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Roswell FREE TO A GOOD HOME

JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016•VOL. 2, ISSUE 1

L I V E • W O R K • S H O P • E A T • P L A Y • P R A Y

L O C A L L Y

Happy New Year !

IN 2016

#RESOLVE

LETTER FROM DESK OF MAYOR JERE WOOD ON 2015 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON

FIT & FABULOUS + FOOD ROSWELL FARMERS MARKET YOGA MOVES YOU RAMP UP THE H20 REAL ESTATE MARKET GOLF IN COLD WEATHER GET MARRIED IN 2016

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RE ST A JA UR N AN 25 T -3 WE 1 E K

RESTAURANT GUIDE EVENTS CALENDAR

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE

January - February 2016

LETTER FROM PUBLISHER, P6 FROM THE DESK OF MAYOR JERE WOOD, P8 2035 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, P9 ONE ROSWELL: LETTER TO FOOTBALL FAMILIES, P10 HISTORIC ROSWELL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, P12 ROSWELL WEDDINGS, P14 ROSWELL WEDDING SHOWCASE, P15 RIVERWALK VILLAGE, P16 PLAY GOLF IN ROSWELL, P18 DRINK MORE H20 - #RESOLVE, P20 SNAP FITNESS OPENS IN ROSWELL, P23

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STRETCH YOURSELF IN 2016, #RESOLVE, P24 SPOTLIGHT: PEACH AND PORCH CHOP, P28 RESTAURANT GUIDE, P30 FOUR HOT ROSWELL RESTAURANTS, P34 ROSWELL RESTAURANT WEEK, P36 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR, P38 REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE, P40 CALENDAR OF EVENTS/HAPPENINGS, P42 SENIOR LIVING: ONE ROSWELL, P44 PRAY LOCALLY, P46

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FROM THE PUBLISHER

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ANOTHER NEW YEAR...

ROSWELL MAGAZINE is published by Local Life Publishing, LLC. 980 Birmingham Road, 501-286, Milton, GA 404-606-0797 • locallifepublishing.com info@locallifepublishing.com PRESIDENT Chris Smith

I want to eat right --- I’m not talking about calories, though. I’m talking about eating RIGHT--- real food, organic, locally sourced, whole, yummy, etc. Saying good-bye to processed nonsense and hello to the good stuff. This is easy to do in Roswell with so many options at restaurants--and markets in order to prepare quality meals at home.

VICE-PRESIDENT / PUBLISHER Regina Gulick

You’ll notice this issue is centered primarily around food and fitness. Good food. Talented, award-winning chefs in independently owned restaurants source delicious meats and vegetables to serve up fabulous meals right down the street. Roswell Restaurant Week is fast-approaching, January 25 - 31st. Turn to page 36 to find out which local establishments are lined up to participate at press-time.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Sarah Mabal

Shannon Gowland (new columnist for RM!) is owner/operator of Roswell Farmers Market on Holcomb Bridge Road. If you haven’t already, be sure to drop in for fresh meats, seafood, organic produce and custom-prepared meals to take home. Shannon writes in this issue on page 20 about the importance of getting enough water in our diets. As the cover indicates, yoga can be an instrumental part of an overall well-being and fitness routine. Ahoo Sarab, who owns Korsi Yoga off Canton Street, reminds us how important it is to breathe, listen, be still and stretch ourselves. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know we just came out of an extremely emotional high-school football season. We have word from Mayor Jere Wood expressing our community’s sentiments on page 8 - as well as an eloquently penned letter which made the rounds on social media written by local dad Tai Anderson. Enough out of me. Keep turning the pages. And please email me your story ideas, feedback, criticism or to simply say, “hello!” HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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ASSOCIATE PUBLISHERS Lisa Pepper Dalton Pepper

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Claire Murphy, Tai Anderson, Mayor Jere Wood, Ahoo Sarab, Jeff Inman, Tom Maicon COLUMNISTS Shannon Gowland, Kim Kirkup, Tracy Cole CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Moreland Photography morelandphoto.com Harriet Thompson, @Harriets_world Roswell Magazine is published bi-monthly by Local Life Publishing, LLC. The opinions expressed by writers and advertisers are not necessarily those of the publishers. No part of this magazine may be reproduced without prior consent of the publisher. Sharing articles on social media from our digital publication is permitted and encouraged. Subscriptions are available for $12 per year. INTERESTED IN PARTNERING WITH ROSWELL MAGAZINE? Lisa and Dalton Pepper are the Associate Publishers for Roswell Magazine. They can show you a variety of ways in which you can position your business and your brand in order to drive more sales for your business. LISA PEPPER 470-514-9922 lisa@locallifepublishing.com DALTON PEPPER 770-490-4464 dalton@locallifepublishing.com WE LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU!!!

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GOVERNMENT FROM THE DESK OF

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MAYOR JERE WOOD

ROSWELL MAY BE a city of 95,000 people,

but it still has a small town spirit and soul. Roswell showed its small town spirit in December when we sent two high school football teams from our city to the state championship games, Blessed Trinity in class AAA and Roswell High in class AAAAAA. Over 15,000 Roswell Hornet fans went to the Georgia Dome on Saturday December 12th to root for their home team, and almost as many were there the night before to cheer for the Blessed Trinity Titans, and thousands more watched the games on TV. I was extremely proud that my city sent two teams to the state football finals in the same year, something no other city in Georgia has done. Team sports don’t just unite athletes, they bring every fan closer together. When the team is playing for a city, they bring the entire city closer together. Roswell is blessed to have great schools, great teams, and state champions in every sport, including baseball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, track, gymnastics, golf and tennis. This is just one of the reasons people love Roswell and why our city is a great place to live.

Thank you Roswell High School, Blessed Trinity, and all of the athletes, coaches, parents, and fans of all of Roswell’s teams and for keeping Roswell’s small town spirit strong. JERE WOOD, Mayor of Roswell - the best place to live in Georgia!

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GOVERNMENT

GET INVOLVED IN ROSWELL'S FUTURE

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2035 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

THE CITY OF ROSWELL invites the public to

participate in the 2035 Comprehensive Plan update by participating in a Future Development Map Exercise. By completing the exercise, community members can provide their preferences for future development in areas throughout the city. Here’s how to participate: Print a copy of the Current Development Map (white areas are current suburban residential areas). Map can be downloaded at www. roswellgov.com/CompPlan Indicate in blue the areas you think should remain only single-family, residential, detached homes Leave white the areas you believe can be used for townhomes, small lots, and cottage court style home Send in your completed map: Scan/Email to jdeibel@roswellgov.com or lushere@pondco.com. Drop off in-person at City Hall. Or, mail to City of Roswell, Community Development Department, 38 Hill Street, Suite G-30, Roswell, GA, 30075.

Comprehensive Plan Community Meetings This exercise may also be completed at one of the City’s community meetings, which are open-house style sessions that cover key issues and trends in the community, needs and opportunities for the plan, policies to consider and input on the Future Development Map. A presentation on the comprehensive plan process is also given. Upcoming community meetings are scheduled for: January 21 | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Roswell City Hall, Room 220, 38 Hill Street March 2 | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Road March 3 | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. East Roswell Park, 8900 Fouts Road For more information or to download the Future Development Map Exercise, visit www.roswellgov.com/CompPlan.

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SPORTS

PHOTOS BY HARRIET THOMPSON @HARRIETS_WORLD (MORELAND PHOTOGRAPHY)

ONE ROSWELL:

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BY TAI ANDERSON

An Open Letter to My Roswell Football Family

I SAT IN THE GEORGIA DOME speechless

last night as the final seconds of the clock expired on an incredible season for the Roswell Hornets’ Football team. If just wanting something badly enough could determine an outcome, my desire alone would have secured the championship for our boys. Throw in all of your enthusiasm, and it would be a slam dunk (mixing metaphors already.) But, it wasn’t enough. It wasn’t about our desire for the championship. It was about 48 minutes of football on the field. Colquitt just played better. That night, they were the better football team. I’m a football dad. Therefore, I could armchair quarterback the reasons why; the momentum robbing calls that didn’t go our way, the missed tackles, and the mismatches. Then, there’s the politics; What if there was no Cambridge, and redistricting hadn’t harvested talent from our team? What if there weren’t 2 other football programs less than a mile from our school also pulling from the same talent pool? But, what’s the point? The game has been played. We were not victorious. Then, the really dark thoughts entered my mind. I wanted to vilify our opponents, specifically the Colquitt County Coach, Rush Probst. My mind was filled with hurtful things to say, highlighting his past indiscretions. Slowly, and it has taken me all night, I’ve decided to not feed those thoughts or make those jokes. Isn’t the essence of Christian faith God giving us second chances? Imagine the shame he must have felt years ago as everything was unraveling in Hoover, Alabama. What an amazing comeback. I don’t want to mock his past. I want to celebrate his amazing turnaround. Which one of us couldn’t use a little grace now and again? It’s taken quite a bit of humbling prayer, but I truly want the best for his future. Also, I wouldn’t mind him moving on up to college coach-

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ing, and giving the rest of the state a fighting chance! He is really good. After the game, I drove up to Ray Manus stadium to meet the busses and pick up my son. It wasn’t a pep rally. There were maybe 20 of us, but we lined the sidewalk just as hundreds of us had done to send the team off to the Dome. I clapped until my hands were bruised as the stunned Hornets walked to the field house to drop off their gear, some of them for the final time. I didn’t know what to say. So, I just rotated between “Thank you,” “I’m proud of you” and “Let’s go Hornets.” I’ve thought of some things I’d like to say. In my time with Third Day, we received some incredible accolades, none bigger than the 4 Grammys we won for Rock/Gospel Album of the Year. What doesn’t make the press clippings are the 8-10 times we made it to the shortlist of consideration and didn’t receive the award. I’ve experienced winning the ultimate honor for my field, but losing it as well. I’m a competitive person. I always want to win. But, I’ve had to learn through both successes and shortcomings that taking the prize is only bonus. The real win with Third Day was when we made songs that impacted people’s lives. My favorite memories from my time with the band are the times of struggle with my friends before it became a business; when it was a joy, not a job. My favorite accomplishments are written on the hearts of people’s lives that were touched by our songs, not etched on Grammy Awards, now being used as paper weights. I wholeheartedly agree with Mark Richt’s final words as a Bulldog. “Life is about people, not rings. Rings collect dust,” Mark Richt I want to speak to three seperate groups; the senior football players, the coaches and players of next year’s team, and the community at large. SENIORS: One of you tweeted out “I suck” last night. That’s the worst kind of trash talk. You need to remove that kind of thinking

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from your mind. What you guys have accomplished this year is amazing. You brought a contagious joy to our community. I’ve watched youth football players play pickup games at the Rec pretending to be you. There are a lot of kids looking up to you right now, and you have a city full of people who have your back and want the best for your future. Take a day and lick your wounds, but then it’s time to pick yourself up and make the most of your remaining time in Roswell. What did Coach Ford teach you after every win? He taught you that the past was the past. He taught you to think of your record as “0-0.” Guess what? You’re “0-0.” Failure isn’t falling, it’s staying where you fell. Pick yourself up, and go do great things. Find a way to give a little back to this community that has supported you before you leave. This is the gift that you guys have earned; You will always have a home. We’ll be cheering many of you on in your football careers, but for all of you, we’ll be cheeringyou on in life. Your city will be here to help you find a job after college, and many of you will return with your families to raise them in this community as well. You are always welcome here. Make the most of these last few months here. Connect with your home. COACHES AND PLAYERS: The sign that hangs above the exit of the Roswell Field House. This sign is just as true today as it has been all season. When you look at the

talent you’ll graduate, I know the future can feel daunting. But guess what, you don’t need to fill their shoes. You just need to be the best you that you can be. That’s what the slogan means. If you didn’t like the feeling of being on the sidelines watching time expire with nothing to do about it, guess what, next year is your turn to do something about it. Maybe it will be for a state title, maybe a region title, maybe a Milton rivalry game. The size of the stage is not the issue. It’s about deciding right now who you will be in your moment. You can let this year’s success lull you to complacency or you can start training now, harder than anyone else in the state. It’s time for you guys to commit to one another as brothers that ego and laziness will not be tolerated. Who will step up and lead? Only you can answer your challenge, but you’re enough. COACHES: I have one request for you. Just keep doing what you’re doing. Keep teaching our sons that being an athlete is temporary, but being a man of integrity is forever. Keep cursing at them, and praying for them, and scolding them, and setting the bar high. Keep loving them. Keep inspiring them to bring their best, and not tolerating less. Keep showing them that real masculinity is showing emotion, not masking it. This community appreciates you. We’re grateful for you. Don’t second-guess yourself because of the scoreboard. (That’s our job!) FRIENDS: Our community had two teams come up short in the championship games

this weekend at the Dome. However, our community did not come up short. I woke up today prouder than ever to be a Roswellian. The energy at the tailgate before the game was incredible. How can we keep that going for every game next year? There is more to this “One Roswell” idea than just a slogan for mutual fandom in our community. I humbly submit that it is a new slogan for what this community can be. Will we let anybody divide us by racial lines? No. In Roswell, there is no black and white, only green. We love our diversity. Will we let anybody divide us on religious lines? No, we are One Roswell. Protestant, Catholic, Jew or Muslim, we are One. We’re all raising our kids together, and our values aren’t just lived out in our houses of worship. Will we let anybody divide us on political lines? No, we are One Roswell. I know it might sound dramatic to extrapolate so much from a football season. But, I believe that we can build from this season to make our city an even better place to be. Let’s actively support Roswell businesses. Let’s care for our neighbors across the street. Let’s not sleep through another election. Let’s find ways to make our park system even better. Let’s keep making all of our schools the best in the state. Let’s make Canton Street the hottest place to be in the Southeast. The world might be a scary place, but Roswell isn’t. It’s home. It’s our home. We are One Roswell.

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BRINGING POSITIVE CHANGES TO OUR COMMUNITY

LOCAL INFLUENCERS AND businesses combine their efforts to support the revitalization of Roswell’s Historic District

The Historic Roswell Business Association (HRBA) is an organization dedicated to revitalizing the longstanding contributions of the now dissolved Historic Roswell Merchant’s Association. The members of the newly developed organization plan to enable the businesses of Roswell’s Historic District to work together in a spirit of collaboration with Roswell’s government and non-government agencies to promote the growth, development, and economic prosperity of the downtown Roswell community. The Historic Roswell Business Association will work together to uphold its mission statement of “promoting the goals of the Historic District’s business owners to the city of Roswell, North Fulton County, and our customers present and future.” The HRBA represents the Historic District by overseeing five separate geographic “zones,” each with an elected representative to the Executive Council. Canton Street will be managed by Ann Marie Giglio of Core Matters, Webb Street by Shannon Schneider of Synergy Fine Art, Oak Street by Donna McDonald of MUSE

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& Co. Fine Art, Roswell Square by Kelley Davis of Harry Norman Realtors, and The River by Alissa Reynolds of RAW Juice Boutique. The group’s membership elected Ryan Pernice, owner of Table & Main and Osteria Mattone, as the HRBA’s first Executive Director. “Roswell already has a vibrant community of businesses here in the Historic District. Our hope is that the HRBA adds an element of cohesive teamwork so that our businesses act as partners, all pulling in the same direction, for the betterment of Roswell’s development,” says Pernice. “We will continually ask ourselves how we can work together to make downtown Roswell more exciting for more people. That’s our chief concern.” One of the first tasks for the HRBA will be to develop a unified website that promotes the Historic District, highlights parking options for visitors, and addresses needed infrastructural items like beautification projects and way-finding. In the coming months, the members will be working hard to structure a lasting organization that will bring real positive change to the community of Roswell. Further inquiries regarding the HRBA can be sent to Ryan Pernice at: ryan.pernice@tableandmain.com

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Michelle Mercer Austin Baldwin AT PRIMROSE COTTAGE PHOTOS: MORELAND PHOTOGRAPHY MORELANDPHOTO.COM

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WEDDINGS By Claire Murphy

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BRIDAL CONSULTANTS advise the

first step in planning a wedding is nailing down a venue --- a special events facility --- to host your wedding reception and/or ceremony. The many beautiful and historic churches and special events facilities in Roswell make this decision particularly difficult because there are so many fabulous options! What is your vision? You can choose an historic destination, a wildlife sanctuary, an outdoor garden setting, a scenic backdrop, an antebellum home, a hotel, or an area restaurant with ample space for all of your guests. Roswell has all of this and more, boasting over 40 venue selections for brides and grooms. A great place to start is the Roswell Welcome Center in the center of town, located at 617 Atlanta Street. The knowledgeable and friendly staff at the Roswell Convention & Visitors Bureau can answer your questions, provide assistance and even provide gift bags to welcome your out of town wedding guests staying in a Roswell hotel. visitroswellga.com Michelle Mercer and Austin Baldwin (pictured above) began the marriage chapter of their story at the beautiful Primrose Cottage on Mimosa. Planning your big weekend sin

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Roswell can be so much fun. Couples can have their engagement photos taken in a beautiful garden setting, perform their ceremonies at one of Roswell’s magnificent churches, host the rehearsal dinner at a fabulous restaurant, and celebrate the reception at a larger hall or historic home---- all within a few square miles! For a comprehensive list of churches and houses of worship, take a look at page 46. And then set your wedding date early at one of these local venues: ROSWELL SPECIAL EVENTS VENUES Aqua Blue Bulloch Hall Kimball Hall Roswell Founders Club Naylor Hall Roswell Mill Chattahoochee Nature Center Roswell Tap Doubletree by Hilton Pastis Foundations Social Eatery Roswell Historic Cottage Area 51-- the Aurora Complex Andretti Indoor Carting Roswell Provsions Bistro VG

Roswell River Landing Houck’s Grille Mac McGee Irish Pub Holiday Inn - Atlanta/Roswell The Bocce Room at Ippolito’s Ivy Hall at Roswell Mill Spirit of Roswell Riverboat Brookfield Country Club Table & Main The Gilbert House Yellow House on Green Street The Loft on Roswell Square Mill Kitchen and Bar Country Club of Roswell Muse & Co. at SOCA Village Computer Pop Up Exhibit Venue Brookwood Grill Historic Barrington Hall Gardens at Great Oaks Primrose Cottage Osteria Mattone The Big Ketch Etris Kitchen and Bar Peach and the Porkchop Roux on Canton Street Tutto Kitchen and Bar Primrose Cottage Holiday Inn Express

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SECTION HEADER

Riverwalk Village a Key Development for Roswell

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IN NOVEMBER, DUKE Land Group unveiled

plans for Riverwalk Village, a 104‐acre mixed‐use community located in Roswell between Ga. 400 and Old Alabama Road. The ecologically driven development will add to the growing vitality of Roswell, attract new businesses and jobs, and generate millions of dollars in tax revenue for the city. “Riverwalk Village will be woven seamlessly into the fabric of this unique, historical city,” said Eyal Livnat, principal and president of Duke Homes and Duke Land Group. “We look forward to continuing our collaboration with the City of Roswell and to enhancing a natural setting that residents, workers and visitors can all enjoy.” The preliminary plans follow the guidelines in the City of Roswell’s Unified Development Code (UDC), and the development will include a maximum of: ∙ 1,556 residential units, including single family attached, multifamily and active adult housing ∙ 490,000 square feet of general commercial real estate including retail, restaurant, entertainment and grocery ∙ 1.7 million square feet of office space ∙ 200‐key hotel ∙ 200,000 square feet of civic and institutional space including the Swift School, a school for children with language‐based learning differences Approximately 43 percent of the land will be preserved open space, which will include parks and public spaces, pedestrian‐oriented areas near retail and entertainment, and a system of public running, walking and biking trails that will connect the development and surrounding neighborhoods to the Chattahoochee River. Duke Land Group enlisted a team of architects and land planners who specialize in land preservation and ecological developments.

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Architectural design will reflect Roswell’s natural environment with warm, earth‐tone colors and materials. “In a location with existing ties to natural features like the Chattahoochee River, we wanted to embrace the topography and build on the substantial network of greenways and waterways that course through Roswell and the immediate region,” said Kevin Sloan, principal land planner. “Our goal is to build a community‐focused development with an ecological purpose.” The property also houses a lake with open channel streams that will meander through the development and provide stormwater control and management. Retailers, restaurants and boardwalks will surround the lake, which provides an added amenity for the public to enjoy. “Riverwalk Village is a key development for Roswell. We have a strong need for Class A office and mixed-use space that offers convenient access to Ga. 400,” said Steve Stroud, executive director of Roswell Inc. “The focus on the connection to the natural environment within Riverwalk Village will truly reflect Roswell’s continued commitment to being eco‐friendly and will be a true city centerpiece that echoes the spirit and authenticity of Roswell.” The proposed site plan, which has been filed and will be reviewed by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), smartly positions the school near neighboring residential communities and places the office space adjacent to Ga. 400. Traffic improvements to the Ga. 400 interchange at Holcomb Bridge Road are underway. The developers are continuing to conduct traffic studies and analyze ways to improve access points around the property. Pending zoning and permits, construction is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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Stop by for coffee … then tour your child’s future! The Queen of Angels Catholic School community invites you to join us for an informational coffee and tour. Watch as our faculty interacts with students from Kindergarten to 8th grade. We share a beautiful 100 acre campus with Blessed Trinity Catholic High School allowing our students to participate in a unique educational setting from Kindergarten to High School! ADMISSIONS COFFEE FROM 9:30-11 A.M. ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: November 12 • December 3 • January 21 Principal presentation at 9:35 a.m.

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GOLF

PLAY GOLF IN ROSWELL WINTER GOLF IS STILL POSSIBLE ON SUNNY DAYS --- JUST BUNDLE UP! BROOKFIELD COUNTRY CLUB 100 Willow Run • 770-992-9230 • brookfieldcountryclub.com Best known for its magnificent 18-hole Mike Riley designed golf course, its undulating greens and rolling fairways create a challenge for the expert player as well as being fun for the beginner. Designed in 1972, Brookfield has played host to many major amateur events in Georgia as well as hosting the LPGA during the 1970′s and 1980′s. Brookfield’s Professional Golf Staff headed by PGA Professional, Tim Crandall, strives to give the ultimate in service. The course measures 6801 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 140 and a 72.9 USGA rating. COUNTRY CLUB OF ROSWELL 2500 Club Springs Dr. • 770-475-7800 • ccroswell.com The 18-hole course is a private golf course that opened in 1973. Designed by Randy Nicholls, Country Club of Roswell measures 6570 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 133 and a 71 USGA rating. THE GEORGIA GOLF CENTER 345 Cox Rd. • 770-992-4233 • georgiagolfcenter.com Since 1999, GGC has been the premier golf learning and practice center in the metro Atlanta area. They offer 50 permanent tee stations, a well-manicured grass tee area, short game practice area with bunker and putting green, state-of-the-art golf instruction with video

and Trackman, and expert club fitting with PING, Mizuno, Titleist, Callaway, Cobra and Henry-Griffitts fitting systems. HORSESHOE BEND COUNTRY CLUB 2100 Steeple Chase Ln • 770-992-2310 • horshoebendcc.com Originally designed by Joe Lee in 1974 it has recently undergone a major transformation under the direction of Bob Cupp. With four holes along the historic Chattahoochee River and over 2 miles of scenic river frontage, the natural beauty throughout the course has been enhanced with lakes, streams and dramatic water features. The redesign features: new greens, tees, bunkers, cart paths, and state of the art irrigation system. The course measures 6638 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 134 and a 72 USGA rating. SETTINDOWN CREEK GOLF CLUB 5500 Settindown Dr. • 770-640-4620 • ansleygolfclub.org The 18-hole course is a private golf course that opened in 1988. Designed by Bob Cupp, the course measures 7332 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 150 and a 76 USGA rating, SCGC was recently named Georgia’s “Best in State” by Golf Digest, ranked 84th among “America’s 100 Best Modern Courses” by Golfweek, and named the fourth toughest course in the area by the USGA, as published in the September 17, 2010 issue of the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

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CLUB LIFE NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD. » New dining experience with new menus and signature service » New membership offering with 50% off* à la carte dining, free* golf and more » Multimillion-dollar Club reinventions with clubhouse and golf course improvements » New Junior Executive Membership - Now Available Call membership director Tim Stolz to become a Member for a Day and you’ll enjoy the many club amenities, as well as take in a round of golf, play a little tennis or relax poolside — and receive 50% off* lunch or dinner for two.

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HEALTH & FITNESS

#RESOLVE

If You Only Make ONE Resolution in 2016, Make it MORE WATER

It’s a life giving element we all need. Without it, there is no survival.

Shannon Gowland Roswell Food Therapy Chef / Herbalist

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THE NEW YEAR IS UPON us,

and resolutions are being made once again. Who hasn’t resolved to lose weight, be healthier, stop smoking, or exercise more? Time and time again the most important aspect to the success of these quickly conceived and well-intended resolutions is over looked, water. It’s a life giving element we all need. Without it, there is no survival. However, crucial for so many basic functions, the ways in which we rely on it are often overlooked. Without adequate water intake there will be no weight loss, benefits of eating healthy will not be seen, muscles will be unable to keep up the demands of increased exercise, and the body’s ability to handle increased stress from ditching the nicotine will be minimal. So as a simple suggestion: add a resolution to drink more water so you can be successful in 2016. For most tap water is just fine however, others with sensitivities, allergies, heavy metal toxicity, states of dis-ease, or just trying to lessen the toxic load will need to examine other options. •Whole house filters: These are great options if you can get the right one. Look for a double filtration system. Avoid the RO and alkaline filters. (usually around $400-500 investment) •Under sink filters: Same guidelines as above however, if you are handy then you can skip the call to a plumber and try installing yourself. •On the go filters: My favorite is the Berkey Sport Filter. A water bottle made in the USA, BPA free, and can be filled with any freshwater. Great for camping, taking to the office, travel, and so much more. The main drawback is that there is no fluoride filter on the small sports bottle. •Grab N Go water bottles from the store: This tends to be a quick option requiring no planning but, is it any healthier than water from the tap? Research is showing that many bottled waters are little

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The average adult should drink between 1 – 2 liters of water per day. Keeping a 64 oz. mason jar handy or knowing how many ounces your water bottle holds is helpful. Increased water combined with a healthy diet will help you be successful with your New Year Resolutions. So be strong and Stay Healthy Roswell. SHANNON GOWLAND IS OWNER/OPERATOR OF ROSWELL FARMERS MARKET AND ROSWELLNESS ON HOLCOMB BRIDGE ROAD. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT ROSWELLFARMERSMARKET.COM or ROSWELLNESS.COM.

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Snap Fitness Roswell is that we are open 24/7 so you don’t need to meet a group class schedule like most other fitness facilities. We are proud to offer personal training with flexible packages to meet your schedule and training needs. Whether you are trying to lose weight, gain strength or sport specific training, we have the knowledge and tools to help you succeed. The staff of certified trainers (ACE and NASM) will take you through a fitness evaluation to measure how you stand against your peers. You can make an appointmnet with Ben Askew or Anthony Waller.


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By AHOO SARAB, Owner, Korsi Yoga, korsiyoga.com

A NEW YEAR, A NEW YOU. What promises will you make for yourself this year to be the best you? Whether you resolve to be kinder, take better care of yourself, be more present in your life...yoga can help make all those promises come true.

While in Western culture, yoga has become an exercise phenomenon, its original charge was developed to be a spiritual practice. Yoga is about the journey within and offers the opportunity to connect your mind, your body, your breath and your spirit. Here are 4 reasons you may want to try yoga in 2016: LEARNING HOW TO BREATHE How you breathe can make an enormous impact on your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. The quality of your breathing oxygenates your body and regulates your nervous system. Learning new ways to breathe can help focus, ease anxiety, reduce blood pressure, and is the fastest, easiest way to be present in the moment. Try it. Anytime your mind wanders, focus on the rise and fall of your belly as you inhale and exhale and notice how your mind and body come together. BEING AN ACTIVE LISTENER Listening and hearing are two different things. Yoga helps you slow down enough from the hustle of your daily life, to listen to yourself. Coming to your mat, engaging in a sequence of postures, creates

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the practice of active listening. Yoga is a moving conversation with yourself. When you learn to listen to yourself, your body responds by giving back what you need and allows you to hear what you desire. BEING COMFORTABLE BEING STILL While the demands of our daily lives can actively engage us in constant motion, yoga offers us the gift of becoming still. This stillness fosters a deeper connection to the inner voice, allowing you to hear the breath, watch the thoughts and find an awareness of how you connect the two. STRETCHING YOURSELF This is a natural response we have as human beings in our physical bodies. When you practice yoga, you are making a choice to stretch your body and your mind. It may be trying a new pose, or backing out of a pose that just doesn’t feel right to you. Either way, you are stretching yourself. There are many benefits to yoga. Whether you practice everyday or once a week, yoga is like life, ever unfolding to you as you fully engage in it. As with anything new, try it out, don’t push too hard and give it more than one class. Keep your promise to be the best version of yourself in the New Year, roll out a mat and give yoga a chance in 2016!

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AT PEACH & THE PORKCHOP By Debbie Rosen

ONE THING THAT Chuck Staley knew when he

opened Peach & The Porkchop just over a year ago, is that today’s dining guests want to know exactly where their food is coming from and they demand the highest quality, freshest ingredients available. In designing the menu at this Roswell neighborhood restaurant, Staley researched the local farms that he could tap to provide the hormone free, all natural foods that would fit into his North meets South menu. “We found the best local farms with the most responsible practices to supply us with fresh eggs, produce and meats … not only for our adult menus, but for our children’s menu as well,” reflects Chuck. “At most restaurants, the adult menu is filled with garden-fresh ingredients, while the kids are given a choice between frozen chicken fingers or pre-packaged Mac & Cheese. One of our focal points at Peach & The Porkchop is to provide the same high quality ingredients for both adults and children, and that’s why there are more than 20 different farm fresh dishes on our children’s menu,” concludes Staley. The local farms that provide these ingredients are all located within a 25 mile radius of Roswell and are run by local Georgians who take pride in the products they produce. Some of these farms include Circle A Farms in Cumming (hydroponically grown lettuce as well as basil and Kale), Fat Land Farms (our neighbor in Roswell produces non-GMO Eggs, Honey and a variety of pesticide-free produce), Morning Glory Farms in Cedartown (supplies us with

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Pigs, Chickens and Turkeys as well as Melons, Peaches, Peppers and a variety of fresh Herbs), Maxwell Farms in Dallas, Georgia (fresh jams and preserves as well as pickles and relishes) and Gazaway Farms in Cumming (has wonderful fresh sausage and produce such as Broccoli, Pecans, Carrots, Cabbage and Watermelon). Executive Chef Benjamin Thornton always insures that the meats he’s using to create dishes like Bone-In Cowboy Ribeye are steroid-free, gluten-free, antibiotic-free and hormone-free from Meyer’s All Natural Red Angus Beef to Nueske’s bacon and Chicken from Springer Mountain Farms, Prestige Farms and Mar Jac. Seafood is just the same, relying on relationships with local fisherman and purveyors for the shrimp in their signature Shrimp & Grits. If you know of a great local farm producing wonderful products, please let either Chuck or Chef Benjamin know, next time you’re enjoying a meal filled with these farm fresh ingredients at Peach & The Porkchop. Peach & The Porkchop is located in Roswell at 12040 Etris Road, D100. They are open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday, lunch during the week and brunch on Saturday and Sunday. For more information you can check out www.peachandtheporkchop. com.

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Keegan’s Public House 4401 Shallowford Rd (770) 640-1100 keegansirishpub.net Little Alley Steak 955 Canton St (770) 998-0440 littlealleysteak.com LongHorn Steakhouse 900 Mansell Road (770) 642-8588 longhornsteakhouse.com Lucia’s Italian 4705 Woodstock Rd (678) 646-1000 lucias.org Lucky’s Burgers/Brew 1144 Alpharetta St (770) 518-5695 luckysburgerandbrew.com Manuel’s Tavern 625 West Crossville Rd (770) 643-1330 marlowstavern.com Mac McGee’s Irish Pub 936 Canton St (470) 231-4724 macmcgeeirishpub.com Mellow Mushroom 935 Woodstock Rd (770) 645-8383 mellowmushroom.com Melting Pot 1055 Mansell Rd (770) 518-4100 meltingpot.com Mill Kitchen & Bar 590 Mimosa Boulevard 770-817-9345 themillkitchenandbar.com Milton’s Cuisine 800 Mayfield Rd 770-817-0161 miltonscuisine.com Mom’s Table 1207 Canton St (770) 552-7515 momstableonline.com Monterrey Mexican 2300 Holcomb Bridge Rd (770) 650-0430 monterreyroswell.com NOCA 1170 Canton St (770) 992-8866 nocaeatery.com Nosh Table & Tap 11255 Woodstock Rd 500 (770) 641-8282 noshatl.com Oak Street Cafe 45 Oak St (770) 594-1300 oakstcafe.com Oli + Ve 1003 Canton St (770) 587-4244 oliandve.com Olive Garden Italian 905 Holcomb Bridge Rd (770) 642-0395 olivegarden.com Osteria Mattone 1095 Canton St (678) 878-3378 osteriamattone.com OTP Tap & Grill 1475 Holcomb Bridge Rd (678) 585-0067 otproswell.com Outback Steakhouse 655 Crossville Rd. (770) 998-5630 outback.com Pastis Restaurant 928 Canton St (770) 640-3870 pastisroswell.com Peach & The Porkchop 12040 Etris Rd (770) 696-5409 peachandtheporkchop.com Peachtree Diner 915 Holcomb Bridge Rd (770) 993-0299 peachtreediner.com Pearl Raw Bar 959 Canton Street (678) 461-6788 zestoncantonstreet.com Pho & Com Asian Grill 915 Woodstock Rd (770) 992-7266 Plum Café 1055 Canton St (770) 518-7586 plumcafe.net Provinos Italian 1255 Grimes Bridge Rd (770) 993-5839 provinos.com Public House 605 Atlanta St (770) 640-554 publichouseroswell.com Pure Tauqeria 1143 Alpharetta St (770) 817-7873 puretaqueria.com/roswell Rice Thai Cuisine 1104 Canton St (770) 640-0788 ricethairoswell.com Roswell Farmers Mkt 555 Atlanta St S oswellfarmersmarket.com Roswell Tap 1090 Alpharetta St (770) 992-9206 theroswelltap.com Roux On Canton 946 Canton St (770) 993-0007 rouxoncanton.com Salt Factory 952 Canton St (770) 998-4850 saltfactorypub.com Slope’s BBQ of Roswell 34 E Crossville Rd (770) 518-7000 slopesbbq.com Spiced Right Ribhouse 635 Atlanta St (678) 352-9633 spicedright.com Stax Burger Bar 690 Holcomb Bridge Rd (770) 992-2229 staxburgerbar.com Stoney River 10524 Alpharetta Hwy (678) 461-7900 roswell.stoneyriver.com Sugar Shack In Back 1085 Canton St (770) 650-9838 coffeeshoproswellga.com Swallow + Hollow 1072 Green St (678) 352-1975 swallowatthehollow.com Table & Main 1028 Canton St. (678) 869-5178 tableandmain.com Taco Mac 685 W Crossville Rd (678) 795-0080 tacomac.com Taqueria Tsunami 1570 Holcomb Bridge Rd (770) 993-1530 taqueriatsunami.com Tara Humata 12050 Etris Rd (770) 998-5590 tarahumata.com Tokyo Boat Buffet 910 Woodstock Rd (770) 993-6646 tokyoboat910.com Tutto Kitchen and Bar 942 Alpharetta St (678) 878-2525 tuttokitchenandbar.com Vin 25 25 Plum Tree St (770) 628-0411 vin25.com VUU Asian Bistro 880 Woodstock Rd (770) 650-0288 vuubistro.com Zoës Kitchen 1105 Woodstock Rd (770) 645-1193 zoeskitchen.com

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Four Hot Roswell Restaurants PHOTO: PEACH & THE PORK CHOP

By Tom Maicon

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ROSWELL HAS PERHAPS the most prolific

dining scene north of the perimeter. In the heart of it is Canton Street, dotted with laid-back little eateries, a sophisticated steakhouse and sushi on the sidewalk — no matter the temperature. That’s how we roll in Roswell. The restaurants are small but the dining vibe is larger than life. So, everybody has a patio. Everybody needs a patio. And they don’t put them in the back of the building or on the side — they put them right out front on the sidewalk. A single Sunday brunch casually sipping and noshing at a lazy sidewalk table is all it takes — and you are hooked. That being said, we have thrown together a short list of Roswell’s hottest restaurants at the moment, some of which are cozy cottages super close to the hustle and bustle of Canton Street mixed in with a couple that find themselves on the fringe of Roswell’s outer banks. TABLE AND MAIN 1028 Canton Street•Roswell, 30075•678.869.5178 Table and Main, what many believe to be Roswell’s best restaurant, touts itself as a southern tavern serving simple, seasonal, southern cuisine. Rest assured, you are eating some of the very best Roswell has to offer when sitting in the dining room at this beautifully restored old southern cottage. Pork stuffed chive crepes is a fun take on the pulled pork sandwich. Meatloaf meatballs arrive with a

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sugary ketchup. Charleston She-Crab Soup is elevated by a hint of heat. Entrees range from a simple Brasstown beef salisbury steak to sweet diver scallops and from shrimp ‘n grits to a smoked chop with peach and bacon chutney. The latter being a real game-changer. Kudos to Executive Chef Ted Lahey for making southern farm-totable fare interesting again. OSTERIA MATTONE 1095 Canton Street•Roswell, 30075•678.878.3378 This is one of the more interesting Roswell eateries and the Italian spin-off of owner Ryan Pernice’s popular Table and Main, a mere stones throw away. It’s another one of those cozy Roswell cottages with a sprawling patio overlooking Canton Street. Start with a sneaky good wood-fired pizza or a plate of two pillowy veal meatballs or fork-tender grilled octopus and finish with a classic, perfectly cooked branzino (Mediterranean sea bass) with capers or buttery braised oxtail agnolotti. Executive Chef Ted Lahey proves with the fare coming out of this kitchen that his shtick goes beyond southern farm-to-table. PEACH & THE PORKCHOP 12040 Etris Road•Roswell, 30075•770.696.5409 This Roswell gastropub, just a short jaunt to the north of all the hoopla, wasn’t even open ninety days before reaching rock star status and, despite being so casual, is a serious contender for “Best Restaurant” in Roswell, whenever such talks should arise. The pork belly appetizer is a must, the Roswell Cheesesteak will make you forget everything about Philadelphia and sous vide chicken wings

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are among the city’s best. The atmosphere is casual. The food is incredibly sourced. The drink program is well thought out. This Sweet Apple strip center resto is the Muss & Turner’s of Roswell, but with televisions and on a larger, even more casual scale. Executive Chef Benjamin Thorton does it the right way all the way down to the locally sourced (whenever possible) veggies. Haricot verts and brussel sprouts are simple but praise worthy, finished in a luscious layer of duck fat. This is the kind of restaurant that everybody in the business wants to open one day, and the kind of place we all want to have in our own neighborhood. FOUNDATION SOCIAL EATERY (FSE) 1570 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Space 810•Roswell, 30076•770.641.8877 Foundation Social Eatery is located about as far from the heart of the Roswell dining scene as you can get and still be in Roswell. But whatever you do, don’t miss this one. Owner-Chef Mel Toledo’s resume reads like a who’s-who of the local, national and international culinary world. And it shows in his cooking, which surprisingly comes across very down to earth and rustic. But he achieves such depth in a simple lamb ragout, first-time diners often find themselves in a state of blissful bewilderment. A lightly battered octopus tentacle arrives fork tender and is unquestionably Spanish in flavor, but like most of Toledo’s dishes, is unmistakably French in so many ways; that very French Foundation that keeps him grounded. And you’ll be pleased with the intown quality service and beverage program this rare gem in the suburbs has to offer.

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ROSWELL RESTAURANT WEEK IS

January 25 - 31, 2016 and open to any operating restaurant located within the city limits of Roswell, Georgia. This city-wide event will encourage locals to try new dining options and invite new customers to the Roswell restaurant scene . Roswell Restaurant Week highlights the diverse culinary experiences Roswell has to offer. If you are a restaurant looking to participate, visit roswellrw.com to register today. Keep up with progress and planning snippets by following us @RoswellRW. And be sure to like their Facebook page facebook.com/ roswellrestaurantweek. Then, pull up a seat and enjoy! Roswell Restaurant Week is presented by Roswell Inc, which will coordinate marketing and promotion for the event throughout the metro Atlanta area. To participate, restaurants must offer an exclusive prix fixe menu alongside the daily menu. The prix fixe menu should include a multicourse meal with limited choices and be set to a fixed total price. It is encouraged to offer a prix fixe menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as appropriate for restaurant hours. This is a chance for restaurants to offer dishes that are not usually on the menu or highlight signature favorites. This is a great opportunity for restaurants to be creative!

website, which will include: contact information, hours, website/ social media handles, map listing, logo, photo, additional info Restaurants will receive table tents, coasters and posters for inhouse promotion. Promotion throughout the Metro Area for the event will include coverage in AJC, InTown Living, Roswell Magazine, Flavors Magazine and Appen Media Papers (Revue & News, Johns Creek Herald, Milton Herald). Restaurant name will be included in most marketing materials, depending on print deadlines. All marketing materials will include the website roswellrw.com, where restaurant listings will be available. At press time, the following restaurants have registered to participate in Roswell Restaurant Week: Aqua Blue Taqueria Tsunami Roux on Canton Table & Main Peach & the Porchchop Foundation Social Eatery El Porton

Adele’s Cajun & Creole Carlisle’s Pizza Tavern Vin 25 Stoney River Osteria Mattone The Big Ketch 1920 Tavern

For more information, please reach out to Beckie Hawkins, Roswell, Inc 678.823.4004 x 1002.

Each restaurant will receive an interactive restaurant listing on the

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“We are grateful for the support of the parents who play a huge role in the success of our show by helping build sets, gathering props and costumes, and working front of house and backstage jobs that are crucial to a smooth production. We are very fortunate to have such a wonderful company of performers and parents. They all bring their talents to our show, and we are so proud to call ourselves the Roswell Showstoppers,” Kelley says. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased online at www.roswellgov. com/beautybeast or by calling 770- 641-3987.

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Roswell Home Sales Nov/Dec 2015

A sampling of the 111 homes were sold in 20075 and 20076 between Nov 1 and Dec 17. (DOM = “days on the market”) STREET ADDRESS NEIGHBORHOOD PRICE DOM 3 Granberry Manor Granberry Manor 867,500 84 3164 Shadow Creek Macleans Crossing 645,073 216 105 Houze Way N/A 600,000 105 6015 Tangletree Drive Pine Grove 595,000 7 9340 Bluffwind Trace Northcliff 572,000 11 155 Chickering Drive Chickering 562,000 8 525 Eden Close Edenwilde 550,000 62 315 Morning Dew Edenwilde 520,000 31 4010 Declaration Drive Alstead 514,799 107 2055 Brassfield Way Brookfield CC 510,000 17 600 Summer Grass Lane Edenwilde 500,000 179 265 Wilde Green Drive Edenwilde 488,000 49 845 Saddle Hill Road Brookfield CC 485,000 28 1235 Roswell Manor Circle Roswell Manor 472,030 10 985 Windwalk Court Hembree Grove 462,500 15 215 Willow Lake Cove Brookfield CC 455,000 143 745 Winterwind Way Wildwood Springs 444,000 102 640 River Falls Court River Falls 441,250 49 600 Leather Hinge Trail Bristol Oaks 437,500 48 130 Vickery Lane Vickery Creek 429,400 11 155 Pullman Trail Roswell Station 425,000 19 905 Windwalk Court Hembree Grove 425,000 20 280 High Branch Way Inverness 420,000 60 2023 Blossom Hill Drive Berkdale at Crabapple 413,000 105 207 Old Course Lane Foxhall 405,000 40 12110 Lonsdale Lane Hadfield 395,000 58 355 Wickerberry Lane Wickerberry 383,000 8 125 Hunters Ridge Saddle Creek 375,000 19 214 Oak Street Mountain Park 350,000 98 145 Foal Drive Horseshoe Bend 349,000 82 395 Old Tree Trace River Ridge 345,000 75 315 Coleraine Place Wexford 340,500 52 9135 Eves Circle Woodfield 338,100 28 2650 Shadow Pine Drive Woodfall 327,000 92 655 Kingsport Drive Kingsport 319,500 12 5015 Amber Leaf Drive Crabapple Lake 315,000 7 445 Roswell Hills Place Roswell Hills 299,000 75 115 Hemlock Street Mountain Park 292,500 162 510 Farm Cove Court Habersham Woods 282,500 70 14090 Crabapple Lake Drive Crabapple Lake 270,000 3 400 N Pond Trail Martins Landing 265,500 39 9740 Coleman Road Colemans Cove 260,000 36 130 N Pond Circle Martins Landing 253,000 29 1000 Hunterhill Drive Hunterhill 245,000 22 900 Lake Haven Court Lake Forest 242,000 11 2005 Kristian Way Roswell Chase 234,900 1 205 Wavetree Drive Roswell North 225,000 48 655 Cranberry Trail Barrington Farms 206,000 5 105 Sunset Court Hilton Hills 187,303 6 135 Hillside Lane Martins Landing 182,000 99 4849 Bedell Road NE Bernham Woods 167,000 74

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ON THE MOVE By Tracy Coles The Hernandez Group, KW Roswell As I look into my crystal ball for 2016 (through the eyes of realtor.com’s chief economist, Jonathan Smoke), I see good things for the Atlanta Real Estate Market. While many regions and communities can expect a leveling of home prices and sales, the Atlanta market is ranked as the 5th Hottest Market (out of the top 10) in the country. We can thank the numerous tech and manufacturing corporations that are calling Atlanta home, the burgeoning movie business, and the standard of living that decent wages, low cost of living and temperate climate provides for appealing to the key demographics that are driving demand. These are the business opportunities and lifestyles that attract the older millennials (25-34 yrs), younger gen-exers (35 and 44 yrs), and retirees (65 – 74 yrs) that will drive home sales in 2016. The greatest challenge home buyers face in a hot market is inventory. A balanced market offers 6 months of supply. We are seeing as few as 2 months in most price ranges. If you have been thinking of putting your home on the market, now is the time. Homes that are priced right for condition sell quickly, often with multiple offers. As most of the country sees slower price appreciation (and even declining sales), Roswell is in a very good position to make a move in 2016.

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CALENDAR JANUARY AND FEBRUARY

What’s Happening ? JANUARY 1 Happy New Year! 2 Current Conversations, Chatta-

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Wildlife Feeding Time, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Chattahoochee Nature Center. This event runs every Saturday throughout January. chattnaturecenter.org.

Kiwanis Club Meeting, Noon - 1:00 PM. The Mill Kitchen & Bar, 590 Mimosa Blvd. roswellkiwanis.org.

Citizen Science, Chattahoochee Nature Center. The Great Backyard Bird Count. This event runs throughout January. chattnaturecenter.org.

4 CNC Member Early Registration

The Chattahoochee: Re-Image Our River. 11:30 AM - Noon and again from 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM.. Chattahoochee Nature Center. This event runs every Saturday throughout January. chattnaturecenter.org

Toaster Theater Treats, Winter Break Activities, 11:00 AM - Noon. chattnaturecenter.org

hoochee Nature Center. This event runs throughout January. chattnaturecenter.org

Creative Constellations, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM. Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org Trail Hike, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, Chattahoochee Nature Center. This event runs every Saturday throughout January. chatt-

and Cookies for Camp Kingfisher 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. chattnaturecenter.org/camp-kingfisher.

6 Story Time by the River, 10:30 AM

- 11:15 AM, Every Wednesday. Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter. org.

7 Georgia Ensemble Theatre Pres-

ents: Charley’s Aunt, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM. Runs through January 24. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest Street.

Rotary Club Meeting, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM. Meetings temporarily moved to Hembree Park. roswellrotary.club.

9 Build a Clay Head Sculpture Workshop, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Cowgirl Studios. Visit cowgirl-studios.com for more information. Night Hike & Campfire - Winter Slumber, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Chattahoochee Nature Center, call 770.992.2055x237 for more details.

10 Nami Family-To-Family Education Program, 2:00 PM. Visity mountpisgah. org/care for more details.

12 Pee-Wee Naturalist Winter Se-

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CALENDAR Jason Clark and SE Reptile Rescue, Noon - 4:00 PM. Chattahoochee Nature Center visit chattnaturecenter.org

14 Kiwanis Club Meeting, Noon -

Winter Soups, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM. Historic Barrington Hall, call 770.640.3855 for further information.

1:00 PM. The Mill Kitchen & Bar, 590 Mimosa Blvd. roswellkiwanis.org.

26 Cooking Classes at Barrington:

Rotary Club Meeting, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM. Meetings temporarily moved to Hembree Park. roswellrotary.club.

28 The Nature Club Dine and Dis-

17 Annual Roswell Wedding Show-

Kiwanis Club Meeting, Noon - 1:00 PM. The Mill Kitchen & Bar, 590 Mimosa Blvd. roswellkiwanis.org.

18 CNC Service Day, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Chattahoochee Nature Center visit chattnaturecenter.org

Rotary Club Meeting, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM. Meetings temporarily moved to Hembree Park. roswellrotary.club.

21 Kiwanis Club Meeting, Noon -

29 Winter Bird Seed Sale, Chat-

case, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM. visitroswellga. com for more details.

1:00 PM. The Mill Kitchen & Bar, 590 Mimosa Blvd. roswellkiwanis.org.

Rotary Club Meeting, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM. Meetings temporarily moved to Hembree Park. roswellrotary.club.

24 Slithering Celebration featuring

cover, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Chattahoochee Nature Center visit chattnaturecenter.org

tahoochee Nature Center, runs through February 7. Visit chattnaturecenter.org.

30 Dawn Williams Boyd Exhib-

it, Historic Bulloch Hall. Runs through February 21. Visit roswellgov.com for more information.

Nature’s Healers - Medicinal Plants and Aromatherapy for Women. 10:00 AM 1:00 PM. Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org Yoga for Your Body: Ayurveda Workshop & Flow, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter. org, 770.992.2055x237 Daisy Campout, 5:00 PM - 10:00 AM. Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org, 770.992.2055x237

FEBRUARY 1 Forces of Light, Throughout February. Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org.

Bird-Brained Biomimicry, Throughout February. Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org

4 Adult Writing Class:

Writing Children’s Books, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Thursdays, Call 770.640.3855 to enroll. Kiwanis Club Meeting, Noon - 1:00 PM. The Mill Kitchen & Bar, 590 Mimosa

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ries, 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM. Chattahoochee Nature Center visit chattnaturecenter. org or call 770.992.2055x237 for more details.


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today’s senior living market, partnering with Matt Griffin and the Griffin Realty Group is proud to call Roswell home to their newest endeavor. The Georgian Lakeside, ‘Assisted living like you’ve never seen before’, is slated to open in the spring of 2016 and promises to be the premier property of its kind; offering luxury amenities, technological breakthroughs and resort style living. Thrive Senior Living’s mission is to transform the traditional assisted living model into a new, fresh, and vibrant senior living experience; employing only top professionals in the senior living industry. They do not have traditional titles or roles. Instead of the normal director of activities, they have a Director of Excitement. They don’t have a nurse supervisor. They have a Registered Nurse is who the Director of Health and Wellness. They pride themselves in providing a holistic approach toward meeting their residents’ needs.

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Don Clarke, the Executive Director has over 20 years of senior living sector experience. A former VP of Operations in the industry, he has opened and successfully overseen operations in more than 18 communities. Having completed post-graduate work at Emory University and Georgia State University, he brings extensive training in gerontology, dementia care and creating connections between assisted living communities with local congregations. Suzanne Foshee, a resident of Roswell is the Community Relations Director. Suzanne has fourteen years in sales and marketing, eight of those in senior health care The Georgian Lakeside is proud to offer private living suites with accommodations for both independent/assisted living and memory care with a large mix of innovative technology. They are located at 1125 Woodstock Road.

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CALENDAR Blvd. roswellkiwanis.org.

5 “Love is in the Air” - Cowgirl

Studios, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. For more information: cowgirl-studios.com, 404.590.6240

6 Nature Photography:

Sifting Through the Shots, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM. Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org, 770.992.2055x237 Night Hike and Campfire - The Stars are Aligned, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org, 770.992.2055x237 Live! In Roswell Presents Bliind Boys of Alabama, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Visit: roswellgov.com.

7 “Kids Can Write”

Six Sundays Creative Writing Camp, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Chattahoochee Nature Center. Call 770.640.3855 to enroll your child.

8 Homeschool Science Monday,

Raisin’s Ranch

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9 Cooking Classes at Barrington:

4:00 PM, Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org

Couple’s Cooking for Valentine’s Day, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM, Historic Barrington Hall, 770.640.3855.

11 Kiwanis Club Meeting, Noon 1:00 PM. The Mill Kitchen & Bar, 590 Mimosa Blvd. roswellkiwanis.org.

Rotary Club Meeting, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM. Meetings temporarily moved to Hembree Park. roswellrotary.club.

12 - 14 Winter Bird Seed Sale

Pick Up, Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org

14 Happy Valentine’s Day! 18 Kiwanis Club Meeting, Noon 1:00 PM. The Mill Kitchen & Bar, 590 Mimosa Blvd. roswellkiwanis.org.

Rotary Club Meeting, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM. Meetings temporarily moved to Hembree Park. roswellrotary.club.

20 Spectacular Space, 12:30 PM -

1:30 PM, Chattahoochee Nature Center,

21 Flying into the Future, Noon -

23 Cooking Classes at Barrington:

Winter in Tuscany, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM. Historica Barrington Hall. 770.640.3855.

25 Georgia Ensemble Theatre Pres-

ents: Peter and the Starcatcher, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM. through March 13. get.org. Kiwanis Club Meeting, Noon - 1:00 PM. The Mill Kitchen & Bar, 590 Mimosa Blvd. roswellkiwanis.org. Rotary Club Meeting, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM. Meetings temporarily moved to Hembree Park. roswellrotary.club.

27 Girl Scout Junior Overnight,

6:30 PM - 10:00 AM, Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org, 770.992.2055x237

28 Docent Orientation, 12:30 PM

- 5:00 PM, Education for Volunteering. Chattahoochee Nature Center, chattnaturecenter.org

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