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Top to Bottom Cool

From the scenic rooftop to the sultry basement, once you check in at Hotel Clermont,…

Serenbe offers a variety of accommodations to fit your style, from the rustic guest house (pictured) to the modern loft.
Searching for Solace

For a tranquil trip, Serenbe offers a close-to-home option More and more, my idea of…

The Decatur Alpaca Cottage has all the comforts of home, from Netflix to free nibbles.
Animal Attraction

Pack your bags for an intown Atlanta Airbnb with its own mini alpaca farm As…

The chefs don’t play at Music to Your Mouth.
Drive-By Festivals

AWESOME ANNUAL EVENTS JUST A CAR RIDE AWAY YOGA Love Shine Play WHERE: Asheville, North…

Both Chattahoochee Nature Center and Fernbank Museum offer plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with nature.
Stay and Play

5 ENTERTAINING ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AROUND TOWN 1. CONNECT WITH NATURE: Chattahoochee Nature Center Get…

Georgia Peach Hand Pies
Snack Well

GEORGIA-MADE SIPS AND BITES FOR THE ROAD When you’re ready to strike out—whether you’re driving…

Gaby’s by the Lake serves up a lake view with its brisket street tacos and black Angus skirt steak.
Lake Life

Nearby Oconee offers a staycation combining adventure with luxurious accommodations Lake Oconee offers an ideal…

Atlanta Buckhead Staycations
Should I Stay or Should I Go?

TRAVEL INSPIRATION, TOOLS AND ADVICE FOR CLOSE-BY GETAWAYS This year has proven a tricky one…

The welcoming lobby has imposing brass light fixtures, plush seating and a front desk topped with Georgia pink marble.
Modern Metamorphosis

The Candler Hotel is bringing new life—and reasons to visit—downtown A friend planning to be…

TIPS TO FIND NEARBY TRAVEL DEALS
TAKE ME AWAY!

TAP INTO THESE TIPS TO FIND NEARBY TRAVEL DEALS After a spring spent sheltering in…

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Sherie Green hikes to raise money for children's cancer research.
Take a Hike, Cancer

Fighting childhood cancers, one mile at a time Dunwoody resident Sherie Green participated in her…

McKinley's comfort and ease in every situation make him a good candidate for therapy work. photo: Charlotte Simons
Canine Comfort and Feline Friendship

A furry face and a snuggle might be just what the doctor ordered When Indy,…

NEWS CLIPS – JUNE 2020

SAMPLE DUNWOODY’S CULINARY OFFERINGS From hand-tossed pizza and made-from-scratch pastries to farm-fresh peaches and artisan…

Whistling Straits golf course rolls along the banks of Lake Michigan.
Cool Off in Kohler

Wisconsin offers golf lovers and wellness seekers the best of both worlds My alarm chimed…

Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteers flanked by Falcons cheerleaders (from left to right) Jewanna Gaither, Sarah Stansbury, Angela Blank, Arthur Blank, Amy Agami, Chelle Pope and Lericia Harris.
Making a Connection

“Family” counts Jewanna Gaither became enamored with Big Brothers Big Sisters as a college student…

The Marriott's Scrub Island Resort overlooks a marina as well as other islands in the BVI chain.
BVI Blues

Soak up every shade of the color in the dramatically beautiful British Virgin Islands The…

DOES BLUE LIGHT FROM SCREEN TIME HURT YOUR KIDS’ EYES OR NOT?
SCREEN SAFETY

For many parents, screen time is a helpful, though sometimes guilt-ridden, distraction for the kiddos…

Asheville boasts more breweries than one could visit in a weekend. The scenery, with the blue and gray Blue Ridge Mountains rising around, is spectacular.
Tap into Asheville

The beer lover’s getaway with mountains for backdrop With more breweries per capita than any…

Smith Guide's Choice Polarchromic Polarized Sunglasses
MADE IN THE SHADE

Summer is about fun in the sun, but there’s nothing fun about a sunburn or…

Optimistical by Nathan Pierce.
ART FOR ALL

Four American artists have made a lasting impression on Sandy Springs. Their fantastic feats of…

YMCA lauds volunteers. From left to right, Anisha Rohit Nathu, Gregory Burns and Taylor Marie Crawford.
Honoring Volunteers

Youth leading youth That old expression “It takes a village to raise a child” could…

Mary Hollis Callaway Langel with her jewelry collection to benefit organizations founded by the late Kobe Bryant.
Honoring Kobe

Special collection funds athlete’s nonprofits Local jewelry designer Mary Hollis Callaway Langel has always been…

Paul Mathewson and Cameron Davis share their home and lives with pups training to be service dogs at Canine Assistants.
The Dog Hoarder

Preparing pups for service Cameron Davis has always been an animal lover, and when a…

Waldorf Astoria Spa Atlanta
SPA DAY GETAWAY

Something to look forward to: getting grounded at the Waldorf Astoria Spa Atlanta with such…

Dr. Cassinelli examines a patient with her mom's help.
SWEET TEETH

BECOME MORE KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT YOUR KIDS’ DENTAL MILESTONES Creating a positive experience with dental hygiene…

Perimeter Mall, one of the metro area's premier shopping destinations, is home to Apple, H&M, Macy's, Nordstrom and more.
Delightful Dunwoody

The 12-year-old town invites visitors to play, dine and stay awhile Since the early 1970s,…

NEWS CLIPS – MAY 2020

DUNWOODY WELCOMES RETAIL GIANTS Gear up for a shopping marathon at Perimeter Mall, set to…

Visit Greater Palm Springs
A Desert Oasis

The greater Palm Springs area is rife with delectable treats In Coachella, just 20 minutes…

Harriet Adams spearheaded the drive to save the historic Paces Ferry United Methodist Church.
People Power

Saving and preserving a historic church Every time Buckhead resident Harriet Adams passed the corner…

Cuisinart Petit Gourmet Portable Propane Gas Grill
ALL FIRED UP

Backyard cooking season is about to commence, and when warm weather hits, Atlantans grill everything…

CBD pet products
CBD For Your P-E-T

Here’s what you need to know about CBD pet products CBD, which stands for cannabidiol,…

A place of astounding beauty, Cumberland has beaches, dunes, forests, marshes, estuaries and wetlands.
Coastal Treasure

Discover a nature lover’s paradise on Georgia’s Cumberland Island While Georgia’s star-studded reign as “the…

The sunroom at the new Marc Bar & Restaurant overlooks Château Élan's 30-plus acres of grapevines.
Days of Vines and Rosés

Exploring North Georgia’s newly renovated Château Élan resort and spa After helping me plop down…

A Fore-Ward Thinking Golf Store

  Founded in 2014 by American entrepreneur, GoDaddy founder, self-proclaimed golf nut and billionaire Bob…

NEWS CLIPS – MARCH / APRIL 2020

EDIBLE COOKIE DOUGH SWEETENS UP BUCKHEAD Sweet treat fans rejoice! Batter Cookie Dough serves up…

Rimowa Essential Lite 21-Inch Cabin Spinner
PERFECTLY PACKED

Whether heading out for spring break or planning upcoming business trips, adventure travel or family…

PET DNA

UNRAVEL THE MYSTERY OF YOUR PET’S GENETIC CODE Daniela Fink adopted her dog, Beans, from…

Dietician Page Love is honored by the Manna Fund for her life-long achievements combatting eating disorders.
Dedicated Dietician

Combating eating disorders When she was on her college tennis team, Page Love realized that…

Sam Massell Retires from the Buckhead Coalition

FORMER MAYOR WORKED TO MAKE BUCKHEAD THE “ADDRESS OF CHOICE” After almost 33 years as…

Revealing the Beauty Within

Makeovers for survivors “Helping women look and feel beautiful” are more than words for Scott…

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Buckhead interior design prodigy Kevin O’Gara
Old Soul, New Style

Buckhead interior design prodigy Kevin O’Gara dishes on design At 22 years old, Buckhead native…

Natural Woven Water Hyacinth and Seagrass Pouf.
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2020

Take your earthy aesthetic up a notch with this Natural Woven Water Hyacinth and Seagrass…

5 EASY WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME ECO-FRIENDLY
Earthy Dwelling

5 EASY WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOME ECO-FRIENDLY 1. Veg out. Indoor plants spruce your…

DESIGN NEWS – JUNE 2020

Celebrating 10 years in the metro area, Nandina Home & Design in Sandy Springs is…

The airy living room is decorated with refurbished family pieces and sleek new furnishings.
FAMILY FIRST

A young couple transforms a 1940s Springlake residence into a chic first nest Seven months…

Floored

Haven Floors Founder Laura Boring Hopkins upgraded her garage from an eyesore to a family…

Jessica Ahnert Davis, owner and creative director of Nest Studio & Atelier Davis, enjoys ample workspace and natural light in her home office design.
HOME OFFICE 101

CREATE AN IDEAL AT-HOME WORKSPACE THAT LEAVES YOU PRODUCTIVE AND INSPIRED For years, there’s been…

outdoor dish company Relish.
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MAY 2020

Alfresco spring entertaining doesn’t have to mean uninspiring disposable dinnerware. These eye-catching melamine dishes are…

LAVATORY LOOKS TO LOVE

From funky patterns to industrial materials, the washroom has seen numerous trends over the years.…

Pete Pike
DESIGN NEWS – MAY 2020

Pike Nurseries is mourning the passing of its founder William “Pete” Pike. A native of…

An Artful Redesign

Interior designer Kimberley Miller reveals her residential vision for The Burgess Hotel There’s a new…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MARCH / APRIL 2020

Take your fire-keeping up a notch with bespoke fire tools from Brookhavenbased Southern Andiron &…

5 DECLUTTERING TIPS TO BEGIN THE SEASON ANEW
A BREATH OF FRESH AIR

5 DECLUTTERING TIPS TO BEGIN THE SEASON ANEW 1. Go room by room: If you…

DESIGN NEWS – MARCH / APRIL 2020

Welcome to the neighborhood, Lazzoni. This new high-end furniture store recently took over the Buckhead…

In place of a formal dining room, the Vaswanis have a smart lounge space ideal for happy hour or after-dinner drinks
FIT FOR FAMILY

Sandy Springs interior stylist Divya Vaswani’s home is both child-friendly and chic Divya Vaswani has…

THE PERFECT ONE-MATCH FIRE

Nothing gets us through the dark, cold winter like a warm, crackling fire. BY: Giannina…

The formal living room, once clad in gold moldings, features clean white walls and some sparkle.
TONY TONE DOWN

Florida transplants aim for less conspicuous decor in their palatial Buckhead home STORY: Giannina S.…

PIECES OF THE PAST

GARRETT ADAMS BRINGS EUROPEAN CHARM TO BUCKHEAD AT JACQUELINE ADAMS ANTIQUES STORY: Ginger Strejcek Looking…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – January / February 2020

BY: Giannina S. Bedford The holidays might be behind us, but the gift of a…

A BLUEPRINT FOR PLAY

As the father of a 5-year-old, Drew Panayiotou knows firsthand the power of play in…

DOMESTIC DWELLING

With help from a designer friend, a couple updates a 1940s home to meet family…

ADD OLD-SCHOOL BRAVADO TO YOUR BAR

Entertain much? Then you need to know about HipStir Vintage Barware & Glassware, a newly…

SETTING THE STAGE

STEPHANIE JACOBS GETS HOMES ABOUT TO SELL READY FOR THEIR CLOSE-UPS STORY: Lia Picard MIDDLE…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

BY: Giannina S. Bedford Lamps infuse an understated design statement that cannot be overlooked. As…

DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

BY: Giannina S. Bedford Baker Interiors Group recently reopened its Atlanta showroom after a massive…

DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2019

BY: Giannina S. Bedford Baker Interiors Group recently reopened its Atlanta showroom after a massive…

KID STUFF

5 KEY ELEMENTS FOR A FUN YET PRACTICAL PLAYROOM BY: Giannina S. Bedford 1. Pint-sized…

FITNESS EXCLUSIVE

Ex-NFL player Bryan Jean-Pierre trains a select Atlanta crowd STORY: Nicole Letts Owned and operated…

The recently redone master bedroom combines sleek furnishings from Bernhardt, West Elm and more.
BESPOKE IN BROOKHAVEN

Steven and Brie Prediletto add modern, global flair to a Craftsman-style home STORY: Giannina S.…

CHARTING HER OWN PATH

Meet up-and-coming designer Susie Prince BY: Giannina S. Bedford Susie Prince’s colorful background runs the…

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Camp Gladiator’s mission is to positively impact as many lives as possible.

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Atlanta-born and -based fashionista Octavius Terry has designed clothes for everyone from Ariana Grande to Mary J. Blige. Photo: Elvis Piedra

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SUN-SAFE STRATEGIES

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BEAUTY IN TRAINING

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GET SALTY

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The veggie pizza—replete with broccolini, peppers, eggplant and 'shroomsis a gift to veggie lovers everywhere.
In Varasano Veritas

A convenient truth: Great Naples-style pizza is closer than you think If MacArthur gave out…

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The General Muir's Avenue A bagel is loaded with nova, cream cheese, avocado, grapefruit, cucumber and dill.

The General Muir

Owners of the General Muir, a popular Emory Point eatery, are opening a second location in the City Springs development in Sandy Springs. We spoke with chef and co-owner Todd Ginsburg about…

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Buckhead interior design prodigy Kevin O’Gara
Old Soul, New Style

Buckhead interior design prodigy Kevin O’Gara dishes on design At 22 years old, Buckhead native and fifth generation Atlantan Kevin O’Gara has already done what many interior designers only dream of. He…

Natural Woven Water Hyacinth and Seagrass Pouf.
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2020

Take your earthy aesthetic up a notch with this Natural Woven Water Hyacinth and Seagrass Pouf. A decorative accent or ottoman, this ecofriendly design element’s natural materials are stacked to create a…

McKinley's comfort and ease in every situation make him a good candidate for therapy work. photo: Charlotte Simons
Canine Comfort and Feline Friendship

A furry face and a snuggle might be just what the doctor ordered When Indy, a spirited goldendoodle, enters A.G. Rhodes Long Term Care and Rehabilitation at Emory, residents’ faces light up.…

HOT WHEELS

CHECK OUT THE LARGEST MONTHLY CAR SHOW ON THE CONTINENT For well over a decade, car enthusiasts have congregated in the parking lot of Perimeter Mall the first Sunday of the month,…

Serenbe offers a variety of accommodations to fit your style, from the rustic guest house (pictured) to the modern loft.
Searching for Solace

For a tranquil trip, Serenbe offers a close-to-home option More and more, my idea of a blissful getaway is a destination that offers some space, stillness and serenity— maybe a faraway island…

When Spring Mason teaches children to act, she emphasizes three rules: “The first is have fun, the second is be brave and the third is encourage others.”
Child’s Play

Buckhead resident Spring Mason teaches children the art of acting Spring Mason never wanted to be a star, but she has headlined in many theater productions around Atlanta. These days, she prefers…

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ENDURING HEARTS BOURBON GALA & AUCTION
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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
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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…

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STARFISH BALL

The nsoro Educational Foundation marked 15 years of supporting youth aging out of the foster care system during its 2020 Starfish Ball, an event that raised $1.3 million to help those youths…

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