25 Apr, 2019

GOING FOR IT

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A local art lover fulfills her dream of owning a gallery

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Katie Jones isn’t waiting for a midlife crisis or fate to take hold to do what she’s always dreamed about. Instead, the recent Birmingham-Southern College graduate has leapt body and soul into one of the toughest jobs in town: art gallery curator.

Atlanta has a wealth of destination galleries—and a list almost as long of […]

25 Apr, 2019

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – MAY 2019

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A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Made with fresh ground chuck and a branded Holeman and Finch bun, this is no ordinary burger at Big Sky Buckhead.

BY: Wendell Brock, Rebecca Cha and Angela Hansberger
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

1KEPT KITCHEN & BAR

This hidden, club-like space took over the home of old-school French restaurant Toulouse in 2013. Manned by a trio of chefs with equal […]

25 Apr, 2019

ALLI AND JARON SOLOMON

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This husband and wife team are breathing new life into the family jewelry business—and their careers.

STORY: Karina Antenucci

Neither Jaron nor Alli Solomon planned on joining the family business. The married couple, who started dating 10 years ago during their freshman year at the University of Georgia, were following different paths. Alli was in public accounting at Deloitte; Jaron was going through the management program at E. […]

25 Apr, 2019

LAWN PARTY

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ANNUAL EVENT EXPLORES NINE PRIVATE GARDENS

A selection of meticulously landscaped yards highlight this year’s Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour.

Returning for its 35th year, the Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour continues its annual celebration with a new tour of nine private home gardens in Buckhead, Decatur and Midtown. Featuring everything from professionally designed and landscaped estates to personal […]

25 Apr, 2019

COOKING GOES TO THE DOGS

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HOMEMADE PET FOOD IS A GROWING TREND, AND WE’VE GOT TIPS FOR SERVING IT UP RIGHT

STORY: Laura J. Moss

Nearly all pet owners—95 percent, to be exact—consider their pets to be part of the family, according to a recent Harris Poll. And with the number of pet food recalls these days and our desire to ensure that our pets aren’t only consuming nutritious food but also high-quality […]

25 Apr, 2019

FAMILY ON A MISSION

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Annual event raises millions for cystic fibrosis

Father-daughter duo Millard Choate and Emily Choate Bridges with one of the antique vehicles on display at their annual Cars & Q for the Cause fundraiser.

BY: Mickey Goodman
PHOTO: CatMax Photography

Emily Choate Bridges of Brookhaven and Leann Ott met in preschool and immediately became BFFs. Their families also bonded, so when Ott was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) […]

25 Apr, 2019

MARVELOUS MARIETTA SQUARE

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Marietta’s historic downtown makes for an ideal day-trip

Glover Park is home to the Glover Park Concert Series, Art in the Park, Taste of Marietta and other events.

STORY: Amanda Morris
Photos: Amanda Morris

A newly opened food hall, walking/ biking trail and craft brewery give Buckhead residents a fresh reason to visit nearby Marietta’s historic downtown square. The blocks-long site is best explored on foot, so […]

25 Apr, 2019

EDITOR’S CORNER – MAY 2019

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To my recollection, Batman and Robin were the original “Dynamic Duo.”

I don’t want to date myself, but I grew up watching them on the original Batman series starring Adam West and Burt Ward. Even as a young child, I snickered at the cheesy costumes, less-than-harrowing stunts and contrived plotlines, but you have to admit they got the job done and kept the streets of Gotham City […]

25 Apr, 2019

THE SWEET LIFE

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EXPLORE A WONDERLAND OF JELLY BEANS, CANDY CORN AND MORE

BY: Karon Warren
PHOTOS: Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for Candytopia

Candytopia co-creator Jackie Sorkin shows off the sweets coated giant peach designed specifically for Atlanta’s event.

For those who want to live out their own Willy Wonka fantasy, head to Candytopia at Lenox Marketplace across from Phipps Plaza. This sensory experience […]

25 Apr, 2019

DR. AMY ALDERMAN AND DR. AIDA JOINER

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The leading ladies of an all-female surgical team are equal parts business partners and “sister-friends.”

STORY: Karina Antenucci

“We became fast friends almost on day one,” says Amy Alderman of meeting Aida Joiner almost nine years ago at their previous plastic surgery practice. Last March, after eight years of teaming up on surgeries, the two doctors decided to go into practice together and launched North Atlanta Plastic Surgery […]