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Jeffrey Fashion Cares marks 23rd year, to benefit 2 nonprofits
Buckhead will be a little bit more stylish Monday night as models, designers and fashion-conscious Atlantans converge on the newly-renovated Phipps Plaza for the 23rd annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares e...
August 25, 2015 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area provides abundance of fall festivals
As fall approaches, multiple festivals are coming up in Atlanta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs to the joy of all residents and will vary in themes and sizes. The events celebrate food, mus...
August 25, 2015 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tourney for TurningPoint to benefit breast cancer nonprofit
Tom Purcell got involved with the Tourney for TurningPoint, a fundraiser for TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation in Sandy Springs, when it was being planned five years ago. “Like a lot of peo...
August 25, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Bodies hosting Angels Among Us Pet Rescue benefit
On Aug. 30 Stellar Bodies, a gym with locations in Buckhead and Midtown, will donate 50 percent of the day’s proceeds to Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. Residents are asked to bring their pets with the...
August 22, 2015 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local barbecue joints are booming
Barbecue is known to be one of the authentic tastes of the South and several local restaurants take it as a craft. Barbecue joints in Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs specialize in taking the...
August 20, 2015 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local yoga studios cultivating health, wellness
Different disciplines and Eastern health philosophies are on the rise in this part of the world, with alternative medicine and yoga becoming a lifestyle. Brookhaven, Buckhead and Sandy Springs are ...
August 20, 2015 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local after-school program makes difference
LaAmistad, a Buckhead-based nonprofit, brings literacy to low-income, underserved Hispanic immigrants. What started as an after-school program at the Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Buckhead, by B...
August 20, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broadway brings Detroit sound to Fox Theatre
The Fox Theatre in Midtown opened its doors Tuesday night to the hits of the first national “Motown The Musical” tour. Running through Sunday, it is the final play in the Fifth Third Bank Broadway ...
August 20, 2015 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elvis Show to benefit Buckhead resident with ALS
Rob Jordan’s Elvis Show is coming out of retirement — for a good cause. Up until 2011, Jordan annually performed his show, a concert at Smith’s Olde Bar near Ansley Park, in which he would dress up...
August 19, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead's Eats and Beats breaks records
The organizers of the fourth annual Eats and Beats benefit last week at the Buckhead Theatre said it was their most successful one in the event’s short history. Nearly 1,000 people attended the fun...
August 19, 2015 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kosher Food & Wine Festival coming to downtown Atlanta
Gourmet. Artisanal. Organic. And kosher? Prepare to shift any preconceptions one may have about kosher food. The inaugural Kosher Food & Wine Atlanta festival is set for Aug. 27 with a host of hand...
August 19, 2015 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead's 521 Kitchen & Que offers Summer Samplings
In the past I have favored pulled pork but now I’m a brisket man. Friday night my wife Maggie and I were invited to the Summer Samplings dinner at 521 Kitchen & Que, a barbecue restaurant located o...
August 14, 2015 10:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Buckhead salons style individuals for season
    by Erika Wells
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    07.30.15 - 08:00 am
  • Legoland Mini-display offers enormous adventures
    by Erika Wells
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    07.30.15 - 07:44 am
  • Buckhead author reflects on life in Mexico through poetry
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    07.29.15 - 04:35 pm
  • Local exhibit honors World War II veterans
    With the 70-year anniversary of the Allied Forces’ victory over Japan this Friday, last week Belmont Village Senior Living in Sandy Springs inaugurated the “American Heroes: Portraits of Service” e...
    August 12, 2015 06:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Midtown venue to host up to 55,000 this weekend
    An art-packed park will welcome residents to the sixth annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival this weekend. The event will take place Saturday and Sunday and is anticipated to be as popular as last yea...
    August 12, 2015 06:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nina McLemore to appear at Buckhead boutique
    Nina McLemore, founder of 14 designer women’s clothing stores across the nation, will make a two-day personal appearance at her Buckhead boutique Aug. 19 and 20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. This personal...
    August 12, 2015 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Retired Sandy Springs doctor on a mission
    Dr. Goodman Basil “G.B.” Espy III wants to set the record straight. He is not retired but on sabbatical. The Sandy Springs resident and obstetrician/gynecologist retired from active medical practic...
    August 12, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Annual event to raise money for lung cancer research
    Free to Breathe, a Madison, Wis.-based national nonprofit, will host the sixth annual Atlanta Free to Breathe Run Walk Aug. 22 at 8 a.m. at Piedmont Park in Midtown. The organization is comprised o...
    August 12, 2015 12:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead teen organizes fun run for Atlanta Humane Society
    The sixth annual Kingswood Fun Run will take place Saturday at 8 a.m. in Buckhead’s Kingwood subdivision. The event, organized by Kingswood teenager Haley Hooper, will benefit the Atlanta Humane So...
    August 12, 2015 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘Aesop’s Fables’ coming to Center for Puppetry Arts
    The Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown will present five tales of fun and friendship in “The Tortoise, the Hare and Other Aesop’s Fables.” On stage Thursday through Sept. 20, this piece takes chil...
    August 12, 2015 12:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Bloomingdale's to host reception to introduce Hobbs London
    The Bloomingdale’s location at Lenox Square mall in Buckhead will host a special reception Thursday at 11 a.m. to introduce British fashion line Hobbs London to Atlanta. British Consul Gen. Jeremy ...
    August 10, 2015 08:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ rehearsals begin
    The Alliance Theatre in Midtown Friday announced rehearsals have started for its upcoming production of the classic 1960s drama "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest," by Dale Wasserman and based on the...
    August 10, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Eats and Beats event to benefit two nonprofits
    About 800 to 1,000 people are expected to attend the fourth annual Beats and Eats benefit at The Buckhead Theatre Aug. 13. The event features music from ’70s/’80s light rock tribute band Yacht Rock...
    August 06, 2015 09:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Party to benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
    The most casual gala of the year is back and ready for young professionals to have fun and be charitable at the same time. The fifth annual Summer Sizzle party will take place at Summerour Studio i...
    August 05, 2015 06:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local woman turns cancer remission into wellness mission
    Jennifer Lingvall, a production event expert, found her way back to herself with nontraditional medicine after being diagnosed with triple negative Stage I breast cancer at 31. The Buckhead residen...
    August 05, 2015 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Atlanta students voice English-language learning game
    by Erika Wells
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    07.24.15 - 10:32 pm