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Biocircuit The Refinery Atlanta

The Refinery, a new boutique gym, uses tech to take circuit training to the next level

Remember Curves, the friendly fitness studio that became a favorite of every 90s mom? A similar kind of personalized circuit training is making a comeback in Atlanta—and it’s hoping to attract moms and gym rats alike.
My Style: Elizabeth Mashburn

My Style: Elizabeth Mashburn, creative jack-of-all-trades for the family’s fashion brand

For team Mashburn, business is a family affair. Sid and Ann have been a fixture in the Atlanta design community for more than a decade. Their eldest daughter (of five), Elizabeth, is helping elevate the company to a national lifestyle brand. Having grown up surrounded by classic, compelling design, her style is easy and confident.
American Ninja Warrior Atlanta

Think you could be an American Ninja Warrior? Meet 3 Atlantans who competed this season.

“Every time I watched the show, I would think, ‘I can do that!’” Atlantan Mindy Hylton says. “The more I watched it, the more I wanted to prove to myself that I could do it.”
Kyle and Brent Pease

These Atlanta brothers are Ironman athletes, disability advocates, and now, memoir authors

Kyle and Brent Pease are many things: brothers, Ironman triathletes and philanthropic leaders. Now, with the release of Beyond the Finish, they can add "memoir authors" to their list of achievements.
What a fitness coach wants

8 things Atlanta’s top trainers think while they’re coaching

When you’re in a fitness class, do you ever wonder what the instructor is thinking or marvel at her relentless energy? As a fitness instructor for 12 years, here are some of my innermost thoughts.

Soft sands to sleek runway: SCAD grad Caroline Ruder debuts beach-inspired first collection

Sitting under the beating sun at Hilton Head Island in the early 1990s, four-year-old Caroline Ruder had no idea that over two decades later, the brightly colored ruffles of her sandy children’s bathing suit would become the source of inspiration for her own clothing designs.
SCAD Savannah Runway Show

Watch live: 2019 SCAD Atlanta Runway Show

For the first time, SCAD is hosting its senior and grad student runway show in Atlanta. Watch live at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019.
Exercise Apps

3 Atlanta-developed apps for a healthier summer

These locally developed apps can help you plan meals, find online workouts, and connect with exercise buddies.
Atlanta celebs at Met Gala 2019

What Atlanta celebs wore to the 2019 Met Gala

This year's Met Gala theme was "Camp: Notes on Fashion," and as usual, celebrities brought out their best extravagant fashions. Here's what Janelle Monáe, 21 Savage, Ciara, and other Atlanta celebs wore on the red carpet.

The Atlanta Nap Ministry preaches the liberating power of rest

Tricia Hersey, founder of the Nap Ministry: “How can we resist these toxic systems that want us to be disconnected, that want us to work 80 hours a week, that want us to feel like we’re not worthy unless we’re producing something? This isn’t just about naps.”
My Style: Elizabeth Mashburn

My Style: Elizabeth Mashburn, creative jack-of-all-trades for the family’s fashion brand

For team Mashburn, business is a family affair. Sid and Ann have been a fixture in the Atlanta design community for more than a decade. Their eldest daughter (of five), Elizabeth, is helping elevate the company to a national lifestyle brand. Having grown up surrounded by classic, compelling design, her style is easy and confident.

At Atlanta’s first gender-neutral kids’ clothing store, you’ll find rompers and band tees—and nary a heart or truck

New Kirkwood boutique Mini Friday showcases trendy graphic tees, rompers, and track suits, all in “pint sizes” for toddlers and kids. We sat down with owner and mother-of-three Allie Friday to chat about her vision for the store and inclusiveness in childrenswear.

Soft sands to sleek runway: SCAD grad Caroline Ruder debuts beach-inspired first collection

Sitting under the beating sun at Hilton Head Island in the early 1990s, four-year-old Caroline Ruder had no idea that over two decades later, the brightly colored ruffles of her sandy children’s bathing suit would become the source of inspiration for her own clothing designs.
Biocircuit The Refinery Atlanta

The Refinery, a new boutique gym, uses tech to take circuit training to the next level

Remember Curves, the friendly fitness studio that became a favorite of every 90s mom? A similar kind of personalized circuit training is making a comeback in Atlanta—and it’s hoping to attract moms and gym rats alike.
American Ninja Warrior Atlanta

Think you could be an American Ninja Warrior? Meet 3 Atlantans who competed this season.

“Every time I watched the show, I would think, ‘I can do that!’” Atlantan Mindy Hylton says. “The more I watched it, the more I wanted to prove to myself that I could do it.”
Kyle and Brent Pease

These Atlanta brothers are Ironman athletes, disability advocates, and now, memoir authors

Kyle and Brent Pease are many things: brothers, Ironman triathletes and philanthropic leaders. Now, with the release of Beyond the Finish, they can add "memoir authors" to their list of achievements.