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Conversation With Theaster Gates: On Finding the Sweetest Fodder for His Imagination

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.16.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

"Brick and clay have the potential to be... well, they only have the limitations of the maker."

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Savannah Stopover Sessions Part 2 - Electric Boogaloo?

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Here's part two of A-Sides' exclusive performances taken at the Savannah Stopover Festival last month. Again, watch some great bands performing grea...

The 5 Best Places To Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Hopper.com | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

The biggest and best celebrations are concentrated either in Ireland itself, or in that land across the water, where so many Irish immigrants settled in successive waves from the 17th century on.

A Festival For Everyone

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

Missing out on beads, beignets, and Bourbon Street? Don't worry, we've got you covered. We've discovered an option for just about everyone with enough...

Paula Deen To Open New Restaurant

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Paula Deen's comeback trail is leading her to the Smoky Mountains of east Tennessee. The Savannah, Ga.-based celebrity cook ...

Clarence Thomas: Supreme Court Injustice

Steve Nelson | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics
Steve Nelson

Clarence Thomas says, "Every person in this room has endured a slight," as though a white person's encounter with a thoughtless store clerk is roughly equivalent. In my New York City school, every single boy of color I've spoken with has experienced racial profiling.

Massive Fire Rages In Savannah

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2014 | Crime

By Kevin Murphy Feb 8 (Reuters) - A fire ignited 5,600 tons of stored rubber at a warehouse in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday, spreadi...

Great Getaways: Savannah

Budget Travel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If you're looking for a fun, affordable Southern getaway, visit Savannah, where you'll find the perfect mix of Southern hospitality, nightlife, and enough action to satisfy every food lover and history buff.

Shrimp and Grits: A Ghost Story

Judith Newton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Judith Newton

A dish of Shrimp and Grits had put me in touch with a hidden history, with one of the ways that slaves and descendants of slaves--long regarded as "other" by white Southerners--had deeply shaped Southern cuisine, culture, and identity.

The Top 10 Cities in the U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Earlier this year we all went mad for the "Friendliest and Unfriendliest U.S. Cities" list, and now we bring you the all around best. Napa's beautiful; Savannah, GA has "got it all"; New York is "electric." Agree? Disagree?

WATCH: Big Lizard Decomposes In Gruesome Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.09.2013 | Science

What happens to an animal's body after it dies? Find out in the Earth Unplugged video above, an amazing time-lapse from Sam Hume and Simon Baxter t...

"Savannah" Is Lovely To Look At But Difficult To Understand

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.14.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Movie Review Jackie K Cooper ...

Aisle View: Spouse Cheating in Old Savannah

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The Amoralists, that outlandishly unconventional troupe that regularly appears with unusual and eyebrow-raising theatrical fare dedicated to "plumbing the depths of the social, political, spiritual and sexual characteristics of human nature," has done it again.

WATCH: Georgia Waitress Finds And Returns $5K Left In Booth

Posted 07.26.2013 | Good News

When a waitress in Savannah, Ga., found an envelope filled with $5,000 in cash, she immediately decided to return it. She even knew exactly which c...

Unique Bed-and-Breakfasts Across America

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

For some travelers, a quiet hideaway with a cozy bed and luxurious amenities offers the perfect formula for a relaxing escape. But for those seeking a more unique experience, a bed-and-breakfast may just fit the bill.

Why the Paula Deen Controversy Is About Far More Than Words

Lisa Solod | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Lisa Solod

What this brouhaha shows is that we are not even close to being an inclusive society, despite having a black president, despite the inroads the women's movement has made, despite our sudden willingness to deal with immigration reform.

A River Runs Through It: 12 Amazing Riverside Hotels

Oyster | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
Oyster

"Sun and surf" might be the stuff of summer, but that doesn't mean a trip exclusively to the beach is in order. Some of our favorite summer destinatio...

Hotels That Offer Cooking Classes

Oyster | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Oyster

But cooking can actually be fun, especially if you have a master chef offering instructions. Plus, the best part of going to a cooking class? You don't have to do the cleanup!

The Most Romantic Hotels Of The South

Oyster | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Romance is alive and well below the Mason-Dixon line, where Southern charm makes everything seem more lovable.

PHOTOS: Creative Spring Break Ideas

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.12.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Avoid the beers and frat boys and head to these ten destinations -- from bustling cities to beach-side escapes -- for a sunny and surprising spring break getaway.

WATCH: GSU Investigating Whether Underground Vaults Housed Slaves

Posted 02.05.2013 | Black Voices

A group of scientists hopes to find out whether five large underground vaults were used to house slaves. So far, they've found little more than pig an...

Severed Head Found After SWAT Team Showdown

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 03.22.2013 | Crime

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Police went to Chad Moretz's home to ask him about a friend who had gone missing and quickly found themselves in a tense standof...

What's Next for Places?

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Style
Marian Salzman

There's nothing new in the need for places to grow their appeal and maintain it. Throughout history, attractive locations have acted as a magnet for people, economic activity and cultural life, which all boosted their power and attractiveness.

Disappearing Habitat, Disappearing Lions

Bill Chameides | Posted 02.05.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Savannahs are especially prevalent in Africa, covering much of the non-Saharan and what we think of as Africa's tropical forests (the non-wet ones) -- in all about 5.2 million square miles or almost 50 percent of the total continent. Good for the lions, right? Not exactly.

PHOTOS: Movie Tours For 2013

JustLuxe | Posted 03.26.2013 | Travel
JustLuxe

We've all heard that old axiom about life imitating art, but one specific part of our lives has come to imitate a singular type of art. Our vacations are now an occasion to follow the paths laid out in our favorite movies.