Author: Mark Woolsey

Macon’s Musical Eateries

Their biscuits may bear names like “Butch” (Trucks), “Midnight Rider” and “Ramblin Man,” but H & H Soul Food isn’t the only place you’ll find food echoing Macon’s performing greats.

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Home of Southern Rock Reopens

The reopening—on the 50th anniversary of Capricorn’s founding—marked the culmination of several years of work on a number of fronts. The formerly dilapidated space was stabilized, cleaned up and refurbished under the umbrella of Mercer University and now bears the somewhat academic-sounding title of “Mercer Music at Capricorn.”

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Common Sense Collaboration: Fred Glassman offers legal mediation class

“I thought there must be a better way.” Turns out there was. The concept of mediation emerged, with a neutral person representing both parties. Glassman saw that some cases were ripe for mediation and he tried to get his clients to travel that route whenever appropriate. Then along came collaborative law. It’s a legal framework in which both parties in a dispute hire attorneys, but the lawyers formally agree not to go to court.

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Pumpkin-y Goodness

Cooler Temperatures. Falling leaves. Bringing in a bountiful harvest. The humble pumpkin. They all seem inseparable somehow, with the orange-yellow variety of squash calling upon our nostalgia for a simpler, close-to-the-land type of existence. No wonder many Atlantans drive 20, 30 and more miles to visit a pumpkin patch to scoop up a vegetable they rarely touch the rest of the year.

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Ice Pops: Treats to Beat the Heat

A growing number of specialty and gourmet ice pop (think Popsicle) makers in Atlanta are crafting treats that thrill the taste buds and put a momentary chill on July’s steamy heat.

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