Honoring Strength, Success, Philanthropy and Kindness

Robert Binkowski believes success is built on this foundation: perform your job with passion to the best of your knowledge and ability, do not be afraid of every day challenges, respect people so they can respect you, be proud of who you are and accomplishments you achieve. He studied industrial engineering, earning a double major in Business and Management. In May 2012,…

All About ARI

If you love steak, have never tried Korean barbecue, and want a truly unique dining experience, Ari Steakhouse is a must. This lively space in Johns Creek is a family-owned establishment and does an excellent job of mixing the traditional and modern. 

Backyard, Your Way

A backyard can be a place to grill out and fight off mosquitoes, or it can serve as a veritable oasis. When it comes to creating an outdoor living experience that comfortably welcomes friends and family during the summer and year-round, think beyond the grass and consider incorporating elements that turn your humble backyard into an entertainment and relaxation station.

Meet the ladies of Johns Creek Women’s Club

 Deborah Fawaz, President, member for three years, charter board member  Why JCWC?:  I wanted to expand my social circle. I am excited that we are growing our organization every month so that we can better support our designated charity: Wellspring Living. My favorite programs are the Murder/Mystery luncheon and the Fashion Shows.  Good living: We raised our four children in Alpharetta/Johns Creek,…

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

A century before this deep-water bay on a Lake Lanier peninsula became a premier lakefront community, it was wilderness—there were few people living in this remote valley, and undeveloped land was plentiful and cheap. When the Great Depression devastated the United States economy in the 1930s, across much of the country, you could barely give land away. Rafe Banks, III,…

Step Inside The Secret Gardens

Following its highly successful inaugural Secret Gardens of Johns Creek held last May, this annual fundraiser plans to raise the bar. Last year’s tour showcased homes in Thornhill, Prestwick, Oxford Mill, Cameron Forest and a Shakerag estate property.  The 2019 tour proudly features homes in The Country Club of the South, The Falls of Autrey Mill and Chartwell.  Additionally, the…

Johns Creek Toddler Honored as Ambassador

    Two-year-old Finn Wood’s favorite pastime are the playgrounds at Jones Bridge Park and in the Medlock Bridge subdivision where he lives with parents, Jenn and Joseph, and grandparents Bill and Debby Wood.   His infectious joy for life combined with his love for toy cars and trucks makes him the perfect ambassador for Cars & ‘Q for the Cause,…

Junior Gadiators Groom Girls For Lacrosse Success

Atlanta’s suburbs are a hotbed for niche sports like lacrosse, one of the oldest team sports and fastest growing sports in North America. It is quickly spreading to Georgia and is hitting an all-time high in areas like Alpharetta and Johns Creek.  According to Global Sports Matters, since 2001, lacrosse has added more than half a million participants from youth to the…

Summer Classics in Spring

Summer Classics Home Atlanta has been a partner with Polo in the Pines, contributing beautiful outdoor seating to the event that has raised $345,000 for pediatric brain cancer research through The Sharon McCollum Knight, Polo in the Pines Pediatric Cancer Research Fund at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. “As a company, Summer Classics Home has always strived to give back to the communities that we…

Blue Ridge Chair Works 

Pursuing a passion for woodwork and making something out of nothing, Owner and Head Chair Man Alan Davis began hand making beautiful, versatile, portable, chairs and tables just for friends and family in his basement. Soon, he saw a hole in the industry of made-to-last outdoor furniture that looks like it belongs, and has since built his small operation up to…