Wellness Forever

Wellness Within Your Walls is a locally-launched initiative to bring sustainability to the interior design and home building trades. Laura Turner Seydel and her husband Rutherford Seydel hosted a reception for the newly appointed British ambassador for the initiative, based in Buckhead. Jillian Pritchard Cooke co-hosted. WellnessWithinYourWalls.com

Happy New Year, Alpharetta

I’m not going to hammer you with New Year’s resolution guilt in this letter, or urge you to forgive and forget. I’m sure you’re getting that at every turn. Personally, I set my goals every summer when I head to the lake and review and reset with my friends while sailing and gazing out into the clear deep water. (Uh…

Around Town

Johns Creek Beautification has installed two sculptures of its newly approved public art program, ArtSpot. ArtSpot is dedicated to the use of art in public outdoor places as a means to strengthen and enrich the identity and culture of the City of Johns Creek community. The first sculpture, called “He Stopped and Turned to See and Listen…” was created by…

The Story of Alpharetta’s Own Jekyll Brewing

Inside the currently expanded wing of Jekyll Brewing Company based in a small business district of Alpharetta, six employees are diligently working to bottle and package the brewery’s highly anticipated Red Neck Christmas Stout in time for the festive month of December. Brewery Co-Owner and Brewmaster Josh Rachel—garbed in overalls, a long-sleeved company shirt, work boots, and a skullcap—is operating…

Join the Great Purge & Clean of 2016!

Happy New Year! Now that you’ve got your fitness and wellness goals firmly in place, it’s time to look closely at the space around you and ask yourself, “Are things looking a little cluttered?” or “Are my closets bursting at the seams?” Why not set a goal to de-clutter and, more importantly, to simplify this year?

Meet You at Colletta

Rustic Italian meets hip, urban loft. Here in Alpharetta? Most definitely. Right here, nestled on one of the side streets at Avalon, Colletta makes you feel like you've entered a sleek, upscale in-town hotspot. Colletta, Italian for “collection, a meeting place,” is all that and more, with the soundtrack of chatter from happy customers and hustle and bustle of the…

Happy Hummus

We could say that if you don’t know House of Hummus yet, you’re not alone, as the modest storefront in a North Point satellite shopping plaza is tough to spot from the road. But plenty of north metro Atlanta diners have found this flavorful gem, and it’s quickly become a must-visit (lunch is more bustling than dinnertime) for fans craving…

Helping Out With Mom

The new year is upon us, and with the turn of a new calendar comes resolutions – to lose weight, to fall in love, or to give back to the community. The Young Men’s Service League of Alpharetta exemplifies this spirit of giving year-round. The YSML, a nationwide mother/son philanthropy organization, strives to improve both the surrounding community while strengthening…

The 2016 KIA Optima SX LTD Ushers in 2016 in Style

2015 was a great year in the automotive industry with the debut of new models, high-tech gadgetry, and more engine power, while answering the challenges of gas conservation and the demands for all-electric. KIA’s 2016 Optima SX LTD successfully proves that there still can be room for improvement on last year’s already sound four-door sedan with enhancements to the body…