Performing arts, shopping apps for your smartphone

By Collin Kelley Editor Apps for your smartphone and tablet are now in use for everything from banking to photography, and now there are two local ones worth exploring if you’re a fan of shopping and the performing arts. Dave Stevens of Stevens Interactive Productions (pictured) has invented an augmented reality app, Theatre Plus Network […]

Good Growth DeKalb continues Walmart fight

By Collin Kelley Editor Last fall, we reported on Walmart’s move Intown (read the story here) with varying degrees of delight and dismay from residents and local businesses. Community opposition is de rigueur for Walmart these days, but it’s been especially high in DeKalb County where one of the retailer’s “supercenter” stores has been approved […]

Career Readiness: Junior Achievement building Discovery Center

Junior Achievement of Georgia (JA) has started work on the Junior Achievement’s Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center, a state-of-the-art financial literacy and career readiness center in Building C at the Georgia World Congress Center. JA is working in partnership with Atlanta Public Schools, DeKalb County Schools, Fulton County Schools and the Chick-fil-A Foundation to deliver the […]

Small Business Know-How: GSU has a class for that

If you’re planning to start a business or need to learn new skills for and existing one, Georgia State University is hosting a series of workshops and seminars to help entrepreneurs and small business owners. Here’s a look at the classes on offer. To find out more and register for any of these workshops, visit […]

Oriental Designer Rugs moving to the Westside

By Wendy Binns Publisher Over time, the Westside has become a destination for home décor. New businesses continue to land in the area while long-timers, like Forsyth Fabric (established in1949), continue to thrive. Oriental Designer Rugs is joining the mix in early February. Founded in 1973 Oriental Designer Rugs is moving from Amsterdam Walk in […]

Making Sense of Social: Shiny new Quartz

By Brigette Flood There’s a new startup business publication that’s getting lots of buzz lately. It’s called Quartz and it launched in September 2012 by Atlantic Media Company. A business publication doesn’t seem that interesting at first glance, but Quartz includes some key characteristics that give it a disruptor reputation. For starters, it’s digital-only, mobile-first […]

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