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Mary Carr Mayle

History will be made in Panama Sunday when the first-ever Expanded Panama Canal is inaugurated. The COSCO Shipping “Panama” will transit through the new locks on this significant day, with the world as its audience.

Katie Nussbaum

Inspired by a crisis and designed to help ATVs and their riders out of muddy situations, Mudder — a self-contained winching system developed by Savannah native Larry Carswell — recently received international attention after being named Inventor and Invention of the Year by InventHelp.

Bill Dawers / City Talk

In 2013, I wrote about a planned development that would have transformed the south end of Forsyth Park. At the time, the large lot at the southwest corner of Bull Street and Park Avenue was slated for a mix of residential and commercial uses.

Michael Owens

In Savannah, we’re blessed with a thriving tourism community. And, for someone who spends his entire day talking about tourism, I’m going to ask a very important question:

Are we, as a community, too reliant on tourism?

Food & Dining

Savannah Burgers and Beer Week is a new concept rolled out this year by the folks at the Savannah Morning News. Similar idea as Savannah Restaurant Week, but not nearly as pricey. Participating restaurants have been asked to come up with a unique burger and pair it with a SweetWater Brewing Co. beer, one of the week’s sponsors.