PASSION-DRIVEN DECOR

A BROOKHAVEN COUPLE’S HIGH-STYLE INTERIOR PUTS FAMILY AND FUN FIRST

The formal living room showcases an eye-catching painting purchased on a trip to South Africa.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Colin Meadows and Zora Foote, with son, Hamilton, created a home that reflects their love of hosting guests and hanging out.

Personalizing a home is […]

PASS THE CHOPSTICKS

Taste culture and tradition at Nakato Japanese Restaurant

Your first visit to Nakato? Consider ordering a combo plate so you can sample a variety of dishes from across the menu.

STORY: Hope S. Philbrick
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Pay a little extra per person to enjoy dining in the private tatami rooms that can accommodate up to […]

WRITE THIS DOWN

In this age of technology, there’s something to be said about writing by hand. For many, pens bring back memories of school days, while for others they’re a status symbol or treasured gift. Here are five stylish writing utensils that will have you wanting to ditch going digital in favor of pen and paper.

Tiffany & Co. Executive Tiffany T-clip Retractable Ballpoint Pen in […]

FROM PAN TO PAGE

After years of nurturing successful restaurants, chef Ford Fry whips up his first cookbook

Be it fajitas or flan, Ford Fry’s new Tex-Mex tome has it all.

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Atlantans have long enjoyed dining at Ford Fry restaurants. In Buckhead alone, the Texasborn chef is behind the flavors of St. Cecilia, King + Duke and Superica, while also overseeing operations at nine other eateries around […]

TAKING IT TO THE STREETS

EVENT ENCOURAGES ATLANTANS TO DITCH THEIR CARS FOR THE DAY

BY: Karon Warren

On June 9, enjoy Atlanta like never before when some of its streets close down to cars and open up to pedestrians. Through Atlanta Streets Alive, an initiative of the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, the cross-city route will stretch nearly 9 miles from east to west along Howell Mill Road, Marietta Street, Decatur Street and DeKalb […]

WHERE TO PARK YOUR PICNIC

SIX SWEET SPOTS FOR YOUR ALFRESCO FEAST

Chastain Park – Carson Matthews Photography

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

When the urge strikes to eat outdoors, you needn’t look far. Here are six favorite neighborhood spots, each with its own appeal.

1. CHASTAIN PARK

Spanning 268 acres, Chastain is Atlanta’s largest city park and has everything you need for a fun and fabulous outing, from jogging paths and tennis courts […]

FLEXING MOMMY MUSCLES

Helping women stay fit during pregnancy, not just after

STORY: Nicole Letts

Katie Scharf is the happily married, proud mom of two boys. Beyond these important roles, Scharf also holds a few other titles. She’s a certified perinatal fitness trainer, a certified personal trainer and a women’s strength specialist. She’s also the owner and lead trainer behind Strength in Moms, an in-home personal training company servicing Brookhaven, Sandy […]

RUN, ATLANTA, RUN

THE AJC PEACHTREE ROAD RACE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

Jason Getz

BY: Karon Warren

Food, friends and fireworks remain an integral part of every Fourth of July celebration, but for many Atlantans, there’s one more tradition required: the AJC Peachtree Road Race. The world’s largest, the annual 10K brings together runners, walkers and spectators to Peachtree Road starting in Buckhead and finishing at Piedmont Park. This year, […]

HITTING THE BIG 4-0

In a city where restaurants and other businesses often come and go in the blink of an eye, Johnny’s Hideaway in Buckhead has maintained its longevity.

Photo credit: Henri Hollis

BY: Karon Warren

In fact, the iconic Roswell Road dance club and eatery, which bills itself as “Atlanta’s only nightclub for big kids,” is celebrating its 40th birthday this year. Patrons both young and old go […]

A DEEPER LOOK

PHOTOGRAPHER TURNS HIS LENS ON PEACHTREE CREEK

©2019 David Kaufman

BY: Karon Warren

Although most Atlantans may only give Peachtree Creek a quick glance when they drive over it on Piedmont or Peachtree roads, photographer and historian David Kaufman decided to take a closer look at the waterway.

In 1990, he researched its history and photographed the creek from […]