Serving Up Appliances to Fit your Budget and Style

(L to R): Hannes Coetzee, Allen Jones, Jeff Watson, Brian Dewitt

When opportunity knocks, you open the door. For Allen Jones, that was a refrigerator door. It’s been more than 20 years ago now, but the story begins with Allen shopping around for a scratch-and-dent fridge he could use to stock cold drinks for the employees at his landscaping company. He found such a great deal that it sparked […]

TE Electric Makes Taking Care of Neighbors Their Business

The team at TE Electric standing in front of trucks

It’s certainly a story you’ve heard before—a would-be fourth generation wants to be anything other than whatever the family business assumes. It was no different for Josh Brooker. Homeschooled, he spent much of his teen years shadowing his electrician dad and, as one of seven children, he couldn’t wait to do his own thing. When the time came […]

Embrace those Southern Roots

Get ready for the sweet sounds of old-school soul with local musician J. Scott Thompson, part of Alpharetta Music City- Music Match. Enjoy his Southern-rooted music at The Porch on South Main on November 19. Details: 531 South Main St., awesomealpharetta.com

Handmade Gifts and More!

Piper Lillies Gift Shoppe is a cornucopia of handmade gifts, delectable foodstuffs and fun household items, including (arguably) the best selection of sassy kitchen towels in the South. Details: 11705 Jones Bridge Rd., Ste. B206., piperlillies.com

Get your Seasonal Favorites at Pikes Nurseries

Though classes are canceled at Pike Nurseries, the center is still open and selling seasonal gems like the American Beautyberry. Native to the South, its branches burst with magenta colored berry clusters in the fall and early winter. Details: 5795 State Bridge Rd., pikenursery.com

Classes for All at Scottsdale Farms

Take a day trip to the 65-acre Scottsdale Farms this winter and learn how to build a bird feeder, create a Christmas centerpiece or design a wind chime. Afterwards, have lunch at The Café and browse the Gift Barn for seasonal décor. Details: 15639 Birmingham Hwy., scottsdalefarms.com

Get Your Space in Order with a Free Design Consultation

Queen of Hearts Antiques & Interiors offers complimentary professional design consultations every Tuesday. Bring photos and measurements of your space and their creative masterminds will do the rest. Call to schedule an appointment. Details: 670 N. Main St., 678.297.7571, queenofheartsantiques-interiors.com

No More Quarantine 15

Elevate Fitness Studio’s LIVESTREAM, ON-DEMAND AND IN-STUDIO BARRE AND TRX CLASSES means we are officially out of reasons/excuses for holding onto the Quarantine 15. Download the MindBody Connect App to sign up for in-person or virtual classes. Details: 3719 Old Alabama Rd. elevatefitstudio.com

Best Bangs for Your Buck

THE RIGHT BANGS STYLE CAN COVER WRINKLES, DISGUISE A RECEDING HAIRLINE and make you look more youthful. Book a consultation with the artisans at Taylor Brooks Hair Salon to take your bangs game to the next level. Details: 11705 Jones Bridge Rd., Ste. B203., johnscreek.taylorbrooks.com

Work Outs Made Smarter

Work smarter not harder is the mantra at SmartFit, a new MICROSTUDIO SPECIALIZING IN ELECTRICAL MUSCLE STIMULATION (EMS). A 20-minute EMS wired training workout can deliver the same results as a traditional hour-long sweat session. Details: 4055 Old Milton Pkwy., Ste. 11., smartfit.fitness