CRAFTING YOUR OWN VINO

SKIP THE GRAPES, AND LEARN HOW TO MAKE A COUNTRY WINE

Learning to make your own wine? We’ll drink to that!

BY: Karon Warren

If you thought you needed grapes to make wine, think again.

Beer & Wine Craft in Sandy Springs, which proffers home-brewing, wine-vinifying and cheese-making supplies, offers half-day, hands-on Country Wine Making classes on creating wine […]

HOT TO TROT

SUMMER HEATS UP WITH A TRIO OF BROOKHAVEN FUN RUNS

Lace up your running shoes for three Brookhaven-area races that will not only burn off some calories, but also contribute to noteworthy causes.

Courtesy of City of Brookhaven

Start off on July 21 with a celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month at the It Starts in the […]

DOGGIES ON THE CATWALK

The fur was flying at the Doggies on the Catwalk event held recently at the 25thfloor offices of the Greenberg Traurig law firm.

Joanne Hayes taking a stroll on the runway with her canine counterpart, Vincent

But that’s only because some adorable pups accompanied a handful of the models strutting their stuff on the runway at the yearly fashion show, which raised $85,000 for Canine […]

TOMATO, TOMAHTO

NO MATTER HOW YOU SAY IT, THIS IS ONE FUN FESTIVAL

You’ll be seeing red at the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival on July 15.

BY: Karon Warren

It’s been a decade since noted Atlanta chef and restaurateur Ford Fry kicked off the first Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, a yearly shindig benefiting Georgia Organics that […]

GLOBAL RUNWAY

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest airport, got a little busier recently when Concourse F in the International Terminal featured a runway of a different sort at the Global Runway 2018 Fashion Presentation and Retail Pop-Up Experience.

During the fashion show portion of the event, a slew of models sported looks from Sean John, Spanx, Brooks Brothers and ExOfficio, while items from Mac Cosmetics, Michael Kors, […]

BIKIN’ BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

A PARTY ON WHEELS OUT UNDER THE STARS

BY: Karon Warren

Entering its sixth year, the Atlanta Moon Ride welcomes Atlantans to don their favorite costume, colorful helmet and some glow sticks for the annual starlit 6-mile bike ride through some of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. Benefiting Bert’s Big Adventure, the event continues to grow in size and scope. “Atlanta Moon Ride just gets better every year,” […]

BUCKHEAD HERITAGE SOCIETY SCAVENGER HUNT

More than 100 participants hit the streets of Buckhead recently for the third annual Buckhead’s Hidden Secrets: A History Scavenger Hunt.

To kick off the event, which is presented by the Buckhead Heritage Society and was chaired this year by Barbara Bazzel, Penny Hart and Belle Turner Lynch, contestants gathered at the Atlanta International School for hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Then, teams of guests competed against each […]

KEEP ON TRUCKIN’

GET HANDS ON WITH SOME AMAZING VEHICLES

BY: Karon Warren

At Brookhaven’s annual Touch a Truck event at Blackburn Park on June 16, families will love getting an up-close-and-personal look at a variety of police cars, fire trucks, utility trucks, maintenance vehicles and more. “We bring in various types of emergency vehicles, bucket trucks from Georgia Power, even 4×4 trucks—things kids might not normally get to see or […]

BEST OF TOWN BROOKHAVEN

A sunny spring day greeted the several hundred attendees of the recent Best of Town Brookhaven (formerly Taste of Town Brookhaven), an annual event held on the central green at the Town Brookhaven mixed-use development off Peachtree Road.

Eleven restaurants, in addition to Publix and Costco, set up booths on the lawn and served up everything from pizza and paella to cold beer and chili cheese fries […]