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Simon malls announce holiday hours

Simon malls announce holiday hours

(WXIA) -- Atlanta-area Simon shopping centers announced enhanced holiday season opening hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers.

Lenox Square, Mall of Georgia, Northlake Mall and Town Center at Cobb will be open from 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving) through 1 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28 to kick off the holiday shopping season. These malls will re-open at 6 a.m. on “Black Friday,” Nov. 28, and will close at 10 p.m. that evening. Select retailers in each mall will be open between 1 a.m. and 6 p.m. For information on store holiday hours, please visit each retailer’s individual websites.

Phipps Plaza will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27, but will open at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 28 for “Black Friday” and close at 10 p.m. that evening.

North Georgia Premium Outlets and Calhoun Premium Outlets will be open from 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 27 through 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28.

Phipps Plaza unwraps holiday magic with new decor

Phipps Plaza unwraps holiday magic with new decor

ATLANTA -- The holiday season has officially hit the corner of Peachtree Street and Lenox Road, and Phipps Plaza is poised to spread the seasonal cheer. To complement its festive Court of the South where Santa parks his sleigh each year, the Southeast’s premier shopping destination is proud to display new holiday décor that truly captures the essence of the holidays and helps shoppers celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.

Phipps Plaza’s new décor features traditional holiday colors and highlights the property’s new interior improvements as part of its ongoing, extensive renovation. White garland, twinkling white LED lights and festive ornaments of green, red and silver will accompany the fresh new look and feel of the mall. Upgraded LED lighting, new paint and warm wood accents are among the major improvements shoppers will enjoy this holiday season.

Lenox Square teams up with Fashion Project

Lenox Square teams up with Fashion Project

ATLANTA -- Select Simon malls, including Lenox Square, are teaming up with Fashion Project to offer mall guests the opportunity to donate their gently worn clothing to benefit charitable causes. Fashion Project is the premiere online clothing donation service committed to using fashion as a force for good.

Through Nov. 10, Lenox Square shoppers can pick up a Donation Bag at Simon Mall Guests Services which is located on the mall’s main level in between David Yurman and Coach or request one online at fashionproject.com/simon.

Phipps Plaza introduces Steinway Piano Galleries

Phipps Plaza introduces Steinway Piano Galleries

ATLANTA -- Phipps Plaza is excited to announce the recent addition of Steinway Piano Galleries to its impressive retail roster.

“Upon visiting Phipps Plaza for the first time, I knew it was the perfect fit for Steinway Piano Galleries,” said Ron Losby, president of Steinway & Sons.  “We’re thrilled about our new location and to be able to serve the Atlanta community in such an upscale environment.”

The recently opened 2,626 square foot store is located on the second level in the Court of the South with a unique selection of Steinway-designed pianos. Since 1853, Steinway & Sons has been hand-crafting the finest pianos in the world from its factory in New York, where the company was founded. Steinway is the piano choice for over nine out of 10 performing concert artists each year. 

Phipps Plaza, 'Marie Claire' collaborate on SHOES FIRST Shopping Guide

Phipps Plaza, 'Marie Claire' collaborate on SHOES FIRST Shopping Guide

ATLANTA -- Phipps Plaza is one of four locations nationwide announcing the release of an exclusive SHOES FIRST Shopping Guide, inspired by Marie Claire creative director Nina Garcia’s famous fashion philosophy that “every amazing outfit first starts with a fabulous pair of shoes.”

Showcasing the season’s most covetable heels, boots, and flats, the SHOES FIRST Shopping Guide, a portable print booklet available at Guest Services and participating retailers, features the latest looks from stores at Phipps Plaza including Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Giuseppe Zanotti, Cole Haan, Vince and Bally (select styles available for purchase at Phipps Plaza).

Pike Nurseries to host Gardenfest event

Pike Nurseries to host Gardenfest event

ATLANTA –- As an official kickoff to the fall season, Pike Nurseries is hosting its annual Gardenfest event on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at all garden center locations.

While stocking up on autumn essentials, guests can take advantage of store-wide specials throughout the evening! All regular price items (excluding grills, propane, sod, pine straw, gift cards and services) will be 20 percent off. Customers can also enjoy complimentary wine tastings and appetizers.

Please visit www.pikenursery.com for local store information.

Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmers Market ends season Aug. 27

Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmers Market ends season Aug. 27

FULTON COUNTY, ga. -- On Wednesday, August 27 at 10 a.m., Fulton County Cooperative Extension will celebrate the successful fourth season of the Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market. This year, the program provided approximately 31.5 tons of fresh produce to more than 6,900 residents in 24 Fulton County communities.

The celebration will take place at Berean seventh Day Adventist Church located at 291 Hamilton E. Holmes Drive, Atlanta and is open to all Fulton County residents.

The closing ceremony will include comments from Chairman John Eaves, Fulton County Board of Commissioners and Valeria Pickard, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Fulton Fresh was founded in 2011 as part of Fulton County’s continuous effort to address health disparities. Communities served by the seasonal program benefit from the delivery of fresh produce, nutrition education and were taught how to prepare tasty, healthy meals with the produce they received.