The owners plan to move out of state. What are your thoughts?
A unique and colorful business in Old Town Suwanee plans to close its doors. The Creative Clayhouse, located on Main Street, is for sale because the owners plan to move out of state. Owners Richard and LaDonna Greiner say they are moving to Missouri to be nearer grandchildren. "It's time for the next phase in our life," LaDonna Greiner said in January. Richard Greiner said recently that a deal is near for a new owner, though he would not discuss details. But the business is not part of the deal -- the new owner is interested in the building only. LaDonna Greiner, in a discussion with Suwanee city officials in January, noted that the building, which sits on one-third of an acre, dates to the 1870s and was once owned by the doctor where …
Plein Air Event brings various artists and styles to points around town.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Steve Burns
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Vickie Johnson needs her "old lady eyes" to paint, so she whipped out her glasses Saturday morning in the Old Town area of Suwanee as she and other artists began the Plein Air Event. Johnson, chairman of the North Gwinnett Arts Association and a Central Gwinnett High teacher, had some younger company. Students Grace Kim and Gabriel Campoy-Gonzalez were nearby to record the structures and landscape with oils and acrylics. Others artists such as Adrienne Kinsey of Buford and Linda Tilden of Hoschton set up in Town Center Park. And NGAA set up in a storefront at Town Center to offer information to patrons, including locations of artists. A similar event was held earlier this year. It's another facet of Suwanee's arts community, and like the …