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Michael’s Law Could Bring Change to Bar Crawl

Michael’s Law Could Bring Change to Bar Crawl

Katie Atkinson, News Editor

August 19, 2016


Filed under Business, City, News, State

“Just because you’re at a place that sells alcohol doesn’t mean you’re there to drink,” Neese said. “It’s fun to go out with your friends and to just have fun. You can still be safe and not drunk to do that.”

Bear Bites: El Camino

Bear Bites: El Camino

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Bear Bites, Lifestyle, Showcase

El Camino, touted as Macon’s first and only authentic taqueria and cantina, is a delightful deviation from the Moonhanger Group’s other popular establishments. The lively, tavern-esque Rookery; the farm-to-table fine-dining Dovetail; and the historic H&H have found their formidable fourth....

Pedestrian bridge installed, construction continues

Pedestrian bridge installed, construction continues

Conner Wood, Editor in Chief

April 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

The pedestrian bridge may have been installed Wednesday, April 6, but students at Mercer University shouldn’t expect construction on that side of campus to end by the time classes do. “Everything but the hotel is expected to be completed by the first of August,”said Larry Brumley, senior ...

Bear Bites: Bearfoot Tavern

Bear Bites: Bearfoot Tavern

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor

February 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

Bearfoot Tavern is back from an extensive facelift. I’m probably not the first person to say this, but it's about time. In the past, when a friend suggested a meal at Bearfoot, I felt my taste buds protest in disgust. Now, with a new menu, a new location and a pub-esque façade, the recently ...

Mercer plans to build new Innovation Center for entreprenuers

Mercer plans to build new Innovation Center for entreprenuers

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

November 17, 2015


Filed under Breaking, Business, Campus, City, News, Showcase

Mercer wants to make Middle Georgia the Silicon Valley of the south

Ocmulgee Traders closes doors

Ocmulgee Traders closes doors

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under Breaking, Business, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Ocmulgee Traders, a European-inspired grocery store, closed its doors after only 17 months of being open, according to the (Macon) Telegraph. Owner, Steve Bell, announced on the store's closing on its Facebook page: "What an adventure pulling a store together like Ocmulgee Traders, bringing unique ...

Bear Bites: Parish on Cherry

Bear Bites: Parish on Cherry

August 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Bear Bites

Fielding a New Orleans-inspired menu beyond the charms of the French Quarter is a tall order. The city’s unique taste profile has been delicately crafted and influenced by Africans, French, Spanish and a host of others that came through the city’s ports. The recently opened Parish on Cherry offers...

Bear Bites: H&H Restaurant doesn't disappoint

Bear Bites: H&H Restaurant doesn't disappoint

Nicholas Wooten

October 23, 2014


Filed under City, News

At 807 Forsyth St., sits an institution that is uniquely Macon. Here, civil rights activists and the NAACP held meetings. Members of the Allman Brothers, Molly Hatchet, and Wet Wille came to eat. Steeped in history and tradition, H&H restaurant is a revered place on the Macon food scene. Despite ...

Downtown venues offer art viewing opportunities

Downtown venues offer art viewing opportunities

Trevor Young

October 2, 2014


Filed under News

It comes to fruition too often that young adults take for granted the companionship of visual art. The habituation of college life leaves us in a state of overly analytical operation, existing primarily to satisfy the academic expectations that govern our efforts as students. Still, something about the...

Hummingbird "goofs" on Clean Air Campaign

Hummingbird "goofs" on Clean Air Campaign

Amanda Barrentine

September 27, 2014


Filed under City, News

Last month, the Hummingbird Stage & Taproom announced it would adopt a Clean Air Campaign, banning smoking inside the bar.  Seventeen days later, The Bird posted on Facebook, "While trending data in broader markets show that non-smoking policies are probably a good idea in health and business, ...

Future of historic Grant's uncertain

Future of historic Grant's uncertain

Brett Felty

September 27, 2014


Filed under Campus, City, Crime, News

The future of historic Grant’s Lounge on Poplar Street in downtown Macon is up in the air after a shooting that occurred behind the lounge in early September left five people wounded. Gene Dunwody Sr., the landlord of the property, which has been the home of Grant’s Lounge since its opening in 1971,...

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