Those looking for an update on the status of downtown brewery Creature Comforts, which has been in the works for over a year, got an encouraging one this afternoon, when the company posted the news to its Twitter and Facebook pages that it would officially begin brewing in the former Snow Tire space Monday, Mar. 24. This places the estimated opening date four to five weeks away.
More info after the jump.
Hey, fellow old folks who have come to believe nothing good happens after midnight, New Belgium Brewing and The World Famous have planned something for you. And by you, I mean me. Starting Feb. 9 and continuing Sundays through at least Mar. 2, the downtown bar/eatery will have beer and brunch pairings, plus live music starting at 12:30 p.m. (the current confirmed lineup is Ruby the Rabbitfoot, Josh Perkins, Wieuca and Madeline, in that order).
After every UGA home football game, Flagpole news intern David Schick will be checking the police blotter to find the weekend's strangest drunken antics. Here's the fifth installment:
With thousands of Athenians headed down to Florida this weekend, we asked Athens writer, Jacksonville native and Flagpole Senior Jean Shorts Correspondent Joe VanHoose to fill us in on what to do down there besides tailgate. His opinions—specifically that Athens is not the the greatest city in the Southeast—do not reflect the opinions of Flagpole Magazine.
Hey-o. Prince Avenue's Daily Groceries Co-op, heretofore known for bulk bins, tasty veggies, all kinds of natural products, a well-stocked popsicle case and a fine selection of veg sandwiches, is now adding beer and wine sales.
The grocery was issued its license by Athens-Clarke County this past week, but is still working on other issues: finding distributors, picking specific beverages and, most of all, making space in its tight quarters.
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Apparently folks quit drinking after the zombie apocalypse.
On last night's Season Four premiere of "The Walking Dead," Daryl and a crew of prison newcomers raid a grocery store for supplies. The store was full of prominently-placed cases of Georgia craft beer, including Athens' own Terrapin Rye.
Frozen Pints Craft Beer Ice Cream, which operates carts in Atlanta (they were out at the Decatur Book Festival recently), does retail and distributes its product to restaurants, will be in Athens for the Georgia-LSU game, doing its part to get you schnockered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grindhouse Killer Burgers on Lumpkin.
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