Non-profit, Recreation, Things to do

16th Annual HomeStretch Golf Tournament at The Manor in 2017

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, The Manor Golf & Country Club (15951 Manor Club Drive, Alpharetta) will host the 16th annual HomeStretch Charity Golf Tournament. Individual Players- $225; Foursome - $860 The format is a four-person best ball scramble. They award longest drive, closest to the pin, contests on several holes, a poker hand, and… Continue reading 16th Annual HomeStretch Golf Tournament at The Manor in 2017

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Schools

Fulton Science Academy Student Ranked 8th in National Math Counts

Holden Watson, a 13-year-old eighth-grader from Fulton Science Academy Private School in Alpharetta, GA, ranked as the eighth finalist and Countdown Round Qualifier at the 2017 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition. The event, which brought together more than 200 of the nation’s brightest middle school math minds, took place May 13-16 at the Hilton Orlando, Lake… Continue reading Fulton Science Academy Student Ranked 8th in National Math Counts

Schools

Alpharetta High School Student Wins Banking Scholarship

Megha Desai, a senior at Alpharetta High School, was recently selected as a recipient of a $1,000 scholarship for the Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship which is sponsored by the Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA), and funded by CBA and its membership. CBA awarded five $1,000 scholarships to this year's winning candidates for… Continue reading Alpharetta High School Student Wins Banking Scholarship

Music, Special Events, Things to do

Steve Miller Band w/ Peter Frampton to Verizon Wireless Amp on July 16th

Coming off an extraordinary 63 shows in 2016, Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famer Steve Miller is excited to announce his 2017 summer tour campaign with Peter Frampton.. Steve and his band look forward to delving into their deep catalogue of hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The tour kicks off in the metro… Continue reading Steve Miller Band w/ Peter Frampton to Verizon Wireless Amp on July 16th

City of Alpharetta, Senior Citizens, Special Events, Things to do

Old Soldiers Day Parade and Race 2017 in City of Alpharetta

HONOR OUR SOLDIERS Alpharetta City Hall • Sat, August 5 9:15 a.m. Band /Program /Parade Downtown Alpharetta on Roswell Street The City of Alpharetta and American Legion Post 201 hosts the Annual Old Soldiers Day Parade. The parade honors our country’s war veterans and recognizes their service to our country. The City band will begin… Continue reading Old Soldiers Day Parade and Race 2017 in City of Alpharetta

Disability Awareness, Kids, Non-profit

Milton Mini Horse Named Equine Ambassador to CHOA!

Meet Raisin. Raisin is a miniature horse. A miniature horse is just like a regular horse, only a very cute, tiny, scaled down version. Miniature horses were first bred in England to pull coal carts up from the mines because of their strength and tiny stature. These days they are more of a novelty, used… Continue reading Milton Mini Horse Named Equine Ambassador to CHOA!

Special Events

Canteen 360 Mobile Bar

Today, artfully redesigned box trucks and converted pop-up camper food trucks are a common sight around Alpharetta. The City even designates every Thursday through the Summer to “Food Truck Alley,” so residents can come out and enjoy dinner in the streets. Drinks, though? Now, there’s Canteen 360, a locally -owned mobile bar unit which can… Continue reading Canteen 360 Mobile Bar

Restaurants, Uncategorized

Peach & The Porkchop Best Fried Chicken Sandwich

Peach & The Porkchop is so excited to announce that their Jim II Chicken Sandwich has been selected by USA Today/Sandwich America’s 10Best Best Fried Chicken Sandwich in Georgia Contest!  This incredible sandwich actually came in #3 in a reader’s poll of 20 chicken sandwiches nominated by USA Today and Sandwich America. The Jim II… Continue reading Peach & The Porkchop Best Fried Chicken Sandwich

Uncategorized

Spring Events at Avalon

MARDI GRAS PUB CRAWL Tuesday, February 28 5PM to 9PM In celebration of Fat Tuesday, Avalon will host its third annual Mardi Gras stroll! Enjoy New Orleans-themed drinks and special offerings while visiting Avalon’s famed retailers and restaurants. So wear your best purple, green and gold, grab beads by the handful and kick back at… Continue reading Spring Events at Avalon

City of Alpharetta, City of Milton, Crabapple Community Association, Holidays, Kids, Music, Things to do, Visit Alpha Milton

Spring 2017 Calendar

MARCH MAR3 Dynamic Jazz Pianist Madoca Kawahara, 7:30 PM - 11 PM, The Velvet Note, thevelvetnote.com MAR4 Jazz Trombonist Nick FInzer CD Release: Hear & Now, 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM. The Velvet Note, thevelvetnote.com Free Photos with the Easter Bunny, 10 AM - Noon, Alpharetta Welcome Center, 678-297-0102 Spring “Lamb & Bunny” portraits by… Continue reading Spring 2017 Calendar

City of Milton, Crabapple Community Association, Government, Things to do, Visit Alpha Milton

Milton’s Hometown Jubilee May 6th

Milton Hometown Jubilee•May 6, 2017•4pm - 9pm The City of Milton, Ga. and Crabapple Community Association invite you to the 3rd Annual Milton Hometown Jubilee! This signature festival kicks off the spring festival season in Milton and celebrates the best of the Crabapple historic district. Join in this year for live music, food and drink… Continue reading Milton’s Hometown Jubilee May 6th

Government, Police & Fire

Milton’s New Police Chief

Following a nationwide search with 100 applicants vying for the position, the City of Milton selected George “Rich” Austin, Jr. as its new chief of police. Austin, who previously served as the Captain of Internal Affairs with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in N.C., officially joined the Milton Police Department on Jan. 30, 2017. During his… Continue reading Milton’s New Police Chief

Health & Wellness, Recreation, Tennis

8 Hot Tennis Tips

By Amy Pazahanick ONE Be unpredictable! I do not care how good your crosscourt forehand is, if you hit it there every single time, your opponent will eventually start to catch on. If you love your lob shot, then hitting a drop shot on occasion will make your lob that much more effective. If you… Continue reading 8 Hot Tennis Tips

Kids, Non-profit, Recreation, Things to do

2017 Summer Camp Guide

It’s that time of year when parents begin to plan for the children being home in the summer. Milton and Alpharetta area offers a plethora of amazing camps and summer programs to choose among, whether you need care for your child all day because of work, or you simply need to plan a couple of… Continue reading 2017 Summer Camp Guide

Health & Wellness

Happy Feet

It’s great to set running goals, but when off the bat you want to run a marathon (26.2-miles) — it’s wiser to take a few steps back. Foot stress fractures are one of the most common conditions foot and ankle surgeons treat. This is especially true with first-time marathoners. With more experienced runners increasingly comparing… Continue reading Happy Feet

Golf, Non-profit, Recreation, Things to do

Rivers of the World (ROW) Hosts Tourney at Top Golf

The Alpharetta Chapter of Rivers of the World (ROW.ORG) have organized their annual fundraising golf tournament at TopGolf (10900 Westside Pkwy.) for Thursday, April 27th from 3pm to 6pm. Join them on a beautiful Spring afternoon full of fun and competition, while supporting the work of ROW. All golfers will enjoy two games of TopGolf,… Continue reading Rivers of the World (ROW) Hosts Tourney at Top Golf

Golf, Recreation, Things to do

Where to Golf in Alpha/Milton?

GOLF CLUB OF GEORGIA • 1 Golf Club Dr., 30005 golfclubofgeorgia.com Two Arthur Hills-designed courses, Lakeside and Creekside are distinctly different from each other offering the golfer enormous architectural, aesthetic and strategic variety. In 1999, Golf Digest honored Lakeside’s par-5, 607 yard 11th hole as one of “America’s Best 99 Golf Holes.” CROOKED CREEK GOLF… Continue reading Where to Golf in Alpha/Milton?