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  1. Widening roads isn't always a good ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Connect Savannah

    IF SAVANNAH is "the New Brooklyn" as hinted in a widely circulated Vogue magazine piece, is it reasonable to conclude Tybee is the New Coney Island? Last week Tybee Island Mayor Jason Buelterman called once again for something many New Brooklynites and New Coney Islanders will support: improvements to our version of the F train, known locally as "Tybee Road." The Georgia Department of Transportation's "SR 26 / US 80 Bridges Replacement Project" proposes changes designed to, "improve travel between Savannah and Tybee Island and to ensure the integrity of the US 80 bridges."

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  2. 'Schummthing' special on TybeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Connect Savannah

    THE ONLY thing I love more than fried chicken is clever wordplay, and Kurtis and Sarah Schumm have managed to satisfy my hankering for both on the south end of Tybee Island. The proprietors of Tybee Island Social Club and Fish Camp recently added Schumm's Chicken & Schrimp Hut to their island foodie empire, and the surname puns abound.

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  3. Jefferson Ross, Stan Ray @Tybee Island Social ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Connect Savannah

    PROLIFIC Georgia songwriter Jefferson Ross celebrates the release of a new album, Live at Hillbilly Haiku , on Tybee Island this weekend. Performing alongside fellow Savannah Songwriters Series co-founder Stan Ray , Ross will share songs from across his storied career.

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  4. Tony Arata, Leslie Satcher @Tybee Post TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    Tony Arata was born right here in Savannah, grew up on Tybee Island, and earned a degree in journalism right up the road at Georgia Southern University. While going to school in Statesboro, Arata began playing in bands and sharing his original compositions with the locals.

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  5. Slay All DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Connect Savannah

    AH, Tybee Island. Miley Cyrus shared a passionate kiss on your pier for The Last Song .

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  6. Matt Eckstine: - I felt an urgency to do it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    For six years, the group swept up awards and hearts with their roots-inspired acoustic originals, releasing two studio LPs, two live albums, and an EP. On February 3, 2017, the band said farewell-for-now as bassist Zach Smith and fiddle player Colleen Heine moved across the country to start a family .

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  7. Tybee Cottage Art Gallery paints the town blueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    ON THE winding drive onto Tybee Island, just in front of Huc-a-Poo's, sits the Tybee Cottage Art Gallery, a thriving co-op with 23 showing artists and a whole lot of art. For the month of June, the co-op brings their work to the mainland with "Shades of Blue," hanging now at Blick Art Supply on Broughton.

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  8. Juneteenth means freedom all month longRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    The week of June 8, the Telfair hosts its annual Juneteenth program, featuring Jamaican attorney Miguel Lorne who will discuss a Savannah free preacher's connection with the Caribbean. WHEN President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation that granted freedom to America's slaves in September of 1862, it was supposed to go into effect January 1, 1863.

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  9. Dining in the Dunes: The Deck Beachbar and Kitchen on TybeeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    TYBEE ISLAND consistently serves as oasis for Savannahians seeking tranquility and repose. Its breezy hang-loose vibe cultivates the ideal climate for beachfront dining.

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  10. Mary Kay Andrews Cookbook signing for Meals on WheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews will sign THE BEACH HOUSE COOKBOOK at Seaside Sisters as a fundraiser for Tybee Meals on Wheels on Saturday, May 20, from 1-4 p.m. Mary Kay's book signings are always a celebration, but this year, with her first cookbook, shot in and around her Tybee Island beach house, is a special occasion, featuring refreshments, a silent auction and raffle drawings with proceeds donated to Tybee Meals on Wheels.

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  11. Cooking at the beach with Mary Kay AndrewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    WHEN WE last spoke with beloved author Mary Kay Andrews in 2012, she'd just launched her 19th novel Spring Fever , which climbed to No. 5 on the New York Times Bestseller List and could be seen peeking out of beach bags everywhere as the season's delightfully unrequired summer reading.

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  12. Pilot exercise program for Parkinson's disease is a knockoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    The tiny septuagenarian has on a pair of blue and white boxing gloves, and nothing is going to stop her from smacking one of the heavy bags at the Anderson Cohen Weightlifting Center. The fact that she's in a wheelchair doesn't keep her fists from pounding out a steady rhythm - thunk, kathunk thunk - as coach Gary Pauley shouts encouragement.

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  13. Dial in to WRUU at 107.5Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Connect Savannah

    IT's TAKEN almost four years and thousands of donated dollars, but WRUU is finally broadcasting eclectic tunes and thoughtful talk from its new home at 107.5 on the FM dial. Calling itself "local radio with a global soul," Savannah Soundings can now be heard on car stereos and through headphones from downtown to midtown to Georgetown to Pooler, with signals reported as far away as Tybee Island.

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  14. New Art March Parade and Festival travels one happy mile through StarlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    THERE'S A BIT of a standing, good-natured joke around our office that every issue of Connect has to have some story involving Clinton Edminster. The director of Art Rise Savannah and owner of Starlandia Supply is one of Savannah's most engaging and energetic young creative thinkers and doers.

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  15. CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    IT's TAKEN almost four years and thousands of donated dollars, but WRUU is finally broadcasting eclectic tunes and thoughtful talk from its new home at 107.5 on the FM dial. Calling itself "local radio with a global soul," Savannah Soundings can now be heard on car stereos and through headphones from downtown to midtown to Georgetown to Pooler, with signals reported as far away as Tybee Island.

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  16. The winning trifecta of Soul ProprietorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    It's a simple equation: Three local businesses plus three local charities, divided up amongst three local film crews. The resulting films are ranked, and the winner walks away with a four-figure check.

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  17. Off-duty Tybee officer killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police responded to a report of a motorcycle hit by an SUV on Ogeechee Road near Southwest Middle School around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 8. "A motorcyclist was travelling north on Ogeechee Road and was struck by an SUV turning east from the southbound lanes of Ogeechee Rd. The motorcyclist, off-duty Officer Tron T. Lewis, 32, of the Tybee Island Police Department, succumbed to the injuries received in the crash," a police spokesperson reports. "Officer Lewis was not on duty at the time of the crash.

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  18. New Art March Parade and Festival travels one happy mile through StarlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    THERE'S A BIT of a standing, good-natured joke around our office that every issue of Connect has to have some story involving Clinton Edminster. The director of Art Rise Savannah and owner of Starlandia Supply is one of Savannah's most engaging and energetic young creative thinkers and doers.

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  19. Editor's Note: Vote on Orange Crush lacks moral authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    I LEARNED a few things from the reader response to a recent column, " Tony Thomas and his many enablers ," in which I devoted a small percentage of space to a comparison of St. Patrick's Day and Orange Crush. Unsurprisingly for those familiar with how Savannah works, that little segment garnered the vast bulk of responses to the piece.

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  20. Dial in to WRUU at 107.5Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Connect Savannah

    It's taken almost four years and thousands of donated dollars, but WRUU is finally broadcasting eclectic tunes and thoughtful talk from its new home at 107.5 on the FM dial. Calling itself "local radio with a global soul," Savannah Soundings can now be heard on car stereos and through headphones from downtown to midtown to Georgetown to Pooler, with signals reported as far away as Tybee Island.

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