CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER’S A TRIBUTE TO OUR QUIET HEROES

Among the 500-plus people gathered at Flourish Atlanta recently for CURE Childhood Cancer’s 13th annual A Tribute to Our Quiet Heroes luncheon were more than 250 brave mothers of children with cancer.

Hosted by Chris Glavine, the wife of former major leaguer Tom Glavine, and emceed by former 11Alive anchor Jill Becker, the event honored these special women and raised $400,000 to fund critical pediatric cancer research […]

FALL FOR FASHION

Hurricane Irma wasn’t enough to stop the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s efforts to fight hunger; it just postponed them.

When the storm came to town, it pushed the organization’s Fall for Fashion fundraiser back a few weeks, but the delay didn’t damper the spirits of event goers, who were treated to hand massages courtesy of the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta hotel and touch-ups by Cherry Blow Dry Bar. […]

WINE WOMEN & SHOES

The group congregating at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead on a recent fall night were literally putting their best foot forward as they competed in the Best in Shoe contest that was part of the Northside Hospital Foundation’s annual Wine Women & Shoes fundraiser.

More than 200 contestants vied for the coveted Crystal Slipper Award, which was won by Eve Gu, who sported a pair of one-of-a-kind, jeweled, […]

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 […]