Table for Two

Sean OKeefe Events designed each table with love. Visit the dream team's new location at 2126 Faulkner Rd and tune into Atlanta Bon Vivant on Atlanta and Company every Tuesday for more of Sean's tips on living well. SeanOkeefeEvents.com​

Cooking With Love

Besides the Meadowcreek High School students who are already scheduled to report to her classes throughout the day, it is a regular occurrence for alumni, aspiring chefs, industry professionals and faculty to pay Culinary Arts Instructor Chef Simone Byron a visit. Their reasons for stopping by range from simply saying hello, to getting a dose of Chef Simone’s humorous, yet…

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

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds Lake Oconee

Pulling up the long welcoming driveway to the The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee after a short but taxing drive east from Atlanta, I checked my watch (for the last time, I promised myself) and bolted across the courtyard to the spa. The warm staff showed me to my locker and I changed into the thick robe and spa sandals, sinking…

Have you smiled today?

Did you know that February is National Children's Dental Health Month? For the occasion, our local limelight shines on Dr. Howard of A+ Pediatric Dentistry of Atlanta, where kids always seem to be smiling and can't wait for their next check-up. While in dental school at Howard University, Dr. Jaha Howard had an epiphany. “After completing a rotation in pediatric…

Hello, Dunwoody and Sandy Springs.

Attending a cooking school recently at The Swag resort in the Great Smoky Mountains of Waynesville, NC, I learned NOT to flip a crepe, season from high above the pan and to hold a sharp knife on the blade between my pointer finger and thumb. Chef Bledsoe taught our small and enthusiastic class how to score and sear a duck…

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

Around Town

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…

Al Fresco

Perhaps the reason why Valentine’s Day falls in February is so that we all have the warmth of love to get us through the last month of a cold winter. Isn’t it wonderful to think love could, and often times does, get us through the darkest and dreariest of months and times? But as the years pass it seems Valentine’s…

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

Art Papers 
Art Auction

With a new one-night format and the addition of mobile bidding, the Art Papers 17th Annual Art Auction coming up on February 27, promises to offer more fast-paced art fun than ever. And with Sandy Springs resident Dawn Tresh on board as Chair, the non-profit Art Papers can look forward to drawing new supporters and more attendees. Each year, the…