New Social Media Column for BiS and Book

Big news...I'll be writing a bi-monthly article focused on social media advice for local businesses starting April 29 for Business in Savannah/Savannah Morning News. Keep your eyes peeled, and please let me know your burning social media questions in the new forum I've created so I can be sure to cover topics that affect your business and career. 

Gulfstream G280 arrives in Shanghai with new city-pair records

The G280, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s newest super midsize business jet, continues to set speed records, the latest as it was en route to the 2014 Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition – or ABACE - in Shanghai.

On that flight, the aircraft set two city-pair records between Germany and Dubai and between Dubai and Hong Kong, bringing the speedy jet’s total number of records to 47.

JetBlue adds Pittsburgh to Fort Lauderdale route

JetBlue Airways, Savannah’s newest airline, has added Pittsburgh to its growing list of routes to   Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Taste of Pooler and the Westside

Man 1: They put that green stuff on mine. It was so good.

Man 2: You mean guacamole?

So went a conversation overhead at Thursday night’s Taste of Pooler and the Westside, hosted by the Pooler Chamber of Commerce, and featuring about a dozen different restaurants.

Four.Ten.Fourteen party at ThincSavannah to celebrate local entrepreneurs

When Ashley Bowersox, co-founder of ThincSavannah co-working space, deemed 2014 the “year of the local,” one party would just not suffice.

Kentucky Fried Czechen: Eating chain food abroad

One of the great joys of traveling is encountering and trying new flavors, seasonings and cuisines. In the last week, I’ve eaten Bayenetu injera (veggies in sauces on a spongy pancake) at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa and Svickova (marinated sirloin with dumplings and cream) in the Czech Republic.

No SAVOR switch

On April 1, the Savannah international Trade and Convention Center transitions to new management as the Georgia World Congress Center Authority takes over operations from SMG, which has managed the trade center since its opening more than 14 years ago.

Harlem Globetrotter Anthony "Buckets" Blakes on basketball, bullying

Anthony "Buckets" Blakes has played for the Harlem Globetrotters for a dozen years now, a reflection of the enduring staying power of one of basketball's oldest franchises. 

CEO Steve Tanger talks teenage retail and H&M in Savannah

A drop-off in profits among once popular teenage retailers doesn’t concern Steve Tanger, CEO and founder of Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, the largest owner of outlets in the U.S. He says those teenagers are just growing older and want better deals.  

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