October 2014

 

Have a Happy HollowThankMas

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Starting with Halloween, followed in quick succession by Thanksgiving and Christmas, the holiday season begins and we end up with three months of festivities, hence the term HollowThankMas.   By now, we’ve all seen the Halloween candy, costumes and decorations [...]

 

Artist Makes His Mark Along the Beltline

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Fred Ajanogha has been quietly but conspicuously beautifying a forlorn section of the Atlanta Belt-line’s western loop. The College Park -based Nigerian artist and sculptor was commissioned to embellish the perimeter of a massive paved lot at 352 University Avenue [...]

 

Get Your Outdoor Power Equipment Ready For Winter

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How well your outdoor power equipment works the next time you need it could depend on how you winterize and store it.   Here are hints that can help: Do your winterization tasks in a safe work zone. Before you [...]

 

A Fun Way To Enjoy Fruits And Vegetables

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, kids aren’t getting nearly enough fruits and veggies in their daily diets, but you can help yours get the nutrients they need — and like it.   There are a number [...]

 

Getting Paid To Play: Dog Sitting And The Sharing Economy

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A growing number of people are finding it may be to their benefit to have their career go to the dogs. For example, consider the case of Dr. Jen Tserng, who left medicine to join the sharing economy as a [...]

 

Transport Your Taste Buds With Duck Tacos

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Some may be surprised to learn that duck and Mexican-style dishes pair well together. In fact, both do-mestic and wild duck have been used in Mexican cuisine for centuries.   Here’s an easy, delicious dinner idea from chef Sara Moulton [...]

 

The First Miracle Year in Braves Baseball

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We all remember some of those exciting “miracle seasons” of the Atlanta Braves beginning in the 1990s. The first “miracle season,” however, for the oldest professional baseball team still in existence came about 100 years ago in 1914. At that [...]