February 2020 Around Town

I Love the Beach   February is the perfect time of year to enjoy a fun-filled, romantic escape to South Walton and Destin’s beaches. Stay three nights or more in a participating Newman-Dailey vacation rental home or condominium and enjoy 15% off your stay along with a bottle of champagne at check-in and free daily activities … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Dentist Publishes  A Smile is Always in Style, (Advantage, 2019) by Dr. Hugh Flax is a career worth of knowledge and advanced education in one book that addresses everything you’ve ever wanted to know about dentistry today – – and how to do it right the first time. Cosmetic dentistry has a wider range of treatment … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

School News Spalding Drive parents organized and purchased stuffed animals for Kindergarten through second-grade students to “adopt” as reading buddies. Woodland Elementary School’s Governance Council hosted a breakfast for current and aspiring business partners with student ambassadors. Sandy Springs Charter Middle School’s Foundation, through mini-grants, awarded employees with $10,000 for classroom items including 135 science classrooms headphones, book sets, … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

School News Heards Ferry Elementary School held a school-wide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) day with interactive assemblies by Ronnie Thomas of Fun Weird Science. Thomas presented exciting experiments that highlighted basic chemistry concepts. Fifth grade students at High Point Elementary School reenacted the early 19th century immigration to Ellis Island to connect with the past and understand history through … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein  A Prologue to the Book Festival of the MJCCA welcomes Jamie Bernstein, daughter of the acclaimed composer Leonard Bernstein, as she presents her book, Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein, Saturday, October 26 at 8:00 pm. Leonard Bernstein, the composer of On the Town and West Side Story, chief conductor of the New … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Nature News The Chattahoochee Nature Center newsletter has gone digital.  Now you can read what’s happening at CNC wherever you are from the convenience of your phone, tablet, or computer. On the go or even in nature. We hope you enjoy the new format. Look for it the first Wednesday of each month in place of … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Dunwoody’s Award The City of Dunwoody was recognized as a Georgia Certified City of Ethics at the 2019 Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) Convention in Savannah. Dunwoody meets the qualifications for its second recertification. To earn a “Certified City of Ethics” designation, cities must adopt a resolution establishing the five ethics principles for the conduct of … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Camp Twin Lakes Makes Summers Special For more than 25 years, Camp Twin Lakes has powered fully adaptive, medically supportive, and transformative camp experiences for children and young adults with serious illnesses, disabilities, and other life challenges.  Camp Twin Lakes provides life-changing experiences at three fully accessible Georgia campsites in Rutledge, Winder, and Warm Springs, Ga. … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Boardroom Salon Delivering the ultimate relaxed grooming experience for men, the Boardroom Salon for Men provides exceptional haircuts, shave services for men of all hair types, accompanied with complimentary beverages.  The Benchmark Haircut is the salon’s signature service, which includes a tailored cut, rejuvenating paraffin hand dip, energizing shampoo and conditioning, scalp and hand massage, steamed towel … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

Time to Thank the Hooch The Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) released a report documenting its ten most significant accomplishments of the past 25 years. The report demonstrates the organization’s positive impact on the health of the river, which provides drinking water for more than five million people, and on the habitat for countless fish and wildlife. … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

And The Winner Is What a difference a year makes. The Springs Cinema & Taphouse (formerly the Lefont Theater) recently underwent a dramatic $2.5 million, floor-to-ceiling renovation that has raised the bar on the movie going experience. Enjoy the only heated recliners in Georgia, a great selection of craft and local beers, specialty cocktails and … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

The Pink Affair TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation will host the 18th Annual Pink Affair, the nonprofit’s signature fundraiser, 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. For the second consecutive year, the event will take place at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, 3300 Peachtree Road. The evening will include a sit-down dinner, silent and live auctions … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Northside Scores Northside Hospital has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2019. Northside Hospital ranks No. 52 out of 100 large employers in the United States and is the only Georgia hospital to make the list. Now in its 11th year, the Employees’ Choice Awards program … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Time to Give Georgia Cancer Specialists (GCS) and Northside Hospital are hosting the 17th annual Totes 2 Tots drive to collect backpacks and suitcases for foster children in Georgia. Donations of new or nearly new backpacks, duffel bags and suitcases will be accepted at locations across the state. More than 14,000 children, from infants to … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

NFCC Holiday Program North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC) has helped struggling families with holiday assistance for 30+ years. The Holiday Program helps local families in need receive warm coats, celebrate family traditions and enjoy a special holiday meal. From humble beginnings of just a few dozen families, the program now helps more than 1,200 families … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

“I can do this” Taught Here Growth and Wellness Therapy Center opened at 700 Old Roswell Lakes Parkway in Roswell.  Tammy von Nordheim is a therapist who helps clients who are usually seen as the “Strong One” by friends, family, and co-workers, to manage feelings of anxiety, depression, insecurities, and suicidal ideation.  She also has … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

Art in Dunwoody This event celebrates local artists at Dunwoody Fine Art Month in October. Thirty artists will showcase original paintings, drawings, collages, mixed media and photography at local businesses. The public is invited to a reception at Berkshire Hathaway Homes Services at 5481 Chamblee, Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, on Friday, October 5 from 5:30-7 p.m. The reception will … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

Home Tour NARI Atlanta (NariAtlanta.org), the local chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, presents its Ninth Annual Tour of Remodeled Homes Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Private homes transformed by NARI Atlanta members throughout Atlanta’s northern suburbs will be open to the public, with the remodeling teams on … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

Butterfly Festival Everyone’s favorite day in Dunwoody Park returns as the Butterfly Festival comes to town on Saturday, August 11th. Mark your calendars for a day of great activities including a Birds of Prey show, games, crafts, music, live animal encounters, food, drinks, and a THIRD magical butterfly tent, each filled with hundreds of nature’s most … Continued

July 2018 Around Town

Beer Tour In Town The Atlanta Beer Bus, a HOP-on/HOP-off shuttle service that transports beer enthusiasts between Atlanta’s finest breweries, has officially launched. Offering wallet-friendly entertainment for just $15 per person, riders receive unlimited access to the Atlanta Beer Bus shuttles that travel along a continuous loop where they create their own brewery adventure – staying … Continued

June 2018 Around Town

Full STEAM Ahead Atlanta-based Trinity School, a private elementary-only school that serves students age 3 through 6th grade, is excited to announce the addition of a STEAM Integration Specialist to its faculty line-up. Kate Burton, Trinity’s sixth grade science teacher and an 11-year veteran of the School, will move into this role in the upcoming … Continued

May 2018 Around Town

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May 2018 Around Town

Mart Open to Public You’re invited to Shop the Mart! Come explore all of the latest trends in fashion jewelry and accessories, as well as the best selection and deals on fine jewelry and diamonds. On Floor 6, you’ll find over 50 showrooms featuring loose diamonds, gold and fine jewelry, watches, and menswear. On Floor 7, another … Continued

April 2018 Around Town

The Graivier Center will welcome clients and friends at their gorgeous new office this month after 20 years on Hembree Rd, to accommodate growth and success.  The new state of the art surgery center boasts 10,000 sq. ft. of treatment and office space with two operating rooms. The convenient new location will be part of a new 50 acre medical…

March 2018 Around Town

The home improvement business is booming throughout metro Atlanta, and nowhere will this be more evident than at the 40th Annual Spring Atlanta Home Show at the Cobb Galleria Centre March 23-25, presented by SEMCO. More than 350 exhibitors in the home remodeling and outdoor living industries will offer expertise, services and products designed to remodel, repair and refresh homes of…

February 2018 Around Town

The Dunwoody Nature Center announced the expansion of its free “First Saturdays” program in partnership with Northside Hospital. The staff of the Nature Center will host a free, experiential program on the first Saturday of each month throughout the year. These family friendly programs will have a specific, seasonally based theme each First Saturday. Visitors unable to make the teacher-led programs can…

January 2018 Around Town

Atlanta-based roaster East Pole Coffee Co. announces the release of Commuter: a new single-origin, coffee-infused chocolate bar created in collaboration with Atlanta company, Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate. Crafted with East Pole’s popular single-origin Traffic coffee, organic coconut milk, cacao and organic cane sugar, the bar is a playful nod to Atlanta — the city both companies call home. Commuter has a decidedly dark chocolate bite on the…

December 2017 Around Town

Join the City of Sandy Springs for a month-long community lighting event, Sparkle Sandy Springs. Set on the Heritage Sandy Springs Entertainment Lawn, the kick-off event on Sunday, December 3, will feature performances from choral groups, a fire pit, refreshments and much more, perfect for an enchanted evening out. The lighted art installation will “wow” families with seven-foot-tall wooden houses painted and…

November 2017 Around Town

Art For Art has teamed up with an international charity to bring Atlantans a unique opportunity this Thanksgiving: take home your favorite works of art produced by talented student artists from underserved communities in Africa and support the students’ visual arts classes in Africa. The “Art For Africa” Exhibition opens on Saturday, November 25, in the exhibition space at The…

October 2017 Around Town

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…

September 2017 Around Town

Join The Cottage School (TCS) for the annual Cougar Classic Car Artisan Market, Bike and Car Show on Saturday, October 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., held on the TCS campus located at 700 Grimes Bridge Rd. 
in Roswell. The car show, featuring classic cars and bikes will also offer food trucks, entertainment and arts and crafts for sale.…

August 2017 Around Town

Every baby born at Northside Hospital is being welcomed with an “Atlanta Braves” beanie and Braves Country birth certificate. The Born a Brave program is part of the Atlanta Braves and Northside Hospital partnership at SunTrust Park. The Braves will supply 24,000 of the caps monogrammed with the Braves script “A.” Northside Hospital, which delivered more than 20,000 babies in…

July 2017 Around Town

Kendra Scott is a fashion accessories and lifestyle brand of big dreams, colorful confidence, and inspired design. Founded on Family, Fashion and Philanthropy, they believe giving back is the truest form of success. A national charity, a hometown crisis, a local organization, or a friend in need, Kendra Scott always has something to give. The Kendra Scott Avalon team recently…

June 2017 Around Town

Don’t miss your chance to see some of Andy Warhol’s most iconic works of art, on view this summer only at the High Museum of Art. Featuring more than 200 works, including his famous screenprint portfolios Marilyn Monroe (1967), Campbell’s Soup I (1968), Electric Chair (1971), and Mao (1972), the exhibition takes you on a journey through the late 20th…

May 2017 Around Town

The Mercedes-Benz USA team celebrated a milestone on March 30 as the final steel beam was installed at the new headquarters currently under construction in Sandy Springs at 6480 Barfield Road. The new $93 million headquarters building, opening in early 2018, will house as many as 1,000 MBUSA employees. The luxury auto-maker relocated to its new home in Atlanta from…

April 2017 Around Town

Peak Pediatric Dentistry in Sandy Springs is now open, a dental practice specializing in pediatric dental care ranging from infants to teenagers. The new practice allows young patients a fun, anxiety-free trip to the dentist. The new office welcomes children with its vibrant colors and cheerful waiting room activities. Upon entering the waiting room, patients are greeted with a colorful…

March 2017 Around Town

Our friends at Sewell Appliance in Sandy Springs are offering a chance to win a free Wolf Range Cooktop to readers who stop in to discuss kitchen renovation plans. It’s simple. Bring in the magazine and meet with one of the professional kitchen consultants. Share your ideas and plans and let them show you the latest in design and technologies.…

February 2017 Around Town

The first ever Best of Perimeter North Lifestyle reader awards are up for grabs and your vote is needed. All this month, votes will be tallied from the link on our website. Cheer for your favorite places to shop, eat, drink, workout and more. Rally your friends and neighbors to vote for the hot spots in your neighborhood. Winners will…

January 2017 Around Town

Creative Med Spa is on a mission to provide innovative skin care that enhances your natural beauty with minimally invasive procedures that create maximum results. Dentist and CEO, Dr. Anitha Reddy, DMD expanded her family dental practice with a true artistic vision; to bring the beauty of cosmetic dentistry full circle and complete a picture of true facial masterpiece. Our…

December 2016 Around Town

The blowing of the shofar (ram’s horn) is an ancient Jewish tradition that continues to play an important part in the days leading up to Rosh Hashanah and during the High Holidays. For students at The Sunshine School, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta’s (MJCCA) NAEYC-accredited preschool, making a genuine shofar was, even more, fun than blowing one. Rabbi…

November 2016 Around Town

Join Dunwoody Nature Center for a taste of camping in the forest, without going too far from home. At the November 5 family- focused program, you'll learn some of the camping basics like how to set up and break down tents and how to build and put out a campfire. The educators at DNC will help you plan for the…

October 2016 Around Town

Travelers on the road for business or leisure in the Atlanta area can avoid downtown prices with great lodging deals in Sandy Springs, just minutes from attractions, convention centers and some of the largest Atlanta-based companies. From a busy boardroom to the calm Chattahoochee River, visitors can extend their stay to experience even more of the Metro Atlanta area with…

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Van Michael Salon loves you! Together with Davio’s, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Atlanta and Posh Limousine Service, Van Michael and Lifestyle Publications are offering a Total Makeover Experience to a lucky reader and a friend. The day will begin at Van Michael Salon in Sandy Springs, with a cut, color and makeup for the winning twosome (girlfriends? hubby and wife? the…

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The Sandy Springs Festival returns this September for two days of family–friendly fun on September 17-18. Celebrating 31 years, the Festival the largest fundraiser for Heritage Sandy Springs – the nonprofit organization that saved the original “sandy springs” – and a treasured community event. Each year, thousands of visitors stroll through artists' booths displaying original paintings, pottery, jewelry, and more.…

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CycleBar Dunwoody celebrated its grand opening with community members and the Dunwoody and Sandy Springs Chambers. Commemorating the first CycleBar location in Georgia, guests had the opportunity to take an exclusive look at the studio and participate in a meet and greet with CycleBar’s class instructors, better known as CycleStars. To conclude the evening, employees from UPS participated in a…

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The entire staff of the Dunwoody Police Department is committed to serving the citizens of Dunwoody throughout the year. Once a year, they pause to recognize some of their highest achievers, those officers and civilian staff who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in service to our citizens. Perimeter North Lifestyle salutes these achievers: Officer of the…

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Act3 Arts Academy, the youth division of award-winning theater company Act3 Productions, is conducting auditions for summer workshops for students in kindergarten through college that culminate in a theatrical production. Find out more at Act3Productions.org. All auditions, workshops, and performances take place at the Act3 Playhouse, in Sandy Springs Plaza.

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The Board of Directors of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) has selected Jared Powers as the agency’s next CEO. Powers is currently serving as the agency’s chief program officer, overseeing more than $17 million in programming revenue. Powers has been instrumental in growing the agency’s programming offering, enhancing the quality of programs, and improving customer service. Powers…

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Atlanta’s St. Patrick’s Day parade (March 12, 12 to 1:30 p.m) – started by the city’s Hibernian Benevolent Society – dates back to 1858, making it one of the country’s oldest. Participation in the parade is not just an “Irish thing.” The parade attracts individuals and groups from around the city and the South including clowns, floats, bands, bagpipe and…

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Lifestyle Publications is proud to announce our commitment as media sponsor for the third annual Hope Ball, the American Cancer Society’s Atlanta gala event on April 30 at the Delta Flight Museum. We are partnering with the event chair sponsor, Delta Air Lines, to honor our friend and stage 4 cancer survivor, Jeff Wigbels of Buckhead. There are a variety…