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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Feb. 2

Welcome to Athens Power Rankings. In the spirit of sports rating systems, through painstaking analysis, we rank the top movers and shakers in the Classic City each week. Who’s hot? Who’s not? Find out below.


Photo Credit: Joshua L. Jones


1. Automatic Pizza

Mmmmm, pizza. The long-awaited Normaltown pie joint finally opened last week to long lines and rave reviews.

2. Town & Gown Players

The locals-only theater troupe has an impressive calendar of events coming up, including The Illusion, which graces the cover of this week’s Flagpole. Stay tuned for more.

3. Classic City Rollergirls

The squad kicked off the 2015 season Saturday night with the annual Green vs. Black bout. See who won.

4. Live Wire Athens

Formerly New Earth Athens, the Dougherty Street music venue officially re-opens as Live Wire this week.

5. Swen Froemke

Speakeasy’s new chef has some big ideas for the longtime local joint.


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