Pilot International comes together in friendship and service

Nestled in the furthest northern reaches of Bibb County, between the Academy of Classical Education and the Monroe County line is the headquarters of Pilot International. The multi-national service organization was founded in Macon in 1921 by Elizabeth Leonard and 40 local businesswomen. The organization was a female answer to Rotary International and Lion’s Club, […]

La Bella Morelia serves great enchiladas

Right at the intersection of Poplar Street and Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard is a recent addition to downtown Macon’s restaurant scene. Anyone familiar with Smiley’s Flea Market on the south side may recognize the name La Bella Morelia, but for those who aren’t already acquainted with their business, they serve authentic Mexican food. If […]

Ricky’s Taco Shop has enormous burritos, small price

Driving down Mercer University Drive, next to Ken’s Audio and Video, is an unassuming little shack that reminds one of an old Photomat. It’s actually a Mexican restaurant that serves up delicious tacos, burritos and hotdogs. For my first time, I ordered the eponymous Ricky’s Burrito. Like all of their burritos, this beast is a […]

Metropolis Grill serves great kabobs and Indian

As a restaurant, the name Metropolis should be familiar to many Middle Georgians. There was one on Riverside Drive in Macon that is in the process of moving into a space downtown when they finish renovating the space. There is also one in Milledgeville. My favorite, however, is the one in Warner Robins that is […]