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Valentino’s Bakery

Valentino’s Bakery

Every morning at 6 am, Chef Valentino Hernandez begins his day by preparing fresh dough, handcrafting pastry cream and molding pastry shells for all the delicious and authentic confections customers have come to love from Valentino’s Bakery. Valentino’s Bakery is a fairly new establishment off Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Duluth, having just opened their doors almost a year ago.

Suwanee Magazine Best Pizza in Suwanee Contest

Suwanee’s Best Pizza

By: Rachel Pillow From thin crust to thick, stone-baked to oven-baked, pesto sauce to traditional marinara, from meat-lovers to grilled peach, the pizzas in our first-ever “Best Pizza in Suwanee” contest covered a variety of unique styles, toppings and flavors. It’s clear that Suwanee has some of the best pizza around. But, only one could

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

The Big Day- Community Donates Dream Wedding to Cancer Patient

Listeners to Atlanta’s “The Bert Show” generously donate services, products and every detail needed for couple’s September wedding By: Rachel Pillow Feature photos by: Loyall Hart of Knight Weddings Special thanks to: Summer McClane, Wedding Planner and Owner of My Simply Perfect Events Dede Daniel and Stephen Long knew after just a few months of dating

Two-time Olympian Amanda Weir Sights Set on Rio

By: Rachel Pillow Photos by: Paul Perdue of Perdue Vision Standing at an imposing 6’1” tall, 30-year-old AMANDA WEIR certainly attracts the attention of other swimmers at SwimAtlanta. Many of the young swimmers know her reputation and legacy and look up to her as a role model. “But they also still push me,” she said

Caffe Bene – Coffee and Waffles

BY: MICHELLE FASIG / PHOTOS BY: KARL LAMB CAFFÉ BENE Serving classically brewed European-style coffee, Caffé Bene also prepares authentic Korean pastries and desserts in-house using fresh ingredients… Caffé Bene, a South Korean-based coffee chain has opened their doors at their first location in Georgia, right here in Suwanee. Tucked away in an unassuming corner

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

2016 Travel and Adventure Guide

  MoonSpinner Condominiums    |    1.800.223.3947      |     Moonspinner.com THERE’S LOTS OF THINGS TO DO AT THE MOONSPINNER HAVE A BALL… OR DO NOTHING AT ALL! The Moonspinner has amenities for everyone, regardless of what you want to do on vacation. 700 feet of beachfront, which is never crowded, yet so

The Gwinnett Beer Fest Returns

BY: Michelle Fasig Craft beer lovers rejoice! The 2nd annual Gwinnett Beer Fest is back for a day of good brews, a good time and a good cause. On June 4th Coolray Field will be transformed into a beer lover’s paradise with over 150 craft beers to sample, live entertainment, festival games, and exclusive merchandise

Camp Bow Wow

Dogs are a part of the family and with many people working 8-10 hour workdays it’s important to make sure these family members are not neglected as we tend to our busy schedules. Just as working parents would find an after-school program or sitter for their children, they should also find assistance in caring for

2016 Summer Camp Guide

          Play By Play Sports Broadcasting Camps    |    800-319-0884      |     PlayByPlayCamps.com SPORTS BROADCASTING Back for our 9th year, boys and girls (age 10-18) will have an opportunity to learn from the pros.Meet sports celebrities. Make play-by-play, reporting, sports anchor, and PTI style videos.Host your own

Making Waves at SwimAtlanta

SwimAtlanta, founded in 1977 by Chris Davis Sr. and Jim Frasier, grew from a 25-person team at an outdoor pool in Lilburn, alongside a passion for the sport and for coaching, into a nationally renowned organization that includes seven metro Atlanta locations.

Meet the Gladiators

Formerly known as the Gwinnett Gladiators, the Atlanta Gladiators are a professional, minor league ice hockey team in the South Division of the ECHL Eastern Conference, based at Infinite Energy Arena in Gwinnett.

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