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The Scoop – Fall 2020

40 concerts. 4 Days. 100% Virtual. If you have been longing the return of concerts, then Porch*Fest is the event for you. The 2nd annual event, held October 15-18, features 40 live concerts spanning four days. All concerts will be streamed via Facebook Live. Proceeds from the event benefit Historic Athens, the non-profit dedicated to…

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The Scoop – Support Breast Cancer Awareness and Female Empowerment with These Products

By Jennifer McKee  Every October, a bevy of great products that donate money to breast cancer research hit the market. While this is hardly a complete list, these are some of our favorites, and includes everything from health and beauty products to human and canine fashion, even oysters. Unless otherwise noted, these products are available…

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The Scoop – Athens Chef Hugh Acheson Headlines the NYCWFF

      By Jennifer McKee  James Beard Award winners, Food Network stars and America’s favorite chefs come together for one of the country’s largest culinary events, the New York City Wine & Food Festival, as the famed affair goes virtual October 1-11. Martha Stewart, Hugh Acheson, Giada de Laurentiis, Amanda Freitag, Buddy Valastro, Thomas…

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The Scoop – Find Inspiration in These Fine Printed Goods

By Jennifer McKee  There’s nothing like a fun set of stationery or pretty specialty papers to instantly lift your spirits. We’ve culled a selection of great postcards, lovely notebooks, cocktail-inspired correspondence and art-inspired scarves to add to your must-have list. There’s even do-it-yourself wall hangings you can create out of your favorite photos. Girl W/Knife…

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The Scoop – Social Issues Are in the Spotlight at the Museum of Design Atlanta

By Jennifer McKee  The Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) has created a vast catalogue of online offerings suitable for all ages, many of which focus on social and political justice. A new lineup of free courses, “Architecture & Urbanism for Justice,” was created for those looking to incorporate more equitable practices into these fields—and those…

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The Scoop – Fall 2020 Coffee Must-Haves

      By Jennifer McKee  Even though the national coffee chains have already released their autumn drinks, we’re celebrating the first day of fall (September 22) with a look at some new products coffee lovers won’t want to miss out on. Boutique Blends Coperaco Coffee was brought to life by a passion for working…

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The Scoop – Don’t-Miss Virtual Events This Fall

By Jennifer McKee  The silver lining to taking part in events online is that you may be able to make time for something you wouldn’t otherwise have been able to visit in person. From food and wine festivals to author events, craft workshops, art, music and trivia, a cornucopia of fun activities are coming up…

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The Scoop – Shower Your Pup With Love on National Dog Day

By Jennifer McKee | Photos courtesy Dunkin’ Donuts, Frenchie Bulldog and Grandin Road We know you never need an excuse to spoil your pooch—but you’ll want to stock up on these adorable items just in time for National Day Dog, August 26.   Frenchie Bulldog Basics Don’t let the name fool you, Frenchie Bulldog makes…

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The Scoop – These Vodkas Were Made to Sip

By Jennifer McKee | Photo Courtesy of NEFT Vodka When it comes to cool summer drinks, cocktails often overshadow liquor that’s good enough to drink plain. So before you stir up your next cocktail, consider chilling with these vodkas that make sipping an art form. NEFT Vodka Using oxygen-rich spring water that’s been filtering itself…

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The Scoop – Hoist a Cold Cocktail in Celebration of Rum

      By Jennifer McKee August 16 is National Rum Day. Whether you like your cocktails shaken, stirred or frozen, we’ve got recipes from some of the nation’s best rum brands. Drink up!   Golden Layered Pina Coladas courtesy of Koloa Kaua’i Rum Golden puree layer: 1 cup frozen pineapple 1 cup frozen mango…

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