I was shocked to hear that Athens landmark Weaver D’s was in danger of closing down. On the heels of Peaches closing down a few weeks ago, the good soul food places in Athens are dropping like pass attempts to Rantavious Wooten.
Though personally I was a Peaches’ man, I hate to see a place that where R.E.M. named their best album after having to close its doors.
Everyone in Athens, go to Weaver D’s this week. $8 for lunch is about what you’d pay most places. If you are on a diet, eat oatmeal for breakfast and supper. Make it happen.
In order to show our support for Weaver D’s, we are going to play some favorite songs for the rest of the week from R.E.M.’s Automatic for the People.
Possibly R.E.M’s best song: