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Simply Buckhead Cover Story June 2024
GLOBAL REACH

IN AN INCREASINGLY CONNECTED WORLD, ATLANTA IS THE INTERNATIONAL HUB OF THE SOUTH! Atlanta is…

LE CHATEAU EUROPEAN INTERIORS
PATINAED PIECES

A MOTHER AND SON TEAM HELM LE CHATEAU EUROPEAN INTERIORS. To know Iten Ibrahim is…

BELÉN DE LA CRUZ EMPANADAS & PASTRIES
SAVORING SOUTH AMERICA

BELÉN DE LA CRUZ BRINGS HER NATIVE ARGENTINA TO ATLANTA THROUGH EMPANADAS. Belén de la…

Guests can get a breath of fresh air at one of three outdoor terraces at Centurion Lounge by American Express.
ATL LEVELS UP

3 MORE AIRPORT UPGRADES TO KNOW! VINO VOLO The new-to-Atlanta wine bar and restaurant opened…

A LOOK AT THE LATEST IN LUXURY AT HARTSFIELD-JACKSON ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
COME FLY WITH ME

A LOOK AT THE LATEST IN LUXURY AT HARTSFIELD-JACKSON ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. I watch through…

Like a mini vacation, shoppers can travel the aisles of Buford Highway Farmers Market in search of world cuisine, including these Eastern European baked goods.
GLOBAL GROCERIES

TRAVEL THE WORLD WITH YOUR SHOPPING CART! Coupled with a vibrant food scene, Atlanta is…

PERFECT YOUR FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS
BONJOUR, OLÁ, HOLA, ATLANTA!

PERFECT YOUR FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR WORK OR FUN! The world’s become a smaller place,…

Simply Buckhead Magazine Online - MAY
CURB APPEAL

EXPERT ADVICE, OUTDOOR UPGRADES AND PRODUCTS THAT EXTEND YOUR LIVING SPACE! Your home is your…

UP FRONT

Pack your overnight bag and head to charming Senoia for a quaint getaway.
SMALL TOWN ON THE BIG SCREEN

Senoia is a picture-perfect weekend getaway! A 47-mile drive to Senoia deposits me worlds away…

Clayton is the gateway to popular spots like Lake Burton.
MOVING MOUNTAINS

Clayton has the best of both old-school appeal and new-school allure. Often seen as the…

Kathleen Rollins was honored by The Atlanta Humane Society with the Anne Cox Chambers Humane Heroine Award.
A PASSION FOR PAWS

Helping pets in crisis. Kathleen Rollins has always been passionate about animals, and when she…

DUTCH TREAT

Curaçao boasts a Caribbean-meets-European vibe. The heritage of the Caribbean is strongly linked to its…

Dr. Stephen Smith and P.A., Katie Smith lead medical missions in South America.
CHANGING LIVES

New knees for those in need. Eight years ago, Dr. Stephen Smith, Physician Assistant Katie…

Ibiza Gingham Sandals
ONE STEP AHEAD

While colorful attire isn’t technically exclusive to any one season, there’s something about summer that…

Brassica will donate $1 of each Ivy League Old Fashioned to the Uncle Nearest Bourbon Scholarship.
SIP SIP HOORAY

BUCKHEAD’S BRASSICA DONATES A PORTION OF SALES TO SCHOLARSHIPS! The Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead restaurant,…

LATONYA GATES
LATONYA GATES

Community leader helms a family enrichment program that is changing Grove Park! Earlier this year,…

Amanda Brown-Olmstead has been a publicist and volunteer for more than 50 years.
CREATING POSITIVE CHANGE

Bringing people together. Receiving the Ann Cramer Lifetime Achievement Award at the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s…

Permasteel 80-Quart Classic Patio Cooler
SUMMER NIGHTS

Hosting in the South is akin to football in the fall. It’s not just a…

Amy Gresens displays the new art closet filled with free supplies.
BEHIND THE CLOSET DOOR

Supplies encourage creativity. Always striving to find new ways to connect to the community, the…

Kathryn Kolb, head of EcoAddendum, leads nature walks through Atlanta's urban forests.
A WALK IN THE WOODS

Discovering Atlanta’s ecosystems. Environmental artist and activist Pandra Williams created EcoAddendum in 2009 to restore…

Janette Hinton blends her love of choreography and dance with the Stayin’ Alive Crew.
JANETTE HINTON

Former counselor dances like everyone’s watching with the Stayin’ Alive Crew. I didn’t start dancing…

Expansive views over the Pacific are a perk of oceanfront suites.
GO WEST

Conrad Punta de Mita showcases western Mexico’s coastal charm. I’m a huge fan of Mexico,…

The green at Halcyon is a gathering spot for entertainment, lawn games and just kicking back.
HALCYON DAYS

Dine, unwind and pamper yourself at this Forsyth County complex. The architects behind the Halcyon…

Weezie Atlanta donates gently used towels to Helping Mamas, a local nonprofit.
TERRY FOR TOTS

WEEZIE ATLANTA STARTS TOWEL RECYCLING PROGRAM! There’s a new way to give back in Buckhead.…

Hotel Indigo Panama City Marina sits on St. Andrews Bay. photo: Jean Capps
QUIRKY, QUIET & CUTE

Panama City offers a surprising breath of fresh air! As a teenager in the ’90s,…

RICHARD PETERSON
RICHARD PETERSON

There’s nothing cheesy about Ecco Buckhead’s general manager and his passion for fromage. One of…

The Rose Lawn Museum is housed in a Victorian mansion. photo: Brian Little
CHARM IN CARTERSVILLE

A quick 45-minute trip from Atlanta has museums, shopping and more. I’ve been to Cartersville…

Brookhaven Announces City Centre Project
NEWS CLIPS – MARCH / APRIL 2024

Brookhaven Announces City Centre Project Just over a decade after becoming a municipality, Brookhaven broke…

Volunteer Julio Gonzalez joins Food Well Alliance staff member Emily Barton and executive director Kate Connor at Heaven's Corner.
HEAVENLY GREENSPACE IN WESTSIDE

Creating beauty, growing healthy food! Unlikely bedfellows Food Well Alliance and Tito’s Handmade Vodka frequently…

Valse Bleue Tea Cup and Saucer in Bone China
TEA TIME

Elegant essentials will elevate your afternoon tea and have your company in awe of your…

Bowling Green, Kentucky sits just an hour north of Nashville and is filled with both natural and man made wonders. Courtesy of VisitBGKY
UNEXPECTED ESCAPE

History and adventure await in Bowling Green! When you think of Kentucky, visions of rolling…

Johanna Ellis-Reisinger, Butch Whitfield and Liz Lapidus help bring nonprofits together to share information.
THE ROOT OF THE ISSUE

Strength in numbers. During a dinner conversation, friends Butch Whitfield, a realtor at Harry Norman…

Sarah Levitt, founder of Atlanta chapter of Impact100, carries on a family tradition of giving.
WOMEN POWER

Impacting little-known nonprofits. Growing up, Sarah Levitt was no stranger to Impact100, an organization that…

The expansion of baked good offerings from Chicken Salad Chick will start with their stores in Metro-Atlanta.
A SWEET PARTNERSHIP

Popular Atlanta bakery acquired by restaurant franchise. Chicken Salad Chick, a fastcasual chicken salad chain,…

The Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa sits along the Kaanapali beach.
BEYOND THE HONEYMOON

Families will find fun in Maui’s tropical paradise! We admit it: My daughter and I…

DNA Brand Foundation's Akilah Love and Douglas Johnson help underserved communities around the world.
SERVING THE UNDERSERVED

Providing basic needs and education! With a focus on impacting the lives of others, the…

FRESH START

Using the new year to hit the reset button on your health? These wellness gadgets…

FAMILY

SPLISH SPLASH

Local pools and lessons for summer swim time! Summertime madness has begun! There’s nothing like…

“loud budgeting” social media trend
THINKING OUT LOUD

Try the new “loud budgeting” social media trend with tips from a Buckhead wealth advisor.…

GRIEVING PET LOSS photo: Lightspruch
GRIEVING PET LOSS

How to get the support you need after saying farewell. Anyone who’s lost a furry…

Atlanta Pet Resort in Dunwoody keeps pups active with plenty of indoor and outdoor play spaces.
DOG’S DAY OUT

Fabulous daycares and boarding for your priceless pooch. Whether you travel frequently or work in…

entrepreneur Zoe Oli
WHAT A DOLL

12-year-old entrepreneur Zoe Oli lifts up other girls. When Zoe Oli was 6, she did…

Homes, Atlanta
THE HOME MARKET

How to navigate a purchase or sale this year! Whether you’re hoping to buy a…

UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION
UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION

From gaming to substances, a psychotherapist weighs in. Addiction can be both hereditary and a…

DARE TO DELEGATE

Outsource common tasks in your daily life! There are 24 hours in a day, but…

PAW-FRIENDLY DWELLINGS

Including your four-legged friends in your home design. Today, homeowners’ fur-buddies’ needs have garnered a…

PORTABLE PETS

Prepping your cat or dog for long-distance travel. Although it may be easier to board…

HAVE PLAN, WILL TRAVEL

Arrange your journeys for the coming year! According to Stephanie Oprea, platinum senior planner and…

CONSCIOUS TUTORING

Set your kid up for success! Could your child benefit from a tutor? Fostering their…

BABY BLUEPRINT

Interior decorator and mom Sarah Glenn Boman on nursery decor. Many parents begin scouring Pinterest…

SCOOP PATROL

Dog waste removal amenities are in high demand! We have all heard of pest control,…

GET THIS PARTY STARTED!

How to plan and host a spectacular New Year’s Eve party! When that sparkling ball…

PET PROTECTION

All things considered to care for your furry friend! Anyone lucky enough to have pets…

DO THEM A SOLID

Introducing babies to allergenic foods can prevent allergies. When their babies are 4 to 6…

Buckhead-based professional organizer Nancy Meck
ORGANIZE THE HALLS

Tips and tricks for maintaining order in your home during the holidays! The last months…

Buckhead resident Nicole Nejeschleba with her fiance Terry Throm and their two dogs at Brookhaven Dog Park. Both pups were rescued from German Shepherd Dog Rescue of Georgia. (gashepherd.org).
LUCKY DOGS

Best-loved Atlanta parks where your precious pups can play! A favorite pastime of dogs and…

Local industry expert shares tips for navigating a home renovation
UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Local industry expert shares tips for navigating a home renovation! It’s no surprise that we’re…

Sexual abuse of a child
HEALTHY BOUNDARIES

Laying the groundwork to prevent sexual abuse. Sexual abuse of a child is a parent’s…

A DOG’S LIFE

Animal-assisted therapy benefits kids in the hospital. It is often said that dogs are man’s…

NozeBot baby nasal aspirator
ON THE NOSE

Baby nasal aspirator provides hospital level care at home. A few years ago, Dr. Steven…

tips for getting a better night’s sleep
PUT IT TO BED

Local sleep specialist shares tips for navigating a “sleep divorce”. How many nights do you…

Mark Spivak, head trainer at Comprehensive Pet Therapy, works with cat and dogs suffering from PTSD.
REHAB FOR PETS

Caring for dogs and cats with PTS. Have you ever heard the theory that pets…

Building Healthy Food Relationships
Building Healthy Food Relationships

How parents can nurture good practices. Every child is different: One might eat everything under…

seasonal tips for eating well
A Taste of Summer

A licensed dietician shares seasonal tips for eating well! The warmest months of the year…

Buckhead wealth management advisor offers tips for taking control of your small business finances
BET YOUR BOTTOM DOLLAR

A Buckhead wealth management advisor offers tips for taking control of your small business finances!…

Tips for assigning age-appropriate household tasks to kids
Chores Chart

Tips for assigning age-appropriate household tasks to kids! When you give kids opportunities to practice…

ATSAR canine handler Sherri Schwartz with one of her dogs, Sierra, a blond Labrador Retriever, in the field.
CANINES TO THE RESCUE

A dog’s sense helps the lost become found! When Thunder, a black German Shepherd, finds…

LIVING

AutoIgnite Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2024

Supercharge your summer grill outs with the AutoIgnite Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker.…

GX10 Grill Island Double
COOK OUT

Warmer months mean firing up the grill and taking the entire cooking experience outside. You…

Build an attractive garden for bees, butterflies and more
POLLINATOR PLACE

Build an attractive garden for bees, butterflies and more. John Jenkins, a manager at Pike…

The sunlit living room offers plenty of seating, including two swivel chairs that can turn to face the kitchen.
ROOTED IN PLACE

A BROOKHAVEN FAMILY REFRESHES THEIR ASHFORD PARK ABODE. The Woodwards are an Ashford Park family…

Nicole Day
ON POINT

With landscape and interior design, former ballerina Nicole Day finds the world really is her…

Amanda Spence
DESIGN & REALTY NEWS – JUNE 2024

Atlanta-based furniture manufacturer Currey & Company recently added Amanda Spence to its roster in the…

The Art Collection at Mercedes- Benz Stadium,
DESIGN & REALTY NEWS – MAY 2024

The Art Collection at Mercedes- Benz Stadium, one of the largest public art displays in…

La Bastille June Rangehood
JUST PEACHY

Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2024 is Peach Fuzz. The warm color radiates enthusiasm,…

A casually elegant living room includes a tongue and groove pine feature wall done with wood salvaged from a demolition.
IT TAKES TWO

DESIGNER KRISTIN WADSWORTH AND HER HUSBAND TACKLED A CHALLENGING RENOVATION: THEIR OWN Interior designer Kristin…

Amanda Smith - Vintage Smith Co.
ARMED WITH ANTIQUES

Amanda Smith scours estate sales and thrift stores, so you don’t have to! Some might…

luxury wallpaper
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MAY 2024

Love it or avoid it, wallpaper is here to stay. Atlantan Amber Guyton, founder of…

CLEAN SLATE

Top tips for keeping your space tidy! Like many of us, Atlanta-based entrepreneur Kenika Williams…

BETTER TOGETHER

A DUNWOODY COUPLE FUSES THEIR STYLES IN A RENOVATED ABODE! Katie Gangell and Mike Dewald…

THE ART OF MARRYING OLD AND NEW

Top tips for keeping your decor contemporary and classic. Liz Williams, founder of Buckhead- based…

Simms Long Arm 2-Light Wall Sconce
BE YOUR OWN GUEST

There’s nothing like getting a good night’s sleep at a hotel. It’s usually a combination…

TABLE THIS

Salted brings unique designs to your tabletop! Amy Eberhardt began her career in interior design,…

SCAD Atlanta Midtown
DESIGN & REALTY NEWS – MARCH / APRIL 2024

SCAD Atlanta Midtown’s expansion is finally in business. FORTY FIVE, the university’s new 14-story tower…

Waffle House Candle
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – MARCH / APRIL 2024

Atlantans understand the obsession with Waffle House. And so does local gifting company Match South.…

Trellis Bar Cart
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2024

Atlanta-based Mainly Baskets Home teamed up with Nashville-based interior designer Sarah Bartholomew to create this…

Barron’s pooch, Ellie, in the condo’s corner living room where gray seating is enlivened with pops of color from accessories and the Ja, Ja, Ja painting by Odeneal.
CAPTIVATED BY COLOMBIA

A BUCKHEAD DESIGNER HELPS A WORLD TRAVELING ENTREPRENEUR SET UP HIS MEDELLIN HOME BASE. Douglas…

MOLTO BELLO

Natuzzi Italia’s luxe leather. Known for its genuine leather furnishings and Italian inspired creations, Natuzzi…

Celebrate the Holiday Season at The Battery Atlanta

The Battery Atlanta to Welcome Community for Festive Activities Throughout the Holiday Season The Battery…

FADE TO BLACK

Black, long relegated to the sidelines as an accent color, is back and taking center…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2023

No holiday party is complete without a beautifully displayed charcuterie board. An ideal hostess gift,…

Alejandra Dunphy
STYLE, BY DESIGN

Alejandra Dunphy celebrates 15 years of her eponymous interiors studio! Alejandra Dunphy has been designing…

WALLPAPER DOS AND DON’TS

Libby Patrick, founding principal and CEO of Buckhead interior design firm Sims Patrick Studio, shares…

GOOD BONES

A BUCKHEAD PROPERTY WITH PEDIGREE BECOMES TRAVIS REED AND MICHAEL KRIETHE’S UNEXPECTED DWELLING Travis Reed…

DESIGN & REALTY NEWS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2023

Hidden Gem Restoration has opened its doors in Buckhead. The design firm’s 1,500-square-foot showroom is…

WELCOME TO TRILITH

Available Homes Home Types Amenities Features We’re crafting that perfect home for you in our…

glasses by Nashi Home Resinware
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – OCTOBER 2023

Add some color to your next wine party with these glasses by Nashi Home Resinware.…

DELICIOUS

Le Bon Nosh serves up a spritz that drinks like a fizzy Negroni—the best of both worlds.
IT’S SPRITZ O’CLOCK SOMEWHERE

Beat the summer heat with neat variations of a classic! The spritz, the iconic Italian…

Sidetracked Wine Co.
FOOD NEWS – JUNE 2024
The giant peeland- eat shrimp at Fishmonger are finger-licking good.

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JUNE 2024

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead! THE ALDEN Chamblee’s popularity as a residential and dining destination seems to be on the rise, and Chef Jared Hucks is here to…

CULTURE

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Simply Buckhead Cover Story June 2024
GLOBAL REACH

IN AN INCREASINGLY CONNECTED WORLD, ATLANTA IS THE INTERNATIONAL HUB OF THE SOUTH! Atlanta is undeniably a cosmopolitan city. Georgia’s capital city is home to the world’s busiest international airport, with new…

BOW WOW BRUNCH

A howling good time was had by the 550 guests who headed to Buckhead’s Flourish event space in late April for the Bow Wow Brunch. At this fundraiser for the Atlanta Humane…

AutoIgnite Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JUNE 2024

Supercharge your summer grill outs with the AutoIgnite Series 545 Digital Charcoal Grill and Smoker. Recently unveiled by Masterbuilt and Chamblee – based Kamado Joe, the outdoor appliance offers the flavor of…

LE CHATEAU EUROPEAN INTERIORS
PATINAED PIECES

A MOTHER AND SON TEAM HELM LE CHATEAU EUROPEAN INTERIORS. To know Iten Ibrahim is to know a powerhouse seller. Egyptian by birth, she was raised in France, where, as the consummate…

GX10 Grill Island Double
COOK OUT

Warmer months mean firing up the grill and taking the entire cooking experience outside. You don’t have to sacrifice style, though, as these items can elevate your outdoor dining experience. From luxe…

Build an attractive garden for bees, butterflies and more
POLLINATOR PLACE

Build an attractive garden for bees, butterflies and more. John Jenkins, a manager at Pike Nurseries Buckhead, weighs in on pollinators, the gardens that attract them and how to create a welcoming…

HAPPENING

The Battery Atlanta Scouting Report: Make the most of your Atlanta Braves game day experience

‘Tis the season – Atlanta Braves baseball season that is. Whether you’re a rookie or a die-hard fan, we’re sharing the 411 on all things game-day at The Battery Atlanta and Truist…

RAISE THE CURTAIN

The Jewish Film Festival returns! The 24th annual Jewish Film Festival is back for two weeks of entertainment beginning Feb. 13. It runs until March 7. Movies will be shown at iconic…

STATE FARM ARENA CELEBRATES FIVE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Award-Winning Atlanta Venue Continues to Provide A Great Night Out for Hawks Fans and Concertgoers. State Farm Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks, celebrates its five-year anniversary! Since opening its doors five…

CHARITABLE

BOW WOW BRUNCH

A howling good time was had by the 550 guests who headed to Buckhead’s Flourish event space in late April for the Bow Wow Brunch. At this fundraiser for the Atlanta Humane…

FASHION A CURE

The most successful Fashion a Cure event to date took place in late April when 500 supporters raised more than $370,000 for Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute. The luncheon at the Piedmont…

THE TASTING EXPERIENCE

Chefs from more than 30 area restaurants served up bites of their signature dishes as part of The Tasting Experience, an early May fundraiser for the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services offered…

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