Celebrate Gwinnett’s Namesake and Explore Early America at Button Gwinnett Festival
While he may never have set foot in the county that bears his name, Button Gwinnett’s decision to sign the Declaration of Independence and help forge a new nation impacted all those who have called Gwinnett County home. Join the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center (GEHC) as it celebrates... Read more
Meet Aqua Terra’s New Executive Chef, Dontrell Ham
Aqua Terra welcomes its new Executive Chef, Dontrell Ham, an experienced hospitality professional and culinary artist. After graduating from the esteemed Johnson & Wales University in Charleston, Dontrell had the opportunity to study abroad in Belgium and Paris for International Hotel Operations, where culture adaptability was the focus. He has... Read more
Van Adams Jewelers
The quaint shop of Van Adams Jewelers has a history that dates back to 1975, when a mother and her three children moved to America as Vietnamese refugees. Owner, Van Adams, is thankful for all of the blessings he’s received, as well as his mother’s influence over his career... Read more
Marisa Jill’s
Marisa Humphrey has been putting outfits together for years. As a young married couple, she and her husband lived in the basement of her in-law’s house. When she would get homesick or depressed, she’d go to her closet and put together outfits. Getting creative with her apparel and accessories... Read more
The Bleu House Market & Cafe
When John Adams got involved in the restaurant industry, he probably would have never guessed he’d be purchasing the house that his father was born in, and repurposing it as a restaurant. Today, that house is The Bleu House Market, one of two family owned restaurants. John and his... Read more
Tipsy Pig BBQ
Tipsy Pig BBQ, only six years old and nestled between Brookwood and Parkview High School communities, has truly made a name for itself in the Gwinnett area. Originally started as an additional means of income and a way to get back on their feet financially, husband and wife team,... Read more
Best of Gwinnett 2016: Weddings & Events
A special event take more than planning to get it just right. Your daughter’s wedding. Your parent’s 50th anniversary party. The stockholders meeting. Your boss’s retirement dinner. You want these events to be memorable in the best possible way. Any truly special event is a feat of orchestration and... Read more
Best of Gwinnett 2016: Sport & Recreation
Fun and good for you. Research shows that play is as critical to our health as sleep or food. And there are plenty of options in Gwinnett. Little-league football. Baseball. Soccer. Golf. Basketball. Hockey. We also have water parks, hiking trails, rock-climbing, trampoline parks, tree-top obstacle courses, and zip... Read more
Best of Gwinnett 2016: Shopping
So many stores, so little time. Whether you’re looking for something you personally need or a gift for that hard-to-please friend, Gwinnett is a shopper’s paradise with retail establishments of all shapes and sizes. We have eclectic boutiques, specialty shops, and high-end malls with your favorite department stores. Don’t... Read more
Best of Gwinnett 2016: Pets & Animals
How do you repay unconditional love? Only the best will do when it comes to our furred, feathered, and scaly friends. Our Best of Gwinnett winners love animals as much as we do. From groomers and pet salons to veterinarians and emergency centers, these animal loving resources provide everything... Read more