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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We DiG: Boutiques

We DiG: Boutiques

1- Native Cotton 5910 Suwanee Dam Rd Sugar Hill, Georgia 30518 (678) 938-3081 https://www.facebook.com/Native-Cotton-Boutique-1644284702568518/ https://www.instagram.com/nativecotton/?hl=en A little bit country (or a little bit rock-n-roll depending how you look at...

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Day Trip: Canton Street

Day Trip: Canton Street

Roswell has become a popular destination for those who want to get outside of the perimeter, but still surround themselves with culture, events, good eats and great schools. This suburb has a lot to offer residents and visitors of every age especially along the ever...

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Hidden Gwinnett

Hidden Gwinnett

NV Bath and Body Bar From an abandoned alleyway in the DTL (downtown Lawrenceville) to an adorable boutique filled with local and natural indulgences, NV Bath and Body Bar is a true hidden gem. Don’t blink as you make your way around the square in DTL or you might...

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5 Within 50: Pandemic-Safe Family Activities

5 Within 50: Pandemic-Safe Family Activities

Honestly, it’s probably more fun than waiting in line to sit on a random guy’s lap anyway. Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway | Buford The erstwhile Lake Lanier Islands Magical Night of Lights has gotten a Margaritaville-style...

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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

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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