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Tiger Tailgate Photo Contest offers Auburn vs. Texas A&M fan experience

Auburn fans have the opportunity to submit their original Auburn tailgate and spirit photos to the Auburn University Bookstore before Oct. 15 for the chance to win a fan experience package for the Auburn vs. Texas A&M football game. The winner of the 2014 Tiger Tailgate Photo Contest will receive a fan experience package, which includes two tickets to the Auburn vs. Texas A&M football game, two hospitality passes and a pre-game, on-field experience.…

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Added by Sarah Buck on October 6, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Celebrate Traditions at Sticky Syrup Sopping Day

Every year when the fall weather rolls in, close to 20,000 people from all over the country also roll into the small town of Loachapoka, Ala. for flaky soft biscuits and sweet gooey syrup. This year on Oct. 18, you too can roll down highway 14 to the annual Syrup Sopping Day and experience these biscuits and syrup for yourself.

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Added by Brittany Webster on October 3, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Celebrate Traditions with Sticky Syrup and Biscuits

Every year when the fall weather rolls in, close to 20,000 people from all over the country also roll into the small town of Loachapoka, Ala. for flaky soft biscuits and sweet gooey syrup. This year on Oct. 18, you too can roll down highway 14 to the annual Syrup Sopping Day and experience these biscuits and syrup for yourself.

Since 1972, the local Ruritan Club, the Lee County Historical Society and the Ladies Improvement Club have put on this sticky event in coordination with the…

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Added by Brittany Webster on October 3, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Chicken Salad Chick is coming to Auburn University

The chicken is crossing the road and coming to campus.

By student request, Auburn University will soon be getting a new on-campus dining option that is sure to please the foodie, the health conscious and the grab ‘n’…

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Added by Laurie Webb on October 2, 2014 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Isaac Hayden concert set for Oct. 16

Isaac Hayden is set to kick off his first tour at the Event Center Downtown in Opelika on Thursday, Oct. 16. Hayden's album debuted at #23 on the singer/songwriter chart and was also featured on the iTunes "New and Noteworthy" list. His producer is Same Brooker of Artist Revolution, which published Florida Georgia Line's hit "Cruise."

The concert starts at 7 p.m. and will end at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Event Center Downtown's …

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Added by Casey Whitaker on October 2, 2014 at 12:05pm — No Comments

"On the Tracks" creates fun night out in downtown Opelika

On Friday, Oct. 10, food vendors, live music, entertainment, shopping and wine tastings will turn the downtown Opelika area into a festive night to kick off the start of fall. Eighth and Railroad Road streets will be the main location of the event. 

From 6 p.m. until 11 p.m., Opelika hosts…

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Added by Whitney Suzanne Jones on September 29, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Studio 3:19 boutique opens downtown

Studio 3:19 is a new men and women’s clothing boutique in downtown Opelika on South 8th Street. It was opened by Molly Anderson, an Auburn alumna.

A few months after her graduation Anderson opened the first Studio 3:19 in Camden, Ala. in 2010. It is no longer open, but it gave her a starting point to…

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Added by Caitlin Lea on September 29, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Toomer’s Oak Tree Clones For Sale At Auburn University

 

Toomer’s oaks are not forever lost. One of Auburn’s greatest icons and traditions can still be continued right in your own backyard.

Dr. Gary Keever, an Auburn University researcher and professor of horticulture has worked many years to propagate healthy Auburn Oak clones.…

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Added by Laurie Webb on September 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Liveoaks Restaurant and Patio Bar to open this Fall

Although Toomer’s Corner lost its famous oak trees in April 2013, a new “Liveoak” will be coming to Auburn this fall.

Liveoaks Restaurant and Patio Bar, located at the intersection of Glenn Avenue and College Street, is slated to open the weekend of Oct. 25.

Auburn diners can expect a diverse…

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Added by Jamie Wallace on September 25, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Fall Family Fun

Special to the Corner News | Payton Holbrook

For students who have family coming to town or if you’re just looking for something new to do, don’t worry because this weekend is jam packed with activities.

On Friday, Sept. 26, War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen are offering campus tours so…

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Added by Payton Holbrook on September 25, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Mugshots now open in Auburn

Dreamt on the beaches of Hawaii, Mugshots Grill & Bar has made several homes in the South with Auburn being its newest location. Owners Ron Savell and Chris McDonald are friends who met in college and hopped on a plane to Hawaii upon graduating with their dreams in mind. With the help of family and friends,…

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Added by Jaden Kimberlyn Brown on September 24, 2014 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Luke Bryan 'Farm Tour' returning to the Plains

The Luke Bryan “Farm Tour” is making its way back to Auburn on Thursday, Oct. 2. The tour, which is in its sixth year, will be held at Ingram Farms, located off U.S. Highway 80 in Opelika. 

The “Play it Again” singer will be traveling throughout the Southeast from Oct. 1-11, making Auburn its second stop along…

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Added by Laura Huddleston on September 24, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Getting Around on Gameday

During football season, each weekend more than 90,000 fans flood into our quaint college town, overwhelming local businesses and congesting roadways. Both current Auburn students and visiting Tiger fans can attest to the nightmare that is game day traffic.

Unbeknownst to some, on any given game day there are a variety of transportation resources available to the public. While some of these modes of transport cost a premium, others can be used at little to no cost. Using alternative…

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Added by Anna Henderson on September 24, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Hollywood comes to Auburn: People StyleWatch brings celebrity stylist, dry hairstyling bar and more

Have you ever wished you could look fabulous every day, a la Scarlett Johansson? People StyleWatch wants to help you!

People StyleWatch will host Celebrity Stylist on Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 12 to 6 p.m. on the green space in front of the Auburn University Student Center. Participants will…

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Added by Rachel Burns on September 23, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Make A Hole-In-One At The 20th Annual COSAM Golf Classic

The College of Sciences and Mathematics at Auburn University proudly presents its 20th annual golf classic on Friday, Sept. 26th, 2014. The golf tournament will take place at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National in Opelika. Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National offers an extravagant 18-hole golf course that challenges players…

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Added by Sarah Bales on September 22, 2014 at 3:43pm — No Comments

New cookie bakery whips up freshly baked classics in downtown Auburn

After working various jobs following her college graduation, Sarah Toomer decided that the typical 9-5 work day was not for her. Instead, Toomer followed her passion of baking and opened Mylks Cookies in Suite A at 234 West Magnolia Avenue in downtown Auburn.

“I’ve been baking since I was little,” Toomer said.…

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Added by Lindsey Watts on September 19, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Liveoaks Restaurant and Patio Bar to open this Fall

Although Toomer’s Corner lost its famous oak trees in April 2013, a new “Liveoak” will be coming to Auburn this fall.

Liveoaks Restaurant and Patio Bar, located at the intersection of Glenn Avenue and College Street, is slated to open the weekend of Oct. 25.



Auburn diners can expect a diverse menu…

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Added by Jamie Wallace on September 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Liveoaks Restaurant and Patio Bar to open this Fall

Although Toomer’s Corner lost its famous oak trees in April 2013, a new “Liveoak” will be coming to Auburn this fall.

Liveoaks Restaurant and Patio Bar, located at the intersection of Glenn Avenue and College Street, is slated to open the weekend of Oct. 25.

Auburn diners can expect a diverse menu with eight to 10 entrees that will change every few months, seven to eight appetizers, and three desserts. Most items will be under $18 to fit a student budget. The most expensive…

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Added by Jamie Wallace on September 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Kiesel Park's Free Fall Concert

Join Auburn Parks and Recreation for a free fall concert on Thursday, Sept. 25 at Kiesel Park. This concert is the last of the free concert series this fall and it will feature Auburn’s own Dave Potts.

In a press release for the event, the City of Auburn called Dave Potts “Auburn’s very own James…

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Added by Susan Waggoner on September 17, 2014 at 8:37pm — No Comments

First Fridays in Opelika - Shop Late and Eat Local the First Friday of Each Month

OPELIKA, Ala. - With live music playing on every street corner, a variety of restaurants to eat at and shops staying open late, there is something for everyone to enjoy at First Fridays in downtown Opelika. …

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Added by Morgan McVay on September 17, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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