Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Charlie Harbin is using the space next to the Norcross gallery to expand his photography business, Stop the Clock Photo.
Charlie Harbin of Vargas & Harbin Studio Gallery is expanding his photography business, Stop the Clock Photo, by using the space next door to the gallery's South Peachtree Street location. The following message was posted on the studio's Facebook page: Charlie Harbin, Stop the Clock Photo, is moving his photography studio and production facility next door allowing a larger gallery experience for visitors to Vargas & Harbin Studio Gallery. His photography enterprise is expanding to better serve his customers at 29 S Peachtree St, street level. There he continues his portrait, product and commercial work while shooting seniors, pets and events all around the Norcross area. Harbin said he is already renovating and tweaking the new space and …
Monday, October 29, 2012
The joint Halloween and Día de los Muertos celebration was in full force Saturday in Historic Downtown Norcross.
Norcross had its first BOOfest celebration this year, and Saturday was filled with tons of activities. Kids had the chance to participate in a parade, trick or treat at the downtown shops, make Día de los Muertos masks and more. Check out all the different costumes, masks and activities in the Viewfinder. Were you at BOOfest in Norcross? Upload your photos in the Viewfinder above. See also: Don’t miss any Norcross news. Subscribe to Norcross Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Hear a nationally touring band do a special set, help a child in need.
Norcross resident Naima Abdullahi went on a morning walk during her recent visit to Bamako, Mali in West Africa, craving mangoes. What she found was a cause that she and her partner, Andrew Heller, have been rallying in support of for the last months. At a roadside fruit and vegetable stand, she heard a baby whimpering. It was Souleymane, a 2-year-old boy with retinoblastoma, or eye cancer. Adbdullahi, who works with refugees in the U.S., was from was deeply affected by her meeting, crying all the way back to their hostel and then resolving with Heller to help the boy with the rest of her vacation money. She went to the hospital with his mother, who did not have the $150 for the visit. The couple has been supporting his treatment from …
Saturday, July 23, 2011
The official grand opening will be marked with festivities this evening.
Two local artists have been putting love and sweat into their gallery space at 27 S. Peachtree St. in Historic Norcross for months, building out the interior with their own own hands. Read about the artists and their histories in this Norcross Patch article. Tonight, the fruits of their labor will be realized with a gallery opening party. They are expecting a crowd for the festivities, which will begin at 6 p.m. and go until about 11 p.m. They plan to have music, small nibbles and refreshments on hand. Click on the above video to take a virtual tour of the space.