Rock with true southern edge with T. Hardy Morris & Roadkill Ghost Choir in Savannah Saturday

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From the Facebook invitation for Roadkill Ghost Choir and T. Hardy Morris on Saturday, August 17th at The Jinx: They rocked out at Stopover ’13 and they’re coming back! Roadkill Ghost Choir was a fave for many and now’s your…

A little more clarity about future arena site in Savannah?

Longtime readers probably already know that I’ve written a lot over the years — at least as far back as 2005 — about potential sites for the new arena that was approved by Chatham County voters as part of the…

Analyst suggests little immediate impact of Panama Canal expansion on East Coast ports

From the Jacksonville Business Insider’s Panama Canal expansion might not impact East Coast immediately: Mark Szakonyi, an associate editor with the Journal of Commerce and former Business Journal logistics reporter, […] spoke Monday to Jacksonville’s Council of Supply Chain Management…

Fixing the road to Tybee: where’s the money?

I just wanted to suggest that readers who have safety concerns about Highway 80 — the road to Tybee — should check out a new article by Jeremy Scheinbart in Connect Savannah: Fixing Highway 80; Plans abound, but funding is…

The Queers – The Jinx – 09/13/13

Calculated Risk takes a look at U.S. population distribution by age, 1900-2060

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Bill McBride at Calculated Risk is fairly optimistic about the United States’ economic future. His position isn’t based on a sunny disposition — in fact, McBride was one of the first public commentators warning about the housing bubble and the…

Black Tusk at The Jinx – photos

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As I noted in a recent preview post, the Savannah-based metal trio Black Tusk took the stage of The Jinx on Friday night for one of their relatively rare local gigs. The band’s new EP Tend No Wounds is out…

Cigar Box Guitar Concert – Benefit for Ships of the Sea Museum – Dub’s Pub – 10/12/13

New production of classic tragedy “Medea” opening at Muse Arts Warehouse in Savannah

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4th World Theater is presenting a production of Euripides’ Medea at Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville Rd., in Savannah August 16-18 and August 23-24. All show times are 8 p.m., except for a Sunday matinee performance on August 18 at…

Updated: Lawyer retracts statement, WTOC pulls back from report that Deen lawsuit settled

From Don Logana at WTOC, Settlement reached in Paula Deen lawsuit [Update: see further statement from WTOC below]: Matt Billips, the attorney for the plaintiff Lisa Jackson, said paperwork will be filed later Monday. A court threw out racial aspect…

Whole Foods Market Savannah preview photos

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I was one of the 800 or so who took a preview tour of Savannah’s Whole Foods Market today. Obviously, since the store doesn’t open till Tuesday, not all the shelves and departments were stocked and merchandised as they will…

An update on Hugh Acheson’s planned restaurant, more Whole Foods info, and other Savannah foodie news

Eater is reporting today that Hugh Acheson’s Savannah Restaurant Will Definitely Be Called the Florence, Will Open in March 2014. From that piece: Hugh Acheson’s Savannah restaurant will be called the Florence, officially. He’d tentatively called it Vittoria at first,…