Tuesday, August 30, 2011
The day's top headlines for Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Braves At Bat for Charity in Buckhead. Fire Nearly Destroys Duplex Near Tech. Concorde Fire Soccer Club Withdraws Special Land Use Application. Fulton, DeKalb Counties Awarded Grants to Fight Child Sex Crimes. Fulton County Virtual Town Hall on Tuesday Night. Participate in the Fulton County Virtual Town Hall Meeting Tuesday. What You Should Know About the Heartworm Medication Shortage. Hot Weather Sparks Cool Idea.
Sunday, August 7, 2011
Slugger to serve steaks at Morton's to benefit his nonprofit that helps youngsters
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Sunday, August 7, 2011
From Patch Staff Reports The Atlanta Braves' Dan Uggla, on a surge at home plate lately, will show his skill with a different kind of platter on Aug. 29. Uggla will serve steak dinners to guests at Morton's Steakhouse in Buckhead, along with Braves teammates. The Tuesday evening event will benefit Uggla's Diamonds in the Rough Foundation, according to a news release. Beginning at 7 p.m., the evening will feature four courses of Morton's cuisine, fine wine and an auction, along with many of Uggla’s Braves teammates. Brandon Beachy, Freddie Freeman, Scott Linebrink, Brian McCann, Kris Medlen, Peter Moylan, Martin Prado, Scott Proctor, David Ross, George Sherrill and Jonny Venters are scheduled to participate. Tickets are $250, and can be …
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Baseball's midseason classic beamed on cinema screen
The All-Star Game rarely conjures a party atmosphere, but visitors to the Buckhead Theatre brought an unusually festive spirit to Major League Baseball’s midseason showpiece Tuesday night. Sponsored by sports radio station 680 the Fan, the Midsummer Classic Viewing Party tried its best to elevate the battle between the American and National Leagues. There were raffles, giveaways, ballpark-style snacks — and, of course, the game, projected on a cinema-sized screen. “This is the way to do the All-Star game,” said Lucas Johnson, a self-confessed Atlanta Braves diehard. “It’s just a shame that Chipper Jones wasn’t able to play.” The Braves’ veteran third-baseman is nursing a knee injury that required surgery and will be out of action for …
Sunday, July 10, 2011
680 the Fan presenting the Midsummer Classic
Braves fans don't have to travel to Phoenix to see all-stars Brian McCann, Jonny Venters, Jair Jurrgens and Chipper Jones up close in the 82nd Major League All-Star Game Tuesdauy night. The Braves all-stars will be shown on Buckhead Theatre's jumbo movie screen Tuesday night during an All-Star Game broadast sponsored by 680 the Fan radio. The doors open at 6 p.m. for the game between the American and National League all-stars, and admission is free, according to the Buckhead Theatre website. Fans can watch the game's broadcast from Chase Field in Phoenix while enjoying a cash bar and ball-park-style concessions.