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Local Celeb Stylist Talks This Year’s Biggest Beauty Trends

Local Celeb Stylist Talks This Year’s Biggest Beauty Trends

BY: Rachel Fasig What do Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, Gisele Bundchen, Nicki Minaj, and supermodels Adriana Lima and Naomi Campbell all have in common…besides millions of dollars, amazing wardrobes and rockin’ bods? They have all had their hair styled by Brayden Pelletier, Owner of Just B Hair Salon in Duluth and International REDKEN Artist, Instructor, and Facilitator at REDKEN’s award-winning,

A Place Like Home

“Buford Belles” enjoy top quality senior care at Savannah Plantation BY: Aoife Healy  There is a purpose and reason behind everything they do at Savannah Plantation, an all-women’s personal care home in Buford, GA. The beautiful white columned, red brick building is home to 15 women, who have become lovingly known within the community as

14 Adventures on a Budget

BY: Angela Veugeler With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start making plans! There are so many options, and this issue we wanted to give you some ideas to connect with your family or friends that don’t cost a thing (or are super cheap)! Write them on your calendar so you have something

Celebrity Server Night

Local Athletes go head-to-head in a battle for North Gwinnett Co-op BY: Michelle Fasig On March 30th, football players and cheerleaders from Lanier, North Gwinnett and Buford High Schools got the rare opportunity to compete against each other off the playing field – and all for the benefit of local nonprofit, North Gwinnett Cooperative. Partnering

Your Pie Suwanee

Craft Pizza! Your Pie Suwanee offers customers the opportunity to build their own custom pizza… BY Aoife Healy Think back to the good ol’ days in a small town where the place to be was always the local pizzeria – think Mystic Pizza- circa 1988. Kids would hang out after school, families would head over

2015 Beer Fest Home Brew Contest

The Home Brew Contest, sponsored by Brew Depot, saw 100 home brewers enter over 250 different styles of beer into the heated competition. Judging took place prior to Suwanee Beer Fest with the finalists of each category making their way into the “Best in Show” heat at the event. Congratulations to Bill Gillespie who ran

Suwanee Town Center Celebrates Art

Suwanee SculpTour is a 1- mile walkable art exhibit located in Suwanee Town Center. As part of the City of Suwanee’s public art initiative, the exhibit is designed to bring the community together through imagination and curiosity. The 2013-15 Suwanee SculpTour has officially ended, but 2 of the 14 pieces from the 22- month long

Meyrick Murphy Takes the Big Screen

Meyrick Murphy, a 10-year old from Cumming, GA was anxiously waiting for the April 21st release of the independent film, “Chasing Ghosts.” Unlike other children her age who line up to see their favorite actors and actresses grace the big screen, she was waiting to see herself on the big screen; however, this was not

Winning Snap Suwanee Photos on Exhibit at City Hall

Suwanee appears fun, outdoorsy, artsy, and snowy in the dozen winning photographs that comprise the 2015 Snap Suwanee exhibit currently on display at City Hall, 330 Town Center Avenue. Sixty entries were received for this year’s annual community photo competition. The winning photographs will be on display until February 2016. “Snap Suwanee has become one of the City’s favorite community engagement

Sugarloaf Ballet Nominated as a Top Business by Gwinnett Chamber

Sugarloaf Ballet has been recognized as one of the top businesses in metro Atlanta with a nomination for a 2015 IMPACT Regional Business Award, presented by BB&T. “The IMPACT Regional Business Awards celebrate premier organizations in critical industries that are driving economic development and job creation, while enhancing our quality of life,” said Dr. Dan

KSG Parkour hosts Pink Parkour Event to Fight Cancer

As part of the initiative aimed at improving the lives and health of everyone they can reach, KSG Parkour is hosting a Pink Parkour Event on Saturday, May 23rd at 1 pm benefitting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The Pink Parkour Event will showcase guest speakers, parkour coach-led instruction, games, activities, raffles and much more.

City of Suwanee Reveals Plans to Install 24/7 ‘Fast’ Charging Station for Electric Vehicles

Partnering with the Charge Georgia Rebate Program, the City of Suwaneeis working to install an electric vehicle fast-charge station at Town Center for public use. This will be the first fast-charge station to be installed by a municipality in Gwinnett County. “It’s really exciting to be able to offer an environmentally sensitive service such as this,” says Public

Finders, Keepers!

Suwanee’s annual program, Art on a Limb, kicks off in May. Throughout the month of May, the City of Suwanee will hide two art pieces each day along the Suwanee Creek Greenway or at Sims Lake and White Street parks. Those who find the artwork – this year, clay hearts created by Suwanee area resident

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