GA Spotlight

Review: Cellairis’ Hands-Free Cell Phone Mounts

July 1, 2018 rolled around like any other day, except that it wasn’t. As the distracted-driving crackdown went into effect, the cops were out in full force, waiting for knuckleheads with cell phones in thei...
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Mixx blends social, upscale atmosphere

Mixx blends social, upscale atmosphere

The owners of Mixx are in the middle of a series of renovations designed to make the club more comfortable and upscale — something they believe is lacking in LGBT Atlanta’s nightlife scene.

The bar first opened in 2009 as one of the only non-smoking venues in Midtown and has since become a popular after-work destination.

The 3,200 square-foot club features a large dance floor, two bars, a covered outdoor area and a wall-sized projection system that plays music videos.

Mixx hosts a variety of weekly events, including local pianist David Reeb, Texas Hold’em Poker and the weekly Grown and Sexy Party, but the bar’s owners are planning a series of upcoming events they hope will make Mixx a local nightlife fixture.

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Aaron Born makes Fifth Ivory Public House a home

The Fifth Ivory

The Fifth Ivory Public House at the corner of Juniper and 10th Street is the kind of restaurant mash-up that requires several slashes in its description.

Piano bar / Southern kitchen / Irish pub might suffice, but to gay owner Aaron Born, the Midtown eatery’s hodgepodge is something much simpler: good, affordable food and drinks in comfortable surrounds with live piano six nights per week.

“It’s supposed to be a home,” Born says.

The restaurant, which was voted GA Voice’s 2012 “Best New Restaurant,” is a shared dream between Born and his longtime friend and now business partner Cam Murphy.

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Tom Born offers massage, chiropractic services

Tom Born

If we don’t take care of our bodies, where will we live? – Anonymous

That saying is the perfect reflection of how important it is to maintain a healthy and mobile lifestyle, according to massage and chiropractic practitioner Dr. Tom Born.

Born, whose professional career started at a spa in the famed Casa Marina resort in Key West, Fla., is a firm believer in healthy movement.