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Athens Vibes

An Inside Look at Athens, Georgia

 ATHENS INSIDER VIEWS & NEWS

 

 

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The Visit Athens team is proud to represent and amplify our community. We love creativity, we love different, and above all, We're Always Open.

Where to Play Pickleball in Athens

Pickleball has arrived in Athens! This entertaining mixture of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong has been enjoying a surge in popularity around the world in the past few years. And now that it’s all over town, we’ve put together a list of the best pickleball courts in Athens. Pickleball is easier…

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New Things to Try in Athens in the New Year

As a new year approaches, Athens is getting some fresh new color! Check out these revitalizations, anniversaries, new shops and more of what's new in Athens that will enhance local life and the visitor experience in 2023 and beyond. COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENTS, ATTRACTIONS & ANNIVERSARIES: Downtown…

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Chill Out at the Georgia Museum of Art

As summer draws to a close, the Georgia weather is still keeping the temperatures up. The Georgia Museum of Art has to maintain temperature and humidity levels within tight guidelines to protect and preserve the art. That means that when it’s hot and humid out, you can find the opposite conditions…

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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' 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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