Happy Holidays

We had a blast shooting this month's feature, "Givers," beautiful portraits by Fredrik Brauer of four people from the community who make giving a priority. Our Givers arrived at the lovely Westin Atlanta Perimeter North (Concourse Parkway) and were greeted by the friendly staff who swept us all off our feet, up to the 2-story suite overlooking the little lake…

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

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…

Givers

Deanna Anderson is a dedicated advocate for Atlanta’s women and children. She currently serves as President of the Junior League of Atlanta (JLA), leading the organization through its 100th year of service. JLA and its 3,500 members initiate transformational change in the issues that impact women and children including generational poverty, commercial sexual exploitation and human trafficking and early childhood…

Gifts To Go

Explore some of Atlanta’s off-the-beaten-path destinations, and all by bicycle on a tour by Bicycle Tours of Atlanta. With a gift certificate, you can choose from a few different experiences, such as the Street Art Bike Tour that highlights the ever-changing mural art in Atlanta, including inspirational stories of the artists; or the Twilight Bike Tour through some of the…

Sweet Spot

Jaime DeGrave didn’t need a career boost, a hobby to fill spare time or outside interest to feed her passion for sugar and beautiful food. She has a demanding full-time marketing job, coaches and trains at a local CrossFit gym and is raising a 9-year old son.

Four Automobiles That Impressed Us This Year

In the final 2016 edition of Driver’s Notebook, here is a quartet of automobiles in different classes that deserve some consideration. It has been a great year for Driver’s Notebook covering the new models of 2016. Besides the fine automobiles we already featured leading up to this end-of-the-year edition, here are four more we wanted to make sure you considered.…

Clutch Bags for Giving (and Receiving)

'Tis the time to treat yourself or let someone treat you. At some point, everyone needs to upgrade her handbag and these below, are a great selection to add to your arsenal!