5 Jul, 2019

NORMALIZING ANXIETY

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Why it’s okay to feel uneasy and what you can do when it strikes

NORMALIZING ANXIETY

STORY: Nicole Letts

According to the World Health Organization, one out of 13 people suffers from anxiety. We’re so riddled with it that the mere word has become commonplace.

ASHLYN AYRES ELLINGTON
Photo: Haley Hunt Davis

Ashlyn Ayres Ellington, a clinical social worker and therapist at […]

5 Jul, 2019

BRANDON P. FLEMING

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FOUNDER, HARVARD DEBATE COUNCIL DIVERSITY PROJECT

Wardrobe: Calvin Klein suit, Ralph Lauren shirt, Tommy Hilfiger bowtie, Created for Macy’s pocket square and Bar III socks and shoes, courtesy of Macy’s; Sablier watch, courtesy of Solomon Brothers Fine Jewelry.

STORY: Ann Hardie

Brandon P. Fleming is making the most of his second act in life. The first revolved around drugs, violence and gangs. Although it also included […]

5 Jul, 2019

JOY TRIBBLE

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FOUNDER, THE PLUS STRUT 5K

Wardrobe: Betsy & Adam dress and Steve Madden shoes, courtesy of Macy’s; Simon G ring and Emsarn bracelet and earrings, courtesy of Solomon Brothers Fine Jewelry.

STORY: Karina Antenucci

Atrainer friend challenged Joy Tribble, a plus-size model and Atlanta radio personality of almost 20 years, to participate in a half marathon. When the friend forgot to register them both for the […]

5 Jul, 2019

TRANSITIONING YOUR WARDROBE

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A LOCAL FASHION DESIGNER SHARES WAYS TO TAKE YOUR CLOSET FROM SUMMER TO FALL

Ashley Wallace’s clothes bring some West Coast vibes to the Deep South.

STORY: Muriel Vega
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna
MODEL: Sydney Butenhoff, MP Management
HAIR AND MAKEUP: Mica David

California-born Ashley Wallace knew early on that she’d become a fashion designer. After a short stint at a national retailer, she jumped into entrepreneurship after earning her […]

5 Jul, 2019

DOGGIES ON THE CATWALK

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June 1 was a memorable night at the Greenberg Traurig law firm in Buckhead, as more than 250 guests and a handful of adorable canines descended on its 25th-floor offices for the 12th annual Doggies on the Catwalk.

BY: Karon Warren

Founded by Art Institute of Atlanta professor and style guru E. Vincent Martinez, the event benefits charities such as Canine Assistants, which trains and provides much-needed service […]

5 Jul, 2019

A PINE HILLS PROJECT

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AN AMATEUR DESIGNER HITS A HOME RUN WITH HER BUCKHEAD FAMILY HOME

Exemplifying Jennifer’s love of texture, the living room boasts a whitewashed pecky cyprus ceiling and Indiana limestone fireplace.

STORY: Giannina S. Bedford
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

After living in a townhome, the Brookins family is relishing the space and amenities offered by their custom-built, self-decorated […]

5 Jul, 2019

BRINGING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER

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Creating opportunities for underserved kids

CCC founder Amy Ziede (top right) joins co-executive director Dara Grant and some costumed youngsters at last year’s fall festival.

BY: Mickey Goodman

In 1994, 12-year-old Sandy Springs resident Amy Zeide heard a news show about a thief stealing toys intended for children at a homeless shelter and was so affected that she decided to use her allowance and babysitting money […]

5 Jul, 2019

BROOKLYN BOUND

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Loyalists line up for a seat at Sandy Springs institution Brooklyn Cafe

Accompanied by ruby tomatoes and balsamic greens, the smoked salmon is lusciously marbled and fragrant with hickory.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

Loyalists line up for a seat at Sandy Springs institution Brooklyn Cafe inspires one of those all-too-infrequent “a-ha” moments in a food writer’s life, a joyful reminder that when you think you’ve […]

5 Jul, 2019

SLAYING A DEADLY FOE

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One strike against pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer survivor Debra Bradley has traveled to D.C. to meet with legislators to request additional funding for research.

BY: Mickey Goodman

The diagnosis of stage 4 pancreatic cancer was devastating to Debra Bradley, managing director of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Buckhead office. Even more shattering, she was not a surgical candidate because of the location of the tumors. “I immediately […]

5 Jul, 2019

ENDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

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Retired executive chairs major fundraiser

Devoted volunteer Karen Atkins (left) and PADV president Nancy Friauf don aprons to prepare meals at an area safe house.

BY: Mickey Goodman

Getting involved in the Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) was a natural fit for Buckhead resident Karen Atkins, who has personal experience with domestic violence and wanted to help others in similar situations. The organization’s mission is to […]