Beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Retailers have been trying to rush the yuletide holiday since Halloween, decorating stores with Christmas finery and merchandise and blaring holiday carols on their audio systems. Now with Thanksgiving here, there’s no denying the Christmas season has officially begun. All metro Atlanta is aglow with holiday lights, traditional and nontraditional décor and activities that celebrate […]

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A night to remember: Stompin at the Savoy

The Howey Hudson Lowe Foundation held its annual fall fundraiser Nov. 9. The event, Stompin at the Savoy, was designed to recreate the atmosphere of 1930s era nightlife at the Savoy Ballroom and the Cotton Club in Harlem, N.Y. Proceeds from the event went toward supporting the foundation’s various humanitarian initiatives. While guests enjoyed food, […]

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Racing with bulls is an adrenaline high

Being pelted with tomatoes and running for dear life from a thunderous herd of rampaging bulls may not sound like a good way to celebrate one’s birthday, but for Keshawn Bussey it was perfect. Bussey of Dacula spent the day before his 21st birthday at the Great Bull Run at the Georgia International Horse Park […]

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Ilha Grande—A Place Like No Other

Imagine a tropical rainforest island with no roads, accessible only by boat, no light pollution, no air pollution, abundant natural beauty and wildlife, no cell phone reception, beaches with few others on them and stars so bright that it seems as if one can reach up and touch the Milky Way and the Southern Cross […]

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