Rock star industrial designer Yves Béhar’s latest creation for his company, Fuseproject, may help San Franciscans finally ditch their cars. A few years ago, Béhar noticed the startup kids in his SoMa office riding in from the Mission on their fixies. He was inspired by the realization that... Read More »
by Kate Abney | Jezebel magazine | October 12, 2011
JEZ shares insights on the people, places and things our editors are buzzing about this month.
Park Bench, Buckhead’s hottest neighborhood pub for revelers and recent grads, has moved from East Paces Ferry to Irby Avenue, where it serves up stiff, yet cheap drinks, party games (Skee-Ball, anyone?) and live tunes. 34 Irby Ave. NW, 404.262.3624, parkbenchatl.com
by Kelly Skinner | Jezebel magazine | October 12, 2011
The burger boom has set the bar high for Atlanta’s carnivorous crowd. The latest crop to pop up illustrates that point—albeit in contrasting ways. Here, two new burger concepts face off.
A handsome mix of woods and minimal décor lends to a rustic, yet chic environment perfect for a working lunch, quick stop after shopping or casual dinner. It’s modish, yet comfortable and is often packed with Buckhead business types; predominantly ravenous males in suits.
by Emily L. Foley | Jezebel magazine | October 12, 2011
When you take two professional dancers with little to no acting experience and cast them as the leads in a remake of a classic 1984 film, disaster is almost guaranteed. However, director and writer Craig Brewer achieved the impossible with his rendition of Footloose, premiering in theaters this month. The movie is a foot-tapping, laugh-out-loud good time.
by Riki Altman | Jezebel magazine | October 12, 2011
Stars align just above Maroma Resort and Spa in Riviera Maya, Mexico, perhaps because the property was designed in tribute to ancient Mayan civilizations, wherein buildings are arranged to match celestial events.
At the risk of sounding too trite, consider this: The founder and architect of the property, José Luis Moreno, was a great believer in mysticism and the power of energy fields, influences that are apparent from the astrology-themed structures to the various types of spirituality-focused services provided.