August 4, 2011 Opinion

My Yankee best friend sent me a funny editorial called Screw New York. If y’all don’t want to read this Manhattan diatribe it’s all good; although even this Southern gal has to admit that it made did make me chuckle. Essentially the writer conveys his sadist resentment towards the masochistic city in this love-hate relationship…. Read more »

August 2, 2011 Food

Alpharetta residents: are y’all ready for some smashed goodness? Smashburger opens its second Georgia location next week on Aug. 10 up in Johns Creek! It’s at 9775 Medlock Bridge Road (right at the intersection of Medlock Bridge & State Bridge Roads). This place will be perfect for lunch meeting or dinner following a football game… Read more »

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August 1, 2011 Art Featured

I accidentally created this fun party hat d.i.y. last weekend while making decorations for my friend Stacy’s birthday and I had to share it with you guys!  I was looking for paint to cover some cardboard balloon-printed party hats (from the dollar-store y’all) and saw my chalkboard spray paint that was left over from our… Read more »

July 31, 2011 Featured Food

What are y’all doing Wed., Aug. 3 from 5 to 8 p.m.? The correct answer is Happy Hour at Pie Shop! Buckhead’s newest sweet spot is offering a sampling of their pies post-work on Wednesday. It’s $20 for an unlimited sampling of their pies until your tummy can take no more. Plus y’all get to… Read more »

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July 29, 2011 Art

Looking for a unique, colorful gift for your next birthday or event you are hosting?  These handmade decorative candles by Atlanta-based etsy shop, When it Rains, are just too cute to pass up!  Handmade soy candles are poured into recycled jars and cans and then adorned with ribbon, twine, and colorful papers.  I love the… Read more »

July 28, 2011 Food

Dozens of people crowded outside the new Five Spot Yogurt in Snellville for its opening earlier this summer. Although the fire inspector hadn’t yet checked out the sprinkler system and thus customers weren’t allowed in, there was a steady traffic of employees bringing free frozen yogurt out to customers. Within the shop was owner David… Read more »