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StyleBlueprint Athens Getaway

Friday, February 3, 2017 8:00 AM by Nikki Mehrjerdian

Photo courtesy of Lindsay Ferrier 

VisitAthensGA had the pleasure of hosting Lindsay Ferrier, a writer for StyleBlueprint, when she visited Athens, Georgia, for a weekend. We absolutely loved her Athens, GA itinerary- she truly captured the local flares and special experiences of Athens. 

A Romantic Valentine's Getaway to Athens, GA

Monday, January 30, 2017 1:00 PM by Valerie Cook

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and the pressure is on for couples to find the perfect romantic getaway. Don’t stress—Athens, Ga. has got you covered with some of the best Valentine's trip ideas in Georgia. 

My Athens & Terrapin Present: Watermelon Party!

Thursday, July 28, 2016 10:49 AM by My Athens

Visiting Athens for University of Georgia’s move-in weekend or looking for a family fun event to celebrate the last weekend of summer vacation? Join My Athens and Terrapin Beer Co. for their Watermelon Party! They are teaming up for a belated celebration of the release of Terrapin’s Watermelon Gose this summer.

Athens' Own: Charlie Mustard of Jittery Joe's

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:00 PM by Rochelle Still

Next in our series of profiles of Athenians who contribute to our town's creative energy: 

Charlie Mustard is the head roaster for Athens' favorite coffee company, Jittery Joe's! Mustard has been with Jittery Joe's since they first began roasting their own coffee and has remained passionate about his craft and the coffee through the years. 

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.

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

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