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And Many More!

And Many More!

Downtown’s beloved Miller Theater is 76 years old and, to celebrate, Symphony Orchestra Augusta will hold a free drop-in at the Emporium Building, 1106 Broad Street, on Friday, February 26, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The celebration will include updates on the renovation program, a new website launch, a presentation by representatives of Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theatre […]

Let the Brewing Begin

Let the Brewing Begin

It’s official, beer fans! Riverwatch Brewery in Augusta has finally received all the state and federal licensing it needed to officially begin its locally brewed beer right here in the Garden City. It will be the city’s first locally owned and operated packaging brewery since the demise of the Augusta Brewing Company. “We are so […]

Spring Forward

Spring Forward

When Metro Spirit Publisher Joe White came up with the idea for the ETCP Spring Fest in 2012, he wanted to keep it simple. Not because that made it easier, but because he felt it made things more enjoyable. “What I envisioned was a craft beer festival with vendors and a little bit of live […]

Real Good Eats

Real Good Eats

There’s a sign behind the counter at Fred’s Meat & Bread proclaiming their cheesesteaks are better than ones you can find in Philly. Those may be fightin’ words to some, but they come from no less than Bon Appetit magazine, people you figure should know what they’re talking about. Located in Krog Street Market near […]

Interfaith celebration honors King’s legacy

Interfaith celebration honors King’s legacy

When Dr. Cornel West spoke last year at Augusta’s Interfaith Service of Celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., he commended the Progressive Religious Coalition of Augusta for organizing such a special worship service each year. “No one does anything like this,” West told hundreds of people gathered at the Gilbert-Lambuth Chapel on the campus […]

The Naughty and Nice of 2015

The Naughty and Nice of 2015

With the Christmas season right around the corner, there is no secret that the Augusta area has definitely kept Santa on his toes checking his list not once, but twice, to see exactly who has been naughty and nice.  And, let’s just say it, some folks should expect nothing but a few lumps of coal […]

For the Love of Jordan

For the Love of Jordan

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than three years since anyone’s heard her sarcastic laugh or seen her brilliant smile. She had her dad’s twisted sense of humor and her mom’s loving heart. Jordan White was fearless, beautiful, hilarious and full of life. There isn’t a day that goes by that her friends […]

World’s Most Active Phish Tribute Band Coming to Augusta

World’s Most Active Phish Tribute Band Coming to Augusta

The progressive rock and jam band Phish certainly has its fans. Among them, Runaway Gin — the world’s most active Phish tribute band. A fixture at the Charleston Pour House where they play every Sunday, the band constantly tours the greater southeast region. Runaway Gin has played many Phish after parties and is known for […]