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Jenna Beals

Jenna is a senior at the University of Georgia studying Public Relations. She has a love for dogs, puns, and tacos. In her free time, you will find her crafting and listening to country music.

Where to let your Creativity Fly in Athens

Painting, drawing, doodling, lettering, dancing - you name it, there is a spot in Athens for it! Being such a creative town, Athens makes sure to give its residents and visitors a wide array of studios where they can let their imagination run wild and have a mini vacation of creative peace. No matter your skill level or how artisticallyinclined you may be, these studios welcome everyone. You can bring friends for a girls night out or take the kids for an inventive, hands-on adventure. Here is a list of five places to let your creativity fly in Athens, GA…

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The Best Outdoor Dine & Drink Spots in Athens

Picking the perfect place to eat dinner, lunch, brunch or breakfastwith your crew can be hard. Not only do you have to pick the cuisine, but the ambiance also factors into your perfect culinary experience. Do you want to be outdoors or indoors? Do you want solitude or live music? Cozy or modern?  I am a big believer that the atmosphere of a restaurant can make or break it. Having an outdoor patio area available really differentiates an eatery from their competition. Add some twinkly lights and idyllic weather, and you've got yourself the perfect location for family hangouts and first dates. Here is my list of 19 of my favorite patios in Athens, GA to dine and drink al fresco…

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Where to view the Eclipse in Athens, GA

Get ready for an unforgettable, rareexperience this August! The entire United States  will have the opportunity to watch a total solar eclipse. The eclipse's path goes all the way from Oregon to South Carolina on August 21, 2017 and will cause complete darkness in the middle of the day! How cool is that…

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Athens, Home of Terrapin

As many of you know, Terrapin, an Athens hometown brewery, has recently made it big in the ATL. With the opening of Suntrust Park, the Atlanta Braves new baseball stadium, came the opening of the Terrapin Taproom at the Battery (the area surrounding the stadium). This is a huge step for the company as non-Athenians are being introduced tothis great brand. However, we can't forget the craft beers' roots, as all Terrapin roads lead back to Athens. If you want to learn even more about this popular brew, a trip to Athens is in store to see where it all began…

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Hidden Gems: The Murals of Athens

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…

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Where Kids Eat Free in Athens, 2017 Edition

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…

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