A GOOD EGG

Veteran volunteer takes helm of food driven nonprofit

Dedicated volunteer Andrea Jaron is the new executive director of Second Helpings Atlanta.

Dedicated volunteer Andrea Jaron is the new executive director of Second Helpings Atlanta.

BY: Mickey Goodman

Andrea Jaron, the new executive director of Second Helpings Atlanta, brings a rich legacy of volunteerism to the organization. In college, she manned a suicide prevention hotline, and while in […]

THE PERFECT ONE-MATCH FIRE

Nothing gets us through the dark, cold winter like a warm, crackling fire.

BY: Giannina S. Bedford

The key is starting one without a fuss and keeping it going long enough to relax and enjoy it. Leroy Hite and his company, Cutting Edge Firewood, which he founded in 2013, supplies and delivers high-quality firewood that ensures an idyllic fireside experience— minus the smoky, smelly mess. Each piece of […]

START IT AND STICK TO IT!

How to begin a wellness routine that lasts

STORY: Karina Antenucci

TYLER POTTS

TYLER POTTS

It can be overwhelming to start working out and eating better if you haven’t ever really done it, or it’s been a while. Many people start a new routine in a new year and then drop it around four to eight weeks later, says […]

15 MINUTES WITH JAY GOULD

It’s been reported that in Atlanta, Buckhead has the least amount of public park space per capita. Jay Gould is working hard to change that.

JAY GOULD

JAY GOULD

STORY: Jill Becker
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

The Buckhead resident is the recently instated chairman of the board of HUB404, a proposed multi-purpose, 8-acre green space that would sit above Ga. 400. The president and CEO of Interface, a global […]

SWEAT TECH

Products that support your workouts with cutting-edge materials and functionality

House Fly

Flywheel Home Bike

STORY: Karina Antenucci

House Fly

Now you can get your favorite spin classes in the comfort of your own home with a Flywheel Home Bike ($1,699, or $121 per month for 24 months). Ride anytime with the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi-enabled at-home exercise bike, which streams live classes as well as offers an on-demand […]

GET STEEPED

SAVORING THE RITUAL OF MATCHA TEA

STORY: Angela Hansberger

Tranquil voices, the gentle sound of a bamboo whisk, steaming bowls of foamed molten vibrant green—there’s so much more to a cup of matcha than pouring hot water over crushed tea leaves. Matcha is Zen in a cup. Matcha is on drink menus and in pastry cases these days in everything from ice cream to doughnuts. You can even […]

BEAUTY IN TRAINING

Elaine Sterling teaches the next generation of estheticians

STORY: H.M. Cauley
Photo: Sara Hanna

Beauty expert Elaine Sterling left a lot behind when she moved from South Africa to Atlanta, but two things have stayed with her. First, she still has the remnant of an accent, and second, she’s still a devotee of skincare, beauty and spa treatments, and of teaching the next generation of estheticians.

The ongoing passion for […]

A SPEEDY RECOVERY

If you’ve overdone it and are feeling post-workout aches and pains, and an ice pack isn’t cutting it, consider cryotherapy.

STORY: Jill Becker

In this technique, the body is exposed to extremely cold temperatures for short bursts of time, which helps reduce inflammation, ease joint pain and muscle soreness, and increase blood flow. “Fitness enthusiasts, including many pro athletes, use it because it speeds up recovery times, allowing […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – January / February 2020

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

A glass of Sicilian Morgante Nero d’Avola is the perfect accompaniment to the flavorful chicken parmigiana at Cibo e Beve.

A glass of Sicilian Morgante Nero d’Avola is the perfect accompaniment to the flavorful chicken parmigiana at Cibo e Beve.

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

ANIS CAFÉ & BISTRO

Anis is everything you’d hope […]

PLENTY TO CROW ABOUT

The Atlanta Hawks’ Million Meal Pack event surpasses its lofty goals

STORY: Mickey Goodman
Photos: Kat Goduco Photo Crew

When a professional Atlanta sports team, a civic minded corporation and area citizens join hands, great things happen. Case in point: The Atlanta Hawks, State Farm and 5,000 volunteers came together at the Million Meal Pack event at State Farm Arena last October to pack 1,020,672 meals to help combat food […]