February 2020 Around Town

Wine Time The international wine community is invited to “open the bottle and start something” at the 28th annual High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction, held March 18–21, 2020. More than 200 wineries and restaurants will come together to support the largest wine auction event in the United States benefiting the arts, boasting more than $32 million raised over the last 27 years.  The four days of Wine Auction events kick off on Wednesday, March 18, and end on Saturday, … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

The Younique Foundation   The Younique Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 2015 offering support resources for adult women survivors of child sexual abuse.  The Haven Retreat is a 4-day retreat for survivors and free of charge. The mission is a message of hope and healing for survivors while leading a global mission to … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Jr. League Honored   Recently, The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. (JLA) was honored to be selected as a recipient of the 2019 YO Award presented on behalf of Atlanta nonprofit, Page Turners Make Great Learners. JLA has partnered with Page Turners for the last four years by sharing the importance of reading in local schools … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Tommy’s Barber Shop Celebrates 60 At the 60th Anniversary celebration of Tommy’s Barber Shop, Buckhead Coalition President Sam Massell presented Walter “Tommy” Thomas with a full-size scissors trophy on a plaque.  Massell, a former Mayor of Atlanta, reported that “the longevity of family-operated businesses in Buckhead like White House Restaurant at 71 years,  Joe May Cleaners … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

Destin Wine and Food Fest The Third Annual Harvest Wine and Food Festival is set for October 25-26. The culinary talents includes eight award-winning celebrity chefs from throughout the Southeast including Hugh Acheson, David Bancroft, Rusty Bowers and Pat Pascarella. hey join a list of incredible iconic Gulf Coast restaurants and returning talent. The Destin … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Blue Heron’s Success Blue Heron Nature Preserve announced this week that the nonprofit environmental center met its $750,000 goal to finish its new three-mile trail network known as the Blueway Trail. Once two major bridges are in place before the end of the year, all three parcels of the Nature Preserve will be easily accessible … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Jr. League: “Stand Up” “Take this as a charge to stand up.” Rep. Lucy McBath (GA-6) addresses The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc.  annual Leadership Retreat on Saturday, June 8 where more than 100 civic-minded women gathered at Buckhead’s Atlanta Speech School to kick off the organization’s 103rd year of service to the Atlanta community. … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Time to Thank The River The Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) released a report documenting its ten most significant accomplishments of the past 25 years. The report demonstrates the organization’s positive impact on the health of the river, which provides drinking water for more than five million people, and on the habitat for countless fish and wildlife. … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Just for Men Delivering the ultimate relaxed grooming experience for men, the Boardroom Salon for Men provides exceptional haircuts, shave services for men of all hair types, accompanied with complimentary beverages.  The Benchmark Haircut is the salon’s signature service, which includes: a tailored cut, rejuvenating paraffin hand dip, energizing shampoo and conditioning, scalp and hand massage, … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

Collage Society Show By hosting an established group of collage artists, Gallery 4945 is highlighting the variety of styles and techniques that their artwork represents. Collage as an element of fine art was first introduced by Picasso and Braque over 100 years ago. Today it is valued for its immediacy, expressiveness, and tactility.  Collage is … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

18th Annual Pink Affair TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation will host the 18th Annual Pink Affair, the nonprofit’s signature fundraiser, 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. For the second consecutive year, the event will take place at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Road. The evening will include a sit-down dinner, silent and live … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

Pink Affair TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation will host the 18th Annual Pink Affair, the nonprofit’s signature fundraiser, 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. For the second consecutive year, the event will take place at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Road. The evening will include a sit-down dinner, silent and live auctions overseen … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Win a Beach Weekend  Lifestyle Publications is partnering with The Henderson Park Inn to award one lucky reader with a holiday at the beach. Head to our website to enter to win a 4-night stay at the Henderson Park Inn along with a $100 gift certificate to Beach Walk Café, and a 50-minute massage for … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Parks & Rec Want to sign the kiddos up for T-ball, basketball or cheerleading? Have any budding gymnasts, tennis stars, or artists in your household? Interested in taking a salsa dance class? Check out the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation’s Spring 2019 Activity Guide to find out how to sign up for these programs and more. … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Marist Open House Marist School hosts its annual Open House Sunday, December 2, 1-4 p.m, for families with prospective students looking to enter grades 7 through 12. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet students, teachers, and coaches while learning about Marist’s academic, spiritual, and extracurricular programs. The entire campus will be open for visitors … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Graivier’s Evening of Beauty The Graivier Center’s new state of the art surgery center and medspa will be open for tours during their 10th annual Evening of Beauty on November 8, 6 – 9 p.m.  Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, wine and Dr. Graivier will be providing complimentary evaluations with his staff offering skin care analysis, tours … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

Perfect Mizuno Clubs Now that it’s cooler, reenergize your golf game with a new set of clubs. The unique fitting system at the Mizuno Experience Center at The Battery analyzes your “Swing DNA” to identify the perfect shaft for you. The pros at Mizuno will watch as you use a modified 6-iron with a sensor on … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

Rays Reminesces Ray’s on the River server Lynne Gomez celebrates 33rd work anniversary this month. The now iconic Chattahoochee River-based seafood and steak restaurant hired her after a local retailer turned her down for a visual merchandising job. The rest is history, which Gomez is happy to reminisce. If you ask her for favorite memories, the … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

#WATER IS LIFE – It connects us Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) has been working to protect the Chattahoochee River and foster a sense of community around this resource that provides life to more than five million people for more than two decades.  On Saturday, August 4, join the first ever Back to the Chatt RACE, BIG … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

Swim for Good Swim Across America – Atlanta  invites neighborhood pools to add “fun” raising to their summer swim season with an easy turnkey program provided by SAA.  Neighborhood pools can simply host a pool party or a Lap-A-Thon to raise funds for clinical research trials at In turn, SAA will provide banners, tattoos, and … Continued

June 2018 Around Town

Atlanta’s Newest Gem is Now Open Buckhead just got a lot more sparkle. Atlanta Diamond Company, a ready-to-wear and custom fine jewelry studio, has opened in Monarch Plaza across from Lenox Mall. Owned and operated by graduate gemologist, Kenyatta Black and wife Nicole Black, M.B.A., the studio provides the consultation services of a boutique-style jeweler … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

Behind the Mart Shop the Mart! Come explore all of the latest trends in fashion jewelry and accessories, and the best selection and deals on fine jewelry and diamonds. On Floor 6, find 50+ showrooms featuring loose diamonds, gold and fine jewelry, watches, menswear. On Floor 7, another 50 showrooms carry a huge selection of fashion jewelry, … Continued

April 2018 Around Town

The Wesleyan Arts Alliance is proud to announce the return of its much anticipated invitation-only juried art show--the 20th Annual Wesleyan Artist Market, April 26-28. Wesleyan will feature the works of more than 90 professional artists selling acrylic and oil paintings, folk art, ceramics, mixed media, photography, textiles, pottery, glass, jewelry, wood, and much more.  Selected Wesleyan student artists will…

March 2018 Around Town

Having garnered four awards in high-quality lash extensions and permanent makeup services, Sweet & Lashful is much more than a beauty salon! As an integrated, full-service salon, we are your one-stop shop for your every beauty need. We offer lash extensions, the keratin lash lift (eyelash perm), lash and brow tinting, facial and body waxing, gel mani/pedis, Korean gel design, clinical skincare,…

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…

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…

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…