The Holy Grail of Festivals: Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

Beer Bourbon and BBQ Festival

Brace yourselves Atlanta. The Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival has finally arrived. BB&BBQ combines 3 festivals in one for 3 times the goodness. Atlanta as a city seems to embrace any excuse to throw a outdoor party for people to gather and day drink, but this one is a whole other animal. The festival website […]

A Grand Old Party with Old Try + Fallen Arrows

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Two of our favorite Southern companies are throwing A Grand Old Party in Atlanta, Georgia and they want to celebrate with you.  We’re pretty excited because one of our very own monthly contributors, Micah of Old Try, will be making his way to the ATL. If you haven’t heard of Old Try yet, you can […]

Feeling Lucky in Atlanta – St. Patrick’s Day Events

St Patrick's Day in Atlanta

We take our St. Patrick’s Day events pretty seriously around here.  St. Patty’s Day parties can be found throughout the entire city of Atlanta, but there are a few in particular which you might want to wander your way over to this year.  One of the reasons why I love the coming of St. Patrick’s […]

2nd Annual Suwanee American Craft Beer Festival

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It’s great to see the world of craft beer exploding in the South.  Metro Atlanta, in particular, has been falling in love with the art of craft beer.  Look at all of the amazing new breweries and festivals popping up.  The rest of the South hasn’t been immune to all of the buzz around the […]

On the game.

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I sit here. Waiting to see Eli. Brady. Waiting on the news coverage to get back to meltdowns or occupations or  those fluff stories we saw before ’08 or especially before that September in ’01. Waiting for the talk we’ll share at pubs, here in the Commonwealth, as we speculate on what will happen next […]

An East Tennessee Holiday from Southern Belle Simple

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  Christmas is upon us and here in my sweet southern city of Knoxville, the goose is definitely getting fat. First, I guess I should introduce myself. I’m Kate Spears and you can usually find me over at my personal blog, Southern Belle Simple. I was beyond honored when Kevin extended the invitation for me […]

On library books

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There was an old house. No more than four blocks as the crow flies. Probably six as the fox. It was filled with books. It was also a library. The Houston Memorial Library. I don’t know what I was to memorialize there. Maybe a confederate general. They had book sales every now and then. Those […]

Brooks Brothers Tailgate Bow Tie Event in Atlanta

Social Primer Brooks Brothers Bow Tie Tour

The Social Primer Brooks Brothers Tailgate Tour is coming to Lenox Square, in Atlanta, GA this Thursday, November 10. Come out to join us for drinks, food, and live music by The Mighty Tams! RSVP to the event in Atlanta Here are the details of the event:

Red Truck Bakery Says Goodbye to Prohibition

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Though most of the contributors for The Trot Line live in Atlanta, half of us spend quite a bit of time in Virginia as well.  Why we haven’t written about anything in Virginia up until this point, I don’t know.  It’s a beautiful state with it’s fair share of country folk and sweet tea charm. […]