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Inside Alley zoned Despite parking concern, Painted Pin gets go-ahead COMMUNITY 3

‘Brown’ies New Atlanta school board member savors the win COMMUNITY 4

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DEC. 13 — DEC. 26, 2013 • VOL. 7 — NO. 25

Here comes Santa Claus

All our columnist wants is less this year for Christmas

First-grader Amelia Williams happily cheers the appearance of St. Nikolaus during the Atlanta International School’s annual German Christmas Market.


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The Buckhead school holds the holiday market each year to offer what it calls “a true German Christmas Market experience.” The school’s market features holiday foods, beeswax candle dipping and live entertainment. AIS held this year’s market on Dec. 7. PHOTO BY PHIL MOSIER

Changing displays bring special cheer to Hilderbrand AROUND TOWN 9-10

Santas in town Coca-Cola ad artist’s iconic images remain at Oglethorpe OUT & ABOUT 14-15

Police tips Advice on how to avoid being a holliday crime victim PUBLIC SAFETY 30

Peachtree Road plans taking shape BY DAN WHISENHUNT

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Tuxedo Park created by Atlanta’s elite BY DAN WHISENHUNT

There will be big changes along Peachtree Road in the next two years as four different agencies work to make improvements they say they hope will make the road safer. Residents and business owners got a glimpse of what’s in store during a Dec. 10 public information meeting hosted by the Peachtree Road Task Force. The task force is composed of representatives from the Buckhead Community Improvement District, the city of Atlanta, Georgia Department of Transportation and the Midtown Alliance. All of these agencies will have a hand in paying

As its name suggests, Tuxedo Park’s Where history contains the stories of Atlanta’s You most powerful and wealthy families. Live The Governor’s Mansion is here, situated on property sold to the state by former Atlanta Mayor Robert Maddox. But even having the governor in your neighborhood doesn’t guarantee a flawless neighborhood. Traffic, exacerbated by east-to-west commuters, is something residents would like to see less of. The daily frustration of traffic



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