Latest stories

Melisha Shmitt: Broadway Fortune Teller, Future Filmmaker

M

WRITTEN BY SCOTT BERSON If you’ve taken a walk down Broadway recently, you might have come across an interesting sight near 11th Street. For many weeks now, Columbus local Melisha Schmitt has been offering free tarot readings for passerby outside Iron Bank Coffee. But she isn’t just telling fortunes for fun and profit—she wants to help the city’s least fortunate along the way.      “I just kind...

The World is Watching Columbus, GA Film Industry

T

This year we’ve had a front row seat experiencing the evolution of Columbus’ film scene, while Georgia became third in the world for film production! This past year, CSU & Springer Opera House married to birth Georgia Film Academy, and was a catalyst for the inaugural Way Down Film Festival. The climax was watching Fun Academy Motion Pictures establish an office here for...

Synovus Toast of the Town

S

Written by Alia Teetshorn  Celebrating the very best of food, wine, beer and spirits, the Synovus Toast of the Town will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the RiverMill Event Centre, and benefits the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. Savor world-class wines, handcrafted beers, and delicious Southern spirits, while dining on food prepared by some of the region’s most celebrated chefs. In addition to...

BBQ Review: Clearview BBQ

B

Written by Christopher Binns My wife and I went to Clearview BBQ around 12:30PM on Saturday, December 31, 2016.  We wanted to get a good BBQ meal before watching college football, and enjoying the New Year’s Eve festivities. The parking lot was full, as usual. There is always a line to order food, which is a good sign. I thought there would be less people due to the holiday, but there were just...

Fountain City Film Society

F

The mission of the Fountain City Film Society is to create a community of individuals who appreciate cinema, and gather on a regular basis to watch and discuss the kinds of films that rarely screen in Columbus, Georgia. The FCFS is not a film appreciation class or based on the idea that the members are an audience who should be lectured to during the meetings. The goal is to facilitate the...

River and Rail – A New Restaurant That Is Rooted In Tradition

R

*Written by Alia Teetshorn & Pictures by Christian Ortiz The founding owners of River and Rail, Frank and Leah Foley, met in California where he owned two restaurants that gave a nod to Southern cuisine.   When they moved to Frank’s hometown of Columbus, almost two years ago, they saw multiple takes on Southern fare but knew we were missing something else.   They set out to create a...

6 Reasons Why Fashion is as Important as the Horses at Races

6

In 2014, Electric City Life wrote a post examining the 6 reasons why The Steeplechase isn’t just about horses. In honor of the inaugural Pegasus World Cup, held this past January in Indiana, we thought we would look at the side of racing considered by some to be as important as the horses: the race day fashion. These tips will be useful if you are planning to visit a race in the upcoming months...

The Adventures of Mojo (the dog)

T

Those in Columbus know that Uptown has a pretty vibrant pet scene! Who knew I would’ve come across locally well-known pup!   Bridget, his owner, laughs  “He has his own Instagram. He’s really popular downtown…He’s very photogenic. My boyfriend bought him a tuxedo for New Year’s Eve. He’s apparently becoming pretty popular in Charlotte as well!” Favorite memory of Mojo...

Kilwins – "Sweet in every Sense"

K

The store was packed and kids were adding up along the window outside to watch Matthew Moore create a masterpiece before their eyes, freshly made Oreo fudge! This shop definitely lives up to his slogan “Sweet in every Sense since 1947”. Stepping into Kilwins is like stepping into an old fashioned candy shop: black and white tiled floors, clean white spaces with marble and wood. A place where...

Recent Posts

Advertisement

Recent Comments

Categories

Daniel Severns

Get in touch

Quickly communicate covalent niche markets for maintainable sources. Collaboratively harness resource sucking experiences whereas cost effective meta-services.