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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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Salon Greco Get Fit Makeover

Erika’s Makeover To create a modern look for Erika we started with highlights at the crown using a medium ash/ brown tone. The chunky crown highlights accentuate the length of her face and add shine as well as dimension. Her cut was left long with square layers so she has the versatility of wearing it

Noah Lomax: Taking Hollywood to the Max!

You may have seen him out and about at one of the community events at Suwanee’s Town Center Park. Or perhaps ran into him with his family at one of the local shops or restaurants in the community. You may have seen him on the small screen in television shows such as Army Wives, Mad

2012 Suwanee Get Fit Challenge: The Results

As 2012 came to an end, so did the Get Fit Suwanee Challenge. The Grand Prize winner, with the highest percentage of weight lost goes to… Michelle McShane! Congratulations Michelle! Erika Beckwith won the points challenge, with points being earned for documented workouts, blogging, group workouts, 5K’s and more. Both winners will enjoy prizes including

9 Round: Get a Knockout Body

9 Round offers a fun, challenging, results oriented workout in 30 minutes. There’s no doubt that exercise contributes to one’s overall health and adds physical fitness to a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, many don’t look at exercise as fun, but something else they should fit into an already full day of work and daily activities. But

Healthy Organization

It’s a new year and perhaps a good starting point to make some positive changes in your life. Order is important to healthy living. It helps you to feel calm and in control, especially in a time of crisis. How many times have you been walking out the door at the last minute to an

Tips for Eating Healthy in 2013

BY: Sara Kleinfeld You know you need to change how your body looks and feels, and more importantly, you know you need to improve your health so you don’t have health issues down the road. You have decided 2013 will be the year you will take control of your health and changing what you eat

Hey Suwanee! Is your Relationship in Shape for 2013?

The beginning of a new year is a great time for Suwanee couples to reflect on where they have been and look forward to where they want to be. Many people evaluate their health, finances, and lifestyle habits, but few evaluate and set goals in their relationship. As a couple, the quality of your relationship

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Caboose Lighting Santa ushered in the holiday season with music, hot chocolate, and wish lists on Nov. 30 at Suwanee’s annual Caboose Lighting and Holiday Festival. Choral groups from Level Creek, Riverside, Roberts, and Suwanee elementary schools welcomed Santa with performances of holiday carols as Santa arrived aboard his tractor-pulled sleigh. Santa greeted and listened

What Exactly is Craft Beer?

BY: Curtis Stockwell curtis@thebeergrowler.net You might be asking yourself, what exactly is craft beer? In order for a beer/brewery to be considered “craft” it needs to meet three requirements. The first being it must be small and produce no more than 6 million barrels of beer annually. Second, it must be independent and have no

Hugs for Soldiers send Girl Scout cookies to U.S. Military Overseas

You look forward to them all year long. There’s just nothing like the taste of TagaLongs, Samoas, and Thin Mints. And then the time comes and there’s a knock on your door – it’s a Girl Scout and you realize it’s Girl Scout cookie time. For those serving in our military overseas, there is no

Q & A with Vickie Johnson

Art has emerged as an important focus of the city of Suwanee that has enriched the lives of its residents, and many key figures, local artists and residents have played a major role contributing to the community’s growing awareness and appreciation of art. One of those people is Vickie Johnson, local artist, teacher, and co-founder

Gwinnett County Public Schools: Striving Happenings In The Suwanee School Clusters

According to figures found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website, approximately 17 percent (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents from ages 2 to 19 are obese, and since 1980, obesity prevalence among children and adolescents has almost tripled. This has been a growing concern among many in the health care industry

Is this a Good Time to Invest in the Stock Market?

[dropcap]A:[/dropcap] There are strong arguments for a rally in the stock market. For example, there is nearly two trillion of cash sitting in corporate checkbooks, and banks have nearly 1.5 trillion in cash over and above their reserve requirements. If those two mountains of money move into the economy it could spark a very healthy

How to Grow a Healthy Business Network

BY: CJ Chun Atlanta Insurance Consulting www.cjchun.com Reid Hoffman stated that the secret to successful business networking is with every professional you meet – you seek first to help, then to receive. He went on to become perhaps the most beloved and powerful networker in the west and perhaps the world. It is with this

Suwanee’s Fall 2012 Plein Air Event Winners

All artwork can be viewed at Suwanee City Hall during operational hours, and all artwork is for sale.  Art makes a great holiday gift! The winners of the event are as follows: First Place Kathy Meenach “Once Upon a Time”             Second Place Carol Van Dyke “October Scarecrow”    

2012 Suwanee Holiday Shopping Guide

In the next few weeks many of us will head out to stores and shopping malls to find that special something for friends and loved ones on our gift list. Suwanee has a wide selection of shops, stores, salons and more that offers holiday shopping close to home. So why fight the crowds, jockey for

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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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