Jr. League Honored
Recently, The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. (JLA) was honored to be selected as a recipient of the 2019 YO Award presented on behalf of Atlanta nonprofit, Page Turners Make Great Learners. JLA has partnered with Page Turners for the last four years by sharing the importance of reading in local schools impacting more than 1200 students and donating more than 1,000 books for each child to add to their personal collection. Members of the JLA support the league’s current education initiatives by participating in the Journey to Literacy Program where it partners with local libraries hosting events for both children and parents. The YO Award was accepted on behalf of the JLA during the Storybook Evening Gala in September.
Alma Cocina Buckhead
Fifth Group Restaurants, the esteemed Atlanta hospitality company behind South City Kitchen, Ecco, La Tavola Trattoria, The Original El Taco, Lure and Alma Cocina, as well as full-service events company Bold Catering & Design, announces the highly-anticipated Alma Cocina Buckhead will open its doors this month. Located at the corner of Peachtree and Piedmont in Buckhead’s Terminus community, the concept will serve as the second outpost of the modern Mexican concept, joining its sister restaurant in downtown Atlanta.
Holidays at the St. Regis Atlanta
The St. Regis Atlanta is a longtime renowned holiday destination now celebrating its 10th anniversary, enchanting guests with new and returning activities for the season. . The St. Regis Atlanta’s pastry team will again construct Atlanta’s largest gingerbread house. In conjunction with the gingerbread house unveiling, the hotel will present the Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 29. Additionally, visitors to the hotel are welcome to take part in the special St. Regis tradition of Tea with Santa on December 5-8 and 12-24 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. The signature St. Regis Storytime with Santa will be taking place Thursday, December 12 – Christmas Eve. An enchanting Christmas Day Brunch will also be available to the public on Christmas Day from 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., with Santa and Mrs. Claus gracing the special brunch to greet each guest.
Our friends at Georgia Organics have cooked up a fun new podcast. Welcome to The Georgia Foodcast. The Georgia Foodcast, hosted by Skye Estroff, will cover stories across Georgia from the people who grow and prepare our food. The introductory episode and a delicious collection of episodes are now live. Find it where ever you listen to podcasts.