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Recipes for the Holidays

The holidays are all about spending time with loved ones around the dinner table. We wanted to share a few of our treasured holiday recipes with you, our readers. Happy Holidays from our Family to yours! MA EVA’S PECAN PIE Ingredients 3 eggs 1 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup evaporated milk 1/3 cup Mrs. Butterworth’s…

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Downtown Artwalk

By Nancy Jackson | Photos By Andrew Tucker With bands and artists like R.E.M. and the B-52’s finding inspiration and fame in the college town, it’s not difficult to understand why the Classic City has long been heralded as a music capital. However, in past years, public art has begun to spring up between the…

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The Artist

When he started, Athens’ Harold Rittenberry Jr. was just creating for himself. Today, his pieces have gone from his backyard to fans around the world. By Alexandra Shimalla | Photos by Andrew Tucker I first met Harold Rittenberry Jr. through other people. I learned that he’s a self-taught artist who works with giant sheets of…

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The Indie South Special

By Griffin Nelson | Photos By Sara Wise I’m a gift-giver. I’ve always been a gift-giver. There’s something special about giving – or getting – an item that has been specifically packaged for you. I don’t just mean the $5 your relative puts in your birthday card every year because they feel obligated but don’t…

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Road to Ho Chi Minh City – 3 of 4

By Mac McCall Chris’s wreck marked a logistical turning point on the road to Ho Chi Minh. No longer able to steer his bike due to his separated shoulder, he’d have to move south on alternative means of transportation while the rest of us continued on two wheels. This development coincided with a critical geographical…

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All About Balance

By Alexandra Shimalla | Photography by Amy J. Owens n 1952, a modest home of less than 1,000 square feet was built in the Five Points neighborhood of Athens, right off West Lake Drive. In January 2016, a young couple from Atlanta found the empty two-bedroom, one-bath house. They overlooked the rundown exterior and minimal…

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Home Tips

The master bedroom should be a calm and organized retreat that helps you relax at the end of each day. Mixing textures, such as a rich and oversized velvet headboard while layering different fabrics throughout the room creates a harmonious space, according to Brittany Cason Johnston of Brittany Cason Interior Design, Inc. The space should…

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Cattle Dog Forge Daniel Moye Athens Magazine Fall 2019

Forging His Own Path Through the Fire

By Abbey Remkus Metal, while strong and unwavering, becomes malleable when heat and force are applied. Under fire, it is shaped and changed, often made stronger. The same can be said for Watkinsville resident and owner of Cattle Dog Forge, Daniel Moye. Moye’s story is one of determination and triumph in the face of near-fatal…

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Summer Spruce Up

By Abbey Remkus | Photos Courtesy of Jittery Joe’s For some people, entertaining is always on their calendar and it seems to come so naturally. I’m more likely to invite a couple over for dinner or gather with my closest girlfriends than a large group. This year though, Mike and I committed to hosting 50…

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Road to Ho Chi Minh City – 2 of 4

By Mac McCall Leaving the crowded streets of Hanoi behind us, our route south followed quiet rural roads, often interrupted by herds of inattentive water buffalo. By nightfall on day two, we arrived in the town of Thanh Hóa. There was little in the provincial capital enticing us to linger, and a slight sense of…

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