Halcyon will also celebrate Arbor Day during its recurring Discovery Days Kids Club series on Wednesday. The weekly Kids Club will be held during regular hours, from 10:30 a.m. to noon and include a special guest appearance by Keep Forsyth County Beautiful from 11 to 11:30 a.m. The group will read a story, learn interactive movement and dance activities entitled, "Get in Touch with Trees" and "Dance with Leaves." Additional information for the free Halcyon Arbor Day Kids Celebration can be viewed here. … [Read more...] about Halcyon Celebrating GA Arbor Day With Tree Planting Wednesday
The improvements planned will impact Hammond Drive from Roswell Road to Glenridge Drive. Currently, Hammond Drive experiences severe congestion and queuing of traffic, especially during peak commuting hours. The current and growing traffic demand along Hammond Drive has also led to an increase in neighborhood cut-through traffic, and adversely impacts adjacent roadways. … [Read more...] about Sandy Springs Hosting Open House Feb. 26 For Hammond Dr.
An era on trial Manson was formally charged with seven counts of murder Dec. 9, 1969, while in police custody in Inyo County. The big break in the case had come a month earlier when Atkins, who was being held on other charges, bragged to her cellmates at Sybil Brand Institute for Women about her involvement in the slayings. … [Read more...] about Charles Manson’s murderous imprint on L.A. endures as other killers have come and gone
Watching the ISIS videos became a compulsion for Yusuf, like deciding to watch “just one more episode” of Game of Thrones. He found himself awash in another reality, one in which he too could be a noble warrior instead of a helpless bystander. He went from bingeing on videos of ISIS fighters and atrocities in Syria to the lectures of Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born radical imam who has almost single-handedly shaped the views of violent American jihadists. (He was killed in a U.S. drone attack in 2011.) “He’d say stuff like, ‘Muslims don’t belong in the West … the ones here are confused.’ Stuff that made America look bad.” (Sayfullo Saipov, the man accused of driving a truck down a bike path on the West Side of Manhattan, killing eight people, had al-Awlaki videos on his cell phone. YouTube started blocking al-Awlaki’s channels in November.) … [Read more...] about An American Teen Tried to Join ISIS. Then Came His Second Chance.
When I first interviewed the Endless West team in 2017, I was skeptical. Notwithstanding the presence of a certified sommelier on its staff, I wondered whether they really got the whole point of wine. Or, at least, what I believe the whole point of wine is: That it’s tantalizing and elusive and, ultimately, a mystery. It’s not only that we will never be able to fully understand what confluence of microbiota and soil and happenstance make a wine taste the way it does. It’s also that we can never say a wine tastes just one way. A wine from the same vineyard tastes different every year; a wine from the same bottle tastes different every day. Even if you can replicate it, how could you ever pin it down? … [Read more...] about Would you drink a synthetic wine, whiskey or sake?