Like a good wine, most things are better with time.
The same is true with the Savannah Food & Wine Festival. We’re gearing up for our third year, and we’ve learned a lot in the first two. Some exciting things are on the horizon for this year’s festival.
New things on horizon for Savannah Food & Wine Festival
The U.S. economy should get better after a sputtering first quarter, but how much better? It’s complicated.
FILE - In this April 27, 2015 file photo, rodbusters install rebar on the new Comcast Innovation and Technology Center under construction, in Philadelphia. The Commerce Department releases first-quarter gross domestic product on Friday, May 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Robert and Barbara Anderson, co-owners of Smith Brothers Butcher Shop, are returning to the business’s roots with the grand opening of their new shop Thursday on East Liberty Street in downtown Savannah.
Photos by Kaitlin Bain/Savannah Morning News- The co-owners of the Smith Brothers Butcher Shop hosted its grand opening to allow the community to shop and sample many of the business’s products on Thursday.
The Historic Savannah Foundation has donated $20,000 to the Coastal Heritage Society to help pay for the stabilization and weatherization of two historic cottages at 536 W. Charlton St. and 342 Purse St. in downtown Savannah’s Frogtown neighborhood just west of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard where Interstate 16 comes into the city.
For one afternoon in late May each year, a small part of River Street is framed by soaring arcs of water from the fire hoses of Moran and Crescent tugboats and punctuated by peals from a World War II ship’s bell while an honor guard from Benedictine Military School stands at attention and names are called out one by one.
Photos courtesy of Lynn Wright - Bagpiper Heather Haskell leads Propeller Club members down River Street during the Maritime Day celebration.
Much of the money currently on hand for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project will be gone by the end of the project’s first year, making it imperative to secure funding in the fiscal 2016 and 2017 federal budgets to keep the project on track, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commander said Thursday.
Photos by Ian Maule/Savannah Morning News - Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, chief of engineers, speaks during a conference at the Georgia Port Authority in Garden City on Thursday.
There’s a new Walmart coming to Savannah — but if you’re thinking big box, think again. At 42,000 square feet, Savannah’s first Walmart Neighborhood Market will be about a quarter the size of its supercenter cousin down the road, employing nearly 100 people when it opens early next year.
Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - Mayor Edna Jackson and Alderman Tony Thomas along with Walmart representatives break ground for a Walmart Neighborhood Market on property near Abercorn Street and Wilshire Blvd.
Having an 80-pound Labradoodle as a travel buddy means B.L. Ochman can quickly separate the hotels that love dogs from those that just put up with them.
AP file photo - In this April 2014 photo provided by B.L. Ochman, Ochman poses with dog Benny, an 80-pound labradoodle in New York’s Central Park. Hotels ranging from major chains to small outposts are capitalizing on the wave of travelers who bring their dogs, some by charging for perks that pamper pets and others by expanding fees.
Business leaders, lawmakers, state, city and county officials and hundreds more were on hand in Richmond Hill as Caesarstone, the first new industry to locate in the city in 35 years, officially opened Wednesday.
Photos by Jamie Parker/Bryan County Now - Caesarstone opened on Wednesday in Richmond Hill and is the first new industry to locate in the city in 35 years. Planters made from Caesarstone quartz displayed many of the styles and colors available.
The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office plans to hire about 20 corrections officers and will have a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, at the state labor department’s Savannah Career Center at 5520 White Bluff Road.
Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant.
FILE - This Feb. 2, 2009 file photo shows a Time Warner Cable truck in New York .Charter Communications is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, two people familiar with the negotiations said Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)