Category: Quirkilicious

Fear Nothing But Fear Itself

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

This week’s blog is from Nana Johnson, SCAD graduate, Savannah entrepreneur, and eternal source of positive effervescence!  Read on as Nana shares insights on what keeps her pushing forward. FYI – – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding board for local thinkers, innovators, wanderers and wonderers. Guest bloggers share their thoughts, opinions and creative noodling from […]

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99 Rules to living in Savannah

Friday, July 20, 2007

Something fun from the newspaper yesterday – 99 Rules to living in Savannah. Check out the full list; I’ve posted the first ten below. Numbers 33 and 46 have been shockers to me since I moved here! Any of these hit close to home for you? 1. Complain. About anything. 2. Celebrate the solemn religious […]

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Video Follow-Up: The Great Ice Cream Run

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

MINI Coopers took over Savannah for The GREAT Ice Cream Run on the 7-day ice cream run from Sanford, Florida to Bar Harbor, Maine. MINI Cooper drivers stopped at homemade ice cream shops along the way to enjoy summer’s sweetest treat, including Savannah’s own Leopold’s. Check out local resident and MINI owner Murray Wilson enjoying […]

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Best Cities For Young Singles / Mid-Level Professionals

Friday, June 22, 2007

MSN has a slideshow on the Best Cities for Young Singles, and sorry, but Savannah is not listed. (In no particular order) 1.) Washington D.C. 2.) Denver, CO 3.) Austin, TX 4.) Raleigh, NC 5.) Lexington, KY Best Cities for Mid-Level Professionals: 1.) Portland, ME 2.) Huntsville, AL 3.) Kansas City, KS 4.) Boise, ID […]

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Hidden Savannah BBQ Joint?

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

With the 4th of July holiday fast approaching (it’s almost JULY already?!), ones mind begins to think of hot summer BBQ’s and delicious cold beverages. On a walk the other week, I passed by a run down restaurant sign for Pig & Pan’s Bar-B-Que nestled between two houses a block west of Barnard south of […]

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Savannah – Sweden Connection

Monday, June 11, 2007

An article in the Savannah Morning News highlights a growing connection between our Creative Coast and Sweden businesses. Johan Gustafson, a partner in the Swedish management consulting firm InfoSphere, was so taken with the opportunities for business relationships between Savannah and Sweden that he swiftly brought together the Savannah Economic Development Authority, The Creative Coast […]

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Looking To Get Away?

Monday, May 21, 2007

Anyone that nows me knows that I am a HUGE fan of spontaneous road trips. Driving, instead of flying, is a great way to see the country, and as a Geography major, there’s nothing I love more than landscapes (nerdCOUGHnerd). I always find road trips to be a perfect way to spend the day brainstorming […]

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Savannah Native or Not?

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

As I was driving around town the other day, I noticed a “Native” bumper sticker on a local car. I’ve seen these stickers in other states, Colorado, Oregon, you know, places where non-natives visit, fall in love with the area, and return permanently. I always find it amusing that people put these stickers on their […]

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Quirky Savannah Expressions

Monday, February 19, 2007

Has anyone noticed that in Savannah people say, “It’s nice to see you”, instead of “meet you”? Why is that? Is that because people might see each other more frequently and if they forget their names it is a more polite way of recovering? Or is it because Savannahians are so nice that it really […]

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