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Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Catching up with some of our favorite people (and a horse!) who have graced the cover of Suwanee Magazine over the years. By: Lizzy Kidney, Angela Veugeler and Alicia Carter It’s hard to believe that we’re celebrating 10 years with this issue. Suwanee Magazine made its debut with the November/December issue in 2010 with Kyle

Good Stewards: North Gwinnett Co-op

North Gwinnett Co-op’s recent expansion will allow the nonprofit to help even more people in the community through its food bank, thrift store and other services. By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Karl Lamb Many know North Gwinnett Co-op as a community food bank, but it’s so much more than that. The co-op offers tutoring

Cafe Amico

Restaurant Spotlight: Cafe Amico

Suwanee’s newest coffeehouse serves up handcrafted coffee drinks alongside a curated breakfast, brunch and lunch menu at Town Center. By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Karl Lamb Located in Suwanee Town Center, Cafe Amico greets its guests with the strong and satisfying smell of fresh espresso as it swirls together with the sweet flavors of

Ways to Give Back

Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

The holidays are a time to reflect and, when we can, give back to those less fortunate. Each year, we dedicate space in our Holiday Issue to highlight local ways we can give back to our community. From donation and volunteer opportunities to sponsoring a child in need, there’s no shortage of ways to contribute

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

Currently Loving: September/October

Snapshots of the food, shops, events and more we’re loving around town. Best BLT I visited Café Amico at Suwanee Town Center on a recent weekday afternoon and while the café is known for its coffee drinks, I decided to indulge in one of the sandwiches on the brunch menu. The BLT was served on

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

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

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