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Jump on the Seoul Train

Mark your calendars now because Explore Gwinnett’s Seoul of the South Food Tour is back! The 2018 tour dates are May 12th, June 16th, August 18th and September 29th. A few of us had the opportunity last year to jump on the Seoul Train (actually, it was an old-fashioned trolley, which is even cooler) and

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Professional Soccer Comes to Gwinnett

Suwanee Magazine interviews Coach Scott Donnelly, Midfielder Kevin Barajas and Center Back AJ Cochran of New USL Team, ATL UTD 2 as they share their excitement about their inaugural season at Gwinnett County’s Coolray Field. By: Angela Veugeler | Photos by Tim Dryden The success and fan base Major League Soccer team, Atlanta United, experienced

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Stunning Landscape Design

The team of Ed Szczesniak of Georgian Landscape Design and Jeremy Talboy of installation partners, North Georgia Landscape share how they’ve become successful and continue to grow, along with their array of services. Q: How does a relatively small firm like yours keep growing such a loyal client following? A: We think we’re easy to

Jump on the Seoul Train

Mark your calendars now because Explore Gwinnett’s Seoul of the South Food Tour is back! The 2018 tour dates are May 12th, June 16th, August 18th and September 29th. A few of us had the opportunity last year to jump on the Seoul Train (actually, it was an old-fashioned trolley, which is even cooler) and

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Brown Bag Deli & Cafe

Located in the heart of Suwanee Town Center, Brown Bag Deli & Café has been serving up delicious breakfast sandwiches, soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts, coffee, beer, wine and more since 2011. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Karl Lamb Owned by Dave and Rita Patel, Brown Bag Deli serves as the community coffee shop and

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2018 Get Fit Challenge Update

We couldn’t be prouder of each of the contestants, as they’ve all pushed through their personal struggles to make health and fitness a priority in their lives – and each of them are thriving in the competition so far. Outside of their regular workout schedules with their assigned trainers, we’ve also scheduled periodic group activities

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Q&A with Suwanee Business Alliance President Julie Perdue

Julie Perdue has been president of the Suwanee Business Alliance since January of 2017. She’s serious about fostering an environment that promotes community and gives business owners in Suwanee a place to network and promote their endeavors. With roughly 200 members currently in the SBA, the group is looking to make 2018 its most impactful

A Fresh Approach to Supporting Local Craft Breweries

The Fresh Market Suwanee has partnered with Gwinnett’s first brewery, Slow Pour Brewing Company in Lawrenceville, to be the first retail outlet for the brewery’s packaged beer. By: Alicia Carter The Fresh Market Suwanee is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Suwanee Beer Fest. Their continued support of the local festival is no surprise, given

Hash Brown Cutest Pup Winner 2018

Cutest Pup Contest Winner 2018

… AND THE WINNER IS: HASH BROWN! With over 120 entries, this year’s Suwanee Magazine Cutest Pup contest was the largest yet. There were lots of adorable pups, but when it was all said and done, Hash Brown came out on top. Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated! Hash Brown is a Soft

Collins Hill Junior Wins 2018 State Diving Championship

Collins Hill Junior Wins 2018 State Diving Championship

On February 1st, Peter Smithson, Junior at Collins Hill High School successfully defended his 2017 title in the Class AAAAAAA and Class AAAAAA division of the state dive meet. Smithson scored a 602.00, which put him above the 600 mark for the second time, not far off the state record of 629.80. Colquitt County’s Parker

Gwinnett Braves are now the Gwinnett Stripers

Gwinnett Braves Rebrand as Gwinnett Stripers

After a six-month creative process that included input from the Atlanta Braves, sports marketing firm Brandiose and submissions from fans, the Gwinnett Baseball Club unveiled its new name, logos and uniform to the public in December. The Triple-A International League team will now be known as the Gwinnett Stripers. “We are excited to begin a

Atlanta Havoc to Bring Pro Indoor Football to Buford

The Atlanta Havoc, a new pro arena football team will call the Buford City Arena home. The Havoc is an expansion franchise in the American Arena League, which has teams spanning the East Coast. The franchise is the second in the state, with the Georgia Doom calling Macon home. The Havoc are owned by Tim

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5 Web Design Trends Making an Impact in 2018

The landscape of the digital world is always changing. New advancements in technology continue to roll out, shifting the direction of web design at the drop of a dime. What was hot last year may be old-fashioned by the time the new year comes around. By: Alicia Carter Businesses not only have to adjust their

Coopers Crew Foundation Scholarship 2018

Cooper O’Brien Sportsmanship Award Awarded to North Gwinnett Students

On January 13th, Kevin and Donna O’Brien awarded two deserving students from North Gwinnett the Cooper O’Brien Sportsmanship award. The Cooper O’Brien Sportsmanship award is about how you conduct yourself on the court but more importantly, off the court. The award goes to athletes who demonstrate characteristics such as being respectful of their teammates and

Roberts Elementary School Celebrates MLK Day

Roberts Elementary School celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with their first school-wide service project. Through a grant from the Just Energy Foundation and Hands On Atlanta, they were able to build six garden beds and an outdoor classroom. With the help of over 70 volunteers including parents, students, staff, Principal Dr. Dion Jones’ fraternity

Matt James Solutions for Hair Loss

A Passion for Helping Others

Matt James Solutions for Hair Loss may have just officially opened its doors last year, but the company was born out of a true passion for helping people struggling with medical hair loss and 40 years in the professional hair industry. By: Rachel Pillow | Photos by Karl Lamb Dee Borders-Cannon owns Details Salon Professionals

Greater Atlanta Christian New Performing Arts Center

Greater Atlanta Christian New Performing Arts Center

The greater Atlanta arts community gained a new performance venue this winter. The Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Greater Atlanta Christian School opened on February 1st, ushering in new opportunities for larger productions and stage performances on their campus. Combining the best of traditional stylings with state-of-the- art acoustics, video and lighting, the facility can

‘I love how I feel and how my clothes are fitting’

I’m finding it hard to keep putting into words all that the Suwanee Get Fit Challenge has done for me. I’ve so loved my classes and workouts at Alloy Personal Training for Women. Anthony is such an inspirational guy. If you think you want to get fit, please go try a class with him. He

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5 Web Design Trends Making an Impact in 2018

The landscape of the digital world is always changing. New advancements in technology continue to roll out, shifting the direction of web design at the drop of a dime. What was hot last year may be old-fashioned by the time the new year comes around. By: Alicia Carter Businesses not only have to adjust their

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OMG!!! Kids and Social Media

Here are some helpful questions to ask yourself to help decide if your kids are ready for social media profiles. By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling If you are the parent of a teenager, or your kid just wants to be a teenager, you’ve probably been asked about a variety of social media apps.

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Hash Brown Cutest Pup Winner 2018

Cutest Pup Contest Winner 2018

… AND THE WINNER IS: HASH BROWN! With over 120 entries, this year’s Suwanee Magazine Cutest Pup contest was the largest yet. There were lots of adorable pups, but when it was all said and done, Hash Brown came out on top. Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated! Hash Brown is a Soft

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