The NFL Tackles Hunger

A pre-Super Bowl “Party with a Purpose” supports a local food bank

Through the Taste of the NFL event, restaurateurs such as Wayne Kostroski (below) and Atlanta’s own Kevin Rathbun (far left, posing with celebrity foodie Andrew Zimmern), have helped raise $26 million for food banks across the nation.

STORY: Mickey Goodman

In 1992, restaurateur Wayne Kostroski was chairman of the restaurant committee for the Super […]

A Walk on the Wild Side of Animal Ownership

SOME LOCAL RESIDENTS’ PETS HAVE FEATHERS AND SCALES INSTEAD OF FUR

Cockatiel Nacho surveys his domain.

STORY: Laura J. Moss

According to the American Pet Products Association, 68 percent of U.S. households own a pet, and while the vast majority of them are cats and dogs, not all of our furry friends are. In fact, many of them aren’t even furry.

Thirteen percent of U.S. households are […]

LITTLE BOOK, BIG MESSAGE

A local mom’s first work is inspired by lessons for her own kids

Lissa Webber with her own puppy, Ladybug.

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Growing up in Buckhead, where she attended Morris Brandon Elementary and Sutton Middle School, Lissa Webber was enamored of writing. But after graduating from the University of North Carolina, her career path led her in an opposite direction. First were the years as […]

IN THE TRENCHES

A trench is a coat that remains current despite a 100-year-plus history. These timeless coverings are not only practical, their style longevity also makes them a closet essential for both men and women.

Burberry Vintage Check Cotton Trench Coat

STORY: Jessica Dauler

Burberry Vintage Check Cotton Trench Coat ($2,390)

The ever-recognizable Burberry check is as much a symbol of casual luxury and contemporary elegance as it is […]

EDITOR’S CORNER – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2019

Jami Gertz is one of the nicest people you’ll meet. I discovered this fact recently over a leisurely lunch with the actress at Chops Lobster Bar. She is warm, friendly and down-to-earth—the exact opposite of a Hollywood diva who could put on airs given her long list of impressive acting credits.

Now living in Buckhead the majority of the year and concentrating on her job as one […]

DISCONNECTING TO BETTER CONNECT

The importance of logging off our devices for maintaining a healthy relationship.

“Often, our perception of ‘the problem’ is usually the problem itself.” – Lori Whatley

STORY: Juliette Cheatham
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

In her recently published book, Effects of Texting on Marital Relationships, clinical psychologist Lori Whatley, who resides and practices in Buckhead, offers research-backed commentary about how the digital age of texting has created a new […]

HEARTH AND HOME

Cozy up to one of Sandy Springs’ favorite pizza taverns

The ever-popular Ring of Fire is as close to perfection as pizza gets.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Hearth’s roasted Brussels sprouts are drizzled with a touch of sweet balsamic vinegar.

Hearth Pizza Tavern has a real urban feel, like the buzz of a city subway, […]

CLARK GABLE SLEPT HERE!

Atlanta’s historic Georgian Terrace hotel still shines a century later

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Atlanta isn’t known for its wealth of historic architecture. Sure, we have the Swan House in Buckhead, the iconic Georgia State Capitol building downtown and the L.P. Grant mansion in Grant Park. But none of these invite visitors to unpack their bags and soak up the city’s past in as glamorous a style as The […]

SANDRA GOLDEN

SAVVY SPORTS TALK RADIO HOST

Wardrobe: Terani Couture mermaid bandage dress, courtesy of Elite Pour La Vie.

STORY: Carl Danbury
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Sandra Golden is the very definition of a consummate pro. Back in October, the audacious sports talk trendsetter, who can be heard every weekday from 6 to 9 a.m. on The Front Row on 680 The Fan, was traveling back and forth between Atlanta […]

SU LONGMAN

TIRELESS CEO AND PHILANTHROPIST

Wardrobe: Portia & Scarlett ostrich feather gown, her own, from Elite Pour La Vie.

STORY: Lisa R. Schoolcraft
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Su Longman may very well be one of the hardest-working women in Buckhead. The petite powerhouse is the co-founder, CEO and majority stockholder of Atlanta-based Pallet Central Enterprises (PCE), which has 20 regional offices throughout the U.S. and clients in South America, […]