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A lawyer, a rabbi and a shrink walk into a bar.

Sensational Strawberries

Few times of year are better than strawberry season when you’re in Georgia, and that’s because we’ve got some of the most delicious strawberries out there, right in our backyard. The Pepper-Crusted Steak with Strawberry-Balsamic Glaze and Lavender-Strawberry Shortcake recipes highlight the bright, fresh taste of strawberries that we all look forward to in spring! Our friends at Garnish &…

Farm Fresh

 Get ready to get healthy, Alpharetta!  The award-winning Alpharetta Farmers Market opens this month. Known as one of the best places to spend a Saturday morning in North Fulton, the Alpharetta Farmers Market opens Saturday, April 16, and will run Saturdays through October 29 along Milton Avenue at Old Canton Street.  With dozens of local vendors selling everything from artwork and…

Fired Up

 John Scroggin likes it hot.  2800 degrees, to be exact.   As a blacksmith, Jack heats steel and iron in his fire-fueled forge to a clay-like state so he can move it, mold it and work it into shapes he creates for tools, historically accurate hardware and cool household items like bespoke fireplace tools, scrolled wine racks and branded bottle openers.

Readers’ Choice Awards

party celebrated with tastings from our favorite local restaurants who believe that community comes first. Tito's Vodka, Four Roses Bourbon and Pop’s Wine & Spirits sponsored a cocktail hour. Cheers to all the winners. Photography Nicole Stephens & Christy Lee

Thoroughly Mod

In this Cumming Street renovation, the architect and homeowners created a magical connection between a family-friendly interior and the green outdoors. They chose large windows and French doors to provide pleasing views from every room to the wooded backyard with old-growth trees and a stream. The house’s character changed from a typical 1960’s ranch (dark, low ceilings, sparse windows, long halls,…

Clean Now, List Later

7 Tips To Get Your Home Ready To Sell – from Rhonda Shell Real Estate

Readers’ Choice Awards

The Graivier Center 
3333 Old Milton Parkway, Suite 260
Credibility in the community is crucial, and The Graivier Center has more than 20 years of proven professionalism in the Atlanta area. While Dr. Graivier’s private practice has grown over the decades into a world-renowned plastic surgery facility, The Graivier Center maintains an intimate setting. As a board certified plastic surgeon in Atlanta,…


Less than a six-hour drive from Atlanta, Charleston transports its visitors into a magical, serene world. For years , this Southern destination has been at the top of international and national lists as the number one city in the United States.  For a unique and luxurious stay, The Grand Bohemian Charleston is a destination in itself. Designed to celebrate creativity and captivate discerning guests,…

Making a Fabulous Life

For Charline Shelby, the path from the corporate world to a creative field involved small steps and a final leap of faith. She had started crafting jewelry as a hobby in 2008 and found it to be a therapeutic release from her position at an engineering firm. Although Shelby made individual pieces for family and friends, she had no thought…