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The Fooding Fuchs – Taco’N Madre

Today I would like to highlight one of my absolute favorite Mexican restaurants. After discovering their table at the Taste of Conyers event in Olde Town this past Spring, I felt compelled to stop by. Quite honestly, I just can’t seem to get enough. From the house-made corn tortillas to the wide variety on their freshly made salsa bar, Taco’N Madre features authentic Mexican food.

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For the Love of Chocolate and Wine

Love is in the air! The month of February is considered by many as the month of love.  The day of romance, which we call Valentine’s Day is named in honor of a Christian martyr. Valentine’s Day dates back to the 5th century but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia.

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A Serving of Love

Watching people in restaurants is informative. Being a server, especially, gives you a feel for what loving people are like and what unhappy people are like. If a party comes in and orders sweet tea and sits there on their phones until the meal is over, they usually are not pleasant people. They will find more things wrong with their service.

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When Ali Came Back

The Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts is hosting the play, When Ali Came Back, a drama with humor that looks at America in 1970 and compares the past with the present. It is a story set in the time when Muhammad Ali made his comeback fight in Atlanta after being banned from boxing for three years and is the sequel to American Apartheid, which some of you may have seen last year. 

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Miss Conyers Cherry Blossom Pageant Coming in February

The Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival is hosting the 2018 Miss Conyers Cherry Blossom Pageant and 2018 Miss Rockdale Pageant on February 24, 2018 at the Rockdale Auditorium in Conyers, Georgia. This annual pageant tradition has 10 age divisions, eight supreme titles, eight category awards, and many more chances for contestants to win. Entry forms are due February 13, 2018.

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Talkin’ Trash with Marty Jones and Kurt Heine

WOW! What a ride it has been. GO DAWGS! We ended the season the way we started.  Kickin’ some butt and taking names. We beat KY. We just destroyed GT and then handed some payback to AU.

Well, I have a very large plate of crow sitting in front of me that I will have to eat tonight. I thought we had more than that, but the doggies had much more, and they showed it.

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Happy Holidays and Cheers

Every day is a day for celebration and I think a toast and cheers is always in order. As you cozy up with your loved ones to ring in the new year, why not pop open a bottle of wine! What better way to celebrate any occasion than with a glass of bubbly? Which one to choose? Well, I’m glad you asked. There are three popular types of sparkling wine and these are; Champagne, Cava and Prosecco.

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“I’ll Take the Same, Please”

Alcohol is a social drug because it reduces inhibitions and allows for conversation and camaraderie to spring forth. One would argue that this is alcohol’s main contribution towards human society. Dating back thousands of years, humans have gathered and experienced the shared euphoria of alcohol ingestion. However, the effects of alcohol do vary based on the other constituent parts of the vehicle.

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Who can think of a better topic to discuss on Valentine's Day than chocolate and wine? I know I can't. Corks and Cuvée will be opening on February 24th in Olde Town Conyers.

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End of Season Party

February 24, 2018, 6:00pm - February 24, 2018, 10:00pm

It’s Party time! We are having an end of season skating party and everyone is invited. DJ Life will be spinning the tunes. We will have games, discounts and giveaways all night long! Discounted pre-sale tickets available! Buy one get one 50% off! Online only!

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Who wants to teach their kids to love learning? Dr. Nadra Powell is cultivating this love at High Achievers Education Center in Olde Town Conyers. In this season of love, make your way over to this cozy little schoolhouse to see what they're all about.

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Deon Cannon always gives us great advice! Contact Deon Cannon Realty for all of your real estate needs.

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Life insurance is the ultimate love letter! Will you call a professional and let them help you write a new type of love letter this month. Contact Andrew Jernigan if you are interested in getting life insurance to take care of the people you care about!

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Come on down to Awake for the No Greater Love event! Spoken Word and a panel to ask questions about relationships and love! ... See MoreSee Less

We're just warming up for the No Greater Love event @awakecoffeeco! Stay tuned! . . . . . . #singles #valentinesday #february #february14th #nogreaterlove #closertoeden #closertogether

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Yes, tax season is upon us! Butler-Davis gives us some good tips for getting ready for your tax appointment. Always be prepared and contact Butler-Davis for all your tax needs!

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Forgot to plan something for Valentine's Day? No worries, Tin Plate has you covered. Psychology studies have found that couples who compete together are stronger! Come strengthen your relationship with the one you love by taking part in a little healthy competition at Tin Plate tomorrow night! ... See MoreSee Less

Tin Plate Valentine's Day Couples Trivia

February 14, 2018, 7:00pm - February 14, 2018, 9:00pm

COUPLES ONLY TRIVIA! Otherwise, same trivia as usual with Danny B. The winning couple will get a Tin Plate gift certificate to use on your next time in! Half Price wine all day Wednesday too! Come join in the fun! No reservations. Sorry.

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Monday 02/19 20%
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Overcast. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 74F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
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Tuesday 02/20 30%
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A few showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High around 75F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
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Wednesday 02/21 50%
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Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Cloudy skies late. Record high temperatures expected. High 77F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.