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All About Balance

By Alexandra Shimalla | Photography by Amy J. Owens n 1952, a modest home of less than 1,000 square feet was built in the Five Points neighborhood of Athens, right off West Lake Drive. In January 2016, a young couple from Atlanta found the empty two-bedroom, one-bath house. They overlooked the rundown exterior and minimal…

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Home Tips

The master bedroom should be a calm and organized retreat that helps you relax at the end of each day. Mixing textures, such as a rich and oversized velvet headboard while layering different fabrics throughout the room creates a harmonious space, according to Brittany Cason Johnston of Brittany Cason Interior Design, Inc. The space should…

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Cattle Dog Forge Daniel Moye Athens Magazine Fall 2019

Forging His Own Path Through the Fire

By Abbey Remkus Metal, while strong and unwavering, becomes malleable when heat and force are applied. Under fire, it is shaped and changed, often made stronger. The same can be said for Watkinsville resident and owner of Cattle Dog Forge, Daniel Moye. Moye’s story is one of determination and triumph in the face of near-fatal…

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Summer Spruce Up

By Abbey Remkus | Photos Courtesy of Jittery Joe’s For some people, entertaining is always on their calendar and it seems to come so naturally. I’m more likely to invite a couple over for dinner or gather with my closest girlfriends than a large group. This year though, Mike and I committed to hosting 50…

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Road to Ho Chi Minh City – 2 of 4

By Mac McCall Leaving the crowded streets of Hanoi behind us, our route south followed quiet rural roads, often interrupted by herds of inattentive water buffalo. By nightfall on day two, we arrived in the town of Thanh Hóa. There was little in the provincial capital enticing us to linger, and a slight sense of…

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Summer Staycations

By Alexandra Shimalla Allow us to let you in on a little-known secret: You don’t have to plan an extravagant vacation to some faraway island in order to have an enjoyable day (or two) off. Pick a few activities from our suggestions on the following pages to create the perfect summer staycation in the Classic…

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25 Years of Jittery Joes

By Abbey Remkus | Photos Courtesy of Jittery Joe’s The year 2019 is a milestone for Athens-based business Jittery Joe’s. The locally owned and operated company opened its doors 25 years ago and has since spread the joy of all things coffee around Georgia, Tennessee, and even Japan. “For 25 years, Athens has been our…

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Road to Ho Chi Minh City – 1 of 4

By Mac McCall The Vietnamese project was a recurring dream, born of a fascination with far-flung corners of the globe and a chance to visit one of them in the no man’s land between graduation and joining the workforce. Attempting to satisfy this craving, I stumbled upon several websites recommending the motorcycle ride between Hanoi…

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Farm to Table

By Alexandra Shimalla | Photos By Sara Wise At 6 a.m. on Saturday, the market manager shows up and begins assembling the parts and pieces that go into the foundation of the Athens Farmers Market (AFM). She puts up the front booth, the music tent, and the cooking demo station, and places all the signs…

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People Pleaser

In 2016, there were 18,534 restaurants in the state of Georgia. As of October 2018, Peter Dale has contributed four to that number.  Dale is an award-winning chef who didn’t attend culinary school; more importantly, he’s a restaurateur with a gift. Dale understands the nuances of food and the importance of hospitality, and his restaurants…

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