JAZZ FIX

Area establishments offer hard to find listening experiences

The musicians of Joe Gransden’s band stir up the night at Cafe 290

Atlanta’s reputation as a music capital is well earned, but for all the sounds that spring from the city, live jazz is not easy to find—in Buckhead or its surroundings. Events such as the Atlanta Jazz Festival (May 26-28) provide a weekend of distinguished […]

DR. HEATHER KROHNE AND MR. ROSIE

VCA BUCKHEAD ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Dr. Heather Krohne’s cat is proof that with the right home and some age, you can overcome a checkered past. Mr. Rosie is a 15-year-old Maine coon mix that, like many of his breed, has a strong hunting instinct.

“In his younger days, he had a tendency to hunt chipmunks outside the home of his first family,” says Krohne, a veterinarian at

TROT FOR THE TROOPS

BUCKHEAD RACE BENEFITS SOLDIERS

Lace up those running shoes to honor the men and women who protect our country. Starting and finishing at Chastain Park and passing the Galloway School, the scenic but mostly flat Salute Our Troops 5K course is perfect for beginners.

The beneficiary of the event is the Charity Benevolent Fund that assists active duty, reserve and retired soldiers with living and medical expenses. Strollers, pets […]

FROM FARMERS TO SENIORS

If you don’t already get your produce from the Peachtree Road Farmers Market, we’ve got another reason why you should.

The hugely popular market at The Cathedral of St. Philip just opened for its 11th year in April and is the largest producer-only farmers market in the state. That means everyone there grew or raised the food they sell. But what many of them can’t sell to […]

THE NEXT CHAPTER

Empty nesters John and Nancy Mullins put the finishing touches on a charming Garden Hills bungalow

After nearly two decades in the suburbs, John and Nancy Mullins were ready for city life. John, a banker with SunTrust in Midtown, was also ready for a shorter commute. So, after their daughter graduated from high school and their son married in 2014, they put their spacious Alpharetta home on […]

A TOWN FOR ALL SEASONS

Snow or sun, head for year-round fun in Telluride, Colorado

A ride on the free gondola lifts riders high above the Telluride valley.

Back in the late 1870s, the rush was on to Colorado for the gold, silver, copper and zinc running in rich veins beneath the snow-capped mountains. Those days are long gone, but the majestic ranges remain as alluring as ever for visitors […]

PAWLEYS ISLAND (AND PIMENTO CHEESE)

LIFE STANDS STILL AT THE SEA VIEW INN

The beachfront porch is lined with rocking chairs and is perfect for afternoon board games

Even though houses—some quite grand—have grown up all around it, time has stood still at the Sea View Inn. The old-fashioned Southern resort has been a mainstay on Pawleys Island in the South Carolina low country since 1937. It’s the sort of […]

SAVE FACE

THESE ALTERNATIVE ANTI-AGING FACIALS KEEP THE NEED FOR BOTOX AT BAY

CryoFacial
ICEBOX CRYOTHERAPY

What to expect: You’ll lie down on a massage table in a relaxing, dimly lit room as the cryotech (the cryotherapy version of an esthetician) uses a vacuum-esque hose to waft cold nitrogen vapors (-256 F, to be exact) across your face, neck, décolleté, scalp and hands for about 12 minutes. It feels soothing until just […]

DR. JENNIFER WILSON AND FIGO

VCA BUCKHEAD ANIMAL HOSPITAL

This is the story of how a dog raised a veterinarian. Dr. Jennifer Wilson adopted a black lab/border collie mix the week before she started vet school at Michigan State University in 2006.

“My boyfriend at the time/ now husband really wanted a puppy. I was more hesitant because I knew all the work that would entail, but he insisted. We found the puppy […]