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The Scoop – Spring 2021

G-Day Game April 17 is the G-Day Game. It’s the first opportunity the Bulldog Nation has to preview this fall’s team at home in Sanford Stadium for FREE. Come dressed in your red and/or black and cheer on the Dawgs Visit www.alumni.uga.edu A Weekend of Exquisite Taste Scroll Through the Garden at Night! Athens Rising…

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The Scoop – Terry Kay Dies

Loss of author Terry Kay The city of Athens lost one of its most illustrious and widely acclaimed residents with the death of Georgia author Terry Kay from liver cancer at age 82 on December 12, 2020. Kay was best known to most readers and television viewers for his 1990 novel “To Dance with the…

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The Scoop – Holiday 2020

Athens On Ice In early November, ice skating returned to the Classic City at the 440 Foundry Pavilion. Bring the family to experience this holiday season in a safe, outdoor environment to enjoy the most wonderful time of the year!  Space for each session is limited, so buy your tickets in advance to reserve your…

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The Scoop – Fall 2020

40 concerts. 4 Days. 100% Virtual. If you have been longing the return of concerts, then Porch*Fest is the event for you. The 2nd annual event, held October 15-18, features 40 live concerts spanning four days. All concerts will be streamed via Facebook Live. Proceeds from the event benefit Historic Athens, the non-profit dedicated to…

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The Scoop – Support Breast Cancer Awareness and Female Empowerment with These Products

By Jennifer McKee  Every October, a bevy of great products that donate money to breast cancer research hit the market. While this is hardly a complete list, these are some of our favorites, and includes everything from health and beauty products to human and canine fashion, even oysters. Unless otherwise noted, these products are available…

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The Scoop – Athens Chef Hugh Acheson Headlines the NYCWFF

      By Jennifer McKee  James Beard Award winners, Food Network stars and America’s favorite chefs come together for one of the country’s largest culinary events, the New York City Wine & Food Festival, as the famed affair goes virtual October 1-11. Martha Stewart, Hugh Acheson, Giada de Laurentiis, Amanda Freitag, Buddy Valastro, Thomas…

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The Scoop – Find Inspiration in These Fine Printed Goods

By Jennifer McKee  There’s nothing like a fun set of stationery or pretty specialty papers to instantly lift your spirits. We’ve culled a selection of great postcards, lovely notebooks, cocktail-inspired correspondence and art-inspired scarves to add to your must-have list. There’s even do-it-yourself wall hangings you can create out of your favorite photos. Girl W/Knife…

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The Scoop – Social Issues Are in the Spotlight at the Museum of Design Atlanta

By Jennifer McKee  The Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) has created a vast catalogue of online offerings suitable for all ages, many of which focus on social and political justice. A new lineup of free courses, “Architecture & Urbanism for Justice,” was created for those looking to incorporate more equitable practices into these fields—and those…

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The Scoop – Fall 2020 Coffee Must-Haves

      By Jennifer McKee  Even though the national coffee chains have already released their autumn drinks, we’re celebrating the first day of fall (September 22) with a look at some new products coffee lovers won’t want to miss out on. Boutique Blends Coperaco Coffee was brought to life by a passion for working…

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The Scoop – Don’t-Miss Virtual Events This Fall

By Jennifer McKee  The silver lining to taking part in events online is that you may be able to make time for something you wouldn’t otherwise have been able to visit in person. From food and wine festivals to author events, craft workshops, art, music and trivia, a cornucopia of fun activities are coming up…

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