House of Payne Personal Training client, Orlando Sablon shares tips that helped him get into great shape at age 53.

Posted in Best Fitness | Tagged , | Leave a comment

ManCave-FaceWash-Product-Shot---ManCave-Inc

 

Gentlemen, the time has come to pick products designed especially for you. Popular U.K. men’s grooming brand ManCave has traveled across the pond to the U.S. Free of parabens, sulphates and synthetic dyes, ManCave’s FaceWash provides deep cleaning without stripping skin of moisture. Green tea, willow bark and spinach provide antioxidant, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Plus, ManCave products are never tested on animals, so you can feel good inside while looking good outside!

Details: The Vitamin Shoppe, 3261 Peachtree Rd.,Atlanta, GA 30305; mancaveinc.com

Posted in Best Beauty | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

AMER - Dan Durnell - BSA July 2016

Brian Lewis, in partnership with the late David Durnell, adds a new cocktail bar, AMER, to Atlanta’s Inman Park neighborhood. “AMER” in French translates to “bitter,” reflecting the bar’s drink list, which focuses on bitters and Italian amari. The partners are also known for their successful Atlanta restaurant, BOCADO—Lewis carried on with the AMER venture after Durnell’s untimely death in February of this year.

Details: 299 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta, GA, 30307; ameratlanta.com

Posted in Best Bulletin | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Dr. James (Jim) Robinson (1)- BSA July 2016

How Do Primary and Secondary Brain Tumors Differ?

A: Primary brain tumors originate from cells within the brain, but seldom travel outside of the brain and into other parts of the body. Secondary brain tumors (also called metastatic brain cancer) occur when cancer develops in another part of the body and metastasizes (spreads) to the brain. Metastatic brain tumors are typically more common than primary
brain tumors.

—Dr. James (Jim) Robinson, MD, of Brain Expert, PC

Posted in Best Health | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Lanier Islands Sunset Cove - BSA July 2016

Summertime brings lazy days made for fun and adventure, so why wait until the weekend to make a splash? Located inside Lanier Islands’ LanierWorld, Lake Lanier’s Sunset Cove is making every day of the week a day to celebrate.

Masterpiece Mondays: A team of artists from Masterpiece Mixers leads this spin on popular sip-n-paint classes. Take in scenic views while creating your own masterpiece with step-by-step painting instruction—for artists of all abilities.

Volleyball Tuesdays: Snag a spot on the sand and put your volleyball skills to the test at pick-up games that are as fun to watch as they are to play.

Wine Wednesdays: New this year, this class teaches techniques for pairing delicious food and wines.

Throwback Thursdays: Catch a movie under the stars on the 50’ x 80’ high-definition Spectacular Screen. Enjoy classic flicks, such as “Grease,” the original “Ghostbusters,” “Field of Dreams” and more.

Low Country Boil Fridays: Lounge lakeside to feast on this coastal classic—steaming shrimp, sausage, red potatoes and corn on the cob.

Along with weekly events, the fun at Sunset Cove doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. Stick around after dark to enjoy Full Moon Parties, featuring jugglers, fire breathers, glow-in-the-dark fun and live music on August 20, September 17 and October 15.

Details: lanierislands.com

Posted in Best Fun | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

 

Nyssa Green - BSA July 2016Pnk Digger lip pigments are a favorite among the city’s top makeup artists and beauty addicts. Simply put, lip pigments are an intense lipstick, which means that a little goes a long way! The product line was founded and created by local pro Stephanie Bennet, who makes—yes, literally makes—each batch to ensure it’s of the highest quality. The vegan pigments contain no petroleum or parabens, and each collection is filled with colors as unique as their names.

 

Pnk Digger - BSA July 2016The Atlanta collection is by far the most popular, featuring colors named after different neighborhoods, like Peachtree Street, Lenox Road (the BEST pink) and Northside Drive. At less than $8, these are a must for every Atlanta girl!

 

 

Details: pnkdigger.com

 

 

Posted in Nyssa's Nod | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Chloe's Pops - BSA July 2016

 

Fruit, water and a bit of cane sugar—that’s all there is in Chloe’s™ Soft Serve Fruit Pops. Blended to a creamy consistency, the fruit mixture (similar to soft-serve ice cream) is poured into popsicle molds and frozen. At only 60 calories per pop, these fruit-on-a-stick treats offer a healthy way to beat the summer heat and satisfy that sweet tooth at the same time. Chloe’s can now be spotted in
Costco and Kroger stores throughout Atlanta.

Details: chloesfruit.com

Posted in Best Bites | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Same But Different - Shcolastic Press - BSA July 2016

 

Actress, national autism spokesperson and author of the award-winning children’s book My Brother Charlie, Holly Robinson Peete has released a new book entitled Same But Different: Teen Life on the Autism Express. Her second book delves into the difficulties faced by autistic teens as they take on adolescent challenges that stretch beyond dates, parties and proms. In this thought-provoking read, Peete’s own teenagers, Ryan Elizabeth and her twin brother, Rodney, who has autism, share their experiences with issues related to autism that are often overlooked.

Details: scholastic.com

Posted in Best Family | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sketch Town - teamLab - BSA July 2016

An art exhibition like no other lights up at Mall of Georgia. TeamLab Future Park, a Japanese art collective, presents a digital playground with seven immersive installations, including Sketch Aquarium, Hopscotch for Geniuses, Light Ball Orchestra and more. Through light, sound, video and virtual-reality environments, children interact to create their own visual masterpiece.

Details: 3333 Buford Dr., NE, Buford, GA 30519; simon.com

Posted in Best Family | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Eyelashes - Jessica Shops - BSA July 2016

Buckhead Lash Studio is one of Atlanta’s most luxurious—lash extensions are all they do, ensuring that their clients get the highest-quality applications. Their lash extensions are semi-permanent and attached individually using a surgical-grade adhesive that will last until your own lashes shed naturally. Customize your lashes with various length, thickness and curl combinations. Mention JessicaShops and save $20 on a set of full lashes when you schedule your appointment, or use the “Special Requests” section when booking online. This exclusive offer is valid through the end of July 2016.

Details: 3872 Roswell Rd., NE, Ste. A-3 Atlanta, GA 30342, buckheadlashstudio.com

Posted in Jessica Shops | Tagged , | Leave a comment