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Suwanee Orchard

New Public Orchard Built at White Street Park

New Public Orchard Built at White Street Park

The Orchard will soon be open to the community, offering dozens of different fruit varieties, an engaging natural playground, an educational resource for Orchard fruit management, and a park space for relaxation, reflection, and activity. The orchard will also serve as the perfect complement to Harvest Farm, Suwanee’s award-winning community garden, which is also located

get shaved

Get Shaved at Paradise Hawaiian Shaved Ice!

If you’re looking for an alternative to ice cream and yogurt on hot, exhausting days this summer, then you’ll want to try a refreshing cup of shaved ice. At Paradise Hawaiian Shaved Ice, you’ll experience incredible desserts, excellent service and low prices. They create these delicious delights through a small, unique counter-top machine that creates

Kiss a pig contest winner

Congratulations to Denise Brinson, the Pig Kisser!

It was a close call between our Editor-in-Chief, Angela Veugeler and Denise Brinson, Assistant City Manager at the City of Suwanee in their quest, along with seven other local community leaders, to raise the most funds in Annandale Village’s “Kiss-A-Pig” contest. But, in the end, Denise won and got to smooch the pig! At the

summer beers

It’s Summer Time and the Sippin’s Easy

No doubt that summers in the South are a lot of fun, but they are also really hot! With the Georgia heat coming at us in full force these days, we asked our friends over at Beverage SuperStore Suwanee to give us tips on what to fill that icy cooler with. Here are the criteria

Girl Scouts Install First-Ever Pollinator Garden in Suwanee

On Saturday, May 13th, the first ever Pollinator Garden was installed in George Pierce Park. Over the last 18 months, Girl Scout Troop 1175 had been working together to bring the first pollinator garden to a Gwinnett Park- and luckily it was right here in Suwanee! The project served as the troops Silver Award project,

Gwinnett Girl Scouts Gold Award

Gwinnett Girl Scouts Making An Impact

The Girls Scout’s mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. After hearing three Gwinnett County Girl Scouts (who have earned or are working toward their Gold Award) speak at the Gwinnett ToGetHerThere Luncheon on May 16th, it seems they are doing just that. By: Angela

family matters back to school tips

Tips For Easing The Back To School Butterflies

As summer comes to an end, you may notice your kids are asking more questions about going back to school and may even have some butterflies about all the upcoming changes.  By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling Kids may feel worried about having a new teacher, finding friends to sit with at lunch, or

Advanced Family Eye Care

Advanced Family Eye Care: Focused on Health

Suwanee practice specializes in filling prescriptions on-site, making and fitting glasses and educating patients on the importance of regular checkups to detect underlying health concerns. By: RACHEL PILLOW  Unless you have poor eyesight or are experiencing other symptoms such as headaches, many people don’t concern themselves with going to the eye doctor for regular checkups.

Goddard School Suwanee

The Goddard School Suwanee: A Unique and Nurturing Approach

Offering well-rounded childhood preparation for social and academic success. By: MICHELLE FASIG  When looking for options for childcare, most new parents often do not know where to start. Initially, they may not be sure what they are looking for other than a day care solution and a social environment. Often times, many childcare facilities seem

experimac suwanee

Business Spotlight: EXPERIMAC Suwanee

Experimac in Suwanee is your one-stop-shop for buying, selling, trading or repairing any Apple® product. From cracked iPhone screens to Macbook Pro RAM and hard drive repairs, the technicians at Experimac are just as qualified as your Apple Store Genius Bar employees at a fraction of the cost. By: RACHEL PILLOW Owner, Marie Umberger, opened

suwanee creek bicycle

Business Spotlight: Suwanee Creek Bicycle

Suwanee Creek Bicycles, located at the intersection of Main Street and Suwanee Dam Road, is celebrating their ten-year anniversary this year. Jeff Nalley and his wife, Wendy, have lived in Suwanee for 15 years, so when it came time to open their business they knew they wanted to “live, work, play and ride” right here

Matt Ryan Atlanta Falcons Quarterback

Atlanta Falcons 2017 Season Preview

If you’re a die-hard fan of our Atlanta Falcons, you probably had the experience of a lifetime last season. What an incredible time it was to be a part of the “brotherhood.” We can’t think of a better way to start the 2017 season than to get back into the brotherhood with our team and

Best Mother in Suwanee Contest 2017

Do You Have The Best Mom In Suwanee?

  Think you have the best mom in Suwanee? Does your mom deserves a day of pampering, shopping and relaxation? Tell us why! We are no longer taking submissions – stay tuned for the winners of the “Best Mother in Suwanee!” The winner will be notified and featured in the May/June issue of Suwanee Magazine!

Maximize your beer festival experience

Maximizing Your Beer Festival Experience

Strategies for upgrading your beer adventures during “drinking season” By: Derrick Atkinson, Taproom Manager of Jekyll Brewing It’s pretzel necklace time! Beer festivals are a great opportunity for newbies to try something new and they are enticing to beer nerds as a chance to really explore favorite styles or brands. It’s an exciting environment to essentially

SBA Golf Tournament April 25, 2017

Suwanee Business Alliance: Teeing Up For Charity

By: Julie Perdue President, Suwanee Business Alliance  On April 25th, 2017, Suwanee Business Alliance will host its 16th annual golf tournament held at Bears Best in Suwanee. This is an awesome course and we are looking for corporate sponsors, players, hole sponsors, volunteers and anyone wanting to lend a hand and have a blast teeing

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: What has been driving the stock market surge over the past few years?  A: Multiple factors, but a few of them are very noteworthy for investors  First, when the 2008 recession took hold, many companies thinned out their employee rolls and reduced their labor expense significantly.

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