Parklets are popping up around Athens. Here’s what businesses think of the outdoor seating option. – News – Savannah Morning News

Shaniqua Juliano

Over the summer, in an effort to create or expand outdoor seating at downtown restaurants, the Athens-Clarke County Commission approved the use of “parklets” to aid businesses’ recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in the spring.

Parklets are pretty much what they sound like: temporary mini-parks added to the existing

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Home improvement tips for fall | News

Shaniqua Juliano

Now that fall has arrived, homeowners throughout Faulkner County are turning their focus toward preparing their homes for the final quarter of 2020 – the “brr” months of October, November and December.

If you’ve procrastinated a little bit and are now just getting to your end-of-summer home project check list,

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Intuit’s Smith and wife give WVU $25 million for outdoor recreational infrastructure, education | News

Shaniqua Juliano

A $25 million gift to West Virginia University from Intuit executive Brad Smith and his wife, Alys, will fund innovative new programs to ignite West Virginia’s economy, develop world-class recreational infrastructure and expand outdoor educational opportunities.

Through the newly named Brad and Alys Smith Outdoor Economic Development Collaborative, the donation

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Tented spaces created for outdoor dining and studying on IU Bloomington campus: News at IU: Indiana University

Shaniqua Juliano

Dining, studying and socializing have changed for Indiana University Bloomington students during the COVID-19 pandemic and affected how spaces can be used.

For example, dining halls permit only carryout, and entertainment has shifted to Open Air Venues.

However, a collaborative effort by several university partners has resulted in the creation

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