THE PICTURE OF YOUTH

PHOTOGRAPHER ALICE PARK CAPTURES KIDS’ PRECIOUS CHILDHOODS

Alice Park has some very demanding clients. They might demand a lollipop, their favorite teddy bear or a diaper change. That’s because Park is a professional photographer whose clients are typically kids.

One of the city’s premier child portrait  takers, Park spends most of her days in her spacious Buckhead studio, snapping pictures of babies, toddlers and kids of all ages, […]

GROWING ENTREPRENEURS

Helping micro-businesses thrive

Richard White III mentors small business owners through Emory’s Start:ME accelerator program.

Starting and growing a business in today’s economy is no easy task, particularly for immigrants, so when Buckhead resident Richard White III, vice president of White Brothers Auto Parts, was asked to participate in an accelerator program that mentors entrepreneurs from the East Lake and Clarkston communities, he readily agreed.

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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

ENDING FAMILY HOMELESSNESS

Jim Chapman Communities offers new beginnings

In an effort to give back to the Atlanta community that has been so good to him, Buckhead resident and home builder Jim Chapman, president of Jim Chapman Communities, has donated a new three bedroom, two-bath home at one-half the construction cost to Family Promise of Hall County, an organization with 50 affiliates nationwide that works to end the cycle of […]

AQUATIC ART

Float the remaining days of summer away on one of the season’s hottest trends: luxury inflatable rafts, which prove as practical as they are stylish and are continually endorsed by celebs on social media.

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These picture-perfect adult floats will have you ready for end-of-summer BBQs, beach outings and pool parties. Ride-on, lie-on, float or play, having fun in the sun has never looked better.

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MOUNTAINS’ MAJESTY

SCENIC HELEN, GEORGIA, GETS ITS FIRST LUXURY RESORT

It’s late June, when the temps are reaching up into the 90s across most of Georgia, and I’m sleeping comfortably in my hotel room with the patio door open, having been lulled into slumber by the soothing sounds of Mother Nature. It’s a surprisingly cool summer night, even for the North Georgia mountains, making my stay at the newly […]

LAVISHLY ALONE

A solo trip to The Ritz-Carlton, Naples soothes the soul

The hotel’s poolside cabanas beckon you to stay all day.

I’d almost forgotten what it was like to just be responsible for me. No dog to feed. No family dinner to make. No baby bedtime routine to go through. So I packed my bags and headed south to revel in a little “me time.” The […]

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GOLFTEC UNVEILS HIGH-TECH CLUB-FITTING TECHNOLOGY

Ever wondered if your golf clubs are truly the best fit? If so, you’re right to wonder: 90 percent of U.S. golfers play with equipment that’s wrong for their game. Fortunately, Golftec Buckhead has a solution: Tecfit, a brand new program that determines your ideal club based on your personal fit specifications, shaft length and flex, lie angle and grip type and […]