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The Scoop – Biltmore Reopens “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” for the Summer

By Jennifer McKee | Photo credit for all photos: ©Imagine Exhibitions, NBCUniversal International Studios and Carnival. Calling all fans of the Crawleys, Bates’ and Carsons: “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” is back. The exhibit, which runs from June 27 to September 7, is housed at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, and has been extended…

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The Scoop – Getaways: Tallulah Gorge State Park

By Jennifer McKee | Photos Courtesy of  Lee Reese/Shutterstock and SnoochTV/Shutterstock Known for its spectacular scenery and challenging hikes, the Tallulah Gorge State Park will take your breath away. The gorge, 67 miles north of Athens, is two miles long and 1,000 feet deep and was carved millions of years ago as the Savannah River…

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The Scoop – Thank you, Athens!

Thank you to our advertisers! They’ve supported us and we hope that you will support them Coldwell Banker Walton EMC Hope Animal Hospital Aurum JWR Home Instead Thornton’s Pink Lotus Goodness Grows Nabo Realty Amelia’s DePalma’s University Cancer Lewis Flooring Anthony Chiropractic Last Resort Grill Prince Avenue Christian School Classic Center Oconee Chamber Budget Blinds…

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The Scoop – AthensWorks

Coalition launches initiative to support Athens businesses By Johnathan McGinty The character of a community is tested during a crisis, and the city of Athens is no different. The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered popular bars and restaurants, shifted classes at the University of Georgia online and introduced many people to the world of Zoom. Athens…

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Getting Here from There: A Slight History of Athens Music

By Steven Uhles Party Out of Bounds There is no record of the first time a University of Georgia student, feeling moved and the need to move, stood up while a band was playing and began to dance. Some cite the Ether Frolics, popular during the 19th century, which made liberal use of the anesthesia…

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On the Pulse

By Nancy Jackson | Photos By Andrew Davis Tucker and Courtesy of Georgia Theatre Before Georgia Theatre became one of the most iconic landmarks in Athens, the location was home to many different businesses over the years. Beginning in 1889, 215 N. Lumpkin St. was first home to the Athens YMCA. It was not until…

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Athens Magazine is the lifestyle magazine for the greater Athens area

While we love the Dawgs, Athens is much more than just a college town. It's filled with interesting people and businesses that are proud to call the Classic City home. It's these stories we'll tell in Athens Magazine. It's your city and this will be your magazine.