Yacht Rock Revue & Summit Rocks Fundraiser

By Tara Gary
With a cult-like following, Yacht Rock Revue entertains its fans and newcomers by paying tribute to the light, catchy top hits from the 70s and 80s that are referred to as “yacht rock” aka guilty pleasure songs. Not only do they nail every song, note and lyric, they dress the part. Bell-bottom jeans, white belts, overstated angular collared shirts, aviator sunglasses worn day or night, and coiffed hair perfect the persona of a band referred to as “The Greatest Show on Surf.”

So much to partake at Savory Gourmet

In August, Joe champions The Savory Gourmet Market in Alpharetta. Suppliers include Georgia’s own Patak’s for bacon, Citterio, Di Lusso, Mastro (among many others) for the Italian sandwich meats… and sit down for this one… Read on)

How to Get the Most from Your Physician Visit

Ever walked out of your doctor’s office, and remembered something important you needed to ask? It’s a common problem that’s easily solved: Take time to prepare for your visit. Here are some tips from Stacey O’Brien, M.D.,

Good Mews is Good News!

Di Chapman is a dyed-in-the-wool furry critter lover. So, when she says she loves four-legged critters and is a pushover pet parent, believe her!

How did they come up with that name?

Most brewers think of every beer as a work of art, and they aren’t going to settle for just any name. Ethan Craig at Tap & Six lists a few of his favorite crazy names.


By Geri Laufer
Figs do well in metro-Atlanta landscapes and don’t need pollinating wasps like California figs do. Yummy figs can be eaten fresh, stuffed with chocolate or walnuts and blue cheese, dried, preserved, or used for baking and making ice cream.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

By Britt Argo
This movie does stand alone, it gives us a whole new villain. So if you jump in and only see this one, you’ll still enjoy it. But go ahead, indulge again or for the first time in “Furious 7″ and “The Fate of the Furious” to understand just why these two characters hate each other so much.

Do You Want to be Average?

How often does the average return occur? Robert Fezza and Steve Siders of Odyssey Personal Financial Advisors explain averages in the US stock market.

Theater in July

By Brandy Rixey
This month you have the chance to see both a heartwarming play and a feel-good musical: Driving Miss Daisy and Hairspray: The Broadway Musical are being brought to life once again on stage and close to home

The Freakin Incan

The infallible one walks us through the Peruvian dishes at The Freakin Incan. Don’t get hungry and jealous, just go over to East Cobb and try it.

Experienced Robotic Surgeons, Close To Home

No one wants surgery. But when it’s necessary, it makes sense to choose the least invasive, most highly advanced type, if possible. And for a wide variety of surgeries, it is possible.

The Velvet Note Acoustic Living Room Celebrates Seven Years!

Above: The Velvet Note Owner Tamara Fuller with Special EFX guitarist/leader Chieli Minucci By Mark Penstone When The Velvet Note opened in June 2012, the idea of live music—especially jazz—in this area was inconceivable. Owner Tamara Fuller was quoted saying, “We would give people driving directions and they would chuckle and say, Alpharetta has jazz?