Storeowner Melvin Faris started working in the construction trade at a very young age and has always had a passion for wood. A few years ago he took up woodturning and it has quickly turned into a growing family business. He gets the most satisfaction from reclaiming a piece of locally grown wood destined for the bonfire or garbage and turning it into a beautiful work of art that is as functional as it is beautiful.
The Junk Gypsy Company's #1 employee, Archie Allen, helps Amie and Jolie with the decorating process by holding up a painting they were considering hanging on the wall above the sitting area in the Wanderer Inn, as seen on GAC's Junk Gypsies. (action)
Atlanta, GA. Street View : Things to Do in Norcross
Downtown Norcross offers a variety of shopping and dining experiences.
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Balcony in French Quarter, New Orleans
The French Quarter, also known as the Vieux Carré, is the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans and a National Historic Landmark.
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LoDo (Lower Downtown) Denver
Over the past two decades, the Lower Downtown Historic District, known to locals as LoDo, has been restored and renovated into one of Denver's liveliest areas. The vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood is filled with historic buildings repurposed as restaurants, sports bars, art galleries and shops. LoDo is also home to about 1,000 residential units -- mostly lofts -- for Denverites who want to live where the action is.
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Luxury Condo Towers in South Beach
Luxury high-rise condos line the water’s edge in SoFi, one of Miami Beach’s most expensive neighborhoods.
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Pocket Parks: Stapleton Attractions and Housing
Numerous "pocket parks" can be found nestled between homes throughout Stapleton, connecting neighbors through shared green spaces. The pocket parks are meant to supplement large backyards and bring neighbors together for games, barbecues and other gatherings.
Adventure Science Center in Nashville
Looking for a place to take the kids? Check out Nashville's Adventure Science Center.
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Light-Rail System in Seattle
Consisting of an above-ground and underground light-rail system, bus service and a downtown monorail, Seattle's innovative and reliable mass transit systems are the preferred mode of transportation for many of the city's residents. "I live in the city, so there's really no need for a car -- mass transit is so easy here," says resident and receptionist Stephanie Fischer.
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Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in Jacksonville, Fla.
One of the largest art institutions in the Southeast, the Cummer Museum houses more than 500 works spanning from 2100 B.C. through the 21st century. Set on the banks of the St. Johns River, the lush gardens feature rare horticultural specimens nestled under a canopy of mature live oak trees.
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Providence, Rhode Island, in Autumn
Brilliant fall foliage beautifully frames downtown Providence.