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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

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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

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Website Design Do’s and Don’ts

Technology is a fickle thing — one minute you’re chugging along on cruise control in the HOV lane, bypassing the poor souls stuck in rush-hour traffic, and the next minute you’re failing to merge back into the main lanes after a sudden road closure. By: Alicia Carter Even digital marketing professionals can sometimes have trouble

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Suwanee Ballet Artists Take Honors

The Suwanee Ballet provides quality dance performance opportunities to young dancers in the Suwanee area who range in age from six to eighteen years old. Each Suwanee Ballet member is an athlete who learns to be a positive role model to others, a team player, to have self discipline, sensitivity, and passion. These qualities along

Student Awarded 1st Ever Technical Theater Scholarship

Local student Daniel Miller has dedicated much of his time to the Suwanee Academy of the Arts’ internship program for technical theatre. He has created lighting designs, programmed boards and assisted with training teammates on top of performing with the Suwanee Ballet and as a lead in the Community Art Players’ productions. “Daniel is the

Cooper O’Brien Scholarship Awarded To NGHS Graduates

This year, Kevin, Donna, and Parker O’Brien presented two North Gwinnett High School graduates with the Cooper O’Brien Scholarship Award. The award is given to seniors from North Gwinnett each year in honor of the O’Brien’s son, Cooper, who lost his battle with Clear Cell Sarcoma in 2014 at the age of 14. Students Madeline

Second-Annual Noble Clay 2K Row Takes Place this August

Ben and Laura Davis opened No Excuses CrossFit in conjunction with Kyle Maynard, a Suwanee native and quadruple amputee who is a speaker, author, and mixed martial athlete (not to mention he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro!), in Suwanee several years ago with the vision to better lives, one person at a time. They have since moved

Suwanee Health And Fitness Festival Coming to Town Center in August

On Saturday, August 24, stop by Town Center for the Suwanee Health and Fitness Festival hosted by local gym Physique Refinements. Owned by Terry Gatewood, Physique Refinements has served Suwanee since 1998. In 2018, the gym was voted “Best of Gwinnett” and Gatewood was also featured as one of Suwanee Magazine’s 2019 Get Fit Challenge

Beto’s Tacos Celebrates Grand Opening

On May 28, Beto’s Tacos celebrated their grand opening with free tacos! The celebration was a hit, attracting many to come and enjoy a taste of their delicious food. Beto’s Tacos is a new, authentic Mexican street taco restaurant offering a variety of Mexican flavors located at 3463 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Suwanee. In addition to

Best Mother In Suwanee Contest Winner Receives Makeover

In May, Suwanee Magazine featured Julie Huizer as our 2019 Best Mother in Suwanee contest winner. Her daughters, Lindsay, Ally and Gwen, wrote an incredible essay to highlight their mother. In addition to a number of gift cards from local businesses, one of Julie’s prizes was a makeover courtesy of Salon Greco in Suwanee. Dedicated

Fourth of July Event Roundup

Stone Mountain Fantastic Fourth Celebration Join Stone Mountain July 1-7 for seven days full of Fourth of July celebrations. Recently voted “Best Place to see Fireworks in Atlanta” by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a “Must-See Firework Show” by USA Today, Stone Mountain has created a week of great family attractions. For even more fun, stay

8 Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day

Daddy Daughter Dance The Carl House hosts its annual Daddy Daughter Dance this Saturday. This event is perfect for fathers and daughters to enjoy great food, fun music, dancing, a complimentary photo booth, and spend quality father-daughter time! Mothers and sons are encouraged to join as well. June 15, 5 p.m. CarlHouse.com Bluesberry Beer &

Where to celebrate National Donut Day

Today is National Donut Day, and some local donut shops are going all out to celebrate. If you want, you could head over to Dunkin’ or Krispy Kreme and take advantage of their National Donut Day deals or you could venture to some local favorites for sweet savings. Here are just a few of the

Meet Our Intern: Nicole Fordree

Nicole Fordree is a rising senior at Greater Atlanta Christian School and is excited for the opportunity to intern at Suwanee Magazine for two weeks this summer. She hopes to one day study either Humanities or Environmental Science in her higher education. In her free time, she likes to read, exercise, go on hikes, and

Suwanee’s Big Artsy debuts June 15

Get ready for some big, artsy things happening in Suwanee. On June 15th, the City of Suwanee’s new event, Big Artsy, will introduce 13 new art pieces at Town Center Park. These pieces make up the sixth installment of the city’s popular SculpTour exhibition. Since 2011, SculpTour has brought 79 new sculptures to downtown Suwanee,

Best Mom in Suwanee Contest 2019 winner

Reading through this year’s submissions for our Best Mom in Suwanee Contest was emotional. There were so many sweet stories about the wonderful women in our community who go above and beyond for their families. The stories were submitted by sons and daughters, husbands and friends, all praising the dedication, selflessness, and love these mothers

Suwanee’s Food Truck Fridays

Springtime is the official kickoff to food truck season and those trucks will soon converge on Suwanee Town Center for the annual Food Truck Fridays event. By: Alicia Carter It’s springtime in Suwanee, which means it’s time to turn off Netflix, break out of the house and spend the days soaking up the sun for

Mas Margaritas!

CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO WITH ONE OF THESE FIVE CREATIVE MARGARITA RECIPES FROM BEVERAGE SUPERSTORE! By: Claire Addison, Beverage Manager at Beverage Superstore Grayson Is there anything that calls to mind summer more than a fresh, cold margarita? As with many of the classic cocktails, the origin story of this drink is almost as fuzzy

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: How long should I wait to see if a new product or service will be a financial success, before I invest? A: Much less than in the past. A challenge that we face today as investors is that the time frame cycle for new investments keeps

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iCan Bike Comes to Suwanee

The Guide Project, a local nonprofit that helps find inclusive activities for people living with disabilities, brings iCan Bike Gwinnett to Suwanee. By: Alicia Carter | Photos Courtesy The Guide Project Becoming a parent is filled with many joys, some fears, and a whole lot of love. Becoming a parent of a child with special

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Summer Meals Program Coming to Gwinnett Parks

A program to ensure children have access to healthy meals during summer break is coming to three Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation locations. The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on May 7th approved a memorandum of understanding with the nonprofit Georgia Nutritional Services Inc. to serve as the sponsor for the federal Summer Food Service Program

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