Thursday, June 11, 2015

Amazing Websites - Atlas Obscura







Former Slate editor David Plotz is at the helm of my current favorite destination on the Web.  Atlas Obscura is packed with the cool, idiosyncratic places that make for the idea road trip.  Pop in your zip code for crazy discoveries in your back yard or load up on freakness for your next trip out of town!





Tuesday, March 03, 2015

A Blow to the Liberal Arts



Saddened by the news that Sweet Briar College in Virginia will cease operations at the end of the school year.  

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Best of 2014


Website of the Year - Bitter Southerner  

The Pentecostal Serpent by Asher Elbein


YouTube Find of the Year - 
Reg Kehoe & his Marimba Queens




Book of the Year - Do Not Sell at Any Price



Late Night Grub of the Year - Red Arrow Diner 



Gig of the Year  - Christian McBride Trio at Birdland



Best New Thing in Inman Park - Krog Street Market
Via Krog Street Market Facebook Page 
Best Secret Place in Atlanta - Lullwater Power Station
  
Via Atlanta Trails

Couple of the Year - Michael Trent & Cary Ann Hearst



Best Thing from 20 years ago - Freebird at the Fox 



 Best App of 2014 - Blue Note 75 (for iPad)



Atlanta Taste of the Year - Poutine at General Muir


Runner-up - Green Tea Mochi at Ah-Ma's Kitchen

Runner-up - Raw Bar at Kimball House 


Tweet of the Year - John Lurie


Pie of the Year  - Garden and Gun Bourbon Pecan 

A photo posted by Ed Peterson (@ed_peterson) on

Record Label of the Year - Dust-to-Digital





Costume of the Year - Edward Scissor Hands



Top Public Art of 2014 - Mi Casa, Your Casa

A video posted by Ed Peterson (@ed_peterson) on

Time Killer of the Year - The American Values Atlas 




Hokum of the Year - But They Got It Fixed Right On



Enigmatic Pic of the Year - Ethel with Turkey
A photo posted by Ed Peterson (@ed_peterson) on