July 2012: Top Doctors


Top Doctors
Our annual roster helps you find the doctors that other doctors trust most. Plus, an extended list of patients’ top picks and contributor Michele Cohen Marill talks with physicians about what it’s like to work on the front lines of patient care.

The lost mural · Egelston and Ryan Seacrest’s radio show · Charles D. Gandy · Buckles and belts · Sandals · A Peachtree terrace’s garden · Bound by Sara handcrafted leather memory albums

Anchor Woman
In August 1975, Atlanta tuned in to see an African American deliver the six o’clock news for the first time. Almost forty years later, as she nears retirement, Monica Pearson reflects on the biggest stories of her historic career.
By Richard L. Eldredge
> FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Read our 1986 feature story about the newscaster’s heyday

Capital Markets
Our farmers market culture is in full bloom. Here are our eight can’t-miss favorites across the metro area, plus three greenhorns that show early promise.
By Deborah Geering
> GUIDE: Browse our complete farmers market guide

There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills!
Almost two centuries after a gold rush brought fortune hunters (and bars and brothels) to North Georgia, a new generation of prospectors is rediscovering what’s been true for 500 million years.
By Candice Dyer

Review STG Trattoria gives Buckhead the inviting midscale restaurant it didn’t know it needed
Culinary Character Michael Hendricks forages fodder for eager chefs
Rediscovery Grits, grizzards, and greens at K&K Soul Food
Geering Local S&J’s Woodfired Pizza
Recipe Kevin Ouzts’s peanut, cabbage, and pasta salad
> GALLERY: Photos of Ouzts preparing the recipe
New Restaurants The Optimist, Colbeh Persian Kitchen, and Pinewood Tippling Room

Style Fab’rik celebrates ten years of fun, affordable fashion
Home Savvy Snoot shows new polish at its expanded Westside location
Getaway Maryland’s Eastern Shore
Everything you need to know about TSPLOST
Culture Pat Morrin’s Duluth home is a veritable museum of natural history
History John Lewis’s surprising campaign strategy
> FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Read our 2003 feature story on Lewis’s legacy
Firstborns Tony Rehagen thought he was prepared for everything

Kenny Leon is back in Atlanta
Entertainment Rich Eldredge interviews Kelly Hogan
Events Chastain Park Summer Movie Series, BB&T Atlanta Open, and the National Black Arts Festival

Hollis Gillespie
A look at her family tree
Editor’s Note On TSPLOST