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Made by Mars bike pop-up Atlantic Station

With colorful, custom bikes and live DJs, Made by Mars pop-up shop is not “your dad’s garage”

“Most bike shops look like your dad’s garage, so we’re trying to steer away from that,” says Marshall Thomas, a.k.a DJ Mars. “We’re selling fun: You walk into the store, we’ve got bright, colorful merchandise, we’ve got dope music, we feature dope DJs on the weekend, and we just create a different vibe.”
Lisa Hale

My Style: Fashion designer Lisa Hale

Lisa Hale is a role model for embracing, celebrating, and reinventing yourself at each stage of life—a passion she explores in her nationally recognized blog, the Silver Stylist.
Bicycling in Atlanta

Atlanta is a bicycling town. No, really.

Atlanta is hilly and addicted to cars. But it’s a great place to ride a bicycle and is only getting better with more trails, more bike lanes, and more riders, proving that old car-dependent adage doesn’t have to last forever.
Aaron Marino

How Marietta’s Aaron Marino made a career out of his savvy style advice for men

“At the time, there was not much style and grooming advice for regular men, just a handful of high-fashion magazines like Esquire and GQ,” Marino says. “I realized there might be a market for my advice.”
Trey Veal

My Style: Trey Veal, creative director at Coca-Cola

A small-town boy from rural Georgia, he figured he’d follow his mom, a nurse, into medicine. But at the last minute, he applied to SCAD Atlanta instead of Emory.
Boudoir photography Atlanta

How a boudoir photography shoot boosted my self-confidence

Bombarded by reshaped and retouched images that tell us our natural corporeal forms are just not good enough, many women are looking for ways to celebrate their bodies and rewrite the negative messages in their heads. Boudoir photography can do just that.
Intermittent Fasting

Test Drive: The verdict is still out on intermittent fasting

“While there is science to back up some of the claims, we still have a lot to learn,” says registered dietitian nutritionist Kelsey Smith, who works for STAT Wellness in Atlanta.
My Style

My Style: Elementary school teacher Anna Greene

Art teacher Anna uses her creativity—and her “wardrobe crafting”—to bring joy to her students during challenging times.
Spa gifts

5 great Atlanta self-care gifts (that you can absolutely gift to yourself)

The end-of-year antidote for you and yours: kits with soothing bath salts, hot teas, and cozy socks
2020 Atlanta gift guide

11 stylish Atlanta gifts for 2020

We scoured local shops for totes fit for outdoor hangs, plush home goods (including a corkscrew), and a bit of bling to brighten the holidays.
Made by Mars bike pop-up Atlantic Station

With colorful, custom bikes and live DJs, Made by Mars pop-up shop is not “your dad’s garage”

“Most bike shops look like your dad’s garage, so we’re trying to steer away from that,” says Marshall Thomas, a.k.a DJ Mars. “We’re selling fun: You walk into the store, we’ve got bright, colorful merchandise, we’ve got dope music, we feature dope DJs on the weekend, and we just create a different vibe.”
Lisa Hale

My Style: Fashion designer Lisa Hale

Lisa Hale is a role model for embracing, celebrating, and reinventing yourself at each stage of life—a passion she explores in her nationally recognized blog, the Silver Stylist.
The Press Shop and a second Aviary salon location are coming to Summerhill

The Press Shop and a second Aviary Beauty + Wellness location are coming to Summerhill

The latest announcement adds retail and more beauty and wellness to the neighborhood lineup, with the announcement of the second location of the Old Fourth Ward spa Aviary, and a chic gift shop and letterpress, the Press Shop, both expected to open in June.
Bicycling in Atlanta

Atlanta is a bicycling town. No, really.

Atlanta is hilly and addicted to cars. But it’s a great place to ride a bicycle and is only getting better with more trails, more bike lanes, and more riders, proving that old car-dependent adage doesn’t have to last forever.