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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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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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Taste – Fall 2019

SIP By Griffin Nelson | Photos By Sara Wise When Chops & Hops opened its doors, the goal was to have an interesting selection of craft beer on tap to complement the cuts of meat on its menu. There were nine taps then, from some of the earliest craft breweries in the U.S. and the…

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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.