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an Inside Look at Athens, Georgia

 

UGA Alumni Businesses in Athens

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 12:00 PM by Kaleigh Wright

Check out a UGA alumni-owned business on your trip to Athens! Every year, the University of Georgia draws in thousands of new students and graduates thousands more, many of which continue to call the Classic City home after their time at UGA has ended. Whether you’re looking for a brewery or a bookshop, you’re bound to come across a business owned by a Bulldog! Here are a few listed below! 

Bookshops in Athens to check out

Thursday, February 21, 2019 2:00 PM by Kaleigh Wright

Athens bookstores are the perfect places to pop in to during any season! When the sun is shining, pick a spot in the shade on UGA's North Campus or soak in the sunlight in one of Athens' many parks and break into a new book. If rainy weather has you trapped inside, grab a cup of coffee, wrap yourself in a blanket, and cozy up with a new read. Whether you're a hopeless romantic or a history buff, a classics lover or a sci-fi fanatic, you're sure to find a page-turner you can't put down at one of these Athens bookstores. 

Art Exhibits to Explore in Athens

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 4:00 PM by Kaleigh Wright

From local galleries to a nationally known museum, the art scene in Athens is ever-changing and always displaying extraordinary artwork. Playful murals add color to the side of buildings as artwork by Athens locals line the walls of restaurants. Even fire hydrants across downtown are uniquely painted by Athenian artists. With art as commonplace in everyday Athens' life, it comes as no surprise that the Classic City is a hub for art exhibitions. Check out some of the exhibits that have recently gone up on display in galleries around the city. 

Things to see on your first visit to Athens

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 7:00 PM by Kaleigh Wright

When visiting a city with as much rich history and character as Athens, it can be difficult to know where to begin and what to see. From its football fame and music history to its top-rated restaurants and superb shopping scene, Athens, Georgia is truly unlike anywhere else. We've put together the top 10 must-see places on your first visit to give you the best look into Athens' culture. So what are you waiting for? Come check out the one-of-a-kind places that make up the Classic City.  

Galentine's Day in Athens, Georgia

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 12:00 PM by Kaleigh Wright

It's a holiday full of sweet treats, exciting activities, and, most importantly, love. It’s an excuse to splurge a little extra on the ones you care about most. No, it’s not Valentine’s Day-- it’s Galentine’s Day! The love you have for your ladies has no limit, so why limit the holiday to just one day? This year, February 13 and 14 are all about you and your best girls. So pack your bags, grab your gals and head to Athens, Georgia!  

Athens' Own: Rebecca Wood

Friday, November 30, 2018 8:00 AM by Hannah Smith

Just down the hill from downtown Athens is Rebecca Wood's secret garden: one of America's largest pottery studios, creating ceramics with delicate painted patterns and colors that are her unique creations. The story of how this painter and naturalist came to transform ceramics into everyday beauty for the table and home is one that could happen "only in Athens." 

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