Happy March

My sweet mom used to remind us, March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Growing up in Michigan, we hoped and prayed that was true. By March, we’d had it with shoveling, muddy icicles mucking up wheel wells, freezing grey days and the lack of sunshine. Here in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody, March will mostly…

March 2017 Around Town

Our friends at Sewell Appliance in Sandy Springs are offering a chance to win a free Wolf Range Cooktop to readers who stop in to discuss kitchen renovation plans. It’s simple. Bring in the magazine and meet with one of the professional kitchen consultants. Share your ideas and plans and let them show you the latest in design and technologies.…

Wiz at the JCC

From March 9 - 19, Jerry’s Habima Theatre, Georgia’s only theatrical company featuring actors with special needs, directed and produced by professionals, will present its 24th production, The Wizard of Oz. All Habima productions are held at the MJCCA’s Morris & Rae Frank Theatre, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. Jerry’s Habima Theatre has been the recipient of several prestigious honors…

GOCA Flies High for Cancer Awareness at Gala

The Sandy Springs-based Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance is set to host another spectacular soiree at the Delta Flight Museum with its seventh annual Shaken, Not Stirred Gala, on Saturday, March 11. All proceeds from the event support the organization’s statewide education and awareness efforts and community outreach programs. Last year’s gala drew 700 attendees and raised almost $250,000. The GOCA…

Eat Dessert First at Alon’s

Alon’s Bakery & Market - Dunwoody has become a neighborhood oasis, offering a convenient location to host a business meeting, enjoy a casual lunch on the outdoor patio, or to scheme and plan a fun date night, strolling through the market. Alon’s offers a few items dining options specific to the Dunwoody location, including artisan wood-fired pizzas, all natural local…

Burn Boot Camp Lights Up Fitness Scene

They say it takes 66 days to form a new habit, and millions of people promised themselves that 2017 would be the year of personal fitness. However, motivation is easily lost; old habits die hard. Only around 8% of those who resolved diet and exercise have stuck with it into this early spring month.

The 2017 Honda Ridgeline AWD RTL-E 

With spring break on the horizon, we made it a priority to find an automobile that would be the best to suit the travel needs of multiple people. The 2017 Honda Ridgeline AWD RTL-E was one of the standouts that covered a lot of demands, whether it's hitting the beach, heading for the mountains, or being the life of an…

Alaina’s Home Ranch Chili

While visiting the enchanting luxury dude ranch, Home Ranch in Clark, Colorado last month, one of the kitchen's talented chefs served this chili during a three-course gourmet lunch. After a morning of snow shoeing and horse back riding through just a slice of the ranch's 4,000 rolling acres, we rambled into the log-hewn dining room to find a roaring fire…

Appy Meals

It seems like we rely on apps for everything from the weather to traffic, so why not rely on apps to help you find or cook food? We’ve tested six apps that will make finding a place to eat out or a recipe to cook at home an easy decision. Download and you'll be on your way to a satisfying…

Cars and Cash

We love it when road trips have a theme and our recent trip to Nashville and Bowling Green certainly had it — Cars! Just south of Nashville is the Nissan Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant where free tours are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Altima, Maxima, LEAF, Pathfinder, Rogue and Infiniti QX60 are manufactured here. In fact, about 640,000 vehicles…