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2018 Holiday Traditions & Recipes

2018 Holiday Traditions & Recipes

One of the greatest parts of the holidays is the sweet familiarity of our annual holiday traditions. From the aromas of our special recipes filling the house to the fun of gathering together in matching PJs, we each have our own unique way of celebrating with family and friends. This year, we asked members of

Connections Homes

A Lasting Legacy

Connections Homes provides hope, mentorship, and family to teens aging out of foster care.  By: Angela Veugeler Four years ago, Suwanee residents Michael and Erin Lundmark planned to add to their family through adoption. The Lundmarks already had three wonderful children of their own, but Erin had a heart for children and was looking to adopt

Business Spotlight: Heartis Suwanee

Heartis Suwanee is an inclusive retirement community with resort-style amenities that encourages its residents to live inspired while also living well. By: Lizzy Kidney  How do you envision retirement? Do you see yourself enjoying chef-prepared meals, ambling along beautifully landscaped trails, or relaxing at a beauty or barber shop? What if we told you there

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

Suwanee Academy of the Arts Gingerbread Festival 2018

THE BELOVED ANNUAL TRADITION THAT SIGNALS THE GREATEST TIME OF THE YEAR IS FINALLY UPON US. Since 2007, the Gingerbread Festival has hosted performances by the talented young singers and dancers of Suwanee Performing Arts’ Sounds of Suwanee and Suwanee Ballet, a gingerbread house contest, and an interactive telling of The Nutcracker by Suwanee Academy’s

Jingle in the Park

Jingle in the Park

This family-friendly event will become your new Suwanee holiday tradition. Head over to Suwanee Town Center on December 1st for Jingle in the Park, a family-friendly holiday event benefiting HappyFeat, a local nonprofit whose mission is to create inclusive opportunities for people living with disabilities. The day will kick off with a 5K, and will

Halloween events roundup

The spookiest time of year is upon us! There’s no shortage of ways to celebrate all things Halloween around town this year — both family-friendly and adults-only — so take a break from the pumpkin patches, don your costumes and have some festive fun at one of these events. Suwanee Trek or Treat | October 28

2018 Fall Fun Guide

Believe it or not, fall is just around the corner. With the return of pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters and cooler weather also comes pumpkin patches, apple picking, haunted houses and the much-anticipated festival season. Before your fall calendar fills up, we have compiled a guide of can’t-miss fall activities for you and your family.

North Gwinnett High School: Return of the Champs

Suwanee Magazine had a chance to catch up with the North Gwinnett Bulldogs to hear what it is like going into the 2018 season as State Champions.  Interviews by Lizzy Kidney and Angela Veugeler | Photos by Karl Lamb Resilient is the best word to describe the North Gwinnett Bulldogs in their 2017 State Champion

Haunted Gwinnett

Every fall, an eerie presence fills the air for a short period of time and then fades away. Some poke fun at ‘all things spooky’ that the Halloween season brings, and some do not dare to test the limits… but, either side you’re on, Gwinnett County has been home to many historic sites – and

The Fresh Market Experience at Suwanee Wine Fest

The Fresh Market Suwanee prides itself on sourcing and partnering with local businesses to deliver better, fresher products while also making a positive impact on the local economy. They have been actively involved in supporting the Suwanee community, including being a proud sponsor of Suwanee Wine Fest. By: Angela Veugeler    On November 3rd in

Q&A with Collins Hill and Peachtree Ridge Football Coaches

We talked to head coaches of Collins Hill and Peachtree Ridge High Schools on What to Expect from their teams this season.  Interviews by Lizzy Kidney Q&A WITH 2018 COLLINS HILL EAGLES HEAD COACH Coach Lenny Gregory  The former Centennial High School coach made his way back to Gwinnett County as the Collins Hill head

The Famous Toastery: Toast of the Town

The Famous Toastery, recently named one of CNBC’s “6 hot restaurant franchises to watch,” has taken the city of Suwanee by storm. From its healthy (and not-so-healthy) menu items to its upbeat atmosphere, this brunch spot is sure to provide a dining experience the whole family will love. Story By: Lizzy Kidney What started as

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