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StillFire Brewing: Setting the Georgia Craft Beer Scene on Fire!

Suwanee’s first brewery sets its sights on building an iconic craft beer brand that is synonymous with quality, loyalty, and community in the heart of downtown Suwanee. By: Lizzy James | Photos by Karl Lamb There’s a new reason to say “cheers” in Suwanee. The much anticipated debut of Suwanee’s new hometown brewery, StillFire Brewing,

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Suwanee Wine Fest 2019

Fall is finally here, and with it comes the return of some of our favorite fall festivals! With events like Suwanee Fest, the Duluth Fall Festival, and Taste of Atlanta, there is something happening in and around our community almost every weekend. However, there is one festival in particular that warrants a special place on

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Business Spotlight: C.C. Liquidations

This premier discount furniture shop just might be Suwanee’s best kept secret — until now. By: Alicia Carter | Photos by Karl Lamb If you haven’t been to C.C. Liquidations Home Furnishings & More, then you better run, not walk, to perhaps one of Suwanee’s best kept shopping secrets. The discount home furnishings store, opened

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Wellness for the Entire Family

Since opening Suwanee Family Physicians in September 2000, Dr. John Shih has had a clear vision for family medicine to include accessibility, dependability, and wellness for the entire family. In practice for almost 13 years now, Shih and his staff have performed general and well woman physicals, cared for minor emergencies and sports injuries, including

The North Gwinnett Arts Association Pre-Holiday Pamper

The North Gwinnett Arts Association is holding its first fall fundraiser noon to 5 p.m. Nov 17 at Suwanee Town Center. The event, “Pre-Holiday Pamper,” starts at the artists’ open studio with demonstrations, food and wine. The party will then weave its way through Town Center via a scavenger hunt with the final destination being

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OshKosh B’gosh Celebrates Grand Opening of new Mall of Georgia Store OshKosh B’gosh, one of the most recognized brands of baby and children’s apparel in the U.S., celebrated its grand opening in the Mall of Georgia Sept. 18. The OshKosh brand that combines its heritage with a fresh, updated look is owned by Carters, Inc.

Suwanee Holiday Celebrations

Suwanee Performing Arts 8th Annual Gingerbread Festival December 1st 1230 pm – 3 pm The Gingerbread contest is open to all individuals, families, groups, organizations, businesses, so anyone can enter! The theme for this year’s contest is “Songs of the Seasons.” Suwanee Youth Ballet and Sounds of Suwanee will perform during the festival, and the

History of Suwanee: Old Town Holiday Festival & Caboose Lighting

In Suwanee, residents greet the holiday season in a unique way they have come to know as their community holiday tradition: The Caboose Lighting. The name Jeannine Keane Haynes is not new around the city of Suwanee. Many may recognize the name as Haynes served as a Suwanee City Council member for a total of

North Gwinnett Cooperative gets New Home

Community helps Co-op help others The 2006 movie “The Pursuit of Happyness” starring Will Smith and his son Jaden, is based on a true story that chronicles a father, Chris Gardner, and his son, Christopher, who live paycheck to paycheck, shelter to shelter, hotel to hotel, until Gardner finally lands the job that propels him

Is This a Good Time to Buy Bonds?

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]: If you think interest rates will be higher in the future, you would not want to lock yourself into a long-term bond at today’s current low rates. It is the same concept with CDs at a bank. If you purchased a 5-year certificate of deposit at 1 percent today, you may not be happy

We’re no Angels!

If you’ve ever been to a Suwanee Business Alliance meeting, you’d know that. We’re just local friends, neighbors, and business folks, who like to get together, meet, exchange business ideas, joke, tease each other, enjoy a drink, good music, great food, and do what we can to improve our lives and the lives of those in

Halloween Safety

Some Tips Courtesy of The Goddard School Johns Creek Suwanee Johns Creek Suwanee, Ga. (Grassroots Newswire) September 20, 2012 — It’s trick-or-treat time.  Here are some tips courtesy of The Goddard School located at Johns Creek Suwanee to help keep your youngsters safe this Halloween. Dress children in light-colored or reflective costumes Help your child

Amigos for Christ

Celebrate Service Music Festival – October 6, 2012 Live Music, Running, Biking, Corn Hole, Frisbee AND Cupcakes for all! By, Mary Mastrogiovanni Community Outreach Coordinator, Amigos for Christ Suwanee Town Center Park is the backdrop for a fall event that delights all the senses! The 8th annual Amigos for Christ Celebrate Service Music Festival will

Suwanee Day! – September 15, 2012

Sept. 15 will mark the city’s 29th Suwanee Day when area residents gather in Town Center Park to celebrate the community. To help area residents make the most of this special day, this insert contains a schedule of events to help you plan your day along with a map to help you navigate through the

Suwanee Get Fit Challenge: Update

After a busy summer where most of the contestants hit a plateau in their weight loss journey, we at Suwanee Magazine brainstormed on how to help get everyone back on track. First, we had everyone re-read their original submissions for the competition. Reading over the reasons they had decided to make this commitment in the

Artist Profile: Anita Stewart

I asked Anita Stewart, a local artist and Suwanee resident, why she decided to go into art as a profession. Having made her decision as a teenager, one might consider her answer typical coming from a young person. “When I was in high school my dad said, ‘Whatever you do, don’t’ go into art,’ Stewart

R Salon & Spa: Unique Hair and Skin Care

With a vision to bring hair trends and skin luxury to Suwanee, Rhonda Nelson, owner of R Salon and Spa, began welcoming clients to the Suwanee location on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in March 2010. Nelson said she chose Suwanee for the location of her salon because it was an up and coming community with its

Fall Fashion Trends ’12

Apparel & Accessory Trends: Oversized outerwear, royal brocades and head-to-toe leather are the season’s biggest trends. Deep chocolate brown and olive green shades of avant-garde and cutting edge intensity leopard print patterns with accessories of leather and velvet combinations add intense appeal for an unforgettable statement. Salmon and mauve shades of pure virtue and divinely

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS One possibility is a charitable gift annuity. It may help provide benefits for you and for a charity of your choice, a possible win-win. If you still need income during retirement but are willing to leave some or all your remaining assets at death to a charity,

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Into Netherworld

With Halloween right around the corner, we met up with Netherworld Co-Founder, Ben Armstrong, for a behind-the-scenes look at one of the top haunted houses in the nation. By: Lizzy James | Photos Courtesy of Netherworld Haunted House For more than two decades, Netherworld Haunted House has remained a rite of passage for thrill seekers

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Leaving its Marc

Château Élan’s Southern-inspired bar and chophouse, Marc Bar & Restaurant, gets a revamp By: Natalie Stubbs | Photos by Chateau Elan Beautifully nestled on 3,500 acres in Braselton, Georgia, lies one of metro Atlanta’s most treasured destinations, Château Élan Winery & Resort. Open to the public since 1985, Château Élan has been pleasing the palates

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