The Inspiring Sullivan Sisters

It’s said the bond between sisters is unbreakable. That holds true for the Sullivan sisters who are three years apart, have strikingly different yet beautiful personalities and, most importantly, share a deep love for one another. In the last several months, however, Saville, 20, and Lilia, 17, have embarked upon an unexpected and challenging journey--but they face it together.

Rotary Convention 2017

Rotary’s 108th annual international convention brought more than 40,000 Rotary club members from over 170 countries to Atlanta – injecting an estimated $52.3 million into the local economy. Rotary members engaged in a full agenda of world class speakers and workshops on 
improving lives and communities around the world.

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Nellie E. Bird Elementary. West Junior High. Plymouth Salem High School. Albion College. University of Oregon. Each of my alma maters have left an indelible impression on me. My fifth-grade teacher was a tough boot camp sergeant in the classroom but a puppy dog at the swim club where he taught swim lessons or when we met in the aisles…

August 2017 Around Town

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta announces the appointment of Michael Patria as executive chef of the leading luxury hotel in the city. In his role, Patria will oversee the kitchen of breakfast destination, Park 75, and its popular lunch and dinner outlet, Bar Margot. In addition to revamping the Bar Margot menu, the chef also curated a terrace garden at the…

Pop a Squat on The Porch

Arts Center Station is Midtown Atlanta’s busiest MARTA rail stop, and has become a destination in its own right for the nearly 7,000 people who pass through it on a daily basis. To celebrate it as a gateway into the District, Midtown Alliance partnered last year with MARTA, the High Museum of Art, and local artists to enhance the plaza-turned-“Porch”…

Tracing Passions

I'm an architect, and have been since November 4, 2015, when I received my license to practice from the Georgia State Board of Architects and Interior Designers. It was a proud day, many, many years in the making. Becoming an architect is a multi-year process involving at least five years of college education, three years of work experience, all capped…

Ansley’s Columns

A
nsley Park is known for its eclectic mix of architectural styles—from neoclassical revival, to arts and crafts, to modern—but who would have thought that this historical mingling also includes an antebellum touch. The most distinctive feature of 149 Peachtree Circle—an imposing white structure perched high on a hill at Peachtree Circle and 17th Street—is the twelve Ionic columns that ring…

The ABCs of College Essays

If you’re the parent of a college-bound student, you know well all that goes into the college admissions process. From taking the SAT or ACT to the researching of colleges, there’s a lot to do in a relatively short amount of time. But what about the application essay? “If the college to which your teen is applying requires or strongly…

10 Ways to Prepare For First Day of School Jitters

This fall a new group of 5 and 6 year olds will embark on the first significant milestone of their educational journey: kindergarten. Whether you’ve been through years of preschool or not, the transition into “big kid school” can cause parents and children alike some first-day anxiety.

2017 BMW 530i Sedan

The BMW is one of the most impressive in the 2017 class of luxury sedans. The exterior's remodeled balance of sleek meets muscular thanks to chief of design Karim Habib’s vision can be further enhanced by strongly recommended package options for the $51,200 base model.