Welcome to Spring!

When we think about the spring season, we think about many things. We think about beautiful blooming flowers and freshly cut grass. About the warmer weather, longer days and the beautiful melodies of songbirds back from their winter migrations.

March 2017 Around Town

The Cobb Chamber has named Trey Sanders, regional president of Brasfield & Gorrie and a member of the corporate strategic planning team, as its 2018 chairman. Brasfield & Gorrie is the largest general contractor in the Southeast and an engaged chamber member for 30 years. Sanders has been involved in the Cobb Chamber for seven years and served on the…

Bridal Extravaganza of Atlanta Was a Hit at AmericasMart

The aroma of freshly baked wedding cake filled the air as thousands of brides-to-be searched for the perfect dress, 
a photographer with an eye, designers with amazing taste, honeymoons to die for and planners that have ESP. 
Go to BeABride.net for more information about the next event on August 13.

Market Fresh

The great thing about spring is that it inspires us to venture outside. Whether to play catch at the park or to dine alfresco, spring is also a great time to check out your local farmers market. 
Marietta Square Farmers Market, located in the heart of Marietta, vibrates with an energy that will inspire the foodie in all of us.…

2017 Festival Guide

The Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival is coming to Atlanta in March with its unique menu of beer, bourbon and barbecue items. The festival touts an impressive number of products—60 beers, 40 bourbons and lots of barbecue. There are a few ticket options from regular admission to VIP. Children under 12 are free, but this is an adult-oriented event. Probably…

World Children’s Center

“Be still and know that I am God,” a familiar verse from Psalm 46, was one of many scriptures that gave John Clause comfort when he faced the daunting task of serving orphaned children in East Africa. Clause is an entrepreneurial, innovative and passionate national and global nonprofit leader with a background in real estate and law. He was the…


Walking through the entrance to iFly is akin to walking into a time machine. You will get a sense that you just stepped into the future or perhaps stumbled upon a space station. After your check-in, which is a breeze featuring the most up-to-date technology, you proceed to get your flight suit.

Ray’s on the River – Wildflower Salad

No matter where you live, spring brings with it a love of all things floral. Besides being pretty to look at, they make for lovely ingredients to brighten up dishes. Here is a recipe you can make at home to embrace spring’s floral offerings.


Beautycounter will be turning only 3 years old on March 3, but the company has already made an impact in the cosmetic industry. Although not required by U.S. law to do so, the beauty brand has banned over 1,500 questionable and harmful ingredients that can be linked to cancer, hormone disruption, asthma, organ toxicity, infertility and more. The benefit corporation…