Somebody’s Got to Do It

Sometimes I can’t believe my job. I’ve shared with you before, and it bears repeating, that this job is a labor of love, especially when the issue is about the men in this area. It was tough to interview some of these guys, each one more delightful than the next, and each one so very committed to our community.

South Fulton Lifestyle and Atlanta Lifestyle 
Publications Enjoy Steeplechase in Rome

SFL staff along with the editors, publishers, advertisers and readers from several Atlanta area Lifestyle Publications, including our brand new magazine Fayette County Lifestyle joined for fun in a tent that included a DJ and games. Photography Scott Areman

Let Us Make Man 10th Anniversary 
Scholarship Gala

South Fulton’s Shaun Banks of Warrior King summer camp was a proud sponsor in attendance, along with speakers: scholarship recipient Jonathan Butler, keynote speaker Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, and honoree CT Vivian.

Around Town

Community activists are improving the lives of working mothers by challenging businesses to provide breastfeeding support through successful lactation room campaign. For the first time, the world's busiest airport is giving nursing moms a quiet place to pump or breastfeed when they travel. It's a big improvement from the public restrooms, which used to be the only option for nursing…

Is Your Lifestyle Temporary?

In the song “Live it Up,” written by R&B songwriter John Legend, the lyrics reflect a shift from a life of struggle and hardship (no more robbing Peter to pay Paul or putting it in the lay-a-way) to one of prosperity and celebration of the good life. Similarly, this is what occurs when we advance in our career or business…

Rico and Orlando

This is a story that begins two decades ago. It’s a story of friendship and camaraderie. It’s a story of brotherhood. It’s a story of loyalty. I met these guys on the heels of the success of “The Art of Organized Noize,” a documentary produced by McGhee that recently made its Netflix debut. But the mood was somber. Both Rico…

El Primer Mundo

When the good people at South Fulton Lifestyle Magazine asked me to be a part of this year’s Men’s issue I was honored, with this year marking my 10th year in the premium cigar industry. It’s really been a good ride for me and being based in Atlanta has made the ride that much more enjoyable. I’ve enjoyed watching the…

Play Ball!

The Camp Creek Bombers are the little league baseball team affiliated with Sandtown Park. The team was founded by Tarveres Tate in 2013. In the spring of 2014, the Bombers proudly brought home the title of the Sandtown Baseball Tournament by turning in a decisive win at the end of an undefeated season. In the summer of 2015, the Bombers…

Men of South Fulton

Tenisha Bell is the owner of Perfect Pitch Media Group. A public relations and media training firm in Atlanta. Tenisha spent nearly 20 years in the broadcast media industry, most recently as an executive producer for CNN. She writes for various media outlets including NBC and South Fulton Lifestyle magazine. You can follow her on Twitter @TenishaTBell.

I Dare-U Academy Founder and CEO Glenn Ford, Jr. and Julio Jones Answers Some of SFL’s Questions on Food, Fashion and Paying 
it Forward

Glenn Ford, Jr. is the Chairman and CEO of i-DareU Academy, Inc. He has lived in the Cascade area of South Fulton with his wife and kids for the past 15 years. Ford loves living in this part of town. “You have the best of everything! Food, parks, entertainment, and it’s close to downtown and the airport.” In addition to…


My wife and I were sitting in a psychiatrist’s office. He’d just spent an hour with my six-year old son. We were there to hear the news that we already knew. Our son has some expressive language issues, cognitive learning challenges, fine motor and gross motor skill delays, dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder(ADHD). As time progressed, I’ve slowly accepted…