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Best Wings in Suwanee

Last year we took on the challenge of finding the best tacos and margaritas in Suwanee, but this year we decided to spice things up and tasked ourselves with finding Suwanee’s best chicken wing. By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Karl Lamb THE CONTEST: Suwanee Magazine invited local restaurants with chicken wings on their menu

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Restaurant Spotlight: Simply Done Donuts

Duluth’s Simply Done Donuts packs big flavor into bit-size packages. By: Alicia Carter | Photos Courtesy Simply Done Donuts and ATLYS MEDIA A lot of people dream about quitting their 9-to-5 to pursue their passion, but very few people actually act upon it. After all, it’s risky, and not to mention scary, to venture out on your

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Website Design Do’s and Don’ts

Technology is a fickle thing — one minute you’re chugging along on cruise control in the HOV lane, bypassing the poor souls stuck in rush-hour traffic, and the next minute you’re failing to merge back into the main lanes after a sudden road closure. By: Alicia Carter Even digital marketing professionals can sometimes have trouble

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North Gwinnett Bulldogs win State Championship

North Gwinnett Bulldogs Win State Championship

On Friday, December 15th, the North Gwinnett Bulldogs defeated the Colquitt County Packers in the Class AAAAAAA championship football game at North’s Tom Robinson Stadium in Suwanee. With 5:50 left in the game, North took the lead with a touchdown, but kicker Cameron Clark missed the extra point. The Packers wasted no time driving down

Restaurant Spotlight: Simply Done Donuts

Duluth’s Simply Done Donuts packs big flavor into bit-size packages. By: Alicia Carter | Photos Courtesy Simply Done Donuts and ATLYS MEDIA A lot of people dream about quitting their 9-to-5 to pursue their passion, but very few people actually act upon it. After all, it’s risky, and not to mention scary, to venture out on your

Brewery Spotlight: Six Bridges Brewing

Father-son duo bring their shared passion for beer to Johns Creek with Six Bridges Brewing By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Karl Lamb The longtime dream of Charles and Clay Gridley has grown into Georgia’s first father-son owned brewery. Six Bridges Brewing features open ceilings, a long bar with plenty of seating, and large communal tables

Suwanee Wine Fest returns!

Save the date: The 7th annual Suwanee Wine Fest returns to Town Center Park this November! Wine lovers will once again have the opportunity to spend the day sampling wines from all over the world as Beverage Superstore has hand-selected more than 150 premium wine selections to create a tasting experience that everyone will enjoy. Several

Best Wings in Suwanee

Last year we took on the challenge of finding the best tacos and margaritas in Suwanee, but this year we decided to spice things up and tasked ourselves with finding Suwanee’s best chicken wing. By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Karl Lamb THE CONTEST: Suwanee Magazine invited local restaurants with chicken wings on their menu

Sippin’ in the Sun!

During the warmer months, lighter reds, rosé and white wines take center stage By: Maurie Collins, CEO and Co-Founder of Sip Happens Wine Shoppe When looking for white wines that pair perfectly with the outdoors, well, the world is your oyster! Choose varietals that are clean and crisp with great acidity or minerality. Sparkling wines

iCan Bike Comes to Suwanee

The Guide Project, a local nonprofit that helps find inclusive activities for people living with disabilities, brings iCan Bike Gwinnett to Suwanee. By: Alicia Carter | Photos Courtesy The Guide Project Becoming a parent is filled with many joys, some fears, and a whole lot of love. Becoming a parent of a child with special

Website Design Do’s and Don’ts

Technology is a fickle thing — one minute you’re chugging along on cruise control in the HOV lane, bypassing the poor souls stuck in rush-hour traffic, and the next minute you’re failing to merge back into the main lanes after a sudden road closure. By: Alicia Carter Even digital marketing professionals can sometimes have trouble

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: How long should I wait to see if a new product or service will be a financial success, before I invest? A: Much less than in the past. A challenge that we face today as investors is that the time frame cycle for new investments keeps

Business Spotlight: Suwanee Sports Academy

Suwanee’s premier multi-sports complex is in the business of building confidence. By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Karl Lamb There’s a palatable kinetic energy at Suwanee Sports Academy. Not only is it present in the motion of the players on the court, but it’s also apparent in the drive of its leadership, who facilitate a

Q&A with StillFire Brewing’s Phil Farrell

Ahead of Suwanee’s new hometown brewery opening in September, we chatted with StillFire Brewing’s new brewmaster about his favorite style of beer, craft trends, and the legend of his famous rubber chicken. By: Randall Veugeler, Co-Founder of StillFire Brewing MMBEER license plate – check. Brewery logo cap – check. “I 🖤Beer” T-shirt – check. Massive

Q&A with ATL UTD 2’s Patrick Okonkwo

On a sunny day in 2017, surrounded by more than 45,000 Atlanta United soccer fans, Patrick Okonkwo’s entire journey came full circle.  By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Chip Hogsed From losing his father at a young age in Nigeria to moving to Jamaica and eventually arriving in Suwanee after the Morton family adopted him

Currently Loving: July/August

Snapshots of the food, shops, events and more we’re loving around town.   Small Blessings A friend recently gifted me a Blessings Bracelet from Sugar Hill’s Mint Juleps during a particularly difficult time in my life. The bracelet is meant to be worn as a reminder of all of the blessings in your life. Anytime

Summer Meals Program Coming to Gwinnett Parks

A program to ensure children have access to healthy meals during summer break is coming to three Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation locations. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on May 7th approved a memorandum of understanding with the nonprofit Georgia Nutritional Services Inc. to serve as the sponsor for the federal Summer Food Service Program

Local Women Represent At 2019 Miss Georgia Pageant

Miss Cobb County Alexa Gilomen, 22, a 2018 graduate of the University of Georgia and Suwanee resident, was crowned runner-up at the 2019 Miss Georgia Pageant on June 15. In her spare time, Alexa focuses on her community service outreach initiative by promoting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and music education programs in Title 1 schools.

Local Students Create Homegrown Zoo

A group of Rivermoore Park residents ages 6-10 recently channeled their inner zookeepers. Over the last few months, the kids have worked diligently researching animals indigenous to Suwanee’s Rivermoore Park, collecting them in various habitats, and caring for them throughout that period with a goal to protect them from their natural predators. The children unveiled

Local Author Publishes New Book to Help Beat Cardiometabolic Diseases

Arteries in Harmony, a new book by Suwanee resident and cardiologist, Dr. Anthony Pothoulakis, aims to educate people on why healthier choices need to be implemented into our daily lives to fight obesity, diabetes, and cardiometabolic diseases including heart attacks and strokes. According to Dr. Anthony’s website, with adult obesity in the U.S. almost tripling

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: How long should I wait to see if a new product or service will be a financial success, before I invest? A: Much less than in the past. A challenge that we face today as investors is that the time frame cycle for new investments keeps

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iCan Bike Comes to Suwanee

The Guide Project, a local nonprofit that helps find inclusive activities for people living with disabilities, brings iCan Bike Gwinnett to Suwanee. By: Alicia Carter | Photos Courtesy The Guide Project Becoming a parent is filled with many joys, some fears, and a whole lot of love. Becoming a parent of a child with special

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Summer Meals Program Coming to Gwinnett Parks

A program to ensure children have access to healthy meals during summer break is coming to three Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation locations. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on May 7th approved a memorandum of understanding with the nonprofit Georgia Nutritional Services Inc. to serve as the sponsor for the federal Summer Food Service Program

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