SIMPLY BUCKHEAD COVER STORY

Robin Meade
Here Comes The Sun

HLN ANCHOR ROBIN MEADE FINDS PEACE. Meeting Robin Meade for the first time is like…

Therapy Session

PREPARE YOURSELF FOR SUCCESSFUL COUNSELING! Finding the right counselor can feel overwhelming, but it’s the…

Real Good Tea Functional Beverage
A BIT OF FIT

There’s no shame in needing help with your wellness game—it’s a trillion-dollar market for a…

Wellness Starts Early
Wellness Starts Early

Experts share the best tips from their bags of healthy tricks. We all could use…

Don’t ignore your mental health red alerts
Find Calm to Carry On

Don’t ignore your mental health red alerts! Mental health is like physical health: Your “normal”…

Exploring people, practices and strategies that support mental wellbeing
Be Well

Exploring people, practices and strategies that support mental wellbeing! True “wellness” encompasses many elements of…

Music therapy engages all areas of the brain at one time, which can help lead to healing and wellness.
Engaging the Senses

TOGETHER, THERAPY AND THE ARTS CAN CREATE TRUE MENTAL WELLNESS. The word “therapy” often evokes…

EMILY GREEN
Counseling for Kids

3 essential tips for parents! “There are few things more personal or humbling than entrusting…

UP FRONT

Travel up an elevator from The Interlock's parking lot and arrive at this rooftop pool. Katie Bricker Photography
Making a Splash

Rooftop L.O.A. brings an oasis to the city. Rooftop L.O.A., which stands for leave of…

Virgin Voyages caters to the active adultonly crowd with multiple eating options, from a high-end steakhouse to casual on-deck dining.
Ahoy, Grownups!

Leave the kids, cartoon characters and formalwear behind on a Virgin Voyage! It’s been quite…

The daughter-mother team of Jeanine Chambers and Bernadette Darnell have been directing missions for Angel Flight Soars for 23 years.
Earth Angels

Removing barriers to medical care! Angel Flight Soars, a nonprofit that coordinates free air transportation…

Sara Beth Brown of Brown & Co. Jewelers
SHINE ON

BROWN & CO. JEWELERS SET TO DAZZLE BUCKHEAD VILLAGE. From Rolex timepieces marking the pinnacle…

Jenny Levison regularly develops new recipes for her five locations.
Stirring the Pot

Filling empty tummies! After leaving an acting career, Jenny Levison wanted to go into the…

Jekyll Island Club Resort
Hang with History

Jekyll Island Club Resort marries the historic with escapism. Jekyll Island, the southernmost of Georgia’s…

Audrey, Doug and Natalie Herndon make volunteering a family affair at Ronald McDonald House Charities.
A Family Affair

Of like minds… While their daughter, Audrey, was growing up, Natalie and Doug Herndon of…

Captiva Island
CAPTIVATING CAPTIVA

Tiny island off Florida’s coast offers super-sized fun! One of the concerns when taking trips…

Michael Rogers
LIVING THE LIFE – MICHAEL ROGERS

Dorsey Alston Realtors’ CEO and president transformed his family’s small business into a real estate…

Columbus sits along the banks of the Chattahoochee River.
Cultural Columbus

Georgia’s second-largest city is an epicenter of arts! I arrived in Columbus, Georgia, on a…

Buckhead-based boutique House of Wallace
STRIKE A POSE

BUCKHEAD BOUTIQUE GOES VOGUE FOR NEW GENERATION! Young women can sashay the summer away in…

The exterior of Wylie Hotel faces Ponce de Leon Avenue.
Pretty on Ponce

Wylie Hotel impresses as an escape! Sometimes, Buckhead and Old Fourth Ward seem worlds away.…

Dr. Andrew Kokabi of Brookhaven Family Dentistry got creative to give back.
Smiles for Charity

Keep it local. A child of Iranian immigrants, Dr. Andrew Kokabi of Brookhaven Family Dentistry…

atlantagirlsschool.ORG
NEWS CLIPS – JULY / AUGUST 2022

HEAD OF THE CLASS School’s out, but Kimbrell Smith is in full prep mode, happily…

Founder Chad Harlan and Executive Director Caroline Lombard with the $25,000 grant from Northwestern Mutual.
Dream Becomes Reality

Broadening kids’ horizons! The late Julie Muir Harlan was passionate about nonprofits such as Agape…

Staff members Tammy Patterson, Executive Director Adrianne Hamilton-Butler, Resident Advocate Belton Burton, Derwin Davis and Mary Wesley.
One of a Kind

Night and day. Founded in 1984 to create a place where homeless couples could remain…

Cotopaxi Cubos Del Dia Set of 3 Travel Cubes
Fly Away with Me

Travel is a fruit of the summer season that many look forward to. Here, we’ve…

Sleeping In History

A sun-soaked getaway to one of Florida’s historic resorts! After a stressful start to the…

The 2022 co-chairs of the Seeds of Change Society Luncheon Elizabeth Bresnahan and Melba Wynn Hill with BCM President and CEO Keeva Kase.
Preventing Homelessness

Financial education is key. In 1987, a group of Atlanta churches came together to form…

Stonehurst Place sits on the largest residential lot in Midtown and is surrounded by lush gardens.
Stately City Stay

History, eclectic style and gracious hospitality at Stonehurst Place. I have a secret fantasy. In…

Zeus Luby works with law enforcement to help prevent recividism.
Wrongly Convicted

Turning a negative into a positive! When Zeus Luby was 17, he was falsely arrested…

Nothing beats the sunset views 15 stories above the city at Spaceman.
To Dine For

A stay at the Hyatt Centric Buckhead brings food and beverage delights. I’m a mom…

Hunter Boots Play Clog
Everything’s Coming Up Roses

The beginning of summer signifies warmer temperatures, longer days and extra time to participate in…

Marci Soran helps kids develop a healthy relationship with food.
Eating Disorders on the Rise

Stemming the tide. Eating disorders became personal in 2016 for Sandy Springs resident Marci Soran…

NEWS CLIPS – JUNE 2022

ON THE BOARDWALK Nature lovers can scope out Canadian geese, mallards, beavers and more on…

MICHAEL LANFRESCHI
LIVING THE LIFE – MICHAEL LANFRESCHI

Brookhaven resident kicks his longtime passion for car racing into a new gear by building…

The Splatter Studio in Sandy Springs.
COLOR ME HAPPY

Unleash your inner artist at new paint studio in Sandy Springs. Let loose, make a…

Reimagined as The Dewberry in 2016, the hotel is located in the former L. Mendel Rivers Federal Building.
Charleston Quickie

Winging it for 24 hours in the Holy City. Charleston never disappoints, even if you…

Susan Jacobs- Meadows (center) with recent Canine CellMates graduates.
Changing Lives

Symbiotic cell mates. Dogs have always played a big role in Susan Jacobs-Meadows’ life, so…

Elegantly sleek, the Thompson Buckhead is a new addition to Atlanta's hotel portfolio.
Stuck on You

The Thompson Buckhead leaves a lasting impression! The Thompson Buckhead may be tucked away on…

LIVING

Skylar Morgan
From Drab to Fab

The design comeback of the century might be able to be attributed to brown: The…

Authentic Origins

Interior designer Anna Booth’s individual approach to design Interior design is in Anna Booth’s blood.…

The Dillon, a new condo project in Buckhead
DESIGN & REALTY NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2022

The Dillon, a new condo project in Buckhead, recently reported $62 million in sales reservations.…

Drought tips and tricks
Worry-free Foliage

Drought tips and tricks! It has been a very hot summer. According to the National…

The sophisticated living space showcases tone on tone fabrics in a variety of textures, proving white is far from boring.
Home Sweet Home

AT HOME, CANDY QUEEN ELIZABETH SCHMITT CREATES A NEUTRAL RETREAT! Elizabeth Schmitt is the woman…

In the Garden by Atlanta-based Kevin Francis Design
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – SEPTEMBER 2022

Bring flowers indoors with a candle from In the Garden by Atlanta-based Kevin Francis Design.…

Dometic MoBar 550S stainless steel mobile bar cart
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JULY / AUGUST 2022

Roll the party outdoors with this sleek, stainless steel mobile bar cart. The Dometic MoBar…

Getting the most out of your sleep
Sleep Matters

Getting the most out of your Z’s! We spend nearly one-third of our life asleep…

photo: Kim Evans
IT TAKES TWO

Nina Long and Don Easterling bring Mathews Design Group to life. You might be familiar…

Made Goods Thyra Aged Sconce
Shine On

It’s a universally acknowledged truth that a hint of shine in any interior space is…

The neutrally elegant living room features a touch of rustic from the mantel sourced from a barn in Alabama, Yvette's home state.
Lured to the Lake

SANDY SPRINGS RESIDENTS FIND PEACE ON LAKE OCONEE. The Louries have been escaping from Atlanta…

Congratulations to Harrison Design for being selected as winners in ADAC’s 2022 Southeast Designers and Architect of the Year Awards.
DESIGN & REALTY NEWS – JULY / AUGUST 2022

This summer, the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center added two new showrooms: Paris-founded Pierre Frey and…

Real Estate Readiness

How to survive the fast-changing market! Residential real estate in Atlanta is booming, creating an…

Hayden Gregg
Painterly Pursuits

Artist Hayden Gregg breathes new life into furniture, walls and floors! You might call Hayden…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2022

Show your love of the South and add vintage flair to your walls with a…

Skylar Sectional
Dark and Stormy

If you’re ready for a room refresh, start thinking boldly because maximalism is here to…

Merge Home
DESIGN NEWS – JUNE 2022

Merge Home is the newest design destination on Westside. The full-service showroom and interior design…

The colorful masterpiece by America Martin depicts three men playing music. It was one of three paintings done by the artist for Todd to choose from.
High-Rise Overhaul

A 1980s CONDO IS SKILLFULLY RENEWED! Kevin Todd enjoyed downtown urban living while working at…

How to Organize Your Pantry
Pantry Refresh

FOOD STORAGE ORGANIZATION TIPS FROM A PROFESSIONAL. No matter how hard you try, the pantry…

interior designer Libby Patrick
Designed for Living

Designer Libby Patrick’s holistic approach to hospitality design. More than 20 years ago interior designer…

Sir Madam Rialto Coupe Glasses
Rainbow Connection

Say goodbye to boring white china with a bit of color on your tabletop this…

Interior-Define
DESIGN NEWS – May 2022

Interior Define has put down stakes in Buckhead. The customizable, direct-to-consumer furniture brand opened its…

Halsted serving board with Brittanicca Gold quartz and antique bronze handles
PRODUCT Spotlight – MAY 2022

Furniture retailer Room & Board and quartz surfaces producer Cambria have partnered for a home…

Settled With Style

PUTTING DOWN FAMILY ROOTS IN BROOKHAVEN. When Florida natives and Florida State University grads Jordan…

Channel Jay Gatsby in this Lucy Chair
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MARCH / APRIL 2022

, part of celebrity interior designer Brigette Romanek’s first furniture collection with Mitchell Gold +…

Tony Purvis
DESIGN CALLING

Tony Purvis fell in love with interior design in his late 20s while working at…

M. Delia Designs
Design News – March / April 2022

Buckhead has a new destination for exquisite florals. Atlanta florist Mary Delia Poynter now offers…

STEVE MARKEY
Made for Living

STEVE MARKEY’S HOLISTIC APPROACH TO DESIGN. For Steve Markey, design director at Atlanta-based senior living…

: Chad’s grandmother’s sofa was recovered for the formal living room. Custom touches throughout help accentuate the space’s femininity
IT TAKES TWO

A two-part renovation in Kingswood is a family’s respite. For Susan and Chad Carlisle, Kingswood…

Steve McKenzie
HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO

Steve McKenzie explains how to find the star of your space. Striking interiors shouldn’t just…

DELICIOUS

Chef Sosa
The Flexitarian

From culture to food and travel, chef Chad “Sosa” Hester is always mixing it up…

Spirited Ambiance
Matt Bhamaraniyama of TydeTate Kitchen shares a recipe for all seasons

SPICE THINGS UP

Matt Bhamaraniyama of TydeTate Kitchen shares a recipe for all seasons. The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival returns for its 11th year Sept. 15–18. Held at Historic Fourth Ward Park, the festivities…

CULTURE

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LATEST

Robin Meade
Here Comes The Sun

HLN ANCHOR ROBIN MEADE FINDS PEACE. Meeting Robin Meade for the first time is like walking from a dim indoor room into a sun-filled landscape. When the petite, longtime HLN news anchor…

Chef Sosa
The Flexitarian

From culture to food and travel, chef Chad “Sosa” Hester is always mixing it up Chad “Sosa” Hester is known for stirring things up. Sous chef at Bar Margot at the Four…

Therapy Session

PREPARE YOURSELF FOR SUCCESSFUL COUNSELING! Finding the right counselor can feel overwhelming, but it’s the obvious first step after acknowledging that you need one. Catherine Egenes, licensed marriage and family therapist at…

Short nails and subtle nail art are in this season.
Tip Top Shape

Next-level nail trends! Over the last five years or so, a slow but evident metamorphosis has been happening in nail salons around the country. A growing body of salons has made moves…

Spirited Ambiance

GYPSY KITCHEN BLENDS SPANISH AND MOROCCAN FLAVORS WITH A LIVELY VIBE! Climb the stairs or ride the elevator up to Gypsy Kitchen in the Buckhead Village District for an automatic mood lift.…

certified relationship coach Rebecca Lynn Pope
Matchmaker, Matchmaker

Love coach becomes a reality TV show host. According to Brookhaven based certified relationship coach Rebecca Lynn Pope, we are in a relationship revolution. “The rules and customs around traditional and conventional…

HAPPENING

KNIGHTS IN ARMOR
Up in Arms

EUROPEAN KNIGHTS GALLOP INTO TOWN FOR SWASHBUCKLING SHOW. Those prehistoric bone-crushers might rule the hallowed halls of Fernbank Museum of Natural History, but brawly European warriors are geared up for some epic…

ARTSAPALOOZA Sandy Springs
Double the Fun

SHOP ART AND HUNT EGGS IN SANDY SPRINGS. Artsapalooza will be serving up a side of scrambled eggs April 16-17 in Sandy Springs as the free springtime festival unveils its artistic treasures…

WHO DUNIT?

SAVOR FRENCH FARE AND INTERACTIVE LIVE THEATER. Spice up date night with dinner and a show at Petite Violette, where guests can sink their teeth into a juicy murder mystery and a…

CHARITABLE

STARFISH BALL

For the 16th year, supporters and friends of the nsoro Educational Foundation gathered to show how much they care about the nonprofit that supports education for those aging out of foster care.…

A TRIBUTE TO OUR QUIET HEROES

STAR-94’s Jenn Hobby welcomed 475 guests to the “A Tribute to Our Quiet Heroes” luncheon in May at Flourish in Buckhead benefiting CURE Childhood Cancer. The event honored 250 mothers of children…

Models showcased Joshua Kane's Dandy Rebels collection.
ATLANTA FASHION GIVES

Simply Buckhead hosted its inaugural Atlanta Fashion Gives event in April at Flourish by Legendary Events. The gala evening, emceed by Atlanta’s WSB-TV news anchor Karyn Greer, featured the U.S. debut of…

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