Peering into Lapeer 

Trying to eat healthy can be a real challenge when dining out, but we found it easy at the new Alpharetta seafood restaurant, Lapeer. Inspired by the coast, this pretty spot creates an elevated beach feel with contemporary decor, serving fresh seafood.

Meet Dr. Challa

Q: Your practice specializes in services for pediatrics as well as geriatrics, offering compassionate care for every generation. Most of our readers fall into the 40-60 age group. You also offer IV Fluid Hydration and med spa services. What are your most popular treatments and their benefits?

Happy new year, friends

What does wellness mean to you?   Salads, sit-ups, CBD and sleep? Meditation and meat-free meals? While my fellow magazine editors splash out their trends for 2020 in their January issues, may I jump on the media bandwagon and toss out an idea?   I am going to try to push for more balance in … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Schools Celebrate World Kindness Day Autrey Mill Middle School celebrated World Kindness Day by engaging in activities and creating a kindness poster with positive messages. Johns Creek High School PTSA concludes its three-part parent conversation for their Parent University addressing mental and emotional wellness this month. Based on the documentary “Race to Nowhere”, the discussion centers around systemic pressures … Continued

Graivier Center Celebrates

The Graivier Center hosted its 12th annual Evening of Beauty last month featuring exclusive Hydrafacial and Vivace Micro-needling demonstrations, special pricing, and even a little Prosecco. Many new connections were made, and great relationships were fostered. Schedule your appointment at their beautiful, state-of-the-art medical office today.

Wellness and Balance

Sue G. Collins:  You studied medicine in Houston, here in Atlanta and LA.  Are there any fitness or wellness habits you have carried with you through the years?

Music that speaks

I couldn't just pick 10 songs released last year that spoke to me, but instead, I have to take you there and show you my favorite albums and singles released in 2019, along with five songs that I’ve really been feeling this past year. I hope you enjoy these rad songs and I encourage you to make your own list and share…

Young Leaders Inspire Younger Leaders

“What is the best way to teach and reinforce leadership ideals to young children?” This was the main question our fellow SLJC ambassadors pondered as we began to plan a three-hour leadership seminar for the third to fifth grade Ocee Elementary Student Leaders.  Student Leadership Johns Creek (SLJC), is a highly selective two-year program centered on training high-achieving high school students…

Religious Diversity, Inclusion

A deep respect for difference is a way of life at Woodward Academy. Our students and faculty bring a variety of races, cultures, ethnicities, and learning styles as well as the beautiful differences of their various religious faiths. 

Editor’s Gift Picks

 Keep this one for yourself  The new HydraFacial at the Graivier Center is quick, with red-carpet results. It  cleanses and peels, extracts and hydrates, saturates and protects with a tiny wand and trained aesthetician’s skilled hand.  Ask her to add a booster to solve your skin issues. Finishes with EGF cream (available for $60). HydraFacial $285. 3333 Old Milton Pkwy,…