Midtown Cafe & Dessertery:  The Evolution of a 35 Year Favorite

PHOTOS BY JEJ PHOTOS In 1987, a local family-owned cafe was the ultimate hot spot for incredible homemade desserts and exceptional service.  Midtown Cafe & Dessertery founders Scott and Brenda Gerding built a loyal following through delicious cakes, pies, cookies, and other made-from-scratch baked goods. Initially located in Thruway, The Dessertery was often packed with […]

Brooke Notes: The Publisher’s Perspective

PHOTO BY MEGAN BLACK PHOTOGRAPHY Do you ever run across things that you’ve written in the past and cringe at how it reads? Maybe it’s a journal entry or a diary. Maybe it’s a Facebook post memory. I have had this happen to me many times. Thank goodness our online magazine archives don’t go back […]

Manners – They Never Go Out of Style

With each passing day and year, the world keeps changing. Our values and beliefs as a society fluctuate over time. Something that is important one decade may not be as important the next. Also, ideas, concepts, and traditions vary from generation to generation. Yet, there are common threads that still connect people within our communities. […]

Aeracura Salon: Beauty from the Heart & Soul

PHOTOS BY SHAUN STOCKTON PHOTOGRAPHY Cheerful. Authentic. Quirky. Restorative. Riveting. Spunky. Innovative. Beautiful. That’s a glimpse of how the inspired professionals of Aeracura Salon view their team and their work. That team has been a true blessing for owner and Master Stylist, Christi Bradham, as has doubling the honest beauty that radiates from both the […]

Small Business Saturday at Accent Prone

Every year, shoppers are inundated with Black Friday specials and early or extended savings. Many have also heard about Cyber Monday or even Giving Tuesday which occurs the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and encourages donations to charity to help those less fortunate. While all days benefit the economy, Small Business Saturday is the best way to […]

Five Creative Career Choices You Didn’t Know Existed

When you were a kid, think of how often you were asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s amazing to think of just how many possible answers there were that you didn’t even know you could add to the list! Sure, we’re all familiar with the career options […]


Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County recognizes the critical role women play in their communities and their specific barriers to home ownership. Statistics confirm that female-headed households are more than twice as likely to be cost burdened compared to all U.S. households and single mothers are one of the groups more likely to experience barriers […]

FW Recipe: Pumpkin French Toast Bites

These Pumpkin French Toast Bites are sweet, perfectly spiced, and will simply melt in your mouth! Perfect for fall weekend brunches or busy school mornings as they are easy to make and made a bit healthier. Servings: 3-4 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Total time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 4 Thick Slices of […]

Take Safety Into Your Own Hands With Teddy’s Tactical

PHOTO BY PHOTO ARTISTRY BY MELINDA With days only getting shorter this fall and winter season, there’s no better time to stock up on self-defense and prepare for fewer hours of daylight than the present. Those looking to defend themselves, their families, and their homes without the hefty responsibility of owning a firearm have no […]

The ART Beat of Forsyth Woman

PHOTO BY SARAH COLLIER A monthly column that keeps its finger on the pulse of Forsyth’s artists and their inspiring stories This month’s featured artist, Beth Glover, pursues unspoken and unseen glimpses of truth, beauty and strength through her abstract expressionist work. Whether on paper and canvas or transformed into fabric and decor items, Beth […]

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