Author: Lauren Flemming

Dine South 2021-22: Jalapenos

Family-owned since 1997, Jalapeno’s has been serving fresh, authentic Mexican food in an atmosphere as festive as a fiesta for more than 20 years.

Dine South 2021-22: Burnt Church Distillery

Founded by brothers, Billy and Sean Watterson, the mission of Burnt Church Distillery is to craft authentic, Lowcountry spirits that honor local history while giving back to the community that it serves.

Beach Dining: Tybee Island, GA

Summer is in full swing; patios and docks are packed with sun-kissed faces and familiar smiles. Boaters have perfected their wave, and the sunscreen is flowing along with the next Southern heatwave. ‘Tis the season for all the seafood you can eat—likely fresh caught that very morning. Beach and-creek-side hotspots are culinary gems in the seafood world, but the views from the table are even better. South scoured Tybee Island for all of the top spots that guaranteed a beach experience—from casual to elegant atmosphere and everything in between. We’ve got the spots, you bring the ocean-sized appetite.

Beach Dining: Coco's Sunset Grille

Summer is in full swing; patios and docks are packed with sun-kissed faces and familiar smiles. Boaters have perfected their wave, and the sunscreen is flowing along with the next Southern heatwave. ‘Tis the season for all the seafood you can eat—likely fresh caught that very morning. Beach and-creek-side hotspots are culinary gems in the seafood world, but the views from the table are even better. South scoured Tybee Island for all of the top spots that guaranteed a beach experience—from casual to elegant atmosphere and everything in between. We’ve got the spots, you bring the ocean-sized appetite.

Charter on the Coastal South

From the picture-perfect Colleen — one of 10 surviving vessels of its kind left in the world. This rare, stunning relic of American maritime design history sets sail in Charleston Harbor and its surrounding islands in timeless nautical fashion.

Cotton Candy Charleston

This season calls for trading in sweatpants and doing it up; as restrictions are lifted, so are restraints on fashion. As we roar into the rest of the 2020’s, think grandeur, glitz and glamour. These looks would give Gatsby a run for his money.

Salty Frog Gear

When Tyler Merritt describes grappling with post-war emotions and the adrenaline-seeking behavior in military veteran culture, there’s a glimpse into the unabashed dedication and passion that is infused in every aspect of what he does. “There’s nothing more exhilarating than being shot at,” he tells me — and I believe him. And it’s this sentiment that opens a window into the world of Nine Line Apparel.

South’s Greatest Bosses

The reputation of a great boss is not only measured in profits, but by the success of their team. Each of South’s 2021 Greatest Bosses contest winners were not selected by financial margins, but by the endorsement of their employees, community and peers. They come from a variety of different fields—medicine, real estate, food service, creative, etc.—but all share common leadership qualities; and, they can’t stop talking about their teams!

Murder on Middle Beach

What does a 2010 cold-case murder in Connecticut have to do with an alumnus of Savannah College of Art and Design? Young filmmaker, Madison Hamburg, found something of a safe harbor in Savannah as he dove into his past to make sense of his future.

Mini Pig, Big World

Oliver may be a mini pig, but his heart is big and his travels are far and wide. This pig is racking up some serious miles with his humans and doggy sidekick.

Gunner’s Three-Legged Comeback

What has three legs, fluffy, snow-white fur and a heart of gold? That’s Gunner, face of the SD Gunner Fund, based in Savannah, Georgia.

Companions for Heroes

To this organization, “heroes” not only refers to heroes in the military, but to heroes here at home, too. Every time an animal in need is paired with a hero, two lives are saved.