Monday, April 29, 2013
Five of the latest openings in town.
A Licensed Nurse is needed at the Crescent Centre. A Babysitter for two children is needed in Tucker. An expanding Northeast Atlanta organization is adding a new Lawson Technical Developer/Admin to join the team. A Telecommunications Engineer is needed, paying $30 - $40 an hour. Le Cordon Bleu Culinary College seeks an Adjunct Chef Instructor.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
If you're looking for places to enjoy authentic Mexican music and enchiladas on May 5, Tucker Patch has you covered.
Cue up the mariachi band—Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching. The celebration of Mexican heritage on May 5 is sometimes mistaken for Mexico’s Independence Day. However, Cinco de Mayo actually commemorates the Battle of Puebla, a turning point in Mexican history and freedom. In the U.S., it is celebrated by observing Mexican culture through food, drinks and dancing. If you are looking for a fiesta with margaritas, live bands and authentic food, read on for the best places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Tucker: Monterrey Mexican Restaurant Sangrias Mexican Cafe Las Colinas Mexican Grill Eduardo's Mexican Grill El Matador TELL US: Where do you plan to celebrate on May 5? Share in the comments below!
Friday, April 26, 2013
But management says it's business as usual.
A Tucker-based limousine service has been ordered by the Federal Government to cease all operations immediately due to safety violations, according to the Wall Street Journal, the Sacramento Bee, and other sources. Best Limo Service, at 2179 Morris Avenue, was told April 26 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that numerous infractions were discovered during its latest inspection and that "its drivers and vehicles pose an imminent hazard to public safety," the report said. However, when reached by phone at noon on Friday, a Best Limo manager who would only identify himself as Lindell told Patch: "That's not so. We've been inspected just like everybody else," he said, and the business remains open. When asked again if…
The culinary school's chowder proceeds are going to marathon bombing victims.
Students and staff at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Tucker are doing what they do best to help the Boston bombing victims – cooking. As part of an initiative called Soup in Support, they will be making and selling bowls of their signature seasonal Roasted Fennel Tomato Florentine soup, which can be bought at Le Cordon Bleu for $5 per pint. Proceeds will benefit One Fund Boston, which provides financial support for victims. The school is located at 1927 Lakeside Parkway in Tucker. Related content on Tucker Patch: Bites Nearby: Technique Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu Local Baking Contest for 'No Kid Hungry' Combating Obesity with Slower Food From Food Ministry to Slow Foods Bites Nearby: A Review of Our Reviews Update: Tucker …
Patch rounds up some recent health inspection scores for Tucker restaurants.
Here are some recent restaurant health inspection scores performed by the DeKalb County Board of Health for establishments in our community: Folks 4286 Lavista Road 4/22/13 Score: 95 The Greater Good BBQ 4431 Hugh Howell Road 4/23/13 Score: 85 Tucker Saloon 3766 Lawrenceville Highway 4/23/13 Score: 90
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
There would be at least 100 units in the rental community, the Smoke Signal reports.
A company wants to develop an active senior living facility in Tucker, according to the Smoke Signal. Norsouth Development has proposed the facility -- at least 100 rental units with various amenities -- for the area behind the Tucker Methodist church, according to the report. Learn more about Norsouth Development's communities.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Private Bank of Buckhead has named Jaimini Parmar as a Personal Banker.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Hank Johnson's district includes parts of Tucker.
Rep. Hank Johnson, whose district includes portions of Tucker, introduced "The Help Entrepreneurs Create American Jobs Act" and "The Fairness and Transparency in Contracting Act" last week. A press release from Johnson's office states: The Entrepreneurs Act, a bipartisan bill, would permanently double the tax cut for start-up businesses. The Fairness in Contracting Act would ensure that federal small business contracts go to genuine small businesses instead of subsidiaries of large companies. See the attached video of Johnson introducing the bills. Under the entrepreneur act, the first-year startup expenses deduction would go from $5,000 to $10,000 for good. According to Johnson's office, the bill has 30 co-sponsors from both parties. The…
A sample of what's available.
Some openings this week around Tucker: Industrial Maintenance Mechanic and Industrial Electrician Bench Technician Sales-Insurance Agent-Sales Representative Senior Financial Analyst Branch Sales Professional Human Resources Consultant UM Support Staff
Friday, April 19, 2013
Patch rounds up some recent health inspection scores for restaurants in and around the Tucker community.
Here are some recent health inspection scores performed by the DeKalb County Board of Health for restaurants in and around our community. Readers can click on the score to see the actual report: Folks 4286 Lavista Road 4/10/13 Score: 62 J. Buffalo Wings 4306 Lawrenceville Highway 4/11/13 Score: 70 McDonald’s 2077 N. Decatur Road 2/27/13 Score: 97 Rise n Dine 1565 N. Decatur Road 3/20/13 Score: 94 (A food service establishment that is graded as a “U” and does not earn at least a grade “C” within 10 days of receiving the “U” will be requested to voluntarily close until all violations are corrected and/or have enforcement action taken to suspend or revoke the food service permit.)