Employee Spotlight: Marty Taylor, Show Services Supervisor

Marty Taylor enjoys the unpredictable nature of his job as Show Services Supervisor in the Engineering Department. Taylor spent the early part of his childhood living in a small town outside of Stuttgart, Germany and moved to the U.S. when he was 10 years old. Taylor previously worked as a stage manager in Ohio where […]

Event Spotlight: Southeast Home School Expo

For three days each July, the Cobb Galleria Centre bustles with home schooled children who are visiting with friends while parents and teachers discuss the upcoming school year. The Southeast Home School Expo brings 6,800 members of the home-schooling community together. The Home Educators Encouragement Alliance (HEEA) hosts the expo and is in its 20th […]

Cocktail of the Month: Red Eye

By: Kirsten Gleaves September is here and in the Deep South, that means football!  Since we all know tailgating can start pretty early, next time try serving a Red Eye instead of a Bloody Mary. Here’s what you will need:  Celery Salt Pale Lager Bloody Mary Mix Wedge of Lime Celery Stick Rim a tall […]

Weekly Event Calendar September 8-14, 2014

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 2014: The Original Quilting and Sewing Expo kicks off three days of workshops, classes and shopping all centered around your favorite quilting techniques and supplies! Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ticket information, workshop pricing and schedules can be found here: http://www.sewingexpo.com/QuiltingLIVE.aspx  FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2014: Day two of the Original Quilting […]

Gone Local: Our Increase in Local Food Purchases

Our local food purchases keep growing and growing! Our in-house culinary team continues to increase the amount of local and organic fare used throughout our menus. Regular suppliers of the Centre include Red Mule Grits (Athens), Pure Bliss Organics (Marietta), Ali’s Cookies (Marietta), Royal Produce (Atlanta), and Sir Kensington’s All Natural Ketchup and Mayonnaise (organic […]

I Hate Waste!

By: Kirsten Gleaves I hate waste, I really, really do. And repurposing items destined for the trash gives me a sense of accomplishment. So, when I was disappointed in a glass of wine from a bottle that I had just opened the other night, I thought about what I could do with it. If there […]

Ice Cold Lemonade…For Adults!

By: Kirsten Gleaves Having a cocktail party in August? Here’s a great cocktail to relieve the heat during the dog days of summer! Grown-Up Lemonade: Here’s what you need: ½ cup sugar ½ cup water ½ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice Ice ¾ cup bourbon Club Soda Start by making your simple syrup – measure […]

Welcome to the Cobb Galleria Centre blog!

We have officially joined the world of blogging! We’re excited to debut this new blog, which will be one more way that we will keep you informed about upcoming public events and news at the Centre. But there’s more. This will also be our forum to share recipes, industry tips, and insider info from our […]