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Film Friday: My Cousin Vinny

My Cousin Vinny tells of two brash New Yorkers who are accused of murder in rural Alabama and their bumbling cousin Vinny who comes to defend them. Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio and Marisa Tomei star in the film. Specific filming locations include the Alto State Penitentiary, the General Putnam Motel in Eatonton and the Monticello […]

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Literary South: Joel Chandler Harris

This is a part of a series called Literary South, which highlights important literary landmarks and the writers and authors who made them known.  Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons. Joel Chandler Harris was born to an unwed mother in 1845. She returned to Eatonton, where her maternal grandmother hailed from, where she was taken […]

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Classic Eats: The Yesterday Cafe

Classic Eats is a series about old-school and beloved Southern dining establishments. Do you have suggestions? Leave them in the comments. The Yesterday Cafe opened in downtown Greensboro, Georgia in 1995 and has been a family-run operation ever since. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner throughout the week. The menu features Southern favorites like fried green […]

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