BOOKING IT

Buckhead publisher turns writers’ dreams into reality

The author of How I Did It and several other self-published books, Vikki Jones now shares her publishing expertise with others.

STORY: H.M. Cauley

As is the case with so many industries, the world of publishing has evolved under the influence of new technologies. Now, manuscripts that might have grown dusty from the neglect of agents and traditional publishers […]

ALL IN GOOD TASTE

SAMPLE DISHES AND DRINKS FROM SOME OF THE ATL’S TOP EATERIES

BY: Karon Warren

Now in its 17th year, Taste of Atlanta brings together more than 90 area restaurants and chefs whipping up their best dishes for resident and visiting foodies alike. The event starts Friday, Oct. 19, with a kickoff party, with the main events on Saturday and Sunday. “Throughout three days of bites and beverages, Atlanta’s […]

WOWED ON WIEUCA

A YOUNG COUPLE PURCHASES A MODEL HOME IN CHASTAIN EAST

Nearly all white, this Chastain East kitchen offers a faint pop of blue in the glass mosaic backsplash.

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

It was moving day. Jan Nifong was knee deep in boxes at her and boyfriend Brian Craig’s condo when Craig, an attorney with the law firm Wood Craig & Avery, called from […]

EDITOR’S CORNER – OCTOBER 2018

I vividly remember my first concert. I’m vague on the year and exactly how old I was at the time, but I recall the show itself.

It was back in the ’70s and involved the legendary Michael Jackson and his brothers performing at the old Texas Stadium in Dallas. From our cheapest-we-could get nosebleed seats, Michael was a mere speck dancing around the stage, but even from […]

NEWS CLIPS – OCTOBER 2018

BIRD SCOOTERS FLY INTO BUCKHEAD

Residents now have a new rideshare option, thanks to the arrival of Bird scooters. The electric vehicles have roosted all around Buckhead, and users can rent one using the Bird smartphone app. The scooters provide a unique and fun, not to mention more energy-efficient, way to traverse Buckhead’s busy streets. They reach a maximum speed of 15 mph and can travel approximately 15 miles on a single charge. Riders must […]

PIANO MAN

IF YOU’RE GOING TO HURL A LATE-SHOW SONG REQUEST AT IVORIES TICKLER DANIEL DEAL, KEEP IT FUNKY

STORY: Neal Howard
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Whether you’re in the market for a well-priced home or a raucous night of drinks and live music by request, Daniel Deal has you covered. Since arriving in Atlanta with his wife and young daughter 18 months ago, the masterful piano player and Smyrna-area real estate […]

15 MINUTES WITH LONDYN GREEN

“I want to take over the world, but first comes homework.”

TOP CHEF JUNIOR — Season:2 — Pictured: Londyn Green — (Photo by: Chris Haston/Universal Kids)

STORY: Jill Becker

Those are the sage words of 12-year-old Londyn Green, a local middle schooler who has big dreams, and is, in fact, well on her way to making them come true. The seventh grader is already a seasoned […]

HAPPY HAUNTING

THIS ANNUAL SANDY SPRINGS HALLOWEEN EVENT IS A REAL SCREAM

Scare up some fun this month at Haunted Sandy Springs, a free event at the Williams-Payne House (Heritage Sandy Springs Museum). Throughout the evening of Oct. 26, live music, psychic readings, a fire pit with a s’mores bar, a special movie screening and, of course, spirits will preside. “Haunted Sandy Springs is a howling good time,” says […]