It might be weird to do a blog entry about a movie theater, but just as Galaxy Cinema isn't the typical movie theater, its concession stand isn't the typical concession stand. Sure, they'll have the standard popcorn, soda, and candy, but that's just a sampling of what they offer your movie experience.
Galaxy Cinema is one of a handful of independent theaters in the Triangle area. While other theaters provide stadium seating and blockbuster hits such as Kevin James hanging out with gorillas, Galaxy offers independent, foreign, Bollywood, and classic films with conventional seating.
When I found Galaxy Cinema I was initially impressed that they served beer. The juvenile in me relished in the idea that this was somehow rebellious. The beer selection is not just the usual suspects (PBR, Yuegling, Miller Light) but Stella Artios, Newcastle, and a collection of Indian brews that brings depth to the selection. Along with the beer, they also have a couple of choices of wine and a full service espresso bar. Try to find that next time your checking out the latest White Chicks movie at Crossroads 20.
|Sweet Jane's Bakery cookie|
This particular Friday was the first showing of the documentary Page One. With Sara being a huge journalism geek, I figured it would be a fun date night activity. Unfortunately it happened to be the same week their cookie supplier was out of town, thus leaving only their peanut butter cookie left. The cookies at Galaxy Cinema (from Sweet Jane's Bakery) had long been my favorite until Escazu decided to blow up that market. The mocha cookies, my favorite out of their opinions, is impressive in size as well as taste. Yet with those sold out, I took the opportunity to invest my money into discovering a new beer.
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Places like Galaxy Cinema keep the Triangle unique and interesting. Even in a place as highly criticized for being homogeneous as Cary, there are businesses that don't quite fit the cookie cutter mold.
770 Cary Towne Boulevard, Cary, NC 27511-4222