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BuckHaven Lifestyle is proud to be a sponsor again for Polo in the Pines, a two-day festival honoring cancer survivors among us and raising funds for much-needed research while celebrating the great sport of polo here in the green Atlanta fields. When our lifestyle guru Sean O'Keefe came to us three years ago and suggested we collaborate with the PIP…

$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.

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…

Active JAX

With Delta’s non-stoppers to Jacksonville, Florida, you can pull out of your driveway at 8 a.m. and make it to a beach yoga class at noon, grab a smoothie for the road and spend the afternoon kayaking with manatees through the peaceful salt marshes Talbot Islands State Park. Plan on a few stops on the Jacksonville Ale Trail en route…

HIll Country Holiday

After German immigrant and former seaman Charles H. Nimitz opened the doors to a four-room hotel in Fredericksburg along a dusty Texas road in the 1850s, he soon earned a reputation as innkeeper of the state’s most famous hotel. His rooms offered the only hot baths between San Antonio and El Paso and perhaps that’s why travelers felt drawn, though…

Polo in the Pines

Sometimes a single conversation can change your life’s purpose. That was certainly the case for Polo in the Pines founder Tina Fowler. In 2012, Tina was at Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center with her mother, Sharon Knight, for treatment of leiomyosarcoma—a cancer Sharon had been battling for 20+ years. That’s 20 years of motherhood, birthdays, holidays and life laced with…

Buckhead Fight Club

First-time visitors to Buckhead Fight Club get a 1-hour workout focusing on fitness and boxing fundamentals. Come dressed in athletic wear, good comfortable shoes, and don't forget water to stay hydrated. The basic boxing workout begins with wrapping hands.This protects hands/knuckles/wrists in the gloves.Then to warm up, jump rope 2 rounds ( 6 minutes). Once your hands are ready, your…

Meet Sandra Golden

Sandra Golden has been working in the sports/news business for 23 years. The three-time Emmy Award-winning sports reporter and anchor has been interviewing athletes, head coaches, team owners, NASCAR drivers, movie stars, and everyone in between the rink, the ballpark, and the track over her entire career. She worked her way up in the sports TV business after graduating from…

Meet Katie Rouille

She describes herself as “a bagger by day, an actor by night.” What Katie Rouille, 36, does not mention is that she is also an advocate and decorated athlete of Special Olympics Georgia. Joining Special Olympics Georgia at the age of 12, Katie has gained the confidence and self-esteem to not only become a champion in Special Olympics Georgia, but…

A Flawless Career Choice

Wisely capitalizing on Atlanta’s steady growth economically, socially and physically inside and outside its perimeter, Scott Csaszar made a drastic career change and became an entrepreneur in an industry that had a future just as promising; he became the founder and CEO of Flawless Painting in March of 2000. Now completing its 16th year of beautifying homes and business spaces…

THE MAYOR SPEAKS

“Play It Again, Sam, the Notable Life of Sam Massell, Atlanta’s First Minority Mayor” tells the life of this over-achiever from birth as a downtown Piedmont baby through Druid Hills childhood, college life, World War II service, and four careers. The author recites Massell’s mischief as a self-described “dead-end kid,” accompanies him in young adulthood when he struggles between pride…

SalesForce Lights the Night

Atlantan Joe Piazza embodied the American dream: a wife of 30-plus years, three healthy children, and a respected career with Sysco. In 2009, Joe was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and battled terrible side affects for seven years, yet never gave up. Joe Piazza passed away from AML last year. His son, Joey works at Salesforce, with offices on…

Buckhead Welcomes Vazquez

Vazquez joined Atlanta Dec. 2, 2016 from Club Tijuana, where he was a member of their youth system since 2012. He has been a standout with the U.S. Youth National Teams over the last two years.