Spaces With Style

FIVE OF BUCKHEAD’S MOST EYE-POPPING ROOMS

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

A room is more than just a room. It’s a place where you get ready to face a new day, where you rejuvenate when the day is done, where you gather with family and friends to celebrate, and where you retreat with your other half for a glass of wine once the kids are asleep. They […]

HIGH STYLE

10 RULES OF DESIGN FOR GREAT INTERIOR SPACES

STORY: Karina Antenucci

Not sure which direction to go in with your own interiors? Whether you’re revamping a room, undergoing a complete remodel or simply wanting to make better use of the furniture and decor you currently have, a designer’s eye can always help. Steve McKenzie resident Steve McKenzie, principal at McKenzie Design LLC on the Westside, specializes in luxury residential interiors and says there are certain design […]

A BUCKHEAD INTERNATIONAL EATS ITINERARY

YOUR PASSPORT TO AREA GLOBAL CUISINE

Bangkok Station’s peek gai tod isn’t your ordinary order of chicken wings.

If an international vacation doesn’t make it on your itinerary this summer, don’t despair. A multitude of great places to sample cuisines from around the world exists right in our own backyard. These restaurants represent the true spirit and culture of their countries, ensuring you and your […]

THE BUCKHEAD FOOD SCENE FROM A TO Z

We may be talking ABC’s, but the Buckhead area food scene is all grown up. Consider this comprehensive guide to eating well in our favorite neighborhoods.

King + Duke’s covered deck is a go-to spot when it’s prime patio weather.

A IS FOR ALFRESCO

The mercury is rising, and for foodies, that can only mean one thing: patio weather. Fortunately, opportunities abound to park at an […]

THE PERKS OF WORK

HOW LOCAL COMPANIES ARE PLYING EMPLOYEES WITH EVERYTHING FROM CONCIERGES TO CORNHOLE

Tribe, Inc. employees enjoy a yearly wine tasting with cash prizes for guessing the mystery wines.

Years ago, company perks might have included a polo shirt with the office logo or a monthly birthday cake for the staff. These days, more and more businesses are offering elaborate benefits, such as an on-site chef […]

WHAT’S ON THEIR DESKS?

A PEEK AT THE WORK SPACES OF FOUR LOCAL PROFESSIONALS

NAZY GAVAHI

They say a clean desk is a sign of a sick mind. Whether you believe that or not, the state of your office does tell a lot about you. We examined the desks of four Buckhead-area working stiffs to see what their spaces say about what they do and how they do it.

NAZY […]

WHO’S THE BOSS? YOU ARE!

The rise of the self-employed

Becky Nickerson

Being self-employed means you work for the toughest boss imaginable.

“You will never work harder for anyone than yourself,” says Becky Nickerson, the founder of Infinity Yoga, which has locations in Brookhaven and Buckhead. Despite the challenges, though, the number of self employed and independent workers continues to increase. Some do it as a way to supplement income, while […]

THE WORK PLACE

GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS IN BUCKHEAD

Work: It’s something we all do at one point or another, whether it’s busing tables at the local diner or running a multi million dollar company. But look around, and you’ll see that the workplace is changing. For one, the number of co-working spaces is on the rise as more and more people opt for self-employment and the number of companies […]

BUCKHEAD’S BEST BOSSES

THE QUALITIES THAT MAKE AREA BIZ LEADERS THE CREAM OF THE CROP

Cricket Wireless’ George Cleveland

George Cleveland has dressed as Lenny Kravitz for a rock themed First Friday event at Cricket Wireless. Roadie’s Marc Gorlin believes he works for his employees, not the other way around. Lauren Fernandez, owner of Chicken Salad Chick in Buckhead, regularly takes her managers out for fun, off-site activities […]

WORK IS A ZOO

HOW SOME LOCAL OFFICES ARE GOING TO THE DOGS AND CATS

Engraver John Franciscus and his cat, Joey, are nearly inseparable. Joey joins him at his Sandy Springs studio almost every day.

ZuZu has such a bright and happy spirit,” says Rhonda Hazen, the owner of the luxury home goods shop House of Hazen in Buckhead. “She’s as much a part of the House of […]