The Metro Times Atlanta May 2018

WWW.METROTIMESATLANTA.COM ~ E @METROTIMESATLANTA ~ M @METROTIMESATL ~ MAY 2018 @THEMETROTIMESATL METRO times Yo u r “ G o o d N e w s ” S o u r c e fo r M e t r o A t l a n t a 3 Little Things campaign Map on Back Page Page 8 DISCOVER THE TASTE T he discovery of great food is always That’s the case Georgia as well as many a worthy venture. After all, the other cities in the US and abroad. From cuisine is an excellent expression celebrating the unique food vibe in great of local culture. When traveling, it’s detail by spotlighting the general culture, still nice to find a fun way to check out community, and culinary talent of a city, the food scene. A great way to connect attending a Taste of festival serves as a yourself to this food adventure nationwide great way to celebrate a town. is to attend a “Taste of” While living in Conyers, festival. Originating in Georgia, I have enjoyed ...spotlighting the attending the Taste of London, England in 2004, general culture, these festivals began with Conyers for the past five the heart of showcasing the years. Food vendors from community, and best of what the city has to culinary talent of a local restaurants fill the offer. These festivals are a streets with many offerings city... great gathering place for from some of Conyers’ locals and travelers to cross culinary favorites as well paths while enjoying palate- as live entertainment and a pleasing offerings from local restaurants classic car show. I can say from experience set up on the streets. The setting for these that showing up year after year has yet to sometimes multi-day events is mostly in disappoint. This year Taste of Conyers historic districts and during the springtime. welcomes The Tin Plate for the first time. Look for it. Arts and Entertainment Business and Finance Deon’s Do’s & Don’ts Devotional They are a farm to table burger joint, that features an extensive variety of craft brew and a french fry menu that will excite any foodie. AWAKE Coffee Co. will be featuring their handcrafted cold brew and summer tea offerings as well as a few surprises for their loyal following. These along with other Olde Town Conyers staples such as The Celtic Tavern, Whistle Post Tavern, and Las Flores Mexican restaurant will deck the streets alongside a boatload of others on May 5, 2018. Sandy Fowler, Olde Town Conyers Event Coordinator, was asked about how has this Taste festival been a benefit to Conyers. She states “The Taste of Conyers is always a popular event in which the public can come out and enjoy samples from a variety of local restaurants all in one setting, in historic Olde Town Conyers. The food vendors, our local Where in Metro? TELL US WHERE THIS IS! Enter online at www.eMetroTimes. com for a chance to win a FREE COFFEE DRINK of your choice at AWAKE Coffee Community! Winners announced on eMetroTimes.com/photocontest Want The Metro Times Delivered.... Page 3 continued on pg 15 7 14 15 2 Education & Development 9 Health and Wellness 13 Mental Awareness Month 12 Mothers Day Special 10 Pat Cavanaugh Pet of the Month Rockdale/Conyers ye$ 5 Hidden Gems 14 3 4/5 6 READ ONLINE AT metrotimesatlanta.com A WAKE COMMUNITIES IN T E R N A T IO N A L Country Home With Mountain Feel Wendy Bear 1029 Railroad St. NW Conyers, GA 30012 wendy@wendybear.net WENDYBEAR.NET The greatest compliment you can give is a referral. 404-630-2985 www.deoncannon.com Deon Cannon deoncannon@att.net ABR, GRI, SRES, Broker All brick ranch, with partially finished basement, located on 1.39 acres of beautiful hardwoods. Main level is 2 bedrooms/1 and 1/2 baths, basement has 3 rooms and a full bath. House features 2 fireplaces. Out Bldg. with electricity and two sheds. Very private setting. $149,900 Call Deon for details.