Hello BuckHaven,

Writing this in Sama, the bright espresso and juice bar on E. Andrews, I’m surrounded by good energy. People are talking about ideas and sharing inspiring stories about their lives, their goals and their projects. It’s not that I’m eavesdropping. I’m just drawn to others who are full of positive energy, confidence and enthusiasm. I posted up after attending Mindful…

Happy, Merry

The Capital Grille Buckhead hosted our fabulous staff for a holiday lunch. Perimeter North Lifestyle is grateful to all the writers, photographers and ad sales staff who support this magazine to bring you stories about our community every month. Photos by Dennis Malcolm Byron and staff.

February 2018 Around Town

Join Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities for a night of fun and philanthropy at their Inaugural Handbag HULLABALOO at the InterContinental Hotel in Buckhead on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Registration will begin at 6 p.m. This event will help the charity serve 2,000+ families in 2018. At this exclusive event, guests will have the opportunity to win up to 30 designer…

Art, Grounded

 Art, Grounded  Imagine commissioning a painting based on your personality, the favorite colors of your favorite room and patterns that inspire you during your everyday living. Working with the artist, you’ll see a mini painting, a sample, and dialogue with the artist as he works to be sure the canvas is becoming your vision. Then, imagine when you bring the…

Grateful Artist

Lee Harper, founding director of Buckhead-based Lee Harper & Dancers, and current Artist-in-Residence for The Westminster Schools, has always sought to create an emotional connection between herself, her dancers and the audience. For more than four decades, she has inspired and taught thousands of children, choreographed productions for some of the premier arts organizations in the Southeast, directed her talented group…

Proud to be American 2018

Maintaining Lifestyle Publications' Driver’s Notebook tradition of featuring new models from automakers originally from the U.S., the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse mid-SUV and 2018 Ford Mustang GT are prime examples of how innovation will continue to progress. 

Fabulous February

 February is the month for love.  And tradition.  And international celebration. 

Valentine’s Gift Guide

Made in the USA, Love Bottle is crafted with up to 40% recycled, eco-friendly glass. We all know drinks taste better in a glass, so stop drinking out of your bottle that changes the taste of water. Spreading kindness and generosity, Love Bottle donates 5% of each purchase to Global Water, which helps communities get access to clean water. LoveBottle.com

Historic Brookhaven Charmer

1030 Farmington Lane was custom built by its current owners in 1993 in the DeKalb county portion of Historic Brookhaven. 

Atlanta Speech School Guild 44TH Annual 
Language & Literacy Gala

The Atlanta Speech School's Gala raised $250,000 in support of the School’s mission to help each child reach their potential through language and literacy, further keeping founder Kitty Hamm's belief that financial circumstances should not prevent a child from receiving services that could profoundly impact their quality of life.

Snowy Bliss

My new best friend and I were exhausted from horseback riding and cross country skiing through most of the 15 miles of groomed and backcountry trails winding through the rolling terrain at Home Ranch that day. But Pete, one of the friendly ski guides, had pulled out the tubes buried under a few feet of new snow and the sun…

Pace Academy Presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

Pace Academy’s Upper School theatre department staged a production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Nov. 9-12. The show tells the Biblical story of Joseph from the Book of Genesis. The production, directed by Sean Bryan, featured more than 30 Upper School performers and a Lower School chorus.

Spare Time Gallery Opening

On Thursday, November 9, Miami Ad School @ Portfolio Center celebrated the grand opening of Spare Time Gallery, located at 125 Bennett St NW. The gallery is the first space dedicated to celebrating the personal artwork of the creative business community.

Feeling Good in 2018

After talking to personal trainers, coaches and yogis for this new year fitness issue, one common thread ran through our conversations. Having FUN. 

January 2018 Around Town

Father Joel M. Konzen, S.M., has been appointed the Marist School’s president by the Very Reverend Paul Frechette, S.M., provincial superior of the Society of Mary U.S. Province, which has owned and operated Marist School since 1901. Father Konzen will assume his new position effective July 1. Board Chairman William G. Roche, a 1976 graduate of the school, remarked, “We…

Trends to Try: 4 Fitness Classes to Kick Off Your New Year

Cookies, cocktails, calories, oh my! With the indulgence of the holidays behind you, there’s no time like the present to try a new workout. But, with all of the fitness class choices in the neighborhood, how do you find one that’s a fit for you? 

Face Fitness

When it comes to keeping fit, your body is not the only area that can be tightened and toned. With today’s aesthetic treatments, you can firm the skin of your face, neck, décolletage and virtually any other area. Without any surgery, these advanced treatments can tighten skin by encouraging collagen production, which will virtually turn back the clock on your…

15-minute workout with Eric Pyne

Eric Pyne has been a personal trainer in Atlanta since 2008. He currently trains his dedicated clients at Urban Body Fitness. He is an Ambassador for Lululemon and is scouting primo ocations in and around the Buckhead community to open his own gym in early 2018. He trains individuals from all backgrounds, catering each workout to their specific needs and…

Sprout Salad from Atlas

 Atlas Executive Chef Chris Grossman   Dressing ingredients:  2 egg yolks

Modern Take on the Toccoa

Perched on the banks of a wide stretch of the Toccoa River outside Blue Ridge sits an uncommon vacation home with nary an exposed log beam, chunky rough hewn armchair or moose-themed anything. River Dwelling is a stunning modern tribute to all that makes a mountain house sing: unobstructed views of the river, dappled sunlight streaming in through expansive windows,…

Happy Hols!

It snowed November 4 in Northern Michigan, dusting my old stomping grounds with the promise of the December holidays. Here in Atlanta, I look for fresh magnolia branches tied with red gingham ribbon and outdoor pots puffed up with red dogwood, vine balls, pine boughs, bittersweet, purple pansies, Redbor kale and cabbages to signal the coming of my favorite holiday…

Captain Planet Foundation Benefits

Jennie Garlington and Laura Seydel hosted a luncheon and fashion presentation at Saks Fifth Avenue on October 18 benefiting the Captain Planet Foundation. The event introduced BECKEN, timeless, tailored fashions available now at Saks featuring the unfussy warmth and 
welcome of Kentucky horse country, where founder Angela Beck resides.

Peachtree Hills Place

Isakson Living celebrated the groundbreaking of its newest development Peachtree Hills Place. The event included words from 
Andy Isakson-visionary and managing partner of Isakson Living, Mayor Sam Massell-president of Buckhead Coalition, and others.

December 2017 Around Town

Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta, is pleased to offer an array of holiday happenings this festive season. Sample seasonal menus from the culinary team, enjoy time for self-care and holiday stress-relief at The Spa or get into the spirit of the season at the Hot Cocoa and Photos with Santa event or in their Southern Winter Wonderland. Beginning November 27, the hotel…

A Gift to Go

While there’s nothing quite like celebrating Christmas in your home, the season can bring more than visions of 
sugarplums dancing in your head. It’s exhausting. For every stocking hung by the chimney with care, there are days of planning, shopping, shipping, cooking, baking, partying and wrapping that can drain your every last reserve.

GIVERS

 Buckhaven  Attorney, Partner at Taylor English Duma  Where she gives:  Children of Conservation, The Giving Kitchen, Pan African Sanctuaries Alliance, Camp Twin Lakes

COOKING with MAMMA

High up in the clouds in a small Italian town on the Amalfi coast called Ravello, deep blue water surrounds your view and lush gardens color the scenery with brilliant hues of gold, pink, purple, violet and green. This is the endless view from Mama Agata’s terrace where we learned how to prepare traditional Italian dishes from ingredients grown on-site…

Tops for 2017

The year 2017 has been an amazing year for automobiles. From impressive compacts with all-electric engines increasing their distance to muscle-flexing pick-ups providing thrills while lugging heavy loads, car enthusiasts will not forget the last 12 months. Besides the automobiles Driver’s Notebook has featured so far in various publications this year, here are a few more that deserve accolades worth mentioning…

Feed Your Soul with Culinary Connections

 “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” —James Beard   The holiday season is always full of families, friends…and food! As an integral part of our cultures, food is so much more than simple sustenance. From family stories retold every year, to the more traditional history of particular foods and why they are part of our heritage and celebrations—our holiday…

Meet Emily Brenner

A lawyer, a rabbi and a shrink walk into a bar.

Northside Hospital Cancer Institute-Southeast Leader in Cancer Care

The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute provides exceptional cancer treatment to Georgians who are looking for greater access to expert, personalized cancer care.  More cases of cancer are diagnosed and treated at the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute than any community hospital in Georgia. 

Hello BuckHaven

What makes your home yours? My home is full of our collections of books, vintage games, ancient Chinese checkerboards and cool old gumball machines. One of my favorite pieces of furniture is an antique Chinese trousseau cabinet we picked up when we lived in Hong Kong. The merchant explained that the bride's family would pack her personal items and collected…

November 2017 Around Town

This holiday season, raise a glass to the perfect gift for Atlanta’s foodies! Give a curated chef experience with a toast-worthy touch. Each week Garnish & Gather works side-by-side with Atlanta’s best farmers, chefs and artisans to bring creative recipes made with the finest local ingredients straight to your kitchen. G&G’s Be the Chef series lets home cooks recreate signature…

Blast off with Captain Planet Gala

The Captain Planet Foundation is gearing up for the Southeast’s largest eco-benefit, the 2017 Benefit Gala. Co-chaired by Cara Isdell Lee of Buckhead, Kiki Goshay, and Susan van Liere, the event will be held at the InterContinental Hotel Buckhead on December 8. Each year, the Foundation celebrates today’s environmental champions and the programs that empower heroes of tomorrow.

Artists With Experience

The invitational exhibit entitled “40 over 40” offers innovative perspective on creativity and age. Presented by Chamblee's new art venue, EBD4, the exciting show premiers with an opening celebration November 11, and runs through December 15.

Top Kitchens, Atlanta Proud

Sub-Zero and Wolf, the industry leaders in premium refrigeration, wine preservation, and cooking equipment, generated one of the most prestigious kitchen design contests in the world. Since its inception in 1993, the Sub-Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest (KDC) has become a coveted win in the professional home design category. The contest recognizes designers, architects, interior designers, builders and remodelers…

Make an Offer

Every now and then, Perimeter North Lifestyle likes to take the temperature of the real estate market. This month in our HOME issue, we asked Angela Cashion of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby's International Realty to share a few notable listings at different price points.

Modern Love with Jeffrey Baker

“The people who choose to live in modern homes are people who want to simplify, appreciate understated elegance, and are seeking to gain balance.” Jeffrey Baker is a Buckhead architect who believes in modern design as a lifestyle and recently completed a project on Hopkins Terrace in Lavista Park. “We find the majority of our clients own companies or are…

The Perfect Saturday

When the first of the football games started on Saturday during our stay at Cohutta King outside Blue Ridge, I didn’t cringe, dreading the hullabaloo of crashing helmets and babble of network announcers for rest of the weekend. Instead, I grabbed my Eno hammock, a book and a drink and walked down through the woods to the creek. I’d wander…

Rebuilding Together Atlanta

Rebuilding Together Atlanta (RTA), a non-profit striving to preserve and revitalize low-income homes, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017. Organized locally in 1992, RTA is part of the national Rebuilding Together organization, which has a mission of “bringing volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners.” 

Shop from the heart

This holiday season, why not step away from the sensory overload of crowded shopping centers, and instead, peruse hand-crafted gifts, home décor, jewelry, fashion accessories, hand-woven baskets, soaps and candles, pillows, blankets, Christmas ornaments and more at Covenant Presbyterian Church’s annual Global Gift Market? This eagerly-anticipated Buckhead bazaar will be open Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2-3, from 12:30–5 p.m. in…

Hey Sporty Spice!

BuckHaven Lifestyle is proud to be a sponsor again for Polo in the Pines, a two-day festival honoring cancer survivors among us and raising funds for much-needed research while celebrating the great sport of polo here in the green Atlanta fields. When our lifestyle guru Sean O'Keefe came to us three years ago and suggested we collaborate with the PIP…

Southern Shindig

On August 18, Skyland Trail hosted Southern Shindig at Sweetwater Brewing Company. The event attracted 200 young professionals. Through sponsorships, ticket sales and silent auction, $51,000 were raised for Skyland Trail’s financial aid and treatment programs for adults 18 and over with bipolar illness, major depression, schizophrenia or anxiety disorders.

Waiters’ Race Atlanta

This year, Atlanta had its first ever Waiters' Race hosted by Le Bilboquet and produced by The Industry Fund, a non-profit supporting the restaurant industry. All proceeds benefited The Giving Kitchen.

October 2017 Around Town

Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Health System (the parent of Gwinnett Medical Center) announced that they have submitted their proposed merger agreement to the State of Georgia Office of the Attorney General for review and approval. Depending on the review process, the five-hospital Northside-Gwinnett Health combined system could be operational in early 2018. Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Health System are both…

Active JAX

With Delta’s non-stoppers to Jacksonville, Florida, you can pull out of your driveway at 8 a.m. and make it to a beach yoga class at noon, grab a smoothie for the road and spend the afternoon kayaking with manatees through the peaceful salt marshes Talbot Islands State Park. Plan on a few stops on the Jacksonville Ale Trail en route…

$15m and Counting

Jeffrey Fashion Cares Atlanta, hosted by Lila Hertz, Jeffrey McQuithy and Louise Sams, celebrated a sold-out evening. The city’s most notable gathered in Phipps Plaza to enjoy a high-energy reception, auction and runway show featuring Kalinsky’s style selections. $15 million has been raised over 25 years by Jeffrey Kalinsky's team.

HIll Country Holiday

After German immigrant and former seaman Charles H. Nimitz opened the doors to a four-room hotel in Fredericksburg along a dusty Texas road in the 1850s, he soon earned a reputation as innkeeper of the state’s most famous hotel. His rooms offered the only hot baths between San Antonio and El Paso and perhaps that’s why travelers felt drawn, though…

Polo in the Pines

Sometimes a single conversation can change your life’s purpose. That was certainly the case for Polo in the Pines founder Tina Fowler. In 2012, Tina was at Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center with her mother, Sharon Knight, for treatment of leiomyosarcoma—a cancer Sharon had been battling for 20+ years. That’s 20 years of motherhood, birthdays, holidays and life laced with…

Buckhead Fight Club

First-time visitors to Buckhead Fight Club get a 1-hour workout focusing on fitness and boxing fundamentals. Come dressed in athletic wear, good comfortable shoes, and don't forget water to stay hydrated. The basic boxing workout begins with wrapping hands.This protects hands/knuckles/wrists in the gloves.Then to warm up, jump rope 2 rounds ( 6 minutes). Once your hands are ready, your…