Michael Jacobs

Jack-of-all-trades writer covering almost anything but beauty and fashion at Simply Buckhead; fond of flamingos and sloths.

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MEAGHAN TAYLOR
A VOICE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

With Women in Radio, Meaghan Taylor is making airwaves more representative. Meaghan Taylor doesn’t need…

Amy Brown comedy
RADIATING HUMOR

Physicist’s wife Amy Brown mines comedy’s nuclear core. Amy Brown was eating Cheez-Its and drinking…

Joe Alterman
IN THE KEY OF COMFORT

Joe Alterman shares the joy of his own music and Jewish culture. Musician Joe Alterman…

THEATER TRADITION

Mother and daughter star on and off stage in Sandy Springs. Jan Collins and her…

GOING GLOBAL

Radio syndication has Ryan Cameron ready to win beyond his hometown. Ryan Cameron’s 12th floor…

Michael Hahn and Dan Rosenfelt say that advances in construction tech enable them not to charge higher prices for the use of Electric Owl’s sustainable facilities.
PRODUCING WISDOM

Electric Owl showcases film and TV sustainability. The filmmaking version of a boutique hotel chain…

AT HOME WITH HISTORY

A short documentary tells how a classic Buckhead mansion lives in the modern world. A…

Solidarity Sandy Springs works with schools such as the Mount Vernon School to add meaning and fun to volunteering.
Teach Your Children Well

KIDS CAN MAKE THE COMMUNITY BETTER NOW AND LEARN TO GIVE BACK FOR A LIFETIME.…

Self-taught fashion photographer Neville Forbes highlights his style with local models in his first book.
Flashing Talent

Neville Forbes brings a sense of fashion to the camera and a new book! Neville…

Winging It

NEW APPROACHES HELP YOUNG NONPROFITS TAKE FLIGHT! More than 30,000 nonprofit organizations operate in Atlanta,…

Justin Ball
THE GAMBLER

Justin Ball bets on his ability to deepen Stage Door’s community ties. Justin Ball acknowledges…

LAUGHING TOWARD RETIREMENT

Taking up comedy in your 60s, says Kurt Blumthal, 61, means that after you put…

Artist Michi Meko
Hooked on Heroic Journeys

Artist Michi Meko’s outdoor life helps him delve deep inside himself. Michi Meko won MOCA…

FUN LONG AFTER 60

Seniors aren’t letting age slow them down as they keep in step with activities that…

Cappadocia, Turkey, is renowned as a destination for hot-air balloon tours.
FLYING HIGH

Travelers are eager to get away, but they need to pack patience! Prices are rising,…

The northern lights are vivid above the glass igloos of Finland’s Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort.
CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

From eating to volunteering, travel can fit your desires! Travel can be so much more…

THANKSGIVING CAN BE FUN AND MEANINGFUL WITHOUT A FAMILY DINNER
FEAST OF FRIENDSHIP

THANKSGIVING CAN BE FUN AND MEANINGFUL WITHOUT A FAMILY DINNER. Friendsgiving appealed to Atlanta artist…

Peabo Bryson
STANDING UP FOR LOVE

Peabo Bryson keeps a steady rhythm in a changing world. Peabo Bryson loves his life.…

MARC GORLIN
UNENDING ROAD SHOW

MARC GORLIN KEEPS ROADIE ROLLING ALONG WITH UPS. Marc Gorlin, founder and CEO of the…

Thomas Prevatt
TRIPLE NUMBERS GAME

STARTUP SUCCESS STARTS BY SORTING THROUGH SETS OF THREE. Starting a business on sound financial…

KABIR BARDAY ONETRUST
HEART OF INNOVATION

BUCKHEAD HAS WHAT BUSINESS BUILDERS NEED TO SUCCEED! All the elements for entrepreneurship come together…

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”…

Robert Stewart
ROBERT STEWART

Fusion leader merges educational individualization and community. Robert Stewart leads by example. The Fusion Academy…

TED KALB
TED KALB

Iraq vet builds a new career in luxury wood. Competition is nothing new for Ted…

ARTISTIC ASSETS
ARTISTIC ASSETS

A collection’s beauty could be aesthetic, financial or both! The collecting line between fun and…

Simon Guobadia loves the luxury of the latest European cars
FAST, NOT FURIOUS

Simon Guobadia loves the luxury of the latest European cars! Perhaps it’s no surprise that…

Estroff and Erica Key sample the fruits of their “Rest Stop Recipe” labor, blueberry cobbler with cardamom whipped cream.
A MOVABLE FEAST

Skye Estroff hits the road for tales of tasty towns. Skye Estroff’s streaming show “Foodie…

SAFE TICKET BETS

Win with trusted brokers, electronic transfers and patience. Buying tickets to sporting events used to…

Atlanta United defender Mikey Ambrose
PASSION PLAYS

COMMUNITY SERVICE ISN’T A GAME FOR SOME ATHLETE! Professional athletes’ team passion and personal history…