31 May, 2018

DINNER AND A SHOW

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Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi surprises with its diverse bites and knife-wielding chefs

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

At first blush, so much of Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi emits a flashy Times Square vibe. With its primo real estate, valet-only parking, glitzy interiors and excessively friendly waiters, one can hardly expect much from the food. Right?

The teppanyaki New […]

31 May, 2018

BUCKHEAD’S PUPPET MASTER

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Nancy Riggs pulls the strings of an educational nonprofit built on the puppetry arts

photo: Daniel Riggs

STORY: H.M. Cauley

For 20 years, Nancy Riggs has had a tight grip on her arts nonprofit. Literally. The North Buckhead resident has devoted her talents as an actress and storyteller to animating educational hand and shadow puppets. As the director of the touring The Piccadilly Puppets Company, she […]

31 May, 2018

THE TOURS LESS TRAVELED

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FIVE OUT-OF-THE-ORDINARY DAY TRIPS YOUR KIDS WILL FLIP FOR

Head south to Milledgeville for a day of fun paddling on the Oconee River.

STORY: Sue Rodman

When lazy summer days at the pool start to get a little old, it’s time to plan a fun day trip with the kids. There’s no shortage of museums and attractions in Atlanta, but why not break out of the […]

31 May, 2018

FOOD NEWS – JUNE 2018

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Secreto’s smothered and covered Southern fried chicken.

Public Kitchen & Bar, now open in Phipps Plaza, brings Daniel Reed Hospitality’s Savannah concept to Atlanta. With a focus on featuring the best possible ingredients, its beef and most of the produce is sourced from managing partner Jamie Durrence’s family farm in Glennville, Georgia. thepublickitchen.com 

Chef Boyd A. Rose of Secreto Southern Kitchen & […]

31 May, 2018

BEST OF TOWN BROOKHAVEN

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A sunny spring day greeted the several hundred attendees of the recent Best of Town Brookhaven (formerly Taste of Town Brookhaven), an annual event held on the central green at the Town Brookhaven mixed-use development off Peachtree Road.

Eleven restaurants, in addition to Publix and Costco, set up booths on the lawn and served up everything from pizza and paella to cold beer and chili cheese fries […]

31 May, 2018

20 YEARS OF STYLISH GATHERINGS

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Tony Conway’s first book showcases his Buckhead company’s over-the-top events

STORY: H.M. Cauley

There are two things you need to know about event maestro Tony Conway, owner of Buckhead-based Legendary Events. First, he gets bored easily. “I’m in this business because I can do an event, be done, then go on to the next one,” he says. “It’s why I have such a passion for it. I don’t […]

31 May, 2018

A NORTH CAROLINA CHARMER

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True to its tourism slogan, Charlotte’s “got a lot”

Rev your engines during a stay in Charlotte with a drive in a race car simulator at the NASCAR Hall of Fame

STORY: Jill Becker

On lap five, as I was speeding around the Pomona Raceway at more than 150 miles per hour, my crew chief’s voice came through my headset, warning me of a crash on […]

31 May, 2018

AN INTELLIGENT ABODE

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Smart-home technology is front and center these days, with a range of devices and price points to make any house the smartest in the neighborhood. These handy, high-tech devices allow homeowners to control everything from lighting to thermostats to garage doors, all by remoted gadget or voice command.

Amazon Echo Dot – Photo: Courtesy Amazon

STORY: Jessica Dauler
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Amazon Echo Dot ($35)

Alexa is Echo’s […]

31 May, 2018

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY

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Buckhead Coalition provides free legal forms

Glasses and pen with a Last Will and Testament

BY: Mickey Goodman

When pop star Prince died back in 2016 without an estate plan, the six potential heirs to his reported $200 million fortune were left in legal limbo. “We didn’t want that to happen to anyone over 18 living in Buckhead, and decided to come up with a solution,” […]

31 May, 2018

HIGH STYLE

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10 RULES OF DESIGN FOR GREAT INTERIOR SPACES

STORY: Karina Antenucci

Not sure which direction to go in with your own interiors? Whether you’re revamping a room, undergoing a complete remodel or simply wanting to make better use of the furniture and decor you currently have, a designer’s eye can always help. Steve McKenzie resident Steve McKenzie, principal at McKenzie Design LLC on the Westside, specializes in luxury residential interiors and says there are certain design […]