Chalkboard sign outside of Ocmulgee Outfitters. Summer doesn't officially begin until June 20th, but we can welcome it early. πŸ™‚ It won't be long!

 A chalkboard sign welcomes summer with a sunset, a campfire, and chairs drawn on it.

Colorful bricks with children's names and doodles drawn on them.

A colorful brick wall features numerous hand-drawn messages, names, and images from various people.

Our city has seen many improvements over the past few years. NewTown Macon in Macon, Georgia, is one of three winners of the 2024 Great American Main Street Award (GAMSA), which recognizes communities for their excellence in comprehensive preservation-based commercial district revitalization.

A colorful billboard for Downtown Macon, Georgia, featuring the slogan 2024 Winner Great American Main Street Award and promotional imagery of the city.

Poseidon mural on the patio of Kudzu Seafood in downtown Macon. I don’t know who the artist is, but I will update this post once I find out. Beautiful work.

A mural on a brick wall depicts a dramatic side profile of a bearded man with flowing hair emerging from a wave.

This impressive dinosaur mural is on a large warehouse across from Fall Line Brewery in downtown Macon. It was painted by Christian Stanley, a Central Florida-based muralist, graphic designer, and illustrator.

A colorful mural on a brick wall depicts a vibrant, abstract triceratops entangled in green vines.

Assorted IPAs on display at Just Tap'd in downtown Macon. I'm not a huge IPA fan. It's too bitter for me. But these colorful can designs caught my eye. The names are great, too - Rollin’ in the Haze, Psychedelic Rabbit, Rye Charles, and Hop Dang Diggity.

Several different brands and varieties of canned craft beer are neatly arranged on shelves.

Graffiti heart on a crumbling brick wall.

A red heart is painted on a partially white brick wall with various patches of graffiti and some vegetation growing in between the bricks.

A bumblebee gathering nectar from a clover flower.

A bumblebee is collecting nectar from a white clover flower among green grass.

Interesting texture on the surface of a mushroom.

A close-up view of a sliced mushroom cap shows intricate gills and textures.

Detailed closeup of rainwater on the surface of green leaf.

A close-up view of a green leaf covered in water droplets.