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ALL GOOD IN THE ’HOOD

AREA REAL ESTATE AGENTS OFFER A GLANCE AT THE STATE OF THE LOCAL REAL ESTATE…

“The Good Life” by Nelson De La Nuez, $7,500, available at Jennifer Balcos Gallery
TREND SPOTTERS

6 INTERIOR DESIGN EXPERTS PINPOINT 2021 STYLE If you’re among those longing to spruce up…

Simply Buckhead Cover Story March 2021
AT-HOME STYLE

ICONIC PROPERTIES, INTERIOR DESIGN STARS AND CHIC SHOPPING! Home is where the heart is, but…

PERRY / HARVEY MANSION 4110 PACES FERRY ROAD
ICONIC CLASSICS

FROM TWO OF BUCKHEAD’S OLDEST TO ONE OF ITS NEWEST, THESE HOUSES MAKE THEIR MARK.…

STAR TURN

AT HOME WITH CELEBRITY INTERIOR DESIGNER VERN YIP. Vern Yip seems equally at home in…

Karen Ferguson doesn’t limit herself to a particular style, basing her design on clients’ particular taste.
DESIGN DOCKET

ATLANTA-BASED DESIGNERS TAKING IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL. Atlanta is known as a high caliber…

SIMPLY NOW

The Rock Garden in Calhoun unveils an enchanting village of wee wonders. Navigate the lot along cobblestone paths and pintsize crossing bridges.
Road to Paradise

Head out for this culture-filled drive to Summerville, Georgia. Georgia is home to so many…

The Kimpton Sylvan Hotel
NEWS CLIPS – MARCH / APRIL 2021

ARTISTIC HUB AT UPTOWN The creative arts are flourishing in Buckhead, thanks to an innovative…

Photo: Erik-Jan Leusink / Unsplash
OUT OF PAW-FFICE

Treat your pet to a staycation at one of these local boarding spots. Whether you’re…

Volunteer DJ Ed Rosenblatt of Sandy Springs records a show on Radio Recliner.
Connecting the Radio Generation

Musical memories. Early on in the pandemic, Mitch Bennett, the chief creative officer at the…

Susan Bonds-McCulloch (left) helps a client select clothing for an upcoming job interview.
Personal Power

Appearance counts. Despite the obstacles of the last year, the Sandy Springs-based Dress for Success…

DIVINE DESIGN

THE DRAWING ROOM CHANNELS INDIVIDUAL STYLE AT BUCKHEAD VILLAGE. Feast your eyes on a curated…

Wilmington is set on the Cape Fear River, inland from the Atlantic Ocean.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, WEEKEND

Exploring the other “Hollywood of the South”. Before Atlanta became known as the film capital…

Burberry Vintage Check Cotton Face Mask
Face Forward

No longer just an everyday safety tool, masks have become a fixture in our wardrobes.…

Maritza Morelli, executive director of Los Niños Primero, received the Latin American Association’s 2020 Inspiration Award for her service.
Kids First

Education is key. Twenty years ago, leaders at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church in Sandy Springs…

Snapshot Savvy

Three local pros weigh-in on capturing the finest family photo. A family photograph is something…

Fetch Park
DOG DAYS

BUCKHEAD’S NEWEST UPSCALE DOG PARK OPENS THIS SEASON. Expanding its pawprint in Atlanta, Fetch Park…

Anti-Bullying 101
Anti-Bullying 101

How to navigate this difficult subject. Bullying is one of the ugly aspects of life.…

Focus on Kids

Star on and off the court. John Collins, the Atlanta Hawks’ dynamic forward/center, is widely…

Heather Schlesinger is helping lead the Atlanta Community Food Bank through one of its toughest challenges: COVID-19.
Feeding Folks

Ramping up. When Dunwoody resident Heather Schlesinger worked for Krystal, her kids told their friends,…

Stroll vast Sonoma vineyards and taste the grapes during Jordan Winery's vineyard hike.
Have wine? Will Travel

Despite 2020’s Sonoma-area fires, centralized Healdsburg continues to draw grape enthusiasts. As my plane descended…

My Dad's Turkey Chili Bowl
Real Food Resolutions

It’s that time of year again when vows for well-being are made, and the demand…

From left to right: One of Half-Mile's three historic cabins, cozying up in front of the fire pit and breakfast delights in the Main House.
A Couple’s Retreat

Highlands, North Carolina, provides the kid-less getaway of COVID-year dreams. Only the call of a…

School Supply Surprise

Crayons, pencils and books! Dunwoody cosmetic dentist Hugh Flax has a passion for education, and…

Chattanooga sits in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
A Tennessean Sojourn

EXPLORING CHATTANOOGA’S SOUTHSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD. “Would you and Jon like to go away for the night?”…

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Homeward Bound

What you should consider before “returning” a pet. One piece of much-needed good news came…

NEW BISTRO IN BUCKHEAD

NEIGHBORHOOD GATHERING SPOT THE CHASTAIN TICKLES TASTEBUDS. When one door closes, another door opens” is…

Anne Frank in the World
NEWS CLIPS – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2021

ANNE FRANK EXHIBIT ON THE MOVE Adding to its cultural and educational programming, City Springs…

Jack Sawyer of Cresset Asset Management and family friend Alex Mays at a 2019 Nsoro fundraiser.
Change Agent

Focus on a few Jack Sawyer, managing director of Cresset Asset Management in Buckhead, had…

Palmetto Bluff
Better Than Normal

Palmetto Bluff’s stand-alone accommodations and wide-open spaces are right on time This time last year…

Perspire Sauna Studios
NEWS CLIPS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020

BROOKHAVEN WELCOMES FURNITURE GIANT Rooms To Go is moving to a new home in the…

Bre West, president of the Junior League of Atlanta, found creative ways for members to volunteer during the 2020 JLA Serves weekend.
Pandemic Pivot

Foundation offers hope More than 250 members of the Buckhead-based Junior League of Atlanta normally…

Elizabeth Castle has guarded the Jersey harbor for 400 years.
The Real Jersey Shore

Remote beauty and history make this Channel island a must-see My family has a thing…

Left to right: Vice President of Operations Hank Clark; Josh Jansma, Special Olympics athlete; Lori Barranon, 2019 chair and Marlow's Tavern co-founder John C. Metz celebrate the success of the 2020 Marlow's Tavern Golf Classic.
Good Sports

Golf Classic raises money for Special Olympics Twenty-two years ago, when John C. Metz opened…

Jessica Smith's daughter, Bailey, snuggles with her King Charles Spaniel, King, who was reunited with her family, thanks to his microchip.
Reuniting Rover

Microchipping helps lost pets find their owners When Jessica Smith’s King Charles Spaniel went missing…

Kristin Klingshirn, co-host of “The Bert Show” and Bert’s Big Adventure board member; Sam Van Winkle, Bert's Big Adventure 2020 child; and Bert Weiss, host of “The Bert Show” and founder of Bert's Big Adventure.
Helping Hands

5 ideas to get the next generation involved in volunteering, donations and acts of kindness…

SIMPLY LIVING

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.…

Jennifer Balcos Gallery
DESIGN NEWS – MARCH / APRIL 2021

The Works, an 80-acre adaptive reuse project on Atlanta’s Upper Westside, has debuted two design-centric…

DESIGN NEWS – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2021

Mill Creek Residential’s Modera Prominence Apartment Community is now open in Buckhead. Located at the…

Design Decadence

Florida natives transform a traditional Buckhead home into their modern dream. Ron Yung loves ultra-modern…

SO FRESH AND SO CLEAN

Lindsey Johnson, co-founder of Weezie, is helping upgrade bath time. For some, baths and showers…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2021

This Cyan Design Brighton Wine Holder offers a stylish way to display the many wine…

Designer Divya Vaswani says closets and hallway nooks can be converted to a workspace.
DESIGN HACKS

4 DESIGN PROFESSIONALS SHARE THEIR FAVORITE IN-HOME TRICKS. Lauren Davenport DAVENPORT DESIGNS davenportdesignsltd.com “If you…

The Marsh Bench/Cocktail Table by Beth Webb is available for $2,600.
DESIGN NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020

Congratulations to the winners of ADAC’s 2020 Southeast Designers and Architect of the Year Awards:…

Lindsey Beville, Chrissie Henritze and Lane Beatty, founders of Oushak Chic.
TURKISH TEXTILES

Importing authentic hand-knotted rugs from Turkey, Oushak Chic is the creation of three Georgia friends…

Elegant, but not too fussy, the Kolbers’ dining room sums up the feel of their Collier Hills abode.
Into the Hills

A fun-loving family tweaks a Collier Hills dwelling to fit their chic-casual vibe After living…

Alanna accent table
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020

Mother of pearl adds extra dazzle to any interior decor, and this Alanna accent table…

Bauble Stockings’ Haitibased partner, Good Threads Needlepoint, is a Certified B Corporation. The business is independently vetted to confirm it is working in a socially responsible, sustainable way.
A Stitch in Time

Kate Stewart’s family tradition becomes her flourishing decor company Buckhead resident Kate Stewart grew up…

Jason Feldman
LIFE BY DESIGN

Sandy Springs resident Jason Feldman turned his passion into a paycheck A touch of serendipity…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – OCTOBER 2020

These eye catching hand towels are made by Atlanta-based French Graffiti, a company founded by…

The living room, lit by an orb chandelier from Gabby, features a strategically placed console table behind the sofa to prevent the boys from flipping over the back of the furniture.
Balancing Act

The Brookhaven home of Moms on Call CEO puts family first Creating a functional, family-friendly…

DESIGN NEWS – OCTOBER 2020

Innovative framing company Framebridge has opened two brick-and-mortar locations in Buckhead and the Westside Provisions…

INDIE COOL

AN OPPORTUNE OFFICE SPACE OPENS IN EAST BUCKHEAD This fall, east Buckhead welcomes Indie Studios,…

Morris’ fashioninspired lighting line, The Facet Collection, finds a home at the R Hughes showroom at ADAC. - David Christensen Photography
A WORLD OF STYLE

Local interior and lighting designer Amy Morris gains inspiration from Europe’s chicest cities Buckhead-based interior…

Nearly every surface of the home was refreshed in some way, including the stone fireplace, which features ledger stone and a statementmaking mirror.
Writing a New Chapter

Simply Buckhead’s publisher is living her best intown life in a renovated Morningside abode. After…

Discover ADAC
DESIGN NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2020

The Atlanta Decorative Arts Center is taking its semiannual market, Discover ADAC, virtual. Set for…

Sunbelt Pools of Georgia
POOL POPULARITY

Social distancing may have you taking a second look at your home amenities— and wishing…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – SEPTEMBER 2020

Art and photos bring life to a blank wall, but if you can’t find the…

GARDENING GUIDELINES - King Landscaping
GARDENING GUIDELINES

As people spend more time at home, even non-gardeners may be thinking about incorporating potager…

Monet Masters and Tavia Forbes design interiors for clients around Atlanta and the U.S.
Designing Women

How Tavia Forbes and Monet Masters formed an unlikely— and winning—partnership Interior designers Monet Masters’…

R Hughes
Decade of Design

R HUGHES TURNS 10 When Ryan Hughes launched his convention- defying showroom in 2010, the…

Shagreen Mahjong Set
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT JULY / AUGUST 2020

There’s never been a better time to dust off your board game skills—and now you…

Lake Oconee’s easy-going lake lifestyle brings water pursuits to the doorstep.
No Place Like Home

LAKE AND MOUNTAIN REAL ESTATE IS A HOT COMMODITY FOR NEARBY VACATIONS If vacations to…

SIMPLY STYLISH

“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.”

Southern DRAW

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Kellee Kendell

STARTING ANEW

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POWER UP

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ONE-OF-A-KIND SPECS

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Pretty In Pink

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EYEWEAR UPGRADE

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BACK ON TRACK

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Jèn Collagen + Aloe Vera Infused Water

BEAUTY QUENCHERS

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Just For Sport

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Carrie Scharbo

Winner’s Circle

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30-Cup Ready Pour Dispenser

BEST BUYS

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Aviator Nation 5 Stripe Hoodie in Heather, $189, aviatornation.com

ACTIVEWEAR TAKEOVER

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Jessica Calderon leads Gentle Yoga at YogaWorks Brookhaven.

FLEX GOALS

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Kendria Strong

Creative Queen

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CLEAR SKIN 101

CLEAR SKIN 101

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Tristan Walker

Beauty Meets Brains

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NAIL IT

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Elizabeth Newton, founder and CEO of Enewton Design

SHINING BRIGHT

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CryoEvolution in Chamblee

THE BIG CHILL

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TRANSFORM A Closet WITH TIPS FROM A PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER

CLOSET CLEANOUT

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ROOM TO GROW

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EXPERT TIPS BEFORE YOU COLOR YOUR HAIR AT HOME

COLOR SAVVY

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Chef Brandon Chavannes
GARDEN PARTY

Kimpton Sylvan Hotel’s chef shares pro tips for outdoor entertaining At Buckhead’s new Kimpton Sylvan…

FOOD NEWS – MARCH / APRIL 2021
OWNER-CHEF PAT PASCARELLA

Buon Appetito

GRANA OWNER-CHEF PAT PASCARELLA PUTS A SOUTHERN TWIST ON ITALIAN TRADITIONS It’s the age-old story of a boy who embraces his heritage by cooking with those who came before him. In this…

DAS BBQ Ribs and brisket
HIGH OFF THE HOG
CHEF JONATHAN WAXMAN SHARES HIS KALE SALAD RECIPE
EASY BEING GREEN

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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…

The Rock Garden in Calhoun unveils an enchanting village of wee wonders. Navigate the lot along cobblestone paths and pintsize crossing bridges.
Road to Paradise

Head out for this culture-filled drive to Summerville, Georgia. Georgia is home to so many unique places that it’s perfect for sightseeing romps, especially when spring is in the air and the…

IKEBANA MASTER

Longtime Buckhead resident Terry Furuta has more than four decades of experience in the floral design business. She has been practicing ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, for more than 25…

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 in Poland, it measures 7.5-by-12 inches, fitting a 10-inch cake perfectly. Available for $225 at East Fork’s…

The Kimpton Sylvan Hotel
NEWS CLIPS – MARCH / APRIL 2021

ARTISTIC HUB AT UPTOWN The creative arts are flourishing in Buckhead, thanks to an innovative collaboration between Hambidge Center and Uptown Atlanta, the mixed-use development by the Lindbergh Center MARTA station. Four…

EDITOR’S CORNER – MARCH / APRIL 2021

Atlanta is in full bloom, and not just its landscapes. Homeowners continue to spruce up their spaces, new hotels are opening, businesses are getting creative and warmer weather has us all headed…

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ATLANTA SCIENCE FESTIVAL
Full STEAM Ahead

GET SCHOOLED IN SCIENCE OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM. Amping up the wow factor in the interworkings of the world, the Atlanta Science Festival will ignite curious minds March 13-27 with 93 scheduled events,…

Ruth Carter’s diverse designs range from the sumptuous ’70s suiting of I’m Gonna Git You Sucka (below) to the fantastical tribal fabrications of Black Panther (above).
MOVIE MAGIC

Ruth Carter’s iconic costumes on view at SCAD FASH. If Ruth E. Carter’s name doesn’t ring a bell, her work certainly will. The Academy Award-winning costume designer has been making movie magic…

Retail Therapy

BROWSE AN OUTDOOR MARKETPLACE AT BUCKHEAD VILLAGE. Score some sweet finds from local vendors at the HERMARKET pop-up along Buckhead Avenue. Held the third Saturday of the month during the Sidewalk Shop…

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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…

ENDURING HEARTS BOURBON GALA & AUCTION
ENDURING HEARTS BOURBON GALA & AUCTION

Presented by the Adler Group and Dream Big, the fifth annual Enduring Hearts Bourbon Gala & Auction was the national nonprofit’s most successful fundraiser to date. Thanks to the generous contributions of…

Battle for the Brain 2020
BATTLE FOR THE BRAIN

The third annual Battle for the Brain brought together employees from some of the city’s top businesses to showcase an un-business-like skill: lip syncing. The fun raised awareness and support for Emory…