Speakeasy’s Athens Fall Favorites

by Mackenzie Harris Supporting local businesses in Athens couldn’t be easier. With such a large range of unique shops, eateries, and attractions there’s nothing you can’t find. Of course, many  of these places always have something new to offer up. With this in mind, let’s take a look at some of our favorite things in…

“4 DAYS OF MUSIC IN THE HILLS OF SOUTHEAST OHIO”- Nelsonville Music Festival 2018

Since 2005, the Nelsonville Music Festival (NMF) has served as Ohio’s Appalachian Woodstock. According to Billboard, the NMF has been referred to as “one of the best-kept secrets of the U.S. music festival circuit.” The Nelsonville Music Festival is a wholesome, unique event that offers guests an unforgettable experience by providing some of the biggest…

For the love of cupcakes

My first meeting with Dr. Pittaway as my independent study advisor was like a spring thunderstorm: I waited forever for it to come and prepared as much as I possibly could, but when it hit, it knocked me off my feet. In our initial meeting Dr. Pittaway discussed deliverables with me (and I spent the…

For the love of cupcakes

I tore into the package, and when I saw the gorgeous red fabric staring back at me, neatly folded in the box, I knew I could never give up on my cupcakes. It was a week after my birthday, and I had been anxiously waiting for this package from my boyfriend. It was my very…

For the love of cupcakes

It was after 5 p.m. when I traipsed through the front door. My body longed to sink into the couch, and normally, I wouldn’t be opposed but I promised my aunt three dozen cupcakes by 7 p.m. Now, if you’ve ever baked that many cupcakes from scratch you’ve already done the math and you know…