WHAT’S SUP!

5 TIPS TO STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD LIKE A PRO

Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) has become a trendy way to explore nature while getting a little workout in. But like most sports, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Before you head out on your first SUP adventure, read on to find out the five things every paddleboard newbie needs to know.

1. Seek calm waters.

“Choppy water conditions are difficult […]

PICKING THE PERFECT PEDIATRICIAN

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE CHOOSING YOUR CHILD’S DOCTOR

The bond between parents and their child’s pediatrician is one of the most trusted partnerships in parenting, and one people typically intend to hold onto for at least 18 years. Since metro Atlanta is home to a wealth of well-respected and highly qualified physicians, how do parents handle making this crucial decision for their new baby?

Physicians and […]

EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY

How an unwitting philanthropist fashionista— along with the help of a few furry friends—made a name for himself on the Atlanta style scene.

In an industry often lampooned as ditsy and shallow, Atlanta style guru E. Vincent Martinez is a beacon of conscientiousness and sincerity. So genuine is he, in fact, that in the middle of discussing his biggest philanthropic success to date—the 10th annual Doggies on […]

RON 2.0

WE TALK WITH CHEF RON EYESTER ABOUT THE LAST 18 MONTHS AND HIS NEW DIRECTION

Executive chef and “Top Chef” season 12 alum Ron Eyester made news in 2015 when he got “in over his head” and had to sell his popular restaurants, including Rosebud and The Family Dog in Morningside, and also close Diner in Atlantic Station. (Basically, when Eyester added Diner to the mix, it […]

NEWS CLIPS – SEPTEMBER 2017

SANDY SPRINGS GETS FIRST MICROBREWERY

Craft beer aficionados will have a new spot to enjoy a cold one when Pontoon Brewery opens its doors in Sandy Springs over Labor Day weekend and becomes the city’s first microbrewery. The Atlanta-based brewing company will offer tours, tastings, growler and crowler (32-ounce to-go cans) sales, tailgates, trolley rides and more. “We’re excited to bring the first microbrewery there,” says CEO and co-founder Sean O’Keefe. “It’ll be a great […]

GETTING YOUR SHAPE BACK AFTER BABY

Six key steps to shed the new-mom weight from local fitness pros

From the moment you hold your newborn in your arms, you know life will never be the same. And you may feel the same way about your body! Fortunately, it’s possible for new moms to get back in shape post-delivery. It just takes time—and some patience. “Remember, your body is still recovering from the motherload […]

PURE MAGIC

Iceland enchants with its otherworldly scenery and adventure

The Land of Fire and Ice juxtaposes several active volcanoes with sheets of icy glaciers. Don’t miss a guided glacier hike or ice cave excursion in the winter to experience this rare beauty.

It’s apparent why mythical figures like elves, trolls and more originated within Icelandic folklore. The land, which is considered part of Europe but sits […]

COLOR CRAVINGS

WHAT’S HOT (AND NOT) FOR HAIR COLOR THIS FALL

Fired Up Violet is a gorgeous purple hue from Keune’s New Dawn Color Collection.

Looking to make a mane change this fall? Autumn hair color trends have a little something for everyone. “Just like the first half of 2017, it’s all about fashion colors, cool blondes and rich brunettes,” says Amber Skrzypek, technical director for Atlanta […]

DIGGING DEEP

An urban teaching garden takes root

Farm Chastain’s Rosie Davidson freely shares her love for organic gardening with others.

Two beautiful “roses” bloom amid the rows of vegetables and herbs at Farm Chastain, the urban teaching farm tucked away on the south half of Chastain Park that serves as the headquarters for the Chastain Park Conservancy (CPC): One is Rosa McHugh, the CPC’s executive director, […]

THE LEGACY OF SAM MASSELL

Reminiscing with the Buckhead Coalition president on his life—and Atlanta’s—story

Talking to Buckhead Coalition President Sam Massell is akin to downloading a living history book. At 90, the former Atlanta councilman and mayor, one-time commercial real estate broker and granddad of three has not only lived through some of the city’s milestones, he directed them, and he’s more than happy to share his recollections.

Remember when women working […]