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…

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…

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…

September 2017 Around Town

Join The Cottage School (TCS) for the annual Cougar Classic Car Artisan Market, Bike and Car Show on Saturday, October 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., held on the TCS campus located at 700 Grimes Bridge Rd. in Roswell. The car show, featuring classic cars and bikes will also offer food trucks, entertainment and arts and crafts for sale.…

August 2017 Around Town

Peachtree Hills Place (PHP) is nearing its groundbreaking in one of Atlanta’s most beautiful neighborhoods, Peachtree Hills. Nestled in the heart of Buckhead, this one-of-a-kind luxury neighborhood will soon offer condos and homes for residents 55 years-of-age and older. With downsizing being a key feature of the design, homes range from 1,400 to 3,000 square feet. With home ownership, residents…

July 2017 Around Town

Covenant House Georgia received a big surprise recently at the official naming ceremony of its 8,536-square-foot gymnasium, named The Loudermilk Family Gymnasium. In addition to the $250,000 donated by R. Charles “Charlie” Loudermilk, Sr., for the gym on behalf of his family foundation, the senior Charles Loudermilk donated an additional $500,000 to the Covenant House. In his speech to the…

June 2017 Around Town

Are you scared of needles and hate going to the dentist for fear of getting shots? Atlanta Dental Spa has the cure for you! Kovanaze is a new nasal spray approved by the FDA for anesthesia. Now they can numb certain teeth and do restorative procedures without needles! You’ll also benefit from not having that awkward numb lip that comes…

May 2017 Around Town

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead is offering the Petite Pastry Chef Experience--a two-hour pastry class in the hotel’s kitchen with Executive Pastry Chef Troman Felizmenio. Kids ages 7 to 14 will get their own personalized chef coats and learn how to make the hotel’s signature sweets from a pastry master. After the class, kids will join their parents for lunch and desert…

April 2017 Around Town

Brookhaven Farmers Market is excited to announce the opening day and schedule for the 2017 season. The Market will reopen on Saturday, April 22, returning to the University Baptist Church parking lot located at 1375 Fernwood Circle NE & Dresden. Market hours of operation will continue to run every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon through November 18, rain or…

March 2017 Around Town

More robotic-assisted surgeries are performed at Northside Hospital than anywhere else in the Southeast. New data from Intuitive Surgical, manufacturer of the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, ranks Northside among the top one percent of all robotic surgery programs in the United States and the No. 1 gynecologic (GYN) robotic surgery program in the country. Northside Hospital is committed to…

February 2017 Around Town

The first ever Best of BuckHaven Lifestyle reader awards are up for grabs and your vote is needed. All this month, votes will be tallied from the link on our website. Cheer for your favorite places to shop, eat, drink, workout and more. Rally your friends and neighbors to vote for the hot spots in your neighborhood. Winners will be…

January 2017 Around Town

Lifestyle Publications is thrilled to announce our first ever BEST OF contest, where you speak up and let the world know all your favorite places to shop, eat and do business in our community. This month, go to our website, click the link and nominate your top spots. Then, in February, you'll head back to that same site and vote…

December 2016 Around Town

The Educational Advisory Foundation (EAF) presented its 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Betsy Bockman at its first annual award luncheon. Dr. Bockman, a distinguished educator and principal in Atlanta Public Schools for over 20 years, was honored for the significant impact she has made in the lives of students and teachers at Garden Hills, Morningside and Inman Middle. She…

November 2016 Around Town

Buckhead’s French bistro, F&B, changes up their offerings with a newly-styled menu that tones down the “fine dining” aspect but keeps the experience that you would expect. As Chef Gabriel Capo says, “We wanted to offer extended selections and a variety of plates at different price points so that this could become more of a casual night-out spot.” The refreshed…

October 2016 Around Town

As part of Phipps Plaza’s multi-phase transformation project, Simon in partnership with Noble Investment Group, celebrated the grand opening of the acclaimed AC Hotel Atlanta Buckhead at Phipps Plaza on August 22. Buckhead Coalition President Sam Massell and representatives from Simon and Marriott were on hand (above) to celebrate the occasion with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. AC Hotels, a Marriott®…

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Join Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (ARMHC) for dinner in September and eat out throughout Brookhaven and Buckhead all month long! Brookhaven Dines Out is a series of benefit nights at neighboring eateries and restaurants in the Buckhaven area. A percentage of all sales on scheduled days will benefit the families served at Atlanta's two Ronald McDonald Houses. Join ARMHC…

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Nature’s Garden Express has been providing Atlanta with the highest quality in organic produce and groceries since 2009. The company launched when founders Michael Kirk and Scott Frishman decided to follow their vision of establishing an organic and fresh food delivery business that reflected their interests in health. Michael, who lives Buckhead, and Scott met while pursuing their studies at…

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The Brookhaven Bucks have returned to the diamond for a new season in the Sunbelt League. Head Coach Corey Patterson, who played Major League Baseball for 12 seasons, returns for his second season. Patterson is looking to improve upon last season’s Sunbelt East Division 3rd place finish. The Brookhaven Bucks are members of the Sunbelt League, a summer collegiate wooden-bat…

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In April, PalmerHouse Properties, a residential and commercial real estate brokerage, celebrated its 10th anniversary at its newly renovated Buckhead Office located at 2911 Piedmont Rd NE…and celebrate they did. The event was a huge success with over 185 guests in attendance, lots of laughs and reminiscing on the “early days,” and presenting the CEO and owner, Kevin L. Palmer,…

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Lovett offered middle and upper school students opportunities to visit far away destinations and serve others during spring break. Nineteen Lovett middle school students visited the Grand Canyon and 12 upper school students visited the Dominican Republic. During the middle school trip, students had the opportunity to work in a local food bank sorting donated food items in Flagstaff, Arizona.…

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This spring, Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) welcomes an exhibition exploring the height of U.S. cultural exhibitions (1955-1975) and demonstrating the ways in which design was used as a persuasive force. Make-Believe America will provide examples of work created by brilliant exhibition teams that included renowned designers such as Herbert Bayer, Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and R. Buckminster…

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In early January, eight Pace Academy Upper School students and three faculty advisors traveled through Germany on a study tour offered by the school's Isdell Center for Global Leadership. The students kicked off their adventures in Munich and visited historic sites around the city as well as Neuschwanstein Castle, Dachau concentration camp and the Munich State Ballet. The trip concluded…

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Fitness model turned entrepreneur, Katherine Mason, is taking Atlanta’s fitness arena by storm with the opening of her first state-of-the-art fitness studio and luxury active wear boutique, SculptHouse. Open in Buckhead, SculptHouse is the only studio in the world to combine unique fitness programing based on the Lagree Fitness Method and human-powered machinery. Along with the beautifully designed space and…

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Stein Mart, the retail chain offering current fashions and branded merchandise at savings below department store prices, opened its ninth Atlanta location in Brookhaven. The 28,000-square-foot store celebrated the opening by offering customers the chance to win gift cards ranging from $50 - $500 as well as a Callaway golf bag. Brookhaven Mayor Rebecca Williams was in attendance and took…

December 2015 Around Town

Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (ARMHC) and a committee of committed volunteers hosted the 18th Historic Brookhaven Candlelight Tour of Homes. More than $60,000 was raised at the event for the Charity to support their mission to nurture the health and wellbeing of children and families. The 2015 Tour was presented by Beacham & Company Realtors and The Skogstad-Sodemann Team.…

November 2015 Around Town

Get your sneakers on and your appetite ready -- there’s a new tour in Atlanta’s first suburb, Historic Inman Park: Food Tours Atlanta. Take a leisurely stroll around the picturesque, tree-lined streets, all while supporting Inman Park's locally owned restaurants. IP resident and tour operator Cristy Lenz will guide you through the area's storied history, architecture and culture, leaving you…

October 2015 Around Town

Do you like it hot? Spicy? Chunky? Meaty? On October 10, at Brookhaven Park, you will have the chance to hone your own list of chili favorites at the 4th Annual Brookhaven Chili Cook Off proudly sponsored, in part, by BuckHaven Lifestyle magazine! The free family event brings live music to three stages, cold beverages and college football on a…

September 2015 Around Town

The Forward Arts Foundation announced plans for its annual Swan Coach House Flea Market, commemorating FAF’s 50th anniversary. Dates are September 17-19, opening with a festive preview party September 17. All events are held in the lower level parking lot at the Atlanta History Center. Market hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on September 18 and until 2 p.m.…

August 2015 Around Town

Matt and Katie Klump of East Wesley Rd were thrilled when they found out they were the winners of the $2,500 garage makeover from Overhead Door. Katie and Matt are new parents to twin boys and are currently in the middle of a renovation project on their garage so this could not come at a better time for them. Overhead…

July 2015 Around Town

The annual Give Me Five dinner, an exclusive evening featuring Atlanta’s best chefs and sommeliers and benefitting Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, will be held on August 16, at Piedmont Driving Club. The event centers around five exquisite courses prepared by acclaimed local chefs and complemented by fine wines selected by celebrated sommeliers. Celebrating its ninth anniversary, this…

June 2015 Around Town

Planet Beach Dunwoody is Perimeter North's newest concept to day spas. They are a full service, unlimited fully automated spa. "Spabiotics" is a unique term invented by Planet Beach to represent the merging of spa services and robotics. This new blended word represents the use of fully-automated push button spa services and products that are used to enhance the experience. The…

May 2015 Around Town

Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn, defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux and center Joe Hawley recently visited Northside Hospital to present the hospital’s Foundation with a $30,000 donation on behalf of the football team. The money will go to support cancer patients at Northside and to expand the programs and services available to help them beat their diagnosis.