The Maker Movement

When you think of the word “maker,” what comes to mind?

Christmas at Brawner

Christmas at Brawner Hall was held December 15 and featured holiday treats, hay "sleigh" rides, children's activities, Dickens carolers, a Christmas movie and visits with Santa. Admission was one new or gently-used coat, and the event collected approximately 150 coats that were donated to the Smyrna location of MUST Ministries.

The Reed House

Announcing Smyrna’s newest event venue: The Reed House, 3080 Atlanta Road. The house sits on 3.6 acres of landscaped property. At more than 4,500 square feet, the stunning two-story home is considered to be a combination of Queen Anne and Arts and Crafts styles of architecture. Photography by Pedro Jesus.

February 2018 Around Town

The Cobb Chamber of Commerce board of directors has named Sharon Mason as president and CEO. Mason has 15 years of chamber experience and previously served as the chief operating officer. As a part of her long-standing career with the chamber, Mason led the organization's five-year strategic planning process, has increased engagement among chamber members and helped to raise more than…

Furniture Renaissance

Since 2012, Betsy DiGorgio has been steering all her focus to The Bird & The Bee's exceptional quality of work in furniture and cabinetry restoration. By her own admission, turning things pretty helps her mental health.

Reclaiming Speech is my Passion

“I love my job. I’ve known I wanted to work in speech pathology since high school. My best days with patients are when I can see they’re as excited about their growth as I am. Knowing that their life has improved since we started working together is the most rewarding part.” 

I Love My Mayberry-esque Village

2018 is here, and I have much to reflect on as I embark on perhaps the most exciting chapter of my life: retirement! Visions of cruises, beaches and family vacations dance in my head! 

Live! at the Battery Atlanta has Three Hot Spots

Live! at the Battery Atlanta includes 30,000 square feet of space featuring three iconic concepts that extend into the Battery plazas for larger festivals and events. Live! at the Battery Atlanta is designed by the internationally acclaimed Jeffrey Beers and Associates and features three venues: Sports & Social, Todd English Tavern and PBR Atlanta.

Open House on Crestview Drive

As a goal in each of our houses, we strive to create warmth. For example, if, during an open house, we overhear a potential buyer's comment regarding how inviting the home is, we secretly give each other a congratulatory high-five. Comments such as these tell us that we have achieved our goal for that particular project: to create a warm…

An Artwork’s Hallmark

Merit award-winning artist and Atlanta native Teri Levine discusses her prolific career and shares with Vinings Lifestyle her experiences and insights on being an accomplished artist.