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Ice Queen: The business behind all your friends’ Instagram posts

Ice Queen: The business behind all your friends’ Instagram posts

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
March 19
Filed under Business, News

“I lived in Atlanta and was looking for a business to invest in. This ice cream place gave me an opportunity to live in America but still stay in touch with my roots, since the ice cream concept is from Thailand,” said Peggy Dong, manager of Ice Queen.

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Thirsty Turtle takes place of former LGBTQ bar

Thirsty Turtle takes place of former LGBTQ bar

Elliot James, Staff Writer
March 18
Filed under Business, News, Showcase

The new bar — which opened Thursday for St. Patrick’s Day — will remain under the same ownership, but it will be branded as an all-inclusive venue.

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Olive in a Bottle sells more than your typical salad dressing

Olive in a Bottle sells more than your typical salad dressing

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Business, City, News, Showcase

Though January has come and passed, it’s not too late to start that new year's resolution of eating healthier. There is one Macon business that has a healthy and natural way to do just that. Olive in a Bottle, located off of Bass Road, is Macon’s own specialty olive oil and vinegar store. The...

Mercer Landing and Mercer Village welcome new restaurants

Mercer Landing and Mercer Village welcome new restaurants

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Business, News

Mercer Landing welcomed a second restaurant in December when Momma Goldberg’s Deli opened their doors. Momma Goldberg’s joined Papa John’s Pizza, which had been open throughout the Fall 2016 semester. Momma Goldberg’s opening had been anticipated for several months, as their original gra...

Business Spotlight: CrossFit AOA

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
February 2
Filed under Business, Health and Wellness, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

“When we’re young, we trade health for wealth. When we’re old, we trade wealth for health," Minter said.

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Business Spotlight: Ampersand Guild Hall

Business Spotlight: Ampersand Guild Hall

Rose Scoggins, Staff Writer
December 4
Filed under Business, News

“Seeing people create art makes me want to create art and write more and become more of myself. In that way, I think this a place where you can find something and get inspired,” Sultan said. “I would recommend anybody to come here because it’s beautiful and awesome.”

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Mercer Landing additions to be completed in new year

Mercer Landing additions to be completed in new year

Elliot James, Staff Writer
December 4
Filed under Business, News

Chain restaurants like Mama Goldberg's Deli and Chen's Wok were expected to already be open for business.

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The Mill returns to its LGBT+ background

The Mill returns to its LGBT+ background

Vanessa Alva, Staff Writer
November 25
Filed under Business, News, Showcase

“We continue to build shows showing the diversity in our shows. We have transgender, we have drag queens, we have drag kings, [and an] ethnically diverse cast,” Marshall said. “We're all about diversity and that builds a strong community.”

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The Ocmulgee Brewpub set to open downtown

The Ocmulgee Brewpub set to open downtown

Summer Perritt, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor
November 15
Filed under Business, Showcase

If you’re tired of the same old eateries in Macon, you're in luck. Ocmulgee Brewpub will be opening up in downtown Macon. From the Macon-based family that brought you Just Tap’d, the Ocmulgee Brewpub will be the first on-site brewery in town. “What will make Ocmulgee Brewpub different from any...

JC Thrift aims to sell threads, serve community

JC Thrift aims to sell threads, serve community

Summer Perritt, Opinions & Lifestyle Editor
November 6
Filed under Business, News, Showcase

If you’re looking to snag some deals on clothing or furniture and want to give back to the Christian community in the process, head down to JC Thrift on New Street in downtown Macon. JC Thrift, standing for Jesus Christ, is a second-hand store that aims to offer affordable, gently-used clothing a...

Golden Bough has cats, books and Macon history

Suzanna Price, Contributing Writer
October 16
Filed under Business, City, News

When you first walk into Golden Bough, a used bookstore on Cotton Avenue, you are struck with the nostalgia and historical interest that can only come from books. Eric Wakefield, the store owner, has done his best to preserve and improve the building that began as an antiquarian bookstore in 198...

Business Spotlight: Robinson Home

Business Spotlight: Robinson Home

Will Darragh, Staff Writer
October 9
Filed under Business, News

Attention foodies: your search for a local gourmet kitchen store is over. Robinson Home in downtown Macon is here to satisfy your desire to shop locally in the community and to fulfill all your kitchenware needs. In the store itself, one can find a variety of coffee products, specialty spreads, chic coo...

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