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Best Burger in Suwanee 2017

Best Burger in Suwanee 2017

Suwanee Magazine invited every restaurant in Suwanee with a burger on its menu to participate in our contest this year. In the end nine local contenders pulled through and delivered the biggest, juiciest, most mouthwatering, cheesiest, baconiest burgers to our office. We then invited four distinguished individuals from the local culinary community to judge the

Advanced Family Eye Care

Advanced Family Eye Care: Focused on Health

Suwanee practice specializes in filling prescriptions on-site, making and fitting glasses and educating patients on the importance of regular checkups to detect underlying health concerns. By: RACHEL PILLOW  Unless you have poor eyesight or are experiencing other symptoms such as headaches, many people don’t concern themselves with going to the eye doctor for regular checkups.

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Atlanta Falcons 2017 Season Preview

If you’re a die-hard fan of our Atlanta Falcons, you probably had the experience of a lifetime last season. What an incredible time it was to be a part of the “brotherhood.” We can’t think of a better way to start the 2017 season than to get back into the brotherhood with our team and

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Business Spotlight: Suwanee Creek Bicycle

Suwanee Creek Bicycles, located at the intersection of Main Street and Suwanee Dam Road, is celebrating their ten-year anniversary this year. Jeff Nalley and his wife, Wendy, have lived in Suwanee for 15 years, so when it came time to open their business they knew they wanted to “live, work, play and ride” right here

2017 Summer Adventure Guide

With the coming of summer, comes the urge for adventure, to share experiences with family and friends. Our Travel & Adventure Guide offers a wide variety of ideas for all ages. Start making plans that will keep the whole family smiling and create memories that last a lifetime!   Lanier Islands |    770.945.8787    |

Lick of the Irish

Combining two ultimate comforts: alcohol and ice cream, Daddy O’Brien’s Irish Ice Cream Pub and Eatery (affectionately known as Daddy O’s) in Sugar Hill has mastered the art of boozy desserts By: MICHELLE FASIG | Photos by: KARL LAMB Daddy O’s – the new local Irish pub style restaurant is a place where you can

The Justise System

Fox TV’s hit show, MasterChef Junior, is back for its 5th season, and local Sugar Hill resident, Justise Mayberry, is already blowing the competition out of the kitchen. Thousands of kids, aged 8-13, from across the nation compete to earn a coveted spot in the Top 20. Those lucky few move forward to earn a

There’s an App For That

How can you really know if an app is right for you and your company? Q&A with Robert Wright, Senior Website & App Developer at Veugeler Design Group Q: Do you think that all companies can benefit from having an app? A: Not necessarily, it really depends on the industry and on what you are trying

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Urban Chic

UNIVERSE + SOUL COUTURE AND VOID SPACE PRODUCTIONS By:Rachel Pillow | Photos by: Karl Lamb & Walt Wooden  While most 19 and 22 year olds are concerned about waking up in time for class or what filter to use on Instagram, brother and sister duo, Curtis and Kaiya Smith, are concerned with owning and operating

Gwinnett Braves - Coolray Field

Coolray Field in Lawrenceville Home of the Braves

The game of baseball is as iconic to American culture as the tailgating, family & friends-filled, food & drink-fueled days that accompany it.  By: Rachel Pillow  We are lucky here in Gwinnett. Not only are we in close proximity to our professional team: the Atlanta Braves, but we get to watch the Braves’ rising stars play

American Casual Living Buford, Georgia

Life Begins Outdoors

From intimate family gatherings to summer cookouts and large-scale parties, Buford’s American Casual Living is your one-stop shop for all outdoor furniture needs. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Karl Lamb Owners, Lee and Maureen Recchia of Suwanee, were in the outdoor furniture industry for many years before opening American Casual Living nine years ago. Over

The Diner At Sugar Hill

Classic Comfort Food – The Diner at Sugar Hill

The Diner at Sugar Hill delivers a satisfying home-style dining experience with a side of southern hospitality. By: Michelle Fasig | Photos by Karl Lamb Owner and operator, Mike Emami, views food as a way to bring people together, and that philosophy rings true the moment you step foot into the Diner at Sugar Hill

Georgain Landscape

Backyard Escapes

Ed Szcesniak, Owner of Georgian Landscape Design, and Jeremy Talboy, Owner of North Georgia Landscape Management, have formed a landscaping powerhouse in metro Atlanta.  By: Rachel Pillow   Georgian Landscape Design has won the prestigious “Best of Houzz” award every year since 2013 across multiple categories: customer satisfaction, service and design. Houzz is an online

Why You Should be Using Social Media for Your Business - Veugeler Design Group

Why You Should be Using Social Media for Your Business

Facebook and Instagram are making it easier for people to manage their social media accounts right from their phone, with the ability to swap between business and personal accounts with a click of a button.  By: Priscilla Salmasi and Shay Harbaugh, Veugeler Design Group Recently a small business owner asked us if it was necessary

Wild Animal Safari Pine Mountain, Georgia

Wild Animal Safari

About two hours south of Suwanee in Pine Mountain, Georgia, Wild Animal Safari is a 500 acre drive-through animal park, that lets you get face-to-face with over 650 animals from all over the world. By: Angela Veugeler | Photos by Angela Veugeler One Friday in February when school was closed, my family and I took

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