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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STILL STANDING OUT  FROM THE CROWD

THE GREAT STORIES DON’T END WITH APPEARANCES ON OUR COVER Entertainers, athletes, authors, chefs, advocates,…

LIVING A DESIGNER’S DREAM

MELANIE TURNER AND HER FAMILY ARE AT HOME IN THE PINK CASTLE Melanie Turner had…

Dominique Wilkins
STILL SOARING AT 60

DOMINIQUE WILKINS EXTENDS HIS DOMINANCE TO NONPROFITS AND PODCASTS Basketball Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins’…

JEFF HILIMIRE
ENGAGING WITH CAPITALISM’S GOOD SIDE

IS GROWING AN ARMY THAT INSPIRES HAPPINESS Jeff Hilimire once built businesses to sell them,…

LAUGHING HIS WAY TO THE BANK

STAND-UP IS A SIDE GIG FOR MORTGAGE BANKER KEVIN DWYER STORY: Michael Jacobs PHOTOS: Sara…

SHAY BENTLEY GRIFFIN

CASTING DIRECTOR MENTORS A STATE INDUSTRY STORY: Michael Jacobs PHOTOS: Sara Hanna Shay Bentley Griffin…

MATT PHILLIBEN

STUNTMAN DOES HIS OWN ACTING STORY: Michael Jacobs PHOTOS: Sara Hanna Detroit native Matt Philliben,…

JENNIFER LONG

NONPROFIT EXEC WORKS FOR INDUSTRY GENDER EQUITY STORY: Michael Jacobs PHOTOS: Sara Hanna Sandy Springs…

THE REEL DEAL

FROM ON-SCREEN TALENT TO BEHIND-THE-SCENES ENTREPRENEURS, THESE EIGHT INDIVIDUALS HELP THE FILM INDUSTRY ROLL IN…

DEBORAH RILEY DRAPER

WRITER-DIRECTOR TELLS OVERLOOKED STORIES STORY: Michael Jacobs PHOTOS: Sara Hanna Deborah Riley Draper is a…

RYAN MILLSAP

REAL ESTATE INVESTOR MAKES ALL THE WORLD HIS SOUNDSTAGE STORY: Michael Jacobs PHOTOS: Sara Hanna…

REBECCA ADAMS

ACTRESS ASPIRES TO BREAK THROUGH STORY: Michael Jacobs PHOTOS: Sara Hanna Rebecca Adams is part…

JASON LOCKHART

ACTOR-TURNED-AGENT TURNS HIS BACK ON L.A. STORY: Michael Jacobs PHOTOS: Sara Hanna Jason Lockhart tasted…

CHRIS LEDOUX

VFX ARTIST HONES HIS BUSINESS CRAFT STORY: Michael Jacobs PHOTOS: Sara Hanna Chris LeDoux and…

STONE, STEEL, GLASS AND LIGHT

OLD AND NEW BEAUTY TAKE MANY FORMS IN THE AREA’S IMPRESSIVE ARCHITECTURE STORY: Michael Jacobs…

DREAM MACHINES

THE FANTASY CARS OF SIX NOTABLE ATLANTANS Dream cars are as diverse as the people…

THE FIX IS IN

Using groundbreaking orthobiologics, Dr. Ken Mautner heals Atlanta’s pro athletes, weekend warriors and more STORY:…

LIFE IS RICH

A comedian’s podcast pursues happiness with money STORY: Michael Jacobs Photos: Mike Carano Being one…

TRAE YOUNG

POINT GUARD, ATLANTA HAWKS STORY: Michael Jacobs Trae Young wasn’t supposed to be here. When…

THE ART OF THE REVIEW

Film critic Stephen Michael Brown shares his search for the creative and different on the…

ENDURING ULTRA HIGHS

Justin Epstein chases the physical and mental challenges of vertical climbs and 100-mile runs STORY:…

“I PROBABLY FAIL AT SOMETHING 10 TIMES A WEEK. I WORK AS HARD AS I CAN SO I CAN GO TO BED AND FEEL LIKE A SUCCESS.”
FITNESS HEAVYWEIGHT

Jamie Weeks is beefing up his ever-increasing stronghold of Orangetheory franchises and Motion Stretch Studios…

MAX SANCHEZ

WHITE SALON AND SPA The owner of White Salon and Spa in Buckhead, Max Sanchez…