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+.* Go local this holiday! Decatur Seasonal Spotlights light the way to shopping and dining deals and ideas in #decaturga. *.+


Mix and mingle blouses and bangles at Boutique Karma (145 Sycamore St.), a long-standing local favorite for women’s fashion on Decatur’s downtown square. Boutique Karma overflows with textured tunics, colorful tops, unexpected dresses, and more in a range of figure-oh-so-flattering cuts and sizes. They love to layer looks with sumptuous natural fibers, dramatic drop-length necklaces, and scores upon scores of silky scarves (not all at one time, silly – Pace yourself!) Shop their artful, international selection with the help of store owners Jay and Raj. They’ve got eyes for design, fit, and fashion. Walk out with a winning ensemble for a holiday soiree or unforgettable gifts for the ladies on your list. Tuck a cuff – or three! – under the tree.

Terrific Thursdays at Boutique Karma: Shop here on Terrific Thursdays for 20% off of all full-price items.

Boutique Karma
145 Sycamore St.

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This weekend in #decaturga: Local Decks N Dogs art event and Grand Menorah Lighting on the square


Decks N Dogs features skateboard deck art by 50+ Decatur/Atlanta artists available for purchase at Dog Towne Franks, 307 E. College Ave., Saturday, Dec. 1, 6-10 p.m. Information at facebook.com/events/329451431173549


The Grand Menorah Lighting and Chanukah Celebration on Decatur’s downtown square kicks off the first night of Chanukah, Sunday, Dec. 2, 4:30-6:30 p.m. RSVP for this FREE event at chabadintown.org. All children who sign up in advance get a Chanukah gift!

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+.* Go local this holiday! Decatur Seasonal Spotlights light the way to shopping and dining deals and ideas in #decaturga. *.+


The dogs bite back at Dog Towne Franks (307B College Ave.) – and that’s a good thing. This newly opened hot dog and sausage spot offers quick bites, goooood cold beer, and a skate punk vibe. Try handcrafted hot dogs with inventive flavors like their P.B.R. (that’s pimento cheese, bacon, and pickled red onions, of course), El Jefe (which is sort of taco meets hot dog), and the Banh Mi dog (yes, please). Go beyond the dog with European comfort foods like pierogies, pretzels, kielbasa, and kraut. Bonus: Free onsite parking in the back. Check out their special Decks N Dogs art show THIS SATURDAY, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m., with 50+ painted decks by Atlanta/Decatur artists for sale. Looking for unique gifts for the skateboard enthusiasts on your list? Well, ollie ollie oxen free – you found ’em! 


Terrific Thursdays at Dog Towne Franks: Find special menu items like stuffed cabbage and bigos (Polish hunters stew) at Dog Towne Franks on Terrific Thursdays.


Dog Towne Franks
307B College Ave.

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+.* Go local this holiday! Decatur Seasonal Spotlights light the way to shopping and dining deals and ideas in #decaturga. *.+


Shop bookoos of bottles at Wahoo! Wine & Provisions (1036 W. College Ave.) – the oenophiles on your list will thank you. Wahoo! Wine & Provisions offers well-made wine from around the world at a range of Santa-friendly price points (check out their 6 for $60 section). Pick bottles that really pop for your next party with help from expert staff. Raise a glass, and round it out with charcuterie, cheeses, local crackers, pickles, jams, or chocolates, and more. Gourmet gift baskets are a classic for a reason. Make yours drinkable.

Terrific Thursdays at Wahoo Wine & Provisions: Mention Terrific Thursdays and save 10% on your entire purchase (excluding sale items). Sample 30+ wines and product demos during their holiday wine tasting this Thursday, Nov. 29, 6:30-8 p.m. Buy tickets ($25 each) in-store or by phone at 404-687-WINE (9463).

Wahoo! Wine & Provisions
1036 W. College Ave.

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+.* Go local this holiday! Decatur Seasonal Spotlights light the way to shopping and dining deals and ideas in #decaturga. *.+


Add humor to Hanukkah with gifts from Sq/Ft (149 Sycamore St.). This charming shop is chock-a-block of gifts with a twist for all of your holidays. Find quirky ornaments, hip home goods, coffee table books, tongue-in-cheek accessories, handmade jewelry, brazen stationery, socks with attitude, and women’s and men’s clothing, too! Forget Cyber Monday – come see this stuff for yourself. Be a real mensch this holiday season – shop local.

Terrific Thursdays at Sq/Ft: Stop in for a legit spread of snacks, rotating discounts on different sections of the store, and maybe even a holiday DJ.

149 Sycamore St.

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This Weekend in Decatur: Small Business Saturday + Santa on the Square + FREE Lyft rides around town


Shop local all over Decatur during Small Business Saturday! Enjoy festivities, music, and free gift wrapping at the tent on Decatur’s downtown square during your #shopsmall spree. Visit with Santa, earn local restaurant gift cards, and get a FREE local Lyft. See details below. Saturday, Nov. 24, starting at 10 a.m. 


Free Cookies & Milk with Santa! Take pictures and sip hot cocoa with Santa himself from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Register for this free event at www.freshtix.com/events/cookies–milk-with-santa-2


Decatur’s November Shopping Promo: Spend $200 at city of Decatur shops and earn $20 in local restaurant gift cards. Bring your retail receipt(s) to the tent on the square during Small Business Saturday or to the Visitors Center (113 Clairemont Ave.) through 11/30, or to redeem your prize. Restaurant receipts are not accepted. Limited to three gift cards per person.


Get a Lyft on us! We’ve partnered with Lyft to give you free transportation all around town on Small Business Saturday. Download the Lyft app and create an account, then BEFORE you request a ride enter the promo code. SMBUSDEC1 for Downtown Decatur, Old Depot District, and West Ponce. SMBUSDEC2 for Oakhurst and Howard Ave. See specific pick-up/drop-off zones below. Note: You must be in “Personal” mode for the code to apply. You will only need to enter this code one time for the entire event.


Lyft promo code SMBUSDEC1 pick-up/drop-off zones:
  • 330 N McDonough St.
  • Decatur Transit Station, 400 Church St.
  • E Trinity Pl.
  • W Ponce de Leon Ave.
  • E College Ave.
Lyft promo code SMBUSDEC2 pick-up/drop-off zones:
  • 113 Clairemont Ave.
  • 653 East Lake Dr.
  • 1042 W College Ave.
  • 722 W College Ave.
  • N McDonough St.


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+.* Go local this holiday! Decatur Seasonal Spotlights light the way to shopping and dining deals and ideas in #decaturga. *.+


Give local – make that hyperlocal – gifts from HomeGrown Decatur (412 Church St.). Find irreverent tea towels, hand-purled plushies, prints, posters, t’s and even a Mr. T shrine at this quirky crafters’ co-op market. From delicate jewelry to mustache wax, you can find gifts for allllll eight nights of Hanukkah here. You might even meet their maker! HomeGrown brings together the metro area’s artist community in their brimming boutique and local artists help staff the shop. All that local love lends primo personality to every item on the shelf – and every gift on your list!

Terrific Thursdays at HomeGrown Decatur: Drop in for shopping, snacks, and yay free beer on Terrific Thursdays. Some artists offer super clearance sales, too.

HomeGrown Decatur
412 Church St.

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+.* Go local this holiday! Decatur Seasonal Spotlights light the way to shopping and dining deals and ideas in #decaturga. *.+


Dig in to top-notch treats at Greene’s Fine Foods (141 E. Trinity Pl.). This sweet sweets shop offers locally dipped and drizzled chocolates, handmade fudge, retro candies, next-level nuts, and more (like growlers, ice cream, and oodles of toys). Add oomph to the holiday table and make gifting zippy. How? – Perfectly packed Peach State pecans. Greene’s offers gift tins of all shapes, styles, and sizes. Indulge in chocolate Grand Marnier pecans alongside red velvet cherries, or try classic roasted, salted, huge Georgia pecans for the purist. Place holiday orders now to get them on Santa’s sleigh! Greene’s handles all the packaging and shipping for you – How’s that for ho, ho, ho?

Stop in to Greene’s Fine Foods on Terrific Thursdays to see what specials they have in store for the season.

Greene’s Fine Foods
141 E. Trinity Pl.

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+.* Go local this holiday! Decatur Seasonal Spotlights light the way to shopping and dining deals and ideas in #decaturga. *.+


 Watch the game – any game – at Taco Mac (240 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.). With 63 flat-screen TVs, 100 beers on draft, and seating for the whole fan club, this local sports bar doesn’t play. Their menu offers classic American fare to pair with your Falcons game. Kick things off with a basket or two (or three) of their award-winning wings. Taco Mac serves up wings in 14 different flavors and styles like sweet chili sesame and Korean black garlic dry rub, and of course their unmistakable classic buffalo. They’ve got salads, wraps, and solid veggie sides, too… But chances are you’ll stick around for the Sweet Baby Ray’s hickory cheeseburger, SweetWater 420 fish and chips, or bacon chicken ranch tater toppers. ‘Tis the season!

Terrific Thursdays at Taco Mac: Enjoy half-price bottles of wine on Terrific Thursdays, and after 5pm, buy any of the “Beers of the Month” and keep the souvenir glass. Pick up $50 worth of Taco Mac gift cards for the holidays and earn $10 in bonus card dollars for yourself.

Taco Mac
240 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.

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+.* Go local this holiday! Decatur Seasonal Spotlights light the way to shopping and dining deals and ideas in #decaturga. *.+


Consider your stockings stuffed at Rocket Fizz (115 Clairemont Ave.)! This throw-back soda pop and candy shop is piled high with vintage sweets, salt water treats, whoopee cushions, Wonder Balls, and just about every soda flavor imaginable. Go retro with NuGrape and Moxie or get really wacky with bacon, pickle, or fresh-cut grass in a glass. Surprise and delight your party guests with family-friendly fizz in the cooler, too. Or show up with a six-pack at your next holiday soiree. Silly sips sure beat a bottle of wine for host/hostess gift fun factor! Kids may as well stock this store. Toys, trinkets, games, and gags will whirl and wow on the big day, and you’ll get the gift of giggles.

Look for sweet specials on Terrific Thursdays! See store for details.

Rocket Fizz
115 Clairemont Ave.

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