HAVE A HAT-I-TUDE

The Kentucky Derby is known as much for the hats worn by the spectators as for the horses that run around the track at Churchill Downs each May.

Christine A. Moore Millinery Miller

Place your bet on any of these ensemble toppers for a win at a Derby party, or any fancy spring or summer soiree where the dress code calls for some fashionable flair.*

QUEEN FOR A STAY

From luxe digs to palace visits, channel a royal existence in Copenhagen

Christiansborg Palace, where the Queen carries out her royal duties.

The author imbibes in a bit of bubbly.

As soon as my eyes spied the bottles of pour your own bubbly on the breakfast spread at the elegant Hotel d’Angleterre, I felt as […]

HEAD TO THE HENDERSON

One of Destin’s newest beach resorts is a come-back destination

Crave sunsets on the beach? Consider a stay at The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort

Staying at a fairly new resort has its advantages. Who doesn’t love pristine interiors, crisp linens and a freshly minted staff who’s ready to please? Of course, there’s always the chance of growing pains, but a little more […]

CENTER OF ATTRACTIONS

SANDY SPRINGS DEBUTS IMPRESSIVE NEW ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

Beginning this summer, Sandy Springs unveils its new town square, known as City Springs, with an exciting mix of dining, shopping, performing arts, residences, green space and more located on 14 acres in the heart of the city. The mixed use development evolved from a community-wide initiative and vision first born in 2012. “With City Springs, we are changing the […]

VALUING VOLUNTEERISM

Voya employees devote time to helping others

Voya employees Carl Thompson, Christine Hurtsellers and Tania Evans (left to right) are just three of the volunteers who participate in the company’s annual Day of Service.

On May 15, Voya Investment Management in Sandy Springs and Voya Financial offices nationwide will shut their doors for the day so employees can spend time serving others. “In Atlanta, 400 […]

BOARDING IN BUCKHEAD

WHILE YOU’RE AWAY, HERE’S WHERE YOUR PET CAN STAY AND PLAY

Your summer travel plans may not include the family pet, but no doubt you want your canine companion or feline friend to receive the best “pawsible” care while you’re away. Some travelers opt to leave their pets with a friend or neighbor, while others hire sitters. However, many owners— 30 million annually, according to PetMD—board their […]

SAVORING SAN DIEGO

Soaking up the sun and soulful, chill vibe on the California coast

The Torrey Pines Gliderport is the largest tandem operation in the world and offers spectacular views over La Jolla.

San Diego, my hometown. I can be a stressed mess at times, but whenever I go back for a visit, a peace comes over me the moment the plane hits the tarmac. You can […]

LIVING AND LEARNING CONSERVATION

Providing student hands on study in a cloud forest

Alex Reynolds, executive director of Siempre Verde, leads students out of the classroom and into the cloud forest for hands-on learning.

Twenty-five years ago, The Lovett School in Buckhead purchased 825 acres in the cloud forest of Ecuador to create a protective preserve and research center where students could study tropical conservation. They named it Siempre […]

HELPING HANDS

Knitting blankets for Grady babies

The Lenbrook knitters and sewers include, from left, Adrianne Hill, Kay Martens, Nancy Shurford, Gloria Garrett, Ursula Teeuw and Pat Schneider.

Every Monday afternoon at Lenbrook, a Buckhead retirement community, women ranging in age from 65 to 90 gather to knit, crochet or sew baby blankets and caps for new arrivals at Grady Memorial Hospital. Over the last 20 years, […]

BAGS THAT WORK

These days, busy professionals need one functional bag that isn’t overtly utilitarian for toting around essentials both personal and business related.

Zambesi Crocodile Effect Briefcase

Zambesi Crocodile Effect Briefcase

These stylish bags will take you from home to office to after-hours day after day and maybe even out of town for the weekend.

Zambesi Crocodile Effect Briefcase ($1,251)

Break free from the conventional briefcase with this fashion-meets-function accessory […]