December 2017 Around Town

Join the City of Sandy Springs for a month-long community lighting event, Sparkle Sandy Springs. Set on the Heritage Sandy Springs Entertainment Lawn, the kick-off event on Sunday, December 3, will feature performances from choral groups, a fire pit, refreshments and much more, perfect for an enchanted evening out. The lighted art installation will “wow” families with seven-foot-tall wooden houses painted and…

JUST FOR JOCKS

If your New Year's resolutions include a declaration to get off the couch and spend more time away from the computer screen, 2018 might be the perfect year to create a better and healthier you. Living in the South provides a change of seasons, but also 12 months of possible outdoors time to not only explore, but expand our hobbies…

Brilliant AND Beautiful

When you walk into Deborah Pizzuro’s new, two-story townhome, you don’t automatically see technology oozing out. That’s because you’re not supposed to see it. Instead, you see a lovely, well-decorated home that happens to have tons of “smart” features seamlessly integrated into the décor.

Give Joy

Morganite and Diamond Dangle Earrings set in 14K Rose Gold from Jewelry Artisans. 4500 Olde Perimeter Way. JewelryArtisans.com/ $1590

Givers

 Dunwoody  Program Director for 
Leadership Sandy Springs  Where she gives: Dunwoody Nature Center, Community Assistance Center, Rep. Karen Handel’s Service Academy Selection Committee

December 2017 Lifestyle Letter

 Happy Hols PNL,  It snowed November 4 in Northern Michigan, dusting my old stomping grounds with the promise of the December holidays. Here in Atlanta, I look for fresh magnolia branches tied with red gingham ribbon and outdoor pots puffed up with red dogwood, vine balls, pine boughs, bittersweet, purple pansies, Redbor kale and cabbages to signal the coming of…

Feed Your Soul with Culinary Connections

 “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” —James Beard   The holiday season is always full of families, friends…and food! As an integral part of our cultures, food is so much more than simple sustenance. From family stories retold every year, to the more traditional history of particular foods and why they are part of our heritage and celebrations—our holiday…

Meet Emily Brenner

A lawyer, a rabbi and a shrink walk into a bar.

Tops for 2017

The year 2017 has been an amazing year for automobiles. From impressive compacts with all-electric engines increasing their distance to muscle-flexing pick-ups providing thrills while lugging heavy loads, car enthusiasts will not forget the last 12 months. Besides the automobiles Driver’s Notebook has featured so far in various publications this year, here are a few more that deserve accolades worth mentioning…