HOW THEIR GARDENS GROW

PLAY IN THE DIRT WITH YOUR KIDS IN FIVE EASY STEPS

STORY: Sue Rodman

Kids are natural gardeners. They love to dig in the dirt, pick dandelions and try to catch butterflies as they flit from plant to plant. Gardening is also a great way for them to learn about the environment around them, increase their awareness of where food comes from and gain healthy eating habits. We […]

SOARING WITH THE ANGELS

One man’s missions of mercy.

Volunteer pilot John Alston and Angel Flight Soars executive director Jeanine Chambers stand with a young boy and his mother as he heads off for medical treatment.

BY: Mickey Goodman

When Buckhead resident John Alston, the founder and CEO of ClubDrive, was learning to fly, he looked for a way to use his hobby to help others. The answer was Angel […]

IT’S BETTER AT BAHAMA HOUSE

A home-like lodging enchants Bahamas visitors.

With a max capacity of 22 guests, Bahama House never feels crowded. And you’ll always find a chair at the freshwater pool.

STORY: Jan Schroder

If I could design a spacious home in the Bahamas for entertaining friends and family, it would have the look, feel and amenities of Bahama House on […]

KIDS RAISING MONEY FOR KIDS

Creating awareness for autism.

Twin power: Jesse Faller, Luke Greenfield, Sophie Greenfield and Cole Faller kick off last year’s Go Long For Luke tournament.

BY: Mickey Goodman

In 2013, Go Long For Luke, a flag football tournament, was created by Luke Greenfield’s twin sister, Sophie, and their friends Cole and Jesse Faller—also twins— after meeting at their school in East Hills, New York.

Cole’s poem, My Buddy […]

SWEET CITY DREAMS

Luxuriate in the middle of the action with a stay overlooking Ponce City Market

The Jade Loft, one of Atlanta Luxury Rentals’ properties, has a prime spot overlooking the Ponce City Market lawn.

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin
Photos Courtesy of Atlanta Luxury Rentals

My husband and I have had the same conversation at least 50 times in the five years since we built our home near Brookhaven. […]

MORE TIME TO SERVE

Retirement provides a golden opportunity for one area resident.

Dan Miller digs in to help plant 100 trees in south Atlanta in conjunction with the Arbor Day Foundation.

BY: Mickey Goodman

For Dan Miller, former vice president and general manager for the Atlanta region at Enterprise Holdings, retirement is not about slowing down but rather ramping up his involvement in the Atlanta community. He’s already been […]

WRITE THIS DOWN

In this age of technology, there’s something to be said about writing by hand. For many, pens bring back memories of school days, while for others they’re a status symbol or treasured gift. Here are five stylish writing utensils that will have you wanting to ditch going digital in favor of pen and paper.

Tiffany & Co. Executive Tiffany T-clip Retractable Ballpoint Pen in […]

HITTING THE BIG 4-0

In a city where restaurants and other businesses often come and go in the blink of an eye, Johnny’s Hideaway in Buckhead has maintained its longevity.

Photo credit: Henri Hollis

BY: Karon Warren

In fact, the iconic Roswell Road dance club and eatery, which bills itself as “Atlanta’s only nightclub for big kids,” is celebrating its 40th birthday this year. Patrons both young and old go […]

A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES

When it comes to movie night, The Springs Cinema & Taphouse wants area residents to enjoy an experience as comfortable and familiar as what they’d have at home.

At the new Springs Cinema & Taphouse, moviegoers can enjoy amenities such as craft beers and fully reclining seats.

BY: Karon Warren

As part of a $2.5 million renovation, the cineplex, formerly the Lefont Sandy Springs, now offers […]

PEACHY KEEN IN THE LONE STAR STATE

The Texas Hill Country abounds with sweet peaches and more

The peach orchards around Fredericksburg boast varieties that ripen from early spring to late fall. Courtesy Fredericksburg CVB

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Georgia is the Peach State, though neighboring South Carolina produces more of them, and California grows more than those two southern states put together. So it may come as a bit of a shock to […]