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The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau staff shares a great love for their city-- they are out and about in restaurants, at shows, browsing shops and galleries, and relaxing in the gardens.

10+ Great Cheap Date Restaurants in Athens

Author: Hope S. Philbrick It’s easy to be frugal and thoughtful at the same time when planning a date night in Athens, Georgia. Make a good impression and have fun without emptying your wallet at these restaurants where great vibes, amazing food, and fantastic drinks are standards. Since one person’s cheap is another’s expensive, how did we decide what’s a bargain? All the restaurants on this alphabetical list have plenty of satiating entrées on their dinner menus for under $15. Bon appétit, y’all…

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Athens Family Survival Guide

How to Survive Summer with the Kids Even love needs a little help sometimes. We’ve got you covered. By Hope S. Philbrick Summer’s ‘fun under the sun’ reputation isn’t without its challenges: Temperatures will rise, mosquitoes will bite, toddlers will melt into tantrums, and teens will get sassy and roll their eyes. Keep your cool. Pack up the car and drive to Athens, Georgia to break up the family’s routine and get out of the house for a seismic shift in mood. Eliminate boredom, alleviate stress, have fun, and perhaps even learn something. Athens is close—it’s less than an hour from north Atlanta, Ga., suburbs and an easy under two-hour drive down I-85 from Greenville, S.C.—so relief is at hand before that chorus of “Are we there yet?” even starts…

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Cinco de Mayo in Athens

Athens loves a good party, and Cinco de Mayo is a great excuse to celebrate. You'll find food & drink specials at restaurants around town. Here are Athens Mexican and Latin-Caribbean restaurants to check out for your Cinco de Mayo plans…

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Piedmont Gardeners Garden Tour of Athens

For almost three decades, the Piedmont Gardeners have curated a spring tour of private gardens in Athens. The Athens Garden Tour is a much-anticipated spring event because these private gardens are not typically available for the public to visit. The self-guided tour is one of the most popular…

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Athens Wine Weekend

Wine enthusiasts rejoice! May 21-23, 2021 marks the return of Athens Wine Weekend, the annual weekend of exquisite taste benefiting The Classic Center Cultural Foundation. This three-day celebration brings out the best of the best in the food and wine industry with several distinctive experiences…

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Athens' Own: Nuci's Space

Nuci's Space's mission is to prevent suicide with a focus on musicians. Nuci's opened its doors in September 2000 as a one-of-a-kind center that serves as a nurturing environment for musicians with resources for medical care, counseling, and support groups. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT [Bob]: Simply put Nuçi's…

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Athens' Own: Janet Geddis

Janet Geddis opened Avid Bookshop in 2011 on Prince Avenue and opened another location in Five Points in 2016. Over the years, Avid Bookshop has grown to become a staple in the Athens community and was even named one of the top 5 bookshops in the U.S. by Publisher's Weekly…

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