LATIN FEVER BALL

Now in its 29th year, the Latin Fever Ball proved once again to be one of the most festive fundraisers in town.

More than 630 guests gathered at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta hotel to enjoy plentiful libations and dancing to the tunes of a live Latin orchestra, with costumed stilt walkers, jugglers and other performers adding to the excitement. Attendees also enjoyed a three-course dinner of traditional […]

BLUE ANGELS AWARDS

The second annual, invitation-only Blue Angels Awards, sponsored by premier jeweler Tiffany & Co., were held recently in the Savannah Room at the Four Seasons, where several Atlantans were recognized for their devotion to area philanthropic efforts.

This year’s recipients were Tom and Chris Glavine, Henry and Billye Aaron, Jack Sawyer, Louise Sams, Michelle “Buttercup” Davis, and Harold and Alana Shepherd. Gifts to local charities were made […]

HEARTS OF GOLD

DOING GOOD AND HAVING FUN AT THE ANNUAL ATLANTA HEART BALL

For more than 70 years, hundreds of Heart Balls across the country have raised funds to benefit the American Heart Association. Here in our community, the annual Atlanta Heart Ball has been a beloved tradition since 1981, as people come together to contribute to a good cause and have a good time while they’re at it. […]

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 […]

ONE ENCHANTED EVENING

MEET RUDOLPH AND PALS AT THE CHATTAHOOCHEE NATURE CENTER

Make magical holiday memories with the whole family at the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Enchanted Woodland Wonders event Dec. 10. Children of all ages will have a blast getting to meet live reindeer and experiencing the center’s new winter exhibit, featuring fairy houses and gnome homes. Other highlights include crafts, face painting, marshmallow roasting, story time and more. If […]

DON WE NOW OUR GARISH APPAREL

ANNUAL EVENT EMBRACES THE UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER

Finally, you have a good reason to sport that cheesy Christmas sweater your great-aunt gave you 10 years ago. On Dec. 16, grab your tackiest holiday garb and join hundreds of other revelers for the third annual Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl. This guided Buckhead  area bar tour kicks off at Buckhead Saloon with a registration party featuring raffles and giveaways. […]

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, […]

GET ON BOARD!

HITCH A RIDE ON MACY’S FAMOUS PINK PIG MONORAIL

Patients from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta enjoy the iconic Macy’s Pink Pig at Lenox Square for the first time this season on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 in Atlanta. (John Amis/AP Images for Macy’s)

Kick off the most wonderful time of the year by taking a spin on Priscilla, the 1950s-themed monorail that’s been a cherished Atlanta […]

HALLOWEEN HIJINKS

SPOOKY SPRINGS HAUNTS ABERNATHY GREENWAY PARK AGAIN THIS YEAR

If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Halloween that’s full of treats, not tricks, head to Abernathy Greenway Park in Sandy Springs Oct. 21, when families are welcome to the festive Spooky Springs. There, children of all ages can get their trick-or-treating fill at candy stations, have their faces painted, enjoy tasty eats from local food trucks […]