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PAUL JEFFORDS, MD RESURGENS SPINE CENTER, BEST BACK AND SPINE CARE PRACTICE

THE EPSTEIN SCHOOL, BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL

LAUREN MIEHL, RN, AND EVA HURST, PA MODERN LOOKS MED SPA, BEST MED SPA

OASIS LANDSCAPES & IRRIGATION BEST LANDSCAPING

CHRIS LALOMIA THE TRUSTED TOOLBOX, BEST HANDYMAN COMPANY

JESSICA LONCAR AND KIMBERLY CROLEY STABILITY PILATES & PHYSICAL THERAPY, BEST PILATES STUDIO

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After thousands of votes, we reveal the businesses you chose as the Best of Sandy Springs. Meet Sandy Springs’ best doctors, home improvement experts, restaurants and more.

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Design & Build At Oasis, we know that hardscaping and exterior design can extend your home’s living space and value and functionality for years to come. From patios to firepits, we create beautiful spaces for you to enjoy and features that stun.

Maintenance With our ongoing maintenance options, your lawn and landscape will stay beautiful throughout the year. Rely on us to carry out the hard work so that you can enjoy your landscape to the fullest extent.

The great outdoors is more than just a catchphrase. At Oasis Landscapes & Irrigation, we understand that your outdoor living space should be as functional and beautiful as your home. From walkways, patios and pergolas to outdoor fireplaces and kitchens, we will help you build the landscape of your dreams.

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What you need to know about the Best of 2022 contest winners

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There was a time not so long ago that, as a media company owner, I refused to run Best of contests. I didn’t believe it was really fair to label any one business as the best because we have so many great ones in our community, and being the best varies depending on who you ask. But eventually, I changed my mind, and here is why. At the end of the day, I think these contests can provide valuable insight to readers and value to our local Sandy Springs businesses who choose to participate. What you need to know about the Best of 2022 winners is this: They received the award because there are a lot of people who know them, trust them and believe they are the best at what they do. Those believers go online and vote daily to show their support for these local businesses, and those endorsements mean they have a loyal following. This says something. Does it mean these are the only businesses that provide excellent services and quality products in Sandy Springs? Of course not, but if you are looking, they should be on your list for consideration. Our Sandy Springs community is full of stellar businesses that offer exceptional service and experiences; the key is finding the right ones for you. If you have a favorite place in Sandy Springs you believe deserves recognition, please let us know.

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Breaking the blue-collar stereotype, TE Certified founder Josh Brooker only brings on top talent to his team of passionate professionals servicing homes across the metro Atlanta area. p. 18

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Father's Day Fun: Local ways to show Dad you care p. 18

Steer clear of these top 10 men's health risks p. 39

Men open up and find solutions to address mental health p. 52

Selling Sandy Springs

Something to Smile About

Dr. Michael A. Thomas Jr. and the team at Marietta Smile Gallery deliver some of East Cobb’s best smiles with top-of-the-line tech, innovative treatments and care that puts your comfort first. p. 18

Meet Your Neighbors

Realtor Lindsay Levin doesn’t just know the neighborhood—she knows how to get you top dollar for your home and into a new one that is just right for you. p. 18

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Building a Safe Haven Kerry Stumpe and Michael Thomas work to protect a wildlife sanctuary p. 57

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YOUR BEAUTY ENHANCED Dr. Robinson has devoted his life to helping people transform their dream look into a beautiful reality. Widely known for his genuine compassion and deep commitment to providing the utmost in surgical care, safety, and results, Dr. Robinson has become one of the most trusted cosmetic surgeons in the Atlanta area. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAWYER PHOTOGRAPHY

With 30 years of experience, his finely honed aesthetic sensibility and in-depth knowledge of the anatomy of the face allows him to bring the facial features of his patients into balance. Dr. Robinson has the skill and experience necessary to revitalize your face with natural-looking results that reflect the way you feel inside.

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Hey Sandy Springs 4 Founder’s Letter 9 ’Hood Winks 11 Top Senior Living Communities

What you need to know about the Best of 2022 Winners

Nod to your neighbors

The companies you can trust for everything from assisted living to active senior socializing

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Your favorite picks for the ’hood’s best businesses and professionals

Home service pros provide solutions for your everyday questions

Smile Best Dentist!

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DATE NIGHT IN SANDY SPRINGS Let loose with your lover at Splatter Studio. Couples can explore their creative

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Holiday Gift Market. City Springs. citysprings.com/events/ sparkle-sandy-springs-2022

Give back this Holiday season by adopting a family through the Sandy Springs Community Assistance Center.

Choose a family online and make a donation or purchase gifts from children’s wish lists. Last year, donors made holiday gift wishes come true for 1,490 Sandy Springs kids. 1130 Hightower Trl. ourcac.org/adoptafamily

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side by throwing a variety of paints at a canvas to create an abstract masterpiece. While the studio is BYOB, each artist is provided with their own canvas, poncho, shoe covers and a box to take home their masterpiece. 5920 Roswell Rd. thesplatterstudio.com There’s no need to feel guilty about indulging in sweets when you visit Zambawango Desserts & Coffee. The locally owned shop offers

sugar-free, low-carb and gluten-free confections made with natural and non-GMO ingredients. Treat your special someone to delectable cupcakes and more. 901 Abernathy Rd., CU 400. zambawango.com For a memorable date night,

Are you ready to get spooky Sandy Springs? If so, head over to Abernathy Greenway Playable Art Park on Oct. 22 for a safe, family-friendly event for young trick-ortreaters. Free for all, Spooky Springs, is a neighborhood tradition where families can

enjoy the sweetest trick-or-treat candy stations, fun face painting, a live DJ and delicious food trucks. 70 Abernathy Rd. NE. citysprings.com/spooky

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make a custom succulent terrarium at one of The Sipping Plant’s fun craft classes. If you don’t have a green thumb, don’t worry, as the instructors will walk you through the planting process and give you tips on keeping your new cacti happy and healthy. 6450 Roswell Rd. NE., Ste. B. sippingplant.com

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PHOTOS COURTESY OF (TOP LEFT & BOTTOM RIGHT) VISIT SANDY SPRINGS, (TOP RIGHT) THE SPLATER STUDIO.

Don your best Christmas sweater and head out to the sixth annual Sparkle Sandy Springs event on Dec. 4. This family-friendly affair includes a parade and the return of the Sparkle Village, a month-long display of miniature illuminated homes built by local businesses, schools and nonprofits. Attendees can also enjoy a menorah and

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Thank you for your confidence in Financial Innovations, voting us Best Financial Planner again!

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Providing money management by building relationships through financial planning for the entire family. www.financialinnovations.biz Laura@financialinnovations.biz

404-458-0065 Securities offered through Triad Advisors, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services offered through Financial Innovations, LLC. Financial Innovations, LLC is not affiliated with Triad Advisors, LLC. Best of is a readers-choice award program promoted through Best Self Atlanta. Readers of this publication and the general public are able to nominate and vote for their favorite businesses. Financial Innovations, LLC has not paid or donated for any nominations or votes; all votes are voluntary.

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T P SENIOR LIVING Communities SOMERBY SANDY SPRINGS Somerby stands apart from other senior living communities thanks to its luxurious style, first-class amenities and its diverse community where every new resident is welcomed in like an old friend. Primarily Independent Living, Somerby also offers Assisted Living and Memory Care so residents may age in place. Residents, families and staff come together to create a wonderful place to live and thrive! From water aerobics to art shows and elegant dining to socials, you'll find residents making new friends and families making new memories with their loved ones. bridgeseniorliving.com, 770.802.8478

INSPIRED LIVING Since 2017, Inspired Living has delivered exceptional care to Fulton County seniors. This resort-style assisted living community offers a full calendar of interactive events designed to engage residents in the physical, emotional and purposeful aspects of life. Dedicated team members are committed to daily assistance while preserving resident dignity—ensuring your loved ones are safe, healthy and happy. inspiredliving.care, 470.509.5995

Sterling Estates of East Cobb is committed to providing each resident with the finest care and lifestyle. For 10 years, this community has offered exceptional living accommodations and a robust activities program in a welcoming environment. Residents can engage in “Sterling Strong” wellness programs featuring constructive amenities like an indoor heated, therapeutic saltwater pool. Stop by today to walk through the community, talk to the residents and see how the genuine sense of family makes Sterling Estates such a special place to be. sterlingestateseastcobb.com, 678.946.4454

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Grand Tasting Midtown

Taste Around Town in Chamblee

Epicurean Hotel Atlanta 7-10pm $100 General Admission, $125 VIP ticket Come celebrate the best restaurants in Atlanta at the epic conclusion of the tasting season! Mix, mingle and listen to live music as you delight in nonstop delicious food, wine, beer and cocktail tastings. tasteofatlanta.com/#toa

Chamblee City Hall Times vary $70 Sip and savor your way through Chamblee’s diverse food scene! The all-inclusive ticket provides an unbeatable array of tastes along with an incredible selection of drink tastings. chamblee.tasteofatlanta.com

Lightning Run

Grand Tasting Midtown

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86 Mount Vernon Hwy. 10K begins at 7:45am, 5K begins at 8am Prices vary This lightning-fast Peachtree Road Race qualifier supports the Sandy Springs Education Force and its efforts to provide targeted learning support and outreach programs to public school students. sandyspringseducationforce.org/ lightning-run-2022

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Abernathy Greenway Playable Art Park 5pm Free The family-friendly Spooky Springs event is back to delight young trick-or-treaters. Your little one can hit up safe trick-or-treat candy stations, get their face painted and dance it out with mom and dad to a live DJ. citysprings.com/spooky

NOV. 5-6 Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival Chastain Park Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm Free Enjoy live music as you explore unique creations by sculptors, painters, photographers and everything in between. Guests can shop, participate in hands-on activities and enjoy delicious food truck treats. chastainparkartsfestival.com

NOV. 25-DEC. 4 Roswell Dance Theatre Presents: The Nutcracker Byers Theatre Times and prices vary Round up the family and take part in celebrating a holiday classic! This timeless tale delights with its magical scenery, exquisite costumes and charming dances. citysprings.com/events

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Back to Nature Holiday Market 9135 Willeo Rd. 10am-5pm Free Browse unique, handmade and eco-friendly gifts made by local artisans for the holiday season. Attendees can find everything from jewelry to candles, children’s gifts and much more. chattnaturecenter.org/specialevents/holiday-market

DEC. 4 Sparkle Sandy Springs City Springs 4pm Free This family-friendly affair includes a parade, menorah and tree lighting, holiday gift market and the return of the Sparkle Village, a month-long display of miniature illuminated homes built by local businesses, schools and nonprofits. citysprings.com/events/ sparkle-sandy-springs-2022

DEC. 10 A Celtic Family Christmas Byers Theatre 8pm Prices vary Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy welcome you to an evening of holiday cheer. This debut features a mix of familiar Christmas songs and Celtic classics ready to warm your heart this holiday season. citysprings.com/events

Christmas with the Georgia Boy Choir See DEC. 16-17 for details

DEC. 16-17 Christmas with the Georgia Boy Choir Peachtree Road United Methodist Church 7pm Prices vary Join the internationally acclaimed Georgia Boy Choir for their biggest event of the year as they sing holidayinspired songs, featuring Atlanta’s largest performance of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” georgiaboychoir.org

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RECURRING SATURDAYS THROUGH DEC. 17 Peachtree Road Farmers Market The Cathedral of St. Philip 8:30am-Noon Free Prepare your meals with freshest ingredients from certified naturally grown or certified organic farms. On the final four Saturdays of the market, customers can also shop holiday creations from more than 25 local artists as part of the Holiday Artists Market. peachtreeroadfarmersmarket.com

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Yoga with Marianne

City Springs 6-7am Free Start off your day right with a group-led workout on the City Green! The hour-long sessions vary weekly and feature activities such as bodyweight exercises, shadow boxing and Zumba. sandyspringsga.gov/events

395 Mount Vernon Hwy. 10:30-11:30am Free Add a little zen to your weekend with beginner-friendly yoga poses perfect for building flexibility and strength. Attendees are advised to bring their own yoga mats. fulcolibrary.org/events

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2022 After hundreds of nominations and thousands of votes, you have chosen Sandy Springs’ best!

MY SANDY SPRINGS BEST OF 2022 BEST INTERIOR DESIGNER

Linda Rickles Interiors Linda Rickles creates extraordinary spaces that embody livability and elegance all at once. The ASID allied designer manages all aspects of the design process from concept to completion, delivering turnkey service for even the busiest of clients, so you can renew and renovate without stress. Nationally acclaimed in publications like Town & Country for her luxurious designs and eye for architecture, Rickles ensures every unique detail blends seamlessly with your style and space. lindaricklesinteriors.com, 770.713.2018

BEST HANDYMAN COMPANY (L TO R): MAIA WALTON, MD; MONICA BECKHAM, PHD, BCNWP, CO-FOUNDERS

The Trusted Toolbox When you need your home repaired or updated, it is important that you work with a trusted contractor. The team at The Trusted Toolbox can handle any job, from household repairs to bath and kitchen remodels. They have the knowledge to get the job done correctly the first time and on time. Since 2008, they have set the standard as the mark of excellence in home repair and remodeling in North Metro Atlanta. thetrustedtoolbox.com 770.623.3097 See ad on p. 26

BEST HOLISTIC/ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

The M Center for Pediatric Wellness The M Center for Pediatric Wellness is a holistic, pediatric medical practice for children of all ages, diagnoses and abilities. Along with pediatric care, their skilled providers offer functional medicine testing as well as ADHD and ASD testing. Founders Maia Walton and Monica Beckham proudly integrate traditional and alternative treatment options into care plans, including IV therapies, homeopathy, supplements and nutrition assistance. themwellnesscenter.com, 888.381.8556 CHRIS LALOMIA

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BEST OF 2022

Spa Sydell Spa Sydell has been Atlanta’s go-to destination for bridal parties, couples massages and seasonal renewal treatments for more than 30 years. Led by visionary aestheticians, Spa Sydell is the only spa in the city that bridges the gap between self-care basics and medical-grade anti-aging solutions, offering exceptional facials and massages, as well as the latest laser treatments, CoolSculpting, fillers, microneedling and more. Find your favorite way to relax, rejuvenate and recharge by taking your pick of 30+ services, each fully customizable to you. spasydell.com, 404.255.7727

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BEST URGENT CARE

Atlanta Urgent Care

ANTHONY FERRARA, MD, OWNER

Since 2008, Atlanta Urgent Care has offered easily accessible healthcare to over 500,000 patients at three convenient locations. Atlanta Urgent Care is owned and operated by experienced physicians you can count on seeing every time you walk in the door. In-house radiology and labs enable providers to diagnose and treat patients efficiently and effectively, so you can get the care you need now. atlantaurgentcare.com, 770.464.6400

BEST GARAGE DOOR COMPANY

Overhead Door Company of Atlanta™ Since 1935, Overhead Door Company of Atlanta™ has been trusted to display the genuine, original red ribbon icon of the Overhead Door™ brand and is the only distributor in the metro Atlanta area. Its professional team respects your time and property while delivering outstanding customer service and high-quality products. Visit the showroom of working garage doors and openers today. overheaddooratlanta.com, 404.872.3667

BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL

The Epstein School Since 1973, The Epstein School has served students from infants to eighth grade. Offering specialized STEAM and Hebrew language programs, this Jewish day school cultivates lifelong skills and nurtures curiosity, critical thinking and creativity in young minds. A close partnership between school staff and student families instills a strong sense of identity and preparedness for higher education through a caring community. epsteinatlanta.org, 404.250.5600

MICHAEL MONETTA, OWNER

BEST AUTO REPAIR

Magic Mike’s Automotive A trusted staple of the Sandy Springs community, Magic Mike’s Automotive has built its reputation on superior workmanship at fair prices. The experienced crew prides itself on providing reliable services from complete diagnostics to repairs and maintenance. Be sure to visit their new location at 1105 Johnson Ferry Rd. magicmikesautomotive.com, 404.252.0057 See ad on p. 18

BEST PLASTIC SURGEON

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Stephanie Farber, MD, Astra Plastic Surgery

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Astra Plastic Surgery is committed to empowering patients by providing compassionate care from award-winning providers. The warm, welcoming environment combined with talented, meticulous surgeons ensures the best possible outcomes whether you opt for surgical or noninvasive treatments. As a female plastic surgeon, Dr. Farber offers a unique perspective and a feminine touch to make you feel like your best possible self. astraplasticsurgery.com, 678.208.6008 STEPHANIE FARBER, MD

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BEST WORKOUT FACILITY

Concourse Athletic Club Concourse Athletic Club, under new ownership, is Atlanta’s premier athletic club. Nestled between the iconic King and Queen towers in Sandy Springs, the club features tennis, Pickleball, squash, Pilates, yoga, studio fitness, cycling, indoor/outdoor saline heated pools, and luxurious locker rooms with steam, sauna and hot tubs. With the professional staff and award-winning facilities, you will experience ultimate customer service. concourseclub.com, 770.698.2000 See ad on back cover

BEST FINANCIAL PLANNER

Financial Innovations

LAURA SCHILLING

As a woman-owned, fee-based financial planning and wealth management firm, Financial Innovations’ mission is to help clients develop a financial road map to assist them in reaching their financial goals. The advisors at Financial Innovations combined hold the following designations: JDs, CPAs, a CFP®, a CFF®, a CSA and an MBA. financialinnovations.biz, 404.458.0065 See ad on p. 10

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BEST BACK AND SPINE CARE PRACTICE

Resurgens Spine Center Resurgens Spine Center has been providing expert spine care in metro Atlanta since 1999. With a dedicated team of 24 board-certified physicians and the convenience of 24 metro area locations, Resurgens Spine Center offers nonsurgical and surgical treatment options to address the full scope of neck and back issues, from herniated discs to sciatica and more. Resurgens Spine Center consistently wins top-place accolades, including Best Self Atlanta’s top spine center for six consecutive years. resurgensspine.com, 404.847.9999 See ad on p. 3

BEST MED SPA

Ditch cookie-cutter spa treatments and head to Modern Looks Med Spa for a patient plan customized to fit you and your aesthetic goals. The new boutique med spa offers the latest cosmetic techniques and technology in an inviting and luxurious atmosphere. From Botox to Vivace RF microneedling, skilled providers will work with you to achieve long-lasting results you’ll love. Book a consultation today and mention My Sandy Springs for an exclusive discount valid until October 31. modernlooksmedspa.com, 404.480.4015

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2022 OB-GYN OF ATLANTA PROVIDERS THOMAS SHARON, MD (LEFT) AND KIRSTEN FRANKLIN, MD (RIGHT)

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BEST WOMEN’S DOCTOR OR PRACTICE

Obstetrics & Gynecology of Atlanta Obstetrics & Gynecology of Atlanta is devoted to building a lifelong health partnership with every patient. For nearly 60 years, the award-winning, board-certified providers have prioritized patient education so women can feel empowered to take charge of their health. Whether offering personalized health suggestions or integrating innovative tech like the TrueLabor pregnancy app—founded by one of their providers—they strive to find the best solution for your comprehensive OB-GYN care. obgynofatlanta.com, 404.252.1137

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BEST CHILD CARE

Primrose School of Sandy Springs South Primrose School of Sandy Springs South is a part of a national family of accredited early education and care schools serving infants through kindergarten and after-schoolers. Mrs. Raneet Khurana, the owner, believes that through the Balanced Learning® approach, teachers help empower children to reach their full potential by nurturing curiosity, confidence, creativity and compassion. primrosesandyspringssouth.com, 470.685.1281

Glitz Threading & Sugaring Wax Studio A recognized natural and organic salon, Glitz Threading & Sugaring Wax Studio has been serving up sugaring and waxing, eyebrow shaping and tinting, lashes and indepth facials for more than four years. My Sandy Springs’ Best Waxing winner two years in a row, the talented team at Glitz strives to make each individual feel beautiful and confident in a relaxing environment. Follow @glitzthreadwax on social for specials and stunning before and afters. glitzwax.com, 404.941.7708

BEST ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY

Assisted living shouldn’t just be about finding the support you need, it should be about fully living in every way possible. A holistic approach to wellness—focused on physical, spiritual, intellectual and emotional health—keeps residents invigorated and ready to seize the day. Whether you’re dining with new friends, exercising or discovering a new interest, the tenured staff at The Mansions is dedicated to connecting with each community member and helping them live out their dreams. mansionsseniorliving.com/sandy-springs/assisted-living, 678.737.8656

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The Mansions at Sandy Springs

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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” A mental health and wellness facility for individuals of all ages, specializing in: MOOD AND ANXIETY DISORDERS, EATING DISORDERS, TRAUMA, GRIEF AND LOSS, ADDICTION, RELATIONSHIP ISSUES, AND DIVORCE RECOVERY

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BEST PILATES STUDIO

Stability Pilates & Physical Therapy Here, small class sizes make all the difference as attendees receive individualized attention from Pilates instructors, who are often physical therapists. All staff has advanced training and credentials and provide hands-on correction and cueing. Stability offers physical therapy sessions, a selection of group classes, and private sessions that are designed to complement busy schedules. Each session promises to be fun, challenging and never the same. stabilityatlanta.com, 404.303.9153 See ad on p. 18

BEST SPEECH THERAPY

Atlanta Speech Pathology Since 2015, Atlanta Speech Pathology has committed to providing high-quality speech and language therapy services to children by licensed Speech-Language Pathologists. From consultations and comprehensive assessments to play-based therapy sessions, Atlanta Speech Pathology JESSICA WILLIAMS, knows personalized patient education and OWNER connections are key. Specialists collaborate with your family and outside professionals to achieve the optimal outcomes for your child. atlantaspeechpath.com, 404.228.0947

BEST FLOORING SHOWROOM

CR Flooring CR Flooring, a Construction Resources company, is thankful for recognition as the best flooring showroom in Sandy Springs. With over 100 brands and thousands of products, the team can easily customize every project to a homeowner’s unique desires. CR Flooring takes pride in being the turnkey provider for all your floor covering needs, including tile, carpet, wood and SPC products. Stop by the Sandy Springs showroom today to meet with Atlanta’s most talented team of flooring experts and designers. crflooringusa.com, 770.945.4097

BEST ROOFER

Ben Hill Renovations has serviced the greater Atlanta area for nearly 60 years. The third-generation, family-owned business is known for high-quality craftsmanship and jaw-dropping exterior renovations. With hundreds of five-star reviews, Atlantans praise the expert design and build team’s dedication to going above and beyond to guide client projects from renderings to completion. Not sure where to start with your next project? Visit Ben Hill’s new showroom to talk with pros and see the best materials in person. bhrenovations.com, 770.949.3514

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BEST OUTDOOR DINING

Tre Vele

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BEST REALTOR

Lindsay Levin As a Sandy Springs native, it’s easy for Lindsay Levin to highlight the Sandy Springs community, location and schools when marketing homes. The success of her referral-based business is attributed to her strategic negotiating, creative marketing and candor. Her innovative approach and more than $175 million career volume consistently ranks her in the top half of 1% of all Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Realtors worldwide. atlantarealestateinsider.com, 404.667.3232

Tre Vele brings a refreshingly new Italian concept to Sandy Springs. Indulge in an innovative menu showcasing homemade pasta and modern odes to classic Italian dishes. Equally Insta-worthy, warm and welcoming, Tre Vele is the perfect locale for your next happy hour, date night or celebration. Grab a seat at the gorgeous marble bar, visit the rooftop terrace for a cozy evening shared over a fire pit or pick up a prepared dinner to-go from the market. treveleatl.com, 404.303.8423

BEST MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE

Atlanta Center for Wellness Founded in 2017, Atlanta Center for Wellness (AC4W) is an outpatient mental health practice dedicated to helping clients improve their overall quality of life. Comprised of a diverse group of clinicians and professionals, AC4W believes mental health matters for individuals, couples and families alike. Utilizing a holistic, integrative approach that includes a full range of therapeutic services and specialties, providers offer individualized treatment to support whole-body wellness. atlantacenterforwellness.com, 404.343.4162 See ad on p. 20 (L TO R): ATLANTA CENTER FOR WELLNESS FOUNDING PARTNERS, GINAIR-GOODWIN MCKERROW, EPHRAT LIPTON, JOANNE “JOEY” PULLEY

BEST GENERAL/FAMILY DOCTOR

BEST OF 2022

North Atlanta Primary Care

(L TO R): CARLOS PRAYS, MD, RICHARD KAUFFMAN, MD, ANNA SINK, PA-C

North Atlanta Primary Care (NAPC) is a multi-site primary care practice founded in 1988 by Dr. Thomas Bat. Featuring state-of-the-art facilities across seven counties in Metro Atlanta, NAPC strives to improve people’s health and quality of life through personalized, comprehensive medical care. Never wait days to see a doctor again; enjoy same-day appointments and walk-in options so you can get back to living the healthy, happy life you deserve. southeastmedicalgroup.com, 770.442.1911 See ad on p. 20

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BEST BRUNCH

The General Muir (at City Springs) For nearly a decade, The General Muir (TGM), from James Beard Award-nominated chef Todd Ginsberg, has delighted guests and racked up foodie awards at its Emory University-area location. Now you can enjoy all the TGM favorites in Sandy Springs! A deli—nostalgic, yet modern—done right with every bite. thegeneralmuir.com/citysprings, 404.255.3000

BEST BOUTIQUE FITNESS STUDIO

Burn Boot Camp Sandy Springs Burn Boot Camp is more than a gym; it’s a fitness community. Here, certified personal trainers motivate and empower members to guide them to real results. The studio’s 45-minute camps offer all the benefits of personal training in an encouraging group setting. Plus, members can take advantage of complimentary childwatch and one-on-one focus meetings with trainers to create an individualized nutrition and fitness plan to achieve their goals. burnbootcamp.com/sandy-springs-ga, 404.777.2246

BEST ELECTRICIAN

The Electrician Family-owned and operated since 1992, The Electrician’s mission is to provide quality work and fair-upfront pricing on every job, big or small. Licensed electricians ensure you get nothing less than the best by staying up to date on the newest energy-efficient and smart lighting technologies. With The Electrician, you can count on on-time, respectful and friendly service that exceeds expectations. electricianatl.com, 404.256.0169

BEST LANDSCAPING

SPECTACULAR LANDSCAPING ON THIS ESTATE HOME CAREFULLY MAINTAINED BY OASIS LANDSCAPES & IRRIGATION

What started as an irrigation company over 30 years ago has bloomed into one of Atlanta’s most respected design-build and maintenance landscape firms. Oasis Landscapes & Irrigation creates awardwinning landscapes that reflect client needs, and then seamlessly maintain them for years to come. Whether residential or commercial, clients know they can count on Oasis Landscapes & Irrigation to deliver and maintain beautiful and functional outdoor spaces. oasislandscape.com, 770.913.9033 See ad on p. 2

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Best Grasses for Fall Landscaping Fall is a fabulous time for landscaping projects. Cooler temperatures and less intense sunshine make for pleasant days spent outside. This is the optimal time for planting many plants and trees, and with proper care, sod can be laid in any season. So if you’ve been dreaming of a new lawn, it’s time to get started.

Cool Season Grasses For bluegrasses and fescues, fall is a great time to plant. These grasses thrive in cooler weather and stay green year round. They do best in areas around Atlanta and northward, tolerating shade and winter’s bite better than warm season varieties.

Bluegrasses Southern Blue™ and Sunbelt Blue™ are innovative new grass varieties developed through a partnership between Texas A&M and NG Turf. They are both crosses of Kentucky bluegrass and Texas bluegrass, giving homeowners in our area another sod option for a year round green lawn.

Southern Blue vs. Sunbelt Blue These two new bluegrass varieties differ only slightly. Southern Blue has a darker blue-green color, whereas Sunbelt Blue is a lighter, brighter blue-green, and Sunbelt Blue tends to be more disease resistant. Both create beautiful, hardy lawns perfect for our part of the country.

heat and drought resistance compared to most tall fescues, Rebel Supreme performs well in full sun, but also tolerates partial shade. It features a dark green color and medium blade.

Bluegrass vs Fescue Southern Blue and Sunbelt Blue share many attributes with Rebel Supreme fescue, such as heat and drought tolerance compared to other cool season grasses. The new bluegrasses are clearly the hardiest cool season grasses for our area due to their ability to recover from stress and damage without replanting as well as improved disease resistance compared to fescue.

Warm Season Grasses Grasses like zoysia and Bermuda are built for summer’s heat and drought, thriving in warm weather and full sun. They go dormant to survive during winter months and turn a characteristic golden brown. These grasses grow throughout our area, including south of Atlanta where cool season lawns may struggle. There are many warm season varieties to choose from, but two of the best are TifTuf™ Bermuda and Zeon® zoysia.

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Home Q&A

Experts Provide Solutions For Your Everyday Questions

GARAGE DOORS

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How can I control my garage door from my phone?

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We offer several Wi-Fi openers that will make your life easier. Simply download the OHD Anywhere app onto your smartphone and never wonder again if you shut the door. Let a neighbor in to feed the dog when you are away and receive alerts

when someone else opens the door. You can even add a camera to watch the garage in real time.

Overhead Door Company of Atlanta™ Years in Business: 87 Associations: GAHBA, IDA, BBB A+ Rated 404.872.3667 www.overheaddooratlanta.com John Nale

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Why could a sump pump fail?

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Sump pumps can fail for a number of reasons, including power failure, switch problems, lack of maintenance or clogged discharge lines. A sump pump can also fail because of incorrect sizing or improper installation.

We only install workhorse sump pump systems and offer maintenance plans for

pump service to help prevent any of these issues. We service all models.

‘58 Foundations Years in Business: 63 Associations: BBB A+ rating, Atlanta Realtors Association 770.999.0601 www.58foundations.com Todd Prosan

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You always want to view the largest sample possible in your home, during the day and at night. Color intensifies with size, and the installed floor is usually a little darker than anticipated. Understand that variation is normal in hard-surface floors, and it may be extreme with some styles. Finally, never select Elisabeth Stubbs

a floor online or from a picture—the actual color is sure to be different.

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Experts Provide Solutions For Your Everyday Q WINDOW REPLACEMENT

WINDOW COVERINGS

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Other than cleaning, do Infinity from Marvin windows require any additional maintenance?

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Infinity’s proprietary Ultrex fiberglass has a factory-coated acrylic finish that is three times thicker than the competition. No sanding, scraping, painting or waxing is required. However, if you want to change the color of your windows in the future, they can be painted if desired. With Infinity’s Ultrex fiberglass, you can enjoy the beauty of wood windows

without worrying about all the maintenance!

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Years in Business: 18 Associations: BBB A+ Rated, NARI 770.888.1604 www.ngwindows.com

SIDING

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How can I prepare my home for siding replacement?

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We send out a project planner before starting any work so you know what to expect. The project planner

touches on preparation details like taking pictures off the walls, making sure our team has power and access to the home, landscaping requirements and more. We are

also happy to answer any questions not addressed in the project planner.

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Years in Business: 23 Associations: NKBA, HBA 770.971.1577 www.paintingplus.com

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ay Questions GUTTERS

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How can I prevent gutter joint separation?

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If your gutters are old, weighed down by debris or damaged in some way, they can become separated at the joints. The separation leads to water leaking out of the gutters and onto the foundation. You want

to prevent damage.

to ensure the gutters are installed securely and that you regularly remove debris

AquaGuard Foundation Solutions Years in Business: 26 Associations: Groundworks, NARI, BHA, GREC, ACCG 770.685.7825 www.aquaguard.net Tom DiGregorio and Joe Rusk

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of everything Lennox offers to help create an unprecedented wholehome comfort system that seamlessly and intelligently works to stay finely tuned to your home and deliver consistently clean, perfect air. Call us today for a free quote on your new HVAC system.

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When overcoming homelessness, addiction or poverty seems impossible, Mary Hall Freedom Village is there to help. The nonprofit uplifts women, children, veterans and families through wraparound services—from housing, child care and employment training to mental health assistance.

Good Samaritans can create care packages, provide household items and make monetary donations to aid the organization’s work. 8995 Roswell Rd. maryhallfreedomvillage.org

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Doing Good in the ’Hood

Have a few hours to lend a helping hand? Use them to deliver meals for Senior Services North Fulton’s Meals on Wheels program. They’re seeking drivers to take

meals to homebound Sandy Springs seniors and help make a difference at lunchtime. Email Michelle Williams at mwilliams@ssnorthfulton.org for details. ssnorthfulton.org/seniorservices/meals-on-wheels

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Spread Christmas cheer overseas with Operation Gratitude. Get together with family, friends or your neighborhood to send

Christmas cards and holiday wellwishes to Americans serving in the military overseas. Have a knack for knitting or sewing? Operation Gratitude also accepts scarves, hats and blankets. operationgratitude.com

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For many families celebrating the holidays without a family member at the table this year can be difficult to process. Help out at The Link Counseling Center, where individuals,

families and couples can receive free or affordable counseling and psychotherapy and start the healing process. Volunteers can assist in the office, with maintenance needs or with fundraising. 348 Mount Vernon Hwy. thelink.org

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