South Magazine - Aug-Sept 2015

September Andaz Salon Featuring Piano in the Arts

Hotel guests and Savannah neighbors welcomed pianist and composer, Dr. Benjamin Warsaw, to the Andaz Hotel for their monthly Artist Salon on September 3rd. Dr. Warsaw and musical invited along his musical friends, Andrew Ripley and Rebecca Flaherty, to accompany him as he tickled the ivories and played a variety of favorites to the Salon guests. Chef Lauren Teague and her talented culinary team from the 22 Square Restaurant and Bar prepared a fantastic selection of tapas that were paired with the delicious peach champagne cocktail and sangria offered at the bar. Dr. Warsaw is the artistic director of the Armstrong Atlantic Piano in the Arts Series that begins on September 10th with a concert titled, "Songs you Know and Love." Photos by Diane Dodd Photography

Always Evolving

Anchored on the west end of City Market in the heart of Savannah's historic district, Belford's offers casual fine dining with a Southern flair and always features local ingredients that change with the seasons. Chef Douglas Miller's take on classic Southern comfort…


Dylann Roof's act of terror unleashed more than bullets. The furor over the flying of the confederate flag in public is a fire that didn't need more fuel.

The Last Man Standing?

Does Murray Silver have what it takes to be mayor of one of the most eccentric cities in the South? He's out to make a change in Savannah, but if he loses the fight, he vows he'll leave Savannah forever.

The Guide to Executive Dining

Savannah's high-end gastronomic wonderland presents a particular advantage to local businesses seeking to impress their clients and beat out the competition with a well-planned power lunch or dinner.

ClubSouth Chef's Table

We invited our Club South power professionals to a Chef’s Table Dinner at Rocks on the River, the Bohemian Hotel’s chic riverside restaurant, for an evening of networking and luxurious power dining.

Ain't Bad Magazine

Ain't Bad is a magazine produced by photographers Taylor Curry and Carson Sanders. Their magazine has a strong ideal of serving the past, check out the article for more.

Warrior Wife

Cover star and Army wife Tiffany Wilson discusses life with a husband who isn’t always around to help and shares her advice for other spouses dealing with the same challenges.

Savannah's Bloody Mary

Jeremy Diehl and his wife, Kelly Yambor, have taken on a new project—elevate the Bloody Mary. They’ve recently reinvented the classic staple of breakfasts and brunches everywhere to make it a Savannah original.

Governor Nathan Deal

Governor Nathan Deals talks about the importance of tourism as a growing industry in Georgia. Read more to learn about his conference on this topic.

Shotgun Gulf

Sporting clays is a recreational game that has emerged in the past couple of decades. Marty Fischer, a professional shooting instructor and writer gives us all the details on how the game works.

Smoke Cartel

After a rough experience, Sean Geng decided to start his own business Smoke Cartel. This online and retailer smoke shop located in Savannah provides its customers the best quality glass pipes and smoking gear.

Tough Justice

On Super Bowl Sunday in 2014, Savannah attorney Jamie Casino blew up our televisions with a two-minute commercial unlike anything we’d ever seen. There were no hot chicks eating Doritos; just Casino’s pain upon losing his brother.

Power Play Off the Grid

Real estate broker Lori Judge leads the way for Savannah in advancing solar energy use and living off of the Georgia Power energy grid. For the first time in its history, Savannah’s historic district hosts a solar-powered business at the office building of Judge Realty on Abercorn and Jones streets.

South’s Greatest Pets

Readers and fans nominated and voted for the South’s Greatest Pets, and your winners are here! Our furry best friends are some of the most important members of our families and what better way to show our appreciation than with fun tips and advice for pet owners everywhere.

High Cotton Grant Cardone

Sales-training guru and real-estate mogul Grant Cardone sat down with writer Paula Fogarty to talk about how he motivates employees in his own company and shares some of his top motivational practices to help people lead more productive lives.

Southern-Made Fish Hippie

Fish Hippie is a southern made apparel and wine brand boasting classy yet casual designs based on good company and the great Southern outdoors.

Meg Heap

Meg Heap’s efforts are evidence of her passion for victim advocacy and crime prevention. Read her interview with writer Paula Fogarty in this month’s issue on page 94.

Daufuskie Island Rum Company

Anthony Chase is accidentally living the successful serial entrepreneur’s dream. He’s a retired healthcare executive who’s found himself peddling—of all things—rum. In a steel building he helped build. On an island. And he loves it.

Crime Stoppers

Watch the news on TV, listen to the news on the radio, check out the crime reports on local media web sites. It makes you want to throw up your hands and say, “That’s it! I’m outta here!” Media, as well as locals, are pitching in to solve crimes in the Lowcountry.

Danny Falligant

Danny Falligant isn’t your average real-estate attorney. He’s been named a Georgia “Super Lawyer” and called the “Legal Elite” by Georgia Trend magazine, but his true mission in life is to save marriages. He may have the magic touch on his quest to save marriages and, just possibly, society at large.

Southern Sippin’

One of Savannah’s newest nightclubs, Élan, is on the tip of partygoers’ tongues this summer. Bartenders Elizabeth Hancock and Randi Cleveland show us how to mix some juicy cocktails.