BUCKHEAD NEWS CLIPS – JULY / AUGUST 2019

MENSWEAR RETAILER OPENS PEACHTREE BATTLE SHOP

Joining its sister location and the company headquarters in Buckhead, menswear clothier Onward Reserve recently opened a new storefront in the Peachtree Battle Shopping Center. With stores in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington, D.C., owner and founder TJ Callaway sought to create a brand that is “authentically Southern” and “laid-back but unwavering in quality.” The shop’s shelves are stocked with everything a stylish Atlantan needs, from shirts […]

SUN SMART

The next generation of sunscreen products still perform the required tasks, but now offer a handful of additional cosmetic benefits.

Whether you choose a formula from the products shown that offer added bells and whistles or stick to the basics, there’s no excuse for not protecting your skin this summer and beyond.

Bare Republic Diamond Dust Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF […]

AVALON FOR ALL

Check in to Alpharetta’s Hotel at Avalon for an entertainment-packed escape

From sidewalk cafes and a movie theater to a bevy of wellknown retailers, Avalon attracts visitors from near and far.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford

Approximately 20 miles north of Buckhead, Alpharetta is far enough away but still close enough to be the ideal location for a quick getaway from the hustle of central city life. […]

HOLDING COURT IN LONDON

Savoring a royal Indian weekend at the luxe Taj St. James’ Court hotel

The beautiful lobby welcomes guests with its Indian-inspired jewel-toned accessories and glamorous appointments.

STORY: Joanne Hayes

On a recent trip to England, accompanying my husband on a business trip, we checked into the opulent St. James’ Court hotel for a brief weekend respite. My husband indulged my love of Indian culture on this […]

A BIG HIT

Area residents now have a new option to add into their workout routine: Panthéon Boxing & Fitness.

STORY: Karon Warren

Opened in Buckhead in May, the new facility focuses on boxing, but it’s not your average gym. “Boxing isn’t meant to be only for advanced athletes and fighters,” says CEO Ben Duvall. “Panthéon knows that, and we’re looking to make boxing fun. We want it to be accessible […]

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 […]

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 […]

OUT OF THIS WORLD

Alabama’s Rocket City launches moon landing anniversary events

Commemorate the day we took “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” at Huntsville’s U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

STORY: H.M. Cauley

The center’s Saturn V rocket is one of only three in the world.

Whether you remember precisely where you were in the summer […]

PERRY POLISHED

Savannah’s Perry Lane Hotel takes a weekend in Georgia’s oldest city to a refined next level.

NYC-based design and development firm Flank studied local design for five years to achieve the Perry Lane’s Southern-chic look.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford

I’ve been to Savannah, Georgia, several times. First, during college for a whirlwind 24-hour stopover, then a before-kids, party-filled St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Two years ago, I […]