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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

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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

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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

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Silverbacks Indoor Fun and Games

Suwanee indoor multi-sports facility offers recreational fun for young and old While parents may tell their children not to play ball in the house that is certainly not the case at the Silverbacks Suwanee Indoor facility located on Brogdon Exchange in Suwanee. In fact, at the facility that boasts two side by side indoor soccer

Learning Never Stops

Seniors keep up with technology through computer classes Time and time again people say you never stop learning. And in Gwinnett County, perhaps there’s no better place for area seniors to learn new and basic computer skills or help one keep up with the ever-changing technological advances and keep them in tune with the younger

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Riverside Elementary Holds Career Week! Career Day at North Gwinnett Middle School On May 15, Tana Suggs, writer and editor at Suwanee Magazine, along with several other professionals in and around the community, had the honor and the privilege to speak to NGMS students about their respective professions for Career Day.        

The greatest, in the art of caring, sharing, loving, creating, and living

Rosemary Benevides Williams On June 4th, the North Gwinnett Arts Association lost a beloved member. Rosemary Benevides Williams died due to complications from Diabetes. Vickie Johnson, president of the NGAA, said Williams was an incredible person in so many ways. “She was highly intelligent, extremely creative, and the kind of person that lifted up all

Arts in the Park Unites Area Artists and Art Lovers

Artists and art lovers gathered May 19 at Town Center Park for the annual art celebration, Arts in the Park. Area residents strolled through Town Center Park viewing artwork from many local and state artists, observing artists demonstrations, watching performers as they entertained the crowd and some Arts in the Park attendees even shared their

Don’t Get Heartburn This Summer

  Favorite summer foods can exacerbate heartburn – the unpleasant burning sensation felt deep in your chest after eating or drinking. Tomatoes, barbecue, citrus & cocktails can make symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, feel even more uncomfortable… Understanding GERD GERD occurs when the lower muscle of the esophagus doesn’t close properly, allowing stomach

What’s Your Eye-Q?

During the school year did your child complain about not being able to see the writing on the dry erase board? Does your child have difficulty reading? During the summer vacation, do you notice your child sitting close to the T.V.? These may be indicators that your child needs a vision checkup, and perhaps while

Looking to Grow Old Gracefully?

Growing old is a part of life, but in our day and age we are learning that perhaps we really can age gracefully. We know getting plenty of rest, exercise and eating right can certainly help, but there are also some non-invasive treatments that can help us look and feel our best. By nature, the

Remodeling Kitchens & Baths

Because of the current recession, it is no surprise that more and more homeowners have decided to stay in their homes and remodel. You may be in the market for new flooring or countertops. Today’s kitchen and bath showroom has so much more than just tile and carpet. Consumers today expect more than the 4×4

Leader Follows Passion for Local Politics

Suwanee City Council Member Jace Brooks resigns after nearly 10 years of service On May 22, Jace Brooks walked into his last Suwanee City Council meeting as a member of the Council. Brooks, whose passion for politics began during his school years, said he really loved what he saw going on in the city and

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Star 94’s 2012 Woofstock Festival Pets paraded through Town Center Park for STAR 94’s annual pet party in the park, Woofstock was held May 12 at Town Center Park. Pets and their owners spent the day long festival watching demonstrations and contests. There were also vendors, live music, food vendors, a beer garden, a pet

What is the Best Way to Diversify My Portfolio to Gain Exposure to International Stocks?

[dropcap]Q:[/dropcap]What is the best way to diversify my portfolio to gain exposure to international stocks? [dropcap]A:[/dropcap] There are many different strategies that will accomplish your goal. Your interest in international investing is a very important part of building a balanced investment plan. For example there are more consumers in Asia than in North America, Europe,

Suwanee: A Great Place to Live & Work!

I’m a landscape designer, so as we enter the summer, I can’t help but think about this being the time where my clients see a burst of growth in all the landscape projects we’ve installed over the past 10 years. As I drive around Atlanta I can see how the designs we’ve installed have matured

A Note from Our Editor

My husband and I moved to Suwanee almost exactly 6 years ago. We choose Suwanee because we wanted to be fairly close to Atlanta, it had a very reasonable cost of living and because I love running and wanted to be by the Suwanee Greenway. Suwanee was an awesome place to live then and it

Suwanee, GA Ranked #3 for Great Cities to Raise Your Kids

Suwanee sits in Atlanta’s moneyed northern suburbs: Think big yards and small crime rates. The town’s highly regarded schools make it a particularly good place for raising children. The education non-profit GreatSchools.org rates every school in the district an enviable 9 or 10 (out of 10). Kids in northern Georgia also benefit from proximity to

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: My company offers a Health Savings Account, should I be contributing? A: An HSA is a way to help save for medical expenses and reduce your taxable income. The average healthy 65-year-old couple retiring this year can expect to pay $363,946 ($537,334 future value) in lifetime Medicare and

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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,

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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

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