Sunday, January 6, 2013
Reviewing top news stories from Suwanee and Gwinnett.
The news stayed strong in Suwanee and Gwinnett as 2013 came into play. So it's time to review some recent highlights. (Click on the links for more information.) GWINNETT LIBRARIES URGED TO CHANGE: Gwinnett's elected leaders voted in a $1.4 billion budget for 2013 that included a $1 million reduction in materials for the library system. After several such cuts in recent years, commissioners said a new business model is in order for the libraries. SUWANEE RESTAURANTS CHANGE ... AND FAIL: The local restaurant scene continued to morph. Diggers became Buffalo's Cafe, and the Moondance Restaurant & Lounge, which appealed to higher-end dining, closed its doors "until further notice." $1 MILLION LOTTERY WINNER IN GWINNETT: A quick stop for her …
Friday, January 4, 2013
The fine dining/entertainment venue on PIB had been selling memberships to stay in business.
It has not been a happy 2013 for Moondance Restaurant & Lounge in Suwanee. Already, the restaurant has said it is "closed until further notice." In a Facebook posting dated January 3, Moondance said it is "diligently seeking financial investors to keep Moondance open ..." The restaurant, which opened on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in late 2011, had begun offering membership packages recently as a means of staying in business. The packages sold for as much as $5,000. Also, Moondance had reduced operating days to Thursday-Sunday for 2013. It's New Year's events were sold out. It offered various forms of live entertainment and fine dining. "Thanks to all of you who have contacted us so far. Keep your ideas and contacts coming. We truly …
Monday, December 24, 2012
The changeover is scheduled to happen on December 27.
A popular casual dining restaurant in Suwanee is about to take on a new identity. Diggers Grill & Tap, located on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard near McGinnis Ferry Road, will become Buffalo's Cafe on Thursday, December 27. The Buffalo's website notes that a Suwanee location is "coming soon," and restaurant staff at Diggers has been informing customers of the upcoming change. The menu will convert to Buffalo's, which also is casual dining. According to Diggers staff, the change is prompted by Diggers owners Paul and Flay Dalrymple, who also own the Hamilton Mill location of Buffalo's. This will add to recent restaurant changes in Suwanee. Olde Towne Tavern & Grille closed Thursday in a bankruptcy proceeding. And a Mexican eatery plans to …
Friday, May 4, 2012
The casual dining restaurant on PIB has won our latest poll of Patch readers.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Suwanee Patch readers again have spoken decisively. Diggers, the popular restaurant on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard near Moore Road, has been named Best Mother's Day Brunch Place in Suwanee. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 13. Voting began last Monday, April 30, and ended Friday at 9 a.m. Diggers was a winner by a wide margin. The restaurant is known for casual-dining menu and is popular for sports-event viewing. Next week, Patch will have another Readers' Choice poll. Don’t miss any Suwanee news. Subscribe to Suwanee Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.