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Vinings Lifestyle is your go-to source for all things Smyrna and Vinings. Our mission is simple, we hope to play a small role in helping our community flourish, by producing a magazine filled with news and special events that take place each month, as well as providing you with an in-depth look at some of the best and brightest people…

September 2015 Around Town

For Atlantans looking for upscale and trendy Asian cuisine, they now need to look no further than the House of Lu restaurant in historic Marietta Square. After its much-anticipated renovation, the restaurant is now sleek and modern while still serving the tasty food for which it has been known for years.

Vinings Business Association Gathers for Networking Event

The Vinings Business Association (VBA) hosted an after-hours event July 21 at SOHO Restaurant in Vinings. Business owners, executives, managers and residents mingled while discussing the vibrancy of Vinings.

The Muscle Behind Muss & Turner’s

Both Ryan Turner and Todd Mussman are on the board of the non-profit, The Giving Kitchen. The Giving Kitchen was created in 2012 after an abundance of love and financial support was given for the well-loved chef, Ryan Hidinger, who had been diagnosed with stage-four cancer. The fund was able to offset medical expenses not covered by his insurance until…

Inspirational and Aspirational: Meet Ari Adams

Ari Adams is a wife and mother of two daughters, ages 6 and 3. Originally from New York City, she moved to the Vinings area nearly 15 years ago. She is a published author of two books, "Save Money, Savor the Day" and "Money Makers vs. Time Wasters" and an award-winning parenting and frugal lifestyle blogger at and…

Furry Friendships

Meet Kathryn Johnson’s dog, Daisy! Originally from Eufaula, Alabama, Kathryn is now the marketing and communications manager for Unsukay Community of Business, which includes the restaurants Muss & Turner's, Local Three and Common Quarter.

Meet Hello Alfred, Your $25 Personal Butler

There is definitely an app for everything these days and one of them is making a big splash for what it can do for you in real life. Hello Alfred is an app that connects you with a real live personal butler to take care of all your weekly errands--from grocery shopping and dropping off dry cleaning, to tailoring your…

Acura’s Compact RDX is Loaded with Technology and Comfort

Compact crossover utility vehicles are one of the hottest segments, mostly because these sensibly sized vehicles are a perfect fit for empty nesters, young couples or families with two kids. In many ways, they’re the contemporary equivalent of a station wagon and they’re much cooler than a minivan.


Do you want a little break from the day-to-day grind but don’t have the time for a full vacation? You need a staycation! Pack your bags and book a few nights away right in Vinings for a nice break from the everyday.