Lisa’s List: Coming Soon to Gwinnett

Lisa’s List: Coming Soon to Gwinnett

Even with the uncertainty and challenges going on all around us, Gwinnett’s pipeline for entertainment and economic development is booming. Three new attractions, all near the Mall of Georgia, will bring a fresh new mix of sports and entertainment to Gwinnett. A new...

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Day Trip: The Atlanta BeltLine

Day Trip: The Atlanta BeltLine

What began as a thesis became one of the City of Atlanta’s most beloved landmarks, spawning redevelopment and connecting in-town neighborhoods – truly living up to its slogan, “Where Atlanta Comes Together.” Though relatively new on the Atlanta scene in its current...

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Road Trip: North Georgia Wineries

Road Trip: North Georgia Wineries

This may be the Peach State, but grapes are the unofficial fruit of the North Georgia mountains. Who says you need to go to Napa for a great wine experience? Fall is the perfect time to hit the road and head up to the North Georgia mountains for a little wine tour!...

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Day Trip to Perry, GA

Day Trip to Perry, GA

A short drive from Atlanta, right in the heart of Georgia, you will discover a quaint southern town named Perry. Perry is home to the Georgia National Fairgrounds and bustles with year-round rodeos, sports championships, agricultural...

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Road Trip to St. Simons

Road Trip to St. Simons

Road Trip: St. Simons Island, GA - 5 h 9 min (340.4 mi) Slipping away during the hot steamy summer months to embrace the cooler salty sea air and experience the low country island life is the perfect change of scenery you need to break out of the Quarantine Coma. With...

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Hidden Gwinnett: Gwinnett County Public Library

Hidden Gwinnett: Gwinnett County Public Library

Since the early 1900s, libraries have provided U.S. citizens literature via horseback and wagon, boat and motorcycle, vans and buses. They’re not about to let a little thing like a global pandemic get between you and a good book. The Gwinnett County Public Library is...

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5 Within 50 (-ish): Spectacular Waterfalls

5 Within 50 (-ish): Spectacular Waterfalls

Most state parks and historic sites have recognized the extreme comfort that comes from being in nature at this time and have remained open. A word of warning: check GAStateParks.org before you go. Governor Kemp’s Executive Order identifies outdoor activity as an...

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ROAD TRIP: SERENBE

ROAD TRIP: SERENBE

DISTANCE: 65 MILES, ONE-HOUR DRIVE THEY SAY THAT IF YOU WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD, YOU SHOULD START IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD. Back when Rose was taking up all the space on that door and we were arguing over the merits of NSYNC versus the Backstreet Boys, Steve Nygren and...

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DAY TRIP: PONCE CITY MARKET

DAY TRIP: PONCE CITY MARKET

DISTANCE: 29.6 MILES Ahead of Its Time Before Ponce City Market, there was Sears, Roebuck & Co. Established in 1926, Sears brought opportunity and life into the city, boasting 30,000 visitors on opening day. In 1930, Sears launched a farmer’s market with over 100...

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5 WITHIN 50: SPRING BREAK

5 WITHIN 50: SPRING BREAK

Spring break is just around the corner, but not to worry—we’ve got you covered with a list of can’t-gowrong places to go and things to see that everyone in the family will love! TELLUS SCIENCE MUSEUM 100 TELLUS DRIVE | CARTERSVILLE The kiddos will totally forget that...

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NEVER HAVE I EVER… BEEN TO A PSYCHIC

NEVER HAVE I EVER… BEEN TO A PSYCHIC

BY: KARLA SCARZAFAVA Old stuff has always been a part of my life. My parents, as children of the Great Depression, saved everything in case they should need it in the future—my mother in particular. I’ve always wanted to visit a psychic, but (until now) I never have....

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GWINNETT PUBLIC LIBRARY HAS THE “WRITE” STUFF

It was Ernest Hemingway who said, “There is no friend as loyal as a book,” and there is no place with greater loyalty than the Gwinnett County Public Library! Throughout 2019, approximately 6,000 people were in attendance for the library’s Author/Distinguished Speaker...

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HIDDEN GWINNETT: ATLANTA KILTS

Asked the lass of your dreams to marry you? Getting geared up for senior prom? Just want to air out your undercarriage sometimes? It’s time to pay a visit to our mates at Atlanta Kilts for some truly unique festive wear that only the bold can pull off. Founded in 2006...

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