Atlanta dentist Bridget Lyons Belyeu is among the 25 fastest women competing in this weekend’s Olympic marathon trial
On February 29, more than 700 athletes will toe the starting line in Atlanta for the 2020 Olympic Team Trials Marathon. Among the hopefuls is 31-year-old Bridget Lyons Belyeu, a member of the Atlanta Track Club elite team whose 2:31 qualifying time puts her among the fastest 25 women in the field. Her feat is especially impressive given that Belyeu is an amateur athlete and working dentist. Here’s how the top runner has been preparing for the event.
The pink pop-up arrived on February 19 and is already drawing crowds of fans seeking Boy Brow and Cloud Paint.
Fernando the Great Pyrenees is an ambassador of adorable—and the face of Jarrett Stieber’s new Summerhill restaurant
Now five years old and instantly recognizable due to his massive size, fluffy fur, and piercing blue eyes, Fernando is a bit of a local celebrity. “I can’t tell you how many times Hallie and I have been sitting outside the pub by our house having a beer, and we’ve heard someone yell “‘Fernando!’” from their car window,” says Stieber.
Located in the former Gekko Sushi space across from Ponce City Market, Ruby Chow's will serve Asian fusion small plates, steamed buns, noodles, and more.
Owner Kelly Lama and chef Sonam Dhong Dhong opened the restaurant in a Smyrna strip mall in November, serving the warm and comforting food of the Himalayas.
By day, Sheyda Mehrara works for Ponce City Market. By night, she’s building her name as a painter in the Atlanta gallery scene.
Using a soft touch no greater than five grams, the therapist places a palm or fingers on certain points on the body, reportedly helping to unlock the flow of energy and release trauma that is stored at a cellular level. Here's what happened when I went to try it at Atlanta CranioSacral Therapy in Buckhead.
“Gentrification brings a different level of competition, and typically, the competition has more money behind it than a small, standalone business,” Daddy D'z owner Christianah Coker-Jackson says. “So, they can inundate [would-be diners] with the advertising, the bright lights, the fancy stuff we just don’t have.”
Brother-and-sister team Howard and Anita Hsu, owners of Sweet Auburn Barbecue, are preparing to open a Mexican restaurant in the new Westside Village development in May.