A collection of stories, photos and blogs on various holiday topics.
Small Business Saturday
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Area malls will open at or near midnight Thanksgiving for holiday shoppers.
Gwinnett Place Mall in Duluth and other malls near Suwanee will give shoppers plenty of time to find items on their holiday gift lists. Gwinnett Place will open at midnight Thanksgiving (Nov. 22) and remain open continuously until 10 p.m. on Black Friday (Nov. 23). Sugarloaf Mills in Lawrenceville will open its doors to shoppers on Thanksgiving night at 11:30 p.m. so customers can get in place for when stores open at midnight. The mall, formerly called Discover Mills, will stay open for shopping until Friday at 10 p.m. Then re-open Saturday, Nov. 24, at 9 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. On Sunday, the mall's hours are 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. The Mall of Georgia in Buford will open at midnight Thursday and stay open until 10 p.m. Friday. Saturday …
Here are some new establishments in the city limits. Are you familiar with them?
Courtesy of the City Of Suwanee, here are some of the business licenses that were granted for inside the city limits in October 2012. Also, this Saturday, November 24, is Small Business Saturday, featuring several Suwanee merchants. To find a list of those participating, click here. Also, for other established Suwanee businesses, check our Directory. -- Have you shopped at any of these new businesses in Suwanee? What was your experience? Tell us in the comments below.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The eatery on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard opened in November.
Now for another new Suwanee restaurant -- Suwanee Pizza Tavern. According to its Facebook page, the restaurant at 1500 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard near Suwanee Station opened November 9. It received its alcoholic beverage license from the city in August. Its Facebook description reads, "Woodfired Pizza, Garlic Knots drizzled in Garlic Butter, and Pastas that will make you want to clean your bowl. Our Pizza Pit showcases our Il Forno where you can watch our pizza chef create your pizza." The site also tells of its bar area and drink specials. There's already good customer feedback. One comment on the Facebook page read, in part: "SOOO Good! ... we'll be 'regulars' as we said. Awesome!" In recent months, Gulf Coast Grill, Twisted Taco, …