Monthly Archives: May 2014

Posted on : February 8th, 2019 0 Comments

Academe of the Oaks Student is a 20 Under 20 Honeree for 2019

Ava Wong, 17Academe of the OaksAva participates in the Hope Education Project that connects high school students to the refugee community. For the third year in a row, she works every Sunday with refugee children, helping them with school work … Continue reading

Posted on : January 16th, 2017 0 Comments

East Decatur Station partner calls new development ‘a real catalyst’

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The ceremonial groundbreaking for the mixed-use project E.co East marks the first significant new development in east Decatur in over a decade. “This is a real catalyst, a jump start,” said architect Jack Honderd, one of three principal partners of … Continue reading

Posted on : January 16th, 2017 0 Comments

SoulShine programs teach sustainability to children

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“Founder and owner Shannon Smith said SoulShine is a nontraditional organization that offers daycare, preschool, after school classes, and seasonal camps with an emphasis on connection to the earth. The organization was founded 11 years ago by Smith and a … Continue reading

Posted on : January 16th, 2017 0 Comments

Decatur’s Independent Distilling Company’s grand opening of tasting room

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The grand opening for IDC’s tasting room—located at 731 E College Ave—occurred on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016! They now host tours and tastings from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. For more information visit http://www.independentdistilling.com/ The ability to have a tasting … Continue reading

Posted on : January 16th, 2017 0 Comments

Drink Local: Independent Distilling Co. Rum

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Independent Distilling Company, part of the East Decatur Station businesses, started up in Decatur in 2014, releasing a white rum and an unaged corn whiskey. Co-owners Michael Anderson and Tommy Williams have since added bourbon to the lineup. Independent Rum … Continue reading