They Might Be Friendly Giants

‘Grow with Google’ event interfaces with local entrepreneurs and small businesses
LAST WEEK was recognized as "National Small Business Week" by The U.S. Small Business Administration. "More than half of all Americans either work for or own a small business," said SBA Administrator Linda McMahon in a recent letter on the administration’s website.

Summer picks up STEAM

Second annual STEAM Fest set for this Saturday
SCHOOL IS winding down and summer is just around the corner.

Poverty Simulation, Part Three: Tough Choices

I arrived at the Pawn Shop and Gun Store with our family's prized widescreen TVs, valued at $350 each. 'I'll give you 90 bucks,' said the cashier. As she was counting my money, I could see across the room that our chairs had already been turned upside-down and branded with the orange 'evicted' sign.

Poverty Simulation, Part Two: What’s fair?

When you sense the game is rigged, cheating becomes the only path to success.

Poverty Simulation, Part One: It’s not a game

The Step Up Savannah project educates about generational poverty. 'It's easy to see how wealth is passed down through generations, but after depending on my simulated family, I saw how lack of wealth is also passed down.'

Tiny houses, big benefits

A new initiative from Cindy Kelley and the Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless aims for 75 affordable homes, most of them 128 square feet, on 3.5 acres of land off Wheaton Street. Two earlier site locations failed because of community opposition.

Short-term vacation rentals, long-term headache?

Lawsuits and legislation are pending
The amended ordinance delineated specific zones where registered owners of STVRs are allowed to operate and implements a cap on STVRs within city wards

Savannah Bananas' Jesse Cole will help you Find Your Yellow Tux

Team owner's new book has a-peeling life tips for personal and business strategy
MOST OF SAVANNAH knows Jesse Cole best from his role at Savannah Banana games, as the Man in the Yellow Tux.

Start the year with self-defense

New classes begin Jan. 9 at Fit912Savannah
While the culture has a long way to go in shifting the bull’s eye, there are ways to keep from becoming a victim

New parking app eases the downtown tangle

The ParkSavannah app already accounts for nearly 20 percent of parking transactions.

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