DAVIO’S SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY PARTY

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in Buckhead’s Phipps Plaza celebrated its seventh anniversary recently with a big birthday bash.

Owner Steve DiFillippo and Executive Chef Matthew Rosekrans were on hand to welcome the 250-plus guests, including “Atlanta Eats” star Steak Shapiro and Kristin Klingshirn of “The Bert Show.” Klingshirn’s colleagues Brian Moote and Tommy Owen served as emcee and DJ, respectively. Throughout the evening, party goers sipped on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

TORCH GALA

In its 27th year, the Torch Gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead attracted 540 attendees, its largest crowd to date. Benefiting the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), the event pays tribute to the nonprofit’s volunteers, corporate partners and physicians. This year’s honorees included Sandy Springs resident Neal Maziar, the Elvin C. Price Volunteer of the Year, and UCB Inc., the Corporate Citizen of the Year. […]

SIMPLY BUCKHEAD’S WELCOME 2017 PARTY

Nearly 400 people gathered in ADAC’s new event space to celebrate the 6th anniversary of Simply Buckhead and the addition of new members to the Valuestream Media Group family: 17th South and BuckheadView. Produced by Legendary Events, the evening of art, food and philanthropy raised approximately $8,000 for CURE Childhood Cancer through ticket sales, a raffle and 20 percent of art sales. Well-known […]

ANSWER ATLANTA FALL PARTY

Each year, Answer Atlanta selects a local charity and makes a monetary donation of between $15,000 and $20,000 to the nonprofit. The money is raised by the organization’s young business professionals who work to find creative solutions to help those less fortunate in the community. This year, the organization hosted a fall party at American Spirit Works Distillery to raise funds for Next Generation Men (NGM), […]