TRANSITIONING YOUR WARDROBE

A LOCAL FASHION DESIGNER SHARES WAYS TO TAKE YOUR CLOSET FROM SUMMER TO FALL

Ashley Wallace’s clothes bring some West Coast vibes to the Deep South.

STORY: Muriel Vega
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna
MODEL: Sydney Butenhoff, MP Management
HAIR AND MAKEUP: Mica David

California-born Ashley Wallace knew early on that she’d become a fashion designer. After a short stint at a national retailer, she jumped into entrepreneurship after earning her […]

JOY TRIBBLE

FOUNDER, THE PLUS STRUT 5K

Wardrobe: Betsy & Adam dress and Steve Madden shoes, courtesy of Macy’s; Simon G ring and Emsarn bracelet and earrings, courtesy of Solomon Brothers Fine Jewelry.

STORY: Karina Antenucci

Atrainer friend challenged Joy Tribble, a plus-size model and Atlanta radio personality of almost 20 years, to participate in a half marathon. When the friend forgot to register them both for the […]

DOGGIES ON THE CATWALK

June 1 was a memorable night at the Greenberg Traurig law firm in Buckhead, as more than 250 guests and a handful of adorable canines descended on its 25th-floor offices for the 12th annual Doggies on the Catwalk.

BY: Karon Warren

Founded by Art Institute of Atlanta professor and style guru E. Vincent Martinez, the event benefits charities such as Canine Assistants, which trains and provides much-needed service […]

A PINE HILLS PROJECT

AN AMATEUR DESIGNER HITS A HOME RUN WITH HER BUCKHEAD FAMILY HOME

Exemplifying Jennifer’s love of texture, the living room boasts a whitewashed pecky cyprus ceiling and Indiana limestone fireplace.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

After living in a townhome, the Brookins family is relishing the space and amenities offered by their custom-built, self-decorated […]

BRINGING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER

Creating opportunities for underserved kids

CCC founder Amy Ziede (top right) joins co-executive director Dara Grant and some costumed youngsters at last year’s fall festival.

BY: Mickey Goodman

In 1994, 12-year-old Sandy Springs resident Amy Zeide heard a news show about a thief stealing toys intended for children at a homeless shelter and was so affected that she decided to use her allowance and babysitting money […]

BROOKLYN BOUND

Loyalists line up for a seat at Sandy Springs institution Brooklyn Cafe

Accompanied by ruby tomatoes and balsamic greens, the smoked salmon is lusciously marbled and fragrant with hickory.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Loyalists line up for a seat at Sandy Springs institution Brooklyn Cafe inspires one of those all-too-infrequent “a-ha” moments in a food writer’s life, a joyful reminder that when you think you’ve […]

SLAYING A DEADLY FOE

One strike against pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer survivor Debra Bradley has traveled to D.C. to meet with legislators to request additional funding for research.

BY: Mickey Goodman

The diagnosis of stage 4 pancreatic cancer was devastating to Debra Bradley, managing director of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Buckhead office. Even more shattering, she was not a surgical candidate because of the location of the tumors. “I immediately […]

ENDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Retired executive chairs major fundraiser

Devoted volunteer Karen Atkins (left) and PADV president Nancy Friauf don aprons to prepare meals at an area safe house.

BY: Mickey Goodman

Getting involved in the Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) was a natural fit for Buckhead resident Karen Atkins, who has personal experience with domestic violence and wanted to help others in similar situations. The organization’s mission is to […]

FOOD NEWS – JULY / AUGUST 2019

 

City Springs in Sandy Springs recently welcomed 1920s-inspired restaurant The Select. Driven by Dave Green and David Lester, the team behind Paces & Vine, and executed by executive chef Matt Rainey, the restaurant’s menu takes inspiration from both American and European cuisine, as well as fresh, farm-to-table cooking. The bar menu highlights seasonal craft cocktails, local beer and wine. theselectatl.com

Mexican food and margaritas have arrived at Northside Parkway’s Whole Foods Market 365. Onsite restaurant […]

TIMOTHY MAURICE

FOUNDER, REAL AZUL TEQUILA

Wardrobe: Bar III suit, INC International Concepts shirt and Cole Haan shoes, courtesy of Macy’s; stud earrings, courtesy of Solomon Brothers Fine Jewelry; hat, his own.

STORY: Jill Becker

It all started with a T-shirt. The launch of Buckhead resident Timothy Maurice’s new tequila line, Real Azul, can be traced back, in a roundabout way, to his sophomore year in college, when […]