TAKEO SPIKES BEHIND THE MASK VIP PARTY

Takeo Spikes, who was an all-star linebacker in the NFL for 15 years, recently celebrated a major off-thefield victory: the publication of his first book, Behind the Mask.

More than 150 friends and acquaintances joined the two-time Pro Bowl player at The Estate in Buckhead to commemorate the new book, which features interviews with some of the game’s greatest linebackers, including Hall-of-Famers Mike Singletary and the late […]

OLDIES BUT GOODIES

TIMELESS MUSIC ACTS MAKE APPEARANCES AT CHASTAIN

Relive your youth this summer with the throwback acts playing at Chastain Park Amphitheatre’s annual Delta Live Nation Concert Series. The intimate outdoor Buckhead venue hosts some of music’s biggest names across every genre, but this year’s lineup includes a heavy dose of nostalgia, starting with British rockers The Moody Blues on July 23. Foreigner (above) headlines on July 29, […]

LET FREEDOM RING

THE AJC PEACHTREE ROAD RACE IS 48 AND GOING STRONG

More than 60,000 runners and around 150,000 spectators will take to Buckhead’s main artery on July 4 for the 48th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, Atlanta’s largest annual event and one of the nation’s biggest 10K races. The course starts at Lenox Square shopping center and makes its way past the Cathedral of St. Philip, where […]

CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER’S BELIEVE BALL

For the fourth year in a row, CURE Childhood Cancer’s Believe Ball hosted some 600 guests at the St. Regis hotel in Buckhead.

Those attending the black tie affair were treated to a three-course meal catered by the hotel, along with wine donated by Treasury Wine Estates. Christine and Tom Glavine co-hosted the night, held in honor of CURE’s founder, Dr. Abdel Ragab. The evening consisted of […]

MAKING A SPLASH

PASS THE POPCORN FOR BROOKHAVEN’S MOVIES BY THE POOL

Cool off this summer with a fun night out for the whole gang. As part of its annual Dive-In Movie Nights event, the city of Brookhaven will play The Secret Life of Pets on the big screen July 14 at Briarwood Park’s outdoor pool. The animated film, which tells a cute story about how pets behave while their […]

BARK FIFTH AVE. GRAND REOPENING

Ashley Harris-Carestia, owner of Bark Fifth Ave., the local purveyor of upscale canine couture, recently pulled out all the stops to celebrate the shop’s new location on Maple Drive.

More than 250 guests, several of whom were accompanied by their four-legged friends, walked the red carpet. The list included event hostess Kari Wells, formerly of “Married to Medicine”; Olga Yuditsky of doggie fashion line Orostani Couture; and […]

BENTLEY 10 EXPERIENCE

Amid the gorgeous artworks adorning the walls of the Hathaway Gallery, close to 200 people gathered recently at an event celebrating Greg Mabry and his 10-year role as the brand custodian for Bentley Atlanta.

The Bentley 10 Experience also helped raise funds for Year Up, an organization that provides underprivileged youth the skills and expertise needed to maximize their potential. One of Year Up’s students, Carmen Buezo, who currently has an internship at Bridgevine doing […]

BROOKWOOD HILLS TOUR OF HOMES PATRON PARTY

Lee and Kevin Kleinhelter’s fabulous Buckhead home, whose design they describe as “a modern take on Dutch West Indies,” was an apropos setting for the recent Brookwood Hills Tour of Homes Patron Party. Some 125 guests were in attendance for the outdoor evening event, which was a prelude to the biennial tour, notable this year for having included the personal residences of nationally recognized architects Stan […]

DRINK UP

ANNUAL BEER FEST RETURNS TO BROOKHAVEN

Get the summertime fun brewing with a visit to the Brookhaven Beer Fest. The celebration brings together the chance to sample more than 200 local and national beers and wines with live music, a DJ and local food trucks with bites for purchase. Local crafters and brews that are scheduled to appear include Atlanta’s Sweet- Water and Monday Night, Marietta’s Red […]

LET THERE BE LIGHT

LANTERN FESTIVAL BRINGS LOCALS TO LIGHT UP THE RIVER

Pack your flashlights! The Sandy Springs Lantern Parade is back for its second year. The event was created by local artist Chantelle Rytter, producer of the popular BeltLine and Decatur lantern events. The parade of colorful lights travels from North Springs United Methodist Church downhill to Morgan Falls Overlook Park on the evening of June 10. Local food […]