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Your guide to de-stressing on a budget at Jeju and Gangnam Sauna

Need to de-stress on a budget? Look no further than Gwinnett County's Jeju and Gangnam Sauna. Offering everything from steam rooms, saunas, and hot pools to services like body scrubs and massages, to sleeping areas—these spas are open 24/7.
Revel Duluth Gwinnett County opening

Revel, a new mixed-use development coming to Duluth, is like a mashup of the Battery and Avalon

Avalon developer North American Properties announced the first businesses expected at Revel this week, a new mixed-use development going up at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth.
MARTA

Commentary: Only transit investment—not tech hype—can solve Gwinnett’s transportation woes

"In communities like Gwinnett’s around the nation, we’ve also seen Uber, automated vehicles, hyperloop, and even flying cars offered as reasons not to commit to long-term transit planning. These expectations are wildly inflated." An automated vehicle specialist defends the need for conventional rail and bus service.

No child will be denied school lunch again if a crusading Gwinnett mom has her way

Alessandra Ferrara-Miller, a Suwanee resident and mother of two, founded her one-woman nonprofit, All For Lunch, in 2017 with the intent to abolish all of the outstanding school lunch debt in metro Atlanta. Long-term, she hopes All For Lunch can act as an emergency fund for all school lunch debt in the metro area.
MARTA

Gwinnett could finally welcome MARTA. Here’s what you need to know.

On March 19, Gwinnett County voters will convene at the polls to answer one consequential question: Do we want MARTA? Here's what to know before election day and what has happened with the MARTA referendum so far.
Stacey Abrams Brian Kemp who won Georgia's governor race?

[Updated] Who won? Runoff? What’s going on with the Georgia governor’s race.

Neither Brian Kemp nor Stacey Abrams have officially won the Georgia gubernatorial election, so what happens now? Are we going into a runoff? What are the campaigns saying? Here's a breakdown of the situation.
Loganville Mayor Rey Martinez

Rey Martinez, Gwinnett’s first Hispanic mayor, talks discrimination, diversity, and supporting Trump

Rey Martinez, the gregarious owner of Rey’s Cuban Café, won a seat on the Loganville City Council in 2010 and in 2015 was appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity. In 2016, Martinez became a vocal leader of Hispanics for Trump, and in November, he won the nonpartisan, part-time Loganville mayor’s seat in an overwhelming victory.
Christiane Chronicles

The Christiane Chronicles: When it comes to scissors, Korean restaurants have it right

Scissors can slice, trim, or neaten up pretty much anything, yet outside of Korean restaurants, you rarely see them in the dining room. Why? Plus: The problem with tea at Chinese restaurants.
Georgia Swarm Lacrosse

Atlanta’s suburbs are a hotbed for niche sports

Lacrosse teams the Georgia Swarm and Atlanta Blaze join the also brand-new Atlanta Vultures indoor football team, as well as the longer-tenured Atlanta Gladiators minor league hockey team and the Atlanta Steam “lingerie league” indoor football team.
Bucky Johnson

Meet the Other Mayors: Bucky Johnson, Norcross

As mayor of this Gwinnett County city of 16,000, Johnson has chaired the Atlanta Regional Round­table and pushed the $7 billion transportation tax measure (T-SPLOST) that metro Atlanta voters ultimately rejected in 2012. He won his fifth two-year term in November.

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