Decatur, GA – The old water tower on West Howard Avenue is gone, and it has apparently become a blank canvas for some top-shelf trolling. An unknown and mischievous person put a sign on the fence surrounding the old water tower site at 1129 West Howard Avenue, next to the East Lake MARTA station. The sign declares “Trader Joe’s: Coming Soon.” Alas, it is not the case. There are no Decatur store announcements on the Trader Joe’s website and a media request to the company went unanswered. The county owns the property and the DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management threw cold water on the idea as well. “According to the Department of Watershed Management, there are no plans for a Trader Joe’s at this site,” a spokesperson for the county said. “Besides, the site would be too small.” And Decatur dreams big when it comes to Trader Joe’s. The mere mention of a Trader Joe’s coming to Decatur is enough to light up online chatter. It doesn’t matter that greater Decatur has an ALDI — a company that owns Trader Joe’s — and a Whole Foods 365 store. Special off-brand labeling and dirt-cheap discount wines are not enough to scratch that Trader Joe’s Itch. The yearning for a Trader Joe...