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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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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

City Buzz!

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

March for Babies

Suwanee was one of 900 communities where area residents put on their walking shoes April 28 and headed to Town Center Park to make the four mile trek to “March for Babies.” The “March for Babies” event is held to raise awareness and funds to benefit the March of Dimes. The funds raised go to support

Get Fit Challenge Update: Are the Contestants Up to the Challenge?

It is two months into the “Get Fit Suwanee” competition and contestants are going strong. Having had the pleasure of spending time with all of the contestants, I am very proud of their progress. This is not easy and they are all working very hard. Everyone has their struggles, but the important thing is to

2012 Summer Adventures

Summer is almost upon us! There is so much to see and do in the Atlanta area. Our Summer Adventure Guide highlights some hot spots you won’t want to miss. From a tour of the city by helicopter to a Wild Animal Safari to a trail ride in the beautiful North Georgia mountains, these adventures

Treetop Quest: Adventures in your Backyard!

Treetop Quest | 770-670-9908 | 2020 Clean Water Drive Buford, GA 30519 www.treetopquest.com No tiptoeing in these treetops! Soar, zip, climb, crawl, and swing through the most unique and exhilarating eco-adventure course of its kind in Georgia. Treetop Quest is an exhibit at the Gwinnett Environmental Heritage Center, located just a stone’s throw from Suwanee

Get into the Swim!

In September 1977, Chris Davis and Jim Fraser started SwimAtlanta; realizing a dream since their days of swimming together in high school, become a reality. The co-founders recruited primarily from the local summer league teams prior to that first September, hoping to build their own pool from the onset. They were unable to raise the funds to

Suwanee’s Harvest Farm: Growing a Sense of Community

BY: Tana Christian Suggs Residents of Suwanee have a lot of reasons to get out and see friends and neighbors whether it’s at Suwanee Town Center Park for a festival, a meeting at City Hall or playing in the dirt at Suwanee’s Community Garden. The community garden opened in spring 2010. Now beginning the third

Suwanee Gets Twisted

BY: Tana Christian Suggs So get ready as the ultimate Tex Mex restaurant with a twist plans to open its Suwanee location on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road at the end of May. Christian George, General Manager of Twisted Taco said the decision to open the Suwanee restaurant was easy. “We know Suwanee is a great community and

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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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