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january/february 2012 | ISSUE 08 P.O. Box 11633, Atlanta, GA 30355 www.simplybuckhead.com For advertising rates call: 404-538-9895

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Publisher Joanne Hayes Editor-In-Chief Allison Weiss Entrekin

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Clark Howard chats with fans outside the Dunwoody Costco.

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During Simply Buckhead’s cover shoot with Clark Howard at the Dunwoody Costco, the Buckhead-based consumer advisor attracted quite a bit of attention. In between shots, fans asked him for hugs, autographs and shopping advice. “The battery multipacks here are the best deal in town,” he told one woman who had already put a simple pack of AAs in her cart (she promptly switched them for the ones Howard suggested). “This GPS system is an amazing deal,” he told someone else, then snatched up five for his family as if to illustrate his point. Enthusiastic, down-to-earth and always on the hunt for a good bargain, Howard was a hit with the Costco crowd— and our magazine’s staffers. -Allison Weiss Entrekin Cover photo shot on location at the Dunwoody Costco by Sara Hanna Photography – www.SaraHanna.com

Contributing Editor Giannina Smith Bedford Contributing Writers Katie Kelly Bell Jessie Bove Wendell Brock H.M. Cauley Felicia Feaster Jennifer Bradley Franklin Rachelle Hicks Elsa Simcik Margaret Watters Contributing   Photographers Renee Brock Sara Hanna Sandy Platten Graphic Designer Leslie Haugen Copy Editor Ellen Glass Legal Counsel Scott I. Zucker

We welcome all contributions, but we assume no responsibility for unsolicited material. No portion of this publication can be reproduced in whole or in part without prior written permission. Copyright © 2012 by Simply Buckhead®. All rights reserved. Printed by Walton Press, Inc. Distributed by Distributech, Network Communications, Inc., and Distribution Services Group. Simply Buckhead® is a member of the Buckhead Business Association.

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