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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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2019 Get Fit Challenge Results

THE 2019 CONTESTANTS LOST A COMBINED TOTAL OF MORE THAN 100 POUNDS AND NEARLY 20% BODY FAT! By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Julie Perdue All good things must come to an end, and so must the 2019 Get Fit Challenge. Over the last three months, the contestants have worked hard to change their lifestyles,

Art of the Brew: Contrast Artisan Ales

Chamblee’s new brewery brings contrast to the Georgia craft beer scene. By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Chase Medlin Before opening Contrast Artisan Ales in Chamblee, founder and Suwanee native Chase Medlin had already made waves in the Georgia craft beer scene. He got his start brewing at the popular Twain’s Brewpub & Billiards in

Are you teaching your kids about responsibility?

Being responsible is an important life skill for kids to start learning while they are young so that they can interact with the world in a helpful way. Here are some ways to teach your kids about responsibility. By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling Build the right expectations. Work to create an environment where

Livin’ it Up with Lizzy: Livin’ it Up with the Lions

THE GEORGIA AQUARIUM’S NEW CALIFORNIA SEA LION ENCOUNTER HELPS TO BRING AWARENESS TO THE PUBLIC! By: Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Alicia Carter and Chip Hogsed   Since 2005, the Georgia Aquarium has been dedicated to spreading awareness and education about the extraordinary animals who inhabit our oceans. As a leading facility for aquatic animal

Thru-Hiking the AT

THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL REQUIRES DEDICATION, ENDURANCE AND MONTHS OF PREPARATION. THE ANNUAL KICK-OFF EVENT TOOK PLACE AT THE AMICALOLA FALLS STATE PARK AND LODGE, WHERE VENDORS AND HIKERS SHARED STORIES FROM THEIR TIME ON THE TRAIL. By: Lizzy Kidney  Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, which spans more than 14 states, is no small feat. Each

Sugar Hill Buzz

There’s a buzz in Sugar Hill and it isn’t just the honey bees. The city’s growing downtown, newly opened businesses, and a full schedule of fun events offer plenty of opportunity to explore the sweet city this summer. The Bowl amphitheater will host a star- studded concert series beginning May 4 with country legends Trace

Lifetime Investment Realty Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting

Lifetime Investment Realty (LIR), a family-oriented, motivated and experienced team of realtors, celebrated the company’s grand opening with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony performed by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and open house. The event was held on March 28, 2019 at the LIR headquarters located at 3883 Rogers Bridge Road, Suite 401B

Local High School Student Eats Chick-fil-A for 100 Days in a Row

Chick-fil-A Moore Road recently challenged local high school student Joey Smith to eat at their restaurant every day for 100 days in a row. Joey, of course, accepted the challenge and fully embraced his new Chick-fil-A diet. His only requirement was to eat at the Moore Road Chick- fil-A location every day and have his

Gary Billion: One in a Billion

On February 28th, North Gwinnett High School held the annual Gary Billion Track Meet in honor of a man that has had a significant impact on the local community. Gary Billion moved to Suwanee in 1997 after he was involved in an accident that left him a quadriplegic. Despite his physical challenges, Gary still went

Suwanee’s Hometown Brewery Begins Construction

April 22nd was an exciting day for Suwanee beer lovers as StillFire Brewing began construction to convert the Gwinnett County Fire Station 13 into its new home. With the slinging of the first sledgehammer, brewery founders, city officials, and beer aficionados rejoiced as the day marked the beginning of Suwanee’s Hometown Brewery. The new high-end

StillFire Brewing Debuts at Suwanee Beer Fest

On the weekend of St. Patrick’s Day, thousands of craft beer lovers spread out across Suwanee Town Center to take part in the ninth annual Suwanee Beer Fest. Hundreds of beer vendors and more than 30 Georgia breweries put their best beers forward as they filled attendees’ glasses with a variety of Ales, IPA’s, and

Club Gravity: Suwanee’s newest teen hot spot

Club Gravity is Suwanee’s newest teen hot spot where you can experience the best in party entertainment. Club Gravity offers a full DMX lit dance floor, 30-foot LED bar, unique drinks, VIP area, check-in desks, lounge area, video games, pool table, and screened TVs to meet all your party needs. Gravity can do almost any

Your CBD Store opens at Hamilton Mill

Your CBD Store Hamilton Mill is the first designated CBD boutique in North Gwinnett bringing the highest quality CBD to the area. Your CBD offers a one-of-a- kind experience with a knowledgeable staff. They offer products such as Water Soluble, Tincture, Topical Relief Cream, Edibles, Vapes, Pet Products and more. Some customers have already started

Best Beer in Georgia

Every year, Suwanee Beer Fest gives the power to the people during the Georgia Brew Battle, in which festival attendees cast their votes for their favorite Georgia brew. On St. Patrick’s Day weekend, more than 30 attending breweries pit their most popular beers against each other to compete for the title of Georgia’s Best Beer.

The CHAMP Clinic offers brain mapping and brain enhancement

The CHAMP Clinic is a brain mapping and brain enhancement company specializing in helping clients reach their performance goals by balancing and strengthening their brains and minds. Each client is treated by their current mental states, their life needs, and goals. The CHAMP Clinic offers three cutting- edge Neuro- technologies that give a universal brain balance,

Suwanee’s Got Talent: Angelica Hale

SUWANEE RESIDENT ANGELICA HALE STOLE THE HEARTS OF MILLIONS AFTER APPEARING ON “AMERICA’S GOT TALENT.” NOW, THE 12-YEAR-OLD SINGING SENSATION IS WORKING ON HER DEBUT ALBUM WHILE PERFORMING ALL OVER THE COUNTRY. By: Lizzy Kidney| Photos Courtesy of Angelica Hale Suwanee’s own Angelica Hale, at 11 years old, has left a lasting impression on the

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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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