A GOOD EGG

Veteran volunteer takes helm of food driven nonprofit

Dedicated volunteer Andrea Jaron is the new executive director of Second Helpings Atlanta.

Dedicated volunteer Andrea Jaron is the new executive director of Second Helpings Atlanta.

BY: Mickey Goodman

Andrea Jaron, the new executive director of Second Helpings Atlanta, brings a rich legacy of volunteerism to the organization. In college, she manned a suicide prevention hotline, and while in […]

CANCER SLAYER

Raising funds for research

Jenn Hobby is all smiles over the success of the inaugural Ring the Bell fundraiser.

Jenn Hobby is all smiles over the success of the inaugural Ring the Bell fundraiser.

BY: Mickey Goodman

The words “your child has cancer” are daggers in the hearts of parents. “When it’s stage IV sacrococcygeal teratoma, a rare germ cell tumor, it’s even more devastating because little […]

PLENTY TO CROW ABOUT

The Atlanta Hawks’ Million Meal Pack event surpasses its lofty goals

STORY: Mickey Goodman
Photos: Kat Goduco Photo Crew

When a professional Atlanta sports team, a civic minded corporation and area citizens join hands, great things happen. Case in point: The Atlanta Hawks, State Farm and 5,000 volunteers came together at the Million Meal Pack event at State Farm Arena last October to pack 1,020,672 meals to help combat food […]

TURN UP THE HEAT

Winters can be harsh, and sometimes the only consolation to a long, frigid day is the thought of cozying up at home. Start the new year right by creating a warm, welcoming space by adding these simple cold-weather hacks into your life.

Cozy Pom Pom Throw

Cozy Pom Pom Throw

STORY: Jessica Dauler

Hammer Tone Commercial Patio Heater ($499)

Much […]

DRIVE TIME

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW AS YOUR TEEN PREPARES TO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW AS YOUR TEEN PREPARES TO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL

STORY: Karon Warren

Getting a driver’s license is a milestone for teenagers that easily ranks at the top of their to-do lists as their Sweet 16 approaches. However, for both teens and their parents, preparing for the big event needs to start well before […]

ESCAPE TO UNDISCOVERED MEXICO

Villa del Palmar resort offers luxury on the quiet side of our southern neighbor

At Villa del Palmar, you'll enjoy scenic views of the property and beyond from the privacy of your own balcony.

At Villa del Palmar, you’ll enjoy scenic views of the property and beyond from the privacy of your own balcony.

STORY: Karon Warren

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YOU PET IT, SHE PAINTS IT

How Sarah Miller turned her passion for animals into a full-time business

STORY: Laura J. Moss

Sarah Miller was a junior in college when she first got the idea to paint a pet. She’d always had a knack for art but kept it contained to the occasional doodle, until her one year anniversary with her boyfriend was approaching and she […]

GAME NIGHT, RETRO STYLE

For those who grew up killing time at the local arcade, Red Door Tavern welcomes you to relive those glory days at its new interactive game room, Arcadia at Red Door Tavern.

BY: Karon Warren
Photos: Dave Roland of DR3 Photography

The 800-square-foot space features more than 20 classic arcade games ranging from Ms. Pac-Man and Joust to Tekken and Galaga.

“We […]

NEWS CLIPS – January / February 2020

NEW SPA PREMIERES IN BUCKHEAD

Give your tootsies some much-needed pampering at Buckhead’s newest spa, which specializes in natural hand and foot care. At Foot Fetish Spa & Shoetique, enjoy one of the many unique-themed nail services, or bring your friends for a girls’ night out, birthday party or bridal shower. Foot Fetish also features a selection of footwear, so you can find the perfect pair of shoes to match your pedicure. In addition, […]

ANSWERING THE CALL

Area first responders honor Buckhead resident

Buckhead Coalition president Sam Massell (right) salutes Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation honoree Jacques Murphy.

Buckhead Coalition president Sam Massell (right) salutes Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation honoree Jacques Murphy.

BY: Mickey Goodman

When Buckhead resident Jacques Murphy walked into the Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation’s (AFRF) 10th annual Breakfast With Our Bravest last year, he had no idea he would be recognized as […]