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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 Café • 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 Joe’s • Local coffee bar chain• Walker’s • Coffee bar by day, pub by nightCoffee
  • 8. • Big City Bread Café • Secret little breakfast spot near • Ike & Jane downtown • Quaint café & bakery in Normaltown• Barberitos • Jot’Em Down Country Store & BBQ • Delicious Mexican, started in Athens, GA! • Best BBQ in Athens• Cali ‘N’ Tito’s • Mama’s Boy • Authentic Latin cuisine with a great • Artful approach to Southern dining atmosphere • Taquería del Sol• Farm 255 • Reinventing the taco • All natural Athens grown goodness • Wilson’s 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)• Ciné • 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