Happy June, Dunwoody and Sandy Springs

 Men, men, men.    Brothers, fathers, uncles, grandfathers, husbands, boyfriends, friends who are boys. Sons.  I love them all.

Fashion Goes Global

Every year the Drake House provides emergency housing and services for more than 50 women and their children, 41 percent of whom are from Sandy Springs.  To help support its work, the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber Women’s Business Network is sponsoring a fashion show June 9 at UPS global headquarters.

Givers

Some give to keep the memory of a friend or pet alive. Some give because they have received so much. Some give because they want to help find solutions. Regardless of their motivation, the men and women in our community who volunteer regularly are our inspiration to be more, do more and give more.

How Second Opinions and Friendships Saved Dunwoody Woman

Alex Hawkins grew up on the Chattahoochee River in Dunwoody, making memories with her family at the Dunwoody Country Club and worshipping at Dunwoody Baptist Church. In high school, she worked at Dunwoody Animal Medical Center then graduated from Auburn University, choosing to launch her career in Buckhead, setting up an apartment and network of friends. Last October, she reached…

Milkweed is More Than Just A Pretty Weed

Every year 100 million monarch butterflies make an extraordinary journey, some of them traveling all the way from Canada to the Transvolcanic Mountains in Mexico, where they spend the winter. However, these major pollinators in American gardens, fields and farms and a critical element in our food supply are disappearing and could soon become an endangered species. In the last…

Blumberg Believes in ZERO

Prostate cancer is a disease that will affect one in seven American men in their lifetime. That is one in seven fathers, husbands, brothers, sons, grandfathers, partners and friends who will be diagnosed with the disease. For Joe Blumberg, executive director of The Men's Health and Wellness Center, the issue hits close to home. Joe was diagnosed with prostate cancer when he…

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.  

June 2015 Around Town

Planet Beach Dunwoody is Perimeter North's newest concept to day spas. They are a full service, unlimited fully automated spa. "Spabiotics" is a unique term invented by Planet Beach to represent the merging of spa services and robotics. This new blended word represents the use of fully-automated push button spa services and products that are used to enhance the experience. The…

Feel the Force of Buckhead Exec’s Man Cave

Xenoarchaeology is the study of vanished off world, science fiction cultures through the artifacts they leave behind. Rob Maxam is an authority.

Meet Dennis Milton Byron

Greetings everyone. My name is Dennis Malcolm Byron and have been fortunate to contribute to Lifestyle Publications for more than two years covering automobiles, travel, interesting people, shooting covers, and every so often disclosing the wonders of beer under my alias Ale Sharpton. When I happened to invite my father, Dennis Milton Byron, to one of our magazine’s celebratory functions,…

2015 Nissan Juke NISMO RS

When the all-new Nissan Juke hit the streets back in 2010, its rave reviews for both this 5-door hatchback’s sporty, street-terrorizing performance, and curvy, revolutionary exterior compared to other run-of-the-mill hatchbacks confirmed it was here to stay. Now coming in three different trims depending on the Clydesdales under the hood and physical enhancements—the Juke, Juke NISMO and Juke NISMO RS…

Hang It Up

Move over fashionistas!  Men are taking over this issue and one space where they shouldn’t cut corners is their closet. Men who care about what they wear and how they wear it (no wrinkles, please!), can treat themselves to a closet where there’s a place for everything, and put everything in its place.