Month: August 2012

Bloomberg: Container lines losing price battle

With so many East Coast ports rushing headlong to expand capacity and with such uncertainties in global trade, I’m left wondering if the complex economic analysis of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project by the Corps of Engineers adequately took into account various scenarios that might have seemed unlikely a few years ago.

A short review of “Avenue Q” at the Bay Street Theatre at Club One

Last Sunday evening’s production of Avenue Q at the Bay Street Theatre came pretty close to selling out, so if you’re interested in checking out the show on its final weekend, you better reserve tickets right away.

A few thoughts and images from Luis Urrea’s talk in Savannah

On Tuesday evening, Luis Alberto Urrea (The Devil’s Highway, Queen of America, and a dozen other books) gave the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home’s 4th Ashley and Terry Ursrey Memorial Lecture at Trinity United Methodist Church in Savannah.

How should Savannah City Council respond to growing controversy over City Manager’s travel spending?

Concrete steps that Savannah City Council can take.

Dueling TV ads in Georgia House District 12: John Barrow vs. National Republican Congressional Committee

Open the post for the NRCC ad targeting Barrow as well as the Barrow campaign’s new ad, which is airing even before Lee Anderson or Rick Allen is confirmed as his opponent in the general election.


NYT notes experts’ skepticism about port expansions and costs

Christopher Lytle, executive director of the Port of Long Beach: “There’s just not going to be a huge movement of cargo from the West Coast to the East Coast.”

Guttermouth / New Threat / Powerball – The Wormhole – 09/15/12

The California-based punk band Guttermouth has been around for more than 20 years.

Patti Smith and Russell Crowe sing “Because the Night” at hostel in Reykjavik, Iceland: WHAT?

Amazing video embedded.


Housing market slowly improving

Like in the nation as a whole, the Savannah housing market is slowly mending.

“Desires of the Heart” update: director’s video blog, social media chronicle filming

After the Savannah portion of the shoot, Desires of the Heart will continue filming in India. Images and video embedded.

After two dramatic days, The Red & Black might once again have student editors with final say on content

Before most matters were resolved, publisher Harry Montevideo and reporter Joshua Buce with Grady Newsource were in a physical altercation. Video and image embedded.

What is the Savannah sound?

In a post last week, Savannah Red asked, “What Is The Savannah Sound?”