Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Business owners and shoppers thought a resolution had been reached when a parking lot downtown re-opened, and where shocked to find it blocked off once again.
Wood pillars blocking off a parking lot in Downtown Lawrenceville are frustrating local business owners and their customers. There are signs up that saying the lot in between La Cazuela and Chloe’s Natural Wonders will be closed starting February 1st. However, the lot had reopened for a short time in July, giving shop owners and shoppers hope that the issue had been resolved. That issue being the sale of the lot. The Morsberger Group currently owns it. The asking price? $1.2 million. “We can’t sell something for less than what we owe,” said Emory Morsberger, owner of The Morseberger Group. “We’re trying to work with the community and property owners as best as we can.” Which is why Morsberger decided to reopen the lot temporarily last …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Families came out to enjoy the last Brown Bag Concert on Friday afternoon.
Kids (and some adults too) were jamming and dancing to the sounds of the Scott Douglass Steel Drums as the Brown Bag Concert Series wrapped up. Young ones got to grab instruments and join the jam or try to keep a hula hoop going as best they could. The free concert series was put on by the Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation at the gazebo of the Historic Courthouse.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Local business owners hope this move will boost their sales as well as those for vendors at the market.
The Lawrenceville Farmers' Market is on the move. Starting this Saturday, July 28th, they will relocate from the Old Police Station on S. Clayton Street and return to the Square. Right in front of the free parking garage in Downtown Lawrenceville. Businesses in the area hope this will bring a boost to the local shops and restaurants. “We’ve missed having them down in the parking lot down by La Cazuela,” said Leslie Maske, owner of Niko’s Wine Corner. “A lot of people would park, walk down there and then come back on the Saturdays and shop." Maske’s shop is directly across the street from where the market will be located. “I think moving it up here will be great and I think people will look forward to it,” she added. “I hate the location …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The stepson of singer Usher died from injuries suffered in an accident on Lake Lanier earlier in July.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The funeral for Kile Glover, the Atlanta youth who died from injuries suffered on Lake Lanier in July, will be Friday (July 27), according to media reports. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported that the services for the son of Usher's ex-wife will be Friday at 11am at the Weiuca Road Baptist Church on Peachtree Road in Buckhead. Glover, 11, and a teenage friend were in an inner tube being pulled on a boat when they were hit by a personal watercraft. Glover suffered severe head injuries and was on life support for two weeks. The Georgia DNR has identified Jeffrey S. Hubbard, a family friend, as the driver of the personal watercraft. No charges have been filed in the incident, and alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the …