Looking for Local Spirits? Try These Georgia Distilleries

Georgia was the first and only of the 13 U.S. colonies to ban alcohol prior to America’s Prohibition experiment. Even today, the state’s regulatory environment makes producing, selling, and buying alcohol harder than in most of the country. Before last week, brewers and distilleries couldn’t sell their product directly to consumers. A distributor was required to act as middleman.

In spite of Georgia’s temperance-tied history and challenging regulatory environment, more than a dozen accomplished distilleries operate in the Peach State. The next time you head to the liquor store, consider buying from one of these Georgia distilleries to support the local economy.
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By |September 6th, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

Hottest Los Angeles Ice Cream Destinations

The Los Angeles ice cream scene is rife with top-tier competition. If you’re an area resident with a soft spot for the frozen treat, this works to your advantage. You don’t have to travel to enjoy sensational, Italy-based Grom or Brooklyn artisan ice cream superstar Van Leeuwen. You also have proprietary or exclusive access to dozens of regional small-batch creameries. Here are nine exceptional Southern California ice cream brands to try if you haven’t already.

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Carmela Ice Cream and Sorbet
Established in 2007, Carmela probably has the most […]

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Best Coffee Makers Under $250

Coffee makers are one of the most ubiquitous kitchen appliances in the country, found in almost every home and office. Even offices without kitchens have coffee makers so workers can stay productive without having to break for coffee runs. If you’re in the market for a budget-friendly coffee maker and find the abundance of choice overwhelming, here’s a list of expert- and consumer-approved models you can count on to deliver that jolt you expect from a cup of freshly brewed jo.

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Bonavita BV19OOTS
One of this fast-brewing coffee machine’s greatest selling […]

By |September 1st, 2017|Apartment Life|0 Comments

Out & About: Things to Do in September 2017

This month, fall arrives. Friday, Sept. 22 may mark the end of the summer season, but as always, there’s a whole lot of reasons to find yourself out and about wherever AMLI communities are. This month marks the coming of Oktoberfests around the country, fall foliage, and a sizable helping of beer fests to keep you warm as the weather begins to cool. So, let’s get down to it. Turn the page on your calendars and start planning!

Atlanta
Sept. 1: Decatur Book Festival

Attend the largest book festival in the United States in historic downtown Decatur. Guests can enjoy author readings, book signings, […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Around the Area|0 Comments

Miami’s Most Flavorful Barbecue Joints

In spite of its southerly latitude, Miami is not known for its barbecue. But excellent food from a range of culinary traditions is available in the Magic City. And barbecue is no exception. If you like barbecue, here are 10 respected Miami barbecue restaurants worth checking out.
Bulldog Barbecue
When you receive accolades for having some of the best burgers and the best barbecue in a city as big and rich as Miami, you’re doing something right. We’re going to go out on a limb here and say Top Chef alum Howie Bulldog is doing more than just something right. Visit his North Miami barbecue joint to see, […]

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