Tattnall Square Park offers peace, exercise and green space

If you haven't been to Tattnall Square Park in the last couple of years, you are missing out on the numerous improvements made by the city and local volunteers such as Friends of Tattnall Square Park. The site also offers a quality tennis complex where one can take lessons, play in a tournament or simply …

Macon Beer Company offers tastings and tours

Macon Beer Company hosts Saturday afternoon beer tastings and tours of their microbrewery at 345 Oglethorpe Street in downtown Macon every weekend and on the third Thursday of every month. For $12.00, visitors receive a souvenir Macon Beer Company glass and six tickets, each good for a six ounce sample of beer. The event is from 1 …

Pokémon GO item cost and currency conversion charts

If you've been to downtown Macon, you have likely seen people walking with their heads in their phones swiping furiously. No, texting has not become more popular, Pokémon GO has become a popular hit game that has brought Maconites into the augmented world of Pokémon. The game truly comes into its own in an urban …

Sandy Beach Water Park good, clean fun

Sandy Beach Water Park opened at Lake Tobesofkee in July 2015. Last year's mid-season opening meant that many Macon-Bibb residents missed their opportunity to visit the park. Don't make the same mistake this year. Admission to Sandy Beach Water Park is $12.50 for most visitors, but discounts are available for children under 42 inches tall, …

Southern Fried Championship Wrestling coming to Macon

If you like professional wrestling the way it used to be, in smaller venue and reasonably accessible by the fans, Southern Fried Championship Wrestling (SFCW) is coming to Macon on Saturday July 23, 2016. Events get started with a meet and greet at the Wal-Mart Supercenter at 6020 Harrison Rd in Macon. This will start at …

Macon Beer Company offers tours and tastings every Saturday

Macon Beer Company offers a brewery tour and beer tastings every Saturday afternoon and also every third Thursday of the month. This month that Thursday will fall on July 21, 2016. In August, it will be August 18. The brewery is located at 345 Oglethorpe St., in a renovated building downtown. Guests are invited to park …

Korean fusion has arrived in Macon with Chico and Chang

Asian cuisine is plentiful in Macon, but Korean has mostly been off the menu with a few exceptions. That all changed a couple of months ago with the opening of Chico and Chang. Occupying part of the space vacated by the old Shoki Japanese restaurant, Chico and Chang has a bold modern feel with digital …

What is Pokemon Go and why are these people on my lawn?

Tips and tricks available at the end of this article. If you have been on social media recently, you've already become aware of something called Pokemon Go, based on the world of Japanese Pocket Monsters or Pokemon. If you haven't, you may have been surprised by families, college students and others cutting through your lawn …