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This Month in Atlanta: November 2016

Chomp & Stomp Chili Cook-off and Bluegrass Festival Saturday, Nov. 5, Cabbagetown neighborhood. chompandstomp.com If you consider yourself a chili connoisseur, then you will not want to miss Cabbagetown’s 14th annual Chili Cook-Off, featuring over 100 individual chilis, 29 restaurant …

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Southern Sense: The Country Music Movement

Happy Fall! I’m back in Atlanta after spending most of September in Philadelphia and Delaware sharing about Emory University. Every year on the road I have more productive and substantive conversations with families and counselors in my territories about Atlanta …

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This Month in Atlanta: September 2016

Decatur Book Festival Friday, Sept. 2–Sunday, Sept. 4, Downtown Decatur. decaturbookfestival.com Considered the largest independent book festival in the country, there is everything from live music and free food/drink samples to meet & greets with authors and book signings. Not …

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This Month in Atlanta: August 2016

Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival Saturday, August 13, Harmony Park, Decatur. decaturbbqfestival.com This is the 16th annual celebration of great food and great music in south Decatur. Whether you consider yourself a BBQ aficionado or just love the stuff, this …

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Southern Sense: Southern Hospitality

Anyone who has read Southern Sense before knows that this Atlanta native thrives on the energy of her city and wholeheartedly believes there’s no place like home. And yet… some of my best experiences, especially during the lush days of …