THE BOW TIES MAKE THE MAN

From down and out to dynamo

Once homeless, Jay Austin now gives back to the community through his budding business.

To talk with entrepreneur Jay Austin, no one would ever guess that he spent four years living on the street. “I made some bad choices, but I finally said to myself, ‘You’re either going to lie here and die or get up and go to […]

DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS

AS CANADA’S CONSUL GENERAL IN ATLANTA, LOUISE BLAIS IS IN CHARGE OF OUR NEIGHBOR TO THE NORTH’S INTERESTS IN GEORGIA AND BEYOND

Security issues and a packed schedule necessitate Blais using a driver to get to all of her appointments around town.

It’s 11:50 a.m. on a Friday, and a couple dozen people are milling about a conference room at the Miller & Martin law […]

HORSING AROUND IN VIRGINIA

Salamander Resort & Spa affords the idyllic countryside for equestrian pursuits and relaxed elegance

Discover the Virginia countryside on horseback with one of the resort’s trail rides, or take a riding lesson in its riding arena.

The Salamander’s luxe accommodations reflect a fine Virginia estate and overlook a manicured lawn, where playing lawn games […]

NYSSA GREEN

THE GREEN ROOM AGENCY

In the late ’90s when her career as a makeup artist in Atlanta was just kicking off, Nyssa Green was hired to do WSB-TV news anchor Monica Pearson’s makeup for a magazine-cover photo shoot. Pearson, who was a major on-air staple for 37 years, wore the same makeup for that evening’s broadcast. The very natural, classic look Green had given her was such […]

THE SPICES OF LIFE

Modest ambitions make Copper Cove Indian Bistro a neighborhood favorite

Marinated and tandoorcharred chicken never disappoints.

Don’t be fooled by a few empty tables on a Friday night. And don’t let the informality of the staff scare you off. As completely void of pretense as it is, Buckhead’s Copper Cove Indian Bistro is the real deal. It’s no surprise when you consider the source: Co-owners […]

CAFFEINE DRIP

Jonathan Silver has been keeping Atlanta caffeinated for more than 20 years

Ever dined at Bone’s or Aria and wondered what type of coffee or tea you’re drinking? What about Souper Jenny or OK Cafe? Atlanta Coffee Supply Group, founded by Sandy Springs resident Jonathan Silver, has been distributing the caffeinated beverages to local restaurants like these for more than 20 years. The company distributes 11 brands […]

MID-DAY SWEAT

FOUR LUNCH BREAK FRIENDLY WORKOUTS

If early morning or evening workouts aren’t your cup of green tea, the good news is that Buckhead is home to several lunch-hour options. Here are four classes for getting your fit on in the middle of the day.

CP Bootcamp F.I.T. at Club Pilates

The Details: This 50-minute full body workout is offered at noon […]

MEALS VIA WHEELS

Meal delivery services are reinventing the way we think about meal planning.

Now it’s easier than ever to stick to dietary restrictions or whip up a gourmet, chef-inspired meal in record time. Creative, prepared and pre-prepped meals are a smart choice for working couples, singles and busy families who crave variety but don’t have the time or energy to invest in finding recipes and cooking every day. […]

A Name Synonymous with Buckhead

Loudermilk family impacts community

Robin Loudermilk carries on the family tradition of generosity by helping build a better Buckhead

Few names stand out more in Buckhead’s storied history than Charlie Loudermilk, who founded Aaron’s, the rent-to-own furniture giant, and used its success to benefit the community. His son, Robin, is no less involved. As president and CEO of The Loudermilk Companies, he is transforming the […]

WE’LL DRINK TO THAT

What better way to beat the heat than with a Popsicle? Make that a Popsicle cocktail.

Chill out with Whiskey Blue’s seasonal Popsicle-themed Star Spangled Martini

On Memorial Day, Whiskey Blue, the popular rooftop bar at the W Atlanta-Buckhead hotel, debuted its Boozy Poptail Series, consisting of three tasty adult beverages topped with a refreshing frozen treat on a stick. Available through June 5 is […]