SKY’S THE LIMIT

At a lavish affair held recently at the Flourish event space in Buckhead, more than 700 guests gathered for the annual Sky’s the Limit fundraiser.

Hosted by the Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF), a local nonprofit that provides interest-free loans to Jewish students seeking higher education, the soldout event raised more than $500,000 towards the cause, including a $150,000 matching gift contributed anonymously by two JELF families. Attendees spent the early part of the evening […]

LOTS OF LOCAL LODGING

A TONY TRIO AMONG ATLANTA’S POOL OF HOT NEW HOTELS

The opening gates of SunTrust Park are steps from the lobby of the Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta, providing unrivaled views of the ballpark from the hotel’s guestrooms.

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford

New hotels are popping up all over Atlanta, and several more distinct properties are in the works. Canopy by Hilton Atlanta Midtown and […]

HALLOWEEN ISN’T JUST FOR HUMANS

Here’s how to find or make an un-fur-gettable pet costume

A group of doggies known as That Dood Squad donned ghostly attire for the bootiful photo, Photo: Shelby Rae Photographs

STORY: Laura J. Moss

According to the National Retail Federation, about 16 percent of American families will dress up their pets for Halloween this year. But while kitties and canines in costumes are undeniably cute, there […]

SHOWSTOPPERS

A peek at the incredible lineup at the new Performing Arts Center at City Springs

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Arts and culture lovers looking for music, dance, outdoor movies, author lectures and other ways to be entertained need travel no farther than the new gem of Sandy Springs. The Performing Arts Center at City Springs opened in August, yet in the few months since then, it’s already established itself […]

BLOW, JOE, BLOW

WHY JAZZ BAND LEADER JOE GRANSDEN IS WILLING TO RISK EVEN BASIC LIP FUNCTION TO KEEP THE GENRE ALIVE

STORY: Neal Howard
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Roughly 10 years ago, when Joe Gransden met Kenny G at a party hosted by Clint Eastwood, there was instant chemistry. “We hit it off pretty good,” Gransden says of befriending the international sax superstar, who recently lent a tenor solo to the title […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – OCTOBER 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Ceviche de ahi atun— raw tuna with spicy ponzu sauce—is a fusion favorite at Eclipse di Luna.

BY: Wendell Brock, Rebecca Cha and Angela Hansberger
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

1KEPT KITCHEN & BAR

This hidden, club-like space took over the home of old-school French restaurant Toulouse in 2013. Manned by a trio of chefs with equal authority, the collaborative kitchen […]

ODE TO LOVE

There’s more to Agra, India, than the dazzling Taj Mahal

The author, dwarfed by the Taj Mahal, takes a moment to appreciate its beauty.

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

Love has inspired some of history’s best poetry, literature and architecture. In 1632, a broken heart motivated Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to build the spectacular Taj Mahal in honor of his first and favorite wife, Persian princess Mumtaz […]

TURNING TREASURES INTO CASH

Streamlining charitable donations

BY: Mickey Goodman

Genna Brown, a senior lecturer of finance at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, has found a way to help homeowners easily turn valued items into charitable donations via her recently formed 501(c)(3) nonprofit, Givin.

“The idea came from a finance student who wanted to start a stock exchange for nonprofits,” says the Buckhead resident. “I told him […]

THE EYES HAVE IT

Creams, serums and gels to keep your peepers looking their best

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

“The eyes are a window to the soul” is an oft-quoted adage, so it makes sense we’d want to take extra care to keep our “windows” looking bright and beautiful. From efficient treatments to luxury creams, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite products to keep your eyes looking youthful.

Handle With Care

Our eyes […]

DRESSED FOR SUCCESS

TWO BUCKHEAD MENSWEAR EXPERTS OFFER POINTERS FOR FINDING THE PERFECT DRESS SHIRT

When paired with jeans, the right dress shirt can exude a sense of comfortable sophistication. Courtesy of Hammer Made

STORY: Amy Meadows

Jason Hammerberg

Guys, whether a special event or an important business meeting is on your calendar, you’ll want to look your best. […]