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Phoenix Community of Atlanta Opens the Doors of New Suwanee Location

Phoenix Community of Atlanta Opens the Doors of New Suwanee Location

“Don’t go to church. Come and be the church.” That is the motto of Phoenix Community of Atlanta, a network of churches that focuses on welcoming and serving the broken or hurt. With services in Duluth, Buford, Gainesville and now Suwanee, Phoenix has helped to transform many lives since its humble beginnings ten years ago.

Gwinnett Chamber Impact Awards

City Of Suwanee Wins 2017 Impact Award

On Wednesday, May 10, the Gwinnett Chamber recognized the City of Suwanee as the leading organization in the Hospitality Category at the IMPACT Regional Business Awards. “The city works hard to plan quality events that people want to attend, as well as work closely with those who choose to host events here. It’s our attention

Peachtree Road Race Qualifier, 811 Run, Set For September 9th

Georgia 811 is hosting their 2nd annual 811 Run/Walk 5K, a pre qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race, at Lawrenceville’s Tribble Mill Park on Saturday, September 9th, 2017. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the P4 Foundation supporting childhood cancer patients and research. Registration costs only $8.11. Check-in is at 6:30am with the

Broadway in the park the lion king

Broadway in the Park: the Lion King Jr.

Suwanee Performing Arts is bringing Disney’s The Lion King JR to Suwanee Town Center July 28th and 29th. The free, family-friendly event will begin at 7:00 pm and will also include Madagascar – a Musical Adventure JR. Patty Etherton and Berneta Bock Davis, co-owners of Suwanee Academy of the Arts and founders of Suwanee Performing

plein air event

North Gwinnett Arts Association Hosts Plein Air Event

By: AGGIE NIVILINSZKY A small but talented group of local artists participated in this year’s North Gwinnett Arts Association’s Plein Air event. Throughout the weekend on May 20th & 21st, artists arrived at various locations in and around the Suwanee area to capture scenes from historic Main Street to nearby parks and neighborhoods on canvas.

Collins Hill Student wins Bronze Award

Bronze Medal Awarded to Collins Hill Student

At the April Chapter meeting of the Suwanee Creek National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the JROTC Bronze Medal was awarded to Skylar A. Little, a Lt. Colonel of the Collins Hill High School Air Force JROTC. Recipients, like Cadet Little, demonstrate loyalty and patriotism, while earning a record number of military and scholastic

Tanners celebrates one year of new ownership

Tanner’s Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary of New Ownership

Jose and Christina Laos just celebrated their 1 year anniversary as the new owners of Tanner’s in Suwanee. Previously, Jose was the Executive Chef at Capital Grille in Buckhead and Christina was Manager at Olive Garden. Together they have executed their service and food skills at Tanner’s, as well as implemented a new burger, specials,

Suwanee Orchard

New Public Orchard Built at White Street Park

The Orchard will soon be open to the community, offering dozens of different fruit varieties, an engaging natural playground, an educational resource for Orchard fruit management, and a park space for relaxation, reflection, and activity. The orchard will also serve as the perfect complement to Harvest Farm, Suwanee’s award-winning community garden, which is also located

get shaved

Get Shaved at Paradise Hawaiian Shaved Ice!

If you’re looking for an alternative to ice cream and yogurt on hot, exhausting days this summer, then you’ll want to try a refreshing cup of shaved ice. At Paradise Hawaiian Shaved Ice, you’ll experience incredible desserts, excellent service and low prices. They create these delicious delights through a small, unique counter-top machine that creates

Kiss a pig contest winner

Congratulations to Denise Brinson, the Pig Kisser!

It was a close call between our Editor-in-Chief, Angela Veugeler and Denise Brinson, Assistant City Manager at the City of Suwanee in their quest, along with seven other local community leaders, to raise the most funds in Annandale Village’s “Kiss-A-Pig” contest. But, in the end, Denise won and got to smooch the pig! At the

Peace, Love & Arts in the Park

Arts in the Park is set to take place on Saturday, May 13th from 10:00am to 5:00pm in Suwanee Town Center Park. The free, family-friendly event includes art in all forms, music and food. The festival showcases artists selected through a jury process and is a great place to find the perfect art for your

Beer Fest

Suwanee Beer Fest Donates to Cooper’s Crew

Suwanee Beer Fest proudly donated a portion of proceeds of the 7th annual festival to Cooper’s Crew. The $7,000 raised will go directly to the 2017 Cooper’s Crew scholarship fund. Last year, Cooper’s Crew was able to award three recipients, and this year, due to increased fundraising efforts, they will be able to grant four

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