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,


Suwanee Wine Fest 2019

Fall is finally here, and with it comes the return of some of our favorite fall festivals! With events like Suwanee Fest, the Duluth Fall Festival, and Taste of Atlanta, there is something happening in and around our community almost every weekend. However, there is one festival in particular that warrants a special place on


Business Spotlight: C.C. Liquidations

This premier discount furniture shop just might be Suwanee’s best kept secret — until now. By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Karl Lamb If you haven’t been to C.C. Liquidations Home Furnishings & More, then you better run, not walk, to perhaps one of Suwanee’s best kept shopping secrets. The discount home furnishings store, opened

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Bear’s Best Atlanta Classis to Benefit ALS Cure

Each year, Bear’s Best Atlanta takes part in the ClubCorp’s charity classic by hosting a golf event. This year’s event will benefit Augies Quest to Cure ALS, ClubCorp’s Employee Care Foundation, and The First Tee Metro Atlanta. The event will include three-person teams playing in a shamble (modified scramble format) and a golf and cornhole

Indio Brewing Celebrates Grand Opening

Jonathan Martinez and his wife have officially made their dream of opening a brewery a reality in Sugar Hill. Indio Brewing celebrated its grand opening on July 21 with live music by Blue Mischief, delicious homemade empanadas and quesadillas by Frita Kale-O, and of course, plenty of beer! The beer menu features a 19- hour

Art for All Campaign

The city of Suwanee does not hide its passion for the arts. In 2008, the Public Arts Commission was adopted and since then the city has gained over a dozen artworks, which developers have placed on their properties. Taking it a step further, in 2015, a public master art plan was adopted, which committed Suwanee

Suwanee’s DKs Esthetics Offers Skin Care and More for both Men and Women

DKs Esthetics is a Veteran-owned-and-operated, appointment-only solo spa located in The Crossing office park off Suwanee Dam Road behind Sushi Nami. This convenient location allows clientele to enjoy the quiet serenity of the space. DKS is focused on clinical esthetics, addressing aging skin, acne, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, and sensitive skin for both women and men.

Sugar Hill’s Perazim Clothing + Lifestyle Boutique is Designed with Women in Mind

Perazim Clothing + Lifestyle Boutique opened its doors to local style enthusiasts in may. Perazim is conveniently located in downtown Sugar Hill’s E-Center and features exclusive clothing, handcrafted jewelry, ethically made leather goods, and heartfelt gifts. Sheila and Lora, a mother-daughter team, created the store with the purpose of empowering women with confidence to look

The Big T’do

North Gwinnett Schools Foundation’s Annual Fundraiser Impacts Local Students in a Big Way By: Angela Veugeler Suwanee consistently tops national lists as one of the best places to live or raise a family (Money Magazine 2014, Kiplinger.com). With the many parks, Suwanee Town Center, Suwanee Creek Greenway, affordable living and proximity to Atlanta, it’s no

Highlights of the Season: 5 Must-Try Wines at the 2019 Suwanee Wine Fest

Block out your calendar, because Suwanee Wine Fest returns to Town Center Park on November 2nd, and the wine experts at Beverage SuperStore have hand-selected more than 150 wines for attendees to try at the seventh annual event. Festival organizers are working hard to curate an incredible wine list featuring an array of this year’s

Inspire Your Kids’ Love of Learning

Inspire Your Kids’ Love of Learning By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling It is so great to see your kids light up with joy when they master a new task or figure out why something works for the first time. When you see your kids get excited about learning, you can’t help but feel

Effectively Treating Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is like any other important health-related issue — it should not be neglected. Did you know that hearing loss is one of the most common health problems in our country, affecting 30 to 48 million Americans? It is estimated that one in three people older than 65 are affected by hearing loss. By:

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS One possibility is a charitable gift annuity. It may help provide benefits for you and for a charity of your choice, a possible win-win. If you still need income during retirement but are willing to leave some or all your remaining assets at death to a charity,

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

Restaurant Spotlight: Simply Done Donuts

Duluth’s Simply Done Donuts packs big flavor into bit-size packages. By: Alicia Carter | Photos Courtesy Simply Done Donuts and ATLYS MEDIA A lot of people dream about quitting their 9-to-5 to pursue their passion, but very few people actually act upon it. After all, it’s risky, and not to mention scary, to venture out on your

Brewery Spotlight: Six Bridges Brewing

Father-son duo bring their shared passion for beer to Johns Creek with Six Bridges Brewing By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Karl Lamb The longtime dream of Charles and Clay Gridley has grown into Georgia’s first father-son owned brewery. Six Bridges Brewing features open ceilings, a long bar with plenty of seating, and large communal tables

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

Sippin’ in the Sun!

During the warmer months, lighter reds, rosé and white wines take center stage By: Maurie Collins, CEO and Co-Founder of Sip Happens Wine Shoppe When looking for white wines that pair perfectly with the outdoors, well, the world is your oyster! Choose varietals that are clean and crisp with great acidity or minerality. Sparkling wines

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS One possibility is a charitable gift annuity. It may help provide benefits for you and for a charity of your choice, a possible win-win. If you still need income during retirement but are willing to leave some or all your remaining assets at death to a charity,


Into Netherworld

With Halloween right around the corner, we met up with Netherworld Co-Founder, Ben Armstrong, for a behind-the-scenes look at one of the top haunted houses in the nation. By: Lizzy James | Photos Courtesy of Netherworld Haunted House For more than two decades, Netherworld Haunted House has remained a rite of passage for thrill seekers

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Leaving its Marc

Château Élan’s Southern-inspired bar and chophouse, Marc Bar & Restaurant, gets a revamp By: Natalie Stubbs | Photos by Chateau Elan Beautifully nestled on 3,500 acres in Braselton, Georgia, lies one of metro Atlanta’s most treasured destinations, Château Élan Winery & Resort. Open to the public since 1985, Château Élan has been pleasing the palates

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