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A developer is proposing a Starbucks and Chipotle for a lot on East State Street in Athens

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A developer plans to open a Starbucks and a Chipotle on East State Street, which has seen several big restaurant chains move in over the past few years. The two new restaurants would be located side by side on the same lot, which is about halfway between Walmart and Lowe’s but… Read More

People Line Up On East State Street To Support Black Lives Matter Movement

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens residents lined up on East State Street Friday to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement and stand in solidarity with protesters across the United States. Participants were asked to wear masks and stand six feet apart on the sidewalk. They allowed space for vehicles to go in and… Read More

Proposed Changes to East State Street Spark Debate

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ATHENS, Ohio – An Athens Transportation Committee proposal to add bike lanes to the city’s busiest street was met with opposition from city residents Monday night. More than a dozen residents stepped up to the mic in packed City Council chambers to speak to the committee’s proposals. The Plan… The proposal would include: Reworking the entrance… Read More