November 2015 Around Town

Mayor Kasim Reed, District 11 Council Member Keisha Lance Bottoms, Department of Public Works Commissioner Richard Mendoza, and Continental Colony Community Association representative Marva Kenney were present in southwest Atlanta as Mayor Kasim Reed hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil streetscape enhancements to Greenbriar Parkway and Headland Drive in southwest Atlanta. The project features a 10-foot pedestrian sidewalk, traffic…

Second Annual Diner En Blanc

Approximately 1,700 people attended the elegant dinner party that took over Peachtree Street. Celebrated in cities throughout the world, the Fox Theater provided the perfect Atlanta backdrop for this pop up event. 
Photos by Tiffany Powell Photography

The Power of Thanksgiving

One of the most popular narratives in the Bible is the feeding of the 5,000 found in the Gospels. The pertinent portion of this story often overlooked is what Christ does before the miracle. The disciples told Jesus it would take a year's wages to feed this many men, not including the women and children. Jesus responded with a question,…

Holiday Meals Made Easy with Get Dinner to Go

There’s crispness in the air that is undeniably fall and I feel an excitement for things to come. The anticipation of seeing family and friends from far and near, football games to enjoy, parades to watch and delicious foods to eat is overwhelming. I love the thought of Thanksgiving. My family has a rich history of getting together for a…

Sear Bourbon Bar

Tuck away your work and unwind at Sear Bourbon bar, located inside the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Choose from a variety of more than 20 unique and local Bourbon selections, ice pressed and crafted by the restaurant's master bartenders. Sip, savor and relax as our bartenders take you on a flight, enchanting you with masterfully blended cocktails. Marriott's Bourbon Program is…

At Home in South Fulton

This is just a sample of the luxury that can be found in beautiful South Fulton. Spacious homes and beautiful landscapes are available at each price point. Local real estate agents are pleased to highlight the following offerings right here in our neighborhood.

2015 Infiniti QX80

The Infiniti QX80 is a vehicle of contradictions and it always leaves me with mixed feelings. I’ve never been a fan of the exterior styling, yet the interior beckons with soft leather and wood trim. The V-8 engine guzzles fuel but it is extremely smooth and strong enough to tow 8,500 pounds. In summary, this full-size SUV shines from the…

Give Your Bedroom 
Decor Some Spice

If I told you a bedroom makeover would instantly transform your love life, what would you say? “Oh, I know she didn’t go there.” Yes. I did.

Your Livelihood vs. Your Calling

What happens when the company you love does not love you back? Or, when you give 100 percent in the day-to-day race for your career and still leave the office feeling stuck, empty, overlooked and underutilized?

A Prescription for Laughter

SFL: What’s the best thing about living in the South Fulton area? LW: You can get a big house for a nice price in South Fulton. There are lots of wonderful people in South Fulton too SFL: What was the best part of representing ATL on Last Comic Standing? How do you think the experience will impact your comedy career?

November is more 
than just Thanksgiving.

Yes. It’s November. And it’s Thanksgiving. People say time flies when you’re having fun. I say time always flies, fun or not. So, it’s that much more important to constantly give thanks, be it November or March, rainy or sunny, good times or bad. I think there’s something therapeutic about saying “thank you,” especially when people aren’t expecting it.

Caring for Congo Gala at the St. Regis

Dikembe Mutombo Foundation hosted the gala. Proceeds from the star-studded event will benefit the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photos by Tiffany Powell Photography