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Our publisher is a grandfather! Jim Newman's gorgeous daughter, Lauren and her husband Mario Rials, proudly welcomed a baby girl, Brixton Rials. Jim is thrilled, though we just can't imagine how such a young guy could possibly have a grandbaby! Welcome to the Lifestyle Publications family, sweet Brixton.

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…

Small Subjects

Photographers have a unique view of the world. They see things we don’t see and gracefully capture subtle smiles, gestures and personality galore. Lifestyle Publications invited Atlanta’s hottest photographers who spend their days working with children and pets, to share their favorite images and explain how they manage to tame the cranky, feisty and fun!

Focusing on Children in Need is Her Passion

Buckhead resident Martha O'Neill has a favorite quote: "Use your voice for kindness, your ears for compassion, your hands for charity, your mind for truth and your heart for love." Her heart has been in caring for children ever since she began babysitting as a young teen and throughout college. Raised in the small town of Paris, Texas, O'Neill's family…

Waiting for Schnapps

Pets were taken so seriously in my household growing up that my dad would refer to one dog as his “number two son.” I hope that meant I was number one. The company, companionship and love of many wonderful animals more than compensated for any loneliness that might have come from being an only child. From the day my parents…


Since 1998, the 2015 Lincoln Navigator continues to scratch that itch for motorists who desire a luxury SUV geared towards providing an almost regal, king-of-the-road experience. The carmaker happily boasts “improved utility, craftsmanship and comfort,” and the difference is certainly noticeable. Its heightened efficiency in ’15 raises eyebrows as well; this model possesses a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 heart which packs…

Meet Kim Boyd

KB My husband, Stephen Boyd, my mother-in-law, Margaret Boyd, and Missy, my very spoiled King Charles Cavalier. Our two daughters are out of college and self-employed but still seem to be in and out. Not sure when we will really be true empty nesters! BHL Do you work outside the home?

historic brookhaven Candlelight Tour of Homes

Have you ever driven through Historic Brookhaven and been taken aback by the beautiful landscape and architecture? You may have even found yourself wondering if you were still in the heart of a city known for its traffic and high rises. Now, your curiosity can be cured with a ticket to the Historic Brookhaven Candlelight Tour of Homes on Thursday,…

Room Service, Woof?

Who doesn’t love a night in a hotel? A treat upon arrival, a cozy bed and delicious dinners made especially by a top chef — not to mention spending quality time in an English garden. Heaven! Sorry. It’s not for you; it’s for your pet!

Meet Brookhaven’s First Dogs

Rebecca's mother, Geraldine Olson Cheek, passed August 26 at the age of 91. She came from a Norwegian family that homesteaded their farm in South Dakota. She survived the Depression, the Dust Bowl, WW II, and more recently cancer. "She was my rock and inspiration," Rebecca wrote in an email to friends. "She worked as a registered nurse for 44…

Wigspert of Atlanta

Would you be surprised to learn that women would prefer gaining weight to losing their hair, especially if it’s permanent hair loss? Weight can be lost, but when hair’s gone, it’s gone. “Hair loss stinks for any reason!” says Rebecca Walden, a Brookhaven resident, proclaimed “Wigspert of Atlanta” by a client, one of many whom she has helped feel more…

Fashion and Fundraising

For 23 years, Atlanta's most beautiful and generous flank the runway at Jeffrey Fashion Cares, raising funds for Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and Atlanta AIDS Fund, held this year at Phipps Plaza. Photography Ben Rose

Share Our Strength Give Me Five Dinner

The ninth annual event at the Piedmont Driving Club was a success with the help of hundreds of Atlantans, raising $80,000 to support the organization’s efforts to end childhood hunger in Atlanta and across America. Photography Thomas James Spravka.