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Fourth of July Event Roundup

Fourth of July Event Roundup

Stone Mountain Fantastic Fourth Celebration Join Stone Mountain July 1-7 for seven days full of Fourth of July celebrations. Recently voted “Best Place to see Fireworks in Atlanta” by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a “Must-See Firework Show” by USA Today, Stone Mountain has created a week of great family attractions. For even more fun, stay

8 Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day

Daddy Daughter Dance The Carl House hosts its annual Daddy Daughter Dance this Saturday. This event is perfect for fathers and daughters to enjoy great food, fun music, dancing, a complimentary photo booth, and spend quality father-daughter time! Mothers and sons are encouraged to join as well. June 15, 5 p.m. CarlHouse.com Bluesberry Beer &

Suwanee’s Big Artsy debuts June 15

Get ready for some big, artsy things happening in Suwanee. On June 15th, the City of Suwanee’s new event, Big Artsy, will introduce 13 new art pieces at Town Center Park. These pieces make up the sixth installment of the city’s popular SculpTour exhibition. Since 2011, SculpTour has brought 79 new sculptures to downtown Suwanee,

Best Mom in Suwanee Contest 2019 winner

Reading through this year’s submissions for our Best Mom in Suwanee Contest was emotional. There were so many sweet stories about the wonderful women in our community who go above and beyond for their families. The stories were submitted by sons and daughters, husbands and friends, all praising the dedication, selflessness, and love these mothers

Mas Margaritas!

CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO WITH ONE OF THESE FIVE CREATIVE MARGARITA RECIPES FROM BEVERAGE SUPERSTORE! By: Claire Addison, Beverage Manager at Beverage Superstore Grayson Is there anything that calls to mind summer more than a fresh, cold margarita? As with many of the classic cocktails, the origin story of this drink is almost as fuzzy

2019 Get Fit Challenge Results

THE 2019 CONTESTANTS LOST A COMBINED TOTAL OF MORE THAN 100 POUNDS AND NEARLY 20% BODY FAT! By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Julie Perdue All good things must come to an end, and so must the 2019 Get Fit Challenge. Over the last three months, the contestants have worked hard to change their lifestyles,

Art of the Brew: Contrast Artisan Ales

Chamblee’s new brewery brings contrast to the Georgia craft beer scene. By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Chase Medlin Before opening Contrast Artisan Ales in Chamblee, founder and Suwanee native Chase Medlin had already made waves in the Georgia craft beer scene. He got his start brewing at the popular Twain’s Brewpub & Billiards in

Livin’ it Up with Lizzy: Livin’ it Up with the Lions

THE GEORGIA AQUARIUM’S NEW CALIFORNIA SEA LION ENCOUNTER HELPS TO BRING AWARENESS TO THE PUBLIC! By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Alicia Carter and Chip Hogsed Since 2005, the Georgia Aquarium has been dedicated to spreading awareness and education about the extraordinary animals who inhabit our oceans. As a leading facility for aquatic animal conservation

Thru-Hiking the AT

THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL REQUIRES DEDICATION, ENDURANCE AND MONTHS OF PREPARATION. THE ANNUAL KICK-OFF EVENT TOOK PLACE AT THE AMICALOLA FALLS STATE PARK AND LODGE, WHERE VENDORS AND HIKERS SHARED STORIES FROM THEIR TIME ON THE TRAIL. By: Lizzy Kidney  Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, which spans more than 14 states, is no small feat. Each

Sugar Hill Buzz

There’s a buzz in Sugar Hill and it isn’t just the honey bees. The city’s growing downtown, newly opened businesses, and a full schedule of fun events offer plenty of opportunity to explore the sweet city this summer. The Bowl amphitheater will host a star- studded concert series beginning May 4 with country legends Trace

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