WHAT TO PACK IN YOUR BASKET

Not sure what to take on your outdoor feast? We put together the ultimate picnic roundup, from gear to grub.

STORY: Karina Antenucci

1. Picnic Time Bristol Picnic Basket ($126)

Just grab this cute woven wicker basket and go. It’s loaded with all of the accessories you need for a picnic for two, including plates, forks, knives and spoons, as well as salt and pepper shakers, a corkscrew and […]

A FASHION TOUCHDOWN

Shena Simmons designs apparel for game-day-ready gals of all ages

STORY: Caroline Cox

Throughout Shena Simmons’ life, she’s lived in different states, had different job titles and worked in vastly different industries. But her love of football has remained constant. The Florida native landed in Atlanta in 2012 to earn her MBA from Emory, and after falling in love with the city, she and her husband decided to […]

BUCKHEAD RESTAURANTS MAKE THE LIST

FOUR LOCAL EATERIES ARE NAMED AMONG THE COUNTRY’S BEST OF THE BEST

Blue Ridge Grill’s Georgia trout

BY: Lia Picard

Making any list is an accomplishment, but to make restaurant reservation platform OpenTable’s “100 Best Restaurants in America” is especially so. Such is the case for four Buckhead restaurants. Umi, Atlas, Bones and Blue Ridge Grill were chosen for the accolade based on an analysis of […]

THE SKIN GAME

PREPARING FOR SUMMER WITH THE SEASON’S HOTTEST BEAUTY TREATMENTS

STORY: Rebecca Cha

In additional to general dermatology, Casey Powell is an expert injector of everything from Sculptra to Kybella. Nathan Morgan Photography

Summer is upon us, and that means shedding some of those clothes and showing off more skin. So even if you’re not going to be strutting […]

KIDS RAISING MONEY FOR KIDS

Creating awareness for autism.

Twin power: Jesse Faller, Luke Greenfield, Sophie Greenfield and Cole Faller kick off last year’s Go Long For Luke tournament.

BY: Mickey Goodman

In 2013, Go Long For Luke, a flag football tournament, was created by Luke Greenfield’s twin sister, Sophie, and their friends Cole and Jesse Faller—also twins— after meeting at their school in East Hills, New York.

Cole’s poem, My Buddy […]

ATLANTA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY’S WELCOME TO OUR NEIGHBORHOOD GALA

Among the 500 attendees at Atlanta Habitat for Humanity’s recent Welcome to Our Neighborhood gala was Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who rushed to the event after sending her teenage son off to his first prom

Photos: Paula Bond Heller

Also in attendance was noted home improvement guru Chip Wade. The Emmy-winning HGTV host acted as auctioneer for the “mission moment,” in which event goers were able to donate […]

SWEET CITY DREAMS

Luxuriate in the middle of the action with a stay overlooking Ponce City Market

The Jade Loft, one of Atlanta Luxury Rentals’ properties, has a prime spot overlooking the Ponce City Market lawn.

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin
Photos Courtesy of Atlanta Luxury Rentals

My husband and I have had the same conversation at least 50 times in the five years since we built our home near Brookhaven. […]

GEORGIA CENTER FOR CHILD ADVOCACY CHANGE MAKERS BREAKFAST

Plentiful tears were shed at the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy’s annual Change Makers Breakfast recently as former Emory University student Rachel Thomas stood at the podium and bravely told her story of going from being a junior at one of the area’s top universities to becoming a victim of sex trafficking.

Photos: Paula Bond Heller

A champion for sexually and physically abused children since 1987, the GCCA […]

MORE TIME TO SERVE

Retirement provides a golden opportunity for one area resident.

Dan Miller digs in to help plant 100 trees in south Atlanta in conjunction with the Arbor Day Foundation.

BY: Mickey Goodman

For Dan Miller, former vice president and general manager for the Atlanta region at Enterprise Holdings, retirement is not about slowing down but rather ramping up his involvement in the Atlanta community. He’s already been […]

EDITOR’S CORNER – JUNE 2019

I’m originally from Dallas, Texas, and when I moved to Atlanta way back in 2005, I discovered that it’s a lot like Dallas, just with more parks and trees.

I was surprised to find, in fact, how much green space there is in Atlanta, from everybody’s favorite Piedmont Park to lesser-known spots such as Lullwater Park. As the construction boom continues throughout the city and the skyline […]