The Funky Brunch Café has been open at 304 E. Broughton St. for just a couple of weeks, but it has already been attracting big crowds.
And it's easy to see why.
A friend and I ventured to The Funky Brunch Café for the first time on Sunday.
The full length of the Truman Parkway has been open for about two weeks now, and a few things are obvious.
For starters, the quicker trip through town has transformed the commuting experience for a certain number of drivers.
In the article "SXSW's Little Sister: Savannah Stopover Music Festival" published last week by the online culture magazine "PopMatters," critic Raymond E. Lee waxed poetic about our upstart indie music festival.
Each spring, Savannah sees a flurry of new businesses open downtown.
Occasionally, the timing of the openings is a quirk of the permitting process, but for the most part entrepreneurs are hoping to get their doors open before St. Patrick’s Day so they can take advantage of the long spring tourist season.
We've seen numerous parking studies and surveys over the years, but there are a couple more that I'd like to commission.
I'd like to know what percentage of people who complain the most about downtown parking actually ever try parking downtown.
In Sunday's Savannah Morning News, Marcus Howard reported on recent estimates from the U.S. Census that show net migration to Chatham County was negative from 2007 to 2011. Simply put, more people moved out of Chatham County than moved into it.
So the final phase of the Truman Parkway is poised to open.
Insert your cynical comment here.
If you’re relatively new to town, you might not know that the project has taken decades.
And even if you think you’re well-versed in Truman Parkway history, you should read several rece...
Victor Dover found a receptive audience last week for his lecture "The Art of Street Design" at the SCAD Museum of Art.
Of course, some folks had to be there. The theater was largely filled with students whose attendance was compulsory.
One quiet night last week, a friend and I checked out Persepolis, the new restaurant at 41 Whitaker St., just north of Broughton.
It's worth noting right off the bat that Persepolis isn't entirely new.
I took a long walk through the beautiful, deserted streets of the Historic District on Wednesday evening.
I left my house in Thomas Square just a little after 6:30 p.m., and the roads were already as quiet as they would typically be after midnight.
Last fall, I wrote about the Georgia House Music Industry Study Committee’s forum in downtown Savannah. Five legislators heard from a variety of Savannahians involved with music education, cultural tourism, instrument manufacturing, recording, event promotion and related fields.
Savannah is not the only city having a public debate about its sound ordinance.
Just last week, the Bluffton Town Council tabled a proposed noise ordinance with some pretty strict limits that would have hit some Old Town businesses hard.
City Talk turned 13 years old in 2013. Let's hope this column's adolescence is as interesting as its childhood.
We've been tracking a number of different stories and trends here at City Talk. Sometimes the most important ones are the least interesting.
Prohibition ended on Dec. 5, 1933. Almost immediately thereafter, the Crystal Beer Parlor was born.
In January, the famed restaurant and bar will celebrate its 80th birthday with a week of special promotions.