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Shannon Dominy
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Shannon Dominy

Shannon came to Athens in 2012 and fell in love with the culture and vibe of the town. She loves that no matter how long she’s lived here, she seems to be able to find something new to love. She’s a writer, potter, and a lover of books and coffee.

Athens' Own: Camille Hayes

In the heart of Athens, Georgia, a vibrant art scene thrives, enriched by the talents and passions of local artists like Camille Hayes. Camille embodies the spirit of creativity and community that makes Athens unique. In a recent interview, she shared insights into her life, her art, and her deep…

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Top 7 Patios in Athens

Athens enjoys great weather, which is key to being able to spend an enjoyable meal al fresco, on a scenic outdoor patio.Add some twinkly lights and idyllic weather, and you've got yourself the perfect location for everything from a family hangout to a romantic first date or anniversary meal. The ambiance definitely factors into a perfect culinary experience, and Athens has plenty of ambiance at our restaurants with outdoor patios and dining.   Here are some favorite patios in Athens, GA to dine outdoors. For complete listings, see our outdoor dining page…

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Meeting Decor Tips and Trends for 2024

In the ever-changing landscape of meetings and conference event planning, a new wave of decor trends is making a mark, blending vibrant themes with an emphasis on sustainability. We spoke with Su-Lin Timberman, floral director at Epting Events, to get all the tips and trends for the new year. 5…

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Best of Visit Athens, GA: Top 10 Posts

We love sharing the unique experiences only Athens has to offer. Join us in taking a look back at the top Visit Athens, GA Instagram posts of 2023, and get inspired to come explore the Classic City! 1. We all agreed that Athens was top tier, and so did David Rose. 2. We had fun exploring the…

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True Colors: The Rainbow Art of Athens, Georgia

Rainbow Crosswalk Part of the East Clayton Street Improvement Project in 2022, the rainbow crosswalk in downtown Athens adds stripes of color across all four roadways at the intersection of College Avenue and Clayton Street. The Athens Rainbow Crosswalk Initiative was started in 2019 by Cameron…

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