7 Mar, 2019

SCORING THE BLOCKBUSTERS

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BRIAN BRASHER’S MUSIC STARS IN BIG-TIME MOVIE TRAILERS AND MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

STORY: Muriel Vega
PHOTO: Loli Lucaciu

Musician and composer Brian Brasher first dove into the music industry during his college years in Tallahassee, Florida, when he was a founding member of the rock band Creed. Collaborating on two of their number-one hits (“What’s This Life For” and “One”) made him realize he was passionate about the other side […]

7 Mar, 2019

THE ROMANCE OF THE RAILS

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Peru’s Hiram Bingham train is the height of elegance

The observation car provides optimal viewing of the Peruvian landscape along the route from Cusco to Aguascalientes.

BY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

The luxury train features polished Pullman-style cars.

The chilled pisco sour is tart and boozy, live music from a three-piece band is filtering in and the […]

7 Mar, 2019

JOHANNA ASHER

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ROWER

STORY: Ann Hardie
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Johanna Asher used to pass the Atlanta Rowing Club when she drove her youngest child to school and would catch glimpses of the crew teams and their oars harmoniously propelling boats up and down the Chattahoochee. It was almost as if the glimmering river and its blue herons and beavers were beckoning her to forgo the congestion and concrete jungle a block […]

7 Mar, 2019

IT’S LIKE A SAUNA IN HERE

Issues, MARCH / APRIL 2019, Simply Stylish, Wellness|0 Comments|

TREAT YOUR BODY TO A DESIGNER DETOX AT BUCKHEAD’S NEW INFRARED SAUNA STUDIO

Infrared saunas are good because “your core heats up gradually, and you’re not breathing air,” says Perspire Sauna Studio co-owner Danielle Smith

STORY: Amelia Pavlik
Hillway Photography

Imagine private infrared saunas where you can binge on Netflix while detoxing your body. Thanks to the new Perspire Sauna Studio in Buckhead, your sauna experience is […]

7 Mar, 2019

GET CRAFTY

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AMERICAN CRAFT SHOW RETURNS FOR 30TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

One of the largest juried fine craft shows in the Southeast—and the longest running art show in Atlanta— returns to the Cobb Galleria Centre March 15-17. More than 250 contemporary artists will be on hand at the 2019 American Craft Show to showcase everything from fine jewelry and apparel to handmade ceramics, furniture and home decor.

7 Mar, 2019

LAURIE KNOWLES

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MARATHONER

STORY: Ann Hardie
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

As a kid, Laurie Knowles couldn’t hit a ball or sink a bucket to save her life. “I wasn’t particularly coordinated and was an epic failure at all sorts of sports,” she laughs. “But I always knew I could run fast.”

Knowles is very fast indeed, and the longer she runs, the faster she is. The Buckhead resident has competed in some 20 […]

7 Mar, 2019

VETERAN VOLUNTEER HONORED

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Local woman recognized for service to ill children

Ultimate Camp Twin Lakes volunteer Elizabeth Correll Richards was recently recognized for her years of service.

BY: Mickey Goodman

Elizabeth Correll Richards of Buckhead had a connection to Camp Twin Lakes long before she was old enough to volunteer. Her father, Pete Correll, former CEO of Georgia- Pacific, helped secure the company’s donation of 115 acres near Rutledge, […]

7 Mar, 2019

MATT THOMAS

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CHESS BOXER

STORY: Ann Hardie
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Few people have likely heard that Atlanta’s own Matt Thomas is the newest chess boxing champion of the world. In fact, most folks probably don’t even realize that there is such a thing as chess boxing. The sport, equal parts brain and brawn, goes like this: three minutes of chess, followed by three minutes of boxing, three minutes of chess and […]

7 Mar, 2019

TEX-MEX MEETS WILD WEST MEETS DEEP SOUTH

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Tastes converge at neighborhood sports bar Big Sky Buckhead

With the Tres Tacos, you have your choice of delicious beef, chicken and shrimp.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Big Sky Buckhead reminds me of the small-town eatery I used to waitress at years ago in my pre-college days. No staff member was a day over 25, everyone was […]

7 Mar, 2019

READY FOR PLAY

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A few months ago, the city of Brookhaven reopened Skyland Park next to its former site on Skyland Drive.

BY: Karon Warren

Essentially, the city and the DeKalb County School District swapped parcels of land so the school system could build a new elementary school. Brookhaven received $4.75 million in the deal, which helped pay for the revamp of the park, and any remaining balance will go toward […]