Hello, summer

Every summer for the last few years, I’ve made a summer playlist that I listen to at the beach, while work on this magazine, during runs in the wood or over tall cold pink drinks on the porch with friends.

Flux Night

Presented by Flux Projects, Up Right Atlanta was this spring’s groundbreaking performance from acclaimed artist Nick Cave including choreography from Atlanta’s T. Lang and more than 30 performers at Ponce City Market.
Photos by Raftermen Photography. FluxProjects.org.

July 2015 Around Town

The annual Give Me Five dinner, an exclusive evening featuring Atlanta’s best chefs and sommeliers and benefitting Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, will be held on August 16, at Piedmont Driving Club. The event centers around five exquisite courses prepared by acclaimed local chefs and complemented by fine wines selected by celebrated sommeliers. Celebrating its ninth anniversary, this…

Summer Salads

We did it again. Following in the fork prints of past throw-downs (remember the mac ‘n cheese challenge? the summer cocktail sip-off? the holiday sweets shoot out?), we asked a few choice restaurant chefs, home delivery chefs and event catering chefs to head to the nearest garden and toss up a fabulous fresh summer salad for this issue. We readied…

July 2015 Parting Thoughts

This month is our street'€™s annual block party. What shall we bring? Something meatless, of course.

Al Fresco

Summer is here, which means it is officially patio season! Restaurants will open their windows and doors to extend service beyond the indoors, creating a unique dining experience that only the warm weather can bring. Break out the sunglasses; we’ve created a list of our favorite patios to suit every occasion, whether you are looking for great food, inventive cocktails,…

Home Sweet Ronald McDonald House

Marcia and Howard Rohan have been residents of Brookhaven for more than 35 years. They have three children and live in a blossoming neighborhood. But when their 18-year-old son Jason was in a head-on car accident in 1990, their lives changed forever.

30 Years of Tradition

Every first Sunday in May, for the past 30 years, there has been a party at the garden in Buckhead’s Duck Pond Park. Organized by the Ladies of the Lake, the garden club of Peachtree Heights East, the Garden Party is an adults-only event where spring is celebrated on the peninsula of the Duck Pond, amid the beautiful blooming trees…

Think Big and Go Small!

The growing legion of Mini Cooper fans and those intrigued by the hatchback’s extraordinarily muscular physique were further won over when Mini Cooper S Hardtop 4 Door was finally introduced. The Minis have always—and justly—boasted about their “go-kart” feel resulting from it nimble drive, impressive sport suspension, and a haymaker of a punch that left virtually nothing to be desired…

Party for the Hoochie

The Nature Conservancy’s 21st annual "Hoochie" Event welcomed 420 Guests at Tophat Soccer Fields in Buckhead, raising more than $300,000. 

Zulu Love

Sarah Smith students were transported to South Africa, learning phrases a, raising $3,000 to protect the remaining 17,000 rhinos from extinction.