Smarter Summer Sippers

 Article and Photography  BuckHaven Lifestyle chatted with Thaddeus Keefe, owner of 1Kept, tucked away on Peachtree Rd. Why mocktails?  Drinking and enjoying cocktails is a social activity, which often makes it hard not to drink when out with friends. A great mocktail helps you engage in the social ritual of drinking without the hangover. Our mocktails use the same quality, fresh ingredients…

Veins 101

 Article David Martin, RN, CEO, VeinInnovations  If there are symptoms, such as leg pain, aching, tiredness, swelling, skin changes, burning, or cramping, and a venous ultrasound shows refluxing veins, then the carrier will usually pay for treatment.  VeinInnovations also offers 12-month, interest-free payment plans. VeinInnovations has offices in Sandy Springs and Johns Creek. VeinInnovations.com  Summertime means shorts and swimsuits. Our team…

Summer Love

 Article Sue G. Collins | Photography Fredrik Brauer  Growing up in the flat suburbs in southeast Michigan, I dreamed of having a back yard pool. I mean, what could be cooler than grabbing a Tab from the fridge and walking out to your own kidney-shaped pool brimming with crystal clear water heated to the optimal temp for doing next to…

Summer Grooves from Johnny’s

 Article Sue G. Collins | Photography Provided  Johnny’s Hideaway in Buckhead celebrated its 39th anniversary recently, If you don't know (and have been living under a rock) Johnny’s is well known as Atlanta’s original nightspot for big kids, and with good reason – the popular restaurant and dance club has been guaranteeing good times since 1979.  Greg Picciano had no idea a turntable, a…

Saluting Andee’s Army

 Article Vikki Locke | Photography William Twitty  Imagine being a 19-year-old baseball prodigy in 2009, living the dream. Playing a division one sport at the University of Georgia with your best friends. Then suddenly, it’s all taken away after a scooter accident on campus leaves you paralyzed from the waist down. This is what happened to Chance Veazey. On July…

2018 Lincoln Navigator Black Label Yacht Club Theme Edition

 Dennis Malcolm Byron  Provided  The 2018 Navigator Black Label Yacht Club Theme Edition is undoubtedly the most opulent Lincoln yet. The twin-turbocharged 3.5L V6, 450-horsepower engine with 10-speed transmission has this ship sailing smoothly on its Ebony Black 22-inch wheels and glistening lattice grille. Inside the cabin, seven adults can be coddled by the striking Coastal Blue Venetian-hued leather to further…

Salle on Sunnies

 Article Sue G. Collins | Photography Provided  Since the sun never sets when you're cool, we asked Wendy Salle at the gorgeous Salle Opticians at Phipps Plaze to recommend her favorite sunglasses for the summer of 2018. Wendy and her team have traveled the world since 1987 to bring unique and design-forward styles to BuckHaven. Here are their picks.  Moscot infuses its unmistakably…

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

2018 High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction

In its 26th year, the High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction reached a live auction total of more than $1.3 million and a silent auction total of more than $141,000 on March 24, 2018. Wine Auction events raised $3 million to support the Museum’s exhibitions and educational programming.

Happy summertime

This issue hits my sweet spot. Summertime. As a kid, I’d ride my 10-speed bike own a dusty dirt road to Colony Swim Club after I’d finished my chores and practiced piano. With a towel, book, PB&J sandwich and a quarter in my backpack, I’d be set for the day. By 5:30pm, my mom and … Continued