Best of Gwinnett 2008: Lookin” for a Good Time

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Whether you”re into watching the big game in a sports bar or dancing the night way, you”ll find plenty of entertainment options right in your own backyard. The Gwinnett Center brings in a variety of performing acts each year, and the best part is, you don”t even have to pay for parking. If you”re looking for something a little more low-key, how about a nice, relaxing round of golf? Our voters can tell you all about local golf courses as well as their favorite pastimes.

Best Happy Hour
After a hard day at the office, our readers (over the age of 21) like to unwind. Some of their favorite places to buy brew or martinis include Olde Towne Tavern, Bahama Breeze, Lil” River Grill, Loafing Leprechaun, Encore! and McCray”s Tavern On The Square.

Best Sports Bar
Get in the game – literally! For Gwinnettians, Taco Mac, Indigo Joe”s, Olde Towne Tavern, Wild Wing Cafe and Digger”s Sports Grill are known as popular places to watch the game as a team”s biggest fan. You can also enjoy good food and ice-cold beer.

Best Concert Venue
From Carrie Underwood to New Kids on the Block, there have been a wide variety of concerts in Gwinnett this year. Noted places to hear live music include The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Suwanee Town Center Park and the Duluth Town Green.

Best Movie Theater
What”s your all-time favorite flick? Regardless of your favorite movie genre, hot spots for movie viewing include AMC 18 Discover Mills, AMC Colonial 18, Regal Mall of Georgia 20 & IMAX, Regal Medlock Crossing 18 and Carmike Cinemas 12.

Best Golf Course
You may not golf like Tiger Woods, but that doesn”t mean you can”t still feel like a pro on the golf course. Our readers recommend teeing up at TPC at Sugarloaf Country Club, Bear”s Best, The River Club, The Georgia Club and Château Élan Golf Club.


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