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A SULTRY, SMOKY EYE

A smoky eye doesn’t have to be done just with dark shadows. Try to incorporate red, the color of the season, into your eye makeup. Mix up different shades of shimmery reds to create the perfect blend of colors for your look. Be sure to continue the shadows on your bottom lash line to frame your entire eye.

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EDITOR’S CORNER – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017

I only know how to cook two things: lasagna and cheesecake. When I do go to the trouble to make them, they’re darn good, but the rest of my efforts in the kitchen could best be described as haphazard.

After sharing a meal I’ve made, I’ve had people politely say things such as “Nice try” and “That was interesting.” It doesn’t hurt my feelings necessarily (we each […]

POP THE CORK! OUR CHAMPAGNE 101 GUIDE

Every time you open a bottle of Champagne, it’s a celebration.

A cork of champagne popping out of a bottle. Taken in studio with a 5D mark III.

The very mention of the word conjures up images of ship sendoffs, toasts, promotions and romance. Yet perhaps because they drink it so infrequently, many know virtually nothing about this wine, its fizzes and its inherent elegance. […]

WALKING IN SENOIA

Even those who don’t care about zombies will enjoy this little town

The Waking Dead Cafe is an extension of the Woodbury Shoppe that sells Walking Dead-related merchandise on Main Street.

Every Sunday night this time of year, millions of people across America are glued to their TV sets, eagerly watching the latest episode of the hit apocalyptic thriller The Walking Dead. Like the swarms […]

NEWS CLIPS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017

A NEW WAY TO GET YOUR WORKOUT ON

Fit9, a fitness studio from the owners of Stellar Bodies, has opened its doors in Buckhead. The one-hour group workouts combine high-intensity interval training and metabolic conditioning, as well as elements from boxing and athletic training, to maximize clients’ results while minimizing injury. Using top-of-the line exercise equipment and technology, you’ll strengthen every muscle in your body, boost your heart health and torch major calories. “From the […]

BAKER’S DOZENS

Hundreds of desserts later, Ami Dand celebrates five years as Legendary Events’ executive pastry chef

EXTRA BITE Says Dand: “I’m very artistically inclined. I took a calligraphy class a couple of years ago. I make greeting cards with stamps and paint.”

If you’ve lived in Atlanta for a while, you’ve probably sampled at least one of Ami Dand’s desserts. As executive pastry chef at Buckhead-based […]

SHAUN DOTY – Bantam + Biddy

Shaun Doty didn’t grow up in a family with strong food traditions. But you wouldn’t know it from the eclectic, homemade spread that’s rolled out at the chef and restaurateur’s house every Thanksgiving.

The Oklahoma native co-owns Bantam + Biddy, a Southern diner and chicken rotisserie with locations in Buckhead, Alpharetta and Midtown, as well as The Federal and Chick-a-Biddy in Midtown, and he’s been planting his […]

THE WHEEL DEAL

RELAY BIKE SHARE PROGRAM ROLLS OUT IN BUCKHEAD

With its more than 500 bikes and 50 stations throughout Midtown and downtown Atlanta, chances are you’ve noticed the aqua colored Relay bikes wheeling around town. The program has now launched in Buckhead, and local residents can pick up a set of wheels to run errands or just go for a spin. Currently, three Relay stations are available in […]

FALL FOR FASHION

Hurricane Irma wasn’t enough to stop the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s efforts to fight hunger; it just postponed them.

When the storm came to town, it pushed the organization’s Fall for Fashion fundraiser back a few weeks, but the delay didn’t damper the spirits of event goers, who were treated to hand massages courtesy of the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta hotel and touch-ups by Cherry Blow Dry Bar. […]

WINE WOMEN & SHOES

The group congregating at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead on a recent fall night were literally putting their best foot forward as they competed in the Best in Shoe contest that was part of the Northside Hospital Foundation’s annual Wine Women & Shoes fundraiser.

More than 200 contestants vied for the coveted Crystal Slipper Award, which was won by Eve Gu, who sported a pair of one-of-a-kind, jeweled, […]