Crazy Over Omakase

Yakitori Jinbei serves Korean cuisine with a Japanese twist. Make ordering-in an experience with the Omakase bento box, which includes a chef’s choice of sushi roll, six pieces of nigiri and sashimi sampler. Omakase means “I’ll leave it up to you” in Japanese. Orders must be placed two days in advance. Details: 2421 Cobb Pkwy. […]

Congrats to 30 Years, Chicago’s!

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Chicago’s Steak and Seafood has become a neighborhood staple for warm hospitality and delicious food, like the bone-in pork chop with peach brandy sauce and garlic mashed potatoes. Make it the perfect pair with one of their signature cocktails. Details: 4401 Shallowford Rd.,

Brunch with the Best

McCray’s Tavern just opened its newest location in East Cobb, with a weekend brunch menu that is a source of tasty items. Start your morning with some fresh chilaquiles, featuring chicken, tortillas, a sunny-side-up egg, avocado, crema, salsa verde and cotija cheese. Details: 4880 Lower Roswell Rd.,, Ste. 850.

Donate Plasma, Save a Life

If you’ve recently recovered from COVD-19, your plasma could help make a difference in someone else’s fight with this deadly virus. LifeSouth, a nonprofit community blood bank that serves Alabama, Florida and Georgia, is searching for survivors to donate convalescent plasma to aid in the treatment of COVID-19. Several donation sites are available throughout East Cobb, […]

Aloha to Aging’s Virtual Wine-Tasting Fundraiser

Aloha to Aging has been offering engaging programming for seniors as well as support services to caregivers since 2009. On March 23 it is partnering with Deep Roots Wine Market & Tasting Room for a virtual wine-tasting fundraiser. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. with ten percent of all sales donated to Aloha to Aging. Tasting kits can be purchased through the organization’s website. Details:

Donate Food and More to MUST Ministries

Breaking the cycle of poverty takes layers of intervention—food and clothing assistance, referrals and job development, not to mention housing. MUST Ministries provides services for all of these needs, as well as an on-site classroom and computer lab at their Marietta campus, to better the lives of families in need throughout Cobb and Cherokee. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their […]

Lasagna Love For Everyone

Started at the beginning of the pandemic by one concerned mom, Lasagna Love has grown into a national movement with thousands of people cooking and delivering meals to local families in need. East Cobb resident Kirsten Glaser is one of those Lasagna Mamas, co-leading all of Georgia. Kirsten and her team are always accepting help, whether it’s cooking lasagna or just donating. Details:

Little League Star’s Memory Lives On

Last April, tragedy struck when 11-year-old Blake Mahoney was killed in an accident. An avid baseball player, Blake’s family has decided to keep his memory alive through the sport he loved most by creating a scholarship in his name. Starting this season, the Blake Mahoney Scholarship will be awarded to financially-strained players in the East Marietta National […]

Unique Jewelry Crafted in Georgia

Looking for an accessory that’s uniquely you? Take a peek at the hand-painted jewelry by rural Georgia artist Elaine Burge, available at Willow Park Boutique. Available in several color palettes, these beautiful, bold accessories make great statement pieces. Details: 255 Village Pkwy., Ste. 170.,

Workouts for Both Mom and Baby

Whether you have a baby on the way or are struggling to make time for you with a new little one, FIT4MOM Marietta gets it and is here to provide you with community and accountability. Sign up for outdoor classes specifically made for moms like Stroller Strides and Stroller Barre, where you can bring baby […]