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Southern Holiday Traditions

Southern Holiday Traditions

Every family has unique traditions, whether it is something as simple as going for a walk after Thanksgiving dinner (like our reader, Julia Swale) or wearing t-shirts donned with spatulas (you have to check out Sarah Pyke’s hilarious tradition).  Submitted by readers We hope you are inspired by some of these traditions and recipes and

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Are You Ready to Get Fit?

Suwanee Magazine wants to help you get back on track to a healthier lifestyle come 2018. That’s why we’re bringing back our Get Fit Challenge. We are currently looking for six local residents who want to kick off the new year with a commitment to a three-month challenge that will give you the tools and

Ways to Give Back

8 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

Caught up in the ballyhoo of the holiday season? From shopping and family gatherings to holiday portraits and other activities, Thanksgiving and Christmas traditions can generate a lot of spending and, sometimes, a lot of stress. But it’s important not to lose sight of the true charitable nature of the season of giving. By: Alicia

Welcome to Y’allywood

According to FilmL.A.’s annual report, the state of Georgia has outpaced the longstanding frontrunner, California, as the top location for feature film production. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos courtesy Explore Gwinnett According to FilmL.A.’s annual report, the state of Georgia has outpaced the longstanding frontrunner, California, as the top location for feature film production. In

Guide to Suwanee Fest 2017: Community at Work

Click for the Suwanee Fest Guide Suwanee Fest is taking place Sept 16th & 17th at Suwanee Town Center Park. With nearly 200 vendors and exhibitors, 15 entertainment acts, tons of food and entertainment and a huge parade – we got the scoop on what to expect from Suwanee’s favorite 2-day fest! All the details

Q&A WITH SUWANEE’S HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR IMPACT PLAYERS

Q&A with Suwanee’s High School Senior Star Athletes

We asked the Athletic Directors at North Gwinnett, Collins Hill and Peachtree Ridge high schools to give us the names of the top male and female athletes to look out for this year.  By: RACHEL PILLOW | Photos by PAUL PERDUE These award-winning students have made it to the top, being named All-State and All-

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Restaurant Spotlight: Peking Restaurant

Peking Restaurant celebrates 10 years serving an impeccable dining experience of traditional Mandarin and Cantonese food to the Suwanee community. By: LIZZY KIDNEY | Photos by KARL LAMB For the night when you don’t feel like cooking, and you want something fresh and delicious that doesn’t break the bank- Peking Restaurant is the perfect solution.

Business Spotlight: Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique

Full-service grooming and pet salon, Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique offers membership subscriptions for unlimited bath, dry and brush services for your best friend. By: RACHEL PILLOW | Photos by KARL LAMB Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique, located on the corner of McGinnis Ferry and Old Atlanta Road, is celebrating its two-year anniversary

Best Festivals of the Fall

Best Fests You Don’t Want to Miss This Year

Believe it or not, fall is just around the corner. With the return of pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters and cooler weather also comes the much-anticipated festival season. As the festival calendar quickly starts to fill up with events, we compiled a list of the can’t-miss festivals this season… TASTE OF ATLANTA | OCTOBER 20TH –

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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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

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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

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    |

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