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Fall Finds at Frontier



Downtown Athens shop, Frontier, operates with the purpose to serve as a platform for local artists and craftsmen to share their work with the community “to nourish your heart and embellish your home”. This fall, owner Devin Clower and Frontier’s staff are excelling at this goal, with tons of of special finds from local artists for every taste and...

Tagged: frontier, fall, barware, capman, heidi hensley, devin clower

Vintage Costume Roundup



Whether you need a costume for trick-or-treating, “frat beach” or a costume party, Athens vintage stores Cillie’s, Agora and Dynamite have got the goods! Check out some of the cool stuff we found perusing their shelves today: Cillie’s Don these fun masks and boxing gloves to be a boxer or This cute collared dress to be a sailor OR… ...

Tagged: cillies, agora athens, dynamite athens, athens ga costumes, athens ga vintage

Guide2: Packing for Georgia v. Florida Weekend



The big weekend we’ve all been waiting for is finally almost here! Whether you’re making a beach vacation out of it and staying for the week or just dropping in for the game, guide2athens is here to help you pack for the Georgia/Florida football weekend. Check these items off your list and you’re sure to have a fun—and well-prepared—we...

Tagged: packing list, georgiaflorida, football, gameday, dynamite, plainjane, uga bookstore, a la fera, porterfield tire, inc, shiraz, community

Red Dress Boutique Tells All About "Shark Tank" Experience



Ever wonder what it would be like to pitch an idea to an investor? How about sharing your ideas to 5 powerful investors (including Mark Cuban and Kevin O’Leary) while being filmed? Red Dress Boutique owners Diana and Josh Harbour were featured on one of the most recent episodes of Shark Tank and were offered a deal! If you don’t know what Shark Tank is,...

Tagged: red dress boutique, television, entrepreneurs, success story, interview

Pamper yourself at Urban Sanctuary



With Fall Break and the one and only Georgia/Florida game this weekend, treat yourself to a nice pampering beforehand! Urban Sanctuary offers a one-of-a-kind experience of luxury and relaxation that you won’t find anywhere else in Athens! Urban Sanctuary prides itself on truly being a sanctuary; it offers a tranquil and serene environment that allows you to t...

Tagged: urban sanctuary