Georgia Party Gras features 5K, masquerade ball, street festival, parade

Georgia Party Gras features 5K, masquerade ball, street festival, parade

CONYERS — Inspired by the transformation of Olde Town Conyers from a 19th century railroad town to a New Orleans French Quarter neighborhood, two local non-profits have teamed up to present the first ever Georgia Party Gras. A multi-faceted event, Georgia Party Gras includes a 5K race, a masquerade […] Click here to view original web page at Georgia Party Gras features 5K, masquerade ball, street…

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Georgia Party Gras features 5K, masquerade ball, street festival, parade

Georgia Party Gras features 5K, masquerade ball, street festival, parade

CONYERS — Inspired by the transformation of Olde Town Conyers from a 19th century railroad town to a New Orleans French Quarter neighborhood, two local non-profits have teamed up to present the first ever Georgia Party Gras. A multi-faceted event, Georgia Party Gras includes a 5K race, a masquerade […] Click here to view original web page at Georgia Party Gras features 5K, masquerade ball, street…

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Unity Group to boycott M.L. King parade

Unity Group to boycott M.L. King parade

The group that has hosted Chattanooga’s M.L. King Day parade for decades won’t participate this year, it says. The city of Chattanooga is putting on the parade after the Unity Group declined to host it, city leaders said Saturday. Late Sunday evening, Unity Group President Sherman Matthews sent a […]
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Thousands turn out to celebrate King’s lessons at 35th MLK Jr. parade

Thousands turn out to celebrate King’s lessons at 35th MLK Jr. parade

For 29 of her 58 years, Delores Reid-Smith has spent her birthday celebrating the birthday and lessons of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. In the early days as a young mother and member of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee, she marched with others – […]
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Banned for some, Confederate flags still fly at Stock Show parade

Banned for some, Confederate flags still fly at Stock Show parade

FORT WORTH Born and bred in Fort Worth, Jack Zaetler grew up attending the All Western Parade as a boy. Zaetler later moved to Dallas and had not returned to his hometown parade for years. That changed Saturday. “This was on my bucket list before I die,” said Zaetler, […]
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Inspired by Patchogue’s ‘Alive After Five,’ Riverhead moves ahead with plans for summer evening street fairs

Inspired by Patchogue’s ‘Alive After Five,’ Riverhead moves ahead with plans for summer evening street fairs

Photo: Patchogue Chamber of Commerce An evening street fair modeled after Patchogue’s popular “Alive After Five” event is coming to downtown Riverhead this summer. The Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association plans to allocate the largest portion of its budget this year to the new street fair, which will […] Click here to view original web page at Inspired by Patchogue’s…

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Inspired by Patchogue’s ‘Alive After Five,’ Riverhead moves ahead with plans for summer evening street fairs

Inspired by Patchogue’s ‘Alive After Five,’ Riverhead moves ahead with plans for summer evening street fairs

Photo: Patchogue Chamber of Commerce An evening street fair modeled after Patchogue’s popular “Alive After Five” event is coming to downtown Riverhead this summer. The Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association plans to allocate the largest portion of its budget this year to the new street fair, which will […] Click here to view original web page at Inspired by Patchogue’s…

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