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Black Tie Options to #getyourpuccion at the Georgia Museum of Art's Biennial Fundraising Gala



The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host its most important fundraiser, Elegant Salute, at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. Elegant Salute XIV, “An Elegant Salute to Georgia,” is the museum’s biennial gala featuring cocktails, dinner, dessert and dancing. Hosted by the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art, the museum’s membership program, ...

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New year, new you: Get Fit with Body and Balance Fitness!



As the first month of the new year comes to an end, g2a wants to make sure that our Athens residents are not giving up on their new year’s resolutions, particularly the fitness-oriented ones!! So we are here to inform you more about Body in Balance Fitness, so don’t give up on those resolutions quite yet, you still have 11 months to go! Body in Balance ...

Wanting to shop local? Head to Shiraz!



Shiraz is nestled on Pulaski Street and located in one of the coolest shopping centers in Athens. They have an amazing selection of wines (you can even pay for a glass to sip on while you browse) and Emily and her entire staff are very knowledgeable about each bottle. However, along with their reasonably priced and extensive wine collection, “Shiraz”: ...

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Strong Start to 2015 for Five and Ten



While some of us (AKA myself) are still slowly trying to get back into the swing of things after the holidays and the new year, Five and Ten has started off 2015 with a bang! Their first newsletter of the year featured a recipe from Chef Hugh Acheson’s James Beard Foundation Award winning cookbook, A New Turn in the South. The idea of Winter Frogmore Stew ma...

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Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty Hosting Charity Yard Sale This Saturday!



Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a charity Yard Sale this Saturday! Proceeds are to benefit Extra Special People, an organization that offers opportunity and support to individuals with developmental disabilities in the north Georgia area. A pillar of Athens real estate brokerage since 1958, Coldwell Banker Upchurch R...

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