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2019 Suwanee Beer Fest Guide

2019 Suwanee Beer Fest Guide

Beer lovers assemble! Solis Suwanee Town Center presents The Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest, the Southeast’s premier festival celebrating all things craft beer. By: Lizzy Kidney  The festival returns to Suwanee Town Center Park on Saturday, March 16th. Falling on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, the annual event is known as much for serving up unlimited

2019 Summer Camp Guide

Consider our annual Summer Camp Guide as your handy local resource for keeping the kids happy and occupied during summer vacation. From sports camps to nature, science, art camps and more, we’ve listed a variety of camps that will cater to all of your child’s interests — and even teach them a new skill or

Bare Bones Steakhouse

Restaurant Spotlight: Bare Bones Steakhouse

Downtown Buford’s premier steakhouse is a “40-year dream fulfilled” for owners Buddy and Gale Maughon By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Raye Baldwin At 80-years-old, Master Meat Cutter Buddy Maughon takes great pride in preparing the meat each day at Bare Bones Steakhouse. With the help of his son, Buddy hand-cuts each of the steaks to

Aileron Investment Advisors

Business Spotlight: Aileron Investment Advisors

Suwanee’s Aileron Investment Advisors, a comprehensive financial planning firm run by father-daughter team Bill and Cindi Porter, has the tools you need to invest in your future. By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Karl Lamb Walking into the Aileron Investment Advisors office is like walking into a good friend’s home. The space is warm and

2019 Get Fit Challenge Update

We checked in with the Get Fit contestants to see how they’re progressing and what challenges they’ve faced on their journey so far. By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Julie Perdue and Chip Hogsed The past two months have been busy for our Get Fit Challenge contestants. In addition to working out multiple times a

The Buzz on: The Swarm

Suwanee Magazine Interviews players and coaches of the 2017 NLL World Champion Lacrosse Team, The Georgia Swarm.  By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Karl Lamb  Unbeknownst to most, the City of Atlanta’s two-decade championship dry spell was actually brought to an end well before the big Atlanta United win in December of 2018. In just their second

Introducing the 2019 Get Fit Challenge Contestants

After the success of last year’s Get Fit Challenge, in which the contestants lost a combined total of more than 100 pounds and nearly 20 inches, we decided to keep the momentum going into 2019! Once again we reached out to the Suwanee community looking for six people who wanted to reclaim their health and

5 Outdoor Ways to Get Active in Suwanee

It’s the beginning of a new year, which means most of us have set lofty goals for ourselves — “new year, new me” as the saying goes. We often plan to get healthy, lose weight, or commit to some other health- related “resolution.” Although we mean well, sometimes those big goals fall to the wayside

Meggitt Training Ssytems

Meggitt Training Systems

With recent partnerships with the Suwanee and Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office, Meggitt Training Systems is helping to make a giant impact on law enforcement in the local community and beyond. By: Lizzy Kidney Located in a 235,000-square-foot building just off of Brogdon Road in Suwanee, Meggitt Training Systems is the leading supplier of integrated live-fire

Left Nut Brewery

Left Nut Brewing

Since opening in 2013, Gainesville’s Left Nut Brewery has grown into a true hangout destination, where on any given night you can find people of all ages sitting at long communal tables conversing and playing board games. And that’s exactly the vision owner Nilanjan “Pap” Datta had in mind when he left corporate America to

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