Unraveling Fiber Arts with the Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild

Founded in 1955, the Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild allows fiber enthusiasts to gather, exchange ideas, learn new techniques through workshops and classes, and get inspired. Located in the North DeKalb Cultural Arts Center – the same building as Spruill Center for the Arts – the guild welcomes novices, experienced artists and anyone with a curiosity about the craft to explore its…

Sun-Sational

Simona Spagnoli and Sarah Asher met in 2005 the way many moms meet…in a car pool. Both of them were transplants to Atlanta (from Rome and Florida, respectively) and were drawn to the warmth and joy emitting from the other. After years of playdates, yoga outings, and coffee chats, Simona and Sarah decided they needed to band together to spread their feelings of peace,…

Seaside, in Any Season

    Sitting on the front porch in sweet Seaside this month, only the call of an occasional gull or crunching under the wheels of a passing biker will break the solitude that comes in the off-season months here along Highway 30a, in Florida’s panhandle.   This is not the 30a you know and love from spring break. Seaside in the shoulder…

The Perfect Romantic (free) Getaway: The Henderson Park Inn

As we all know, there’s no shortage of places to stay along the Gulf of Mexico in Florida. But even if you’ve been going to the Gulf Coast your whole life, you may not have experienced a place quite like this. A corner of heaven, the Henderson Park Inn provides the rare chance to truly relax. This intimate bed &…

Buckhead Chef Gives to GOCA Gala, With Love

The Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance celebrates its ninth annual Shaken, Not Stirred Gala with a new date and venue this year. The Southeast’s premier ovarian cancer awareness event will mark its debut at the Georgia Aquarium on February 9.  Guests can expect the same first-class evening of celebration with specialty cocktails, dinner created by Les Dames d'Escoffier International - Atlanta Chapter…

Prenups, not Presumptions

       Emily Brenner believes the best time to talk about the end of a marriage is at the beginning of a marriage. 

Dear BuckHaven,

I used to be a big fan of the engagement announcements in the Sunday New York Times. Those pages were the icing on the tiered cake after reading every word of the Sunday Styles section. The fairytale stories of often unlikely and finally requited love in “Weddings/Celebrations” were often like Hallmark movie scripts. I mean, … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Win a Beach Weekend  Lifestyle Publications is partnering with The Henderson Park Inn to award one lucky reader with a holiday at the beach. Head to our website to enter to win a 4-night stay at the Henderson Park Inn along with a $100 gift certificate to Beach Walk Café, and a 50-minute massage for … Continued

Captain Planet Foundation Gala

The annual Captain Planet Foundation Gala took place Dec. 7 at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. The evening raised $500,000 for CPF's programs, which promote and support hands-on environmental education projects in K-12 schools in 50 states and 26 countries. Photos Donna Permell, John Amis

Ian’s Friends Foundation’s 11th annual Evening of Inspiration

Ian’s Friends Foundation’s 11th annual Evening of Inspiration (Nov. 17) raised nearly $1.2 million to support ground-breaking, pediatric brain tumor research projects at world-renowned institutions across the U.S.  This funding leads to unique partnerships with distinguished healthcare institutions and novel research that is unlikely to receive funding through other channels.

Wax Candle Bar

In today’s consumer climate where Americans can mix and match any type of food, fashion or fun, Buckhead-based Wax Candle Bar offers one of the first customizable home décor concepts that is healthy and environmentally-friendly. Customers can create a personalized candle ala carte, choosing from a “bar” with more than 15 phthalate-free fragrances, 20 different styles of containers and three…

I’ll Follow Her Anywhere

    On one of those rare sunny afternoons after Christmas, I sat daydreaming in a coffee shop near my house and found Deb Bowman on Spotify. I had, of course, already listened to her music at the insistence of our friend, the late Don Thomas Hayes (God rest his sassy soul) and recently at Bread & Butterfly in Inman Park,…