Stories by Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Shopgirl: Tin Lizzy's a great addition to Augusta

Atlanta-based Tin Lizzy's Cantina opened at 2821 Washington Road to rave reviews and great crowds.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Shopgirl: Meerkat app lets you broadcast life to all

Meerkat is that latest app craze that we didn't know we needed, enabling any moment to be live-streamed to the entire world.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Shopgirl: Android smartwatch is more appealing

Everyone is abuzz about Apple's newly unveiled Apple Watch, yet another way to make sure we never have to completely unplug from our devices.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Cucina 503 is a great addition to Augusta's food scene

Cucina 503, the latest foodchild of local chef Edward Mendoza, opened recently, and you have to get over there.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Shopgirl: App helps you improve hydration

Proper hydration is the most important thing we can do to improve our skin and stay healthy, but like any other habit it can be difficult to keep at it. Enter iDrated, an app that reminds you to ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Shopgirl: Facebook creates 'legacy contact'

This may be a bit morbid, but important nonetheless: Facebook has announced a new feature it's calling "legacy contacts," where you can designate one of your Facebook friends to be the contact in ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Homeless shelter is planning a benefit

Nurture Home, an Aiken homeless shelter specializing in outreach to single mothers, will hold a benefit next month and I think it will be incredibly special.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Shopgirl: Lean in to the Lean Closet Movement

This time of year, I find myself wearing a lot of black, neutrals and just old favorites in general. It's gotten me thinking about why I hang on to so many pieces of clothing that I wear rarely.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Shopgirl: Twitter adds some helpful new features

Occasionally Twitter gets a new feature or two that is (while not particularly inventive) something that might come in handy.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Shopgirl: Get TEDx tickets while you can

Next Friday, Jan. 30, an array of interesting and passionate locals will be lecturing on concepts and issues ranging from "hacking the middle class" to "how culture connects to healing and recovery."
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Shopgirl: Lumoid lets you try wearable technology

Just like the iPad was originally, you don't know you need wearables like the Pebble Smartwatch until you try them.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Shopgirl: Liberty London shoe collection has me thinking spring

Liberty London is arguably the most distinctive textile house in the world, in addition to being one of the oldest (founded in 1875). The brand has done a fantastic job of staying current.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Shopgirl: There are lots of great gifts to be found out there

It's never been a better time to be someone who loves tech, or easier to find cool gifts for techies in your life.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Shopgirl: Snapchat starts money transfers

PayPal still has the corner on the market, but Snapchat recently released a new way to send money via mobile device.
By Gracie Shepherd

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Shopgirl: Hit the snooze, help charity

One new alarm app has a win-win solution to sleeping in, donating a few pennies every time you hit the snooze button.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Shopgirl: Twitter significantly boosts search capabilities

This is interesting - Twitter announced earlier this week that it's revamping its search tool, search.twitter.com, to include every tweet sent since 2006.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Shopgirl: 'Serial' podcast worth the wait

The Internet has been abuzz for a while about Serial, a podcast by National Public Radio with a deceptively simple premise.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Junior League market a fun way to kick off the season

Absolutely make time for the Junior League of Augusta's Holiday Market, open Nov. 14-16 at Augusta Convention Center.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Shopgirl: Taco Bell adds app

Wow, Taco Bell has taken fast food to a new level of … convenience? Laziness? You decide.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Shopgirl: Artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung to speak

Artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung will give a talk Oct. 30 about her work currently on exhibition at Georgia Regents University's Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art.
By Gracie Shepherd
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