2nd & Charles

2nd chance. 2nd wind. 2nd life. No matter what you call it, we think that’s when things really start to get good. At 2nd and Charles, we turn what you don’t want into what you want. It’s kind of like magic: turn your old books into cash. Turn your old video games into new ones. Turn your CDs into vinyl records.

5 Points Growlers

5 Points Growlers serves the largest selection of craft brews in Athens. Specializing in the rarest and most highly allocated of beers, 5 Points Growler taps second to none. For the wine lovers, we also have excellent wine growlers to take home.

ADD Drug Store

Wayne Edwards and Sam Horton established Athens Discount Drug Store, or ADD Drug Store, in the 5 Points neighborhood in 1961. Over the last 50 plus years, this little drug shoppe and sandwich bar grew to become a bustling community gathering spot. Known far and wide for eclectic gifts, postal service, household items, exceptional medical care and of course, the best lunch value in town, ADD Drug Store is a one stop shop for the 5 Points area.

Agora Vintage

At Agora Vintage, we pride ourselves in selling pre-owned designer clothing and accessories for a fraction of the retail price. We are well-known for our ongoing collection of Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Hermés, and for ensuring authenticity on all of our pieces. We even offer a six-month layaway plan to make purchasing easier for our valued customers, who live both locally and out-of-state. It’s our pleasure to sell quality designer goods at the most affordable prices possible.

American Threads

American Threads is a boutique for the free spirited girl who craves indie and unique designers. Here you will find unique clothing, handmade jewelry, one of a kind redesigned vintage items, and gifts.

Appointments at Five

Appointments at Five directly imports English and Country French antiques.
An Athens tradition since 1987 known for fine gifts, exceptional decorative accessories, ever-changing displays, friendly atmosphere, superb customer service, free gift wrap and a complete Bridal registry.

Athens Art and Frame

Athens Art and Frame is a family-owned business that has provided quality custom framing to the Athens area since 1970. Our staff has over 120 years of experience. We specialize in custom framing, art, UGA diploma frames, UGA sports prints, and local art.

Athens Farmers Market

The Athens Farmers Market is an organization of local farmers, craftspeople and volunteers working to make locally grown and sustainably produced food and craft available for the good of all. It exists to foster a dynamic economic and educational marketplace for community members, farmers, and artisans.

Athens Pawn Shop

Athens Pawn Shop has been voted the best pawn shop in Athens, GA for over eight years. Locally-owned and operated since 1968, Athens Pawn Shop is the oldest pawn shop in Athens, GA. Our customers are important to us. We offer friendly, quick, and confidential services.

Athens Running Company

We are a running specific store that uses video gait analysis to properly fit you to your footwear. This is a free service we provide. We are located in Five Points in the Hodgson Terrace building, next door to Hodgson’s Pharmacy and Fitness at Five.


Atomic is a funk junk extravaganza. We have art, vinyl and vintage finds for everyone! Over 50 vendors in this co-op located in downtown Athens, GA. Shipping is available!

Aurum Studios

Since opening in 1975, Aurum Studios has offered one-of-a-kind pieces from in-house Aurum Designers and Craftsmen, as well as professional jewelry repair and cleaning. We are a great place to visit for any gift-giving occasion, as we have home decor, handmade pottery, paintings, and fine jewelry for every budget.

Avid Bookshop

Avid Bookshop is Athens, GA’s premiere independent bookshop selling new, used, and bargain books, journals, stationery, coffee by the cup and by the can, tea, magazines, gifts, and more. Our store features a well-curated selection and excellent service.

Baxendale Guitar

For over 40 years, Scott Baxendale has been a maker and player of fine guitars. He and his wife, Pamela, own and operate Baxendale Guitar. We build custom handmade guitars and related instruments. We also re-manufacture and sell vintage Harmony and Kay guitars, and repair and restore vintage guitars in our full-service repair shop.

Ben’s Bikes

Ben’s Bikes is an independently owned and operated full-service bike shop. We strive to provide informative and affordable service to customers with all levels of knowledge and experience. We promote bicycles as the vehicle for “keepin’ it wheel.”


Bizarro-Wuxtry, the world’s greatest comic shop, is located at 225 College Ave. in beautiful downtown Athens, Georgia, upstairs from our parent store, Wuxtry Records. We’ve been selling comics, zines, art books, toys, and a vast assortment of crazy crap on this street corner since 1976!

BMA at Home

BMA at Home features high-quality interior pieces that are curated by interior designer and owner, Breckyn Alexander. BMA at Home carries time period pieces from Early American and Art Nouveau to Scandinavian Contemporary.

Cecilia’s Cakes

Established in 1990, Cecilia Villaveces Cakes is a family-owned specialty cake bakery located in Athens, Georgia. Our cakes are renowned in the southeast for excellence in the art of cake baking. We use only the freshest ingredients and maintain the highest standards of quality to offer cakes which are unparalleled in their culinary appeal.

Charles Pinckney Designs

“Common features of my work include moving parts, articulated joints, the combination of precious and non-precious metals and found objects and the use of designs that have a gesture quality rather than being highly symmetrical.”
– Charles Pinckney, Charles Pinckney Designs

Cheeky Peach

A dash of LA, a pinch of NYC and a whole lot of Southern sass. Cheeky Peach is locally owned, specializing in fashion-forward clothing & boutique service.

Chick Music

Welcome to Chick Music. Founded in 1942, we are the oldest full-service music store in the Athens area. Contact our friendly and knowledgeable staff to assist you with all of your musical needs.

Cillies Clothing

Cillies Clothing carries women and men’s new, used, and vintage clothing, jewelry, boots, and accessories! Since opening in 2004, Cillies has sold vintage clothes and jewelry, authentic Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Gucci, Coach, and Dooney & Bourke bags.

The Clubhouse

The Clubhouse is the best place for Georgia Bulldogs, UGA alumni, and Dawg fans to get their UGA apparel, UGA Nike products, and unique UGA gift items! We also specialize in licensed Greek apparel/gifts, and monogramming your purchases.


Community is a sustainable fashion boutique in Downtown Athens, GA featuring locally-made fashion and gifts. In addition to our selection of locally made and redesigned clothing and accessories, select vintage items, and local artisan products, we offer sewing classes, alterations (including bridal and formalwear), and style and closet consultations.

Condor Chocolates

Located in the historic Five Points neighborhood of Athens, Georgia, Condor Chocolates produces and sells bean-to-bar chocolate bars, truffles, sipping chocolate, hot cocoa, coffee, iced beverages, gelato and a variety of confections. Our small shop is both a chocolate factory and a cafe. We invite you to sit and watch the chocolate-making process for yourself.


We are the one-stop shop for the biggest University of Georgia fan! Located right in the heart of Athens, GA, just a block away from the Arch. Students get 10% off every day with student ID.

Dragon Star Hobbies

Your one stop shop for MTG, Yu-gi-oh, Warhammer 40k, Board Games, Pathfinder, Dungeons and Dragons, and all your gaming accessories. We strive to bring the gaming experience found in larger cities back to Athens, GA.

Dynamite Clothing

At Dynamite Clothing – a locally-owned, downtown Athens boutique just blocks away from the famous arches – you’ll find an incredible selection of new, recycled and vintage clothing and accessories for women and men – from the season’s coolest sunglasses to the perfect vintage boots.

Elijana Cosmetics

Elijana Cosmetics is a makeup studio & retail store like no other, where we specialize in custom design foundation and custom design lipstick/gloss. We are a full function studio doing makeup for bridal parties, proms, and events.


Since 1983, Encore has been instrumental in clothing Athens, Georgia’s finest. We are passionate about our amazingly loyal clients, our awesome Classic City, and, of course, our own Georgia Bulldogs. We pride ourselves in offering variety in our merchandise, reasonable prices, and excellent customer service.

Entourage Clothing and Gifts

Entourage Clothing and Gifts is a place where every girl could shop in an elegant space without the expensive price tag. Shop online or at one of our seven locations across the southeast!

European Floral Design

European Floral Design is a unique and romantic floral design company that creates beautiful floral arrangements for weddings, parties, and for everyday delight. Our portfolio ranges from traditional and romantic garden to contemporary and urban chic. We cater every design to the client’s personal style.

Five Points Bottle Shop

Five Points Bottle Shop carries every beer, wine or liquor you could possibly want, including rare finds and local favorites. But if by chance we don’t have what your little heart desires, we can most surely order it. Our staff stays ahead of the curve, so we know what you want before you do. From hard-to-find to tried-and-true, we work to ensure every bottle we sell is primed to be savored and enjoyed.


Frontier is your everyday artist market and gift shop located in downtown Athens, GA. We offer an array of gifts and unique finds for the bath, home, and garden. At Frontier, we artfully curate our merchandise to speak to all the senses while always keeping in mind the process and where the products are made.

Gateway Jewelry and Pawn

Gateway Jewelry and Pawn provides cash loans on anything of value. We offer great, LOW PRICES on gold, silver, diamonds, tools, car audio, guitars & musical instruments, electronics, firearms, video game systems, and much more. We have huge selections of both new & used merchandise.

Georgia Cycle Sport

Georgia Cycle Sport, Athens’ family bicycle shop, is ready to serve all of your bicycle related needs. We have a wide selection of bicycles and a friendly and knowledgeable sales staff, including certified mechanics and certified master bike fitters.

Heery’s Clothes Closet

Since 1959, Heery’s Clothes Closet in the heart of downtown Athens has brought the latest trends and hottest fashions to ladies of all ages. Heery’s fantastic selection, friendly atmosphere and helpful staff combine to make shopping at Heery’s a truly wonderful experience. Come see why people say “Heery’s Has It” for every occasion.

Heery’s Too!

Scratch off your to-do list at ‘Heery’s Too!’ with an exceptional variety of home decor, gifts, and children’s clothing. At this upscale boutique, you will discover goods by Juliska, Vietri, Pine Cone Hill, Rebecca Wood, Fire and Flavor and so much more! Whether shopping for a bride-to-be, a new addition to the family, or yourself, you will find nothing but top quality designs throughout the store.

High Maintenance Dress Boutique

High Maintenance Dress Boutique is a locally-owned and operated boutique located on Baxter Street in Athens, Georgia. We carry a wide variety of formal dresses, semi-formal dresses, special occasion/everyday dresses, and unique accessories.

Hodgson’s Pharmacy

Hodgson’s Pharmacy is a truly unique local pharmacy experience. Gladly serving the Athens area since 1956, we combine the best health and well-being products with good old-fashioned personal service. Whether you live down the street or this is your shopping destination you will find top notch products and expertise.

House Electric

House Electric is a full-service residential and commercial electrical supply store and lighting showroom. We have Athens’ largest selection of light bulbs, including energy-saving compact fluorescent lamps and the best quality, super-efficient LED lamps.

House of Lux

House of Lux is a one-stop-shop house of beauty in the heart of Athens. We are a hair salon, dry bar, and clothing boutique. Our highly skilled stylists have trained in New York, California, and all over the United States under some of the top stylists and colorists in the industry!

The Hub Bicycles

The Hub Bicycles has been in business for 11 years and provides the best customer service in town. We service all brands of bikes. We sell Trek, Raleigh, Niner, Seven Cycles, and Mirraco bikes. From training wheels to aero wheels, we are the hub of all your family’s cycling needs.

Independent Baking Co.

Independent Baking Co. is a simple bread and breakfast pastry bakery, offering hearth-baked rolls, loaves, and buttery viennoiserie, all made from scratch on premises and baked fresh daily. Our building is small, but we’ve provided a few seats for you to enjoy an espresso beverage with a pastry inside at one of our window bars or, in fine weather, outside the door on the heart-pine bench, watching Five Points life go by.

IV Seasons Fashions

IV Seasons Fashions is an upscale boutique located in Athens’ 5 Points neighborhood. This fine women’s clothing store is small and intimate and caters to the mature woman rather than the trendy college student.

J & J Flea Market

J & J Flea Market is located 4 miles from downtown Athens, Georgia, home of the Georgia Bulldogs. The J & J Flea Market is 182 acres of family fun, shopping, and entertainment. Started in the early 80’s, there are now more than 2,000 tables, 125,000 sqft of indoor shopping, 5 restaurants, and tens of thousands of visitors every day. Open Saturday and Sunday RAIN or SHINE!! Bring your friends and family and take advantage of the great shopping bargains. There are 2 ATMs on site for your convenience.

J’s Bottle Shop

J’s Bottle Shop is in the heart of Normaltown across from UGA’s Health Sciences Campus. We carry an extensive selection of bourbons, scotches, whiskies, ultra-premium vodkas, top shelf liquors, craft and microbrew beers, Creature Comforts, Terrapin, other GA Favorite beers, fine wine, champagnes, cigars, local Little Cuckoo Chocolates, Phickles Pickles, gift certificates and more.

Jittery Joe’s

Your cup of coffee is only as good as the beans we roast and we want to make sure you receive the very best! Not only does Jittery Joe’s Coffee strive to source the best beans available, but we also roast in small batches to allow for greater quality and care. This process allows us to be intimately involved in every roasting batch to ensure you’re getting the best cup of coffee possible.

Junk in the Trunk

Junk in the Trunk is a 10,000 square foot, climate-controlled, local family-owned facility providing retail rental space for dealers and vendors selling antiques, home furnishings, vintage clothing, accessories, collectibles, vintage home decor, and more.

Keeping It Natural

Located in downtown Athens, Georgia, Keeping it Natural is dedicated to bringing you the finest natural and organic products available. We are proud knowing that the brands we offer not only help people to nurture their health and beauty but are also committed to a healthier environment.

Kristen Ashley Artist Shop

Kristen Ashley Artist Shop is the premier artist shop in downtown Athens, GA. We sell a boutique collection of art & craft supplies, show artwork in our gallery space, make handmade goods, teach amazing classes, and offer design and photo services. We try to make any creative idea you have a reality.

The Loft Art Supplies

Since 1977, The Loft Art Supplies has been serving and supporting Athens’ uber-creative community. We have an extensive selection of supplies for painting, drawing, drafting, designing, 3D, and more, plus special ordering at no extra cost!

Low Yo Yo Stuff Records

At Low Yo Yo Stuff Records, we buy & sell vinyl records, CDs, DVDs, tapes, books, posters, and anything related to music!

Mama Bird’s Granola

Mama Bird’s Granola makes quality, protein-packed granola snacks, cereals, muffins, cookies, biscuits (and tamales!) that taste so good, even your children will love them! You can find our products at Daily Groceries Co-Op, Big City Bread Cafe, and many more locations in and around Athens, GA. Contact us for catering!

Margo Sterling Silver

Margo Sterling silver is a locally-owned and operated jewelry and bead store. We have a knowledgeable staff willing to help you with all of your needs, whether it be making the necklace and earrings to match your favorite outfit or picking out a lovely bracelet for that special lady!

Masáda Leather

Masada Leather & Outdoor is a locally-owned retail store in downtown Athens, GA, specializing in handcrafted leather goods, apparel, and footwear from industry leaders like The North Face, Patagonia, Southern Tide, Chaco, TOMS, and UGG.

Musician’s Warehouse

Musician’s Warehouse is a brick-and-mortar music store serving the musical community of Athens, Georgia. We’ve been here over 16 years and have the experience and inventory to get you what you need, when you need it, and at a great price.

Native America Gallery

When you visit Native America Gallery, what you see, touch, hear, and feel, is a dream carefully being nurtured. And you are an important part of this dream. Ancient melodies ease your worries, a kind soul makes you feel welcome, enchanting jewelry and intriguing artwork make your spirits soar! Our wish is that you leave far richer than when you arrived.

The Natural Baby

The Natural Baby is a family-run boutique with an Eco-minded mission starting with cloth diapering and extending into sustainable alternatives, natural remedies, and holistic living for families! Please come check out our great selection of cloth diapering products and accessories, babywearing gear, swaddle blankets, sleep sacks, wooden teethers and more!

Off Campus Bookstore

Used books are at least 25% cheaper than new books, and Off Campus Bookstore has been the #1 supplier of used textbooks to University of Georgia students for over 30 years. We aren’t known as the USED bookstore for nothing. We also offer a wide selection of UGA Collegiate Merchandise at dawgwear.net!

Olive Basket

Olive Basket is a unique shopping destination featuring premium artisan olive oils and balsamic vinegars from around the world. In our cucina style store, you’ll have an opportunity to taste and try before you buy. Experience delicious flavor pairings, combinations and discover uses for our delectable and healthy gourmet food products. We look forward to serving you. Bon Apetite!

Opa Robby’s Market

Opa Robby’s Market is a family-owned local business striving to provide quality local produce and other items for our customers. We seek local growers and businesses to provide the products we market. We also offer homemade deli items and casseroles, local grass-fed meats, shrimp, breads, pecans, peanuts, jellies, and pickles, as well as gifts!

The Pearl Girls

The Pearl Girls are women and girls who enjoy wearing pearls (and look fabulous while doing it of course). We base our jewelry company, The Pearl Girls, on amazing women just like you! Started by India Rows, we are a Georgia, U.S.A. based, female owned and run company! We hand-select 100% genuine pearls in the Orient and make our jewelry in the U.S.A.!

Phickles Pickles

Phickles Pickles is a family-owned and operated small-batch pickle company located in Athens, Georgia. We source our vegetables responsibly from certified naturally grown farms as close to home as possible, supporting local farmers as best as we can.

Piedmont Provisions

Piedmont Provisions is based in lovely Athens, GA. We handcraft small-batch preserves, jam, mustard, pickles, vinegar, shrubs and all things saucy, using regionally sourced and organic ingredients whenever possible.

Plainjane Designs

plainjane designs offers custom wedding and party invitations, stationery, gifts, monogramming, and more! The team at plainjane designs serves as your personal shopper, party planner, and graphic designer all in one. Our inventory is constantly changing to reflect the season and everything we love. Please stop by and browse when you are in the neighborhood!

Plato’s Closet

Plato’s Closet is the preferred store of fashion conscious, spending savvy teens and twenty something’s. We buy and sell gently used brand name apparel and accessories. Plato’s Closet puts cash in your pocket and offers cool stuff at great prices.

r.wood studio

r.wood studio has been making pottery for 20 years! We have a shop too that is just past downtown, come on by! We’re open Monday thru Friday from 10am-5pm – call first on weekends! Also visit our blog beautyeveryday.com for a daily dose of inspiration and southern beauty!

reBlossom Mama and Baby Center

reBlossom Mama and Baby Center’s mission is to provide gently used apparel and gear, equipment rentals, and photography for pregnant women, mamas, and babies, with a low impact on the environment and your pocketbook.

Revival Yarns

Revival Yarns is a local yarn shop in Athens, Georgia. We love yarn, but we love people too. This is why it is our mission to provide local fiber artists of all ages and skill levels with an awesome place to gather and learn from one another.

The Rolling Runway

The Rolling Runway is a mobile boutique based out of Athens, GA. We do not have a permanent storefront address – we are always on the go, bringing affordable fashion to you in a 1963 vintage Airstream! Follow us on Instagram, twitter, and facebook to stay up to date with where we will be rolling to next!

Satisfactory Screenprinting and Design

At Satisfactory Screenprinting and Design, we use both manual screen printing presses and larger automated machines. For each client, we make sure we use the right tool for the job at hand. We’ll still handle the smaller 24 piece orders for your new band, but we can also effortlessly produce the 5000+ piece order for your multi-state corporation and distribute individualized quantities across the nation.

Simply Southern

Simply Southern is a shop that offers monogramming and personalized engraving for your gifts. Our elegant little shop is the perfect place to find personalized gifts or to register for your wedding or new baby. Select from Thousands of Monogrammable items.

Sons of Sawdust

Sons of Sawdust is a woodworking business located in Athens, GA that specializes in building custom farm tables, furniture and transforming entire spaces with reclaimed wood. Founders Matt and Ben Hobbs started working with wood as children with their grandfather, who they credit as their primary influence when it comes to craftsmanship as well as character.

Starlite Showroom

The Starlite Showroom is an Athens store featuring the best local selections of modern, vintage and repurposed furniture, decor, Mantiques, and more.

Tena’s Fine Diamonds and Jewelry

Tena’s Fine Diamonds and Jewelry is the local choice for all of your fine jewelry needs.
“Where Athens Gets Engaged.”

Tinfish Gifts

Tinfish Gifts is Athens’ new home for posters and room décor, Boho clothing and gifts, funny greeting cards, candy, accessories, incense, novelty gifts, and more.

Treehouse Kid and Craft

Treehouse Kid and Craft is a family-run and community supported kid’s shop + creative space located in Athens, GA. We offer a range of well-designed and responsibly made products for babies, kids, families, and crafters of all ages. We are happy to be a place that offers toys, supplies, and activities that promote creative play and learning.

Tyche’s Games

Tyche’s Games is Athens, Georgia’s biggest little game store. We sell board games, card games, and roleplaying games. Play space available. Events most Saturdays. Friday Night Magic most Fridays.

UGA Bookstore

UGA Bookstore has everything you need to show your University Of Georgia pride all year long with our authentic assortment of University Of Georgia collegiate apparel – including University Of Georgia t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and more. Plus, our selection of textbooks, computers, and supplies will ensure every University Of Georgia student is prepared for success.

University Spirit

University Spirit is your One-Stop-Greek-Shop. We strive to provide the BEST selection of officially licensed Greek Gifts and Greek Apparel, Lilly Pulitzer, and licensed UGA Apparel and Gifts. We also strive to provide you with the BEST customer service around because YOU are why we are here and why we love what we do!!

Vic’s Vintage

Victor Peel opened Vic’s Vintage to sell Mid-Century Modern, Vintage, Danish Modern, Industrial and Atomic Age furnishings and collectibles to customers in the Athens area and around the world.

Vision Video

Independent and locally-owned since 1986, Vision Video has OVER 40,000 MOVIES! We specialize in Art House, International, and hard to find titles. We also have all the big Hollywood movies and lots of TV on DVD.

White Tiger Gourmet

White Tiger Gourmet makes its home in the 100-plus-year-old structure on Hiawassee Avenue in the Historic Boulevard District. White Tiger smokes its meat daily and uses as many locally sourced seasonal ingredients as possible. All people are welcome here, whether you have gluten-free, vegan, or meat-centric needs.

Wuxtry Records

Wuxtry Records was founded in Athens, GA in 1976. Wuxtry has been buying and selling records for over 35 years. We deal in all types of music but our specialties are Rock, Jazz, Big Band, and R & B. We carry Reggae, World Music, Rap, Latin, Country & Western, Folk, Bluegrass, Classical, Opera, Easy Listening, Soundtracks, and Spoken Word.

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