A Christmas Wish

Gee Whiz! It's Christmas! It’s said that it’s better the give than receive and at this time of year, when we celebrate God’s greatest gift to the world, Jesus Christ, there is truly a joy in serving others. It is my pleasure to bring you a story of some of your neighbors, Vincent Cain, Dyan Matthews and Cookie Smoak, each…

Annual Best of South Fulton Awards 
Reception Held at Infiniti of South Atlanta

The best of the best received their awards at the reception with entertainment by comedian Pierre. Fox 5 Anchor Deidra Dukes served as Mistresss of Ceremonies. Photography Pitter Productions

On the Rocxs

“On The Rocxs was birthed from my passion of creating memorable experiences coupled with high-end cocktails,” stated Neiva, owner and operator. On The Rocxs, LLC was created in 2013. Named for the owner’s dad, who was affectionately known as Rocky and the creative inspiration that led her to start On The Rocxs was drawn from Neiva’s mother. As a wedding…

Bold Lips and Bow Ties Day Party Hosted By 
Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Atlanta Chapter

The Atlanta chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. hosted the event benefitting local charities at the Gathering Spot. Atlanta chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is a community service organization that is dedicated to the improvement of children everywhere. Photography Dina Perez and Ira Singleton.

Fayette County Lifestyle Magazine Presents the 
Best of Fayette at Awards Reception

The reception, held at Atlanta East Aviation, was hosted by Boni Blackstone and Shawn Cleaves from 92.5 The Bear. 
Guests enjoyed appetizers created by Hanna Brothers. PHOTOGRAPHY Gobi Photography

December 2016 Around Town

Nearly 300 Bert’s Big Adventure family members from past trips gathered together for the Fall Reunion Adventure. The festivities took place at the College Football Hall of Fame & Chick-fil-A Fan Experience, where families were joined by the Bert’s Big Adventure staff and a handful of volunteers for a great evening that would not have been possible without the support of Dentistry for Children and Family Orthodontics.

Fifth Annual Pink Frog Affair: An Evening of Poetry, Music and Dance

Over 1,500 breast cancer awareness supporters celebrated with The Pink Frog Foundation at its 5th Annual Pink Frog Affair: An Evening of Poetry, Music and Dance on October 7, 2016, at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel on the campus of Morehouse College. The celebration featured Gospel Sensation Beverly Crawford as well as other amazing entertainment and inspiring testimonies…

Michelle’s Holiday Picks

I love a man that smells good. Even better, I like being the reason he smells good. So, my guy is probably getting Ovation for Men for Christmas (I'm hoping he's not reading this). It's clean, and it leaves just enough of a soft scent to let me know he was there. Yep, that's my go to for the season.…

2016 Gift Guide: Editor’s Picks

My FIL, aka Papa, is a great guy who loves to fish. Though his fishing trips with my son seem to be more about snacks and relaxing in nature than anything else, I don’t want to hear any more excuses. This gadget will keep y’all from coming home empty-handed. It even links to your cell phone with an app to…

My Sister’s Arms Gala at South Fulton Arts Center

My Sister's Arms is an organization dedicated to serving women who have overcome insurmountable odds. Since 2010, the organization has facilitated programs to support women who are survivors of breast and ovarian cancer and domestic violence.

Tamika English

Tamika Mignon English, native to Atlanta, has been singing for as long as she could talk. She distinctively remembers, at the age of four, sporting a camel colored suede skirt, some play heels, and a red wig, while offering her version of What’s Love Got to Do with It. She soon realized that music was her part after many people…

A Grimes Family Christmas

With more than three decades in the South Fulton area, the Grimes family has a passion for South Fulton like no other and is proud to call the SWATS home. Residing in the heart of Southwest Atlanta’s hidden treasure, Wynn’s Way at King’s Lake, they’ve become fond of the relaxing lake, beautiful landscapes, friendly wildlife, unique trees and plants and…

Inspired By the Black Doll Affair

Are you aware of that black and white doll test wherein black children overwhelmingly identified the black doll as bad, ugly and least preferred? These results were disconcerting, to say the least, in that they were so indicative of the negative view these black children had of themselves. The Black Doll Affair invites you to become a living Black Doll…

Mother Daughter Dentist Duo Deliver Smiles

As a little girl, Dr. Kanetta Lott was enthralled to meet her great uncle, a retired dentist, during a family trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She delighted in spending the day playing with his old dentistry equipment out on the porch. “It just fascinated me that we would have a dentist in our family,” recalls Lott.

South Fulton Power Players

South Fulton county is one of Georgia’s greatest gems. It combines the beauty of freedom from the hustle of city life with unprecedented growth and outstanding communities. A common thread in South Fulton is breeding greats and power players for generations. Fellowshipping in South Fulton is personal and professional as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals, whether…

2016 Gift Guide: Editors Picks 2

And don’t forget the product! Wonder Curl gives Curlies what their hair wants and needs: definition. The products are designed to leave your curls looking great and feeling moisturized. They use ingredients that benefit your hair inside and out. Superior butters and fine oils like Shea Butter and Castor Oil protect your hair, while exotic oils pair together in a…