Beach, here I come!

 Article Sue G. Collins  I spend most of the summer outdoors (I'm writing this sitting on the cottage porch) so I asked the experts at Aesthetic Specialty Centre to recommend the smartest products for my summer beach bag. I'm loving them all!  1)  Colorescience brush on SPF, powered by EnviroScreen™ Technology, this all-powerful, all-mineral skin shield provides total protection in one…

Small Fries

 Article and Photography Maria Smith  From the smallest babies to the most “senior” citizens to the furry friends who are also part of our families, all are welcome in Alpharetta. If you're looking for a family-friendly restaurant, a pet-friendly patio, or a local event that works for everyone, check out our favorites in and around our community.  Avalon Night’s Live, Avalon, 400…

Caroline Forever

 Article and Photography Sean O'Keefe  Happy, spunky, and feisty are three words that describe 4-year-old Caroline Brewer. While spending a good amount of time keeping her two older brothers in line, Caroline loves going to preschool, playing with her friends, and practicing ballet. In addition to that, Caroline is fighting a battle that no child should ever have to face. …

It’s Joe Time

 Article Tori Allen | Photography Provided  Lucy and Ben Liu began their coffee business from a shared love of high-end, delicious coffee. Belux Coffee Roasters first was an online retail store that quickly grew in popularity and the Liu family decided to open its first storefront in spring 2018 to make its in-house roasted coffee beans more accessible to the…

Trust Earned

 Article Maria Smith | Photography Nicole Stephens  Morgan & DiSalvo PC  5755 North Point Pkwy Suite 17

Back to School

 Article Sue G. Collins  Whitefield Academy  1 Whitefield Drive, SE  Smyrna, GA 30126

Kids Rule!

 Article Rhiannon Johnson   There are thousands of books written for kids, parents, and families covering every aspect of children and pets. The three releases we are highlighting in this issue focus on youth activism, child psychology, and discussing the difficult topic of death with a child. We invite you to visit one of our local bookstores to purchase these releases,…

Lending a Helping Paw

 Article Melissa Brown | Photography Provided  Humane Hearts is always looking for more therapy dogs as they have more demand than they can supply at the moment. Interested? Email Humane.Hearts@ForsythPets.org  FB: @HumaneHearts

August 2018 Around Town

Prostate Screening at Northside Northside Hospital Cancer Institute is offering a community screening to determine men’s risk for developing prostate cancer on Thursday, August 23, 5:30-8 p.m. at Northside/Alpharetta Medical Campus, 3400 Old Milton Parkway, Building A, Suite 130. Eligibility: men, ages 45-75 with no prior diagnosis of prostate cancer, no prostate exam within the … Continued

“Fore” Kids Golf Classic

On May 8, over 200 golfers played in the 23rd annual “Fore” Kids Golf Classic, sponsored by the Fulton Education Foundation, at Golf Club of Georgia to benefit Fulton County Schools' students and staff. The event supports student achievement, enhances students' physical well-being, strengthens teacher training and provides staff recognition.