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Brand-Aid: Content is the Key

Brand-Aid: Content is the Key

When done correctly, content marketing is an excellent, and potentially inexpensive, way to drive customers further down the sales funnel. By: ALICIA CARTER, Content Marketing Manager, Veugeler Design Group  Content marketing is a great option for many small businesses, but it’s typically underutilized by those who could benefit from it the most. Many of our

4 Ways to Raise a Confident Child

4 Ways to Raise a Confident Child By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling If you are like most parents, you probably want to raise a confident child. That begins with understanding the process of a “sense of self.” Around the age of 2, kids begin to develop their own sense of self. They continue

New Gallery Showcases Local Artists

Echo Gallery & Artist Colony is bringing local art to the Suwanee Community. The Gallery opened on March 10th just around the corner from Town Center, and is currently home to 14 independent artists. The Gallery received its name based off of the Suwanee Community it is located in. Suwanee is said to be the

2018 Suwanee Beer Fest Benefits Cooper’s Crew

There is more to Suwanee Beer Fest than unlimited beer and people dressed as leprechauns. Each year, the festival proudly benefits a local charity organization. This year’s event donated over $8,500 of festival proceeds to Cooper’s Crew. Cooper’s Crew is a Suwanee-based nonprofit formed in memory and honor of Cooper O’Brien, a North Gwinnett Middle

Coming Soon to Suwanee: State-of-the-Art Independent-Living, Assisted-Living and Memory Care Senior Community

Caddis Healthcare is bringing a new senior living community with resort-style amenities to Suwanee. Heartis Suwanee is located off of Suwanee Dam Road, and will offer 175 spacious independent living, assisted living and memory care units in single-story, two-story, and three-story buildings totaling about 187,375 square feet. The location has the luxury of being in

Community Robotics Team Ignites a Fire for STEM in Suwanee

Ignite Robotics, a FIRST Robotics Competition Team, is a community team of students in grades 9-12 formed in August of 2017. The team works together to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition, an international high school robotics competition that gives students realworld engineering and business development experience. Under strict rules, each team is challenged to

Ask Henry

Q: My cat is urinating outside of his litter box. What should I do? A: Inappropriate urination is the #1 cause for cats being turned into shelters. Realize that there are several causes for this behavior. First, your cat needs to be spayed/neutered or “spraying” is expected to mark their territory. Next, bring your cat

Summer Ear Health

Summer is upon us and so are outdoor activities in the hot Georgia sun. While we’re all used to hearing the common, necessary precautions such as using sunscreen and staying hydrated, Dr. Matt Gill of Suwanee ENT shares tips to care for an often overlooked, yet highly sensitive body part: our ears. By: Dr. Matt Gill,

Unleashed Creations Pet Spa

Suwanee’s Unleashed Creations Pet Spa attracts clients from cities all over metro Atlanta for its unique, luxury-style grooming center with doggy daycare and luxury boarding. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Karl Lamb When we first met Karina Miller, Owner of Unleashed Creations Pet Spa in November of 2015, she had just opened her business

5 Wine Tasting Tips

We had the opportunity to attend Château Élan’s “Wine Tasting Experience” – an evening of wine-tasting led by Level 2 Sommelier, Matias Henriquez, who recently joined the Braselton winery after being recruited from a winery in his home-country of Chile. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Natalie Stubb Henriquez’ personable approach and witty sense of

UNFILTERED & UNAPOLOGETIC: Scofflaw Brewing Company

Behind Scofflaw Brewing Company̦’s don’t-give-a-damn attitude are people who care a lot about family, serving their community, giving back and making beer they are “fiercely proud of.” By: Rachel Pillow | Photos courtesy of Scofflaw Brewing Co.  Scofflaw Brewing Co. definitely embraces the irreverent spirit of their name. Take one look at them and you’ll

Suwanee Mom Invents New Phone Accessory

Are you tired of having to put your phone down somewhere due to lack of pockets and ultimately missing an important phone call or text message? Inventor and Founder of MyPhonePouch, Allison Santini, is a busy working mom who has created a solution to your problem! Like many of us, Allison wanted to wear stylish

Gwinnett Stripers Q&A with Lucas Sims

The success and fan-base of the Atlanta Braves has traveled to Gwinnett over the past few years as the newly-named Gwinnett Stripers have settled into their home at Coolray Field. For Stripers’ pitcher and Gwinnett County native, Lucas Sims, playing at Coolray Field hits a lot closer to home (no pun intended). Interview by: Lizzy

A One-Stop Beauty Shop: Phenix Salon Suites

Phenix Salon offers an array of services from hair, skin care, make-up artistry, eyelash extensions, nails, teeth whitening, massages, and more all in the privacy of individual suites. By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Julie Perdue With busy work and family schedules, it is often hard to find the time to pamper ourselves. Luckily, the

Maple Street Biscuit Company

What’s closed on Sundays, has a guiding principle of gracious service, and makes the best biscuits ever? Sorry, no, not you Chick-fil-A. We will always love you, your food and your kindness. But, we’re taking our indulgences one step further at Maple Street Biscuit Company in downtown Duluth where ”gracious service” is a company-wide motto

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