29 Aug, 2019

BUG BRIGADE

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Here in the South we have our fair share of bugs, including commonly known offenders such as horse flies, bees, wasps and mosquitoes.

These stinging pests are a warm-weather annoyance that has to be endured when enjoying outdoor time, so whether you’re picnicking at Chastain Park or just hanging out in your own backyard, an insect-prevention plan is essential to a distraction- and bite-free outing. Here are […]

29 Aug, 2019

LIFE IS RICH

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A comedian’s podcast pursues happiness with money

Paul Ollinger brings deep curiosity and observations about the absurdities of life to both his stand-up and his new podcast.

STORY: Michael Jacobs
Photos: Mike Carano

Being one of Facebook’s first 250 employees seemingly resolved Paul Ollinger’s lifelong stress over money. But after he left his job as the social network’s vice president of West Coast sales after four years […]

29 Aug, 2019

SAVORING STONE MOUNTAIN PARK

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From championship golf courses to a dazzling laser light show, this 3,200-acre local park has attractions galore

Visitors can take in Stone Mountain Park’s natural beauty in a variety of spots, from the lakeside campground to the picturesque Grist Mill to the historic covered bridge.

STORY: Karon Warren

The quarry exhibit documents Stone Mountain’s history […]

29 Aug, 2019

NEWS CLIPS – SEPTEMBER 2019

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NEW YOGA OUTLET OPENS

With the opening of Bring It Om Yoga Studio at Andrews Square in Buckhead, yoga fans now have a new place to get their fix. Taking inspiration from NYC’s and LA’s yoga communities, Bring It Om features heated Vinyasa style Power Yoga and Restorative Yoga classes. The studio amenities include showers, changing rooms and complimentary mats and towels. “Our mission is simple: sharing our love for yoga with Atlanta,” says Leticia […]

29 Aug, 2019

GOOD KARMA

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Helping feed kids in need

Through their gluten free restaurant and bakery KarmaFarm, the Wilders donate meals to those in need.

BY: Mickey Goodman

While traveling in New York and Miami, McCall and Scott Wilder found numerous restaurants where their allergy ridden family of four could eat safely. In Atlanta? Nada.

“Why don’t we open the first?” they pondered. Undaunted by their lack of experience in the […]

29 Aug, 2019

UNVEILING OF THE BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT CONVERTIBLE

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Fans of luxury cars cruised up Highway 19 to the Bentley Atlanta dealership recently for an invitation-only unveiling of the 2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible.

One of the few dealerships in the country to offer a sneak peek at the new hand-built, open-air grand touring vehicle, Bentley Atlanta celebrated the exclusive viewing with a live auction that benefited Horizons Atlanta. Sales from the donated items, which included […]

29 Aug, 2019

MAKING WAVES

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GIANINE MCKENNA DESIGNS SWIMWEAR INSPIRED BY HER BRAZILIAN ROOTS

McKenna’s swimsuits are designed to flatter the body.

STORY: Muriel Vega

After moving to the U.S. from her native Brazil, Gianine McKenna couldn’t let go of the triangle-shaped swimsuits traditionally attributed to her home country. At the young age of 10, she knew what was flattering for her body.

29 Aug, 2019

THE PEAK OF CHIC

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The Resort at Paws Up is the authority on experiencing Montana’s wilderness in style

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

Anyone who knows me well knows that I don’t camp. I can trace my distaste for sleeping outdoors to my first, and so far only, true camping trip in my early 20s. A friend organized the details (“It’ll be fun,” he said), […]

29 Aug, 2019

PUTTING THE “MMMM” IN MEXICAN FOOD

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WILLY’S MEXICANA GRILL FOUNDER WILLY BITTER SPICES UP THE LOCAL RESTAURANT SCENE

FUN FACT Willy Bitter plays guitar and once wrote a song about burritos that aired on a local radio station.

STORY: Carly Cooper

Willy Bitter worked on a tugboat in Alaska, built a school in Kenya and studied marine biology in North Carolina. But it wasn’t until the founder of Willy’s Mexicana Grill moved […]

29 Aug, 2019

PUTTIN’ ON THE GLITZ

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ATLANTA’S ANNUAL CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE AUTO SHOW KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR

Look but don’t touch: A one-of-a-kind Bugatti Aerolithe valued at $5 million will be on display. Photo: Drew Phillips

STORY: Kevin C. Madigan

A one-of-a-kind 1935 Bugatti Aerolithe, currently insured for $5 million, is just one of the many unique cars set to be featured at the Atlanta Concours d’Elegance auto show during the weekend of […]