johnscreekga: Support Chattahoochee High School at Taste of Johns Creek - 08/06/19 09:16 AM
If you’re a foodie living in Johns Creek you won’t want to miss Taste of Johns Creek on August 17, 2019. This year’s event will be held at Chattahoochee High School on Taylor Road and benefit the Chattahoochee Booster Clubs. From 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. attendees will be able to sample food from over 25 restaurants. Admission to the event is free and tickets to each restaurants sampling tent range from $1.00 to $4.00 per booth. 
This year’s restaurant line up includes:
AKU Sushi Ramen Farm Sourced & Fresh Flavor Juicery Frontera Mex-Mex Grill Grecian Gyro Hurricane Grill & Wings Joe's  & Glo's Hawaiian Shaved Ice Kathleen's Catch … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Celebrate Father's Day at Local Johns Creek Restaurants - 06/11/19 07:33 AM
Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the hard working Dad in your life by taking him to one of our local Johns Creek restaurants for lunch or dinner. We’ve compiled our favorite options for you below. Let us know which one you choose to bring dad to!
Pampas Steakhouse
If a traditional steak is your dad’s favorite meal, Pampas Steakhouse could be a great option for your Father’s Day meal. Pampas  is an Argentinian-style cuisine that offers diverse cut and varieties of steaks and an extensive wine list offered in upscale, wood-paneled quarters. The restaurant features authentic Argentinian cuisine and utilizes the traditional Argentinian method … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Johns Creek and Duluth Offer Free Family Friendly Summer Movies Series - 06/04/19 12:25 PM
The City of Johns Creek is kicking off their free summer Movies at Newtown Park series this Saturday, June 8 and will continue monthly through August 2019. Pre-movie activities start at 7:00 p.m with the movie set to start at dusk. Each movie will be shown on a huge inflatable screen in Newtown Park in Johns Creek.
Pre-movie activities such as an inflatable moonwalk, face painting, children's activities, giveaways, and music will be set up for children to enjoy and each month, food trucks will be available for food purchases. Families are encouraged to bring a blanket or small stadium chairs to enjoy the movie.
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johnscreekga: Adventure Awaits at Johns Creek Secret Gardens Tour - 04/30/19 09:41 AM
The Secret Gardens of Johns Creek Tour will be held this Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m, to 4:00 p.m. and showcase some of the Johns Creeks’s most stunning gardens that are rarely seen beyond homeowners' backyards. Visitors will visit seven private gardens in Johns Creek, featuring beautiful landscapes, koi ponds, sculptures, and just a little bit of whimsy. All tour stops are conveniently located along the Old Alabama Road corridor, which should make it very easy for a relaxed visit to enjoy each unique property.  
Docents and volunteers will help guide the way along with art and live music to set … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Your Guide to Johns Creek and Alpharetta Easter Egg Hunts - 04/09/19 08:04 AM
Springtime (and pollen) is finally here and Alpharetta and Johns Creek are hosting a variety of Easter Egg Hunts in the coming weeks for children of all ages.  
The Alpharetta Welcome Center will host the Easter bunny and offer free photos and visits for children of all ages from on April 13 from 10:00 a.m. - Noon at the Alpharetta Welcome Center at 178 South Main Street. No reservations are required and the event is free to the public. A photo will be printed onsite and emailed for you to take to share with family and friends.
Alpharetta’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on April 13 from 10:00 … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Johns Creek Country Clubs Offer Year Round Golfers Paradise - 03/31/19 07:19 PM
The city of Johns Creek is consistently recognized as one of the most affluent golf communities in the Metro Atlanta area because of its seven champion 18-hole golf courses. Offering over 50,000 yards of golf and recognized by both the U.S. Golf Association and Professional Golfers Association, these private and public courses offer year round golfing because of our mild climate.
Johns Creek has hosted many championships over the years, including the 1976 US Open Championship, the 1981, 2001 and 2011 PGA Championship, the 1990 US Women’s Open, the Champions Tour Nationwide Championship from 1991-1994 and the U.S. Amateur in 2014. These courses were … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Johns Creek’s 6 Bridges Brewing Offers Fun Experience for Locals - 03/18/19 12:14 PM
We are excited to welcome 6 Bridges Brewing to Johns Creek as our city’s first brewery. Father/son duo Charles and Clay Gridgley opened 6 Bridges in November 2018 and their taproom features 10 different taps of beers and an outdoor beer garden. 6 Bridges is named after the six bridges that once crossed Johns Creek. 
Beers on tap include Shelby Golden Ale, Newtown American Pale Ale, State Bridge American Stout, Sour Continuum with Pink Guava, State Bridge S’mores Stout, State Bridge w/Cold Brew Stout, Kaiser’s Last Stand Sour Berliner Weisse, Tag Along Shake Porter and No Not Really American IPA. Full pints, half pours and small … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Johns Creek and Peachtree Corners Offer Spring Break STEM Camps - 03/05/19 07:46 AM
With Spring Break around the corner, many parents are looking for ideas to keep their kids entertained throughout the week off. Peachtree Corners and Johns Creek have multiple options to keep your elementary schooler busy by offering a variety STEM camps. Most camps run half day programs and many have the opportunity to add extended care. Check out the options below that are a close drive to your Johns Creek home.
Lego Spring Break Camp
The Johns Creek Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Lego Spring Break Campin the Newtown Community Clubhouse on Monday, April 1- Friday April 5. The camp is $150 for residents and $225 … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Create DIY Pieces for Your Johns Creek Home at Board and Brush - 02/18/19 12:56 PM
Have you ever wanted to create a DIY wood project without having to buy all your own supplies and figuring it all out by yourself? Board and Brush Johns Creek offers the perfect opportunity to create your own DIY wood project and is celebrating their grand re-opening on February 23, 2019. 
The Johns Creek store will offer the opportunity to “build on-trend, farmhouse-classic, inspirational pieces of décor for your home, office or cottage” and each Board and Brush workshop offers a hands-on wood making experience that teaches you the techniques needed to create custom pieces that look professionally made. Each workshop also provides all the supplies … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Johns Creek Libraries Offer Free Activities Beyond their Bookshelves - 02/05/19 08:11 AM
When you think of your local library you may immediately think of books. But did you know that local libraries also offer a wealth of free programs and knowledge not limited to the bookshelf? If you are a resident of Johns Creek, your free library card gets you access to a number of free activities and resources including preschool story time, yoga, tax prep and tutoring.
Johns Creek has two library branches: NE Spruill Oaks Library which is located at 9560 Spruill Road at the intersection with Old Alabama Road across from River Pines Golf Club as well as the Ocee Library which is … (1 comments)

johnscreekga: Johns Creek, Milton, Duluth and Roswell Among Georgia’s Safest Cities - 01/29/19 06:47 AM
The results are in and four metro Atlanta cities are officially on the short list of the top ten safest cities in the state of Georgia. According to the National Council for Home Safety and Security, Milton (#3), Johns Creek (#4), Duluth (#6) and Roswell (#8) are among the top 10 safest cities in Georgia. 
We’ve broken down their findings for you to include the number of total violent crimes and property crimes as well as the overall violent crime rate and property crime rate per 1,000 people in each Metro Atlanta city that made the list. All data was taken by the National Council for Home Safety and Security from … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Shop Local Alpharetta Johns Creek Businesses for Unique Holiday Gifts - 12/18/18 08:14 AM
What better way to support our thriving local community than to shop small this Christmas? Shopping small this holiday season is what makes our local Alpharetta, Johns Creek and Duluth communities vibrant and unique. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite local stores in the area for all your last minute gift giving needs. Let us know which stores you visit!
Piper Lillies Boutique - Johns Creek
Offering home accents, unique jewelry, apparel and children’s accessories, Piper Lillies offers a gift for everyone, for every occasion. Their ultimate goal is to provide their guests and customers with the highest quality superior shopping experience. In year’s past they’ve also … (1 comments)

johnscreekga: Keep Your Green Thumb Going in North Atlanta at Gardening Workshops - 10/07/18 06:46 PM
Here in Johns Creek in the North Atlanta area and throughout the Southeast, the start of the Fall season brings a great opportunity to plant a successful garden due to the cooler temperatures that reduce plant stress. Unlike the harsh heat of the summer months, roots have the ability to establish quickly which allows for newly planted trees and perennials to develop.
Many local nurseries also have plants that have been growing in the same containers all season and prices are usually marked down to make room for Christmas trees. This is a great opportunity to score some plants at half off.
According to Proven … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Explore Nature at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area - 08/08/18 08:05 AM
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area offers Doublegate real estate owners a beautiful nearby location to get out and explore nature. There is much to do here in the 48 miles of river that meanders through the northern suburbs of Atlanta. Spend some time on the water or explore the many recreation areas on the land near the river. A good place to start your adventure would be the Island Ford Visitor Center, located at 8800 Roberts Drive in Sandy Springs, GA. Pick up maps, chat with the staff about the best places to go, grab a souvenir to take back … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Doublegate Homes for Sale | Johns Creek, GA | Market Report - 08/06/18 12:02 PM
One of the most desired Johns Creek neighborhoods that we help homeowners and homebuyers navigate is Doublegate. While there are a plethora of swim and tennis communities in North Atlanta, Doublegate remains at the top list of the most sought-after communities because of its active tennis leagues and swim team, its well constructed, large floorplan homes and its convenient location in the heart of Johns Creek.
Perfect for families looking for their forever home, Doublegate boasts a private swim and tennis club with a pool, playground, sports court, six tennis courts with some of the best lighting in Johns Creek, a lawn area and walking paths. Residents are proud … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Read our Tips to Grow a Garden on Johns Creek Property - 05/16/18 10:36 AM
It is probably easier than you think to add a vegetable garden to your Johns Creek property. Whether you have a large backyard or a small one, there is a way to grow fresh vegetables yourself. Clear a space in your existing yard, consider raised beds, or even grow vegetables in containers. Even if all you have is a deck or balcony, you can still plant a garden. Just be sure that the space you have prepared for your garden gets at least 6 hours of sunlight in a day and make sure the soil is good for growing. Planting vegetables … (1 comments)

johnscreekga: Get Inspiration for Your Home on the Secret Gardens Tour - 05/09/18 11:21 AM
This Mother’s Day weekend, many people from Doublegate homes and the surrounding areas are invited to attend The Secret Gardens of Johns Creek Tour. This inaugural spring event will showcase some of the city’s most stunning gardens. Visitors will be able to tour up to eight of these unique gardens and enjoy the beauty firsthand. The tour begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12th and will continue until 4 p.m. The event will raise funds for the local organization known as Johns Creek Beautification. Their mission is to provide landscaping enhancement and preservation, as well as architectural installations and public … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: Get Ready to Buy Johns Creek Real Estate - 05/02/18 04:21 PM
Spring is traditionally the time that the real estate market starts to get busy. If you’re considering buying Johns Creek real estate this year, there are a few things you ought to start with so you’re ready to snap up the right house when it comes along.
Make a budget. Take a hard look at your finances and see how much you can afford to spend on a mortgage payment every month. Be sure to factor in property taxes and an emergency fund or premium on a home owners’ warranty. Stick to Johns Creek homes that are in your range. There’s nothing … (1 comments)

johnscreekga: Get Inspiration for Gardens at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve - 04/25/18 11:16 AM
On the 28th of April, Autrey Mill Nature Preserve will be hosting its annual Wild Weekend for all those from Doublegate properties and the surrounding area! This popular family event will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 2 p.m. Guests will be encouraged to “take a walk on the wild side” as they enjoy a variety of educational entertainment from games to nature crafts. There will be “barnyard critters” from The Art Barn, and the “Bubble Creation Station” will be back by popular demand bringing with it all the wonders of bubbles in nature. Visitors will get to see a … (0 comments)

johnscreekga: People Living in Johns Creek Do Annual Spring Maintenance - 04/18/18 10:31 AM
By taking the initiative and taking care of your home’s systems and structure before there is a major problem you will end up saving money and headaches in the long run. We’ve put together a few tips for our readers living in Johns Creek, so you can stay on top of home maintenance. Two major areas to service once a year are your furnace and hot water heater. A good place to start with your hot water heater is to check to make sure it is set under 120 degrees Fahrenheit so that no one gets scalded. It is also a … (0 comments)

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