8 Jan, 2017

Why Are You Such A “Poor” Millionaire

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6 Jan, 2017

CLOTHING BOUTIQUE CHANGES LIVES

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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 […]

6 Jan, 2017

PLAYING TRICKS ON PARKINSON’S

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The third annual ladies’ luncheon and social bridge event, Playing Tricks on Parkinson’s, was once again held at Buckhead’s Swan Coach House. The event, which benefits the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research, has raised more than $15,000 to date, and this year contributions exceeded $5,000. All of the proceeds go directly to the Foundation, thanks to the generous support of local executive search firm, […]

6 Jan, 2017

FIGHTING THE DEADLIEST CHILDHOOD CANCER

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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 […]

6 Jan, 2017

ONE ON ONE MATCHMAKING

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I consider myself a pretty confident woman, but as I sat at The Mercury in Ponce City Market, waiting on my first date courtesy of One on One Matchmaking, I was nervous – but in a good way.

For the last two years, I’ve met men in bars. I’ve met them through online dating apps such as Tinder and Bumble. But this time it was different. After […]

6 Jan, 2017

SAILING THE BALTIC SEA

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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 […]

6 Jan, 2017

NOW SHOWING

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BALLET, OPERA AND MORE GRACE LOCAL CINEMAS

From stage to screen: Thanks to Fathom Events, you can catch a performance of the Bolshoi Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty

Ever dreamed of seeing a performance of The Metropolitan Opera but couldn’t get to New York City? Or maybe watching the famed Bolshoi Ballet was on your bucket list, but a trip to Moscow was out of the […]

6 Jan, 2017

ATLANTA SPORT AND SOCIAL CLUB

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From bocce to kickball, Atlanta Sport and Social Club (ASSC) has become a go-to for people in the ATL looking to make connections while on the sports field or while enjoying a few post-game beers.

“When ASSC got its start in fall of 2012, we ran softball, flag football and soccer leagues,” said Korey Meek, marketing and communications director. “Since then, we’ve grown to organize leagues for […]

6 Jan, 2017

SOUPER STARS

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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 […]

6 Jan, 2017

BUCKHEAD CHURCH

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Church is the last place I ever thought I’d head as a single woman looking for new connections.

Let me explain. I’m spiritual, but I didn’t grow up with any formal religious ties. And I’ve been hesitant to even consider checking out a church service because I’m worried about people pushing their spiritual agenda on me.

But after hearing several ringing endorsements from friends about Buckhead Church, a […]