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Summer 2 School

Top tips from Suwanee supermoms and local educators for making a smooth transition to school this year… Our summer schedules are packed full of: lazy mornings, picnics in the park, vacations to the beach, backyard BBQs, pool parties, days on the lake, family bike rides, ice cream, and nonstop, outdoor fun. So, it can be

Suwanee Park Tavern

Nestled in the heart of Suwanee Town Center Park, the owners of Suwanee Park Tavern have brought a little piece of the city to our doorstep. Walking into Suwanee Park Tavern you immediately notice the modern feel with a twist of classic elegance. The stained concrete floors mix nicely with the dark wood and white

The Grape Vine Summer Sippers

BY: Warren Dennis, WINE EXPERT- MEGA PACKAGE The long, hot days of summer in Suwanee call for plenty of cool, refreshing vino! Luckily, the different options are as abundant as all the seasonal foods we love to have with them. Whether it’s seafood, chicken, steaks, ribs, or fresh veggies, it’s likely coming off your backyard

Summer Brews- Georgia Craft Edition

BY: Michael Lundmark- OWNER, JEKYLL BREWING You could say that summer is the South’s time to shine- and it’s not because of the sun’s relentless heat! In the craft beer world, several refreshing, light-bodied brew styles such as Blonde/Golden, Kolsch-style, Wheat and even Amber emerge at this time to coincide with these warmer temperatures. As

Home By Dark

Songwriters in the round concert series debuts 2015 Gwinnett show BY: Angela Veugeler Home by Dark kicked off the Gwinnett series on June 13 at Gwinnett Performing Arts Center. The powerful performance touched hearts and captivated the audience, featuring songwriters sharing their own songs, along with where they wrote the song or what motivated them to

SPA brings 9th annual Broadway in the Park to Town Center

It’s time to gear up for another exciting performance. On July 24th and 25th, Suwanee Performing Arts (SPA) will be bringing Ian Fleming’s CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG to Town Center Park. This marks the ninth annual Broadway in the Park. SPA will also be producing THE FINISH LINE, an original one act musical that tells

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

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