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5 events to check out this weekend (Nov. 16-18)

After a rather gloomy start to the week, the forecast is calling for sunnier skies just in time for the weekend. And with only a handful of days left until Thanksgiving, the holiday-themed events are kicking into gear and there’s a lot of fun to be had all around town. Not sure how to spend

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Aqua Terra Bistro

Restaurant Spotlight: Aqua Terra Bistro

Located in the heart of Historic Downtown Buford, Aqua Terra brings a fine dining experience featuring traditional classics inspired by influences from world cuisine. By: Lizzy Kidney While many restaurants come and go, Aqua Terra Bistro has remained a pillar in the community for more than 20 years. That kind of longevity is hard to

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Gwinnett Celebrates 200 Years With Birthday Bash

More than 200 events and community celebrations have led up to a Birthday Bash and Celebration Gala taking place this December. By: Lizzy Kidney   On December 15, Gwinnett County will officially celebrate 200 years of rich history. Gwinnett was founded on December 15, 1818, and was named after one of Georgia’s three signers of

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Healthy eats in Suwanee

A balance of exercise and healthy eating can go a long way when it comes to overall health, getting fit and staying fit. Preparing meals at home where you have control over what you eat and portion size can help. But oftentimes while eating out and looking at a number of menu options, it can

Loose Inches & Gain Confidence

Slender Spa offers alternative to invasive surgery By: Tana Christian Suggs tana@suwaneemagazine.com Perhaps there is some truth to that old adage… “when you look good you feel good.” And Slender Spa wants to help you do just that – look your best! There are perhaps a number of folks, women and men, who would consider having

Moondance Restaurant & Lounge

The place for a fabulous dinner, live entertainment and dancing while spending quality time with your spouse, loved ones or a night out with friends. By: Tana Christian Suggs With so much to do balancing work and family, it’s sometimes difficult to carve out time for you and your spouse or significant other. But Suwanee

Raising Hope

Hope Fashion Show continues the fight for a cure for cancer Perseverance could perhaps be the key when it comes to finding a cure for cancer. Through that perseverance, many great strides have already been made, but the search for a cure continues and that takes, among other things, money and awareness. Suwanee resident Susan Canoll

Tamika Tanner: Suwanee’s sweet tooth

By: Tana Christian Suggs tana@suwaneemagazine.com Suwanee resident Tamika Tanner and owner of Gimme Some Suga Bakery Bar in Town Center is one busy lady. Not only is she working to bring sweet tasting bakery treats to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth, but she is also an actress, a mother and busy planning her June wedding. While visiting

Ruckus the Therapy Dog

Ronald Perry, MD pokes his head out of one of the exam rooms and lets out a whistle. “Ruckus,” he yells while a 4-year-old boy is resisting an exam. Perry’s secret weapon is on his way from the office. Ruckus, a long-haired, brown field spaniel who meets and greets the young patient with a wagging

Empower Your Vision

Suwanee Vision Center offers the latest in cutting-edge eyewear Do you need multiple pairs of glasses just to get through your normal daily activities? The days of switching glasses several times in a day could become a thing of the past thanks to the latest technology and the newest product in exotic eyewear, and Suwanee

2012 Financial Fitness

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, Aileron Investment Advisors Now that the new year is here, many of us will commit to a physical fitness program as a New Year’s resolution. If we stay committed for the entire year, we will be healthier and as a result, happier. There is a definite connection between good health and

Discover Your Inner Artist

By: Tana Christian Suggs tana@suwaneemagazine.com Looking to do something creative? Perhaps 2012 is a good time to bring out the inner artist in you. Wonder Colors Art Studio opened in Suwanee January 2010 and offers a variety of classes, programs and events for all ages. William Parker and Mary Wall, owners of the art studio, said

Suwanee Business Alliance, Every Business Fits

By: Ed Szczesniak and Barry Calano OK… so when I learned the next issue of Suwanee Magazine would be dedicated to “Fitness,” I began thinking of how I could tie the Suwanee Business Alliance in with the focus. That’s when I realized the best thing about the SBA is that everybody and every business “Fits.” (How’s that

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: Are there any new tools for investing in the stock market? A: Yes, there are many. Let’s discuss one that is sometimes overlooked. In the 1990s, personal computers introduced the ability for any individual to produce top-quality word processing. Typewriters, white-out, and replacement typing ribbon soon became obsolete

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5 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

Adopt an Angel Tree Child from the Salvation Army Through the Salvation Army Angel Tree program, donors can give joy to a child in need this holiday season. The program provides new clothing and toys for children of families in need. Found in local malls, companies, and churches, Angel Trees are decorated with numbered paper

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Planet Smoothie brings a Winter Wonderland to Suwanee Town Center

Migo and Meechee, from the film Smallfoot, recently brought a winter wonderland to Planet Smoothie Suwanee. Smallfoot is the story of a bright young yeti who finds something he thought didn’t exist — a human. News of this “smallfoot” throws the yeti community into an uproar over what else might be beyond their snowy village.

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