JOURNEY TO ANOTHER WORLD

A new author’s book for kids explores metaphysical concepts

Take one cool character named Katherine, send her out on adventures into other dimensions, and you’ve got part entertainment, part life lesson, part Dr. Who for young readers. That’s the concept behind Cosmic Kitty: A Mindful, Metaphysical Journey, the first book by Sandy Springs author Shan Gill.

Though the public is just getting to know Katherine and her alter […]

PACIFIED IN PLAYA DEL CARMEN

Pack up all your cares and woes and escape to the idyllic Mahekal Beach Resort

Sunsets in Playa del Carmen call for a stroll along the beach.

The scene at the Cancun airport once you go through Customs is chaotic. You have to dodge a barrage of uniformed, seemingly legitimate greeters asking where you’re going, the majority of whom are just trying to get you […]

QUEEN FOR A DAY

Buckhead businesses donate a day of pampering

Last year’s Season of Giving winner Deborah Sims (center) is flanked by pal Monique Hart (left) and Maria Heckscher Salon stylist Nabat Kheteb.

In 2016, the Maria Heckscher Salon, along with Labels Resale Boutique and Portofino restaurant, hosted a contest called The Season of Giving. The businesses, all on Paces Ferry Place in Buckhead, wanted to treat a […]

THE LOCAL MD SAVING “SUPERWOMEN”

In her new book, Dr. Taz Bhatia helps women find an individualized approach to better health

Move over, Dr. Oz; there’s a new famous physician on the scene. In case you haven’t already caught her appearances on national TV shows such as The Today Show and Good Morning America, meet Atlanta’s own Dr. Tasneem “Taz” Bhatia. She’s a holistic health expert, acupuncturist, nutrition specialist and founder of […]

TIME TRAVELERS

SIX WAYS TO BRING ATLANTA’S PAST TO LIFE FOR YOUR KIDS

In “Gatheround,” children and parents alike can learn about events surrounding the civil rights movement in Atlanta.

Whether you’ve lived in Atlanta your entire life or are a recent transplant, teaching children the history of our community is important to a prosperous future. Most kids, however, will tell you they don’t like history, primarily […]

ARTFULLY DARING

Taking chances inspires fine art photographer Parish Kohanim

Peachtree Hills resident Parish Kohanim never shied away from the road less taken. He started his life’s adventure at 17 when he left Persia (now Iran) and moved to the U.S. with $300 in his pocket and no knowledge of the English language. “When you’re young, you’re fearless,” he says. “And even now, in my career, I take chances. […]

GET ON BOARD!

HITCH A RIDE ON MACY’S FAMOUS PINK PIG MONORAIL

Patients from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta enjoy the iconic Macy’s Pink Pig at Lenox Square for the first time this season on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 in Atlanta. (John Amis/AP Images for Macy’s)

Kick off the most wonderful time of the year by taking a spin on Priscilla, the 1950s-themed monorail that’s been a cherished Atlanta […]

THE DAILY GRIND

EAST POLE COFFEE PERKS UP BUCKHEAD

Just in time for the cooler weather, Buckhead residents can cozy up to locally roasted brews at the newly opened East Pole Coffee. The creation of Jared Karr and Jules Tompkins, East Pole is the latest resident of the ever-expanding Armour Yards development. The aesthetic is crisp and modern, encouraging you to sit for a spell with your cup of joe […]

SEASON’S EATINGS

WHAT FOUR LOCAL RESTAURANT CHEFS ARE COOKING UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS IN THEIR HOME KITCHENS

You may think that some of Atlanta’s most highly acclaimed chefs get fancy when it comes to hosting and preparing a holiday meal at their homes. On the contrary. What we found is that top area chefs such as Shaun Doty, Jenny Levison, Jamie Adams and Chris Edwards keep it casual and […]