Athens Favorites 2017

Our readers voted by the thousands for their favorite local businesses in this year’s Flagpole Athens Favorites contest. Congratulations to all the rock stars chosen as lead vocalists (winners) or backup singers (runners up) in more than 100 categories!

A special thanks to the Flagpole roadies and techs who made this issue possible. The layout and design could only be created by the skilled hands of Larry Tenner and Kelly Hart. Anita Aubrey and Jessica Mangum are the superstars of the Flagpole advertising department. Thanks also to the paparazzi of ZoomWorks and Matt Hardy for great photos—and for always playing along with our shenanigans.

A huge thanks to the megastar of this issue: our frontman, Reverend Conner Mack Tribble, who is as talented in front of the camera as he is in front of the microphone. He is as authentic as they come—and he has a killer wardrobe, too!

Read more about the good Reverend here, and behold this year’s Athens Favorites winners below.