The Tale of the Two Lame Ducks

The Tale of the Two Lame Ducks

While a lot of attention is being paid to the end of Mayor Deke Copenhaver’s tenure, there are two other lame ducks in the Marble Palace that have definitely left their mark on the Garden City. Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason and Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson will have completed their terms at the end of […]

FLIP, Empire State South and Gunshow

FLIP, Empire State South and Gunshow

I am an insufferable snob when it comes to food. It’s not exactly that I want everything to be fancy; after all, I count Totino’s pizza rolls as one of my favorite indulgences (thank God for my 14-year-old, so I don’t have to admit to buying them for myself). No, it’s that I want what […]

Abel Brown Opening At Surrey

Abel Brown Opening At Surrey

When Bistro 491, one of the area’s fine dining landmarks, closed in May, Augusta’s foodies were understandably disappointed. But disappointment quickly turned to anticipation as word spread that owner Todd Schafer wasn’t just closing up shop, he was making way for a new concept restaurant at the same Surrey Center location. Now, after months of […]