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5 Ways to Fill Your Mother's Day with Flowers

When it comes to Mother’s Day, you can celebrate your mother, the mother of your children, or your mother-in-law. What will they all love? Flowers. 415 more words


Tunes From the Tombs Announces All-Local Genre-Spanning Lineup

When the sounds stream out of Oakland Cemetery this summer, it will be from all-local acts spanning a wide variety of genres. Tunes from the Tombs returns to the historical Atlanta resting place on Saturday, June 13. 163 more words


Arts in Oakland launches with The Cryptophonic Tour

The Historic Oakland Foundation has found yet another unique way to celebrate Atlanta’s uniqueness combined with one of the city’s most historically relevant attractions. Arts in Oakland will debut May 2 with The Cryptophonic Tour, an interactive installation featuring the works of more than a dozen sound, multimedia and performance artists in partnership with… 271 more words


Austell Mausoleum Spires

For a little change of pace, here’s an architectural detail of Gothic Revival-style spires atop the Austell Mausoleum in Atlanta’s Oakland Cemetery. (Yep, this is another one from the series that I worked on recently.) It’s really a gorgeous building. 67 more words



Here’s the second photo that I worked on recently from Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. This statue appears to be the Greek god Hermes. Hermes is usually portrayed as a young man and sometimes has a pair of small wings, as this statue does. 230 more words


Sweet Sorrow: One Photo, Two Versions

Recently, I was playing around with a few photos that I took in Oakland Cemetery, a historic cemetery in Atlanta.
I’ve always liked this statue of a weeping woman holding a laurel wreath. 157 more words


Historic Oakland Foundation Announces 2015 Cemetery Tour Schedule

Each year, thousands of metro area residents and visitors visit Oakland Cemetery to experience stories of Atlanta’s history through a tour. The Historic Oakland Foundation recently released… 2,274 more words