Elaine Sterling teaches the next generation of estheticians

STORY: H.M. Cauley
Photo: Sara Hanna

Beauty expert Elaine Sterling left a lot behind when she moved from South Africa to Atlanta, but two things have stayed with her. First, she still has the remnant of an accent, and second, she’s still a devotee of skincare, beauty and spa treatments, and of teaching the next generation of estheticians.

The ongoing passion for […]


Jimbo Livaditis leads Big John’s Christmas Trees into its 70th year

Big John’s Christmas Trees, now lead by Jimbo Livaditis (above), has been a family-run local business for 70 years.

STORY: Ginger Strejcek

Back in 1949, a decade before Lenox Square dazzled shoppers and the Perimeter encircled the city, an enterprising gentleman named John Livaditis turned a winter slump into a holiday boon by selling Christmas […]