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.
There were some great developments in 2014 for the downtown restaurant scene, including a round of recent openings.
In the last few weeks, we've written about the new spots Dept. 7 East on Broughton Street and Bub-Ba-Q on Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anthropologie is now open at the southwest corner of Montgomery and Congress streets.
When I dropped by on Sunday afternoon, the store was humming with activity. There were obviously some serious shoppers, as well as some other curious browsers like me.
What a weekend.
Saturday featured the Live Oak Public Libraries' Savannah Children's Book Festival in Forsyth Park, the Telfair Art Fair in Telfair Square and the Savannah Food & Wine Festival's Taste of Savannah in Ellis Square.
Savannah has justifiably earned worldwide attention for its historic preservation efforts.
But we have lost many buildings over the years, and some of our historic neighborhoods are still dotted with empty lots.
Anthropologie is planning a Black Friday opening for the new store on Franklin Square. The space at the corner of Montgomery and Congress streets has been vacant since 606 East Café moved out over a decade ago.