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At the Twilight Hour: Things to Know

One of the most highly-anticipated, widely acknowledged, enthusiastically celebrated weekends in Athens is upon us: Twilight. Twilight is a pro-cycling race that has captivated locals and visitors for an incredible 37 years, and this year it’s all about the “Road Rash”. Here are a few things you can look forward to this weekend, April 28-29th. 1) Amateur cycling 2) …

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Spring Flinging with Plain Jane and Appointments at Five

Before the summer heat really turns up, we get to experience Spring in the Classic City. People are always entertaining, which is why we enlisted the help of two of our favorite stores to help you become the perfect party thrower and goer this year. From invitations to gifts, Plain Jane Designs and Appointments at Five have …

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Graduation Gifts: Ideas for Him & Her

Graduation is right around the corner and we know the perfect way to say congratulations without having to say it at all. Nothing says “YOU DID IT” like an awesome gift. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best gifts in town to give to your grad. FOR HER Heery’s Clothes Closet Heery’s Clothes Closet has the …

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Last Resort Grill’s Art Scene

Last Resort Grill has established itself as a strong supporter of the local arts. Each month LRG rotates art by local artists, providing them a free platform to sell and showcase their works within the community. The current work on display is by Trish Jones, an artist from Madison. I would describe her works as folk-classical, as …

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The Queen of Ceramics: New Offerings!

Since  1975, Athens has had the pleasure of hosting UGA’s art school alumna, multi-talented artist and creative Rebecca Wood. And for 26 years, people throughout the South have celebrated and cherished her beautiful creations found at r.wood studio. Collectors adore her vast array of work–from mugs and plates to vases and obelisks, which come in simple shapes, vibrant colors, …

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Guide2: Summer Drinks at The Pine

Nothing screams summer like gathering outside with friends, especially when those gatherings take place at restaurants like The Pine. Nestled in Five Points, The Pine has quickly blossomed into one of Athens’ most-beloved places to dine. Tonight we’re not focusing on The Pine’s delicious eats, but instead their new Summer drink menu. I visited Scott Parrish, …

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guide2: G-Day in Athens

To the fans who eagerly wait each year for that beloved Saturday in April, the one that gives you the short and sweet taste of the fall season between the hedges, the Classic City has one message for you: “we’re ready”. This year will be heavier and hotter than ever, as we attempt to beat the SEC-record by …

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