ORYZA Asian Grill opened in mid-May and struggled to make revenue without students; however, since welcoming students back on campus in August, sales have been increasing for the third Asian cuisine restaurant along Court Street.
Park’s Place is a casual dining establishment that offers late-night to-go and sit-down meals. Its owner Josh Vernon, said he decided to expand the restaurant out of Amesville and open doors to Ohio University students and Athens residents.
In the midst of being surrounded by boutiques, lively cafes, restaurants, shops and a diverse range of entertainment lies a vibrant atmosphere with a challenge that resonates and tests the patience of many residents and visitors: the troubles of parking on Court Street.
Buddy's Lounge has increased in popularity as it strives to create a welcoming environment for people to hang out and purchase THC, HHC and CBD products that are compliant with the 2018 Federal Farm Bill.
On Sept. 7, the Accounting, Finance and Business Career Fair will host 86 companies for students to network and find employment opportunities. Meanwhile, the Multicultural Student Business Caucus is also investing time into creating community and professional development skills for students.
The Athens Community Improvement Corporation would act as an economic development tool for the city.
Following previous years’ COVID-19 limitations, students made the most of Athens’ Green Beer Day traditions.
“This time it was a lot different because we're in the middle of a pandemic.”
High turnover rates and numerous call-offs are just a few of the problems causing headaches.
Ohio University roots have led these alumni to creating and finding new opportunities.