Chasing Childhood Dreams

Can I pose a question? When you were a kid and someone asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up, what did you say? The answers of our South Fulton Lifestyle staff were telling, if not surprising. Donna, our amazing, patient, Sales and Office assistant wanted to be a teacher. And our hardworking advertising salesperson, Stephanie, envisioned…

Business After Hours at the Westin 
Atlanta Airport Hotel

The South Fulton Chamber of Commerce proudly presented “Business After Hours” at the Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel. 
Photography Derrick "Benetez" Bryant of Art by Benitez.

Pearls of Purpose Presents The Great Gatsby

The Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference center played host to this lavish event with a Roaring 20's theme. Dr. Dawn Beatrice Griffin serves as the head of the foundation. Photography Darnell Williams.

Around Town

The members of the Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter of The Links, Incorporated recently celebrated the chapter’s 20th anniversary with its signature fundraiser “Linking Heart & Soul” at the Atlanta History Center. More than 400 distinguished guests attended the Sunday afternoon champagne brunch featuring live entertainment by the Infinity Show Band. Honorary co-chairs, former Mayor of Atlanta Shirley Franklin and Carolyn Young…

Prom Preview 2016

Be Fashion Forward! What are you wearing? Head to the nearest dress shop or department store and peruse their selections. One of our favorite places to buy a gown is Sweet Elegance Bridal located in Decatur. Well worth the drive, the staff here are so incredibly welcoming and provide you with a customized shopping experience that is unparalleled. They’ve got…

Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo is a jewel nestled in downtown College Park, a well-established community near Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport and one of the fastest growing cities in metropolitan Atlanta. The 142-room property opened in the summer of 2009. The Hotel Indigo Atlanta College Park was one of the brand’s first new-build properties, and joins the Hotel Indigo Atlanta Midtown, the…

Center for Civil and Human Rights

The Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta is an engaging cultural attraction that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s Global Human Rights Movements. Its purpose is to create a safe space for visitors to explore the fundamental rights of all human beings so that they leave inspired and empowered to join the ongoing dialogue about…

Discover the South Fulton Arts Center

South Fulton Arts Center is a hidden gem in the South Fulton Community. Its location is snugly nestled between the Cliftondale Multipurpose Facility and the baseball field at Cliftondale Park. As Fulton County’s southernmost arts facility, South Fulton Arts Center strives to provide accessible, quality arts programming for the seven municipalities of South Fulton and the rural areas of unincorporated…

Narviar Griffin, Dedicated to Children and the Arts

A goal to serve. Narviar Griffin, Interim Arts Program Manager,is a Clark-Atlanta alumna, and a former dancer and dance instructor. She is the heart and soul of South Fulton Arts Center (SFAC). She brings a passion and authenticity to the center that cannot be denied. When there were kids in the afterschool program who needed something to do, she offered…

Challenging Expectations: 
The Infiniti QX60

If you research the new QX60, the tagline states “Challenge your Expectations of Versatile Elegance,” and that’s exactly what it will do. This luxury crossover sports utility vehicle will force you to cross out your expectations from the view on the outside once you familiarize yourself with the cockpit. It screams take the family for a long trip and explore…

Building Atlanta Metro Studios

A life in the arts can be very rewarding. Working in the entertainment industry can also be a journey into the unknown, far-flung from a typical “9 to 5” existence. At Atlanta Metro Studios, our teams’ backgrounds range from producers, production designers and transportation coordinators to construction, development and studio executives. Our life in the arts has taken each of…

Welcome Spring!

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