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Atlanta recycling
Recycling’s Clean Sweep

Care and attention can keep a wide range of waste out of the landfill. You’ve…

Wellness Within Your Walls
The Prescription for a Healthy Home

Jillian Pritchard Cooke shares ways we can avoid letting our homes make us sick. Your…

Builder Jeffrey Dinkle says fireplaces don’t fit with a high-performance home.
Tighten Up and Build Right

A high-performance house seals in energy savings, healthy air and comfort. Building a greener house…

GO GREEN WITH YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE
GO GREEN WITH YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE

How to make small changes that have a big impact. You’ve already taken steps to…

Chef Freddy Money presents cover model Tati with a gorgeous plate at The Garden Room.
Serving Mother Earth

Compostable packaging, oil filtering among ingredients for eco-friendly dining. Recycling, composting, working with local farmers,…

A sustainable lifestyle can be a major upgrade
Built to Last

A sustainable lifestyle can be a major upgrade! “Green,” “eco” and “sustainable” are buzzwords thrown…

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CB2 recently opened at Westside Provisions District.
Home Swank Home

Furniture store makes statement in Upper Westside. Looking to spruce up the nest in the…

The Enchantment Resort is tucked into Sedona's Boynton Canyon.
Spiritual Renewal

A Sedona getaway is supercharged with good vibes. I turned 20 in a New York…

Atlanta Volunteer of the Year Nancy Overheim, Carmen Hermes and Paralympian McClain Hermes.
Take the Plunge

Volunteers honored for long-time service. At the 2021 October Swim Across America-Atlanta event at Lake…

Olipop Sparkling Tonic
WE’LL DRINK TO THIS

The options are no longer just water, iced tea or soda to sip on. An…

Aria Spirits
NEWS CLIPS – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2022

HIGH SPIRITS Shop fine wines and spirits at Aria Spirits, just opened in Sandy Springs’…

The Tallahassee skyline includes views of the state capitol.
TALLY HO

A capital city getaway to Tallahassee. Before making the 4.5-hour drive from my home in…

EXPERT ADVICE TO HELP KIDS ADJUST TO A NEW SIBLING
BABY BUMPS

EXPERT ADVICE TO HELP KIDS ADJUST TO A NEW SIBLING. Adding a new baby to…

Reverence's chef-driven menu pays homage to seasonal, local produce. Photos: Brandon LaJoie
Gastronomic GETAWAY

The new Epicurean Atlanta offers a chic, culinary-focused hotel stay! Hotels combine all of my…

The Sunsphere, a landmark created during the 1982 World's Fair, provides panoramic views of the city.
Get To Know KNOXVILLE

This Tennessee town is more than just football! One thing that’s hard to miss on…

Catering to brides from Atlanta and beyond, Suite Bridal offers a variety of designer gowns with in-house alterations available.
Here Comes the Bride

Buckhead boutique makes dreams come true! Looking for the dress? Shop designer styles in an…

Raising Art Aficionados
Raising Art Aficionados

THREE LOCAL ART EXPERTS SHARE HOW TO NURTURE YOUR CHILD’S ART APPRECIATION. Before kids learn…

Jack Be Nimble Flannel Candle
It Just Makes Sense

One way to quickly whisk yourself off to another place, time or memory is through…

The Bellyard anchors The Interlock, a new mixed-use development at the corner of 14th Street and Howell Mill.
Take Stock

Midtown’s Bellyard Hotel offers everything you need for a staycation, all without moving your car!…

Kendra Scott created a culture of giving at her namesake jewelry stores nationwide
Family, Fashion and Philanthropy

Giving is in the company DNA. When Kendra Scott opened her first namesake jewelry and…

MAKE GROOM

KEEP YOUR DOG LOOKING FRESH WITH THESE TIPS FROM LOCAL EXPERTS. Just like you plan…

Award winner Robert Spencer presents a $15,000 check to Kate's Club.
When Kids Lose a Loved One

Grant supports grief group. Northwestern Mutual wealth management advisor Robert Spencer received one of 16…

Spectacular sunsets from the pool deck are a nightly highlight at this Key Largo resort.
Paradise Found

Bungalows Key Largo is a close-to home escape that feels world’s away. The Florida Keys…

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…

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Steve McKenzie
HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO

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

GP Firewood
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2022

Add some class to your hearth with this firewood tote designed by goop and exclusive…

Mosquito-Free Zone

Everyone looks forward to warmer months when they can spend evenings outdoors, but as the…

The open concept design of the new addition lends itself to day-to-day family life and weekend entertaining.
Five-Star Spread

A family of seven make their home dreams come true in a renovated 1920s dwelling…

The Lovesac Company
DESIGN & REAL ESTATE NEWS – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2022

Known for its adaptable modular couches, The Lovesac Company recently took up residence in West…

STRESS-FREE HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING Simply Buckhead Xmas
STRESS-FREE HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING

The holidays have arrived, which means it’s time to get into the entertaining spirit. If…

Originally designed to be a second bedroom, this space was opened up to create an open floor plan with a spacious dining area.
A New Frontier

Nancy Conrad puts her artistic stamp on a Peachtree Hills condo. Nancy Conrad has lived…

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2021

Cover up that Kleenex box’s lackluster exterior with this Weezie tissue box cover. Made in…

Habachy Designs was recognized as Best-in-Show for its work on the Icon Buckhead.
Drumroll Please…

Design Excellence Awards The American Society of Interior Designers Georgia Chapter (ASID GA) has announced…

Meet Cam Reynolds (left) and Jenny Taubel (right), the owners of Gramercy.
Zhoosh Up Your Zzz’s

Meet the proprietors behind Buckhead’s lavish Gramercy linen boutique. Gramercy in Peachtree Battle was born…

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…

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Lauren Amos

FASHION REMEDY

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WE TRIED IT!

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Tata Harper’s Daily Essentials

Better to Receive

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Emily Shapiro

The Gift of Style

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Haley Glass

In the Groove

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

Simpler Suds

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Jerry Buckner

PERSONAL EFFECTS

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BARE AND BEAUTIFUL

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A NEW KIND OF MEDICINE IS SHAKING UP THE DRUGSTORE AISLES!

Clean Bill of Health

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photo: Deborah Celecia Wagoner

Playing Dress Up

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Sirène Salon’s Dyana Nemantallah says bouncy layers and soft curtain bangs are a major style trend.

TRENDY TRESSES

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right way to use aromatherapy at home

Good Scents

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THE SWING OF THINGS

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Sidecar is a stylish way to keep your hands free this summer. Product Photos: Hannah Lozano

HATS OFF

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“Real Housewives” star Cynthia Bailey

GOLDEN GIRL

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Jesslyn Rollins

Drinking It Up

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COSMETIC DENTISTRY CAN TAKE YOUR TEETH FROM DRAB TO FAB

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.”

Southern DRAW

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Scent STAPLES

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The Lil Fizz by No Fine Print, available through Starbright Wine.
Love at First Sip

Starbright Wine founder shares her wine-shopping tips for Valentine’s Day and beyond. One-on-one support meets…

Aria's King of Hearts proves whiskey and amaro are perfect companions. photo: Brandon Amato
AMORE FOR AMARO
Crisp-skinned chicken paillard swims in a sauce that warrants plate-licking.

WESTSIDE WONDER

The Woodall gives globally inspired dishes and drinks local flavor. “See you next week,” our server says with a smile while grabbing the signed receipt. We’re not established regulars at The Woodall…

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AIR BUDS

PODCASTING COUPLE JEFF AND CALLIE DAULER ARE GRATEFUL THAT LIFE IS ALWAYS LOOKING UP. Jeff Dauler finds it easy to see the upside of being fired as Star 94.1’s morning host in…

Atlanta recycling
Recycling’s Clean Sweep

Care and attention can keep a wide range of waste out of the landfill. You’ve finished your New Year’s celebrations when you face a perennial question: Can I recycle these glass bottles?…

The Lil Fizz by No Fine Print, available through Starbright Wine.
Love at First Sip

Starbright Wine founder shares her wine-shopping tips for Valentine’s Day and beyond. One-on-one support meets speedy, local delivery (or pickup) with Starbright Wine, which launched in Atlanta in fall 2021. Customers can…

Steve McKenzie
HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO

Steve McKenzie explains how to find the star of your space. Striking interiors shouldn’t just be the domain of the upper-crust, according to Buckhead-based designer and artist Steve McKenzie. “I firmly believe…

CB2 recently opened at Westside Provisions District.
Home Swank Home

Furniture store makes statement in Upper Westside. Looking to spruce up the nest in the new year? Check out the dreamy designs at CB2, recently opened at Westside Provisions District. The 8,350-square-foot…

The Enchantment Resort is tucked into Sedona's Boynton Canyon.
Spiritual Renewal

A Sedona getaway is supercharged with good vibes. I turned 20 in a New York nightclub and 30 on a “tour de Vegas.” To celebrate my fourth decade around the sun, I…

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Head to City Springs to witness the acrobatic feats of this renowned performance troupe.
Super Fly

ACROBATS AMAZE IN SANDY SPRINGS! Decades before YouTube snagged a billion monthly users with uploaded content, The Peking Acrobats were captivating audiences around the globe with their smooth moves, blending artistic beauty…

“Barack Obama” by Kehinde Wiley, oil on canvas, 2018. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. ©2018 Kehinde Wiley.
Commanding View

PRESIDENTIAL PORTRAITS DEBUT AT THE HIGH. Don’t wait to book tickets to “The Obama Portraits Tour,” in town Jan. 14-March 20 at the High Museum of Art. Since the official portraits of…

Arrested Development
BANDING TOGETHER

ROCK OUT TO SUPPORT ALZHEIMER’S! What do Cracker, Arrested Development and Drivin N Cryin have in common other than their Georgia ties? The legendary bands will be headlining the 9th Annual Alzheimer’s…

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Sara Mixon of Tootsies
AN EVENING OF GIVING

Fashion and food shared center stage during “An Evening of Giving: Fashion Showcase with Jonathan Simkhai” in November. Held at the Kimpton Sylvan Hotel in Buckhead, the event welcomed about 80 guests…

Kirk Bouley, Giovanni Tortorici, Maureen Monastra-Vrh, Lou Siccurezza, Scott Saunders and Ray Bouley. (Top Row) Nancy Flaherty, Jarno Kettunen Monica Lodge, Grace Saunders and Pamela Monastra
ARTCAN BY JCM AND JIMMY CHOO

The Veranda’s intimate space in Buckhead Village was bustling in early December when supporters of the JCM Foundation squeezed in for a cocktail party staged with the help of Jimmy Choo. The…

STRING FLING

Led by luminary puppets of dragonflies, owls and cranes, more than 200 guests paraded around the grounds of Judy and Ed Garland’s Kingswood home in October during the Center for Puppetry Arts’…

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