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The Partridge Inn is Shining

The Partridge Inn is Shining

As Lloyd Van Horn, the general manager of The Partridge Inn, quietly sat in the beautifully transformed P.I. Bar & Grill enjoying the magnificent view of Walton Way, he admitted the year-long, $8 million dollar renovation of Augusta’s iconic hotel wasn’t easy. “It was a huge undertaking, especially doing the lobby, all of the meeting […]

Golfers Gone Wild

Golfers Gone Wild

Editor’s Note: This Hunter S. Thompson-esque feature was originally published on April 11, 2007, and was written by former Metro Spirit reporter Corey Pein. Pein abandoned the Metro Spirit some years back to write for the Willamette Week in Portland, Oregon, and hasn’t been heard from since. No surprise there, since Pein, more often than […]

Is Marshall Square criminally negligent?

Is Marshall Square criminally negligent?

Shortly after the devastating fire at the Marshall Square retirement community that killed 91-year-old resident Dorothy Carpenter and displaced more than 80 senior residents, the owners of the property proudly proclaimed that they planned to rebuild. “Not only is it our hope and intent to rebuild, we’re preparing to rebuild,” Steve Mueller, chief operating officer […]