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StillFire Brewing: Setting the Georgia Craft Beer Scene on Fire!

Suwanee’s first brewery sets its sights on building an iconic craft beer brand that is synonymous with quality, loyalty, and community in the heart of downtown Suwanee. By: Lizzy James | Photos by Karl Lamb There’s a new reason to say “cheers” in Suwanee. The much anticipated debut of Suwanee’s new hometown brewery, StillFire Brewing,

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Suwanee Wine Fest 2019

Fall is finally here, and with it comes the return of some of our favorite fall festivals! With events like Suwanee Fest, the Duluth Fall Festival, and Taste of Atlanta, there is something happening in and around our community almost every weekend. However, there is one festival in particular that warrants a special place on

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Business Spotlight: C.C. Liquidations

This premier discount furniture shop just might be Suwanee’s best kept secret — until now. By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Karl Lamb If you haven’t been to C.C. Liquidations Home Furnishings & More, then you better run, not walk, to perhaps one of Suwanee’s best kept shopping secrets. The discount home furnishings store, opened

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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

Suwanee Wine Fest 2019

Fall is finally here, and with it comes the return of some of our favorite fall festivals! With events like Suwanee Fest, the Duluth Fall Festival, and Taste of Atlanta, there is something happening in and around our community almost every weekend. However, there is one festival in particular that warrants a special place on

StillFire Brewing: Setting the Georgia Craft Beer Scene on Fire!

Suwanee’s first brewery sets its sights on building an iconic craft beer brand that is synonymous with quality, loyalty, and community in the heart of downtown Suwanee. By: Lizzy James | Photos by Karl Lamb There’s a new reason to say “cheers” in Suwanee. The much anticipated debut of Suwanee’s new hometown brewery, StillFire Brewing,

Fall Festival Guide 2019

With fall right around the corner, we’re finally getting a reprieve from the hot Georgia summer days. Along with the crisper air, fall brings with it back-to-school shopping, hot lattes, football, and one of the best times of the year: fall festival season! We’ve compiled a list of some of the best festivals in the

High School Extra Credit

We reached out to local high schools to shine a light on some of the MVPs of their under-the-radar sports and activities. By: Lizzy James and Madison Coats  Basketball, football, baseball — oh my! These universally known sports tend to dominate conversations surrounding high school extracurriculars, but what about the hundreds of other after-school activities

Restaurant Spotlight: Beto’s Tacos

Authentic Mexican street-style tacos on the streets of Suwanee By: Natalie Stubbs | Photos by Karl Lamb There’s one word to best describe Roberto “Beto” Correa – and that’s passionate. Beto, nicknamed by his parents, is the owner and executive chef of Beto’s Tacos in Suwanee. Beto’s experience in Mexican cuisine and hospitality is anything

Business Spotlight: C.C. Liquidations

This premier discount furniture shop just might be Suwanee’s best kept secret — until now. By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Karl Lamb If you haven’t been to C.C. Liquidations Home Furnishings & More, then you better run, not walk, to perhaps one of Suwanee’s best kept shopping secrets. The discount home furnishings store, opened

12 things you can do now to strengthen your college application

It’s that time of year when seniors are busy putting the final touches on their college applications. With a simple click, they’ll hit “submit” on the culmination of years of preparation. For their fellow underclassmen, it’s never too early to think about your “next step.” As your time to apply is still a little time

Into Netherworld

With Halloween right around the corner, we met up with Netherworld Co-Founder, Ben Armstrong, for a behind-the-scenes look at one of the top haunted houses in the nation. By: Lizzy James | Photos Courtesy of Netherworld Haunted House For more than two decades, Netherworld Haunted House has remained a rite of passage for thrill seekers

Sugar Hill City Buzz

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler. Fall is on the horizon. Luckily, Sugar Hill has you covered for every season! The rapidly growing downtown is the perfect place to watch games this fall, be entertained by touring and local performances, and connect with friends and family. Sugar Hill’s SHINE District,

Leaving its Marc

Château Élan’s Southern-inspired bar and chophouse, Marc Bar & Restaurant, gets a revamp By: Natalie Stubbs | Photos by Chateau Elan Beautifully nestled on 3,500 acres in Braselton, Georgia, lies one of metro Atlanta’s most treasured destinations, Château Élan Winery & Resort. Open to the public since 1985, Château Élan has been pleasing the palates

Panache Consignment New Ownership

On July 1, 2019, Nichelle James-Mickens became the new owner of Panache Consignment Boutique located in Suwanee Town Center. Nichelle says she is extremely delighted to become a new member of Suwanee Town Center and the amazing community. Nichelle has been a Suwanee resident for more than 16 years and frequently visited Panache, which is

Level Minds CBD Health Club Opens in Suwanee

Level Minds CBD was established in 2015 by Shiloh and Nelson Bigles, a local Gwinnett husband-and-wife team. They are both alternative health business owners and were ecstatic when Hemp CBD became legal in January 2015, and they began research and development for Level Minds CBD. Fast track to 2019 and they have now opened Level

Shadowbrook Church Offers Upward Basketball and Cheerleading

Shadowbrook Church is offering Upward Sports this winter with a mission to connect families and the community through their love for sports. Registration for basketball ($125) and cheerleading ($80) will begin on September 1, and the season will wrap up at the end of February. All ages will be part of the same league, however,

C.C. Liquidations Moves to New, Larger Location in Suwanee

C.C. Liquidations Home Furnishings & More’s grand opening took place July 12, 2019, at its new, much larger location! The best kept secret in Suwanee for home furnishings, decor, area rugs and so much more for your whole house, inside and out, has almost doubled in size — over 17,000 square feet. C.C. Liquidations receives

B-Spectacled to Celebrate First Anniversary

Suwanee’s newest luxury eyecare center, B-Spectacled, will celebrate its first anniversary on September 14 from 2-4:30 p.m. As the sister store of Sugarloaf Eyecare, which has been providing exceptional service to Duluth for 20 years, the team decided Suwannee would be a great community to expand their business. Stop in and check out their great

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS One possibility is a charitable gift annuity. It may help provide benefits for you and for a charity of your choice, a possible win-win. If you still need income during retirement but are willing to leave some or all your remaining assets at death to a charity,

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Into Netherworld

With Halloween right around the corner, we met up with Netherworld Co-Founder, Ben Armstrong, for a behind-the-scenes look at one of the top haunted houses in the nation. By: Lizzy James | Photos Courtesy of Netherworld Haunted House For more than two decades, Netherworld Haunted House has remained a rite of passage for thrill seekers

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Leaving its Marc

Château Élan’s Southern-inspired bar and chophouse, Marc Bar & Restaurant, gets a revamp By: Natalie Stubbs | Photos by Chateau Elan Beautifully nestled on 3,500 acres in Braselton, Georgia, lies one of metro Atlanta’s most treasured destinations, Château Élan Winery & Resort. Open to the public since 1985, Château Élan has been pleasing the palates

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