Posts By: Lauren

Lauren Patrick is a native Southerner and the editor of Pretty Southern.com. She’s a member of the Atlanta Blogger Network and Atlanta Food Blogger Society. #LovetheSouth #GoDawgs Follow Lauren on Twitter

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August 20, 2016 Featured

Terminus is the original name for the city of Atlanta. In ancient Roman mythology, Terminus was the god of boundaries. The Latin word “termini” means “end of the line.” The history of Terminus goes way beyond “The Walking Dead”. Many native Southerners know that Terminus was the first name for the city of Atlanta. But… Read more »

Jeffrey Fashion Cares Atlanta
August 17, 2016 Fashion

Jeffrey Fashion Cares is the biggest fashion event of the year in Atlanta.     The 24th annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares is founded by acclaimed retailer and style icon, Jeffrey Kalinsky. This year’s event is co-chaired by Lila Hertz, Jeffrey McQuithy and Louise Sams. Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2016 will be held on Monday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m…. Read more »

Wizard_Of_Oz_Fox_Theatre_Atlanta
August 10, 2016 Featured

Editor’s Note: this post was contributed by Mallory Strange The Wizard of Oz is not in Kansas anymore, rather, at The Fox Theatre.   The national tour of this quintessential musical stopped by The Fabulous Fox in Atlanta earlier this summer. As a child, all I wanted was to grow up and be able to… Read more »

5Church Atlanta
August 8, 2016 Featured Food & Drink

5Church is a much-needed addition to Atlanta’s Midtown dining scene. I loved that place with its eclectic menu, cool bar scene, patio on Peachtree Street and the balcony above gazing into the skyscrapers. This is the third 5Church location and the restaurant has Southern roots. 5Church first opened in Charlotte (at the corner of 5th… Read more »

#CampFest Camp Twin Lakes
August 3, 2016 Featured

The Young Atlanta Leadership League (Y’ALL) is hosting the 4th Annual #CampFest to give attendees the chance to feel like a kid again while raising money for Camp Twin Lakes. Y’ALL connects young philanthropy-focused professionals in the metro Atlanta area and plans event to support Camp Twin Lakes. #CampFest will take place Aug. 6 at… Read more »

Honeybee Local Honey Beehives
July 19, 2016 Featured Food

“Beekeeping is like farming. You can do everything right but you can’t control the weather.” – Mama Jule Wright Bee Wild is less than an hour outside the perimeter and the local honey is more than worth the drive. This Southern gem is more than a purveyor of sweet nectar but also a true family establishment…. Read more »