2021 Gwinnett Burger Week, Re-Branded!

2021 Gwinnett Burger Week, Re-Branded!

Food is the heart and the soul of any visit or trip, and one of the many reasons food and drink are the mainstays of many of our destination marketing initiatives. In March 2020, we were preparing to kick off the 3rd annual Burger and Brews Week, with the week...

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Road Trip: Huntsville, Alabama

Road Trip: Huntsville, Alabama

“I’d really like to see a large concentration of antebellum homes, the oldest continuously operating hardware store in the state and some spaceships, but without ever leaving town,” said no one ever. BUT, if someone DID actually utter that phrase, then said person...

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Day Trip: Tellus Science Museum

Day Trip: Tellus Science Museum

100 Tellus DriveCartersville GA, 30120TellusMuseum.orgYou know how sometimes it takes having out-of-town guests to visit the local attractions? The Tellus Science Museum is kind of a version of this for our family. Located immediately off I-75, we pass Tellus every...

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5 Within 50: Science Centers

5 Within 50: Science Centers

Science Enthusiast/Geeks rejoice! Everyone wants to be as cool as you now and get in on the fun. From the youngest little friends that crave delving into their own experiment of gooey substance, to the adult that thirst to explore with a cocktail in hand, we’ve got...

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Small Business Spotlight: Black Mermaid’s Bath & Body

Small Business Spotlight: Black Mermaid’s Bath & Body

From kitchen chemist to award-winning entrepreneur, Denise Zannu combined her passion for natural skincare with her knowledge of herbs and aromatherapy to launch Black Mermaid’s Bath and Body - a small business with a mission to help people have healthy, beautiful...

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Never Have I Ever… Made My Own Beer

Never Have I Ever… Made My Own Beer

BEER—be dog man’s best friend, then let beer sit in his circle of close acquaintances. From the immortal mantras of Ben Franklin to something your roommate blurted out while getting stuffed in back of a police cruiser, philosophies on man and beer span centuries; the...

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Full Steam Ahead!

Full Steam Ahead!

We all know that Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) has been a pioneer in the STEM educationmovement with nine certified STEM education schools, but did you know that GCPS also has a STEAM certified school? But wait… Where did this previously absent “A” come from...

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Treat Yo’ Self

Treat Yo’ Self

Let’s come right out and say what’s been said a million times before: 2020 sucked. In almost every way possible. As the cherry on top of its pile of suckitude, it even took (Canadian) national treasure Alex Trebek from us. That’s cold, 2020. Like we weren’t hurting...

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Road Trip: Blue Ridge, GA

Road Trip: Blue Ridge, GA

“The mountains are calling and I must go” - John Muir There’s something about escaping to the mountains that’s good for the soul. The pace is slower, the scenery is beautiful and there’s always something new to discover — We can’t think of a better place to get away...

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5 Within 50: Summer Camps

5 Within 50: Summer Camps

Hey Mom & Dad! Don’t forget to do your homework and keep our dear friend COVID in mind. Camp schedules and restrictions are continually evolving. Check out their websites for updated information.  Allegre Farm CampDaculaalegrefarm.com Does your child think the...

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Day Trip: Experience Avalon

Day Trip: Experience Avalon

Welcome to Avalon-- a shopper’s haven, a foodie’s playground and the perfect place to get a jumpstart on your 2021 resolutions.  Photo Credit: Avalon Established in 2014 Avalon, located right off Exit 10 on Georgia 400, is an 86-acre mixed-use development with...

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Hidden Gwinnett: Old Grayson Post Office

Hidden Gwinnett: Old Grayson Post Office

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these custard lovers from the swift purchasing of their frozen custard. In the age of electronic everything, do people even go to the post office anymore? They do in Grayson, Georgia; not in search of snail mail,...

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Never Have I Ever: Glass Blowing

Never Have I Ever: Glass Blowing

Calvary Glass Blowing Studio 385 Born St. NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 www.cavalryglass.com It’s a new year, and if you’ve been looking forward to the hope and change of 2021, we’d suggest making a change within yourself. Start small by learning something NEW! Learning...

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These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

‘Tis the season for gift giving! We asked a few in-the-know locals about their favorite local places to shop for holiday gifts. From hostess gifts to spouses, children to co-workers, we’ve got the scoop on all the hot places around the county that will make you...

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Road Trip: Highlands, NC

Road Trip: Highlands, NC

At the place Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina all meet, surrounded by Nantahala National Forest within the famed Blue Ridge Mountains, adventure awaits. The appropriately-named mountain town of Highlands, North Carolina sits 4,118 feet above sea level and...

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