20 YEARS OF STYLISH GATHERINGS

Tony Conway’s first book showcases his Buckhead company’s over-the-top events

STORY: H.M. Cauley

There are two things you need to know about event maestro Tony Conway, owner of Buckhead-based Legendary Events. First, he gets bored easily. “I’m in this business because I can do an event, be done, then go on to the next one,” he says. “It’s why I have such a passion for it. I don’t […]

BEST OF TOWN BROOKHAVEN

A sunny spring day greeted the several hundred attendees of the recent Best of Town Brookhaven (formerly Taste of Town Brookhaven), an annual event held on the central green at the Town Brookhaven mixed-use development off Peachtree Road.

Eleven restaurants, in addition to Publix and Costco, set up booths on the lawn and served up everything from pizza and paella to cold beer and chili cheese fries […]

A NORTH CAROLINA CHARMER

True to its tourism slogan, Charlotte’s “got a lot”

Rev your engines during a stay in Charlotte with a drive in a race car simulator at the NASCAR Hall of Fame

STORY: Jill Becker

On lap five, as I was speeding around the Pomona Raceway at more than 150 miles per hour, my crew chief’s voice came through my headset, warning me of a crash on […]

AN INTELLIGENT ABODE

Smart-home technology is front and center these days, with a range of devices and price points to make any house the smartest in the neighborhood. These handy, high-tech devices allow homeowners to control everything from lighting to thermostats to garage doors, all by remoted gadget or voice command.

Amazon Echo Dot – Photo: Courtesy Amazon

STORY: Jessica Dauler
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Amazon Echo Dot ($35)

Alexa is Echo’s […]

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY

Buckhead Coalition provides free legal forms

Glasses and pen with a Last Will and Testament

BY: Mickey Goodman

When pop star Prince died back in 2016 without an estate plan, the six potential heirs to his reported $200 million fortune were left in legal limbo. “We didn’t want that to happen to anyone over 18 living in Buckhead, and decided to come up with a solution,” […]

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 […]

HELPING TEENS FIND THEIR GROOVE

Coach Foundation sponsors mentoring program for girls

Left to right: Step Up CEO Jenni Luke with Step Up girls Nayai, Autumn and Bryonna at the recent Lenox Square Coach store event.

BY: Mickey Goodman

To kick off the Atlanta Step Up program that helps young girls reach their potential, the Coach store at Lenox Square hosted an event for students from underserved area high schools and […]

REAL ESTATE BY DAY, ACTING BY NIGHT

Katrina Stroup opens a new theater company with her acting colleagues

STORY: Jim Farmer
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

When she was on stage as a young child, Katrina Stroup realized she had aspirations to perform for the rest of her life. Singing in her church choir and getting cast at age 5 in a production of The Adventures of Peter Cottontail led to other roles, as well as some commercials. […]

A SUMMER DAY SURPRISE

PRESENTING FIVE WARM WEATHER SCOTCH COCKTAILS

Scotch, served in refreshing cocktails such as Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern’s Christmas in Ireland

STORY: Angela Hansberger

W e tend to gravitate to different spirits when the seasons change. Scotch isn’t the libation that springs to mind when the temperature rises, but there’s no reason why it shouldn’t; it doesn’t have to only be a wintertime ambassador. It’s warmth and occasional […]

OLD STORY, NEW CHAPTER

The latest renovations at Barnsley Resort offer further reason to escape to northwest Georgia

Fire pits dot the property as inviting gathering spots year-round.

STORY: H.M. Cauley

It started with a romantic but tragic love story that predates the Civil War. Godfrey Barnsley’s dream was to build a country estate for his sickly wife who needed to escape Savannah’s swampy air. Though she died in 1845 […]