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Suwanee Couple Shares Simple Message: Less Judgin’ More Luvin’

Suwanee Couple Shares Simple Message: Less Judgin’ More Luvin’

Making the decision to have a positive outlook may seem simplistic, but that simple step can be life-changing, as one Suwanee couple has discovered. With their website and product line, Less Judgin’ More Luvin’, Chris and Georgianna Shumate are sharing this philosophy with the world. Chris Shumate has always been a straightforward person, but he

Outdoor Spaces From Your Friends at Outrageous Interiors

Whether you like spending lazy spring days lounging with a book or you prefer to entertain with a lively barbecue or pool party, springtime in Georgia is a beautiful time of year. And as spring begins to heat up and summer hovers just over the horizon, blue skies and bright sunshine may perhaps tempt area

What’s Brewing: Summer Beers

The weather is heating up and summer is rapidly approaching, so it’s time to start picking out the best beers to match this wonderful weather. Some of you might be afraid that all craft beers are heavy and not the best choice for being outdoors in the sun, and will turn to lighter mass-produced alternatives.

North Gwinnett Arts Association’s Art Splash

Visual and performing arts will be showcased at the fourth annual Arts in the Park celebration, which takes place 11:00 a.m. until 6 p.m. May 18 at Town Center Park in Suwanee. With artist demonstrations and live performances throughout the day, there will be plenty to see and do for everyone. This year’s theme–Art Splash!–will

Suwanee PD vs. Lanier High Teachers

Charity Basketball Game Raises Thousands for Injured Suwanee Police Officer March Madness broke out at Lanier High School on March 15 when Suwanee police officers took on some Lanier High School teachers in a basketball game to help out a school resource officer injured while on the job. Officer Rolando Jimenez was seriously injured Feb.

How is the Suwanee Housing Market?

Have you been wondering what is going on with the Real Estate market in Suwanee? Are values really going up, and are houses really selling again? These are the right questions to be asking right now! Things are changing, and we are in the perfect location to see these changes. Yahoo! Finance conducted a study

SBA: Member Comments

The SBA meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at different business locations in town. For more info: Suwanee.org. I’m a member of the SBA because it allows Quantum National Bank to support the small businesses in our community and to build long-lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with them.

City Buzz

Snap Suwanee Winning Photos Now on Display The 2013 Snap Suwanee winning photographs are now on exhibit at Suwanee City Hall, 330 Town Center Avenue. Ten winning photographs were selected from among 66 entries received from 18 photographers. The annual exhibit includes photographs of Suwanee-related people, places, and scenes. The 2013 Snap Suwanee exhibit will

Tell Us Why Your Mother is The Best Mother in Suwanee

Tell Us Why Your Mother is The Best Mother in Suwanee Submit a 100-200 word essay and tell us why your mother, daughter, sister, wife, grandmother, friend is the best mother in Suwanee! Please include your email address, phone number and city where the mother resides. To be eligible, mothers do not necessarily have to

2013 Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest

The Suwanee Beer Fest has become a Suwanee tradition with thousands of beer lovers waiting anxiously for its return each spring, looking forward to another exciting celebration of beer culture in downtown Suwanee’s Town Center Park. Entering its third year, the festival, presented by The Beer Growler, is set for 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Suwanee Creek Bicycles: Suwanee Business Shifts Into High Gear

Whether you’re young, old, or in between, a professional cyclist or just out to spend some time getting fresh air and exercise, riding a bicycle can be a fun outdoor activity. But as with any sporting activity, one needs the proper equipment in good repair. Jeff Nalley, a cyclist for forty years, has participated in

Styles of Craft Beer

Welcome Back! Last issue we briefly discussed the history of American Craft Beer. This issue we will be diving deeper into the many styles the world of craft beer has to offer. I have narrowed our discussion down to the most popular brews and will provide you with a good base of what each one

2013 Summer Camp Guide

Music, dance, art, sports…Whatever your child’s interest, Suwanee Magazine has a camp listing for your child! It’s that time again – time to plan where your child will spend his or her week of summer camp. Whether one week of camp or several weeks of camp are in store for your child’s summer, Suwanee Magazine’s

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