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

Oohs and Aahs: Five Places to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Savannah

Fourth of July means family picnics and grilling out, beach vacations and time spent with friends, parades, and, of course, fireworks. The highlight of Fourth of July, for me, is the food. I love a good cold, mayonnaise-based salad. Potato, macaroni, broccoli - I don’t care as long as it’s creamy and tangy and slathered … Continue reading Oohs and Aahs: Five Places to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Savannah

The Seven Coolest Places in Savannah to Beat the Summer Heat

Summer starts tomorrow. And summer weather has fully arrived here in Savannah. With temperatures breaking 100 degrees a few weeks ago, we are in for a long, sweltering Savannah summer. When I moved from the great, cold North, I knew Savannah was going to be hot. “Savannah? It’s hot,” is the first thing people would … Continue reading The Seven Coolest Places in Savannah to Beat the Summer Heat

Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick the Historic District

Iconic live oaks draped with Spanish moss surrounding tidy squares and shading expansive 18th-century homes. For most people, that’s the vision that comes to mind when they think of Savannah. The Historic District lives up to this vision and then some. When I drove into the city for the first time, I was in awe … Continue reading Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick the Historic District

Fill Your (Reusable, Compostable) Bags at These Four Farmers Markets

Georgia might be the Peach State, but did you know we could just as easily be known as the blueberry state, the peanut state, or the pecan state. Each of those crops far outnumber peach production here, but peaches are what puts us on the map. Don’t get me wrong, the peaches are incredible! Starting … Continue reading Fill Your (Reusable, Compostable) Bags at These Four Farmers Markets

Seven Ways to Find Homegrown Produce in Savannah (Hint: It’s Not at the Grocery Store)

The climate in Savannah makes for a long growing season lasting from early March to late November. Home gardeners and farmers are sometimes able to get two harvests out of certain fruits and vegetables – one in spring and one in fall. If you live in the city of Savannah, you may not have the … Continue reading Seven Ways to Find Homegrown Produce in Savannah (Hint: It’s Not at the Grocery Store)

Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick the Starland District

In my humble opinion, Starland is the best neighborhood in Savannah (and that’s not just because I live here). Hi, I’m Molly, contributing writer here at tanktopwinter. I had just one day to make a decision on where to live in Savannah after my husband was accepted to Savannah College of Art and Design for … Continue reading Where to Live: Five Reasons to Pick the Starland District