Stories by Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Shopgirl: Clean lines, natural style for spring

Spring is the most exciting season to shop for. It's all the fun of summer without the blistering heat.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 10, 2014

App helps you pick out wardrobe

I'm in love with a new app called Pose, a great solution to the "what should I wear today" problem. 
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Shopgirl: Party with your neighbors this Masters Week

This year, in the absence of the traditional Mayor's Masters Reception at Augusta Common, a group of local go-getters has planned a fantastic event that looks like tons of fun.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Shopgirl: React app gives texts expression

A picture is worth a thousand words, and sometimes facial expressions are worth a million
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Shopgirl: Great films available at the Morris

In April, two great films will be shown free at the Morris Museum of Art.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Shopgirl: Love to read? New app makes it easy

Rooster is a new app that fits reading into your busy day. By clipping books into 15-minute increments, Rooster allows you to work through a book by chipping away in blog post-length pieces.
By Gracie Shepherd

Monday, March 10, 2014

Shopgirl: Blog has great style tips, do-it-yourself projects

WHAT'S NEW I don't have time to read every good style/DIY/design/trend/product blog out there, so I have to be pretty choosy about the ones I do read. My newest discovery is BRIT+CO, found at ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

Shopgirl: Wearable technology can be exciting

If you're keeping up with the quickly growing wearable technology market, you've no doubt noticed that the most plentiful manifestation comes in watch or wrist-based form.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Shopgirl: New magazine and a great Banjo-B-Que lineup

Trouvé is a new magazine launched by Aiken resident Amanda Marko that highlights all things creative.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Shopgirl: New outlet mall coming to Augusta

The new shopping options coming to Village at Riverwatch could be the best thing that's happened to Augusta shopping in a long time.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Shopgirl: Take in a show to brighten winter weekend

The Tony Howard Motown & Elvis Review at the Imperial Theatre will pay tribute to legends of music.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Shopgirl: It's time for TEDx

TEDxTelfair Street is Friday, Jan. 31, and if you didn't get one of the 100 tickets for the actual event, you can still participate in this meeting of the minds.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014

Shopgirl: Film archive service offers classic films and TV

Are you one of those people who watches more black and white movies than color, and can list off every movie featuring Lauren Bacall?
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014

Shopgirl: Library to unveil vibrant mural

One of Augusta's best-loved artists, Leonard "Porkchop" Zimmerman, will be unveiling his mural at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library on Friday, Jan. 17.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

Shopgirl: Finch & Fifth is worth a drop-by

Need a place to meet an old friend home for the holidays, or just a new stop on your weekend circuit? This place is serving fantastic food and impressive drinks.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Shopgirl: Take a break and just be social

Focus on what's happening right in front of you this holiday season -- without alerting Instagram.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013

Shopgirl: Ads creeping onto Instagram

Have you noticed how ads are creeping onto your Instagram feed? I have, and so far I don't seem to mind all that much.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013

Shopgirl: App uses text-to-video to condense news

Wibbitz is a new app that gathers news articles from all over and uses text-to-video technology to condense it into short videos that give you the important points.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

Coffee shop joins with restaurant

Buona Caffe, that great neighborhood coffee shop on Central Avenue, recently announced it will be partnering with Edgar's Grille for its food items.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

JewelMint offers reasonably-priced accessories

Trendy statement jewelry is so much fun, but its a silly thing on which to spend a lot of money. You don't have to go Forever 21 or Charming Charlie cheap, though, if you join one of my new, ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Top headlines

New chair gets vet off-road to fish

Army veteran Henry Kent's new Action Trackchair has attachments for fishing, with a holder for his fishing pole and a built-in tackle box, but others can be outfitted with gunracks for hunting.