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Georgia Watermelon Queen to Visit Fulton County’s Riverside Farmer’s Market in Roswell

Georgia Watermelon Queen to Visit Fulton County’s Riverside Farmer’s Market in Roswell

ROSWELL, Ga. -- The Georgia Watermelon Queen will visit the Riverside Farmer’s Market on Saturday, July 21 from 8:00am – 12:00pm.  Her visit is part of her official duties to welcome summer and to educate the community about the nutritional and economical value of watermelons.  Fulton County Cooperative Extension operates the Riverside Farmer’s Market every Saturday morning in the parking lot of Roswell City Hall located at 38 Hill Street in Roswell, Georgia. 

Laurel Higginbotham, the 2012 Watermelon Queen, will lead a fun-filled day for the entire family.  She will be handing out coloring books, promotional watermelon items as well as officiate watermelon eating and seed spitting contests.  A children’s tent, delicious made-to-order crepes, live music and a radon information table staffed by Fulton County Cooperative Extension Agents will add to the festivities.

Stick It 2 Cancer - Rockin' Roswell for a CURE

Stick It 2 Cancer - Rockin' Roswell for a CURE

Bring a friend & help save a life ... just by shopping & eating at some of the very best restaurants on Canton Street in Roswell, GA.

The "Stick it 2 Cancer Teams" invite you to the "Rockin' Roswell for a CURE Event.  Simply plan to dine (you have to eat anyways, right?) and some great restaurants will donate on your behalf!

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Venti vino? Starbucks to sell alcohol in Atlanta, Roswell

Venti vino? Starbucks to sell alcohol in Atlanta, Roswell

ATLANTA -- Customers will soon be able to buy beer and wine at three Starbucks stores in the Atlanta area.

The city of Roswell granted Starbucks an alcohol license for a store there on Thursday. Beer and wine will also be available at two locations in Atlanta. The alcohol sales are set to begin this fall.

Metro Atlanta is one of the test markets for beer and wine sales, as well as "premium" foods, like small plates, cheese and hot flatbread sandwiches. Customers will be allowed to buy alcohol starting at 2 p.m.

Starbucks Corp. said earlier this year that the new offerings will help it attract evening customers and expand its appeal to community groups and book clubs looking for space to meet.

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Pike Nurseries, Concentrics Restaurants host garden-to-table event

Pike Nurseries, Concentrics Restaurants host garden-to-table event

ATLANTA -- If you're planning to plant a summer garden, Pike Nurseries is hosting the perfect event to learn all about growing fresh vegetables and herbs.

The Georgia-based chain of nurseries has teamed up with Concentrics Restaurants for a Garden-to-Table Chef Event. Expert gardeners and at-home chefs will teach Pike customers how to use their home-grown crops in custom recipes. There will also be cooking demonstrations.

The garden-to-table event is free to attend. Seminars and demonstrations will be held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 5 at all 14 metro Atlanta Pike locations.

3602 Cobb Parkway

2955 Holcomb Bridge Road

Chastain (4020 Roswell Road)
Lindbergh (2410 Camellia Lane NE)
Toco Hills (2101 LaVista Road)

6050 Bethelview Road

Johns Creek
5795 State Bridge Road

3 new ALDI stores coming to metro Atlanta

3 new ALDI stores coming to metro Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Three new ALDI groceries stores will open across metro Atlanta in May.

RELATED | ALDI opens in Hiram

The discount grocer is known for providing quality items at unbeatable prices. When the three new stores open, the German chain will have more than 30 locations in north Georgia.

"As ALDI continues to grow in Atlanta, we are pleased to open these new locations to help more customers stretch their dollars even further," Thom Behtz, division vice president for ALDI, said in a statement. "As important as price is, there's only one way to attract and keep shoppers: you have to have quality products."

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies will be held at all the new locations on Thursday, May 3:

600 Mansell Road

Sandy Springs
6336 Roswell Road

What would you do with $500M?

What would you do with $500M?

ATLANTA -- We're still reeling over the Georgia Lottery's announcement that Friday's Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record $500 million.

RELATED | Check your tickets on 11Alive's lottery page

And it got us thinking -- what would you do with the money if you won? Half a billion dollars is almost unfathomable -- do you know what you'd do with all that money?