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
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.
January 11, 2017
December 19, 2016
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.
September 29, 2016
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 >