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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

$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.

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.

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…

Salle Opticians Anniversary for CURE

The Grand Re-Opening and 30th Anniversary party of Salle Opticians at Phipps Plaza was a home run. Co-hosted by former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tom Glavine and his wife, Chris, Wendy Salle and personal stylist Robanne Schulman, the shopping event raised $3,000 for CURE Childhood Cancer.

Welcome, No2 Opus Place

On the future site of No2 Opus Place, a celebration for the opening of the Sales Gallery was a grand event. Guests gathered under a beautiful tent, enjoyed fabulous food and wine, and were treated to a performance by Jennifer Holiday. OpusPlaceAtlanta.com

Best of BuckHaven

Thousands of readers voted these businesses the BEST OF BuckHaven and we celebrated their success at Davio's with swag by RC Engravables and Italian-inspired food and a signature cocktail by Davio's. Photography Christy Lee.

Dr. Lile Welcomed

Aesthetic Specialty Centre welcomed Dr. Laura Lile to the med spa practice with a special event. She specializes in wellness and anti-aging, bioidentical hormone replacement, non-invasive treatments and more. 30% off sunscreens and complimentary skin cancer screening for readers

Odyssey for Kids

Odyssey Brunch Co-Chairs Amy Kim Gira and Lys Paulhus, and the Odyssey Brunch Committee hosted the annual 2017 Odyssey Brunch at The St. Regis Hotel. Odyssey's mission is to expand the ambitions of Atlanta students and empower them on a successful journey to college and a fulfilling career. BenRose Photography

GOCA’s Big Night

The seventh annual Shaken, Not Stirred Gala, presented by Northside Hospital Cancer Institute at the Delta Flight Museum, raised more than $270,000 for the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance to support education and awareness programs throughout the state. Dinner by Les Dames d'Escoffier International. Photos Fredrik Brauer. GAOvarianCancer.org

Camp Twin Lakes Gala

Camp Twin Lakes kicked off their 25th year with a celebratory gala at the Georgia Aquarium on January 28. The event, which raised $785,000, honored founder Doug Hertz as well as past and current board presidents, Jay Smith, Comer Yates, Bonnie Harris, Lawrence Kenny and Elizabeth Correll Richards.

Art Papers

Featuring works by more than 250 established and emerging artists, the Annual ART PAPERS Art Auction lit up Ponce City Market for its 18th year.

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…

Captain Planet

The Captain Planet Foundation presented its 25th annual Benefit Gala, one of the Southeast’s largest eco-benefits recognizing people for extraordinary environmental stewardship and change-making, raising funds for the Foundation’s mission to support hands-on environmental projects and environmental learning strategies through grant giving and programs.

Harvest for a Cure

Benefiting the National MS Society of Georgia, Atlanta's top chefs, pastry chefs and sommeliers donated time and talent for an evening of tasting and art at Mason Fine Art Gallery. Photography Sue G. Collins. NationalMSSociety.org

Covenant House Speaks

Local leaders in business and government Sleep Out for one night in solidarity for homeless youth. Despite the cold temperatures, supporters were armed with a cardboard box and a sleeping bag. CovenantHouseGa.org

Teal Trot

As part of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance hosted its annual “Teal Trot” 5K at Piedmont Park to honor local patients, survivors and supporters on September 10. The event drew its biggest crowd yet with an estimated 1,300 in attendance and 93 survivors participating. GAOvarianCancer.org

Sponsors Celebrated

The 7th Annual Historic Brookhaven Dines In Luncheon was held at Capital City Golf Club, celebrating sponsors including Beacham & Company Realtors |Skogstad-Sodemann Team and Media Sponsor, Buckhaven Lifestyle. The Dines In Series raised more than $80,000 for Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Polo in The Pines

The event raised $30,000+ for CURE with Murphy's, Morningside Kitchen, The St. Regis, Sun In My Belly, Canoe, JP Atlanta, Foundation Social Eatery, Lucky's Burgers & Brews, Tazaki's, Flatlands Bourbon and Bayou, The Warren, Front Page News, Twain's, Maya Steak House, Indigo Restaurant, West Egg, Dantana's. Photography Fredrik Brauer

Dancing for Pets

The GA Pet Coalition that promotes animal advocacy, hosted “Dancing for Dogs and All Our Furry Friends.” The auction was fabulous supporting the legislative cause.

Ducky Time

Special Olympics Georgia's 11th annual Duck Pluck at Post Chastain was a success! Thousands of rubber ducks filled Post Chastain's pool and five lucky ducks were plucked for prizes. All proceeds benefit SOGA's State Fall Games. A $5 duck feeds an athlete for a day. Visit AtlantaDuckPluck.com for more information.


Atlanta-based humanitarian air organization MedShare welcomed guests to celebrate the sights and sounds from around the world at its inaugural Kaleidoscope Gala at The Foundry at Puritan Mill. MedShare honored NBA Hall-of-Famer and healthcare visionary Dikembe Mutombo for his humanitarian efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Sean O’Keefe Events

Sean O'Keefe Events launched its new event design, floral, and television studio at 2126 Faulkner Road. Food by Doraku, Capital Grille Atlanta, Sweet Cheats, diAmano Chocolate, Piece of Cake. Sean's new studio and workshop promises to be an incredible resource for corporate, social, and charity events. Complimentary consultations. SeanOkeefeEvents.com

Polo in the Pines

Founders, collaborators, friends and sponsors toasted to the success of the 2016 Polo in the Pines, planned for Oct 8-9. Sean O’Keefe Events along with co-chairs, Tina Fowler and Jennifer Bonner raised a glass at the Atlanta Polo Club. The event benefits CURE Childhood Cancer. Sponsorship opportunities available! PoloInThePines.com

Van Michael Goes Global

Van Michael Salon again welcomed more than 50 stylists, owners and entrepreneurs from Japan's hottest hair salons. Van Michael is a global powerhouse, teaching the newest techniques and sharing knowledge through these annual symposiums. The visitors pump thousands into the local economy, too! Photography by Scott Areman

Sarah Smith Travels

Sarah Smith Elementary in Buckhead celebrated its seventh International Travelers Program in May with a week-long classroom immersion in the culture, history and language of Mexico. Students enjoyed performances by a mariachi band, charro and Mexican folk dancers. The week concluded with a Peace Pole ceremony.

Hope Ball

The American Cancer Society hosted the Hope Ball at the Delta Flight Museum raising close to $600,000, with $130,000 for lung cancer research in honor of Hope Award recipient Jeff Wigbels. Guests enjoyed the All-Star Celebrity Band, Kendra Scott jewelry and fantastic auction items. Marcus Krause Photography

Steeplechase + Lifestyle

Atlanta Steeplechase welcomed Lifestyle Publications to the trackside party, with sponsors JR Revelry Distillery, Champion Security, Sub Zero, Aesthetic Specialty Centre and Atlanta Face and Body sponsoring, with Golsen Dentistry supporting 
the lively fundraiser for Bert's Big Adventure. Photos by Scott Areman

Atlanta Ballet Ball

The country’s oldest ballet company celebrated its 36th annual gala at The St. Regis Atlanta. More than 500 guests attended the sold out, black tie affair. Under Ball chair Barbara Joiner's leadership, this year's event raised $500,000+, one of the highest total in its history. Photography Ninh T. Chau

Atlanta Face and Body Event

Atlanta Face and Body Center welcomed guests at their SculpSure "Don't Love Your Love Handles" event. Low Country Catering provided snacks and MSA Entertainment provided tunes. Lifestyle Publications proudly attended.

Odyssey Brunch

More than 450 Atlantans attended the 7th annual Odyssey Brunch at the St. Regis Hotel in Buckhead, raising more than $155,000 to allow students from disadvantaged communities to attend Odyssey's life-changing, academic summer 
enrichment program for free. Ben Rose Photography OdysseyAtlanta.org

Circus and Books

UGA football star Malcolm Mitchell authored a children’s book, “The Magician’s Hat” and Georgia's first lady, Mrs. Deal, 
read it to the third grade students at Peachtree Elementary School. There was a performance by the renowned 
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey crew, too.

Buckhead Coalition Annual Luncheon

Buckhead Coalition members, Buckhead public servants, Atlanta elected officials, CEOs and media gathered for the annual Buckhead Coalition luncheon, featuring keynote speaker Paulette Brown, president of the American Bar Association. 
Kimberly Evans KO Photography

Jim Ellis Porsche Parties

Founded in 1971, Jim Ellis Automotive Group celebrated its new Porsche Atlanta Perimeter store, a state-of-the-art, 44,000-square-foot facility. The new showroom boasts iPad stations, a golf simulator, café, a giant video wall, Customer 
Design Center, indoor delivery center and an 18-car showroom. PorscheAtlantaPerimeter.com

Gateway Center Celebrated

Guests gathered at White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails to celebrate 10 years of changing the lives of those experiencing 
homelessness in Atlanta. Chef Todd Richards prepared signature Southern fare. Sweet Auburn String Band performed live music. All proceeds benefit the Gateway Center. Sowing Clover Photography

Seeing Red on 30A

Celebrating its silver anniversary, the SEASIDE® Seeing Red Wine Festival earns recognition as a “Top 10 Can’t-Miss Fall Wine Festival” by Fodor’s Travel. As loyal attendees we agree, just a short drive from Atlanta, it is by far our favorite event year after year. Photography STM Photography

Wellness Forever

Wellness Within Your Walls is a locally-launched initiative to bring sustainability to the interior design and home building trades. Laura Turner Seydel and her husband Rutherford Seydel hosted a reception for the newly appointed British ambassador for the initiative, based in Buckhead. Jillian Pritchard Cooke co-hosted. WellnessWithinYourWalls.com

Local Publisher Celebrates

Photographer and Guggenheim Fellow, Debbie Fleming Caffery, from Lafayette, La., signed copies of Alphabet (Fall Line Press, Oct. 2015) at Jackson Fine Art. Fall Line Press, in Buckhead, specializes in high quality photo art books.
 Photography by Patricia Villafane

Art is Beautiful

Pryor Fine Art proudly presents new work from Dusty Griffith and Geoff Mitchell. Guests were able to meet the artists while viewing Dusty's encaustic masterpieces and Geoff's mixed media works which pull a viewer in and tell a story. PryorFineArt.com

Baker Lanier Celebrates

Baker Lanier Salon and Day Spa celebrated 10 years of making Buckhead's beauties more beautiful from their adorable Hardman Ct. salon. The party featured food from Gabe's of Villa Rica and live music. BakerLanier.com

Historic Brookhaven Candlelight Tour of Homes

A fashion show and luncheon, pool-side, at one of the gorgeous homes on the October tour benefitting Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities, gave us the chance to celebrate the success of tour organizers and supporters. BuckHaven Lifestyle was the proud media sponsor. Fashions by Tootsie's. ARMHC.org

Dolce Italian Open at Buckhead Atlanta

More than 350 attendees donated $14,000 for JDRF, an organization dear to both Director of Operations David Abes and CEO/Founder John Meadow. The menu featured Italian cocktails and plates of fine cheese, charcuterie and a slow-roasted whole hog. Photography Ben Rose