Miss Lenora, Who Keeps Up The Monument

I’ve got great neighbors. One of the first people I met when I moved to my neighborhood in East Atlanta was Ms. Lenora. I think I first bumped in to her on my morning dog walks. She fills me in on the latest news about her grandkids, goings-on in the neighborhood, and her gardening. She […]

Daily Candy Covers Rogue Apron

Congratulations to Lady Rogue, creator of my favorite new local business, for the excellent article in Daily Candy yesterday. I first heard of the new group when I received a mysterious follow request from @rogueapron on Twitter several months ago. It’s a traveling, underground dinner club, with food expertly sourced and prepared by a professional […]

Keeping Tabs On East Atlanta And LA

One way I look to use blogs is to get glimpses of places I’m not, and to keep tabs on where I am. My friend Ken recently started Live For Buzz which represents a really interesting idea for how to tie blogs and message boards together. EAVBuzz is a message board many East Atlanta residents […]

Post-Tornado Notes

It’s been a weird weekend. On Friday night, the tornado that ripped through downtown Atlanta and then Cabbagetown came through East Atlanta. I was lucky that there was no damage to my house, and the power was only out until early Sunday morning, but lots of my neighbors weren’t so lucky. I decided to write […]

Anyone Lose An Albino Ferret?

Earlier today while I was on the phone I heard my dog Toofis making more of a ruckus than usual in the backyard. I peered out the window and saw something like this: When I put the phone down, got Toofis inside, and took a closer look, it turned out it was this: Aww. My […]

Updates and weekend plans

I'm not sure how much longer I'll be using Vox — maybe this will remain a convenient place to use as a public scratch pad, or it could be that I'll want my new online home at extraface.com to have all of that. There's a lot I like about Vox, but when the character of […]

Lunch and Brunch to the Glenwood

This is good news if you live near East Atlanta. The Glenwood has quickly become a local favorite for both drinking and eating, and we're glad to have more options for lunch and brunch in the village. I'm just sayin. Glenwood announces lunch and brunch Read and post comments | Send to a friend

QotD: Weekend Wrap-up

What was the highlight of this past weekend? A tie. In this corner, the Battle of Atlanta/Taste of East Atlanta festivities, where I got to learn about the central role my neighborhood played in civil war history, the advantages of British Enfield Rifles over Austrian pos'es, the various bone saws and techniques employed in battlefield […]

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