WATCHING HER GARDEN GROW

Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Mary Pat Matheson plots its path to success.

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Mary Pat Matheson may not be a botanical expert studying the difference between a Pinus taeda and a Quercus falcate, but that doesn’t mean she’s any less qualified to oversee operations at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. In fact, before Matheson came on as president and CEO in 2002, the Garden was but a sapling compared […]

A FULL PLATE

What’s cooking with PeachDish founder Hadi Irvani?

PeachDish staffers converge each Thursday in the Buckhead home of company founder Hadi Irvani (center) to perfect and photograph upcoming meal kits.

PeachDish staffers converge each Thursday in the Buckhead home of company founder Hadi Irvani (center) to perfect and photograph upcoming meal kits.

The pantry in Hadi Irvani’s stylish Buckhead home is so well stocked and organized, it […]

LITTLE GUY, BIG TALENT

Ten-year-old Owen Vaccaro is already an acting pro, with two hit movies under his belt.

Photo: Kelsey Edwards

Photo: Kelsey Edwards

It is an unseasonably warm December afternoon in New York City when Buckhead-based actor Owen Vaccaro steps out of his chauffeured car and makes his way onto the red carpet for the premiere of his new movie, Daddy’s Home. As he stops […]

IF HE BUILDS IT, THEY WILL COME

When you grow up but don’t outgrow playing with LEGOs, you make it your job.

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Aries Viera is 24 years old, and he still plays with LEGOs. In fact, it’s his job. Yes, the man gets paid to play with LEGO bricks all day. (Technically they’re called “bricks.”)

"I think three dimensionally," Aries Viera says of his ability to create mind-blowing [...]
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