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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

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Peking Restaurant Suwanee

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.

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Investment Strategies with Aileron Investment Advisors

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: Can government regulations affect my investments? A: Reasonable regulations are necessary and provide consumers with layers of consumer protection. However, every regulation can be an expense, and that extra cost is added to the price of every product or service being regulated. We pay for every regulation:

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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

Josh Turner Q&A

Exclusive Interview with Multi-Platinum Recording Artist, Josh Turner

With a rich, deep, baritone voice and distinctive style, Josh Turner has sold more than 12.5 million units, is a disciple of traditional country music and one of the youngest members of the esteemed Grand Ole Opry. From his 2003 platinum-selling debut Long Black Train to his most recent 2017 Billboard No. 1 release, Deep

Onward Athletics

New Baseball Program Offers High-Level Sports Training to Area Athletes

“A fresh approach to America’s oldest game.” That’s the quote Onward Athletics is using to recruit athletes to its newly-formed travel baseball team. And they have a plan to accomplish this with a veteran coaching staff along with a professional group of auxiliary support including a Speed & Agility program developed by NFL veteran and

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

Ask Henry Jul-Aug

Ask Henry

Q: I was recently at a shelter and adopted a new puppy. I know my new pup is going to need a lot of shots for his first visit with the veterinarian. What shots would you recommend? A: Most everyone knows that their pets need shots, but most people may not fully understand why veterinarians

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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

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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

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It’s Summer Time and the Sippin’s Easy

No doubt that summers in the South are a lot of fun, but they are also really hot! With the Georgia heat coming at us in full force these days, we asked our friends over at Beverage SuperStore Suwanee to give us tips on what to fill that icy cooler with. Here are the criteria

Girl Scouts Install First-Ever Pollinator Garden in Suwanee

On Saturday, May 13th, the first ever Pollinator Garden was installed in George Pierce Park. Over the last 18 months, Girl Scout Troop 1175 had been working together to bring the first pollinator garden to a Gwinnett Park- and luckily it was right here in Suwanee! The project served as the troops Silver Award project,

Gwinnett Girl Scouts Gold Award

Gwinnett Girl Scouts Making An Impact

The Girls Scout’s mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. After hearing three Gwinnett County Girl Scouts (who have earned or are working toward their Gold Award) speak at the Gwinnett ToGetHerThere Luncheon on May 16th, it seems they are doing just that. By: Angela

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Septemeber – October 2017 Restaurant Guide

La Madeleine 1795 Mall of Georgia Blvd., Buford, GA |  678.714.2773 2255 Pleasant Hill Rd., Duluth, GA |  770.814.0356 |   LaMadeleine.com | $$ La Madeleine is a cozy, casual French bakery and café serving authentic freshly-made fare from time-honored recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Our handcrafted menu items include omelettes, crêpes and quiche for breakfast, homemade

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pumpkin pie smoothie

Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

In this article, Fit Mom shared seven amazing health benefits of our favorite seasonal squash and some recipes that not only taste great, but that you can feel good about.  Recipes Submitted By: RUTH UNGERER, aka FIT MOM Pumpkin Spice Latte Ingredients: 1 cup (240mL) almond milk 1 tbsp (15g) pumpkin purée 4 drops vanilla crème stevia,

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Cinco After Five Grand Reopening

Cinco Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of After Five

After Five at Cinco Mexican Cantina hosted a grand re-opening celebration from July 7th-9th. They debuted a brand new tapas menu, new specialty drinks, new staff and live entertainment with popular, local acoustic and rock artist, James Patrick Morgan. After Five is an upscale, 21 and over, tapas and cocktail bar directly adjacent to Cinco

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