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Athens News Matters: The Grit Will Close in Early October After 36 Years in Operation

Isabela Weiss

In news that shocked vegetarians and carnivores alike, a mainstay of the Athens culinary scene, the Grit, announced that it will be closing in early October after 36 years in operation. It leaves behind more than empty plates and Golden Bowls, and we’ll explore what its loss means to Athens.

Martin Matheny is WUGA's Program Director and a host and producer of our local news program 'Athens News Matters.' He started at WUGA in 2012 as a part-time classical music host and still hosts WUGA's longest-running local program 'Night Music' which is heard on WUGA and GPB Classical. He lives in Normaltown with his wife, Shaye and dog, Murphy.
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