Georgia Trend - April 2008

First In Education

Eldridge W. McMillan, 73, a member of the State University System’s Board of Regents, tells a remarkable story regarding his first teaching job in Atlanta in 1954. “I was supposed to teach at Price High School,” he says. “But the…

Running For Glory

It was to be the battle of the century – Georgia Tech All- American running back Leon Hardeman against LSU All-American defensive back Kenny Konz. It was the first time I had seen Hardeman run and fortunately the last time.…

Bluepoint: Ultramarine Cuisine

Old Business means watchfobs and waistcoats, big martinis and charred steaks. So what’s the New Business dining experience? You won’t find a better example of the contemporary paradigm than seafood-centric-with-an-Asian-twist Bluepointe. Here, steakhouses’ trademark heavy drapes, dark paneling and Persian…

Once They Were Giants

My colleague Bill Shipp, who rode herd over this piece of journalistic real estate for some years, used to lament that they just didn’t make congressmen from Georgia like they used to. Whether you agreed with their politics or not,…

Building Green

Peter Michelson has been walking the green line for about 30 years, since he was a kid in Boston going door-to-door for Greenpeace, campaigning to stop the bludgeoning of baby seals in Canada. He’s a fourth-generation contractor, an environmentalist with…