TURN UP THE HEAT

Winters can be harsh, and sometimes the only consolation to a long, frigid day is the thought of cozying up at home. Start the new year right by creating a warm, welcoming space by adding these simple cold-weather hacks into your life.

Cozy Pom Pom Throw

Cozy Pom Pom Throw

STORY: Jessica Dauler

Hammer Tone Commercial Patio Heater ($499)

Much […]

DRIVE TIME

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW AS YOUR TEEN PREPARES TO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW AS YOUR TEEN PREPARES TO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL

STORY: Karon Warren

Getting a driver’s license is a milestone for teenagers that easily ranks at the top of their to-do lists as their Sweet 16 approaches. However, for both teens and their parents, preparing for the big event needs to start well before […]

A HOME GYM GUIDE

Local fitness gurus offer their recommendations for equipment you can use at home

STORY: Nicole Letts

Megan Armstrong
Personal trainer

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: Gliding Discs, available on Amazon, $12

TARGET MUSCLES: Core, legs, obliques and upper body

HOW TO USE: There are varying exercises you can do with the discs, but the goal is to move slow and controlled to keep tension on the muscles; […]

BUZZ – January / February 2020

Derrick Adams’ mixed-media collage Runway No. 1

Derrick Adams’ mixed-media collage Runway No. 1

BY: Karon Warren

“PATRICK KELLY, THE JOURNEY”

Jan. 14-July 19
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In this exhibit at the SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film, artist Derrick Adams reflects on the life and work of famed African American fashion designer Patrick Kelly. To inspire his creations, Adams delved into the Patrick Kelly archives […]

GET SALTY

HALOTHERAPY IS THE LATEST WELLNESS CRAZE

The recent renovations at The Whitley hotel include a new therapeutic salt room.

The recent renovations at The Whitley hotel include a new therapeutic salt room.

STORY: Nicole Letts

While breathing in salty air at the beach is often credited with bringing serenity, there’s more truth in the healing benefits of salt than you might think. In fact, halotherapy, the technical […]

“THE GREATEST” RETURNS

THE PREMIERE OF A NEW DOCUMENTARY SHARES AN INSPIRING ATLANTA STORY

The documentary Ali’s Comeback tells the story of how a group of Atlantans, including businessman Robert Kassel (top photo, on right), former mayor Sam Massell (middle photo) and Senator Leroy Johnson (bottom photo), arranged for boxer Muhammad Ali to stage his big comeback fight. The documentary Ali’s Comeback tells the story of how a […]

OPEN WIDE!

Dentist Hugh Flax’s new book aims to take a bite out of tooth terror

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Sandy Springs dentist Hugh Flax has heard all the corny jokes as well as the terrifying stories of people traumatized by the mere idea of making a dental appointment. It started early, in 1979, when he was accepted to Emory University’s (now closed) dental school.

“I was watching [the movie] Marathon Man […]

IN FULL BLOOM

Healthy food cafe Flower Child blossoms in Sandy Springs

Flower Child’s decor is as light and fun as its food.

Flower Child’s decor is as light and fun as its food. Interior photo: Mia Yakel

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

The tender and juicy grass-fed beef in the Forbidden Rice bowl could rival any chophouse in town. […]

ESCAPE TO UNDISCOVERED MEXICO

Villa del Palmar resort offers luxury on the quiet side of our southern neighbor

At Villa del Palmar, you'll enjoy scenic views of the property and beyond from the privacy of your own balcony.

At Villa del Palmar, you’ll enjoy scenic views of the property and beyond from the privacy of your own balcony.

STORY: Karon Warren

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ICE COLD

Nitrolicious brings liquid nitrogen ice cream to Buckhead

BY: Lia Picard
Photos: cromwellparkes.com

Don’t let the cold outside keep you from a cool treat. After owning a Häagen-Dazs franchise, Ken Mansfield and his business partners, Tanja McPeters and Natasha Mann, recently opened their own ice cream shop, Nitrolicious. But it’s not your typical ice cream parlor, as the ice cream is made instantly in front of you with liquid […]