The Savannah City Council unanimously voted during a hearing Thursday to revoke the alcohol license of Club Rain after public safety complaints and shootings that city officials say either occurred at or started at the downtown night spot.
The old continues making way for the new, as another planned commercial development along Victory Drive ushers in the closing of a Savannah restaurant that has operated at the site for about 80 years.
Submitted photo - The Metropolitan Planning Commission on Tuesday approved the rezoning of 11 acres that surround Johnny Harris restaurant at 1651 Victory Drive. The approval clears another hurdle for proposed retail development in the area, which was announced by Harris president Norman Heidt in September.
Gathered around a podium at the Savannah municipal building on Broughton Street — as residents paid bills at the service counters behind them — city staffers, business owners and elected officials on Friday announced measures they have put into place to make Savannah more business friendly.
Photos by Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News- Greg Parker, business group chairman, speaks at a news conference held at the Broughton Municipal Building on recommendations made to the city including a new business website, background, and a customer service kiosk, left.
A 316-unit timeshare resort is being planned for a site east of the Talmadge Bridge on Hutchinson Island where 16 former cement storage silos are located.
Eric Curl/Savannah Morning News This photo of a rendering shows the proposed design for a 316-unit timeshare resort for a site east of the Talmadge Bridge on Hutchinson Island where 16 former cement storage silos are located.
Local entrepreneurs behind Savannah’s growing startup scene presented their innovations to the Savannah City Council and staffers during a workshop Thursday at the Creative Coast’s new headquarters and incubator space, Creators’ Foundry.
Owning a meat cleaver doesn’t give you the right to operate a home-based butcher shop. Regulations attempt to make sure your rib eye isn’t marinated with E. coli. So having your own car shouldn’t be enough to operate a commercial transportation service.
FILE - In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, a man leaves the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
After rejecting proposals twice since the property was put up for sales two years ago, city staffers say they have found a potential buyer with an acceptable plan for the Waters Avenue shopping center.
Eric Curl/Savannah Morning News The Savannah City Council will consider selling the shopping center on Waters Avenue at 37th Street on Thursday to a grocery store developer for $1.7 million. The sale is contingent upon the buyer successfully negotiating a lease termination or relocation agreement with an existing tenant, Its Amazing.