Lisa’s List: Local Love

Lisa’s List: Local Love

At Explore Gwinnett, “Local Love” is one of our favorite things to write, blog, post or chat about. Unearthing a hidden culinary gem, marketing a female or Black-owned hospitality venture and feeling assured our shopping and dining dollars are returning to our...

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Road Trip: Enjoy the Holidays in the Hostess City

Road Trip: Enjoy the Holidays in the Hostess City

Just a quick trip down the road, Savannah makes a perfect getaway anytime that little bit of wanderlust pops up and demands a vacay. Savannah is known for its delicious food, Riverwalk, Historic District and proximity to beautiful beaches. We think it should also be...

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5  Within 50: The Season for Serving

5 Within 50: The Season for Serving

The Holidays can be a whirlwind. Often, we find ourselves surrounded by joy while also feeling a sort of heaviness for our neighbors. We eat so well, yet we know many do not. We gift so hard while so many go without. We gather with family enough to need an extra...

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Day Trip: Polar Express, Great Smoky Mountains

Day Trip: Polar Express, Great Smoky Mountains

A popular holiday book (and movie- Tom Hanks fans) by Chris Van Allsburg, The Polar Express tells the story of a magical train ride on Christmas Eve, taking a young boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa himself. The story comes to real life when...

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Taste Test: Imperial Fez

Taste Test: Imperial Fez

Imperial Fez 4790 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Unit 204 Berkeley Lake, GA Imperialfezrestaurant.com Facebook: Imperial Fez - Authentic Moroccan Restaurant  As I stepped foot into Imperial Fez, I found myself in a whole new world! Colored patterns graced the room, and...

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Drink In : Cork It Buford

Drink In : Cork It Buford

Cork It Buford 79 E Main St,. Buford, GA 30518 www.corkitbuford.com Facebook: Cork It Buford Instagram: @corkitbuford Cheers to eating, drinking, and drinking some more! The holidays are upon us, which calls for good food and an even better time. Let’s be honest! A...

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In Season: Soups

In Season: Soups

In the south, soup season is for cozy winter nights in between the holiday buffets of casseroles and family gatherings. Simmer something yummy on the stove all day while you cozy up with a good book, or set it and forget it in the slow cooker. Whatever you choose,...

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The Gifts That Keep on Giving

The Gifts That Keep on Giving

While the months leading up to the holidays are often spent hunting for the perfect gift and gathering supplies for the perfect meal, the holidays are also the perfect time to give back to the community. Thankfully, in Gwinnett, you can shop for the holidays and give...

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Small Business Spotlight: Peachy Corners Cafe

Small Business Spotlight: Peachy Corners Cafe

6365 Spalding Dr D, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 (678) 691-0547 Facebook: @peachycorners Instagram: @peachy_corners_cafe  Long Tran and Susie Martono-Tran started 2020 with a plan to bring local, handcrafted beverages and snacks to Peachtree Corners, which didn’t have...

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