Happy Summer Friends

I hope this finds you sipping sweet tea in the shade somewhere that makes you feel like a kid again. Isn’t that what summer is all about? Feeling unencumbered and inspired? I thought I’d keep it simple this month and share this recipe from a cookbook I helped edit in the 1990’s when we lived in Hong Kong. It’s a…

Pinecrest Welcomes Coach Mathis

Pinecrest Academy, a PreK3-12 Catholic School in Forsyth County, held a press conference to introduce the school's new football coach, 
Terance Mathis. Mathis spent most of his NFL career as a receiver for the Atlanta Falcons and was named All-Pro in 1994.

July 2017 Around Town

Kendra Scott is a fashion accessories and lifestyle brand of big dreams, colorful confidence, and inspired design. Founded on Family, Fashion and Philanthropy, they believe giving back is the truest form of success. A national charity, a hometown crisis, a local organization, or a friend in need, Kendra Scott always has something to give. The Kendra Scott Avalon team recently…

Sweet Support

The Capital Grille Buckhead is proud to sponsor Polo in the Pines, benefiting the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Polo in the Pines President Tina Fowler introduced The Capital Grille’s Sales and Market Manager Johanna Lozano to the charity during one of her visits to the restaurant. Over time, Tina and Johanna’s ongoing conversations around the work Polo in the Pines…

Merit Rewarded

Megha Desai, a senior at Alpharetta High School, was recently selected as a recipient of a $1,000 scholarship for the Julian and Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Community Bankers Association of Georgia (CBA), and funded by CBA and its membership.

From Brazil to Alpharetta, With Love

The name Chic Evolution in Art was chosen to represent the ever evolving nature of the Alpharetta gallery, which features modern sculptures, paintings, cast glass, crafts, collectibles and sophisticated furnishings. Owner and founder Ivan Pitoni has built a local, national and international clientele over the past 15 years, while being a true ambassador of pure passion, local art and giving…

Atlanta Braves’ SunTrust Park Fare Hits a Home Run

Having a ticket stub to prove you were one of the first to attend the all-new Atlanta Braves SunTrust Park certainly provides invaluable sports memorabilia, but leaving with a content stomach could be just as unforgettable. To complement the experience of witnessing home runs, singing “Take Me Out To the Ballgame” in the seventh inning, hoping to catch a fly…

Best Summer Reads

After you’ve packed the cooler and the sunscreen, you’re probably looking for a great summer read to add to your beach bag. Whether you want lighthearted humor, heart racing thrills, or Old Hollywood glamour, we’ve got the perfect book for you. Here are six new releases that everyone will be talking about this season.

Stick it to ‘em!

Here are two automobiles—the 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF and 2017 Focus RS—that are not only stellar buys, but come with a manual transmission for the true driving experience.

Sophomore’s Summer Playlist

I made this playlist two days after completing my second year at college. Sitting in the passenger seat on the way home, I added more than 70 songs to a playlist as the 1996 Chevy Suburban, that would later break down in Indianapolis, schlepped along the weathered Midwestern freeway. With each song I placed, I remembered the moment that was…