Fun Ways to Keep Kids Engaged in Lieu of After-School Activities

By Jennifer McKee   Whether the kids are back in the physical or virtual classroom, extra-curricular activities have, at least for now, become a thing of the past. Here are a few creative ways to replace those activities.     Learn About A New Culture...

Hoist a Cold Cocktail in Celebration of Rum

By Jennifer McKee   August 16 is National Rum Day.  Whether you like your cocktails shaken, stirred or frozen, we’ve got recipes from some of the nation’s best rum brands. Drink up! Golden Layered Pina Coladas  Courtesy of Koloa Kaua’i Rum Golden puree layer: 1...

Try Your Hand at Augusta Chef Frank Kassner’s Tomato Bruschetta

By Jennifer McKee   Augusta’s Edgar’s Hospitality Group has a new executive chef on board. Chef Frank Kassner now oversees the operations at Edgar’s Grille, The Pinnacle Club, Snelling and Anderson conference centers and the soon-to-open Edgar’s Above Broad....
2020 Arts Awards

2020 Arts Awards

By Jennifer McKee Karlton Clay - Artist of the Year Award An alum of Davidson Fine Arts School, Karlton Clay has always had a passion for storytelling. He began to write at a young age, and got involved in production while at Davidson.  March 18, 2002 marked a turning...

A New View

A New View

By Don Rhodes WRDW-TV may be moving from North Augusta, but 66 years of memories are staying behind   From high on Summerville hill, where they lived on Heard Avenue near the Partridge Inn childhood friends Bob Smith and Dan Miller could see the new steel towers of...

Stealing the Show

Stealing the Show

By Abbey Remkus Columbia County fills cultural arts gap with opening of new Performing Arts Center A new cultural era is entering the spotlight in Columbia County.  The latest, highly anticipated addition to the center of the county’s new downtown is expected to open...

“All Lives Matter” Isn’t the Point

“All Lives Matter” Isn’t the Point

By Brian Panowich Throughout my tenure as the columnist for “Scattered & Covered” here at Augusta Magazine, I have never used this wonderful platform they gave me for any kind of political commentary or to forward any sort of slanted hidden agenda — either to the...

In Good Taste – August/September 2020

In Good Taste – August/September 2020

By Vera Stewart  |  Photo by Amy J. Owen Vera's Tailgating Menu Whether it’s a weekend of camping when the weather is nice, tailgating experiences at a college football game or just entertaining outdoors, planning is essential. DON’T let the food stress you out!  As a...

Taste August/September 2020

Taste August/September 2020

EAT - El Borikuazo By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by John Antaki More than anything else this year, I’ve missed traveling. Puerto Rico has been on my list for a while, but I’ve yet to get there in person. In the meantime, a short drive to Aiken to eat at El Borikuazo...

Short Takes: August/September 2020

Short Takes: August/September 2020

The BIG Mo Concerts have been on hold for most venues in the Augusta area due to Covid-19. But if you’re looking to attend a concert, take a short drive to The Big Mo in Monetta. The Big Mo, which typically serves as the area’s only drive-in movie theater, has been...

Publisher Notes: August/September 2020

Publisher Notes: August/September 2020

 Like many of you, I have been praying that life would have returned to normal by now. Well, at least the way life looked before Covid. As I write this column, I feel as if we are still living in some sort of alternate reality. Masks and social-distancing have become...

Summer Sangria on National Watermelon Day? Yes Please!

Summer Sangria on National Watermelon Day? Yes Please!

By Jennifer McKee   August 3 is National Watermelon Day. Why not celebrate this sunny summer fruit with a light and refreshing glass of summer sangria courtesy of 1800 Silver Tequila? 1800 Silver tequila is made from blue agave handpicked from family-owned...

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Best of Augusta 2019

Best of Augusta 2019

It’s our favorite issue of the year! Whether your new to Augusta or a long-time resident, the Best of Augusta has something for everyone. We invite you to discover the area’s top stores, restaurants, recreation spots and much more as chosen by you, our readers.  ...

Best of Augusta 2018

Best of Augusta 2018

It’s pretty special to know that the White House — well, the First Lady at least — evidently reads our magazine. We don’t even mind that she stole (OK, borrowed) the concept behind Best of Augusta for her “Be Best” campaign. All the winners who follow took her...

Best of Augusta 2017

Best of Augusta 2017

It’s our favorite issue of the year! Whether your new to Augusta or a long-time resident, the Best of Augusta has something for everyone. We invite you to discover the area’s top stores, restaurants, recreation spots and much more as chosen by you, our readers.  ...