Squirrelheads Win Westchester “Battle of the Bands”

Kelly sends along the news…

The Squirrelheads claimed the coveted Golden Wolverine trophy on Friday at Westchester Elementary School’s third annual Battle of the Bands, presented by Decatur CoWorks and Natalie Gregory | Keller Williams.

Two of the band members, Lori and Eric Murphy, are Westchester parents and owners of Firehouse Guitars & Music. Other band members include Jamie Hood, Dave Kaiser and Mike McKenny.

The sold-out event, which was held at Avondale Towne Cinema, featured a total of five local bands that battled it out for the kids of Westchester, including Flock of Eagles, Transmit & Receive, Kickin’ Edgar, The Squirrelheads, and The Benders.

More photos of the event will be posted to WestchesterRocks.org, courtesy of Greta High, From the Hip Photography.

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April Fools Comedy Night at Three Taverns on April 1st!

After all the eggs are found, the chocolate bunnies are beheaded, and you’ve changed out of your Easter best, why not head over to 3 Taverns Brewery for some laughs with some great Atlanta area comics?

The Decatur Arts Alliance and Three Taverns Brewery are hosting a night of local joking with Lew Lefton, David Perdue, Jay Ward, Samm Severin, Amand Marks and Will Copeland.

While you’re there make sure to try out a couple of my fav new 3 Taverns brews – Lord Grey (a Earl Grey sour), Crave (a NE IPA) and Rowdy and Proud (a very drinkable IPA).

Just $25/person  2 shows at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m.
Get your tickets at Freshtix.com!

Report: EarthFare Closing Emory Point Location

From Tomorrow’s News Today

Natural foods grocer Earth Fare will soon close two of its Atlanta area stores, after just over three years in business.  The stores, located at the Village at Peachtree Corners shopping center in Peachtree Corners and Emory Point in Atlanta, opened in January and July 2015, respectively.  A third store, located at The Collection at Forsyth, opened in December 2015 and is remaining open for now.

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“MacGyver” Filming at No. 246 This Morning

A familiar sight in Downtown Decatur – the sidewalks along West Ponce are again cluttered with filming equipment this morning.

The city tells us that the CBS’s reboot of “MacGyver” is filming inside No. 246 today.

The series, which launched in 2016, stars Lucas Till in the title role.  They are currently filming their 3rd season.

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