Made in Georgia

Happy summer, South Fulton! There is so much going on here for summer! Kids are out of school and it’s time to have some fun. From camp to vacation Bible school to staycations to fabulous trips, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

July 2015 Good Times

The Ivy Community Foundation of the Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority held it’s 10th Annual Pink Cultured Pearls Cotillion at the Georgia World Congress Center in Downtown Atlanta.

Splash into Summer

Fourth of July Fireworks in East Point. Or drive a little further to Centennial Park or Lenox Mall. Peachtree Road Race 10K, July 4, follows a scenic, hilly course from Buckhead to Piedmont Park. Reptile Day, July 11. Come face-to-face with live pythons, king snakes, geckos, tortoises, monitors, and iguanas, and see presentations about them on Reptile Day at the…

July 2015 Around Town

After 32 years of dedicated service to Atlanta's hospitality community, Kathleen Bertrand, senior vice president of community and governmental affairs at the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB), is retiring.

Celebrity Photographer Drexina Nelson

devotee of fashion since an early age, Drexina Nelson began her career in Atlanta as a makeup artist for some of the city’s most prominent photographers. Upon completing both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees at Clark Atlanta University, she opted to pursue a career in photography where she could combine her love for beauty and…

Madi J: A Star is Born

Have you ever dreamed of being on the cover of a magazine? Or being on one of the many billboards in New York City in Times Square? Madison €œMadi J€ is working on fulfilling that dream. In October 2014, Madi J graced the internet and social media by being a part of Pretty Brown Girl €œLaila Doll Holiday Campaign.  Madi J…

California Has Better Donuts, But My Dog Lives in Atlanta

Snoop Dogg lied to me. I found no drama in the LBC. While working as head writer for Bounce TV’s new sitcom "Mann & Wife," the only thing I found in Long Beach was sunshine and donuts. Lots of donuts.

Annual Mother-Daughter Luncheon

The Pearls of Purpose Foundation, Inc., a foundation established by the Nu Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.®, hosted its 28th Annual Pink Pearl Mother – Daughter Luncheon. Photos by Darnell WIlliams Photography

Summertime Safety for Kids

Finally, it is summertime: a time of relaxation, fun, family time, and long and lazy days. Summer is a time when children are a little more independent, they are off with friends, away at camp, on vacations and field trips, and other things. As parents, we do a pretty good job of preparing our children for these adventures. We pack…

Home Matters

Flexibility and Stylish Functionality Help the Verwaynes Feel Right at Home Article Delia Carter | Photography By Ben Brown When the Verwaynes chose their spacious Southwest Atlanta home, they paid as much attention to the layout as the location.  Choosing a house with good bones and a flexible floor plan meant that when they were … Continued