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StyleBlueprint Athens Getaway

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. …

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The Classic City Fringe Festval

Athens Spotlight: Fringe Festival  Get ready for the Classic City Fringe Festival October 27-30 in Athens, GA! The weekend-long festival encompasses a wide range of performers and groups from the avant-garde to the family friendly. It's a perfect reason for a getaway trip to Athens this fall. …

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Top 10 Things to Do During Your Freshman Year at UGA

As afreshman, there's nothing more exciting than finally being able to take part in all that the University of Georgia has to offer. Along with being the first state-chartered college in the country and being located in the city of Athens, UGA is booming with countless numbers of customs, traditions, and fun activities to do around every corner. With so many things to see and do, the opportunities are endless as one begins their first official year as a Bulldog. To make things easier, here are the top 10 things to do during your freshman year at UGA. …

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The 9 Most Instagrammable Spots in Athens GA

Taking pictures is an essential activity when exploring a new city.It's imperative you have impeccable images to document everything you saw and every memory you made during your trip. Luckily, Athens has picture-perfect places around every corner. Here are the most Instagram-worthy spots in Athens, guaranteed to get you the likes…

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Athens' Own: Timi Conley

Nextin our series of profiles of Athenians who contribute to our town's creative energy: Timi Conley is one of Athens' favorite musical talents, as well as visual artist and "Master of Ceremonies" for Athens' annual Halloween blowout, the Wild Rumpus. Famous for his incredible guitar skills and harmonious vocals, Timi is guaranteed to rock the stage and share his highly-contagious energy with any crowd…

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Athens' Own: Marti Schimmel

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 Marti's at Midday. Known for its Southern-style dishes such as succulent chicken salad, pimento cheese…

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