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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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Meet Beth Hilscher

Interview with Suwanee’s Newest City Council Member After serving as a Suwanee City Council member for nearly 10 years, Jace Brooks resigned to run for Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners, and as a result, Suwanee City Council welcomed new council member, Beth Hilscher, who ran unopposed, to her first meeting in July. At Suwanee Magazine,

The Fresh Market: Fresh Eats

Since opening in June 2006, The Fresh Market, located at 1500 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Suwanee, offers the atmosphere of an old world European market with its unique fare, outstanding quality and an array of departments including an old-style butcher shop and fish market, bakery, produce and floral stand, and delicatessen all under one roof.

With Cooler Weather on the Way…Bring on Autumn

School is in session and before you know it there will be a nip of cooler weather in the air. As we welcome a change in temperature, perhaps it’s time to make some changes in the décor around your home. To set the mood for the new season, spice up your home with a fabulous

Community Event Brings Runners to Town Center Park on Tuesday Nights

On a normal day at Suwanee’s Town Center, one may see folks strolling from shop to shop or perhaps grabbing a bite to eat at one of the fine eating establishments. But if you happen to be there on a Tuesday evening, you may notice a lot more people in the area. That’s because of

Suwanee Pet Boutique’s New Online Shopping Dimension

Pooch N Paws Pet Boutique and Bakery in Town Center, has a lot to celebrate in September. Not only is the shop celebrating its two year anniversary and the opening of a second location in Oct. 2012 in Vickery Village in Cumming, but it’s now expanding to an online shopping option for pet owners to

Has it been better over the years to invest for growth or for income?

[dropcap]Q[/dropcap]: Has it been better over the years to invest for growth or for income? [dropcap]A[/dropcap]: It depends on which decade(s) you were invested. Generally speaking, if you want to invest for growth you will choose the stock market. Historically it has offered higher returns – but also higher volatility – and thus more risk

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Atlanta Hawks, Jeff Teague offers tips at Suwanee Sports Academy Campers learned some basketball tips from one of Atlanta’s own during the week of July 30-Aug. 2, when Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague and the Atlanta Hawks basketball development team visited the 2012 Jeff Teague Elite Sports Academy at Suwanee Sports Academy. During the camp,

Helping Others Reach Their Goals

When I was 21 years old, I lost my own mother to Breast Cancer. Then in 2010, a dear friend, Lisa Rhines, was battling stage four of the disease and I felt I had to do something for her and the millions of other people fighting this horrible disease. That’s when I formed The Gaga

Summer Mission Trips

During the summer, students take a much needed break from the classroom. It’s a time for students to rest and relax after months of the daily grind of school. Also during that time, many students opt to do something meaningful and to take part in an experience of a lifetime. Many Peachtree Ridge, North Gwinnett

Moondance Cooking Class

Moondance Restaurant & Lounge announces its next series of cooking classes featuring Executive Chef Todd Paige and Pastry Chef Paul Raiz.  Participants will be actively involved not only in the preparing of the menu but then enjoying the feast of their efforts.  These interactive cooking classes start with a tour of the kitchen showcasing all

Suwanee Day 5K

ON YOUR MARK…GET SET…REGISTER! Registration is now available for the annual Suwanee Day 5K and 10K Classic, to be run Saturday, September 8. Participants also may choose to take part in a non-competitive 25-mile bike ride or 1K kids’ fun run. Hosted by BodyPlex, all Suwanee Day Classic activities will begin and end at Town

2012 BLIMPIE Fit Fest

Join Suwanee Magazine and the Get Fitters at the BLIMPIE Fit Festival as it returns to Suwanee Town Center Park and the Greenway on Saturday, August 18th. The Health and Fitness Expo and Skylar’s Run 5K and 10K will again be part of the festivities with the addition of The Title IX Crossfit Challenge and

Great American Camp Out!

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Beat the Heat!

The South is known for a lot of wonderful things. Among them include southern hospitality, sweet tea, the shade of big magnolia trees, the sweet smell of honeysuckle…and then there’s the sweltering heat and humidity during the long summer days!But just because we live in the South, doesn’t mean we have to endure the heat.

Suwanee Get Fit Update

We’ve all heard of them. We’ve all reached them at some point…I’m talking about the dreaded plateau. The months of May and June have proven to be tough for most of the “Get Fit Suwanee” contestants. There is something called “life” that seems to get in the way of making fitness a priority. With vacations,

Suwanee Receives Top Ranking by Kiplinger.com

Residents of Suwanee all know how great the city really is, but it’s nice for others to recognize it! Kiplinger.com has named Suwanee, with the average family income of approximately $104,813 and a little more than 40 percent of families with children, combined with great schools, great parks and a heap of fun all around,

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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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