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Posts from February 2016

Wuxtry Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Monday, February 29, 2016 8:45 AM by Dylan Floyd

Wuxtry Records

Nestled on the corner of the two busiest streets in downtown Athens is a legendary record store, self-described as "a walk-in museum of the greatest music and bands of the last century." Wuxtry shares a deep bond with local Athens music buffs and visitors who have a passion for vinyl records, and it will continue its reign as the oldest record store in Georgia with its 40th anniversary this March. 

Traveling can be difficult when you have a four-legged companion. Luckily, Athens makes it easy to bring your dog along! With pet friendly attractions, hotels, and restaurants, you won't have to compromise on the quality of your experience when you bring your dog to Athens, GA. 

Here are four reasons you won't want to leave your dog at home:

6 Iconic Athens Music Venues

Monday, February 8, 2016 12:00 AM by Dylan Floyd

Year of Georgia MusicLive music is the heartbeat of Athens, GA, making it the epicenter of the Year of Georgia Music. The echoes of music pioneers like R.E.M. and The B-52s can still be heard in the music venues that pepper our flourishing college town, and our music scene continues to nurture fresh talent year after year. Whether you want to hear national acts or up-and-coming local bands, Athens' music venues outperform any other city our size. 

24 Hours in Athens: Foodie Edition

Thursday, February 4, 2016 8:31 AM by Dylan Floyd

Ready for a weekend adventure? Explore Athens' vibrant culinary scene from cozy coffee to critically-acclaimed fine dining. Don't waste time deciding where to eat; take a 24 hour tour of some of Georgia's best restaurants.