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Sweet Auburn Curb Market Is Home to ‘Bargain Books Are Us’

Sweet Auburn Curb Market Is Home to ‘Bargain Books Are Us’

ATLANTA – (Sweet Auburn Curb Market) When Pamela Prayor Culbreath was getting ready to retire in 2010 after a long career at Southern Company, she started making plans to realize one of her life’s dreams – to open her own independent book store in an area that had both lots of history and a potential customer base that would give her new business a jump start.

Learn the Basics of the City of Atlanta Neighborhood Stabilization Program - Sat., Feb. 5

Learn the Basics of the City of Atlanta Neighborhood Stabilization Program - Sat., Feb. 5

The City of Atlanta’s Department of Planning and Community Development has the responsibility for administrative oversight, management and implementation of the city’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). 

It is designed to help revitalize neighborhoods and address the national foreclosure crisis.  NSP grants allow municipalities to purchase abandoned, bank-owned foreclosures to help stabilize communities hit hardest by the crisis.  

On Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, the city's Office of Housing is hosting a public information session.  The community is invited to attend the free event.  Here are the details:

NSP Public Information Session: Saturday, Feb, 5, 2011 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Old Council Chambers, 68 Mitchell Street.

More Important Information about the City of Atlanta NSP:

In September 2010, the U.S.

What's Ahead With WaySouth Media, Inc.

What's Ahead With WaySouth Media, Inc.

A few notes about what’s in the works with 

Author & Early Childhood Education Expert Launches 2nd Edition of National Preschool Curriculum

Author & Early Childhood Education Expert Launches 2nd Edition of National Preschool Curriculum

In July 2008, Author & Early Learning Expert, Dr. Bisa Batten Lewis, known as Dr. Bisa, made good on her declaration to produce an affordable preschool curriculum that meets national standards. In January 2011, WINGS: The Ideal Curriculum for Children in Preschool, 2nd edition, will be available, along with five  sets of supporting materials for infants, toddlers, preschoolers/pre-k, family/group child care, and after-school programs. The updated WINGS Curriculum Parent Handbook includes new information on play and learning, along with more resources and forms to support home-learning.

SBA Program Boosts Small Businesses And Small Banks.

SBA Program Boosts Small Businesses And Small Banks.

   It may be one of the best federal programs you've never heard of.

   More than half a billion dollars in federally backed money opened the floodgates for hundreds of Georgia small businesses last year, thanks to an aggressively generous Small Business Administration program that cut fees and increased loan guarantees to 90%. 

   The incentives were wildly successful, providing a boost for new startups and for the banks themselves.  Nationally, the SBA-backed loans totalled more than 10-billion dollars from October to December.  The Small Business Jobs Act allowed for that three-month extension of the funding rules.

Sunday Brunch in O4W Benefits Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency

Sunday Brunch in O4W Benefits Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by AtlantaCSS.org)  

Brunch with Santa at Café 458 Benefiting ACSS

WHAT: On Sunday, December 19, Café 458 will host Brunch with Santa to benefit the Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency. Patrons will have an opportunity to enjoy an all-u-can eat brunch with over 15 items for $12 or order a la carte from the menu. Santa will be on hand to greet the guests and take pictures if patrons are interested.  Photos are $7 or two for $15. All proceeds, including tips, go directly to ACSS and its programs to help break the cycle of homelessness.

WHO: Open to the public

WHEN: Sunday, December 19 Hours: 10a – 2p

WHERE: Café 458

458 Edgewood Ave

Atlanta, GA 30312

www.cafe458atl.com

3-Wheeled PediCabs May be Coming to Atlanta Soon

Atlanta, GA--  Atlanta Could Join Austin, New York City, Boston and San Francisco in use of new Transportation Mode.  Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall introduced legislation authorizing the operation of pedicabs within the city of Atlanta.