SMALL TOWN, BIG ADVENTURES

Black Mountain, North Carolina, offers a charming alternative to nearby Asheville

Nestled in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the town of Black Mountain boasts a quaint downtown district.

Nestled in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the town of Black Mountain boasts a quaint downtown district.

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Ready for some fall foliage viewing but sort of over the Asheville scene? That mecca […]

DESERT DISCOVERY

Scottsdale is a prominent part of Arizona’s allure

Pinnacle Peak is a popular morning hike for visitors and locals.

Pinnacle Peak is a popular morning hike for visitors and locals.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford
Photos courtesy of Experience Scottsdale

Hotel Valley Ho has been modernized but still retains its hip '50s vibe Hotel Valley Ho has been modernized […]

A NEW INCARNATION

Following a multimillion-dollar renovation that began in fall 2018, The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, recently unveiled its new look.

BY: Karon Warren

Photos: Kimberly Evans

The updates included a redesign of all guestrooms, a remodeled reception area and lobby, the addition of a 5,000-square-foot ballroom and renovations to the Trade Root Restaurant and Lounge. The Spa at The Whitley also […]

NEWS CLIPS – OCTOBER 2019

BY: Karon Warren

MACY’S NOW OFFERS CUSTOM TAILORING

For gentlemen who have a hard time finding an outfit with the perfect fit, Macy’s at Lenox Square is ready to help through its new Tailor Square Made to Measure service. Introduced at 15 Macy’s stores nationwide, the program helps customers not only with men’s suits, but also trousers, jackets and shirts. Working with a personal stylist, customers can select the […]

MAKING MAGIC

Fun for young surgical patients

Scottish Rite patients Lexie and Malachi Delaney pose with Lego character Emmet at the hospital's new Magic Mobile Unit.

Scottish Rite patients Lexie and Malachi Delaney pose with Lego character Emmet at the hospital’s new Magic Mobile Unit.

BY: Mickey Goodman

Lexie and Malachi Delany are all too familiar with pre-surgery routines at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Hospital. The […]

THIRD TIME’S A CHARM

The recently rebranded Waldorf Astoria affords a luxury stay smack in the heart of Buckhead

king terrace suite features space and luxury galore.

king terrace suite features space and luxury galore.

STORY: Jill Becker

The old adage “the only thing constant is change” has proven true for one upscale Buckhead hotel property. What began as the Mansion on Peachtree […]

SPREADING CHEER

Local company turning 85 performs 85 acts of kindness

Georgia's Own Credit Union celebrated its 85th birthday by doing 85 good deeds, from handing out free popsicles to rewarding public school teachers.

Georgia’s Own Credit Union celebrated its 85th birthday by doing 85 good deeds, from handing out free popsicles to rewarding public school teachers.

STORY: Mickey Goodman

As the 85th anniversary of Georgia’s Own Credit Union […]

PROVIDING MOBILITY

Orthopedic surgeon volunteers at home and abroad

Dr. Mark Hanna, shown with his family at the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis, was one of the event’s top fundraisers.

BY: Mickey Goodman

For his philanthropic work with Operation Walk USA, Mercy Care Atlanta and the Arthritis Foundation, Resurgens Orthopaedics surgeon Mark Hanna was named a Medical Honoree for the Arthritis Foundation’s May 2019 Walk to Cure […]

SERIAL VOLUNTEER

Area realtor gives back in a big way

Wick Garrard (left) and Ellen Sacchi (center) join Erin Yabroudy at the Piedmont Park Conservancy's 21st annual Landmark Luncheon.

Wick Garrard (left) and Ellen Sacchi (center) join Erin Yabroudy at the Piedmont Park Conservancy’s 21st annual Landmark Luncheon.

BY: Mickey Goodman

Busy Buckhead-based Harry Norman Realtors agent Erin Yabroudy is a tireless volunteer and has been heavily involved with […]

LEARNING YOUR CBDS

While marijuana isn’t legal in Georgia, almost anyone can enjoy the benefits of CBD-infused products.

Kat's Naturals Relax CBD Hemp Oil

Kat’s Naturals Relax CBD Hemp Oil

STORY: Jessica Dauler

Also known as cannabidiol, CBD is a legal, non-psychoactive oil (meaning you won’t get high) that’s very different from regular and medical marijuana. Commonly used as a natural alternative to treat dozens of conditions from anxiety to […]