4 Oct, 2018

FOOD NEWS – OCTOBER 2018

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Casi Cielo’s rib eye with cilantro chimichurri.

Sarpino’s, the national pizza chain specializing in quick-prepped pizzas and late-night delivery, has opened a second Atlanta location on Piedmont Road in Buckhead. The pies come with creative toppings. The Super Taco pizza, for example, has ground beef, sautéed onions, cheese and salsa. You’ll also find calzones and wings on the menu. gosarpinos.com 

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4 Oct, 2018

AUTUMNAL ADVENTURES

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The cooler months bring on a popular pastime known as leaf peeping, which takes people on a journey to find the best fall foliage.

Amicalola Falls State Park Dawsonville, Georgia – Courtesy Georgia Department of Natural Resources

STORY: Jessica Dauler

It’s difficult to predict the exact dates for optimal viewing, but lucky for us, many nearby options make it easier to find a window of opportunity.

Amicalola […]

4 Oct, 2018

CHEEZBURGER FOR PRESIDENT

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WHY IS EDIE CHEEZBURGER THE BADDEST BROAD IN ALL OF ATLANTA’S THRIVING DRAG SCENE? BECAUSE IT’S NOT ABOUT HER.

STORY: Neal Howard
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

In a time when America is hungrier than ever for a new breed of hero, look no further than Edie Cheezburger.

First Amendment warrior: check. Dedicated philanthropist: check. Tireless voice for the marginalized and underserved: check.

“Something that’s very important to me is to give back […]

4 Oct, 2018

HIT THE RIGHT NOTE WITH HOSTESS GIFTS

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A SMALL AND USEFUL PRESENT IS ALWAYS WELCOMED

FOR THE HOME CHEF

STORY: Laura Carson Miller

Before we know it, the holidays will be upon us, full of parties to attend and trips to take. In the midst of all the fun, it’s important to acknowledge the host and/or hostess who thought to include you and took the time and effort to put together the party. […]

4 Oct, 2018

A NOT-SO-SCARY TREAT

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A health-focused blogger shares a Halloween recipe

BY: Lia Picard

Buckhead resident Athena Pearson is the woman behind the Instablog Southern Healthy Living (southernhealthyliving), where she posts beautiful photos of homemade dishes along with recipes. To get in the spirit of Halloween, we asked her to share a healthy but fun treat. The result is Witch’s Goo, a pudding made with avocado, chocolate and a […]

4 Oct, 2018

THE BEAT GOES ON

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HOW ATLANTA’S “CRATE-DIGGING” MATRIARCH DJ, YVONNE MONET, MANAGES TO STAY ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE GAME

STORY: Neal Howard PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

You’d be hard-pressed to find a person beaming with more infectious, positive energy than DJ Yvonne Monet. Leaning over her Monday latte with a smile bright enough to blot out the sun, it’s abundantly clear that this five-foot-nothing former radio host and Detroit native hasn’t lost […]

4 Oct, 2018

DANCING INTO PHIPPS

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Dancing With the Stars pro dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Val Chmerkovskiy and Tony Dovolani have waltzed their way into Buckhead with their new dance studio, Dance With Me.

BY: Karon Warren

Now open in Phipps Plaza, the studio offers private lessons, group classes, social practice parties and special events, all aimed at both beginners and those well-acquainted with the ballroom floor. The trio already has 12 studios in six […]

4 Oct, 2018

TAKING CENTER STAGE

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SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT ON SIX PERFORMERS KEEPING ATLANTA AUDIENCES ENTERTAINED

STORY: Neal Howard
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

What drives a performer to take the stage and entertain us? In a culture where accumulating fame and mining new “followers” is often coveted above more virtuous pursuits such as community service, it’s easy to misappropriate the intentions of those who would seek to make us laugh, dance or swoon. But as you’ll […]

4 Oct, 2018

STAGESTRUCK

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ACT3 PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS ITS FUN-FILLED NEW SEASON

Godspell is one of several favorites gracing the Act3 stage this season.

On the heels of welcoming new Executive Director Mary Sorrel, Sandy Springs’ Act3 Productions unveiled its new 2018-2019 season of shows, which is filled with a selection of theater favorites. The season kicked off in September with Godspell and continues with The Graduate Oct. 12-28. Next […]

4 Oct, 2018

MORTGAGE LENDER GIVES BACK

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Helping families, helping kids

Summit Funding Advisors employees participate in the Lauren’s Run 5K and other charitable endeavors.

BY: Mickey Goodman

When Buckhead resident Paul Cargal decided to add a charitable component to his financial services company, Summit Funding Advisors, he did it in a big way. For every residential mortgage the company closes, a percentage of the profits go to CURE Childhood Cancer. “My wife, […]