9 Nov, 2017

HOLIDAY TEA TIME

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In a season full of rich drinks like eggnog, cocoa and hot buttered rum, it can be nice to sip and save a few calories. You don’t even have to forgo the holiday spirit. Instead, spread cheer with these festive seasonal teas that are low in calories and added sugar.

1. Spiced Apple Cider (2 oz., $10)

Spice up your holidays with this calorie-free take on a traditional […]

9 Nov, 2017

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

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STEP OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE WITH #WEDOHARDSTUFF

Jesse Itzler (in white T-shirt) leads a group walk during a fitness retreat earlier this year.

Two thousand and seventeen reps of burpees, sit-ups, pushups, dips and squats to ring in 2017—that’s how it all started.

“I really wanted to do something to celebrate the new year in January, so I settled on doing 2,017 reps of the five […]

9 Nov, 2017

GET THE LOOK FROM THE SHOOT

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GIVE BOLD, FESTIVE BEAUTY A TRY

A SULTRY, SMOKY EYE

A smoky eye doesn’t have to be done just with dark shadows. Try to incorporate red, the color of the season, into your eye makeup. Mix up different shades of shimmery reds to create the perfect blend of colors for your look. Be sure to continue the shadows on your bottom lash line to frame your entire eye.

RED […]

9 Nov, 2017

EDITOR’S CORNER – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017

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I only know how to cook two things: lasagna and cheesecake. When I do go to the trouble to make them, they’re darn good, but the rest of my efforts in the kitchen could best be described as haphazard.

After sharing a meal I’ve made, I’ve had people politely say things such as “Nice try” and “That was interesting.” It doesn’t hurt my feelings necessarily (we each […]

9 Nov, 2017

POP THE CORK! OUR CHAMPAGNE 101 GUIDE

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Every time you open a bottle of Champagne, it’s a celebration.

A cork of champagne popping out of a bottle. Taken in studio with a 5D mark III.

The very mention of the word conjures up images of ship sendoffs, toasts, promotions and romance. Yet perhaps because they drink it so infrequently, many know virtually nothing about this wine, its fizzes and its inherent elegance. […]

9 Nov, 2017

WALKING IN SENOIA

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Even those who don’t care about zombies will enjoy this little town

The Waking Dead Cafe is an extension of the Woodbury Shoppe that sells Walking Dead-related merchandise on Main Street.

Every Sunday night this time of year, millions of people across America are glued to their TV sets, eagerly watching the latest episode of the hit apocalyptic thriller The Walking Dead. Like the swarms […]

9 Nov, 2017

BAKER’S DOZENS

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Hundreds of desserts later, Ami Dand celebrates five years as Legendary Events’ executive pastry chef

EXTRA BITE Says Dand: “I’m very artistically inclined. I took a calligraphy class a couple of years ago. I make greeting cards with stamps and paint.”

If you’ve lived in Atlanta for a while, you’ve probably sampled at least one of Ami Dand’s desserts. As executive pastry chef at Buckhead-based […]

9 Nov, 2017

NEWS CLIPS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017

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A NEW WAY TO GET YOUR WORKOUT ON

Fit9, a fitness studio from the owners of Stellar Bodies, has opened its doors in Buckhead. The one-hour group workouts combine high-intensity interval training and metabolic conditioning, as well as elements from boxing and athletic training, to maximize clients’ results while minimizing injury. Using top-of-the line exercise equipment and technology, you’ll strengthen every muscle in your body, boost your heart health and torch major calories. “From the […]

9 Nov, 2017

SHAUN DOTY – Bantam + Biddy

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Shaun Doty didn’t grow up in a family with strong food traditions. But you wouldn’t know it from the eclectic, homemade spread that’s rolled out at the chef and restaurateur’s house every Thanksgiving.

The Oklahoma native co-owns Bantam + Biddy, a Southern diner and chicken rotisserie with locations in Buckhead, Alpharetta and Midtown, as well as The Federal and Chick-a-Biddy in Midtown, and he’s been planting his […]

9 Nov, 2017

THE WHEEL DEAL

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RELAY BIKE SHARE PROGRAM ROLLS OUT IN BUCKHEAD

With its more than 500 bikes and 50 stations throughout Midtown and downtown Atlanta, chances are you’ve noticed the aqua colored Relay bikes wheeling around town. The program has now launched in Buckhead, and local residents can pick up a set of wheels to run errands or just go for a spin. Currently, three Relay stations are available in […]