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Posts from June 2016

48 Hours of Athens Music

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:30 PM by Rochelle Still

Although Athens is a small town, it's made its mark on the map for music! With 2016 being the "Year of Georgia Music," this is the best time to immerse yourself in a city recognized as one of the 12 Best U.S Cities for Music Lovers! Athens has hosted incredible musicians over the years and is also birthplace for big names such as R.E.M, The B52's, and Corey Smith, just to name a few.

Copy of Music history tour

“Think you know about Athens music history? Think again….” - Paul Butchart.

It’s indisputable that Athens is widely known for its famous music scene, but how much music history do you really know

Athens' Own: Marti Schimmel

Thursday, June 16, 2016 9:00 AM by Anna Beth Shirkey

First in a new series of profiles of local Athenians who contribute to our town's creative energy!

Marti Schimmel is the owner and head chef of the popular Athens restaurant and catering business

AthFest Has Something for Everyone!

Monday, June 13, 2016 11:00 AM by Rochelle Still

It's that time of the year again - it's almost AthFest weekend! AthFest is one of the best times to experience all that Athens has to offer, with a focus on Athens' phenomenal music and arts scene.

Well-known for its unique food scene, it’s no surprise that Athens has been recognized by the Georgia Eats Official State Culinary Guide for its outstanding culinary accomplishments. Within this

Father's Day is just around the corner, and what better place to celebrate than Athens? Celebrate him in true Athenian style this year, with these 10 great gift ideas for every type of dad!

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