GOOD AS GOLD

Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show co founder Debra Lynn Gold curates a winner

Crafting a beautiful piece of wearable art is a skill metal smith Debra Lynn Gold has honed most of her life. Gold, who, perhaps ironically, mostly works with sterling silver, extended her skills to also artfully creating the annual Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show with friend and fellow Atlanta-based artist Leigh Griffin. In early November, thousands […]

ISLAND TIME

A multi generational escape to Aruba

When my grandchildren turn 16—the year before the craziness of the SATs and college visits—I take them on a trip of their choice. Previous journeys have included a visit to NYC and a Caribbean cruise. This year, my granddaughter Jenna requested an island vacation where she could relax and read by the beach but still find adventure. We chose Aruba, south […]

SIP, SIP HOORAY!

In Wine Spectator’s annual Restaurant Awards, Buckhead’s La Grotta Ristorante Italiano was recently recognized for its notable wine selection.

La Grotta’s Dan Hott enjoying one of his favorite reds.

Given the nod, we asked sommelier Dan Hott for his top picks.

Best wine for a date night: 2008 Veuve Clicquot Brut Rose Champagne ($129)

“Whether you’re celebrating your anniversary or trying to impress a first date, our […]

NEWS CLIPS – OCTOBER 2017

REBRANDED ART GALLERY DEBUTS AT PHIPPS PLAZA

Phipps Plaza’s freshly rebranded Gallery Seven (formerly Carré d’artistes Atlanta) features original paintings, photographs, sculptures and more by artists from all over the world, with an emphasis on local artists. Owner Brenda Joyce says she opened the studio in hopes of bridging the gap between different cultures and helping the Atlanta art community become known on a global scale. “Art is for everyone,” she says. “With so much […]