25 Apr, 2019

SEOUL SEARCHING

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A SELECTION FROM THE KOREAN BEAUTY PRODUCTS THAT ARE ALL THE RAGE

SUGU Glowing Skin Sheet Mask with Egg White

STORY: Jessica Dauler

K-beauty is an abbreviated term for the skincare product boom that began in South Korea and has enchanted the U.S. market. From quirky packaging to quality ingredients at reasonable price points, many of the top-selling Korean beauty items are now available in Atlanta. […]

25 Apr, 2019

PEACHY POTIONS

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Sip and savor Georgia’s official state fruit

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STORY: Angela Hansberger
Photos: Brett Ferencz

It’s peach season. Our state’s namesake fruit begins ripening mid-May, and soon local markets will be flush with juicy, fragrant peaches. The U.S. has more than 300 varieties—four dozen from Georgia alone. Tasty and packed with vitamins, fiber and potassium, peaches can be seen everywhere, from menus to license plates. Here are six […]

25 Apr, 2019

THE ART OF THE REVIEW

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Film critic Stephen Michael Brown shares his search for the creative and different on the big screen

STORY: Michael Jacobs

Stephen Michael Brown started writing movie reviews as a third grader in Greenville, South Carolina. His parents regularly took him to the theater and movies, and the storytelling of stage and screen hooked him. He brought monthly HBO guides to kindergarten for show-and-tell, joined the Boy Scouts for […]

25 Apr, 2019

FOOD NEWS – MAY 2019

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Joseph Paire

The Southern Gentleman recently welcomed new executive chef Joseph Paire (above). He’s added delicious new menu items such as a cinnamon roll with bourbon pecan glaze and a fried chicken and skillet pancake. thesoutherngentlemanatl.com

King + Duke has reformatted its menu to focus on shared plates. Dishes prepared over an open fire, such as the smoked lamb ribs, are […]

25 Apr, 2019

NEWS CLIPS – MAY 2019

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LUXURY HOTEL REVEALS MAKEOVER

In honor of its 10th anniversary, The St. Regis Atlanta started 2019 with what it calls a “property-wide refresh.” The changes include updated guestrooms, the introduction of new meeting and event space, an expanded St. Regis Bar and the addition of a 3,070-square-foot terrace at the acclaimed Atlas restaurant. “With the reputation of [having one of the best addresses in Atlanta], we are […]

25 Apr, 2019

BRUSH UP

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THESE ESSENTIAL MAKEUP TOOLS

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

have a confession to make: I write about beauty, but makeup brushes, beyond the most basic, intimidate me. If there is anyone who could demystify these tools of the trade, it’s Anisa Telwar Kaicker, founder and CEO of Buckhead-based Anisa International. Over the past 25-plus years, she’s created a global brand that has designed […]

25 Apr, 2019

YOU’VE GOT MAIL

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A local entrepreneur puts her stamp on the greeting card biz

Dionne Mahaffey’s new online venture prints and mails greeting cards primarily featuring “black imagery or black sayings and quotes.”

STORY: Adrianne Murchison

Inspiration may be fleeting for some, but it arrives in abundance for Dionne Mahaffey. Perhaps that’s why she’s a self-described serial entrepreneur. The Sandy Springs businesswoman’s tech expertise has led her to a […]

25 Apr, 2019

A DOSE OF COOL

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Hilton’s newest Canopy by Hilton property delivers a distinctly Atlanta vibe

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford
Photos: David Kosmos Smith

Only the fifth Canopy by Hilton to open in the U.S., Midtown’s newest hotel is doing a lot of things right. Following its parent company’s vision for each Canopy to showcase its hometown, the Canopy by Hilton Atlanta Midtown feels much more like a small ATL styled boutique hotel than […]

25 Apr, 2019

ACT TWO: WRITE A BOOK

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Clothing boutique founder Dana Spinola adds author to her resume

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Call it a life crisis; call it a crossroads. Whatever it was, it hit Dana Spinola hard last year. After 16 years, the founder of the Fab’rik clothing stores and the mom of four was wiped out.

“I was living at 1 percent battery life,” says the 44-year-old. “When my team told me to take a […]

25 Apr, 2019

NOT SO SECRET SOCIETY

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GEORGIA ORGANICS INTRODUCES AN INITIATIVE FOR ATLANTA FOODIES

At an exclusive event, Cast Iron & Collards Society members enjoyed a five-course dinner introducing Gunshow’s new chef.

BY: Lia Picard

Georgia Organics, the Buckhead based nonprofit focused on empowering farmers, has launched a new initiative, the Cast Iron & Collards Society. While most of its programs are geared towards farmers and workers in the food service industry, […]