CHOWHOUND

Dogs are like family, and we all want what’s best for them, but choosing a dog food in today’s extensive pet food marketplace can prove challenging. Consider your pet’s age, health, activity level and your budget when looking for one that works. Keep in mind that no one food is best for every dog. Fortunately, many well-rounded brands offer a choice these days, and a little […]

THE NOVEL AS A JOURNEY

Cancer and an economic downturn refocus a Buckhead writer’s story

Of all the factors that led to Travis Neighbor Ward publishing her latest novel, having been a magazine editor in New York and living in Italy for five years took a back seat to having breast cancer at the start of the Great Recession in 2007.

“Cancer changed me in many ways,” says the Buckhead resident and former […]

SECRET CODES, HIDDEN DOORS, TOP FLIGHT COCKTAILS

Your guide to the ATL’s coolest speakeasies

Beyond an unmarked door behind Smokebelly BBQ, you find The Blind Pig Parlour Bar.

You’ve probably walked right past them and didn’t know it. Atlanta’s speakeasies are some of the city’s coolest spots to meet friends for drinks—if you know where to look and how to get in, that is.

THE BLIND PIG PARLOUR BAR

What’s cool: A small […]

SUPPORT YOURSELF

THESE FOUR SPORTS BRAS TAKE THE JIGGLE OUT OF YOUR WORKOUTS

Jiggling is good when it comes to Jell-O, but not when it comes to your breasts during a workout. We turned to a few of Buckhead’s activewear aces to scope out sports bra options that will provide the support you need during sweat sessions ranging from hiking to high-intensity interval training. Read on to learn their picks.

HALLOWEEN HIJINKS

SPOOKY SPRINGS HAUNTS ABERNATHY GREENWAY PARK AGAIN THIS YEAR

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Halloween that’s full of treats, not tricks, head to Abernathy Greenway Park in Sandy Springs Oct. 21, when families are welcome to the festive Spooky Springs. There, children of all ages can get their trick-or-treating fill at candy stations, have their faces painted, enjoy tasty eats from local food trucks […]

CITY CLUB OF BUCKHEAD

City Club of Buckhead, the newest of the private clubs in the neighborhood, strives to appeal to those who want both a private club and a fitness club. Opened in December of 2008, it has a full spa and exercise facility with an indoor pool. “Not many clubs offer that anymore,” says Mario Campuzano, City Club’s general manager.

Between the athletic club and the dining club, City […]

SECONDHAND SENSATIONS

A local expert offers a guide to men’s consignment shopping

Jessica Highsmith knows a lot about fashion. A partner at the Labels Resale Boutique in Buckhead, she acts as a stylist and consultant for local celebrities and clients, pulling winning outfits for them based on their individual style and needs. We recently sat down with Highsmith to talk about the art of consignment shopping and how to […]

BUCKHEAD CLUB

Founded in 1988, Buckhead Club currently has about 1,100 members, says Jeffrey Goldworn, who has been general manager for 19 years.

“We have a really good cross section of members,” he says. They come largely from the financial services, legal and commercial real estate industries, although since moving to its current location at the Sovereign building in 2008, the club has had “a huge influx of [members […]

MANI-PEDI MUSTS

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR NAILS RIGHT NOW

Nail art manicure

Ever walk into a nail salon and question if you should really stay based on its state of affairs? Or wonder what you can do about dry, brittle nails besides applying hand lotion? Are you looking for a fun new color to try this fall? Here, we’ve covered the gamut of what […]

YOUR NEW NEIGHBORHOOD JOINT

Whenever anyone opens a restaurant, the focus tends to be on the food and decor. Mark Nelson, general manager of Hobnob Tavern, which opened its second location in Town Brookhaven in July, said there was another major factor they considered: a sense of community.

Here, Nelson explains why having patrons feel at home was just as important as what was being served.

Your owner, Sean Yeremyan, has said […]