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…

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

Palmetto Bluff is Calling

 Article Sue G. Collins  Stay busy...or not. Either way, you'll feel like the most important guest at the Montage during your stay. Come for the weekend or stay for a month.    Bookend your day with mimosas on the May River aboard the lovingly restored motor yacht Grace, and a nightcap around the ground’s fire pits.

An Afternoon at the Pool

 Article Melissa Brown | Photography Christy Lee  It’s that time of year again — time for lounging by the pool with friends, family, and a refreshing cocktail. So, water you wading for?! Suit up, grab a floppy hat, and don’t forget your shades - your summer is looking bright! Take a look at photographer Christy Lee’s fun photos from our…

The Toast of the Town

 Article Sue G. Collins | Photography Dennis Malcolm Byron  While Italian food steals the show at Altobeli’s in Johns Creek, it’s the live music and special shows that take center stage.  With live entertainment and dancing seven nights a week, you can dig into a plate of linguine carbonara then dance it off at this friendly old-school neighborhood Italian restaurant…

Telluride Anytime

 Article Sue G. Collins | Photography Sue G. Collins Visit Telluride  How hard could it be? I was joining Telluride Outside for a scenic snowmobile ride along groomed trails between the Wilson and Dolores mountain ranges to historic Dunton Hot Springs for a soak in ancient waters followed by a gourmet lunch. Well, two hours driving the snow machine, the…

Outstanding Men of Alpharetta

 Article Sue G. Collins | Photography Provided   Roi Shlomo, CEO & Founder, Kale Me Crazy  Giving Back: Many of our locations partner with local schools and charities. Kale Me Crazy sources from local farms in order to support the communities that we serve. My businesses have also granted wishes with Make-a-Wish. 

Incredible Women!

 Article Valerie Shepherd  The Doctor  Jill Golsen, Cosmetic and Restorative dentist, Golsen Family Dentistry

I Do!

 Article Maria Smith | Photography Aubry Canales  Discerning brides have learned the place to go for exquisite bridal and special occasion gowns is Elite Pour La Vie in Alpharetta. This boutique is owned by the successful and beautiful Rawan Asad, who has mastered the art of exclusivity and ‘white glove service’.  AL: How has Elite Pour La Vie set itself…