EXHIBITIONIST

Marketing pro turned gallery owner puts a spotlight on contemporary art

It’s been a little more than a year since Laura Hathaway traded in the world of pharmaceutical and real estate sales and marketing to take the plunge into the city’s art scene as a gallery owner. For the Buckhead resident, not enough places existed for contemporary artists to share their visions and show their works.

LET FREEDOM RING

THE AJC PEACHTREE ROAD RACE IS 48 AND GOING STRONG

More than 60,000 runners and around 150,000 spectators will take to Buckhead’s main artery on July 4 for the 48th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta’s largest annual event and one of the nation’s biggest 10K races. The course starts at Lenox Square shopping center and makes its way past the Cathedral of St. Philip, where […]

KELLY WALLACE

CO-FOUNDER, BETTER BRANDS

Wardrobe: Coat, Hottie+Lord; dress (BCBG), shoes (Sundro) and jewelry, Bloomingdale’s

Buckhead resident Kelly Wallace graduated from the University of Alabama thinking she’d work in fashion PR. Now, at age 28, she’s a co-founder at Better Brands, the restaurant group that owns the Yeah! Burger franchise and fast casual newcomer Upbeet.

The brand and marketing maven and brainchild behind the new eatery’s design learned […]

PEIRU KIM

OWNER, SUGARCOAT

Wardrobe: Dress and coat, Hottie+Lord; jewelry, Bloomingdale’s; shoes, her own

Peiru Kim is the petite force to be reckoned with behind the popular and growing Sugarcoat beauty brand. While she may own Sugarcoat locations in Buckhead, Vinings and Virginia-Highland and have a fourth location opening in Chastain Park this summer, she still calls her biggest accomplishment giving her grandmother her first manicure and […]

TAYLOR JACKSON

MISS ATLANTA USA

Wardrobe: Skirt (and green jacket on cover), Hottie+Lord; shirt (Ted Baker), shoes (Stuart Weitzman) and jewelry, Bloomingdale’s

No one is more surprised than 21-year-old Taylor Jackson to find herself representing Atlanta in the upcoming Miss Georgia USA competition. Don’t let her beauty and the crown on her head fool you. This Georgia State senior and Buckhead resident says she’s the most unlikely […]

STICK IT TO PAIN

SORE OR INJURED MUSCLES? CONSIDER DRY NEEDLING THERAPY

Acupuncture needle used for dry needling rehabilitation medical treament for physiotherapy and pain due to physical injury in the hand of the doctor.

The thought of tiny needles being stuck into your skin in the name of helping muscles feel better might make you cringe, but a technique called dry needling might be just what your body […]

CHAPTER TWO

Second-career author’s debut novel features exotic locales, gems and murder

Writers get their inspirations from all sorts of peculiar places. For Sandy Springs resident Anne Lovett, the idea for her latest novel, Rubies from Burma, sprang from a casual party conversation about a woman’s earrings.

Lovett was chatting with a friend of her father’s who was regaling her with tales of serving in the military during World War […]

WHERE PASSION MEETS FASHION

Local designer’s custom handbags promote worthy causes

Brittni Adams’ custom leather purses aren’t just a stylish accessory. They benefit charitable causes as well.

Like a lot of women, Brittni Adams is smitten with handbags. So when the Buckhead resident was looking for a way to combine her passion for purses and her desire to put an end to human trafficking, she founded a company called […]

DR. JONATHAN LEE

SURGICAL ONCOLOGIST, NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL

Wardrobe: Jacket (Psycho Bunny), shirt (Ralph Lauren), jeans, shoes (Bally) and watch (Michael Kors), Bloomingdale’s

Growing up in New York City, Dr. Jonathan Lee recognized early on his aptitude for science and mathematics. He also enjoyed working with his hands and interacting with people. When it came to picking a career, he found one where the intersection of those four elements […]

EDITOR’S CORNER – JULY 2017

Over the course of my publishing career, I’ve been fortunate to have interviewed many successful, interesting and inspiring people.

The short list includes Michael Eisner, the former Disney chairman and chief executive; award-winning singer and actor Harry Connick Jr.; and Atlanta’s own Sara Blakely, the billionaire founder of the Spanx empire.

To be frank, speaking with them about their many accomplishments, oftentimes achieved in the face […]