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In addition to a variety of flexible work spaces, Atlanta Tech Village provides the Kula Coffee Co. in the lobby and other amenities.
BIRTHING HEALTHY BUSINESSES

Incubators help startups beat the odds. About half of startup businesses don’t last five years,…

Purposity App
APP GIVES PURPOSE TO GENEROSITY

Purposity makes it fun to help neighbors with a click! Children walking into schools with…

Anike Sakariyawo
SERVING UP SCIENCE

Anike Sakariyawo brings STEM and STEAM programs to underserved kids. When Anike Sakariyawo read articles…

Greg Johnson - Rubicon Crypto
RUBICON TAPS INTO CRYPTO CRAZE

NEW START-UP HELPS INVESTORS GET A GRIP ON DIGITAL CURRENCY. Greg Johnson knew he was…

Calendly Founder/CEO Tope Awotona
UNICORNS AND OTHER BUSINESS WONDERS

FAST-GROWING STARTUPS WORK THEIR MAGIC IN FINTECH, CRYPTO, SALES AND SECURITY! Buckhead and neighboring areas…

GoodR
WASTE NOT, WANT NOT

Goodr offers an innovative solution for eliminating food insecurity in Atlanta! When Jasmine Crowe moved…

Joe Ashkouti and Josh Lloyd are disrupting the real estate financing industry. Allison Maurer Photography
MEET IN THE MIDDLE

FinTech startup Yieldi uses proprietary technology to put a new spin on real estate investing.…

Simply Buckhead's Cover Story - Buckhead Tech Stars
HERE’S TO THE INNOVATORS

BEHIND-THE-SCENES WITH BUCKHEAD’S TECHNOLOGY STARS! Many of us use more pieces of technology per day…

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Chef Vagn Nielsen
NEWS CLIPS – OCTOBER 2021

CAFE CULTURE Experience the joie de vivre of France just down the street at Buckhead…

Chris Butsch is one of the tech community millennials raising funds and mobilizing volunteers to clean up the environment.
Finding Community

Tech millennials give back! Battling depression in 2015, Chris Butsch quit his job to travel…

Stunning designs by Sanjay Kasliwal, whose family has been in the jewelry trade since the 1700s, are handcrafted by master artisans at India’s iconic Gem Palace in Jaipur. Above: Rubellites, diamonds and pearls set, 18kt white gold. Courtesy Of Sanjay Kasliwal
BLING IT ON

Buckhead boutique unveils glitzy gallery of jewelry, art and gifts! A whole lot of name-dropping…

Laura Hunter and Natalie Carney help parents reclaim their sleep.
Slumber Specialists

LOCAL EXPERTS OFFER WISE WORDS ON ESTABLISHING HEALTHY SLEEP HABITS FOR KIDS. Expectant parents often…

The Poe Museum houses an array of memorabilia connected to the author.
An Ode to Poe

Literary history and outdoor adventures abound in the Virginia capital. Long before Stephen King and…

Find a chair on the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa's pristine beach.
THE GOOD LIFE

The Palm Beaches dazzle with luxury and approachable hospitality. Pulling up to Eau Palm Beach…

Skylar Morgan Spirit Steward Bar Cabinet
Home Front-and-Center

Winter is the perfect time to get nice and cozy at home and perhaps refresh…

The expansive deck offers plenty of room for a group to lounge, dine and enjoy the hot tub.
Big Little Touches

Lake Lanier rental home stocks up on amenities! You never really know what you’re going…

The Spandorfers were honored for years of service to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.
It’s Personal

Volunteering in their DNA. For their many years of service, Dr. Philip (Pip) Spandorfer and…

Retired Atlanta Hawk star Kevin Willis focuses on giving back to the community.
Event Facility with a Heart

Supporting nonprofits! By the time 7-foot-tall Atlanta Hawks star Kevin Willis retired after 23 years…

When it comes to eradicating lice, there is no getting around a thorough, manual comb-out.
Lousy Lice

LOCAL LICE EXPERT TRACEY FUDGE SHARES HER BEST PEST PRACTICES. Mention lice, and my head…

Photo by Scott Osborn on Unsplash
TAKE IT OUTSIDE

SAFELY MAKE YOUR CUDDLE BUDDY A CAMPING COMPANION. Atlanta’s proximity to hiking trails and campgrounds…

The RealReal is curated for the local market with such top-performing brands as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Rolex, Tiffany & Co. and Cartier
Putting on the Ritz

BUCKHEAD CONSIGNMENT SHOP OFFERS LUXE LOOKS FOR LESS From a Michael Kors handbag and Vera…

Picture perfect sunsets over Amanyara's infinity pool are a nightly highlight.
JUST BREATHE

Beauty and hospitality is good for the soul at Turks & Caicos’ Amanyara. It feels…

Veja V-12 Low Top Leather Tennis Sneakers
Style Shift

This year’s fall office fashion looks a little different than it has in the past,…

Karstin Bodell and Sandy Murray of the Brookhaven Tree Conservancy spearheaded the effort to develop a sustainable tree ordinance for the city.
A Tree Grows in Brookhaven

The green team. In 2013, Sandy Murray watched in horror as developers cut down 19…

Christopher D. Fagan and Bert Mills (third and fourth from left) of Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors present a $10,000 check to Solomon’s Temple founder, Solomon Smallwood (fifth from left).
Thinking Forward, Giving Back

Celebrating 40 years! For Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors, a company with a long history…

KING AND PRINCE BEACH & GOLF RESORT
Heritage Hotel

The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort embodies St. Simon’s historical beauty. Mention the…

One of the midcentury-styled king rooms featuring creature comforts such as Frette linens. Photos: Cris Molina
HOTEL SCENE

The Kimpton Sylvan breathes new nightlife into Buckhead. The only hint that The Kimpton Sylvan…

Grant Hurless was tapped to lead the Atlanta chapter of Ben’s Friends, a support group for the hospitality industry.
Honoring a Fallen Colleague

A lifeline for hospitality workers. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,…

Realtors Kathy Olmstead, Caroline Nalisnick, Holly Young, Karen Blass and Amy Bubes
Charity Begins at HOME

Realtors exceed expectations and pay it forward. When veteran realtors Travis Reed and Michael Kriethe…

The Park at Macy’s Lenox Square
NEWS CLIPS – September 2021

SHARP DRESSED MAN For guys in need of a fall wardrobe refresher, check out The…

The adaptive climbing wall at Building Blocks Pediatrics is one of many developmental therapy tools.
Developmental Cues

When and how to seek advice about your child’s progress. Developmental delays are specific to…

Dunwoody Sandwich Project volunteers Adrienne Lordo, Lisa Guggenheim, founders Marcy Louza and Lisa Hiles, Nancy Miller and Lexi Haynie.
It Takes a Village

Grassroots group blossoms. The Sandwich Project has no corporate office, no board of directors, no…

Diverse culinary offerings at Westside's 31-vendor food hall include (from top right) Hippie Hibachi, Banh Mi Station and Flying Fish.
SOUTHERN SMORGASBORD

CHATTAHOOCHEE FOOD WORKS SERVES UP GLOBAL EATS AND TREATS. Get ready to chow down at…

Quilt wines draw from nine Napa Valley American Viticultural Areas to create its full-bodied, decadent vintages.
GRAPE EXPECTATIONS

Four exquisite days in Napa Valley. Napa Valley has been on my bucket list for…

Brian Curtis, former board member and current member of the Tuesday's Children Chairman's Circle and Brooke Baldwin, formerly of CNN, at the 2019 gala. Baldwin emceed the 2020 virtual gala.
Good Neighbors

When violence strikes. Founded in the wake of September 11, 2001, Tuesday’s Children began as…

NEWS CLIPS – July / August 2021

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE Earlier this year, when Misty Artesian Water relocated from Louisville, Kentucky,…

Maison Chaise with Cushions in Sunbrella Bermuda/White Canopy Stripe
Summertime Blues

A gussied-up patio is practically a prerequisite in the South, as is a classic blue…

Scope out the sculpture garden at the Georgia Museum of Art, then head indoors to marvel at the masterworks on view.
Adventure in Athens

Explore art, nature and animals in this Georgia gem. Up for a summer road trip…

SIMPLY LIVING

Heirlooms such as the plates around the television were mixed in with Durham’s touches, which include a glass and acrylic coffee table, a custom carpet and pillows in the living room.
RIVER RETREAT

The Thrasher family found an off-market home and turned it into their dream oasis. Many…

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties
DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – OCTOBER 2021

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has opened a new office in Buckhead. The Chastain office…

SUDI RAFIZADEH
PILLOW TALK

SUDI RAFIZADEH’S FLAIR FOR TEXTILES HAS MADE HER A DESIGNER FAVORITE! “I absolutely hated it,”…

Tartufo Coco Shell Chandelier by Currey & Company
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – October 2021

Elevate your lighting game with the Tartufo Coco Shell Chandelier by Currey & Company. Arranged…

Modern Moment

Jordache K. Avery has been designing cutting-edge, modern homes for more than 10 years. The…

Shopping with Milton Roberts and Greg Ashby is like stepping into their home.
Market Leaders

THE CREATIVE DUO BEHIND INTERIORS MARKET IS BULLISH ON VINTAGE FURNISHINGS. While many business owners…

The living room’s 22- foot ceilings give this Buckhead bungalow a majestic feel.
HIDDEN JEWEL

An enchanting Peachtree Hills cottage mixes salvaged materials, modern industrial flair and romantic European touches……

Harrison Design Leadership

Atlanta-based Harrison Design recently announced a new management structure and shareholders. Appointments include Greg Palmer,…

AERIN Champagne Bucket
Product Spotlight – September 2021

Dress up your bottle presentation with this AERIN Champagne Bucket. The hand-thrown porcelain vessel is…

Happy 60th, ADAC!

Since opening its doors in 1961, the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center has evolved to become…

Architect Blake Segars
Building BLOCKS

Architect Blake Segars playfully marries exterior landscape with interior function. It all began with a…

An interior design project by Nina Nash Long, senior interior designer with Mathews Design Group.
MATHEWS MAKEOVER

For Buckhead’s Mathews Furniture + Design, the pandemic turned out to be the perfect time…

DESIGN NEWS – JULY / AUGUST 2021

Miami Circle gallery Maune Contemporary is showcasing a group exhibition titled Love Always Wins through…

The homeowners opted for The Frame TV by Samsung to blend into their comfortably posh living space.
Design Dreams

A couple’s polished Dunwoody townhouse becomes a launching pad for a new creative endeavor. Ashan…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JULY / AUGUST 2021

Bring the coast to your summer soiree with this hand-painted and hand-carved oyster platter from…

Update your home with a neutral palette and you’ll be one step ahead when it’s time to sell.
Home updates that pay you back

A homeowner’s renovation “dream list” is often long. One way to prioritize home improvements is…

Jessica Ma
DESIGN NEWS – JUNE 2021

Congratulations to SCAD Atlanta’s 2020 Valedictorian, Jessica Ma (B.F.A. Interior Design, 2020), who was recently…

Brookhaven new build home
BIGGER AND BETTER

Texas transplants make a Brookhaven new build home sweet home. When William and Natalie Brooks…

Zipline PlayScape, Friedman’s latest brand, keeps “children of busy parents amused for hours on end.”
Foam, Fun and Functionality

Louis Friedman’s business empire is built on boundless creativity and innovation. For nearly 20 years,…

Colored cabinets are just one way to elevate the design of a laundry room, says Danielle Stanley, design coordinator at Renew Properties.
Laundry Room Love

Laundry may not be fun, but the space you do it in can be. Tucked…

Ballard Designs’ Solar LED Lanterns
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2021

Bring a romantic glow to your garden pathway, porch or patio with Ballard Designs’ Solar…

DESIGN NEWS – MAY 2021

Buckhead-based interior designer Melanie Turner has released her first book, Inviting Interiors: A Fresh Take…

Making a Masterpiece

Lara Carter traded her family-friendly Brookhaven residence for a modern, art-inspired Buckhead townhome. At heart,…

Mimi Woodruff - Beverly Bremer Silver Shop
Worth Its Weight

Mimi Woodruff embraces everyday elegance at Beverly Bremer Silver Shop. Every night, Mimi Woodruff sets…

Colleen Lane
PICKING THE PIECE

ART CONSULTANT COLLEEN LANE TALKS SHOP. Colleen Lane launched her eponymous art consultancy, Colleen Lane…

Sienna Cane back Chair
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MAY 2021

Add a rustic, European touch to your dining space with the Sienna Cane Back Dining…

IKEBANA MASTER

Longtime Buckhead resident Terry Furuta has more than four decades of experience in the floral…

amber-colored glass cake stand by Estelle Colored Glass
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MARCH / APRIL 2021

This amber-colored glass cake stand by Estelle Colored Glass will become a family heirloom. Hand-blown…

Ray of Light

Interior designer Whitney Ray brings her signature style to home projects. Atlanta native Whitney Ray’s…

The spacious main floor flows seamlessly to the outdoors through glass pocket doors.
Hitting the Mark

A West Buckhead family moves its California casual style to a new home in Brookhaven.…

SIMPLY STYLISH

Employees craft products on-site at Buff City Soap in Buckhead.

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Clean Bill of Health

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Good Scents

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GOLDEN GIRL

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SMILE BRIGHT

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“This one was inspired by the idea of coming together at a fashion show and what the girls would be wearing on the way to Atlanta Fashion Week.”

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BACK ON TRACK

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Magical -And Often Misunderstood- Mezcal

GET TO KNOW THE SPIRIT WITH A TASTE OF PLACE. Thanks to its versatility for…

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South City Kitchen Buckhead Fall Menu

SOUTH CITY KITCHEN’S MUST-MAKE SEASONAL DISH

For a warming fall dish, whip up this cozy Brussels sprouts recipe from South City Kitchen Buckhead Executive Chef Chip Ulbrich. Find more fall-forward dishes on the restaurant’s menu, which now features…

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The Atlanta Jewish community puts its spin on Southern BBQ at this kosher grill-off open to everyone.
Savor the Flavor

BBQ FEST KEEPS IT KOSHER IN DUNWOODY. With the witty tagline “no pork on the fork,” the Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival is firing up the grill on Oct. 17 at Brook Run…

Purposity App
APP GIVES PURPOSE TO GENEROSITY

Purposity makes it fun to help neighbors with a click! Children walking into schools with holes in their shoes helped guide Blake Canterbury along the purposeful path he has followed since college.…

In addition to a variety of flexible work spaces, Atlanta Tech Village provides the Kula Coffee Co. in the lobby and other amenities.
BIRTHING HEALTHY BUSINESSES

Incubators help startups beat the odds. About half of startup businesses don’t last five years, and 90% eventually fail, according to national statistics. But tech entrepreneurs in the Buckhead area can improve…

Chef Vagn Nielsen
NEWS CLIPS – OCTOBER 2021

CAFE CULTURE Experience the joie de vivre of France just down the street at Buckhead Village, where the soon-to-open Saint-Germain Bakery & Cafe will serve fresh pastries and croissants, coffee and tea,…

Chris Butsch is one of the tech community millennials raising funds and mobilizing volunteers to clean up the environment.
Finding Community

Tech millennials give back! Battling depression in 2015, Chris Butsch quit his job to travel the world and study happiness in 40 countries. When he returned to Atlanta, the Buckhead resident wrote…

Magical -And Often Misunderstood- Mezcal

GET TO KNOW THE SPIRIT WITH A TASTE OF PLACE. Thanks to its versatility for making cocktails, mezcal has long been a favorite of cocktail enthusiasts and bartenders, and now it’s surging…

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The Atlanta Jewish community puts its spin on Southern BBQ at this kosher grill-off open to everyone.
Savor the Flavor

BBQ FEST KEEPS IT KOSHER IN DUNWOODY. With the witty tagline “no pork on the fork,” the Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival is firing up the grill on Oct. 17 at Brook Run…

Sample a diverse portfolio of whiskies at this distinguished tasting event with private masterclasses led by industry pros.
SPIRIT QUEST

WHISKY EXPO RAISES THE BAR IN BUCKHEAD! Whiskey-lovers of all walks can distill a little knowledge about their elixir of choice at Whiskies of the World on Nov. 6 at the InterContinental…

Atlanta is the global headquarters of the world’s first Illuminarium that offers a full sensory experience through state-of-the-art projection and audio systems.
Out of Africa

TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE AT THIS ATLANTA BELTLINE VENUE! Embark on an epic adventure to Africa in a virtual journey so real you can feel the ground-shaking stomp of…

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Eats and Beats 2021
EATS AND BEATS

Bring together delectable dishes from top area chefs, auction items for far-flung vacation destinations and live entertainment, and the result is a gathering destined to raise money for a worthy cause. That…

John Beach addresses the group
BUCKHEAD HERITAGE GARDEN PARTY

A historic estate on Blackland Road set the scene for more than 125 guests to gather for Buckhead Heritage’s Garden Party in June. Funds raised support the nonprofit’s mission to identify, preserve…

Joe Razenbach, Alexander Kaufman, Rachel Simononis, Jacqueline Horak, Scott Spencer, Liz Morrison, Alina Feder
NO KID HUNGRY AT KYMA

Buckhead’s fashionable foodie set turned out for a fundraiser to support No Kid Hungry, a campaign to end childhood hunger. The event, hosted at Kyma this winter, raised $16,000, and its 100…