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

Polo in the Pines

With two months to go, the excitement for Atlanta’s premiere polo event is building, thanks to the energetic and passionate leadership of founder Tina Fowler and her dedicated team of sponsors and supporters. Since the inaugural event in 2012, Polo in the Pines has raised nearly $250,000 with a mission to fund specific cancer research, promote awareness and family support…

Hello Sandy Springs and Dunwoody,

Starting school in August cheats summer. Growing up in the Midwest, we started back after Labor Day, which signaled the end of fun and the beginning of something less fun.

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

Around Town

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.…

Learning to Learn

Beth Ardell and Susie McDaniel were like so many moms. Their kids were having trouble learning and they couldn’t find the right help. Eventually, they realized that metro Atlanta didn’t have anything that would tackle the core reasons why their kids were struggling — until they heard about LearningRx, which was founded by Dr. Ken Gibson more than 25 years…

Looking Back, 
Paying it Forward

We asked some of the schools in our area what notable milestones they hit last year on campus and what priority they will put on community service in the 2016-17 school year.


At first impression, Hyundai’s “Style To Raise The Bar” motto for its all-new 2017 Elantra certainly confirmed validity. Available in three trims—Eco (starting at $17,150), SE ($20,650), and the Limited (beginning at $22,350)—the value Hyundai offers immediately wows considering all of this model’s augmentations from bumper to bumper. Addressing the more curvaceous exterior, the Limited’s standards are plentiful, including its…


Can you think of many things in life better than sinking your teeth into a warm, gooey, fresh-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookie? Well, maybe one thing: knowing that the warm and gooey cookie is made with “better for you ingredients.” But making such a cookie can be a hassle. Rounding up all the ingredients that go into making a “better for…

Thank You for Making a Difference

This is probably similar to what you’re hearing at your house, as well. All they want is to sleep in, hang out with friends, have sleepovers, and be spontaneous rather than returning to strict schedules. And who can blame them? That’s the fun of being a kid and the magic of summertime.