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Actor’s Edge Community Players bring audiences “Into the Woods”

Actor’s Edge Community Players bring audiences “Into the Woods”

Fairy tales are quite interesting and fun when it comes to looking at a single classic tale. However, what happens when some of your favorite fairy tale characters meet? Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk), the Witch, and many others meet in the whimsical fractured fairytale Into the Woods, Jr. which will

NGAA welcomes Seven Sins and Virtues exhibit to City Hall

The North Gwinnett Arts Association and Hans Fräbel will be exhibiting some of Fräbel’s handblown glass creations at Suwanee City Hall from June 19-Sept. 1. Fräbel’s Seven Sins and Virtues creations will be displayed upstairs and some of his other works will be displayed downstairs. The NGAA hosted an open reception and invited the public to

NGAA Awards Scholarships to College-Bound Students

Congratulations to the 2015 North Gwinnett Arts Association (NGAA) college scholarship winners: Ethan Koop and Jaylon Smith from Brookwood High School, and Mackenzie Lynn Ives from Grayson High School. Each year, NGAA is proud to present three scholarships to college-bound high school students planning to major in the field of visual arts. These three, talented

A New Hope

Tomorrow’s Hope Montessori School creates a safe environment for students to excel in Suwanee BY: Mackenzie Stephenson After years of preparation, planning, construction and anticipation: Suwanee’s newest school, Tomorrow’s Hope Montessori on Peachtree Industrial, is now open! With programs for children from infancy through age 6, Tomorrow’s Hope Montessori focuses on developing a natural curiosity

Suwanee Magazine wins award for magazine design & layout

We are very honored to announce that Suwanee Magazine recently won a 2015 APEX Award for Publication Excellence in the Magazine Design & Layout category! Suwanee Magazine is designed and published by Veugeler Design Group: a local, award-winning, graphic design studio. What started as a 24-page community magazine has since grown into a 90+ page,

Vacation Bible School at Shadowbrook Baptist Church

Over 400 kids and 150 volunteers made the “Journey Off the Map” VBS at Shadowbrook Baptist Church a huge success! It was a fun-filled week with worship rally music, theme-focused snacks and crafts, a helicopter from GPS landing in the parking lot and Bible stories. Mission offerings for the week totaled $4000 and will be

North Gwinnett Youth Baseball Team Wins County Championship

Congratulations to the NGBSA North Gwinnett – White 13U AA Travel baseball team for bringing home the County Championship to North Gwinnett! This first year travel team defied the odds and defeated Brookwood 6-5, 7-6 in the Greater Gwinnett Baseball League Championship. “This is a big time accomplishment for a first year travel baseball team.

Lanier Islands thanks Active Duty Military and Law Enforcement with Complimentary Admission to LanierWorld

After recently winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the 2nd year in a row, Lanier Islands has more exciting news! With the 4th of July bringing with it a sense of patriotism, the Williams family is generously inviting active duty military personnel and law enforcement officers to enjoy complimentary daily admission to LanierWorld starting

The Longstreet Clinic Welcomes New Orthopedic Surgeon

The Longstreet Clinic, P.C., is pleased to announce Jeffery P. Garrett, M.D., has joined their comprehensive practice, OrthoTLC. Garrett earned his medical degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Wake Forest University, where he also served as a NIH Research Fellow. Board- certified

’90’s Band Soul Asylum to Rock Suwanee Wing Festival

The wings aren’t the only things that will be flavorful at Suwanee’s August Concert & Wing Festival on August 8. Soul Asylum will serve up a tangy musical performance, especially if you came of age during the late ’80s/early ’90s alternative rock/grunge era. After forming in Minneapolis in 1981, Soul Asylum, known for its first

Infinite Home of Suwanee Awarded Big50

Suwanee residents David and Laurel Mullikin of Infinite Home were awarded the Big50 Remodelers Award on May 7. The award was presented to the couple at the annual Remodeling Leadership dinner and gala in Washington DC, and is given by Hanley Wood’s Remodeling Magazine. Infinite Home specializes in renovations and design, and just opened their new

Suwanee SculpTour

The Fourth annual Suwanee SculpTour puts original outdorr scuptures on display in downtown Suwanee Suwanee SculpTour is back! And the fourth annual exhibit is bigger than ever! The 2015-2017 SculpTour brings more art pieces, features more local artists, and includes the largest sculpture yet to be featured in Suwanee – “Dancer XX” by Jack Howard-Potter

FRIENDS AMERICAN GRILL Named IMPACT Regional Business Awards Finalist

Friends American Grill has been recognized as a finalist in the IMPACT Regional Business Awards. Presented by BB&T and hosted by the Gwinnett Chamber, IMPACT Regional Business Awards recognizes exemplary organizations from within the community and across the metro-Atlanta area that are driving economic development, job creation and enhancing the communities quality of life. These

Rachel Pillow, Suwanee Magazine Managing Editor

Letter from the Editor

It’s 95 degrees outside, skies are blue, the kids are running through the sprinklers, you’re firing up the BBQ and making plans for a weekend trip to the beach. In that moment, the last thing we’re ready to think about is going back to school. Not because we don’t love school…but it can be hard

2015 Camp Guide

For many, summer camp experiences are some of the best childhood memories we have. Summer camp is an adventure that encourages independence and exploration – giving kids the opportunity to make new friends, spend days being active, learn new skills and do what they love. Our summer camp guide is filled with camps that cater

Jump In!

To your very own pool with Neptune Pool Service and Supply BY: Michelle Fasig As the weather gets warmer and the days longer, many of us look forward to kicking off our shoes, grabbing a cold beverage, and relaxing in our own, personal backyard paradise. But, imagine the horror when you pull back your pool cover

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