CLOTHING BOUTIQUE CHANGES LIVES

Helping women and children is at the heart of Fab’rik

The Spinola family, left to right: Ryder, 5; Angelo; Lincoln, 7; Asher, 3; Dana and Hudson, 9, put their hearts into Fab’rik boutique.

Buckhead resident Dana Spinola left corporate America in 2006 to follow her dream of owning a clothing boutique “with a heart,” where women could afford to look beautiful. Her store, Fab’rik, not […]

FIGHTING THE DEADLIEST CHILDHOOD CANCER

Buckhead family funds cutting-edge research.

Cheryl and Phil Yagoda have raised millions to fund pediatric brain and spinal cord research to aid 40,000 children in the U.S.

When 2-year-old Ian, the son of Cheryl and Phil Yagoda of Buckhead, was diagnosed with a lesion in his brain stem, the couple was stunned to learn there was no cure. Desperate to find a way to help […]

SAILING THE BALTIC SEA

A 5-day cruise on the Silver Whisper.

The sleek Silver Whisper glides silently through the open waters of the Baltic.

Travel is as much about the journey as the destination. My travel buddy, Patty Ellis, and I remembered that mantra as we dragged our jet-lagged selves aboard the Silversea Cruise Line’s Silver Whisper after a 15-hour flight from Atlanta to Stockholm. To our delight, we […]

SOUPER STARS

Warm up winter with a steamy bowl of soup at any of these popular Buckhead eateries. From universal classics to unfamiliar combinations, discover a few reasons to revisit the comforting essence of soup.

1. Watershed: Potlikker Soup with Cornmeal Dumplings ($8)

A pioneer in the farm to table movement, Watershed serves soulful dishes with locally sourced ingredients. Do not miss the opportunity to try the seasonal Potlikker soup […]

A FANTASTICALLY FRENCH NEW YEAR

Huff Harrington’s 2017 collection fills its new Buckhead location

The decor in 2017 is all about “the mix,” according to the co-owners of Huff Harrington Home.

Seasoned designers and co-owners of Huff Harrington Home, Ann Huff and Meg Harrington spent the last part of 2016 scouting French fairs and expositions to curate their winter collection, just in time to stock the boutique’s new location on […]

TOWER LIGHTS UP THE COMMUNITY

Giving back is second nature to its owner.

Michael Greenbaum’s corporate model includes giving back to the community that has supported Tower Beer, Wine and Spirits throughout the years.

Michael Greenbaum, owner of Tower Beer, Wine and Spirits, wants to do far more than just sell beverages. Known for helping under served people and organizations such as United Way and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the […]

NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH

As executive director of Livable Buckhead, Denise Starling strives to make Buckhead a community with “a soul”.

It’s a gorgeous fall Saturday, and Denise Starling has been hard at work since early in the morning, running errands in preparation for the Trails, Tails & Ales event taking place that afternoon next to the Lindmont Association Dog Park off Piedmont Road. The executive director of Livable Buckhead, a […]

BEWITCHED IN BIRMINGHAM

UNDER THE SPELL OF THE GRAND BOHEMIAN HOTEL MOUNTAIN BROOK

I am holding on for dear life. I’m in the backseat of a Porsche Panamera Turbo being driven around a 2.38-mile, 16-turn track at speeds of more than 100 miles per hour as two other Panameras zip by mere inches from our bumper. This exhilarating ride, which took place at the Porsche Sport Driving School in Leeds, […]

NEWS CLIPS – JANUARY 2017

A SHROOMIN’ DEBUT

Inspired by its eclectic, hippie pizza joints, yellow mushroom-covered pizza boxes and bubbly colored murals, Mellow Mushroom has created an entire lifestyle and clothing collection called “House of Shroom.” Spearheaded by a team of artists, including Atlanta-based Dusty Griffin and Destiny Holden, the House of Shroom collection can be found online with select items available in Mellow Mushroom locations in Buckhead and Brookhaven. The full line includes hoodies, letterman jackets, short and […]

TIME TO UNWINE-D

The best of Helen, Georgia, beyond the kitsch.

Helen’s architecture embraces the designs traditionally found in Germany’s Bavaria region.

Driving two hours north of Buckhead can feel like crossing into a totally different country— especially in the Alpine town of Helen, which is as close to Germany as you can get in Georgia without a passport. Originally inhabited by Cherokee tribes and later European miners, […]