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Exclusive Interview: Kyrz Reid, Guitarist, Third Eye Blind

By: Priscilla Salmasi On tour with their fifth studio album “Dopamine,” San Fransisco band, Third Eye Blind, will roll into town Labor Day weekend, playing Sugar Hill’s Sweet Life concert series. We were able to catch up with their lead guitarist, Kryz Reid for an exclusive interview on their tour so far and their most

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July-August 2016 Restaurant Guide

  Wild Wing Café 3265 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd. Suwanee  |    770-945-9090 |     WildWingCafe.com | $$   Wild Wing Café is a laid-back chain offering the best wings in the South in 33 different made from scratch flavors amid a sports bar atmosphere! While you might come for the wings, you will be tempted

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The Latest in Digital Marketing

By: Priscilla Salmasi We’re halfway through the year and as a business owner; you may be evaluating your marketing strategy thus far to see what has worked, what hasn’t worked so well and how to improve your efforts. Small businesses often want and need the latest tactics in marketing but may not have the time

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Amanda Weir Makes Third US Olympic Team

For the third time, Amanda Weir will be heading to the Olympics. Amanda Weir was featured on the cover of our May-June 2016 issue. We had a lot of fun interviewing her and watching her swim at her hometown pool, SwimAtlanta. She gave us an inside look at the life of an Olympic swimmer.  At

NGAA Suwanee Photography Exhibit

NGAA Juried Photography Exhibition

The North Gwinnett Arts Association (NGAA) Center for the Arts debuted its first Juried Photography Exhibition on Saturday, June 18, 2016 in the main art gallery. The exhibit will be open through July 17, 2016. The exhibition showcases 17 established and emerging photographers in Gwinnett County and the greater Metro Atlanta area. There are 34 photography pieces available for the purchase

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July-August 2016 Restaurant Guide

  Wild Wing Café 3265 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd. Suwanee  |    770-945-9090 |     WildWingCafe.com | $$   Wild Wing Café is a laid-back chain offering the best wings in the South in 33 different made from scratch flavors amid a sports bar atmosphere! While you might come for the wings, you will be tempted

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Summer is Here!

By: Rachel Pillow From taste-testing delicious pizza to chatting with Third Eye Blind’s Kryz Reid, to meeting with Atlanta Falcons’ Matt Ryan, Matt Schaub and Coach Dan Quinn after practice, this issue has definitely been one of the most fun to put together this year. You may have picked up this issue because you were

DigitalMarketing

The Latest in Digital Marketing

By: Priscilla Salmasi We’re halfway through the year and as a business owner; you may be evaluating your marketing strategy thus far to see what has worked, what hasn’t worked so well and how to improve your efforts. Small businesses often want and need the latest tactics in marketing but may not have the time

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Beauty & Soul Event at M4 Gives Free Haircuts to Deserving Young Women

“A good haircut can transform a girl’s self esteem,” said Melanie Morton-Maynard, Owner of M4 Hair Studio in Buford. That is why on Sunday, July 24th, M4 Hair Studio will be opening their doors to deserving young women, grades 6-12, for complimentary back- to-school haircuts during their inaugural “Beauty and Soul” event. Melanie partnered with

SuwaneeFamilyDentistry

Suwanee Family Dentristry Thanks Military With Free Dental Services

On September 8th, 2016 businesses across the United States will join in Freedom Day USA, a national Thank You Movement for the members of our military and their immediate families, along with Veterans. Each business participant is providing a thank you gift, in the form of free services, goods, discounts, and various other offers. Locally,

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Amazing Summer Wines

By: Claire Addison, Beverage Superstore, Grayson Nothing says summer like  family gathering, backyard barbecues, easy days on the lake, or siting by the pool with friends. Sweet smells of burgers, hotdogs, ribs, chicken, and maybe even wings lingering on the weekends beckon even the sternest of homebodies outside. The bright sunlight and longer days give

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Two Peachtree Ridge Alums are Creating Their Own Paths in Art and Fashion

Peachtree Ridge High School alumni and siblings, Curtis Austin Smith and Kaiya Brianne Smith, have embarked on two new adventures that showcase their love for combining art and fashion. Curtis, a 2013 graduate, began his practical training in photography, drawing and other art mediums as a student at SCAD, before finding his niche in photography.

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Suwanee Rated Among Top Genius Cities in the US According to Time Magazine

Time Magazine recently conducted a survey in an attempt to discover where America’s best thinkers lived. By analyzing 2.2 millions patents issued by the U.S. government between 1976 and 2016, the Time Magazine team was able to create a list of the top 100 “Most Genius Places in America.” With 553 patents issued, Suwanee landed

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Suwanee City Hall Hosts Temporary Indoor Sculpture Garden

The lobby of Suwanee City Hall has been temporarily transformed into an indoor sculpture garden for the summer by North Gwinnett High School (NGHS) art students. Thirteen sculptures created by advanced 3D art students will be on display in City Hall throughout the summer. NGHS art teacher Debi West assigned her students to work in

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GCPSTV wins EMMY Awards for Cooper O’Brien Courage Award and Q’s Story

On Saturday, June 11th, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Broadcast and Distance Learning team proudly accepted three EMMY awards, given by the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The awards recognize the creativity and talent in creating original productions that support teaching and learning. One EMMY was given for the

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Suwanee Welcomes New Salon

Konprasong Salon & Spa opened it’s doors on March 26th. They are a full service salon offering color and cuts, certified Brazilian blow-outs, makeup, facials and bridal hair. Owner Amanda Keomysay shared that nail services will be coming soon. The salon is located at 4325 Suwanee Dam Rd. in Suwanee.

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Pooch N’ Paws Opens Second Location at The Forum in Peachtree Corners

Suwanee specialty pet store Pooch N’ Paws Pet Boutique has now opened a second store and grooming location at The Forum in Peachtree Corners next to Trader Joes. Owners Bob and Starla Pellegrino are so thankful for all the support the Suwanee community has given them over the past six years and are excited to

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North Gwinnett High School Establishes “Little Free Library”

The Interact Club at North Gwinnett High School recently established a “Little Free Library” as a service project to help promote literacy and the love of reading amongst children. Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where the community is encouraged to share their favorite literature and stories. The

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North Gwinnett High School Establishes “Little Free Library”

The Interact Club at North Gwinnett High School recently established a “Little Free Library” as a service project to help promote literacy and the love of reading amongst children. Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where the community is encouraged to share their favorite literature and stories. The

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Rachel

Summer is Here!

By: Rachel Pillow From taste-testing delicious pizza to chatting with Third Eye Blind’s Kryz Reid, to meeting with Atlanta Falcons’ Matt Ryan, Matt Schaub and Coach Dan Quinn after practice, this issue has definitely been one of the most fun to put together this year. You may have picked up this issue because you were

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A Wedding Toasted by Thousands

By: Michelle Fasig On June 4th, 2016 Guy Beck and Kelly Smith got married. Kelly walked down the aisle to her and Guy’s favorite rendition of “Over the Rainbow” and joined her husband on stage, along with only three other people: the Best Man, the Maid of Honor and their officiant. They exchanged beautiful vows and

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Suwanee Student Builds 26′ Replica of the Titanic

Alex Ross, age 18, just graduated from North Gwinnett High School and is heading to Kennesaw State University in the Architecture Program beginning fall of 2016. Like many other graduating seniors, he is excited to spend this summer hanging out with friends and getting ready for college. But, unlike his classmates, he will be completing

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