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The City Market, a place that ended up being a bit of a letdown.

Savannah is Savannah

By     |    May 8, 2012
Posted in: Georgia     |    1 Comment

We added a stop in Savannah, GA to our southern tour after friends raved about its downtown layout. The houses are tightly packed together, but every few blocks, there’s a green square that serves as a general front yard and park. The streets are shaded by thick branches from nice, mature trees. But look up and you might glimpse a big, modern building through the Spanish moss-covered branches. It was […]

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Pinkie Master's: iconic Savannah dive bar.

Pinkie Master’s: Best Dive Bar in the South

By     |    May 8, 2012
Posted in: Bars, Booze, Beer, Etc., Georgia     |    1 Comment

Savannah is a drinking town. I’m not sure why. It’s one of seven places in the US where you can walk around with a drink (Las Vegas and New Orleans are also on that distinguished list along with Butte, MT). It’s not cruise ship traffic — Savannah doesn’t get any of that. Cruise ships land in Charleston. It’s odd — bars offer to-go drinks. It’s especially odd because of the […]

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Beers of our Fathers above the bar at Crystal Beer Parlor.

Savannah v. Charleston Showdown: Brew Pub Edition

By     |    May 7, 2012
Posted in: Georgia, South Carolina     |    No Comments

In this corner, Southend Brewery and Smokehouse, Charleston’s best downtown brewery! In the other corner, Crystal Beer Parlor, Savannah’s second-oldest bar and restaurant! It’s going to be a close one, folks! Service At Southend, things happen slowly, but the waitress makes up for it by pouring tortilla chips in Lisa’s lap. -100 points, Charleston. At CBP, things are equally slow-as-shit. No food ends up in either of our laps though, […]

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