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Since 1997, AthFest has taken over the downtown area, filling with acts that come from all over to perform in the one-weekend music festival each summer. With iconic acts like R.E.M. and the B-52’s coming out of Athens, the Classic City’s music scene has never been lacking in blooming performers. This year at the festival there will be many hometown acts performing, so we compiled a list of six local groups you may want to add to your list to catch this weekend.

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Summer in Athens is much more peaceful than during the school year, which makes it the perfect time to test some local light beers. For those who are of age looking to expand their horizons and embrace the sweet flavors of summer, here are six brews to enjoy before returning to the grind of fall semester.

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The most anticipated music event of the city is dawning on Athens this weekend with the 23rd annual AthFest. The festival is running from June 21-23 with over 50 acts for the outside schedule of the weekend. With an overwhelming list of performances, we compiled a list of 10 songs from a few acts who will be taking downtown Athens by storm this weekend.

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June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, and where better to get fresh produce than locally?

For National Eat Your Vegetables Day on June 17, here are seven farms in and around Athens to snag some fresh veggies and fruit.

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With the summer months in full swing and the Athens population dwindled down for the summer, a day trip out of town is in order, and what better outing than to one of Georgia’s many waterfalls. We compiled a list of sites and parks to help you find the picture perfect spots in front of the cascading water of the peach state’s natural wonders. Warning for nature lovers, hiking is required.

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The band *repeat repeat stopped in Athens to rock the Georgia Theatre rooftop as a part of its Glazed and Confused Tour on Friday, June 14. The group brought rock-like energy and punk-like rebellion as it performed songs from its most recent album, “Glazed.”

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Looking for a spot relatively nearby to enjoy the sights and sounds of Georgia's wilderness? Check out these five hiking destinations to spend your sunny weekend day — and don't forget to pack food and water!

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Although June might be a busy time for some — with planning summer vacations while still getting in the hours at work — Father’s Day is fast-approaching. Even if you’re not thinking about it or still haven’t snagged any good gifts, you’ve still got time.

Here are seven ideas for every type of dad for Father’s Day.

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Normal Books is more reminiscent of a grandparents’ house than a Barnes & Noble bookstore. 

Plush armchairs are distributed across the floor, which slopes toward the front door. Patches of concrete peek through the hardwood. The fact that the building is partially constructed of an old home is part of what drew the owners, Mary Eaton and her husband, Chris, to the property initially.