GIRLS ROCK

Taking it outdoors for female empowerment

Through Prissy Tomboy Athletics, Tracey Pearson (left) and Jennifer White are committed to building strong young women.

Through Prissy Tomboy Athletics, Tracey Pearson (left) and Jennifer White are committed to building strong young women.

BY: Mickey Goodman

In 2014, Brookhaven residents Jennifer White and Tracey Pearson decided to launch Prissy Tomboy Athletics to encourage preteen and teenage girls ages 8 to […]

SARAH HEISERER

OWNER AND FOUNDER, E LOU

Wardrobe: Dress, belt, shoes and jewelry, her own.

STORY: Daryn Kagan

First job: “I helped open a restaurant at 15. My dad has been in the food business for 40 years, and his friend was opening a new restaurant, so I got cross-trained in everything.”
Age: 34
Education: Bachelor of Science in Sport Management and Communications, Kennesaw State University
Family: Husband, Hans, and daughter, […]

FIRE UP THE GRILL

TWO BUCKHEAD CHEFS SHARE THEIR FAVORITE WAYS TO BARBECUE THIS SUMMER

Stephen Herman

Stephen Herman

BY: Lia Picard

If there’s one thing that makes the Atlanta summer heat bearable, it’s grilling. There’s something about firing up the coals and sipping a beer while friends and family gather in eager anticipation of smoky meat. For two Buckhead chefs, it’s the ultimate pastime—and their jobs. To get the lowdown […]

RAW REVIVAL

While it may seem like a new trend, poke (pronounced poh-kay) is a Hawaiian dish that has been around for centuries.

STORY: Jessica Dauler
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Look around town and you’ll notice the raw fish salad popping up everywhere, and with good reason, as it’s both healthy and delicious. Even if you’re not a fan of traditional sushi, poke offers a sea of combinations so you can get […]

A WEEKEND IN THE WOODS

Experiencing concierge camping with Atlanta startup Scamper Van

Love the great outdoors but don't have the requisite camping equipment? No worries, because Scamper Van will deliver it all right to your door.

Love the great outdoors but don’t have the requisite camping equipment? No worries, because Scamper Van will deliver it all right to your door.

STORY: Jill Becker

When I was a kid growing up in […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JULY / AUGUST 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

1Kept’s salad offerings include this colorful pick with beets, strawberries, rhubarb, arugula, candied pecans and blue-cheese crumbles.

BY: Wendell Brock, Rebecca Cha and Angela Hansberger
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

1KEPT KITCHEN & BAR

This hidden, club-like space took over the home of old-school French restaurant Toulouse in 2013. Manned by a trio of chefs with equal authority, the collaborative kitchen […]

NEWS CLIPS JULY / AUGUST 2018

SHOPS AROUND LENOX CONTINUES TO EXPAND RETAILER MIX

This summer, the Shops Around Lenox in Buckhead welcomes Flower Child, a fast-casual, healthy-food concept from the West Coast that features farm-fresh ingredients in a menu boasting vegan, paleo and glutenfree options. Also new is West Elm, which brings its modern furniture and decor to shoppers looking to showcase their personal style in everything from bedding and outdoor furniture to pillows and wall art.

Shops Around Lenox
3400 Around […]

BRIAN F. DURKIN

ACTOR

Wardrobe: Shirt, John Varvatos ($98); jacket, J Brand ($268); and pants, G-Star Raw Jogger jeans ($190), courtesy of Bloomingdale’s. Undershirt, boots and necklace, his own.

STORY: Carl Danbury

First job: “I was Chuck E. Cheese. Literally the kid in the suit.”
Age: 42
Education: Bachelor of Science, building construction science, University of Florida; Master of Business Administration, Georgia State University
Family: Wife and two children
Hobbies: Martial arts and […]

TOMATO, TOMAHTO

NO MATTER HOW YOU SAY IT, THIS IS ONE FUN FESTIVAL

You’ll be seeing red at the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival on July 15.

BY: Karon Warren

It’s been a decade since noted Atlanta chef and restaurateur Ford Fry kicked off the first Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, a yearly shindig benefiting Georgia Organics that […]

LOCAL HERO

Creating precious memories for cancer families

Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation founder Jon Albert has never turned away a deserving family.

Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation founder Jon Albert has never turned away a deserving family.

BY: Mickey Goodman

Scores of organizations provide support for cancer patients, but the Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation (JAJF) is the only nonprofit that offers […]