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 […]

MOUNTAINS TO MOAB

Pack your sense of adventure for a trip to Utah’s Montage Deer Valley

The Montage Deer Valley resort is nestled in the mountains above Salt Lake City.

The Montage Deer Valley resort is nestled in the mountains above Salt Lake City.

As the tiny private plane soared above the mountains, still dappled with winter snow, and headed toward the red rocks of Moab, Utah, I tried […]

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 […]

DECODING THE WORKPLACE DRESS CODE

Famed American costume designer Edith Head once quipped, “You can have anything you want if you dress for it.”

HER: Red Haute ivory mock-neck sleeveless lace tank ($88), BCBG black knit tuxedo blazer ($119), Hudson black denim skinny jeans ($165), Chinese Laundry Sitara ankle-strap heel shoes ($80), MJ Accessories hobo braided tassel bag ($68), Gorjana beaded tassel adjustable necklace ($110) and gold and black […]

WHAT’S COOKING

Ever wanted to peer into your neighbors’ kitchens and check out their setups?

You’ll have that chance at The Junior League of Atlanta’s 21st Annual Tour of Kitchens March 24 and 25. You can feast your eyes on stunning, recently renovated kitchens in homes throughout Buckhead and Sandy Springs. Best of all, each home is partnered with a local chef who will perform cooking demos and serve […]

TORCH GALA

More than 500 revelers gathered at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta recently for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s annual Torch Gala.

Now in its 28th year, the event raised more than $550,000, which goes toward valuable research and patient support programs such as Camp Oasis, a week long summer camp for kids with inflammatory bowel disease issues. Presentations were made to this year’s honorees, Sam and Gina Shapiro, […]

DESK SET

PUT THE WORK IN WORKOUT WITH THESE FOUR MOVES TO DO ON THE JOB

Sitting: If only what many of us do for 40 hours every week could be good for us, but it’s not. “Research has linked sitting for long periods with a number of health concerns, including obesity and metabolic syndrome,” says Bill Sonnemaker, founder of Buckhead’s Catalyst Fitness. “Doing some exercise when you’re at […]

15 MINUTES WITH TIM AND MARIA RESUTA

“We originally wanted to open a winery,” confesses Tim Resuta, the co-founder of Atlanta’s first craft cidery.

“We thought it would be a great chapter two for us. But we discovered that if you don’t have $25 million to get into the wine game, you’re not in the game.” So instead of grapes, Tim and his wife, Maria, focused on apples, opening UrbanTree Cidery on Howell Mill […]

IN AN OFFICE FAR, FAR AWAY

More and more companies are relying on a remote workforce

Sherpa Global’s David Felfoldi

At a typical office, you get used to seeing your co-workers every day in meetings, at the copier or in the break room. But going for days without seeing your colleagues is becoming more and more commonplace. David Felfoldi, for one, rarely sees his employees: They are all remote workers.

Felfoldi, a […]