The Downtown Athens Development Authority is launching an “Eat & Drink Downtown” initiative to encourage Athens area residents to patronize downtown bars and restaurants. Those who spend $100 or more in a downtown bar or restaurant will receive a $25 downtown Athens gift certificate, redeemable at downtown businesses. The program will run from March 1 – April 30, 2023, or read more >
Archive for the ‘Downtown Updates’ Category
March 29, 2017
Tourism Development Matching Grant Announced
The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), the Classic Center, and the Classic Center Foundation have unveiled a new matching grant program dedicated to the development of new tourism products and experiences that will attract new overnight visitors to Athens-Clarke County.
Applications are due by April 17, 2017.
Application packets are available at the document download link below and at read more >
February 15, 2017
ADDA’s Proposed Boundary Expansion Map
Click here to see the ADDA’s proposed boundary expansion map.
January 11, 2017
CEP Funds Application and Guidelines
Please note that the deadline for these funds is February 28, 2017. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit applications to Elise@downtownathensga.com, or mail to:
250 West Broad Street, Suite 108
Athens, Georgia 30601
December 19, 2016
Downtown Gift Certificates
It’s not too late to order your downtown gift certificates! Order by Wednesday, December 20, to be sure your certificates arrive in time.
ADDA’s office will close at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 21, due to a closed-session board meeting. Our office will also be closed on Friday, December 23.
December 5, 2016
ADDA Executive Director Opportunity
ADDA is beginning the search for a new executive director. Please click here for more information on this position’s requirements. Please submit your resume to HR@DowntownAthensGA.com
November 14, 2016
DABA 2017 Membership Drive
September 29, 2016
Athens-Clarke County Panhandling Roundtable
October 4, 2016 5:00pm
City Hall Room 103
Homeless and Poverty Coalition Update
Police Department Update – including outreach/training sessions
Outreach opportunities to students – discussion of venues and volunteers needed to perform outreach.
Recommendation to replace existing coin meter for homeless support on College Square with a re-purposed “contemporary” (credit card accepting) meter head. This would be a one-year trial with outreach read more >
September 29, 2016
Parking Office Phones
The phones in the downtown parking office (706-613-7978) are once again not functioning. We are working to correct the problem.