Classy Fashions (a.k.a. the Wig Shop near MARTA) Closes

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Bill writes in…

Classy Fashion is no longer Classy.. nor is it fashion.. actually.. its not anything.. Just watched the Closing unfold before our eyes.

Decatur Arts Festival Poster Unveiling Next Thursday

Want to be among the first to see this year’s Decatur Arts Festival poster?

Better yet, want to meet Pete the Cat artist James Dean and get yourself a signed festival poster?  Well, then you need the info below!

Posted by DM, who is just realizing he shouldn’t have given Andisheh all the codes to his Swiss bank accounts just because he “wanted to play DaVinci Code.”

Little Shop of Stories wins Big Award

Hip, hip, and hooray for Little Shop of Stories, which won a 2010 Women’s National Book Association Pannell Award recognizing “retail bookstores that excel at inspiring the interest of young people in books and reading.”

The award includes a $1,000 award, which might come-in handy when Little Shop Stories is forced to hire a cleaning crew to collect all the apple strudel crumbs, severed kitten whiskers and cream-colored pony droppings inevitably left behind by the notoriously rowdy fans of Julie Andrews.

(Post by Andisheh Nouraee, filling-in for Mr. DM, who has reportedly fled to Switzerland)

GA Superior Court Rules Against DeKalb Cities in HOST Dispute

The Dunwoody Crier is reporting that DeKalb County has again won a round of the Homestead Option Sales Tax legal dispute with its cities at the Superior Court level.

The multi-million dollar tiff has been dragging on for over a decade, sustained during the present day on DeKalb’s revised claim that the original agreement between DeKalb County and its cities was “unconstitutional” because it “didn’t require the cities to perform any specific services for the county”.

In the world of legal oddities and the influence of cold-hard cash, DeKalb County is attempting to find themselves in the wrong for entering into an unconstitutional agreement with Decatur and its other cities.   Apparently any potential public image problems with repeatedly claiming you didn’t know what the heck you were doing go out the window when millions of dollars of delicious capital improvement money is at stake.

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