Editor's Note: The Biggest and the Best

Editor's Note: The Biggest and the Best

You voted, and we counted
WE’VE BEEN putting together a Best of Savannah annual special issue for well over 20 years now, if you include an earlier incarnation of this newspaper called Creative Loafing Savannah.

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Ships of the Sea celebrates 200 years of the SS Savannah

May 22 is National Maritime Day. It was established in 1933 by Franklin Roosevelt in honor of the SS Savannah.

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Ayurvedic Remedy

New day spa opens in Habersham Village
FANS OF holistic healing, take note: a new Ayurvedic-focused spa is opening this weekend. Remedy SOS Day Spa celebrates its grand opening this Friday with live music by the Midtown Pickers, a raffle to benefit Red Clay Foundation, and a cupcake contest with local celebrity judges.

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Editor's Note: Hasty Arena decisions could haunt for years

City Manager Rob Hernandez -- starting a new job back in Florida in a few months-- gave Council an offer they couldn't refuse on his way out the door.

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Cookies for Choice

Planned Parenthood hosts special Mother’s Day fundraiser
THREE years ago, after the presidential election, a group of bakers from Atlanta turned their disappointment into something delicious. They baked 150 cookies a piece, boxed them, sold them, and donated the proceeds to Planned Parenthood.

Community

Editor's Note: SPLOST is coming

For the first time I can remember, there are political observers who think this round of SPLOST actually stands a chance of being defeated by the voters. It’s impossible to describe the shock wave this would send.

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Coastal Heritage Society begins management of Harper Fowlkes House

Named after Alida Harper Fowlkes, who bought the house in 1939 and managed it until her death in 1985, the home reopened as a museum in 2008

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Street Savvy: 25 years of Savannah Pedicab

A talk with Rusty Browne, founder of one of downtown’s most successful, unique, and long-running businesses
BEFORE "The Book" and Forrest Gump, before Uber and Airbnb, before swanky rooftop hotel bars and ubiquitous bachelorette parties, there was Russell "Rusty" Browne and Savannah Pedicab. In 2019, there’s still Rusty and his pedicabs.

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Geeks rejoice at Odin and Sons

Comic and collectibles store opens on May 4
'I feel like it's all meant to be. I think this industry is ready to grow'

Community

Remembering Matt Kohler

Moon River Cruise event raises awareness of aggressive auto drivers
Georgia state law requires a driver to leave not less than three feet when passing or following someone riding a bike

News Cycle

Editor's Note: Another week, another Arena controversy

The continued infighting over the largest single public works project in Savannah history comes in an election year, with the City Manager leaving town in two months, the Arena Development Manager abruptly departing recently, and with no permanent City Attorney on hand.

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Kehoe Iron Works recognized for historic preservation

Company founder Charles H. Morris receives Marguerite Williams Award from the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, presented each year to the project that has had the greatest impact on preservation in the state
CHARLES H. MORRIS, founder of Morris Multimedia, the Savannah-based parent company of Connect Savannah, was recognized April 12 at the 42nd annual Preservation Awards ceremony in Thomasville for his efforts to preserve the Kehoe Iron Works in Savannah. The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation presented 29 awards recognizing the best of preservation across the state.

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