Cancer Survivor Serves As Ambassador

Go to our Web site to enter to win tickets for two the the elegant black tie gala held at the Delta Flight Museum, April 30. You'll join the Lifestyle Publications team at our media sponsor table, enjoy dinner and dancing (wait until you see our publisher's style on the dance floor!) and celebrate the strides in cancer research and…

Hello, Culture Vultures!

When my kids "discovered" vinyl, their lives changed. All three now have turntables and are building their own collections. Cool. Sound familiar? What was your first album? I had four much older brothers, teenage rebels in the late 60s and 70s. We had crates and crates full of records in our rec room. The turntable was off-limits to the little…

Around Town

Each year the Martha Stewart Bulloch Chapter National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution awards outstanding young people in our community for their patriotism and excellence in pursuit of their educational goals. This year the winner of the DAR Good Citizen Award is Pooja Juvekar from Alpharetta High School, and the American History Essay Contest winner is Carolyn Rendle…

A Symphony of Sound in Alpharetta

It’s Thursday night, and while most people are unwinding from work or preparing for the weekend, the tone inside Crabapple Baptist Church is focused. All is quiet except for the click of music stands and the shuffle of papers, as the members of Alpharetta Symphony Orchestra make their final adjustments before their next piece begins. In a single wave, conductor…

Playlists From The Modern Girl

Growing up, my parents never played the top 40 station as we drove to and fro in our iconic blue mini van. My dad strictly played “80s on 8” and “70s on 7” while my mom played the sinful sounds of Motown and Jill Scott. So, I've never have the same taste for popular music as my peers. When friends…

The Velvet Note: A Love Song

No celebration of art and culture would be complete without a love song, and this one is for The Velvet Note. Step inside this Alpharetta jazz club and you’ll soon be singing right along with me. Tucked into a nondescript strip mall on Old Milton Parkway, The Velvet Note Acoustic Living Room offers something truly extraordinary and powerful: live music…

Four Steps To Take After A Car Wreck

If you are in the unfortunate position of being injured in a vehicle collision, this article provides the first four steps we should all take to ensure the car accident is handled properly. First, immediately after the accident occurs, call 911 for the police. Even if you believe it would be unnecessary to call the police to report the accident…

A New Normal for One Alpharetta Mother

“You are in for the fight of your life,” were the words that changed Holly York and her life trajectory forever. They were the words uttered by the neurologist confirming that her daughter, Julia, had a lesion on her brain. They were the words that confirmed that the severe headaches Julia had been experiencing were not the result of prepubescent…

Porsche Atlanta Perimeter Sets A New Bar For The Car Buying Experience

The impact the prestigious German automaker Porsche has made on Georgia's capital has been tremendous within the last year. Beginning with the erection of Hapeville’s Porsche Driving Experience and headquarters in May of 2015, the grand opening of the jaw-dropping Jim Ellis Porsche Dealership on December 3 soon followed, further planting the flag bearing the automaker's signature stallion and crest…

Learning to Learn

Beth Ardell and Susie McDaniel were like so many moms. Their kids were having trouble learning and they couldn’t find the right help. Eventually, they realized that metro Atlanta didn’t have anything that would tackle the core reasons why their kids were struggling — until they heard about LearningRx, which was founded by Dr. Ken Gibson more than 25 years…