Vinings Gallery by Denard

After graduating from the Columbus College of Art and Design, Denard Stalling moved to Atlanta in 1989 and started working at a gallery. There, he met Gary Handler. He had no idea that 10 years later they would be opening their own gallery together.

Talking Taxes with Calvin Bomar

 Article Joy Webb | Photography Donna Permell  How long have you been a tax attorney? How can readers find you?  I have been a tax attorney for 18 years. I opened my Atlanta office in 2008 and moved to the Vinings area at Galleria Office Park in 2012.

Josie’s Friends

Buying high-quality consignment clothing is not only good for your wallet but is also an environmentally friendly decision. Here are three reasons why. 

Three Locations, Two Sisters, One Theory

Orangetheory Fitness has revolutionized the world of training one location at a time, and two sisters in the greater Atlanta area have spread their passion for the workout franchise throughout three cities thus far. As a one-hour workout inside incredibly convenient and welcoming gyms, Orangetheory eliminates the need to purchase overpriced workout machines, create weekly circuits or plans from memory,…

DDP Yoga Performance Center

If you could train like an MMA fighter, sweat like an NFL player, grind like an Olympic champion and stretch like a world-renowned yoga trainer, would you opt in? Diamond Dallas Page put his imagination to the test and produced one of the most successful workout programs in the world: DDP Yoga, a workout that's suitable for all of the…

The Smyrna Team

It is a quiet, sunny morning at Paces & Vine restaurant when Eddie Hudson reveals the secret behind the success of The Smyrna Team. Seated inside, at a section of tables draped in white cloth, he glances at his group of Keller Williams professionals, then leans in and says, “Once it stops being fun, we're out!"

Maid Right of Marietta

Flu season may be over but leftover germs and other bacteria can linger. Maid Right of Marietta aims to be the go-to company for all home and residential cleaning needs. Owner Jason Wyant started Maid Right of Marietta under parent company brand Premium Franchise Brands in 2013. Maid Right operates in the East Cobb and surrounding sections of Atlanta and…

Creatwood Tavern Spotlight

It’s an exciting time to be in Smyrna. This April the Braves will go up to bat in their new home, Suntrust Park. A mere 4 miles down the street sits the recently opened Creatwood Tavern bringing its own form of excitement—the sports bar has the honor of being Smyrna’s only rooftop bar. There’s much more to this place than…

World Children’s Center

“Be still and know that I am God,” a familiar verse from Psalm 46, was one of many scriptures that gave John Clause comfort when he faced the daunting task of serving orphaned children in East Africa. Clause is an entrepreneurial, innovative and passionate national and global nonprofit leader with a background in real estate and law. He was the…

Exceeding the Mark

It was just a couple of chance conversations but it was enough to inspire two area pediatricians to form Exceeding the Mark, which provides the needed scholastic boost up for children across metro Atlanta. But to Dr. Tiffini Billingsly and Dr. Lynn Gardner, it was not a matter of chance but rather divine intervention.

Smiles All Around

Mutual friends introduced Drs. Dina Giesler and Marianna Kovitch in 2011. A shared passion for comprehensive dentistry sparked their professional partnership, now five years strong. “It was like fate,” says Kovitch. “We instantly hit it off.”

Polo in the Pines

With two months to go, the excitement for Atlanta’s premiere polo event is building, thanks to the energetic and passionate leadership of founder Tina Fowler and her dedicated team of sponsors and supporters. Since the inaugural event in 2012, Polo in the Pines has raised nearly $250,000 with a mission to fund specific cancer research, promote awareness and family support…

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Smyrna

Think Smyrna is just another run-of-the-mill Southern town? Think again. Here are 9 fun facts about our great city, written with help from Harold Smith, President of Smyrna Historical and Genealogical Society.

Take a Peek Inside Englishman’s Fine Furniture

Englishman’s Fine Furniture has been the supplier of quality English and European furniture for over 20 years. It is family owned and operated and has more than 20,000 sq ft of product. Englishman's has the ability to custom build furniture and also carries a wide variety of styles, from antique to country to traditional.

Creating Brighter Smiles

While in dental school at Howard University, Dr. Jaha Howard had an epiphany. “After completing a rotation in pediatric dentistry, I realized that I had the unique opportunity to have a positive impact on kids who were forming habits that they would carry for a lifetime.” And the rest was history.

Dreams Built Here

When Fox Network sought a custom home builder for it’s brand new home renovation competition show, Home Free, Edward Andrews Homes was the perfect fit. Based off Cumberland Parkway in Smyrna, Edward Andrews Homes was asked to do what they do best: create a dream house for a deserving family.