Francar’s is well known for having some of the best chicken wings in Macon. Now try the Mercer Village restaurant’s Sunday brunch, which includes chicken and waffles, French toast, fish and grits, biscuits and staples like bacon, sausage and eggs.
In 1967, the Middle Georgia Arts Association met at Hay House to promote and exhibit the works of member artists. The association, the only one of its kind at the time, quickly outgrew its first home and is now located in Ingleside Village where the gallery features paintings, pottery, photography and carved wood objects in its monthly exhibitions.
In the last half of the 1920s, what became known as the Art Deco style invaded coastal California and southern Florida, where there was a concentration of wealthy homeowners with lavish lifestyles that reflected the influence of the new film industry. Eschewing the embellishments of the previous beaux arts period, architects were designing houses with sleek exteriors and were incorporating synthetic materials into the specifications for windows, doors and exposed surfaces.
When the sun falls below the horizon, a skinny beetle named Photinus pyralis wakes up and takes to the air. We know it as the firefly, or lightning bug, an insect that transforms the sultry summer evening into a veil laced with sequins.
The good people at the James Beard Foundation embarked upon the Blended Burger Project last year, enlisting hundreds of chefs nationwide to create burgers replacing 25 percent or more of the meat blend with mushrooms. Now, in year two, 347 restaurants are participating nationwide, including Macon’s own the Rookery.
As the first meal we usually eat, a good breakfast can set the tone for the rest of your day. It still doesn’t have to take much time. We dug around through international flavors, simple but good ingredients and a few very easy techniques to come up with seven things that will launch your day with a little style.
God of all mankind and every living thing, keep our feet on your path and our eyes on your goal so that we may love one another as you love us. Lord, help me to always remember that the fruits of my labor belong to you and have been accomplished only through you. Open my eyes and my heart to all that I do so that my deeds will be worthy of your holiness. To God be the glory.
Father, it is so refreshing to worship you each day as we see the many beauties of this Earth. Being in your presence is breathtaking, and warms our soul. When we sin, You are always ready to forgive us. Hallowed be thy name. Amen.
As a young boy, I remember our family putting together puzzles from time to time. Their subject matter and complexity depended on my sister’s and my age at the time they were purchased. I can’t recall any of their images in particular, but I do remember sitting at a table with my family trying to make the puzzle come together one piece at a time.
Middle Georgia churches are making sure the words of Mark 12:31 and Matthew 22:36 are carried out literally in their communities. The famous Bible verses read, “Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself,” and houses of worship have made a habit of reaching out to their neighborhoods to show the love.