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2018 Fall Fun Guide

Believe it or not, fall is just around the corner. With the return of pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters and cooler weather also comes pumpkin patches, apple picking, haunted houses and the much-anticipated festival season. Before your fall calendar fills up, we have compiled a guide of can’t-miss fall activities for you and your family.

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What’s Brewing: J.R. Revelry Bourbon Company

J.R. Revelry is an all American-made product- starting with the bottle and the label, and ending at the bourbon itself. That was the dream for owner Jesus Ricardo Tapia, or “Rick” to his friends, as he set out to make an affordable craft bourbon that everyone could enjoy.  Story by Kelly Ahern| Photos by Walt

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: How much risk is reasonable for my portfolio? A: There are many different kinds of risk to consider and each should be assessed separately. Risk of principal: Can part or all of the original investment be lost because of risk factors such as stock market and real estate setbacks?

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North Gwinnett Bulldogs win State Championship

North Gwinnett Bulldogs Win State Championship

On Friday, December 15th, the North Gwinnett Bulldogs defeated the Colquitt County Packers in the Class AAAAAAA championship football game at North’s Tom Robinson Stadium in Suwanee. With 5:50 left in the game, North took the lead with a touchdown, but kicker Cameron Clark missed the extra point. The Packers wasted no time driving down

Student Writers: Letters to Santa!

Calling all student writers! We are looking for students to submit hand-written letters and drawings to Santa for a chance to be PUBLISHED in Suwanee Magazine! Our team at Suwanee Magazine will be collecting the letters here at the office and then mailing them off in time for Santa to see.  Please drop off or mail

Guide to Suwanee Fest 2018: A Celebration of Community

Click for the Suwanee Fest Guide Suwanee Fest is taking place Sept 15th & 16th at Suwanee Town Center Park. With nearly 200 vendors and exhibitors, 15 entertainment acts, tons of food and a huge parade – we got the scoop on what to expect from Suwanee’s favorite 2-day fest! All the details you need

2018 Fall Fun Guide

Believe it or not, fall is just around the corner. With the return of pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters and cooler weather also comes pumpkin patches, apple picking, haunted houses and the much-anticipated festival season. Before your fall calendar fills up, we have compiled a guide of can’t-miss fall activities for you and your family.

North Gwinnett High School: Return of the Champs

Suwanee Magazine had a chance to catch up with the North Gwinnett Bulldogs to hear what it is like going into the 2018 season as State Champions.  Interviews by Lizzy Kidney and Angela Veugeler | Photos by Karl Lamb Resilient is the best word to describe the North Gwinnett Bulldogs in their 2017 State Champion

Haunted Gwinnett

Every fall, an eerie presence fills the air for a short period of time and then fades away. Some poke fun at ‘all things spooky’ that the Halloween season brings, and some do not dare to test the limits… but, either side you’re on, Gwinnett County has been home to many historic sites – and

S&S Ace Hardware in Buford: Serving the Community for Over 30 Years

S&S Ace Hardware has opened their brand new location in Buford. The new store is now located off of Highway 20 at 4160 Buford Drive and offers almost anything you may need for home and garden improvement.   Story by Lizzy Kidney | Photos by Walt Wooden With the consistent growth the business has experienced, owner

What’s Brewing: J.R. Revelry Bourbon Company

J.R. Revelry is an all American-made product- starting with the bottle and the label, and ending at the bourbon itself. That was the dream for owner Jesus Ricardo Tapia, or “Rick” to his friends, as he set out to make an affordable craft bourbon that everyone could enjoy.  Story by Kelly Ahern| Photos by Walt

Letter From The Editor: Fall: Family Fun, Festivals & of course, Football!

Angela Veugeler  Editor-in-Chief Fall in Georgia is such a fun time of year. With the temperatures starting to cool down a bit, it’s the perfect time to get outdoors! Our Fall Fun Guide is packed with activities that will help your family make the most of the season. From pumpkin patches to apple picking to

Suwanee Business Alliance: Making a Difference

Besides meeting monthly at different businesses around Suwanee to network and refresh and enjoy good fellowship, the Suwanee Business Alliance is also committed to raising money for various charities and organizations. Story by Julie Perdue, President of the Suwanee Business Alliance    Besides meeting monthly at different businesses around Suwanee to network, refresh and enjoy

Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: How important are taxes when making investment decisions? A: “It is not how much you make – but how much you keep that counts” is a famous quote by Robert Kiyosaki that refers to the three players in your investment world: you, your money, and the IRS.

A Place for Her

She was living in a nice retirement home in Gainesville for the past two years when we noticed a cry for help. She told us she had decided not to renew her lease and would need to move out by the end of the month. Hearing the trouble in her voice, my brother and I

Family Matters: Turning Sibling Rivalry into Sibling Harmony

Turning Sibling Rivalry into Sibling Harmony  By: Laura Lebovitz | LAMFT at Grow Counseling When it comes to your kids getting along, sometimes you can end up feeling less like a parent and more like a referee. Sibling rivalry is something that most families experience to some degree whether it’s a simple argument over a toy

Ask Henry

Q: Do I really need to brush my dog’s teeth? Are the dental chewables sufficient?  A: Yes! When a dog consumes a meal, the food material and contents of his/ her saliva mix, forming a film (plaque) on his/her teeth. If not removed within 24 hours, plaque continues to accumulate and forms a hard substance, known

Student Spotlight: Halloween Stories

Here at Suwanee Magazine, we love encouraging students of all ages to write about things they are passionate about. Our team asked local students to tell a story about their favorite Halloween Memory or Costume.   We loved all of the submissions we received, but these four students stole the show! Read the submissions from our

Local Junior Tennis Tournament Benefits Charity

This August, the Edinburgh subdivision in Suwanee hosted the first-ever annual tennis Match Marathon. The event was to benefit Create the Big Pic, a charity guild that aims to support local and international philanthropic organizations by raising funds and awareness through their unique and exciting tennis events. This year’s Match Marathon was held August 24th-25th

Northside Hospital Receives Pair of Awards

It’s been a busy summer for Northside Hospital, as they were honored for Outstanding Patient Experience and received awards for both quality cardiovascular and stroke care. HealthGrades, the leading online resource for information regarding physicians and hospitals, has awarded Northside Hospital their 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Northside is one of 10 Georgia hospitals, and amongst

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Investment Strategies with Aileron

By: Bill and Cindi Porter, AILERON INVESTMENT ADVISORS Q: How important are taxes when making investment decisions? A: “It is not how much you make – but how much you keep that counts” is a famous quote by Robert Kiyosaki that refers to the three players in your investment world: you, your money, and the IRS.

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A Place for Her

She was living in a nice retirement home in Gainesville for the past two years when we noticed a cry for help. She told us she had decided not to renew her lease and would need to move out by the end of the month. Hearing the trouble in her voice, my brother and I

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Local Junior Tennis Tournament Benefits Charity

This August, the Edinburgh subdivision in Suwanee hosted the first-ever annual tennis Match Marathon. The event was to benefit Create the Big Pic, a charity guild that aims to support local and international philanthropic organizations by raising funds and awareness through their unique and exciting tennis events. This year’s Match Marathon was held August 24th-25th

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