Virginia is for Living Well

Looking out over 180 acres of vineyards framed by rolling foothills of the Southwest Mountains in the Virginia Piedmont, Luca Paschina stands where Thomas Jefferson likely surveyed the property while designing the historic landmark mansion for his friend Gov. James Barbour in 1814. Paschina is the accomplished winemaker and general manager at Barboursville Vineyards, but first and foremost, he is…

Happy new year, friends,

What does wellness mean to you?   Salads, sit-ups, CBD and sleep? Meditation and meat-free meals? While my fellow magazine editors splash out their trends for 2020 in their January issues, may I jump on the media bandwagon and toss out an idea?   I am going to try to push for more balance in … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Care for all ages at Newtown Newtown Park Primary care and Geriatrics is now open in Johns Creek and accepting new patients of all ages, newborns to geriatrics. Dr. Sudha Challa is board-certified in family medicine and geriatrics medicine trained.  Most major insurances are accepted and offer a full-service primary care and preventive care with … Continued

Solomon Brothers Alpharetta Grand Opening

Solomon Brothers' new space evokes a sleek, youthful feel with a refreshed look complete with endless natural light, impressive display stations, private diamond viewing rooms and an in-store bar. Founded in 1982 by South-African born brothers Ivan, Howard and Anthony Solomon, now run by Ivan’s son Jaron Solomon alongside his wife Alli. 2500 Old Milton Pkwy

Meet Dr. Challa

Q: Your practice specializes in services for pediatrics as well as geriatrics, offering compassionate care for every generation. Most of our readers fall into the 40-60 age group. You also offer IV Fluid Hydration and med spa services. What are your most popular treatments and their benefits?

The Graivier Center Celebrates

The Graivier Center hosted its 12th annual Evening of Beauty last month featuring exclusive Hydrafacial and Vivace Micro-needling demonstrations, special pricing, and even a little Prosecco. Many new connections were made, and great relationships were fostered. Schedule your appointment at their beautiful, state-of-the-art medical office today. TheGraivierCenter.com

Wellness is a Way of Life

Sue G. Collins:  You studied medicine in Houston, here in Atlanta and LA.  Are there any fitness or wellness habits you have carried with you through the years?

Peering into Lapeer 

Trying to eat healthy can be a real challenge when dining out, but we found it easy at the new Alpharetta seafood restaurant, Lapeer. Inspired by the coast, this pretty spot creates an elevated beach feel with contemporary decor, serving fresh seafood.

Religious Diversity, Inclusion

A deep respect for difference is a way of life at Woodward Academy. Our students and faculty bring a variety of races, cultures, ethnicities, and learning styles as well as the beautiful differences of their various religious faiths. 

Guy’s Gift Guide

And at the blink of an eye, the winter holiday season is upon us. As we do every year, we make it a priority to ease the task of shopping for meaningful, practical, and off-the-beaten-path gifts recipients will appreciate. Mixing it up, we are recommending a variety of presents in different price ranges for everyone to afford and enjoy.