6 Jul, 2018

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JULY / AUGUST 2018

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A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

1Kept’s salad offerings include this colorful pick with beets, strawberries, rhubarb, arugula, candied pecans and blue-cheese crumbles.

BY: Wendell Brock, Rebecca Cha and Angela Hansberger
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

1KEPT KITCHEN & BAR

This hidden, club-like space took over the home of old-school French restaurant Toulouse in 2013. Manned by a trio of chefs with equal authority, the collaborative kitchen […]

6 Jul, 2018

NEWS CLIPS JULY / AUGUST 2018

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SHOPS AROUND LENOX CONTINUES TO EXPAND RETAILER MIX

This summer, the Shops Around Lenox in Buckhead welcomes Flower Child, a fast-casual, healthy-food concept from the West Coast that features farm-fresh ingredients in a menu boasting vegan, paleo and glutenfree options. Also new is West Elm, which brings its modern furniture and decor to shoppers looking to showcase their personal style in everything from bedding and outdoor furniture to pillows and wall art.

Shops Around Lenox
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6 Jul, 2018

BRIAN F. DURKIN

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ACTOR

Wardrobe: Shirt, John Varvatos ($98); jacket, J Brand ($268); and pants, G-Star Raw Jogger jeans ($190), courtesy of Bloomingdale’s. Undershirt, boots and necklace, his own.

STORY: Carl Danbury

First job: “I was Chuck E. Cheese. Literally the kid in the suit.”
Age: 42
Education: Bachelor of Science, building construction science, University of Florida; Master of Business Administration, Georgia State University
Family: Wife and two children
Hobbies: Martial arts and […]

6 Jul, 2018

TOMATO, TOMAHTO

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NO MATTER HOW YOU SAY IT, THIS IS ONE FUN FESTIVAL

You’ll be seeing red at the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival on July 15.

BY: Karon Warren

It’s been a decade since noted Atlanta chef and restaurateur Ford Fry kicked off the first Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, a yearly shindig benefiting Georgia Organics that […]

6 Jul, 2018

LOCAL HERO

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Creating precious memories for cancer families

Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation founder Jon Albert has never turned away a deserving family.

Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation founder Jon Albert has never turned away a deserving family.

BY: Mickey Goodman

Scores of organizations provide support for cancer patients, but the Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation (JAJF) is the only nonprofit that offers […]

6 Jul, 2018

GOING, GOING, GONE

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A new Buckhead auction house gives Atlanta another venue for fine art and furnishings

Fine furnishings, artworks, jewelry and collectibles are just a few of the items that will go up on the block when the new Leslie Hindman auction house has its first sale in September. Fine furnishings, artworks, jewelry and collectibles are just a few of the items that will go up on […]

6 Jul, 2018

ANDREW GOWASACK

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CEO, TRUST STAMP

Wardrobe: Shirt, Ted Baker ($155); and pants, J Brand ($198), courtesy of Bloomingdale’s. Shoes, Steve Madden high-top sneakers ($90), courtesy of Steve Madden. Watch and belt, his own.

STORY: Lisa R. Schoolcraft

First job: Resident assistant at Benedictine College, Kansas
Age: 27
Education: Bachelor of Arts in both finance and economics, Benedictine College
Family: He and his wife welcomed their first child in June
Hobbies: “I’m a […]

6 Jul, 2018

ELEVEN DOGS, EIGHT MONKS AND ONE BUSY GUY

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Brookhaven entrepreneur Jesse Itzler’s new book recounts his 15 days off the grid

STORY: H.M. Cauley

After his 2016 book, Living With a SEAL: 31 Days Training With the Toughest Man on the Planet, became a hit, life only got more intense for Brookhaven entrepreneur Jesse Itzler. And it was already fairly intense: The Atlanta Hawks co-owner and father of four kids under age 8 is always on […]

6 Jul, 2018

THE BEST PAWSIBLE CARE

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For ailing pets, alternative therapies are on the rise

Female veterinarian treating dog with acupuncture.

STORY: Laura J. Moss

When Dr. Julia Brugliera’s 12-year-old Weimaraner, Hannah Belle, began having hip trouble and lower back pain in 2012, the Atlanta veterinarian considered every available option to treat her beloved pet. She even looked into alternative therapies such as acupuncture and herbal medicine that can be used in […]

6 Jul, 2018

THE FIGHT FOR RIGHTS

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Highlighting a few of the historic sites along the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Stops along the U.S. Civil Rights Trail include the Lorraine Motel in Memphis - Courtesy of the National Civil Rights Museum

Stops along the U.S. Civil Rights Trail include the Lorraine Motel in Memphis – Courtesy of the National Civil Rights Museum

STORY: Jan Schroder

A statue of James Meredith that stands in […]