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Relationship Expert and Bestselling Author debuts Radio Show in Metro Atlanta

Relationship Expert and Bestselling Author debuts Radio Show in Metro Atlanta

In a world where casual hook ups, quickie divorces and open relationships are wreaking havoc on marriages, bestselling author, minister and radio show host, Kenny Pugh and The Chat Kafe Show, is a breath of fresh air and hope for those seeking advice and counsel on how to create relationships and marriages that will stand the test of time.

30-yr-old Atlanta resident revolutionizes senior care; furnishes upscale living option

30-yr-old Atlanta resident revolutionizes senior care; furnishes upscale living option

Boasting specialized menus, resident-decorated rooms, daily activities including a live band every Wednesday, accordion players, field trips, yoga, and a rose garden complete with fruit trees which residents help maintain; Arkadiy simply says that he “wanted to build something that his grandmother would like.”

A small but stately assisted living home, built from the ground up; and nestled within a picturesque Buckhead residential community, Safe Haven hardly embodies the institutional ideal of assisted living.

And nor does Arkadiy Yakubov (Ar-ca-dee Ya-koo-bove), the 30-year-old founder of Safe Haven Assisted Living facility-

'Mega Monday' expected to set records for shopping, returns

ATLANTA -- It's the biggest gift return day of the season, and experts predict "Mega Monday" could be as big as Cyber Monday or Black Friday.

Retailers slashed prices to entice customers already heading to stores to exchange gifts and hunt for after-Christmas bargains.

"Thirty-five percent more people will be returning this year, than last year," said Janice Lieberman, Consumer Correspondent for the Today Show. "For every dollar spent during the holiday, almost ten cents of it is returned." 

Some store make returns much easier than others. 

Sears may be the number one easy return store because they not only readily accept returns, but they extended their return window to 120 days through this holiday season.

Local Profile: Entrepreneur helps others with BlackBride.com

Atlanta - On January 22nd, the 2nd annual BlackBride.com bridal showcase will return to downtown Atlanta and the Marriott Marquis.


Mary Chatman is the President and CEO of the organization and being a resident of Suwanee, we at 11Alive's Where U Live wanted to sit down and hear her story.


Mary initially worked for BlackBride.com as a writer, but decided to make a power move once the previous owner put the site up for acquisition.  Mary, who has an extensive business background, jumped at the opportunity to acquire the company and over the past 2 years she has led the company through a complete makeover.

Why don't you have a Cake Ball by Nikki ?

 Why don't you have a Cake Ball by Nikki ?

It is always the journey, which gets us to our final destination.

Cake Balls by Nikki is definitely not your average dessert. The talented Nikki Grant started this business opportunity one year ago. Grant came to Downtown Atlanta 10 years ago to start a career in fashion.  As her journey began it eventually placed her inside of a kitchen and thus the start of her empire. Cooking for co-workers and family members has always been a passion of hers, and now she is making an entity of her passionate business plan.  She works out of an industrial kitchen in Kennesaw.

Cake Balls are great for everyone, from health consciences people to desert queens and kings. You can have a treat after a great workout or if you have a sweet tooth that needs to be filled. The holidays are here and these cake balls are great for parting gifts for holiday’s parties and gatherings.

Practicing What They Preach: Turner Construction Atlanta Achieves LEED Gold Certification for Their

Practicing What They Preach: Turner Construction Atlanta Achieves LEED Gold Certification for Their

Company’s commitment to green construction
practices starts with their own offices

Turner Construction Atlanta, a leader in environmentally friendly building practices, recently received a Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the United States Green Building Council for renovation of their own Atlanta offices. Turner is Atlanta’s largest LEED builder and incorporates sustainable elements into every project.

For Winston Williams, the company’s Green Champion, the space is a demonstration of Turner’s real commitment to sustainability. “Green building practices are an important movement in construction today,” he says. “We embrace those values not only for our clients, but for ourselves as well.”

Green features of the space include:

First Data: Consumers held back on spending until end of Nov.

First Data: Consumers held back on spending until end of Nov.

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- Consumers knew better deals were coming on Black Friday and held back on spending until the end of November, according to First Data's latest SpendTrend report.

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The privately held Sandy Springs-based electronic payments company reported year-over-year dollar volume growth was up 7.3 percent in November, down from October's 9.4 percent jump.

Dollar volume growth was 8.1 percent, while transaction growth was 6.1 percent in November.