What No One Will Tell You About Savannah Winters

When people think of Savannah, they think of sweltering hot summer (and spring and fall and, yes, sometimes even winter) days spent languidly draped over fainting couches, palm frond fans merely suggesting a breeze, and mint juleps making the rounds on some screened-in porch somewhere. Or maybe that’s just what I imagined.  There are the … Continue reading What No One Will Tell You About Savannah Winters

Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick the Beach Institute

Located between Liberty to the North and Gwinnett to the South, the Beach Institute neighborhood is just one block wide, spanning between Price to the west and Broad to the east. This tiny neighborhood, despite its small size, is completely distinctive in Savannah’s downtown, filled with historic mansions and townhomes.  The neighborhood formed around the … Continue reading Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick the Beach Institute

How to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

When an endless inventory of every product under the sun is literally an Amazon Prime “Buy With One-Click” away, shopping local seems exceedingly inconvenient. Parking is a pain. You have to interact with actual people. It’s all so exhausting. I know.  BUT! But, you can’t find an antique drawing set on Amazon for your creative … Continue reading How to Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick the Victorian District

Packed with some of the most amazing examples of high Victorian architecture in the city, the Victorian district is located south of the National Landmark Historic District between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Broad Street to the east and west. It stretches south to Anderson Street.  In addition to spectacular sights, you'll find great … Continue reading Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick the Victorian District

Six Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

As Thanksgiving (and even Halloween!) become an afterthought and the Christmas merch extravaganza hits stores earlier and earlier each year, let’s all remember the reason for the season. Gifts are great, but giving them is better.  Charity work and philanthropic giving is part of a lot of religious communities, and some people just feel compelled … Continue reading Six Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Eleven of the Most-Anticipated Screenings at the Savannah Film Festival

The Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah Film Festival celebrates its 22nd year this October. In its two decades of big screens and bright lights, the festival has shown more than 130 films that went on to earn awards and honored more than 75 film industry leaders.  Past distinguished guests have included the likes … Continue reading Eleven of the Most-Anticipated Screenings at the Savannah Film Festival

Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick Habersham Woods

At the southern end of the Ardsley Park neighborhood you’ll find the diamond-shaped Hull Park.  The neighborhoods between Hull Park and DeRenne Avenue all create an enclave of post-WWII communities known as the Habersham Woods neighborhood.   Like most suburbs of this time period, the prevailing architectural style is the brick ranch with a decently sized … Continue reading Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick Habersham Woods