Category: Emory Life

Farmers Market Vendor Doubles as Local Mayor

If Rey Martinez wanted, he could be a gambler. To many, his luck is uncanny. Even as he stared down the barrel of a gun in a Florida Marriott, his luck did not fail him. If robbers hadn’t entered the lobby at midnight, guns...

Pao Pao Packs a Flavorful Punch

Tucked between Flying Biscuit and Kale Me Crazy at the Toco Hills Promenade, Pao Pao Ramen Factory & Bar opened its second location in March 2019 after success at their Buford Highway location. The restaurant looks the part...

Junior Crafts Vibrant, Affordable Needlepoint Art

When Maria McNiece (20B) began making needlepoint in the summer of 2018, she never imagined sharing her pieces with anyone but friends and family. Now, the self-taught artist has sold about 20 original pieces at prices...

Cox Bridge’s Atlanta-Themed Mural Brings Back the Arts

When Claire Pomykala (21C) first pitched the idea of a mural to The Pulse, Emory’s literary and arts anthology, in October 2018, she didn’t think it would get approved. But when The Pulse moved the idea forward to David Fuhrman...

Atlanta’s BeltLine: A Gentrified Path

For some, the Atlanta BeltLine provides a picturesque opportunity to hike, bike and explore the city. The 22-mile loop of trails and parks, based on old railroad corridors, claims to be “Where Atlanta Comes Together,” a paragon...

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