Author: Barry Kaufman

A Pretty (un)Common Story

The mandatory shutdown and social distancing guidelines did a number on Savannah’s restaurants. But Mike and Brandi Vaudrin innovated, survived and moved forward.

The Rise & Fall (& Rise) of Kathryn Dennis

Her reality show “Southern Charm” went on hiatus during quarantine, but that hasn’t stopped the drama. With filming set to resume, this flame-haired Southern belle opens up on motherhood, the battles she’s fought on camera and off and the legacy of her famous name.

All the Presidents' Heads

Tucked away on the back roads of Croaker, Virginia is an Easter Island of American history. For the first time ever, several remnants from the original tourist attraction that was open from 2004-2010 will be on display as accompaniments to the 42 decaying sculptures that have now fallen into a significant state of disrepair. The mementos that will be on display include several of the original placards, park signage, flags, gift shop items, authentic First Lady dresses and much more.

The Making of Savannah's Most Prestigious Hotel District

After more than eight years of intensive planning, inspired creation, occasional setbacks and one highly inconvenient global pandemic, plant riverside district has finally opened its doors. We spoke with a few of the people behind the scenes to find out what it was like turning an eyesore into an icon.

Dope Black Chef: Sean Freeman

Examine the culinary career of executive chef Sean Freeman and you’ll see that taking the reins at the common after serving as executive chef at Ordinary Pub isn’t just a move from one kitchen to the other. It’s a validation for more than a decade of hard work and learning.

Miss Sophie’s

While South’s Annual DineSouth event is on hold for 2020, these mouthwatering hotspots are still open for business and ready to serve up some seriously delicious cuisine.

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While South’s Annual DineSouth event is on hold for 2020, these mouthwatering hotspots are still open for business and ready to serve up some seriously delicious cuisine.

Jalapeños

While South’s Annual DineSouth event is on hold for 2020, these mouthwatering hotspots are still open for business and ready to serve up some seriously delicious cuisine.

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While South’s Annual DineSouth event is on hold for 2020, these mouthwatering hotspots are still open for business and ready to serve up some seriously delicious cuisine.

Travel In The Lowcountry: Bluffton South Carolina (B-Town)

Tucked along the bend of the majestic May River is a small town that has gained national attention for its homespun charm and lush Southern scenery. Join South for an insiders’ guide to the best places in B-Town to truly experience the Bluffton State of Mind.

lot 9 brewing co.

Travel In The Lowcountry: Bluffton South Carolina (B-Town): Perfectly brewed beer, great pairings and cool apparel and swag for those that want a souvenir.

Old Town Bluffton Inn

Travel In The Lowcountry: Bluffton South Carolina (B-Town): Immerse yourself in the blissful charm of Old Town Bluffton with a stay at a magnificent property right in its heart.

The Pearl Kitchen & Bar

Travel In The Lowcountry: Bluffton South Carolina (B-Town): The Bluffton experience isn’t complete without craft cocktails at The Pearl’s intimate bar.

Peaceful Henry's

Travel In The Lowcountry: Bluffton South Carolina (B-Town): The largest humidor and smoking lounge in the Lowcountry.

The Bluffton Room

Travel In The Lowcountry: Bluffton South Carolina (B-Town): Thoroughly established as Bluffton’s place to see-and-be-seen, The Bluffton Room is famous for its exquisite upscale cuisine and craft cocktails.

Bricco Ristorante

Travel In The Lowcountry: Bluffton South Carolina (B-Town): Bricco owner, Nino Catuogno serves up Authentic Italian with Southern Hospitality.

Sippin Cow

Travel In The Lowcountry: Bluffton South Carolina (B-Town): Set just off the village green in the Bluffton Promenade is this sleepy river town’s favorite spot for breakfast and lunch.

Alvin Ord’s

Travel In The Lowcountry: Bluffton South Carolina (B-Town): Sandwich lovers, your salvation is at hand.

The South's Fight Against a World Pandemic in Small Town Georgia

Albany, Georgia is not a town accustomed to the national spotlight. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit home, resulting in one of the worst outbreaks in this country, that spotlight burned bright. But it turns out the spotlight may have been the disinfectant this town needed.