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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

2017 Suwanee Beer Fest

2017 Suwanee Beer Fest Guide

On March 18th, 2017, the 7th Annual Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest returns! A day where beer nerds and beer novices alike are invited to descend upon Suwanee Town Center Park for an afternoon of brews, tunes, and fun! Sessions, Belgians, IPAs and Pilsners live in harmony at this massive St. Paddy’s Day throw-down which

HomeBeautificationGuide 2017

2017 Home Beautification Guide

Suwanee Magazine’s guide to the area’s best home improvement professionals for all your remodeling, repair and landscaping needs. Zimmerman Painting 770-560-7155 ZimmermanPainting.com Professional, installed painting services throughout Atlanta, and Metro Atlanta. ➔ Zimmerman Painting is Atlanta and Metro Atlanta’s top choice for professional painting services, providing services to both commercial and residential entities. Feel confident that your

Suwanee Magazine 2017 Camp Guide

2017 Camp Guide

    404.934.0976 | i9Sports.com   i9 SPORTS IS AN EXPERIENCE BEYOND THE GAME Offering summer, multi-sport, morning camps, as well as summer evening leagues, i9 Sports focuses on FUN! i9 Sports will exceed your expectations by providing convenient, organized, safe sporting opportunities in a friendly atmosphere that teaches sportsmanship and increases self-esteem. Save $10,

Gwinnett Senior Citizens Services Christmas Gift Delivery

6 Ways to Give Back During the Holiday Season

By: Rachel Pillow During the holidays it is easy to get caught up in the frenzy of shopping, decorating, dinners and parties. It is a season of overindulgence, of spending too much money and eating too many cookies. But, it can also be a season of giving – to those who do not have the

Suwanee Fest 2016 Featured Exhibitors

  Bust’ Butts BBQ Booth #9  770-289-4667 facebook.com/bustnbuttsbbq Bust ‘n Butts BBQ is a catering food truck established in 2013 by David and Tammie Bailey. From their large sandwiches, BNB Nachos, and all the rest, they want customers to remember their BBQ and service so they can understand their motto: “We’re bustin’ butts so you don’t

Amanda Weir under water

Amanda Weir Makes Third US Olympic Team

For the third time, Amanda Weir will be heading to the Olympics. Amanda Weir was featured on the cover of our May-June 2016 issue. We had a lot of fun interviewing her and watching her swim at her hometown pool, SwimAtlanta. She gave us an inside look at the life of an Olympic swimmer.  At

NGAA Suwanee Photography Exhibit

NGAA Juried Photography Exhibition

The North Gwinnett Arts Association (NGAA) Center for the Arts debuted its first Juried Photography Exhibition on Saturday, June 18, 2016 in the main art gallery. The exhibit will be open through July 17, 2016. The exhibition showcases 17 established and emerging photographers in Gwinnett County and the greater Metro Atlanta area. There are 34 photography pieces available for the purchase

Atlanta Falcons 2016 Preview

Edited By: April Miller The Atlanta Falcons will begin their preseason games on August 11th against the Washington Redskins. Suwanee Magazine had an opportunity to meet with Quarterback Matt Ryan, Quarterback Matt Shaub and Head Coach Dan Quinn following a practice to get an inside look at the team, draft picks, off-season changes, the upcoming

Santa is coming to Lanier Islands, Georgia

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Santa Claus Announces Vacation Plans at Lanier Islands It’s official! Christmas in July will arrive on the shores of Lake Lanier in just a matter of days. Well-known as a popular stop for Saint Nick during Magical Nights of Lights throughout the holiday season, Lanier Islands has announced plans to play host to its first

2016 Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest

Saturday, March 19th TOWN CENTER PARK PHOTOS BY: KARL LAMB The 6th annual Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest took place on March 19th, 2016. Thousands of craft beer lovers flocked to Suwanee Town Center Park to experience the two-time winner of “Best Festival in Gwinnett” (as named by Gwinnett Daily Post’s Readers Choice Awards) and

Guess Who is Coming to Cocktails?

Suwanee Cocktail pARTy Celebrated Public Art Initiative BY: ABBY WILKERSON CITY OF SUWANEE PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER Swanky, well-dressed art lovers descended upon Suwanee City Hall Saturday night, March 5, to celebrate the arts in Suwanee. A black-and-white, black-tie optional event, ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Cocktails,’ served as a fund- and awareness-raiser for the City’s lauded

Amanda Riley Foundation

The Amanda Riley Foundation, a 501(c)(3), was established in September of 2010 to lend support to children and the families of children battling cancer. Founders Steve and Barbara Riley started the foundation to honor the memory of their daughter Amanda, who lost her life to cancer in April of 2010. At the young age of

The Best Mothers in Suwanee Contest

With 25 entries for this year’s Mother’s Day Contest it was hard to narrow it down to just three deserving moms. Everyone wrote in wonderful stories about their mothers, grandmothers or friends, and we believe every mom deserves recognition. Being a mother is simultaneously the most rewarding and difficult role in life, and we hope

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