Growing a community
for your phone
Local gardens benefit all
A passion for Presenting
Dentist enjoys unusual hobby
for the Fourth plus creative kid cuisine
Theatre Macon turns 25
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cover art by maryann bates
A site to see Georgia’s scenic byways are two-lane treasures.
Peacock passion An “ostentation” of peacocks roams north Macon.
Keeping the faith Should we really desire “an eye for an eye?”
44 Tech talk Apps you’re apt to want for your smartphone.
Rose wars Different gardeners love different roses, but one’s a knockout.
Foundation of art Jackson couple’s home has artful touch.
51 Women in business A 25-page special section highlighting women in the workforce.
Alive at 25 Theatre Macon celebrates 25 years of plays and people.
College Hill update Second Sunday’s success continues.
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food & dining 86 You’re kidding Spice up your kids’ cuisine with offbeat dishes.
88 Local, local, local Local community gardens and markets a growing trend.
92 How sweet it is Vidalia onions an economic boon for southeast Georgia.
96 Entertaining Celebrate the Fourth of July with great, traditional recipes
100 Last bite Lighten your Mexican menu.
28 Macon’s Myrick Groundbreaking female journalist was more than “Gone With the Wind.”
36 A clear vision Musician Joey Stuckey plays Sounds of Shadows.
42 The brothers Bonifay Bob Bonifay’s boys are local sports legends. JUNE/JULY 2011
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