Posts tagged with "Awesomesauce"

Live blogging The Decatur Craft Beer Festival

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 19, 2013

It’s the day the Hoppy Prophets have foretold. The Decatur Craft Beer Festival has arrived.

Bicycle League homepage makes local editor internet famous. Also, Bike to Work Challenge is Thursday

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 16, 2013

So apparently I’m considered a typical American bicyclist. It’s really more about my hatred of cars than my love for the two-wheeled apparatus that’s useful in non-lethal traffic situations. (My definition of lethal traffic differs greatly from the definition accepted by real bicyclists, whom I admire greatly.) My incidental participation in a Tweed and Vintage […]

Listen up: Voices Carry Reading returns Oct. 26

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 15, 2013

My friend and coworker Collin Kelley, a finalist for the 2013 Georgia Author of the Year Award, sent along a note about the 9th Annual Voices Carry reading. It will be held Oct. 26. The always affable and hilarious Mr. Kelley will host. The featured poets this year are Cecilia Woloch, Jessie Carty, Helen Losse and […]

O’Neil’s Pick Six – 10-11-2013

Posted by October 11, 2013

Well this feature is off to a heck of a start. Hopefully none of you read last week’s post where I successfully predicted two out of six games. In my defense, I could have just as easily gone 4-2 if East Carolina put up one more point and Louisville didn’t make ridiculous mistake after ridiculous […]

Proof that news websites are doomed

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 11, 2013

Profit models for news websites inevitably treat page views as the red headed siblings of circulation. Ideally, you want more page views than your circulation because page views are worth less under the current model. Your goal becomes herding as many people to your site as you possibly can. But websites aren’t really the best […]

Bill Bryson stopping by Decatur tomorrow

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 10, 2013

I might be a little too excited about this, but screw it: Bill “The Man Who Writes Words Good” Bryson will be in Decatur tomorrow. Bryson, who knows no fear and once killed a grizzly bear with a semicolon, will be at First Baptist Church of Decatur. He’s promoting his new book “One Summer: America, […]

A little shutdown humor

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 10, 2013

Got the government shutdown blues? Yeah, it sucks. The prospects of it getting resolved in a responsible manner aren’t looking too good. But cheer up, folks. Comedians are getting some use out of our useless government, at least. Here are the funniest memes, articles, whathaveyou that I’ve found pertaining to the shutdown. Enjoy …   […]

(VIDEO) Old friends are a blessing

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 6, 2013

I took my camera over to Columbia Presbyterian Church on Saturday, hoping I’d snag some photos of the teency weency cute things that melt the collective heart of the internet. Instead, I saw a celebration of unconditional friendship. The dogs and their owners shared a moment of mutual gratitude, nuzzling each other on the church […]

Wild Heaven will build new brewery in Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 5, 2013

Wild Heaven Craft Beers announced Friday, Oct. 4, that the company will soon begin construction on an 8,000 square foot brewery in Avondale Estates. “This exciting news comes on the heels of reaching two key milestones: completion of full funding for our construction and the transition of ‘Consulting’ Brewmaster Eric Johnson’s daily focus from Trappeze, […]

Toast of Decatur: champagne, arts and more this weekend

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 4, 2013

Today I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Lyn Menne, Decatur’s Assistant City Manager for Community and Economic Development, as part of a larger story about development in Decatur. She did talk to me about the big story in Decatur today: our downtown being placed on the American Planning Association’s Top 10 list of […]

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