Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick Isle of Hope

Narrow roads skirting salt marshes lined with towering, twisting live oaks define Isle of Hope. Kids ride bikes through the neighborhood and residents enjoy a peaceful, secluded waterfront community where the scenery is the main attraction.  Nestled between the Wormsloe Historic Site and the Skidaway River, Isle of Hope is known for its historic homes, … Continue reading Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick Isle of Hope

A Hops-Filled Guide to the Breweries of the Lowcountry

Oktoberfest is upon us! This traditional German “volksfest” or people’s festival (Wikipedia describes it as a “travelling funfair” which is just ...yes) starts in mid-September and runs through early October. The Munich Oktoberfest was established in 1810 and, today, we embrace it around the globe. If you’re really into it, strap on your lederhosen and … Continue reading A Hops-Filled Guide to the Breweries of the Lowcountry

Eight of the Best Fall Festivals for Every Kind of Party-Goer

Fall in Savannah brings days of relief from summer’s relentless steam shower. An 80-degree day here and there punctuates the monotonous march of heat advisories. Those days turn into weeks and, hopefully, by late October, fall finally arrives in all it’s 70-degree glory.  When the humidity hits you like a sledgehammer, it effectively tamps down … Continue reading Eight of the Best Fall Festivals for Every Kind of Party-Goer

Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick the Southside

The borders of the Southside neighborhood of Savannah are hard to define. If you are a transplant, city-dweller, Southside is basically anywhere ...well, south. To Savannah natives though, the location is important. There’s Vernonburg, a separate enclave that happens to be south of the city. There’s White Bluff, Wilshire, and Windsor Forest, all distinct neighborhoods … Continue reading Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick the Southside

Why You Should Suffer the Heat to Cheer on Savannah’s Only Hometown Team

The heat. I think about it a lot. The last few posts have all been about avoiding the heat. Today, I urge you to suffer through it. That’s the only way to see one of the greatest shows in Savannah – a Savannah Bananas baseball game. I would not make this recommendation lightly. I wither … Continue reading Why You Should Suffer the Heat to Cheer on Savannah’s Only Hometown Team