Mellow Mushroom

Pizza and Beer

Pizza and Beer

When Shawn Ledford opened Mellow Mushroom in Augusta, it was all about pizza and beer. In fact, Ledford often found himself in the kitchen helping out. “When I opened downtown, I was in that kitchen cooking, cooking, cooking, all the time. And I did even in Evans,” Ledford said. “And now, it’s just… you get […]

The Boom on Broad

The Boom on Broad

Downtown Augusta is not safe. There is no parking. More than half of the storefronts are empty. Homeless people constantly harass pedestrians on the street. The Riverwalk is dangerous. Downtown is dead. Business owners along Broad Street have heard every complaint known to man about downtown Augusta. While it is tough to hear such criticism […]

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