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…

Best Of Awards Party

Congratulations to the readers choice award winners who partied at the Square One Apartments in Sandy Springs last month. Fabulous food by Talk of the Town, swag by RC Engravables. Look for the BEST OF logo where you do business and congratulate them. Photography by Fredrik Brauer.

Nature Celebrated

More than 400 guests attended the Dunwoody Nature Center's Monarchs & Margaritas, with music by Wesley Cook, tapas by Alon's, margaritas and mojitos. The evening was sponsored by Oldcastle and SCUF Gaming and raised more than $100,000 for the Center and scholarships for Title I school field trips. DunwoodyNature.org

Cars & ‘Q 2017

The 8th annual Cars & 'Q charity car show celebrated a sold-out crowd on April 29th! Thanks to the incredible support of our community, the event raised a whopping $324,918 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation!

Dunwoody Scouts

Dunwoody's Pack 494 Cub Scouts hosted their annual Blue & Gold Banquet at the Mill Glen Swim & Tennis Clubhouse. More than 40 families were in attendance to celebrate the American Treasures theme, highlighting the charitable efforts of the Pack with dancing, games and a cake competition.

Dr. Lile Welcomed

Aesthetic Specialty Centre welcomed Dr. Laura Lile to the med spa practice with a special event. She specializes in wellness and anti-aging, bioidentical hormone replacement, non-invasive treatments and more. 30% off sunscreens and complimentary skin cancer screening for readers in May, Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. ASC-PSD.com

GOCA’s Big Night

The seventh annual Shaken, Not Stirred Gala, presented by Northside Hospital Cancer Institute at the Delta Flight Museum, raised more than $270,000 for the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance to support education and awareness programs throughout the state. Dinner by Les Dames d'Escoffier International. Photos Fredrik Brauer. GAOvarianCancer.org

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.…

Captain Planet

The Captain Planet Foundation presented its 25th annual Benefit Gala, one of the Southeast’s largest eco-benefits recognizing people for extraordinary environmental stewardship and change-making, raising funds for the Foundation’s mission to support hands-on environmental projects and environmental learning strategies through grant giving and programs.

Junior Citizens

Kingsley Charter Elementary School students had a chance to speak with Mayor Shortal and Police Chief Bill Grogan as well as tour the various departments at Dunwoody City Hall to learn about their City and government.

Harvest for a Cure

Benefiting the National MS Society of Georgia, Atlanta's top chefs, pastry chefs and sommeliers donated time and talent for an evening of tasting and art at Mason Fine Art Gallery. Photography Sue G. Collins. NationalMSSociety.org

Covenant House Speaks

Local leaders in business and government Sleep Out for one night in solidarity for homeless youth. Despite the cold temperatures, supporters were armed with a cardboard box and a sleeping bag. CovenantHouseGa.org

Book Fest Opening

The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta 25th Book Fest launched with a visit from author and musical legend, 
Kenny Loggins. The Fest is powered by volunteers.

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

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

Forest Fun

The Dunwoody Nature Center's popular public art exhibit #HoosintheForest features the whimsical creations of artist Salley McInerney. Check out the DNC winter break camps for kids. Dunwoodynature.org

Northside Gives

Personal care items were collected for Georgia’s homeless veterans during the fifth annual Stand Up for Stand Down. Northside Hospital volunteers assembled 2,000 comfort bags.

Ex-Wives Guide to Divorce

Local authors Valerie Shepherd (Perimeter North writer!) and Holiday Miller celebrated making lemonade out of lemons with the release of their much anticipated book The Ex-Wives Guide to Divorce, from Skyhorse Publishing. Guests and fans of the ex-wives {once married to the same man!} enjoyed merriment at historic Naylor Hall.

Sean O’Keefe Events

Sean O'Keefe Events launched its new event design, floral, and television studio at 2126 Faulkner Road. Food by Doraku, Capital Grille Atlanta, Sweet Cheats, diAmano Chocolate, Piece of Cake. Sean's new studio and workshop promises to be an incredible resource for corporate, social, and charity events. Complimentary consultations. SeanOkeefeEvents.com

Howard’s Smiles

The staff at A+ Pediatric Dentistry brought (good looking) smiles to patients and friends at a summer celebration at their Vinings practice. Dr Jaha Howard is enthusiastic about exceptional dental care and ensuring the kids are having fun. AtlantaKidSmiles.com

Polo in the Pines

Founders, collaborators, friends and sponsors toasted to the success of the 2016 Polo in the Pines, planned for Oct 8-9. Sean O’Keefe Events along with co-chairs, Tina Fowler and Jennifer Bonner raised a glass at the Atlanta Polo Club. The event benefits CURE Childhood Cancer. Sponsorship opportunities available! PoloInThePines.com

Lantern Parade

On June 18, lanterns illuminated Morgan Falls Road for the inaugural Sandy Springs Lantern Parade. A celebration of the Chattahoochee and its deep roots in Sandy Springs. High Country paddlers concluded the event “taking it to the river” with a floating lantern display of turtles, frogs, lilies and an alligator. Photography by Kevin Garrett

Hope Ball

The American Cancer Society hosted the Hope Ball at the Delta Flight Museum raising close to $600,000, with $130,000 for lung cancer research in honor of Hope Award recipient Jeff Wigbels. Guests enjoyed the All-Star Celebrity Band, Kendra Scott jewelry and fantastic auction items. Marcus Krause Photography

Monarch Ball

Monarchs & Margaritas [& Moonshine] provided an entertaining theme for 400 guests who attended the annual fundraiser for the Nature Center, marking its return to Dunwoody Park after a 7-year absence.

Van Michael Goes Global

Van Michael Salon again welcomed more than 50 stylists, owners and entrepreneurs from Japan's hottest hair salons. Van Michael is a global powerhouse, teaching the newest techniques and sharing knowledge through these annual symposiums. The visitors pump thousands into the local economy, too! Photography by Scott Areman

Steeplechase + Lifestyle

Atlanta Steeplechase welcomed Lifestyle Publications to the trackside party, with sponsors JR Revelry Distillery, Champion Security, Sub Zero, Aesthetic Specialty Centre and Atlanta Face and Body sponsoring, with Golsen Dentistry supporting 
the lively fundraiser for Bert's Big Adventure. Photos by Scott Areman

Chamber Gathers

Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber welcomed members and guests at the recent luncheon.

6th GA Ovarian Cancer Flies High

Shaken, Not Stirred, presented by Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, dazzled 700 at the Delta Flight Museum, raising $250,000 for the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance to support education, awareness and the Bag of Hope program. Honorees were Mary Bernier, a 22-year-survivor and Mary Tipton Carter, 9-year-old survivor. Liz Erikson Photography

Atlanta Face and Body Event

Atlanta Face and Body Center welcomed guests at their SculpSure "Don't Love Your Love Handles" event. Low Country Catering provided snacks and MSA Entertainment provided tunes. Lifestyle Publications proudly attended.
 AtlantaFaceAndBody.com

Beautiful Faces

Tucked just off Old Alabama Road, Aesthetic Specialty Centre hosted "Love the Skin You're In" in their redesigned glamorous office. The event featured a ribbon cutting, demonstrations, delicious food and drinks from local Alpharetta spots while celebrating their accomplished doctors Dr. Marc Yune and Dr. Walker. ASC-PSD.com

Hot Chili in the House

Mill Glen Swim and Tennis Club hosted its 2nd Annual Chili Cook Off. The coveted "Golden Spoon" Crowd's Choice Award was passed to this year's winner of both Judge's Choice and Taster's Choice awards, Teresa Acosta. 
Photography Sue G. Collins

Around Town

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…

Seeing Red on 30A

Celebrating its silver anniversary, the SEASIDE® Seeing Red Wine Festival earns recognition as a “Top 10 Can’t-Miss Fall Wine Festival” by Fodor’s Travel. As loyal attendees we agree, just a short drive from Atlanta, it is by far our favorite event year after year. Photography STM Photography

Jim Ellis Porsche Parties

Founded in 1971, Jim Ellis Automotive Group celebrated its new Porsche Atlanta Perimeter store, a state-of-the-art, 44,000-square-foot facility. The new showroom boasts iPad stations, a golf simulator, café, a giant video wall, Customer Design Center, indoor delivery center and an 18-car showroom. PorscheAtlantaPerimeter.com

Springmont Lucky Potluck & Program

Springmont School’s International Night celebrated the cultures of the world, water and school diversity. All of this year’s songs celebrated water in some form or another—rain, rivers and streams; the ocean; rainbows that come after rain; 
and even our own tears.

Ian’s Friends Gather

Ian’s Friends Foundation supporters raised funds for pediatric brain tumor research at the Evening of Inspiration, IFF’s largest fundraising event at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta. More than $1.2 million will be directed to IFF’s 15 research labs located at 9 
institutions across the US. IansFriendsFoundation.com

GOCA in Style

Sandy Springs-based Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance and the Ovarian Cancer Institute benefitted from an evening of fashion, shopping and noshing at Tootsie's. The sixth annual event recognized, honored and remembered those women affected by ovarian cancer. Models featured in the fashion show included ovarian cancer patients and survivors from the Atlanta area. GAOvarianCancer.org

Wellness Forever

Wellness Within Your Walls is a locally-launched initiative to bring sustainability to the interior design and home building trades. Laura Turner Seydel and her husband Rutherford Seydel hosted a reception for the newly appointed British ambassador for the initiative, based in Buckhead. Jillian Pritchard Cooke co-hosted. WellnessWithinYourWalls.com

Books on Parade

  Whitefield Academy celebrated I Love to Read week with its adorably fun Red Tricycle parade, and lowerschool students brought their favorite children’s book characters to life in a magnificent and colorful display of costumes.

Falcons Inside Scoop

Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce welcomed Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay who shared the inside story on the team's season, future and new home. Photography Amy Kahn

Fashion and Fundraising

For 23 years, Atlanta's most beautiful and generous flank the runway at Jeffrey Fashion Cares, raising funds for Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and Atlanta AIDS Fund, held this year at Phipps Plaza. Photography Ben Rose

Movies By Moonlight

The summer outdoor movie series by Leadership Sandy Springs opened with "Big Hero 6" on the lawn of Sandy Springs United Methodist Church Activities Center, with features concessions, games, giveaways, and food trucks. Photography Anne Boatwright

September 2015 Around Town

We've got a bit of sports fever this month and are offering your family a chance to win a Braves package including four terrace level seats, parking pass and access to the 755 Club for the October 1 game against the Washington Nationals. Go to PerimeterNorthLifestyle.com and click on the banner to enter.

Through A Child’s Eyes Annual Gala

The event at The Buckhead Club raised more than $75,000 for Springmont. Also, Springmont Upper Elementary students in Livia Osorio and Ellen Boecker’s classes partnered with Keep North Fulton Beautiful for an e-waste recycling project. Springmont.com

Lawyers for Good

Attorneys and friends gathered at Capital Grille Atlanta to announce and celebrate the launch of the fundraising campaign for Civil Lawyers Against World Sex Slavery's first event on September 24 at the Atlanta History Center. SeanOkeefeEvents.com for details.

Dolls and Gals

Every summer for the last few years, I’ve made a summer playlist that I listen to at the beach, while work on this magazine, during runs in the wood or over tall cold pink drinks on the porch with friends.

Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School Fun Fundraiser

The HIES Parents’ Association gathered for “An Evening in Margaritaville” to raise funds for school projects such as the new Upper School Math, Science & Commons Building, the Annual Fund, and specific projects like the laptop program, playground equipment purchases and financial aid.