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A Note from Our Editor

My husband and I moved to Suwanee almost exactly 6 years ago. We choose Suwanee because we wanted to be fairly close to Atlanta, it had a very reasonable cost of living and because I love running and wanted to be by the Suwanee Greenway. Suwanee was an awesome place to live then and it

Suwanee, GA Ranked #3 for Great Cities to Raise Your Kids

Suwanee sits in Atlanta’s moneyed northern suburbs: Think big yards and small crime rates. The town’s highly regarded schools make it a particularly good place for raising children. The education non-profit GreatSchools.org rates every school in the district an enviable 9 or 10 (out of 10). Kids in northern Georgia also benefit from proximity to

March for Babies

Suwanee was one of 900 communities where area residents put on their walking shoes April 28 and headed to Town Center Park to make the four mile trek to “March for Babies.” The “March for Babies” event is held to raise awareness and funds to benefit the March of Dimes. The funds raised go to support

2012 Summer Adventures

Summer is almost upon us! There is so much to see and do in the Atlanta area. Our Summer Adventure Guide highlights some hot spots you won’t want to miss. From a tour of the city by helicopter to a Wild Animal Safari to a trail ride in the beautiful North Georgia mountains, these adventures

Treetop Quest: Adventures in your Backyard!

Treetop Quest | 770-670-9908 | 2020 Clean Water Drive Buford, GA 30519 www.treetopquest.com No tiptoeing in these treetops! Soar, zip, climb, crawl, and swing through the most unique and exhilarating eco-adventure course of its kind in Georgia. Treetop Quest is an exhibit at the Gwinnett Environmental Heritage Center, located just a stone’s throw from Suwanee

Get into the Swim!

In September 1977, Chris Davis and Jim Fraser started SwimAtlanta; realizing a dream since their days of swimming together in high school, become a reality. The co-founders recruited primarily from the local summer league teams prior to that first September, hoping to build their own pool from the onset. They were unable to raise the funds to

Suwanee’s Harvest Farm: Growing a Sense of Community

BY: Tana Christian Suggs Residents of Suwanee have a lot of reasons to get out and see friends and neighbors whether it’s at Suwanee Town Center Park for a festival, a meeting at City Hall or playing in the dirt at Suwanee’s Community Garden. The community garden opened in spring 2010. Now beginning the third

Suwanee Gets Twisted

BY: Tana Christian Suggs So get ready as the ultimate Tex Mex restaurant with a twist plans to open its Suwanee location on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road at the end of May. Christian George, General Manager of Twisted Taco said the decision to open the Suwanee restaurant was easy. “We know Suwanee is a great community and

Art on a Limb Blossoms in May

It’s a bud? It’s a mug? It’s Art on a Limb! And it has become tradition in Suwanee, art will be blossoming along the Suwanee Creek Greenway and other trails around the city during the month of May. Through its Art on a Limb program, the City of Suwanee “hides” two pieces of original art

Summer Décor

BY: Robin Burns, owner of The Perfect Piece Design Tips From Suwanee Decorating Professionals The flowers of spring have bloomed and summer is on its way! While many people have completed their “spring cleaning” efforts by now, the rest of us took time to smell the spring flowers, and are perhaps, just getting started. Fortunately,

2012 SculpTour: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit Artists & Pieces Announced

What stands 4-foot to 10-foot tall, weighs more than 4,600 pounds cumulatively, and is made mostly of steel, but also aluminum, wood, and bronze? It’s the 15 public art pieces that comprise the 2012 Suwanee SculpTour. Presented this year by QuikTrip, SculpTour is Suwanee’s walkable outdoor exhibit of original sculptures. Displayed nearly year-round in and

Annandale Village: A Culture of Caring

All parents want their children to lead active, productive, well-balanced happy lives. Will he or she have the opportunity for education, join a peer group, enjoy and benefit from leisure activities? Will your child continue to discover and develop interests and talents, take pride in accomplishments, gain purpose and direction and lead a more adult,

Chicago! Suwanee! Suwanee Business Alliance

By: Ed Szczesniak President, Suwanee Business Alliance As the late, great Frank Sinatra sang so well “This is my kind of town, Suwanee is!” Sorry Old Blue Eyes…but those of us who live, work and play here would love to go toe to toe with you on the virtues of Suwanee versus Chicago. Here’s the

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