4 Jan, 2019

SERVING THE COMMUNITY

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Supporting nonprofits one donut at a time.

André Walters joined the company that runs Duck Donuts due to its support of various nonprofits, such as Gabe's Chemo Duck Program.

André Walters joined the company that runs Duck Donuts due to its support of various nonprofits, such as Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program.

BY: Mickey Goodman

André Walters loves seeing the […]

4 Jan, 2019

ALCOHOL NOT INCLUDED

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COCKTAILS REINVENTED WITH ZERO ALCOHOL

MEDICINE MAN

STORY: Angela Hansberger

APPLE-OPAL BASIL

It’s the new year, when everyone’s calendars fill with the marks of lofty resolutions and goals of self-improvement. Let’s face it: The holidays can make us feel a bit pickled. Along with working out, meditating and organizing, many of us opt to start the […]

4 Jan, 2019

EMILY GIFFIN

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CHART-TOPPING NOVELIST

Wardrobe: Saiid Kobeisy sequin strapless gown, courtesy of Elite Pour La Vie. Shoes her own.

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Fortune favors the brave, or so the saying goes. But what happens if, when you’re bravely pursuing your dream, fortune slams a door in your face? If you’re Emily Giffin, you quit your job as a lawyer, move to London and throw yourself […]

4 Jan, 2019

LUCINDA BUNNEN

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INTREPID PHOTOGRAPHER

Wardrobe: Kourosh high-neck crystal gown, courtesy of Elite Pour La Vie.

STORY: H.M. Cauley
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Lucinda Bunnen’s definition of what constitutes a bold woman is succinct: “It means doing things you have dreamed up that other women haven’t dared to do,” she says. That attitude has taken the 88-year-old on global adventures that have always brought her back to northwest Buckhead, where she’s […]

4 Jan, 2019

2019’S BOLD WOMEN OF BUCKHEAD

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Six local ladies deserving of recognition for their personal and professional achievements

PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

The female owner of a professional sports franchise. A novelist whose every book has made The New York Times’ bestseller list. An 88-year-old photographer whose work is displayed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Smithsonian in D.C. These talented Atlantans are part of the group of ladies we felt […]

4 Jan, 2019

TUNING IN HIS ROOTS

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Brookhaven’s Jonathan Katz creates TV the way it used to be

Atlanta, GA. August 3, 2014. Jonathan Katz, Katz Broadcasting. Photo by Michael A. Schwarz

STORY: H.M. Cauley

If Jonathan Katz’s early years in Tuscaloosa were a sitcom, they’d be dubbed Jerry Seinfeld in Alabama. “My mom is from Chicago, my dad is from Boston and both were professors at the University of Alabama,” says the […]

4 Jan, 2019

Geared to Giving Back

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Local attorney supports the arts and kids

BY: Mickey Goodman

Buckhead resident Forrest McClain is a serial volunteer with a passion for organizations focusing on the arts and children. The Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta top his list.

McClain, an attorney with Reicon Capital, joined the Booth board in 2000 to help jump start the foundation. “The museum opened in […]

4 Jan, 2019

LATIN FEVER BALL

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One of Atlanta’s most festive fundraisers celebrated its 30th anniversary in grand style recently at the InterContinental Buckhead hotel.

More than 650 patrons gathered for a lively evening of music, dancing and Latin inspired eats and drinks that included everything from mini arepas and Argentinian-style chicken to Spanish crème brûlée and bottles of cava. Costumed fire twirlers, jugglers and other performers from The Off Centered Project entertained […]

4 Jan, 2019

NEWS CLIPS – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2019

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A BUCKHEAD HOTEL CELEBRATES 10 YEARS WITH A MAKEOVER

The W Atlanta-Buckhead hotel wrapped up 2018 with an extensive $20 million renovation as it marked its 10th anniversary in Atlanta. The updates covered the entire 12-story, 291-room property, with the goal of restoring the hotel’s reputation for an edgy and artful guest experience. The changes include a lobby redesign; upgrades to the fitness center and meeting and event spaces; a makeover for the rooftop Whiskey […]

4 Jan, 2019

WINE WOMEN & SHOES

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“The $315,000 we raised is the most in the history of Wine Women & Shoes Atlanta,” brags Mary Kathryn Wells-Winsett, co-chair of the recent fundraiser benefiting the leukemia and women’s cancer programs at Northside Hospital.

Four hundred part goers gathered at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead for, among other things, a Best in Shoe contest in which dozens of contestants modeled their fanciest footwear. Professional models […]