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Hidden Gems: The Murals of Athens

Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:00 PM by Jenna Beals

 

Athens is an art town, a music town, a town where creativity flies. You can find artwork on almost every turn, each piece adding more flair and originality to the city. Whether it's fire hydrants, bus stops, or statues, these unique, secret masterpieces are on almost every turn. My personal favorite is the many murals displayed on buildings that can be seen throughout the town. Each one has its own story and its own remarkable design.

This is your guide to 21 (and counting) of these hidden gems in Athens, GA! If you are searching for your next photo shoot location, a new Instagram shot, or want to go on an art scavenger hunt, look no further!

Where Kids Eat Free in Athens, 2017 Edition

Monday, June 19, 2017 11:00 AM by Jenna Beals

This is for all you supermoms and dads out there who deserve a night free from cooking. The days become long and busy and you have the right to treat yourself and your family to a night out on the town.

To many families with children, going out to eat may seem more like a hassle than a mini-vacation because of the cost. However, we have come up with a list of Athens, Georgia restaurants where kids eat free to help you have an affordable family dinner and give you a well-deserved break from the kitchen.

Remember that some of these deals are subject to change, so please be sure to double check before your dining experience!

Dine in Athens, GA For Under $30 A Day

Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:00 PM by Sean Kilgore

Athens, Georgia is a foodie's paradise: from small-town quaintness of local staples like Weaver D's, to the renowned cuisine found at high-end eateries like the luxurious Five & Ten. Whatever you're in the mood for, you'll find a meal that pleases your taste buds. With so many choices, it can sometimes be hard to choose. One of my favorite parts of the Athens cuisine culture, though, is the abundance of cheap eats. As a college student and aspiring foodie, finding a meal under $10 is one of my favorite pastimes. Over the years, I have scoured together a list of the best restaurants—whether it be for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner—with plenty of meals under $10! Here are my recommendations for dining in Athens, Georgia, for under $30 a day!

Growing up in the South, I've learned that my best friends from May to August are cold drinks, AC, and any pool/lake/river that I can possibly jump in. Athens, Georgia has some great ways to relax and enjoy the summer months.

Ultimate Athens Gift Guide for Dad

Monday, June 12, 2017 11:00 AM by Jenna Beals

Be sure to mark your calendar: Father's Day is right around the corner! It's time to show your dad how important he is to you and treat him to the gifts that he will adore.

Our list of Fathers Day finds in Athens, Georgia, will match up with any dad's wishlist. Here's to a Father's Day that he'll never forget!

A Rocking Summer in the Garden

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 8:00 AM by Sean Kilgore

Feel the music this summer in Athens, Georgia! Music can be found anywhere, whether it's a one-night show at the Georgia Theatre or a multi-day extravaganza like AthFest and PopFest. However, there are some lesser known music events that are a favorite of locals—one in particular is the Sunflower Music Series.

Sunday Fundays in Athens

Monday, April 17, 2017 12:00 PM by Rob Maddox

To all of the weekend warriors out there trying to make the most of your weekend trip to Athens, Georgia, rest assured you can grab a few more meals and drinks on Sundays before heading home. So swap out the Sunday Scaries for Sunday Fundays at these Athens brunch spots, pubs, and attractions!

Athens Sweets & Treats

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:00 PM by Nikki Mehrjerdian

Looking for places to satisfy your sweet tooth in Athens, Georgia? Look no further! As a super-sweet junkie, I have made it my goal to try as many sweet & treat places in Athens as I possibly can in order to find the best of the best. So if you're a sweet fanatic like me, check out this list of some of the best local sweets that are sure to keep you coming back. Make sure to bring your appetite, because these treats are irresistible.