Experts share the top five pests that could ruin a barbecue and how to combat them.
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Monday, July 4, 2011
The Fourth of July means cookouts and it also means dealing with the pesky problem of uninvited guests at the feasts. Warmer weather, trees in bloom and the temptation of savory grilled food has wasps, fire ants, mosquitoes, flies and ants looking to crash the party. Arrow Exterminators has some tips on how to combat the top five “barbecue” pests. Yellowjackets are another dangerous summer pest, because they sting repeatedly and cause allergic reactions in many people. Both wasps and yellowjackets are attracted to sweets; to keep these stinging insects away, serve sugary drinks in covered pitchers and keep desserts in sealed containers. Because yellowjackets and wasps are extremely dangerous, it’s important to call a pest professional …
A Peachtree Corners favorite, this well-established eatery has been serving great barbecue for over 25 years.
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- Carol Frey
Friday, April 8, 2011
Driving south on Peachtree Corners Circle, just when you think you’ve almost left Peachtree Corners there it is up on the left, J.R.’s Log House Restaurant. And there it has been since only a single traffic light held sway right there on S.R. 141. Lots have changed since then, except for the friendly service and consistently good food to be had at this long established eatery. When Jerry Romano “J.R.” bought the property back in 1983 the current owner, Tim Shaw who had already been working with J.R. for some time, said that he wondered about the decision. Actually he said, “I thought J.R. was crazy.” Fortunately for all of us we’re still reaping the benefits of that crazy decision. When I pulled up to the restaurant at 1 p.m., I could …