Living in athens

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  • 1. Living in AthensHousing, Dining, Entertainment and Recreation
  • 2. HOUSING OPTIONS
  • 3. Athens online visitors guide Neighborhoods Rentals & Roommates Boulevard Historic District Apartment Finder Cobbham Craigslist & MapsKrieg College Station/Barnett Shoals/Gaines School Stiles Properties Downtown Bulldog Rent East Athens Boulevard Property Management Five Points Landmark Properties Normaltown Classic City Realty Westside MBA Housing Survey Info on where current MBAs live Off-Campus Housing
  • 4. Things to consider when renting an apt Georgia Landlord-Tenant Handbook Questions to Ask Your Landlord Roommates & Leases Renters Insurance Utilities (always ask your landlord, but here are some common ones) Electric: Georgia Power Gas: Gas South Cable/Phone/Internet: Charter Communications, DirecTV*, AT&T Athens Clarke Police/Crime Statistics On Campus HousingHousing Continued*Note that not all landlords allow satellite dish installation, be sure to check with yours first
  • 5. RESTAURANTS IN ATHENS
  • 6. Picantes Little Italy Mexican restaurant where mostly Cheapest slice in town everyone is from Terry! The Taco Stand Clocked Fast, cheap, and awesome Tasty burger joint Taste of India Five Star Day Caf Wonderful lunch buffet Delicious southern soul food Transmetropolitan The Globe Best pizza in Athens An old-fashioned pub with an Utage underrated menu Sushi, home of the Gatorhater roll The Gyro Wrap Your Pie Mediterranean food Design your own pizza Downtown Power Lunches
  • 7. Espresso Royale Great coffee located right on Broad St. Jittery Joes Local coffee bar chain Walkers Coffee bar by day, pub by nightCoffee
  • 8. Big City Bread Caf Secret little breakfast spot near Ike & Jane downtown Quaint caf & bakery in Normaltown Barberitos JotEm Down Country Store & BBQ Delicious Mexican, started in Athens, GA! Best BBQ in Athens Cali N Titos Mamas Boy Authentic Latin cuisine with a great Artful approach to Southern dining atmosphere Taquera del Sol Farm 255 Reinventing the taco All natural Athens grown goodness Wilsons Soul Food The Grit An Athens classic Athens famous vegetarian eatery Casual Fridays
  • 9. Five & Ten* Last Resort Grill Contemporary American Southern cuisine Casa Mia Shokitini Latin and Spanish cuisine Sushi East West Bistro The National* Upscale bistro Mediterranean-inspiredBusiness Professional * Pricey but Worth it.
  • 10. Yelp Urban SpoonOther resources
  • 11. ENTERTAINMENT IN ATHENS
  • 12. The 40 Watt The Georgia Theatre Legendary club that features a Hosts a variety of national acts heavy rotation of local and and regional jam bands national college rock bands (Currently Being Rebuilt) Cin Kingpins Bowl and Brew Arthouse theater downtown Rent lanes by the hour at this cool, little alley The Classic Center Large auditorium that hosts national acts and miscellaneous events Entertainment Options
  • 13. For more options, pick up a weeklycopy of Flagpole Magazine
  • 14. PARKS AND RECREATION
  • 15. Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Arts, Athletics, Natural Resources and Recreation Parks, Parks and More Parks State Botanical Garden of Georgia 5+ Miles of Forest Jogging/Walking Trails UGA Intramural Fields and Lake Herrick Sports Fields, Jogging/Walking Trails, Off-leash Area for Dogs Athens-Clarke County & UGA Sports Parks and Recreation
  • 16. Parks & RecParks and Recreation
  • 17. Living in Athens Welcome Home