The Path to 200 Buttons

The Path to 200 Buttons

What started out as a joke between two colleagues has now turned into a public art project dedicated to furthering the love of art in Gwinnett County.  Have you driven around Gwinnett lately and noticed that giant buttons are popping up all over town? No, there is no...

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A Tale of Two Tours

A Tale of Two Tours

Have you ever wondered how the groovy, cool town of Suwanee fosters such an artistic vibe? There is no easy answer, but when visiting, it’s very obvious that art IS a passion of the city and an intentional strategy in creating a more connected community.  One of the...

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Never Have I Ever… Painted a Mural

Never Have I Ever… Painted a Mural

By: Bryce Boigner When it comes to public demonstration, the mural is a common and eye-catching way to express oneself, document or tribute, promote a political or social cause, or to simply beautify a space. From the immaculate religious frescoes of antiquity to the...

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5 Within 50 Creative Activities

5 Within 50 Creative Activities

A spark of creativity might not come easily to all (not without some professional help or liquid courage), but have no fear there are many DIY creative activities in Gwinnett that will let out your inner artist. When you make something with your hands, your mood...

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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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