Limitless Paper In A Paperless World

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“For as long as I can remember, futurists have been telling us about life in a paperless world. Technology, the logic went, would free us from our precious paper. With major advancements in personal computing and broadband capabilities, paper was destined to become a thing of the past, joining the telex machine and Menudo in the recesses of our collective …

Caren West, Caren West PR

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This week we meet up with Caren West, President of Caren West PR, publicist extraordinaire, and all around all-star Atlantan. Caren’s client roster is a who’s who of Atlanta’s seen scene- from Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2009 and The Gerber Group to the the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Citysearch and skirt! magazine. Let’s get all “Five Questions With…” her: Q. Favorite neighborhood? …

Save Some Paper With Green Printing

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I love double entendres, especially when they’re good for the environment and my wallet. I was recently turned on to GreenPrint, an application that eliminates printing all of those extra unwanted pages. You know what I’m talking about- the “page after the page” that’s got nothing more than a URL, a banner ad, a logo or just some legal jargon. …

The Truth About The Housing Market

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Somewhere in between reporting on Illinois’ disgraced Governor (the man is beginning to take full ownership of the word “chutzpah“”) and Michelle Obama and fashion (Dear Media, Please start reporting more on the woman herself, and not what she’s wearing! With love, Jon), The Today Show featured a piece this morning on “Real Estate Myths”. The discussion was led by …

“Ringing Off The Hook”

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Interesting article on mortgage refinancing in yesterday’s AJC. If you’re thinking about refinancing but aren’t sure who to call, give me a holler and I’ll set you up with a mortgage broker that can help make sense of all the craziness.

The Mushroom House

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Built in 1973 in Aspen, Colorado (remind me to reserve the URL AisForAspen), this is one of the most irregular and irreverent homes I’ve ever seen. And I love it. Some more pix, below. To read the recent profile on The Mushroom House in The New York Times, click here. To see The Mushroom House photo gallery, click here. For …

It’s Not Easy Being Green

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Remember when “green” was nothing more than the color of vegetables that children didn’t want to eat and cars that adults didn’t want to drive? Some companies turned to imposing (yet friendly and health conscious) giants to help get their message across. Others ignored the concept of “green” entirely, packaging millions of their, um, sandwiches in humongous styrofoam tombs. It …

T Is For Townhouse

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I worked on The Vermont On Peachtree for the better part of three years. From stalking the plan reviewer at the City of Atlanta’s Bureau of Buildings, to putting the final touches on our staged model (watch out, Jonathan Adler!), I loved evey minute (well… almost every minute) of working on this absolutely stunning project. So, it goes without saying …

Man V. Food Hits Atlanta

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My wife and I have recently become big fans of The Travel Channel’s new food show “Man V. Food“. The concept is simple: a guy that loves eating visits a city and tries to eat as much unhealthy food as he can, in a very short period of time. It’s a cholesterol-fueled, fat-laden hour of splendid television, and I love …

Why I Heart Grant Park, For Starters

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There are many reasons to love Grant Park (the neighborhood, that is), but let’s face it: the park itself is the true star of the show. It is Grant Park, after all. Removing it from the neighborhood that surrounds it would be akin to telling peanut butter that he could not longer consort with jelly, or separating Cheech from Chong. …