All aboard the Choo Choo Charcuterie Train

All aboard the Choo Choo Charcuterie Train

When COVID-19 caused teacher Holly Isserstedt to start virtual classes, she longed for a creative outlet and missed the high-end dining experiences she enjoyed pre-pandemic. Holly then fell in love with gourmet charcuterie boards, and the idea for Choo Choo...

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Never Have I Ever…Made Kombucha

Never Have I Ever…Made Kombucha

When you hear “kombucha,” you may think of health-minded hipsters, bacteria and large glass bottles holding colorful, bubbling concoctions...and you’d be right! I had the same ideas about it in my mind before I learned about this unique drink, and while they’re all...

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New to the Brew

New to the Brew

If you've been paying the slightest bit of attention to what's going on in Gwinnett lately, then you already know that breweries are popping up all over town with even more in the works. But why the brew boom? And what's the big draw for visitors? (besides delicious...

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Keep Calm and Golf

Keep Calm and Golf

Spotlight top courses in Gwinnett and on one of the best socially-distance activities! Playing golf just might be one of the best socially-distant activities around and with that in mind, we are highlighting some of the top courses in and around Gwinnett. We also...

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Pretty Fly for a Fishing Guy

Pretty Fly for a Fishing Guy

The difference between fishing and fly fishing is somewhat like the difference between checkers and chess. Between the gear, the lures (flys), the rods, the reels, the weighted lines and the specialized casting techniques, fly fishing requires a lot of practice and...

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Summer in Gwinnett

Summer in Gwinnett

We are pretty sure no one was sad to see the door slam on 2020, and with the pent-up demand for travel and exploring the great outdoors, we are looking forward to a stronger 2021, with summer just around the corner.   From the hardy adventurer to the passive...

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Perfect Picnic Date

Perfect Picnic Date

Picnic, noun | pic·​nic 1 : an excursion or outing with food usually provided by members of the group and eaten in the open 2 a: a pleasant or amusingly carefree experience  b: an easy task or feat Looking for a number 1 with a side of 2b? We've got you covered....

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Small Biz Spotlight: Treetop Quest

Small Biz Spotlight: Treetop Quest

Appropriately located at the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, Treetop Quest is an aerial adventure that challenges would-be Tarzans on a variety of obstacles and zip lines courses ranging from close to the ground to heights of about 60 feet. Visitors...

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Get Dirty in the Community Gardens

Get Dirty in the Community Gardens

With warmer weather on its way, the South once again flourishes with the beautiful, vibrant colors of spring, and explodes in an eye-reddening cloud of pollen. For some, this isn’t our most favorite time of the year: sakes, it’s hard to enjoy a world so gorgeous when...

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So…You Say You’ve Never Been Camping

So…You Say You’ve Never Been Camping

I camp believe you’ve never slept in a tent! Camping can be a fun way to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life... you just have to make sure you’re prepared. 1.Find a Site The easiest way to find a campsite is to do a google search of campsites near you. You can...

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So You Say…You Can’t Sleep

So You Say…You Can’t Sleep

Anyone who has ever spent a night tossing and turning knows that being hangry is nothing compared to sleep deprivation crankiness (slangry?). Science has shown that sleep is vital to mental and physical health, as well as quality of life. If you find yourself spending...

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We DiG: Farmer’s Markets

We DiG: Farmer’s Markets

Spring is in the air and with the warmer weather comes one of our favorite excuses to get outside…The Farmers Markets in many of our cities. Although most have limited dates until May, March and April are perfect for exploring the shortened versions and whet your...

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Earth Day Round Up

Earth Day Round Up

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22 and even though we are still living in “COVID times” there are plenty of ways you can celebrate the day and honor mother earth! (outside of binge watching every episode of Captain Planet)!GET OUTSIDETake a hike, walk around your...

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Dude Day:  Peachtree Corners/Norcross

Dude Day: Peachtree Corners/Norcross

Look man, you work hard; you know you work hard. Even you need time to relax and unwind from the pressures of the day-to-day grind. But what’s a man to do on a day to himself: go to Hooters, sit on the toilet, stare at the wall? No, you deserve better than that! What...

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Take a Walk on the Dark Side

Take a Walk on the Dark Side

When you hear Okefenokee Swamp, do you immediately think of alligatorsand school field trips with pre-made PBJs? We thought so. But, did you know that the Okefenokee Swamp is home to Stephen C. Foster State Park, the only gold-tier dark sky park in the Southeast? What...

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