Author Archives: newtreeguy

Atlanta cleans up at #GABF2017

Atlanta had it’s best year yet at the Great American Beer Fest in Denver this weekend. Awards went to Sweetwater, Monday Night Brewing on the westside, Max Lagers downtown and Torched Hop on Ponce. And down in Savannah, Moon River … Continue reading

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Bookstore memorabilia

I loved the quote on the Border’s bookmark (this was where party city in Buckhead is now); that’s the original location of the Science Fiction & Mystery bookshop: it was on Cheshire Bridge for 10 years or so then briefly … Continue reading

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City Fabric in a Book?

Looks like Tim Keane and co in the planning department have joined up with Ryan Gravel to put together a practical guide to achieving Atlanta’s aspirations for a knitted together fabric of a city. I love the idea. From Amy … Continue reading

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Nurserymen of Atlanta

Here’s a sampling of city directory listings. The only ones I knew for sure were Hastings and Monroe (the road was named after the nursery) 1954 (obligatory joke about finding bush on Cheshire Bridge Road) Abbey View Greenhouse 2055 Gordon … Continue reading

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Punchline green room

Comedian signatures from 1982 to the closing in 2015. The legendary club was in Sandy Springs in a very 1980’s strip mall off Hammand. I think Cafe 290 is still open over there. Sorry for the photo dump: cleaning out … Continue reading

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Star Bar green room

What’s that smell?

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Creative Loafings library in the old Rich’s Department store on south Peachtree

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