Take Your Dad Outside

Sure, brunch and bow ties are grand, but this year, why not grab your favorite man and head outside? Father's Day shares the month of June with National Trails Day and the 85th anniversary of Georgia’s State Park System. Park rangers are saying “hike with us on Father's Day” as a way to honor our country’s largest public trail event.…

Hello, Alpharetta

Meet our hard-working marketing manager, Karyn Slovin. She has lived in Alpharetta/Johns Creek for 24 years. She loves working in her hometown and helps our advertisers build their businesses through collaborations and marketing with this magazine. We are so fortunate to have her! Karyn has two children and a dog (a Jack Russell terrier/beagle mix). She loves art, music, theater…

Steeplechase + Lifestyle

Atlanta Steeplechase welcomed Lifestyle Publications to the trackside party, with sponsors JR Revelry Distillery, Champion Security, Sub Zero, Aesthetic Specialty Centre and Atlanta Face and Body sponsoring, with Golsen Dentistry supporting 
the lively fundraiser for Bert's Big Adventure. Photos by Scott Areman

Around Town


SwatchPop! is a start-up tech company founded by high school classmates Jessica McRae and Kristen Yonson, from Alpharetta. It’s the first-and-only website in the interior design industry that allows consumers to collaborate with professional interior designers for home decorating projects big and small, quickly, affordably, and 100% online. Clients create a virtual design profile that matches them with the ideal…

Chef Makes Family Main Course

Alpharetta residents know that the place to go for a classic night out is Ray’s at Killer Creek. However, what they may not know is that the chef behind the delicious offerings at the high-end restaurant is also a father. Like many chefs in the industry, Mike Fuller works grueling days with long hours that can extend into the wee…

Making a Gentleman

Shot on location at Westside Ironworks. We wanted to introduce Alpharetta Lifestyle to another cool shopping area ITP. Go Explore! In July 2013, Westside Ironworks, LLC was formed to acquire the old site of Ironworks International, Inc. Principals Frank Buonanotte and Jeff Stein wield decades of commercial real estate experience. The Westside Ironworks redevelopment transforms the former site of Iron-Works…

Going Green

Garbed in running shoes, fashionable jeans, and a track jacket branded with her company logo, the always industrious Laura Green—the owner of Green Basements and Remodeling—is conversing in both Spanish and English with a cleaning crew at her newly purchased home nestled in the cul-de-sac of a community in Woodstock, GA. With more than 7,000-square-feet of space to perfect for…

North Fulton Rotary Club Helps Orphans in Swaziland

Forced by desperation, an ailing mother puts her sleeping baby in the river hoping the downward current will take him to a better, safer home. It was not rainy season in Swaziland – the landlocked nation in southern Africa – so rivers lay stagnant, filled with flesh-biting animals. Riddled with crab bites, Baby River (as he was later named by…