At Odds in Olde Town

At Odds in Olde Town

When the Knox Foundation donated the former Telfair Inn and about 15 surrounding historic buildings to the United Way in 1996, the plan was to use the properties as a “community service center complex” for local nonprofit organizations. It was a goodwill donation that was intended to support and strengthen the Olde Town neighborhood. But […]

A new beginning for low-income housing in Augusta?

A new beginning for low-income housing in Augusta?

When motorists drive past the former Cherry Tree Crossing site on 15th Street in downtown Augusta, it’s hard to believe the violence and tragedy that was once rampant in the neighborhood. More than five years ago, Cherry Tree Crossing was at a crossroads. Violent crimes were a regular occurrence within the community, which was filled […]

Augusta loves “The Big Mo”

Augusta loves “The Big Mo”

If you are looking for something fun to do this upcoming three-day weekend, The Big Mo will be celebrating its 18th Annual Labor Day Weekend Triple Feature Extravaganza on Sept. 2-4. While most of the legendary outdoor screens that saw many American couples through their first kiss have long ago been converted to retail property […]

This Week’s Whine Line

This Week’s Whine Line

Par for the course that even the conservatives on the Augusta Commission are demanding the ability to “control and regulate” what a woman does with her body. Give the stripper a business license to work independently, already. Forcing them to tie their bodies to a business owned by a man? Ew. When it comes to […]

Kubo and the Two Strings Just Saved Summer

Kubo and the Two Strings Just Saved Summer

It’s only August, but 2016 has been an underwhelming year at the theater. Yes, there’s still plenty of time for a late flourish to finish out the year strong (I’ll be seeing “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” at midnight and keep an eye out for “The Accountant” in October) but judging from what we’ve […]

The Indian Queen Continues to Reign After Four Years

The Indian Queen Continues to Reign After Four Years

It was August of 2012 when Steven Moore, Brandon Mears and Ryan McArdle realized their dream of creating the perfect bar. Four years on, and the Indian Queen is sitting pretty on the corner of Monte Sano and Wrightsboro; its log-cabin exterior enhanced by a large, inviting deck and patio area bordered by flowering plants. […]