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Archive for October, 2012

Best bets: Oct. 30-Nov. 5

102712 normal_1Jordan Craig, Catherine Porter, Bob Gaynor, and Lyndsay Ricketson in the Alliance Theatre production of “Next to Normal,” which continues through Nov. 11. Photo: Greg Mooney

FRIDAY
Holiday: The Pink Pig, one of Atlanta’s most beloved holiday traditions,  is back. Ride Priscilla the Pink Pig on train tracks through a life-sized storybook featuring Priscilla and her friends. Daily through Jan. 1 (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas) at Macy’s Lenox Square.

Halloween: Chambers of Horror Haunted House is Atlanta’s adults-only haunted house and was rated No. 13 must-see haunt in the nation by Horror Attraction Magazine. See it at 8 p.m. nightly through Nov. 3 at the Masquerade.

Halloween: Netherworld Haunted House is still going strong and the award-winning haunt will continue through Nov. 3 at the Georgia Antique and Design Center in Norcross.

Stage: “Next to Normal” is a Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning Broadway musical that concerns a family dealing with …

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Best place for pet supplies

You were keen on Red Bandanna as the best place to get your pet supplies.

You were keen on Red Bandanna as the best place to get your pet supplies. We like it, too.

YOUR PICKS
1. Red Bandanna
You say, “Red Bandanna for food and treats. That is one of the reasons our almost 12yr old acts like a puppy!”
2. Highland Pet Supply
3. Tucker Pet Supply
4. Park Pet Supply
5. CityDog Market

OUR PICKS

1. Red Bandanna
We like the Red Bandanna for its selection of food and toys, coupled with the expertise of its staff.
2. Intown Healthy Hound
3. Highland Pet Supply
4. CityDog Market
5. Pet Supplies Plus

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Weekend best bets: Oct. 26-28

100612 scarecrows 8A woman pushes her stroller past “Something Wicked This Way Comes,” a Georgia Shakespeare creation which is part of the Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Photo: Phil Skinner / pskinner@ajc.com

FRIDAY
Halloween: The Atlanta Botanical Garden hosts more than 100 handcrafted scarecrows at Scarecrows in the Garden. It continues through Oct. 31. Take a look at some of the highlights.

Stage: Cirque du Soleil’s Totem sets up the big tent in Atlanta, with shows beginning Oct. 26 near Atlantic Station at 20th and Market streets.

Festival: Visit Georgia’s oldest covered bridge and join the fall festivities at the Euharlee Covered Bridge Festival and 5K, which  Oct. 26-28 at Frankie Harris Park in Euharlee.

Festival: The pages of Country Living magazine come alive at Stone Mountain Park at the Country Living Fair. It takes place Oct. 26-28.

Halloween: Scare up some frights at the Dark Harvest Haunted House, which continues through Oct. 31 at the …

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Best Thanksgiving-to-go

120411hamboree ba05HoneyBaked Ham, which was your pick for best Thanksgiving-to-go, moves nearly 70 percent of its yearly merchandise during the six-week holiday season. Photo: Bob Andres, bandres@ajc.com

YOUR PICKS
1. HoneyBaked Ham
You say, “We generally order a turkey breast and a ham from Honey Baked Ham. Then we divide up the various sides and things go surprisingly well.”

2. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q
3. Serpas True Food
4. S & S Cafeteria
5. Sprig

OUR PICKS
1. Star Provisions
The AJC dining team’s specialist in Southern and Neighborhood Fare Jenny Turknett says, “In addition to free-range organic turkeys and fancified side dishes like Brussels sprouts with house-cured bacon or sage and apple dressing, Star Provisions offers one-stop shopping for the remainder of my holiday needs. It’s a given that I will leave laden with bags full of cheeses, charcuterie, baked goods and coffee.”

2. Busy Bee Cafe
3. Sawicki’s
4. Alon’s
5. Muss & Turner’s

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