April 2018


Spring Countdown for The Peachtree


For the community of AJC Peachtree Road Race participants, spring is the season to train for one of the pre-eminent annual summer events in the ATL. This spring I’m preparing for my 40th consecutive Peachtree, for which I am so [...]


Sheep to Shawl Program Explores Historic Cloth Making


There is always something interesting to see or do at the Atlanta History Center. In April, the fascinating Sheep to Shawl Program returns once again as an event for the whole family. It details the long process of cloth making [...]


Spring Break Ideas: Nine Ways to Get Families Outdoors


With Spring Break just around the corner, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites offer many ways for families to enjoy the outdoors on a budget. From sleeping under the stars to paddling under a full moon, Georgia’s State Parks have [...]


Featuring New Dog Park Agility Equipment


The Piedmont Park Conservancy is excited to announce the newest feature installed in the Piedmont Park large dog park; a brand new agility course!   The course was graciously donated to the Piedmont Park Dog Parks by 16-year-old Ansley Park [...]


Fill Your Garden and Deck with April Bulbs


When I had a yard and a huge deck, spring meant long, happy days of bulb [and tuber] planting in garden plots and containers. While many bulb plants like tulips and daffodils need to be planted in the fall, there [...]


Chicken, Rice and Beans Make a Classic Combination


Two of the world’s great flavor combinations are classics in multiple world cultures. Chicken and rice or beans and rice recipes are bedrock creations in many cuisines and are a favorite in my household. I recently decided to make it [...]


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