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Best of Peachtree Corners Readers’ Choice Awards 2023

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Our readers have spoken! Here are the results of this year’s “Best of Peachtree Corners” survey.

More than 2,300 of our readers and social media friends shared their opinions to help us compile this list of area favorites.

Thank you to all our voters, and congratulations to all the chosen businesses and organizations.

Best Mexican Food

#1. Taqueria Tsunami

Taqueria Tsunami takes the best flavors from the Far East and South of the Border to dish up a variety of hand-crafted, fusion tacos, salads, appetizers and cocktails, in a fun, contemporary atmosphere. Dedicated to helping out victims of tsunamis and natural disasters, a portion of sales from top selling tacos are donated to the Georgia Red Cross.

5160 Town Center Blvd.

taqueriatsunami.com

@TaqueriaTsunami, 678-310-1079

#2. La Parrilla

5131 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 1005

laparrilla.com

@LaParrillaMexicanRestaurant, 770-242-0766

#3. Taqueria Del Mar

5075 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 105A

taqueriadelmar.com

@TaqueriadelMar, 770-696-4582

#3. Kiko’s

3435 Medlock Bridge Rd.

kikosmexican.com

770-441-1818

Best Tacos

#1. Taqueria Del Mar

Taqueria del Mar is a fast casual grill and bar featuring affordable Southwestern cuisine with handcrafted margaritas, cocktails, beer and wine. Sustainability is important to this restaurant, as it uses recycled and reclaimed supplies, fixtures and equipment. The entire restaurant interior was built using recycled and reclaimed wood.

5075 Suite 105A Peachtree Pkwy.

taqueriadelmar.com

@TaqueriadelMar, 770-696-4582

#2. Taqueria Tsunami

Taqueria Tsunami
Taqueria Tsunami

5160 Town Center Blvd.

taqueriatsunami.com

@TaqueriaTsunami, 678-310-1079

#3. Kiko’s

3435 Medlock Bridge Rd.

kikosmexican.com

770-441-1818

#3. Jimmy’s Tequila and Carnes

6365 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Doraville

jimmystequila.com

@JimmysTequila, 470-359-2884

Best Place for a Business Lunch

#1. Marlow’s Tavern

Marlows Tavern
Marlow’s Tavern

Marlow’s Tavern features the “Best of the Best” in American tavern fare served in a modern atmosphere. A neighborhood feel is accomplished with an open kitchen that invites diners to watch chefs at work, communal tables and large cozy booths.

5210 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 260

marlowstavern.com

@MarlowsTavern, 470-550-1197

#2. Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar

5224 Peachtree Pkwy.

lazydogrestaurants.com

@LazyDogRestaurants, 470-735-4501

#3. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

5215 Town Center Blvd.

firebirdsrestaurants.com

@FirebirdsGrill, 770-225-4662

Best Barbecue

#1. ‘cue Barbecue

‘Cue has only one philosophy: Make everything from scratch and make it yummy, fill the restaurant with good fun people to serve you, change up the menu utilizing locally grown fruits and vegetables and bring in some unique beers and inspiring wines so that each day is a new day. Wait, maybe that’s more like five philosophies.

5260 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross

cuebarbecue.com

470-299-5117

#2. Moe’s Original BBQ

5005 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 810

moesoriginalbbq.com

@MobPeachtreeCorners, 770-696-2931

#3. Shane’s Rib Shack

5770 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Ste. 111

shanesribshack.com

@ShanesRibShack, 770-416-6606

#3. JR’s Log House Restaurant

6601 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.

jrsloghouse.com

770-449-6426

Best Breakfast

#1. Flying Biscuit Cafe

Famous for their grits and biscuits, Flying Biscuit Café bakes almost 5,000 biscuits per week at each location. Focused on a Southern-inspired menu of comfort food made with fresh ingredients, guests come to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the day.

5270 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 120

flyingbiscuit.com

Flying Biscuit Cafe
Flying Biscuit Cafe

@FlyingBiscuitCafe, 770-407-5885

#2. First Watch

5230 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 110

firstwatch.com

@FirstWatch, 470-781-9190

#3. JR’S Log House

6601 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.

jrsloghouse.com

770-449-6426

Best Brewery

#1. Anderby Brewing

Anderby Brewing
Anderby Brewing

Founded in 2019 as a brewery, Anderby has just added ‘Distilling’ to their name. They use care and detailed techniques with their line of lagers, traditional beers and now whiskies, bourbons and rums. Driven by an intense desire to create something different, some may say they’re curiously different.

Editor’s Note: as of July 3rd Anderby Brewing is permanently closed.

110 Technology Pkwy., Ste. 200

anderbybrewing.com

@AnderbyBrewing, 770-559-7550

#2. Kettlerock Brewing

6025 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 1

kettlerockbrewing.com

@KettlerockBrewing, 678-615-2600

#3. Social Fox

20 Skin Alley, Norcross

socialfoxbrewing.com

@SocialFoxBrewing, 470-359-4109

Best Burgers

#1. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Firebirds is an American restaurant and steakhouse known for their scratch kitchen, bold flavors and inviting atmosphere. Diners enjoy authentic wood-fired steak and seafood entrées, bold flavors, especially cocktails and select wines in a polished-casual atmosphere.

5215 Town Center Blvd.

firebirdsrestaurants.com

@FirebirdsGrill, 770-225-4662

#2. Ted’s Montana Grill

5165 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 205

tedsmontanagrill.com

@TedsMontanaGrill, 678-405-0305

#3. J Alexander’s

5245 Peachtree Pkwy.

jalexanders.com

770-263-9755

#3. Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar

5224 Peachtree Pkwy.

lazydogrestaurants.com

@LazyDogRestaurants, 470-735-4501

Best Chinese Food

#1. Lon U

The menu at Lon U is full of unique and flavorful Asian dishes, from classic favorites to more adventurous options. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you won’t be disappointed.

5005 Peachtree Pkwy.

lonunorcross.com

770-441-0200

#2. New Dragon

5450 Peachtree Pkwy.

newdragonpeachtreecorners.com

770-558-4262

#3. Panda Express

3200 Holcomb Bridge Rd.

pandaexpress.com

@officialpandaexpress, 678-969-0028

Best Boba Tea

#1. Gong Cha

Gong Cha is one of the most recognized bubble tea brands around the world. Known for quality tea and service, Gong Cha offers a variety of tea, iced smoothies, coffee and creative mixed beverage options.

5210 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 220

gongchausa.com

@GongChaTea, 770-417-8223

#2. Peachy Corners Cafe

6367 Spalding Dr.

peachycornerscafe.com

Peachy Corners Cafe
Peachy Corners Cafe

@Peachy_Corners_Cafe, 678-691-0547

#3. Unbelibubble

5270 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 118-A

unbelibubble.com

@UnbelibubbleTea, 770-864-1775

Best Desserts / Ice Cream

#1. Beard Papa’s

A premier bakery that originated in Japan in 1999, Beard Papa’s serves up the world’s best cream puffs in Metro Atlanta. It’s an ideal spot for an afternoon pick-me-up for a cream puff and coffee while shopping or on the way home for dessert. They’re committed to bringing a smile and Japanese oishii! (delicious!) to the world.

5215 Town Center Blvd.

beardpapas.com

@BeardPapas, 770-807-0564

#2. Tiff’s Treats Cookie

5230 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 130

cookiedelivery.com

@TiffsTreats, 470-387-1200

#3. Peterbrooke Chocolatier

5135 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 930

peterbrooke.com

@PeterbrookeChocolatier, 770-817-8118

#3. Kremo Ice Cream

5200 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 240

Kremoicecream.a-zcompanies.com

@KremoPeachtreeCorners, 808-222-2963

Best Sushi

#1. Sushi Osawa

On the frontier of Japanese restaurants, Sushi Osawa presents unique and wonderful cuisine created from the finest ingredients. Serving the freshest seafood, meat and produce in a fun and friendly atmosphere, it’s a one of a kind experience that inspires guests to return again and again.

5270 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 119

sushiosawa.online

678-691-3034

#2. Sushi Mito

6470 Spalding Dr.

sushimito.com

@Sushi_Mito, 770-734-0398

#3. Aomi Japanese Restaurant

5145 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 470A

aomijapanese.com

770-840-8710

Best Ramen

#1. Sushi Osawa

5270 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 119

sushiosawa.online

678-691-3034

#2. Aomi Japanese Restaurant

5145 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 470A

aomijapanese.com

770-840-8710

#3. Jinbei West

5170 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 410

jinbeiwest.com

678-587-5323

Best Latin Food

#1. Mojitos Cuban American Bistro

Mojitos is a family-owned and operated Cuban American restaurant that boasts over 15 years serving the Metro Atlanta area. It features the finest mojito cocktails and authentic family recipes passed down from generation to generation. With live music and dancing on the weekends, you’ll feel like a guest in their home while having a memorable dining experience.

5165 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 630

mojitosbistro.com

@MojitoSatl, 770-686-3254

#2. Tortugas Cuban Grill

3466 Holcomb Bridge Rd. NW, Ste. AA

tortugascubangrill.com

@TortugasCuban, 470-275-5599

#3. Latin Fresh

4941 S. Old Peachtree Rd.

latinfreshgroup.com

@LatinFreshGroup, 470-861-7786

Best Thai Food

#1. Royal Bistro

Royal Bistro is a vibrant and enchanting restaurant that invites diners to embark on a culinary journey through the flavors of Thailand. It showcases a wide array of delectable dishes that capture the essence of Thai cuisine. From aromatic curries to zesty stir-fries, each dish is expertly prepared using the finest ingredients and traditional cooking techniques.

6365 Spalding Dr., Ste. A

royal-bistro.com

678-404-7733

#2. Thai Star

5370 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Chamblee

thaistarmenu.com

770-326-9991

#3. L’thai Organic Cuisine and Wine Bar

5450 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 7-D

lethai.com

770-807-7684

Best Outdoor Dining

#1. Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar

Lazy Dog is a cherished creation born out of a multigenerational passion for hospitality and a deep appreciation for that authentic small-town mountain feeling. Through handcrafted meals made with love, carefully sourced ingredients, and a seasonal menu that pays homage to nature’s bounty, Lazy Dog aims to be your home away from home.

5224 Peachtree Pkwy.

lazydogrestaurants.com

@LazyDogRestaurants, 470-735-4501

#2. Pêche Modern Coastal

5155 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 320

pecheforum.com

@PecheModernCoastal, 770-674-1098

#3. Fire & Stone Italian Pizza Kitchen

5215 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 610

fireandstonekitchen.com

@FireandStoneKitchen, 470-219-5100

#3. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

5215 Town Center Blvd.

firebirdsrestaurants.com

@FirebirdsGrill, 770-225-4662

Best Pizza

#1. Fire & Stone Italian Pizza Kitchen

Fire & Stone serves Neapolitan and New York style pizzas made with the freshest premium ingredients and prepared at 800º in custom-built wood fired ovens. Their dough is made fresh in-house every day, and they use only the finest cheese and toppings to make sure they’re serving up the best pizza.

5215 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 610

fireandstonekitchen.com

@FireandStoneKitchen, 470-219-5100

#2. Dagwoods

7746 Spalding Dr., Sandy Springs

dagwoodspizza.com

770-441-7773

#3. California Pizza Kitchen

5175 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 1400

cpk.com

770-971-7950

#3. Marco’s

5270 Peachtree Pkwy.

marcos.com

770-840-9991

Best Seafood

#1. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

5215 Town Center Blvd.

firebirdsrestaurants.com

@FirebirdsGrill, 770-225-4662

#2. Pêche Modern Coastal

5155 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 320

pecheforum.com

@PecheModernCoastal, 770-674-1098

#3. Stäge

5260 Peachtree Pkwy.

stagepeachtreecorners.com

@StagePeachtreeCorners, 770-680-2728

Best Vegetarian Food

#1. Loving Hut

Loving Hut is one of the largest and fastest growing family vegan restaurants in the world with over 200 locations in 35 countries. They serve delicious plant-based meals using only natural and healthy ingredients as they work to respect and protect the planet through sustainable practices.

6385 Spalding Dr., Ste. E

lovinghut.us

@LHVeganBanhmi, 678-421-9191

#2. Clean Eatz

3975 Holcomb Bridge Rd.

cleaneatz.com

@CleanEatzPeachtreeCornersGA, 678-833-5353

#3. Cava

5150 Peachtree Pkwy.

cava.com

@Cava, 470-740-5432

Best Local Venue for Private Parties

#1. Anderby Brewing

110 Technology Pkwy., Ste. 200

anderbybrewing.com

@AnderbyBrewing, 770-559-7550

#2. Kettlerock Brewing

6025 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 1

kettlerockbrewing.com

@KettlerockBrewing, 678-615-2600

#3. Atlanta Marriott Peachtree Corners

475 Technology Pkwy.

marriott.com

770-263-8558

#3. Atlanta Tech Park

107 Technology Pkwy.

atlantatechpark.com

@AtlantaTechPark, 470-482-1800

Best Wings

#1. Three Dollar Café 

One of the top 25 restaurants in Atlanta since 1994, Three Dollar Café is known for the best chicken wings in Georgia, a wide selection of cold beer, delicious food and many screens to watch your favorite games. It’s a great choice for fun, family sports and food.

6050 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 100

threedollarcafe.com

@ThreeDollarCafeATL, 770-441-8520

#2. Wings 101

6135 Peachtree Pkwy.

wings101.square.site

678-691-5199

#3. Jolene’s Wings & Beer

5224 Peachtree Pkwy.

jolenes.com

@JolenesWings, 470-735-4501

Best Barbershop

#1. Boardroom Salon for Men

The Boardroom Salon strives to make real connections and positively impact the lives of anyone that walks through the doors. From their signature service, The Benchmark, to a variety of cuts and shaves, it offers real transformation. They invite customers to grab a cold one, have a seat and get comfortable.

5210 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 230

boardroomstylinglounge.com

@TheBoardroomStylingLounge, 470-319-9001

#2. Patrick’s Executive Grooming Salon for Men

5575 Peachtree Pkwy.

pegsm.com

240-350-8547

#3. Sport Clips

5275 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 104

haircutmenpeachtreecityga.com

678-291-0707

#3. Yany’s Hair Salon

5450 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 1C

yanyshair.com

770-729-1767

Best MedSpa

#1. Suburban Med Spa

A comprehensive beauty and wellness center offering a wide range of aesthetic treatments and services. Their skilled team of professionals specializes in non-surgical procedures, including laser treatments, injectables, and body contouring, to help clients achieve their desired cosmetic goals.

4989 Peachtree Pkwy.

suburbanmedspa.com

678-282-0051

#2. Dermani Medspa

5165 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 230

dermanimedspa.com

@DemaniMedspa_PeachtreeCorners, 404-383-1108

#3. Massage Envy

5270 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 109B

massageenvy.com

770-300-0033

Best Facial Spa

#1. Dermani Medspa

Dermani is an esteemed medical spa that provides a variety of advanced cosmetic treatments and services. Their dedicated team of experts offers a wide range of procedures all aimed at helping clients enhance their appearance and boost their confidence.

5165 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 230

dermanimedspa.com

@DemaniMedspa_PeachtreeCorners, 404-383-1108

#2. Suburban Medical Spa

4989 Peachtree Pkwy.

suburbanmedspa.com

678-282-0051

#3. Massage Envy

5270 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 109B

massageenvy.com

770-300-0033

Best Workout Place

#1. Burn Boot Camp

Burn Boot Camp offers challenging and encouraging workouts with elite certified personal trainers who will push you to your limits and completely transform your life. You’ll get all the benefits of personal training in an exciting and encouraging group setting.

5450 Peachtree Pkwy.

burnbootcamp.com

470-403-2876

#2. Robert D. Fowler Family YMCA

5600 W. Jones Bridge Rd.

ymcaatlanta.org

770-246-9622

#3. Orangetheory Fitness

5270 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 105

orangetheory.com

678-786-4100

Best Nail Salon

#1. Urban Nail Salon

Whether you’re looking for routine nail care or special events, Urban Nail Salon will surely make you feel pampered with its excellent services and premium quality products.

5270 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 112

urbannailsalon.com 

678-292-6307

#2. Tipsy Nail and Salon Bar

5230 Town Center Blvd., Ste.120

tipsypeachtreecorners.com

770-837-2130

#3. Luxury Nails at The Forum

4880 Peachtree Corners Cir., Ste. 1115

luxurynailsattheforum.com

770-687-2258

Best Hair Salon

#1. Van Michael Salon

Brothers Michael and Van Council launched Van Michael in 1984 with the goal to raise the bar in the beauty industry and elevate hairdressing as a valued professional career. At Van Michael, clients receive tailored attention at every point of contact.

5165 Peachtree Pkwy.

vanmichael.com

@VanMichaelSalon, 678-987-3600

#2. Frost Salon

5075 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 103

frost.salon

@Frost.Salon, 770-680-4549

#3. Yany’s Hair Salon

5450 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 1C

yanyshair.com

770-729-1767

Best Yoga/Pilates Studio

#1. Sun Dragon Yoga

Sun Dragon is a yoga studio that offers a welcoming and inclusive environment for practitioners of all levels. They provide a variety of yoga classes and workshops to support individuals on their yoga journey and promote a balanced and harmonious lifestyle.

5600 Spalding Dr., Sandy Springs

sundragonyoga.com

313-303-0096

#2. Sunny Street Yoga

6375 Spalding Dr., Ste. E

sunnystreetyoga.com

@SunnyStreetYoga, 470-641-3021

#3. Teesha Yoga

5375 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 105

teeshayoga.com

@Teesha_Yoga, 470-597-0167

Best Animal Hospital / Veterinarian

#1. Spalding Animal Hospital

Spalding Animal Hospital provides the highest level of care, compassion and commitment to the health and well-being of your furry family members, from juvenile to geriatric. Every member of their highly trained team of professionals strives to maintain your pet’s health and family’s best interests.

105 Technology Pkwy.

spaldinganimalhospital.com

770-558-4347

#2. Peachtree Corners Animal Clinic

4020 Holcomb Bridge Rd.

animal-dr.com

770-448-0700

#3. Peach Paws Animal Hospital

5075 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 101

peachpawsvet.com

770-726-8725

#3. Medlock Bridge Animal Hospital

5155 S Old Peachtree Rd.

medlockbridgevet.com

770-242-9272

Best Pet Boarding

#1. PetSuites Norcross

At PetSuites, they speak pet. The trusted team of Pet Pros delivers personalized service in fun, convenient and modern spaces. Pets can’t actually give the thumbs up (no thumbs and all), but if they could they’d be way up. 

6865 Jimmy Carter Blvd., Norcross

norcross.petsuitesofamerica.com

@PetSuitesAtlantaNorcross, 678-293-8125

#2. Camp Woof of Norcross

6000 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Ste. A1, Norcross

campwoof.com

770-558-6100

#3. Peachtree Corners Animal Clinic

4020 Holcomb Bridge Rd.

animal-dr.com

770-448-0700

Best Pet Groomer

#1. Pampered Paws

Focusing on providing exceptional grooming services for pets, Pampered Paws offers professional pet grooming services, ensuring that pets look and feel their best. With their expertise and care, they help pets maintain a clean and well-groomed appearance.

5075 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 106

alliespaws.com

770-685-1234

#2. PetSmart

6050 Peachtree Pkwy.

petsmart.com

@PetSmart, 770-300-0926

#3. Medlock Bridge Grooming

5155 S Old Peachtree Rd.

medlockbridgevet.com

770-447-5100

#3. Peachtree Corners Animal Clinic

4020 Holcomb Bridge Rd.

animal-dr.com

770-448-0700

Best Dental Practice

#1. Innovative Smiles

Innovative Smiles is a trusted dental practice that provides a wide range of oral care services. Their experienced team of dentists offers comprehensive dental treatments, with a commitment to delivering personalized and high-quality dental care to their patients.

5185 Peachtree Pkwy., Bldg. 1200, Ste. 201

gwinnettdentist.com

770-637-7672

#2. Linked Dental

6270 Smithpointe Dr.

linkdentalcare.com

@LinkDentalCare, 770-448-1977

#3. Greater Dental Health

5210 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 310

greaterdentalhealth.com

@GreaterDentalHealth, 470-508-0044

Best Day Care

#1. The Goddard School of Peachtree Corners

More than a warm and nurturing place, more than a great education for your child, The Goddard School is peace of mind. They work to positively impact their students, faculty and community for years to come by creating great experiences that help grow students academically, socially and cognitively.

5055 Peachtree Pkwy.

goddardschool.com

@Goddard_School, 770-446-7939

#2. Primrose School of Peachtree Corners

6325 Primrose Hill Ct.

primroseschools.com

@PrimroseSchools, 770-409-8732

#3. Sunshine House of Peachtree Corners

5470 Spalding Dr.

sunshinehouse.com

@SunshineHouseCenters, 770-840-7404

Best Real Estate Agent

#1. Kelly Kim

Kelly Kim is a leading real estate agent who prioritizes excellence and provides comprehensive services backed by advanced technology market expertise. Her local leadership ensures successful outcomes for clients in achieving their buying and selling goals.

ansleyre.com/site/kellykim

678-464-4929

#2. Terri Hayes

4249 Allenhurst Dr.

exechomesales.com

770-248-0770

#3. Alan Kaplan

sothebysrealty.com/eng/associate/180-a-913-4043698/alan-kaplan

404-909-6000

Best HVAC Service

#1. Spencer Heating & Air Conditioning

With over 30 years of experience, this locally owned company specializes in the installation, servicing and maintenance of heating and cooling systems for residential and commercial clients in northeast-metro Atlanta. They take pride in offering exceptional customer service, ensuring prompt and reliable repairs.

4708 S Old Peachtree Rd., Bldg. 200A

spencerair.com

770-447-5289

#2. Premier HVAC Mechanical Corporation

6669 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Ste. N

premierhvaccorp.com

770-696-4189

#3. Bardi Heating, Cooling, Plumbing

2100 Norcross Pkwy., Ste. 100, Norcross

bardi.com

@Call_Bardi, 470-577-7933

Best Home Remodeler

#1. EV Remodeling

EV is a professional remodeling company that offers a wide range of services for residential and commercial properties with expertise in home renovations, kitchen and bathroom remodeling, flooring, painting and more. They strive to deliver high-quality craftsmanship and exceptional customer satisfaction.

3906 Morris Ct.

evremodelinginc.com

678-822-7573

#2. Romero’s Quality Construction

10580 Worthington Hills Manor, Roswell

romerosconstructionllc.com

404-551-9141

#3. Southland Development Services

southlanddevelopmentservices.com

770-560-3012

Best Private School (K-8)

#1. Cornerstone Christian Academy

Cornerstone is a school that provides a Christ-centered education for students from preschool through middle school, emphasizing academic excellence, spiritual development and the nurturing of character. They offer a supportive and enriching educational environment for students to thrive.

5295 Triangle Pkwy. NW

cornerstonecougars.org 

@CornerstoneCougars, 770-441-9222

#2. International Charter Academy of Georgia

3705 Engineering Dr.

internationalcharteracademy.org

@InternationalCharterAcademyGA, 770-604-0007

#3. Notre Dame Academy

4635 River Green Pkwy., Duluth

ndacademy.org

@NDAcademyGA, 678-387-9385

Best Private School (K-12)

#1. Wesleyan School

A renowned educational institution committed to cultivating the minds, hearts and spirits of students from kindergarten through high school, Wesleyan has a focus on academic excellence, character development and spiritual growth. They provide a nurturing and engaging environment where students can flourish and reach their full potential.

5405 Spalding Dr.

wesleyanschool.org

@WesleyanInsta, 770-448-7640

#2. Greater Atlanta Christian School

1575 Indian Trail Rd., Norcross

greateratlantachristian.org 

@GACSpartans, 770-243-2000

#3. Notre Dame Academy

4635 River Green Pkwy., Duluth

ndacademy.org

@NDAcademyGA, 678-387-9385

Best Youth Summer Camp

#1. Greater Atlanta Christian Summer Camps

Greater Atlanta Christian provides a great summer experience where kids can enjoy a balanced blend of play, learning and socializing in a safe and nurturing environment. With over 30 enriching programs covering athletics, arts, academics and fun, campers have the chance to make new friends, explore talents and create lasting memories.

1575 Indian Trail Rd., Norcross

greateratlantachristian.org 

@GACSpartans, 770-243-2000

#2. Wesleyan School Summer Camps

5405 Spalding Dr.

wesleyanschool.org

@WesleyanInsta, 770-448-7640

#3. Club SciKidz

atlanta.clubscikidz.com

@ClubScikidzCamp

Best Summer Camp (Kids Under 10)

#1. Wesleyan School Summer Camps

For over 25 years, Wesleyan Summer Camps have made summer fun for all children. Camps range from arts to athletics, STEM to life skills, with morning, afternoon and full day programming for both day camps and specialty camps.

5405 Spalding Dr.

wesleyanschool.org

@WesleyanInsta, 770-448-7640

#2. Club SciKidz

atlanta.clubscikidz.com

@ClubScikidzCamp

#3. Greater Atlanta Christian Summer Camps

1575 Indian Trail Rd., Norcross

greateratlantachristian.org 

@GASSpartans, 770-243-2000

Best Museum to Visit in Metro Atlanta

#1. High Museum of Art

Designed to meet audiences at the intersection of culture and community, this art museum is inspiring visitors in exciting ways. The High invites visitors to use the museum as a place to discover new ideas, meet old friends and make new ones. Every visit is as unique as every visitor.

1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta

high.org

@HighMuseumofArt, 404-733-4400

#2. Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center

2020 Clean Water Dr., Buford

@GwinnettGov, 770-904-3500

#3. Fernbank Museum

767 Clifton Rd., Atlanta

fernbankmuseum.org

@FernbankMuseum, 404-929-6300

Best Theatre Venue in and Around Gwinnett County

#1. Aurora Theatre

Aurora Theatre is a thriving cultural hub that fosters a sense of belonging through its diverse shows and programming. This theater offers a wide range of theatrical productions, concerts, comedy shows, children’s programs and community events, all housed in a world-class facility.

128 East Pike St., Lawrenceville

auroratheatre.com

@Aurora.Theatre, 678-226-6222

#2. Gas South Theatre

6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Duluth

gassouthdistrict.com

@GasSouthDistrict, 770-813-7500

#3. Lionheart Theatre Company

10 College St., Norcross

lionhearttheatre.org

@Lionheart.theatre, 404-919-4022

Best Local Hotel for Out of Town Guests

#1. Atlanta Marriott Peachtree Corners

Experience genuine Southern hospitality at this hotel, conveniently located in Peachtree Corners. Enjoy the comfort of well-appointed rooms, on-site dining and more great amenities. With easy access to nearby attractions, this is the idea destination to unwind and explore without the hassle of city traffic.

475 Technology Pkwy.

marriott.com

770-263-8558

#2. Hyatt Place Atlanta/Norcross/Peachtree

5600 Peachtree Pkwy.

hyatt.com

770-416-7655

#3. Crowne Plaza Atlanta NE — Norcross

6050 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. NW

ihg.com

770-448-4400

Best Place to Work (over 50 employees)

#1. Foresite Group

Foresite is a dynamic engineering, planning, design and consulting firm that collaboratively serves public and private sector clients nationwide. With a strong foundation built on core values, they prioritize client success, excellent service, dedicated professionals and a culture that fosters creativity and growth opportunities.

3740 Davinci Ct., Ste. 100

foresitegroup.net

@ForesiteGroup, 770-368-1399

#2. Siemens

3617 Parkway Ln.

siemens.com

@Siemens, 770-326-2000

#3. Intuitive Surgical

5655 Spalding Dr.

intuitive.com

@IntuitiveSurgical, 408-523-2100

#4. Brightree

125 Technology Pkwy.

brightree.com

678-243-1800

#5. Pond & Company

3500 Parkway Ln., Ste. 500

pondco.com

@PondThrives, 677-336-7740

#6. Wesleyan School

5405 Spalding Dr.

wesleyanschool.org

@WesleyanInsta, 770-448-7640

#7. Immucor

3130 Gateway Dr., PO Box 5626

immucor.com

@Immucor_Official, 770-441-2051

Most Desired Features and Attractions as Preferred by Locals and Visitors

#1. A community arts and culture center

#2. Immersive entertainment, like BeltLine’s Illuminarium, Sandbox VR or Chicken & Pickle

#3. A satellite college campus, like Georgia Tech

#4. A major pickleball center

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City Springs Theatre Company Presents the Hit Musical Jersey Boys

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The megahit musical Jersey Boys is making its regional premiere with the City Springs Theatre Company in a five-week run.

The megahit musical Jersey Boys makes its regional premiere in City Springs Theatre Company’s (CSTC) first-ever, five-week run at the Byers Theatre in Sandy Springs.

Directed by Atlanta’s-own Shane DeLancey, and choreographed by Meg Gillentine, Jersey Boys tells the rags-to-riches story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The show details their remarkable journey from the streets to the top of the charts, to their 1990 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Leading the cast of Jersey Boys is Haden Rider as Frankie Valli. Rider is a City Springs Theatre Company veteran, with recent roles in both Legally Blonde (Emmett) and Fiddler on the Roof (Perchik).

Presented by Resurgens Spine Center, Jersey Boys runs from July 12 through August 11, and shines a special spotlight on home-grown talent, as the show’s four leading men are all Atlanta-area residents.

With phenomenal music, memorable characters and great storytelling, Jersey Boys follows the fascinating evolution of four blue-collar kids who became one of the greatest successes in pop-music history.

“City Springs Theatre Company is very proud to be the first in the southeast region to present Jersey Boys,” said CSTC Artistic Director and Tony Award-winner Shuler Hensley. “Our audiences have been asking for this particular show since we opened. The production is truly stacked with talent onstage and off, and we’re pulling out all the stops to bring audiences an experience that will rival any previous version of the show.”

Jersey Boys premiered at the La Jolla Playhouse in 2005, prior to its 13-year Broadway run, from 2005 to 2017. There have been productions of the show in Las Vegas, UK/Ireland, Toronto, Melbourne, Singapore, South Africa, the Netherlands, Japan, Dubai and China.

Jersey Boys features a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, and lyrics by Bob Crewe.

Individual tickets to see Jersey Boys are on sale now ($42 – $108), with discounts for seniors, students, groups and active and retired military personnel.

CSTC’s Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Call 404-477-4365 or visit CitySpringsTheatre.com for more information.

This production contains adult language and is recommended for mature audiences.

Performance schedule:

Friday, July 12 | 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 | 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 14 | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 16 | 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17 | 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 18 | 8:00 p.m.
Friday, July 19 | 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 | 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 21 | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 23 | 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 24 | 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 | 8:00 p.m.
Friday, July 26 | 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 | 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 30 | 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31 | 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 1 | 8:00 p.m.
Friday, August 2 | 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 3 | 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 4 | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 6 | 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 7 | 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 8 | 8:00 p.m.
Friday, August 9 | 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 10 | 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11 | 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

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Titanic: An Immersive Voyage To Set Sail On 30-market World Tour

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Images courtesy of Titanic: An Immersive Voyage

Exhibition Hub in partnership with Fever and a collaborative of Titanic collectors announced today the launch of its latest exhibition Titanic: An Immersive Voyage.

The companies also announced that Milan, Italy and Atlanta, Georgia have been selected as the initial host cities for the next generation experience. Titanic: An Immersive Voyage is scheduled to open in Atlanta on July 25.

Titanic: An Immersive Voyage will feature more than 300 artifacts from Titanic and its sister vessels the Olympic and the Britannic, as well as objects from Carpathia and Californian, two additional ships key to Titanic’s story.

Items to be showcased in the experience were curated from multiple collections including treasures from Kevin Saucier, the owner of one of the largest private collections of Titanic memorabilia in the world. Priceless artifacts from the collection of Spencer Knarr will also be featured in the all-new Titanic experience. Mr. Knarr started his collection at the age of 12.

“Titanic is the most enchanting ship of all time and is revered by many as an iconic gem,” said John Zaller, Executive Producer at Exhibition Hub. “We’re delighted to tell this immortal story in our signature humanistic and immersive style, and to share it with guests around the world. We could not be more appreciative of the collectors who have joined us on this journey.” 

Titanic: An Immersive Voyage represents an entirely new approach to the story of the world’s most famous ocean liner. The experience features more than 300 artifacts, and dramatic room re-creations from the ship, along with advanced theatrical techniques and breathtaking technological overlays that place guests inside the story of the celebrated Titanic.

“Titanic: An Immersive Voyage engages the Titanic story like never before,” said Zaller. “Our expertise in exhibition design and immersive storytelling creates an unforgettable emotional connection to Titanic.”

“The mold for a Titanic exhibition was in need of a refresh,” said Mr. Knarr. “And, Exhibition Hub, with its success in creating immersive experiences, was just the company to do it. I’m really excited to have been invited to participate.”

Knarr’s fellow collector echoed those sentiments.

“One meeting with John Zaller and Exhibition Hub was a lock,” said. Mr. Saucier. “It’s a great way to break away from the traditional exhibit case and create a worldwide touring show. There are collectors who keep their treasures hidden and there are those of us that want to share with the world.”

Titanic: An Immersive Voyage uses cutting-edge storytelling technology to create a powerful emotional connection between visitors and those 2,200 souls onboard. The experience also features hands-on activities, in-depth learning opportunities, projection mapping, a detailed audio tour, educational materials, a special selfie zone, a unique green-screen photo opportunity and an expansive retail store with items from Titanic and her sister ships for sale.

More Information – The waitlist for tickets is now open and tickets will officially go on sale on June 17.  Visit expo-titanic.com/atlanta to join the list.

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Sneak Peek at The Westin at The Gas South District

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The 348-room, 11-story hotel opens March 21

The Westin Atlanta Gwinnett is eagerly counting down to its grand opening this week on March 21st, marking a significant milestone as the hotel prepares to redefine hospitality in Gwinnett County. Located in the dynamic Gas South District, this cutting-edge 11-story hotel features 348 rooms and over 27,000 square feet of flexible event space across 14 rooms. As part of Concord Hospitality’s portfolio, the establishment is poised to become a game-changer in the area, offering unparalleled service and amenities.

General Manager Mark Castriota, with Russell Stewart, Sales and Marketing

Under the leadership of General Manager Mark Castriota, with Russell Stewart steering the Sales and Marketing efforts, the hotel is set for a successful launch. General Manager Mark Castriota expressed excitement about the imminent opening. He lauded the dedication and hard work that has paved the way for this moment. Castriota emphasized the hotel’s commitment to providing unmatched hospitality experiences in Gwinnett County. The Westin aspires to fill the hotel with skilled individuals who deliver The Westin’s signature quality service to all guests.

The Westin Atlanta Gwinnett is more than just a place to stay; it’s a retreat for wellness and relaxation. The property boasts signature wellness initiatives, sleep-enhancing features, and breathtaking floor-to-ceiling windows. Modern conveniences are standard in every room and suite, including high-speed Wi-Fi, 55-inch smart TVs, ergonomic workstations, and mini-fridges.

One of the hotel’s highlights is its rooftop bar, Overstory, which offers stunning 360-degree views of North Georgia. Here, guests can enjoy locally brewed beer, a nod to the hotel’s commitment to supporting local businesses. Additionally, the hotel will feature SweetSong Kitchen & Bar, a full-service restaurant that emphasizes locally sourced and sustainable ingredients.

A unique architectural feature of The Westin Atlanta Gwinnett is its 25 preset lighting configurations. It can be adjusted to reflect various events and holidays, adding a vibrant and dynamic touch to the hotel’s facade. This, along with amenities like a full-service Starbucks, an indoor pool, and the Westin WORKOUT Fitness Studios, ensures guests have everything they need for a rejuvenating stay.

The Westin Atlanta Gwinnett is set to become a cornerstone of luxury and wellness in Gwinnett County, inviting visitors to experience a new level of hospitality.

A more in-depth feature will appear in Southwest Gwinnett magazine May/June issue.

Photos by Bruce Johnson

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