November 2016 Lifestyle Letter

I love the cooler weather, don’t you? Last month, we spent a lot of time outside, at Polo in the Pines (raising tens of thousands for CURE Childhood Cancer) and the (free) Friday Night Hike at the Dunwoody Nature Center. I enjoyed meeting so many of you at these events and look forward to more new friendships in the community.…

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.

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…

Making Work Look Good

Our editor loves good design and anything blue. Check Sue's finds from shops nearby.

Book Fest on 25th Chapter

The Book Festival of the MJCCA will celebrate 25 years of bringing culture and conversation to the greater Atlanta community Best in Literary Voices early this month. Each year, the Book Festival's exceptional repertoire has something to offer all book lovers, bringing more than 13,000 members of the community together to meet, listen to, and engage with their favorite local,…

Making an Impression

Reclaimed Wood is from Georgia Reclaimed. The barn wood on the waiting room beams, foyer trim, and mirror trim is from an early 1900’s barn in Kentucky. The shelving in the waiting room is a corral board from a mid 1900's horse farm in Massachusetts. Accessories from Antiques & Collectibles of Dahlonega, Atlanta Vintage Books, Broad Street Antique Mall (Chamblee),…

Turkey Love

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) was founded in 1973 when there were only an estimated 1.3 million turkeys remaining in the North American wilderness. Since then, NWTF staff and over 350,000 members have worked together to enhance the wild turkey population by conserving upland habitat and preserving hunting heritage. Because of their work, there are currently more than 7…

Kitchens That Make The Cook Look Marvelous

Glasses of wine clinked, conversation filled the air, and delectable hors d'oeuvres were passed during the Sub-Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest announcement at its stunning Southeast showroom headquarters in Buckhead.

Cadillac 2016 CT6 Premium Luxury AWD

With more than a century representing the American auto scene as its most extravagant carmaker, Cadillac’s all-new 2016 CT6 has seamlessly applied state-of-the-art technology into the sleek physique of a large luxury sedan—a revisited body type that once dominated its fleets decades ago.

November 2016 Parting Thoughts

In 2005, the Sparling family decided that a suitable location for our Thanksgiving festivities would be the Monkey Bar in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a dimly lit private club on the edge of Main Street. They transformed the place, where a combined playlist of Motown, 70s and 80s hits and an occasional piano ballad recorded by my late maternal grandfather played…