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Savannah’s Squares, zero Covid cases & Bruce Hornsby

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Local Weather


Today – 🌧️ Rain | 68 🌡️ |💨 West wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%

Tonight – 🌧️ Cloudy | 51 🌡️ |💨 West wind around 6 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60%. 


Quote of the day

We must believe that we are gifted for something.

-Marie Curie

History of Savannah’s Squares


In 1733, when General James Oglethorpe first placed boots on the ground we call Savannah, he had an ambitious plan for the layout of the city out in a way that was sensible, simple to navigate, and also gave the people of this new city areas to go out and do things in public. This is why General Oglethorpe thought of the idea of spreading Savannah’s city Savannah across a grid that included Squares, which were open spaces that were designed for public use and spread across the grid. The Squares were initially used to practice drills and exercises in the military, however, these days they are a place with beauty and historical significance.

As locals, we find it soo relaxing to head to one of the Squares, listen to music being played and drift off into a much simpler time. When visiting Savannah, make sure you leave some time to explore the Squares of Savannah. There are 22 remaining today (there used to be 24).

As Savannah was being developed, it was constructed around the Squares. These Squares were the foundation of present-day Savannah.

All of our Squares provide an opportunity to relive Savannah’s past. Explore the historic homes and historical buildings. Look at the interiors of the houses that provide tours. It’s all part of the things that make Savannah wonderful and you owe it to yourself to visit.

Did you even know?

Elbert as well as Liberty Squares have been sacrificed in order to advance the development of Savannah. They are both just a tiny portion of their original area. Ellis Square was at one time, paved, but it was restored and it is one of the well-known squares in Savannah.

Around Town


St. Joseph’s/Candler lifts visitor restrictions, still requires masks
St. Joseph’s/Candler lifted restrictions on visitation Tuesday, citing the decreasing number of newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases. While there are no restrictions on visit… Read more.
St. Joseph’s/Candler lifts visitor restrictions, still requires masks
St. Joseph’s/Candler lifted restrictions on visitation Tuesday, citing the decreasing number of newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases. While there are no restrictions on visit… Read more.
First time in 734 days, Memorial Health celebrates zero active COVID-19 cases
Doctors at Memorial Health said on Wednesday said they had zero active COVID-19 cases in the hospital for the first time in 734 days. The Memorial Health ICU team and… Read more.
First time in 734 days, Memorial Health celebrates zero active COVID-19 cases
Doctors at Memorial Health said on Wednesday said they had zero active COVID-19 cases in the hospital for the first time in 734 days. The Memorial Health ICU team and… Read more.
CEMA officials explain how residents can prepare for upcoming Tornado season
It’s tornado season in the Coastal Empire and as severe weather picks up, the Chatham Emergency Management Agency team said people should be prepared at all times. Officials said March,… Read more.
CEMA officials explain how residents can prepare for upcoming Tornado season
It’s tornado season in the Coastal Empire and as severe weather picks up, the Chatham Emergency Management Agency team said people should be prepared at all times. Officials said March,… Read more.
Apartments planned for historic Savannah school building
A former school building in Savannah that’s over a century old is now getting some new life. The 38th Street School has sat vacant for nearly a decade, but developers… Read more.
Apartments planned for historic Savannah school building
A former school building in Savannah that’s over a century old is now getting some new life. The 38th Street School has sat vacant for nearly a decade, but developers… Read more.
SMFJazz Academy in full swing
An essential aspect of the Savannah Music Festival’s mission is to stimulate arts education within the community. This is especially true for children and young… Read more.
SMFJazz Academy in full swing
An essential aspect of the Savannah Music Festival’s mission is to stimulate arts education within the community. This is especially true for children and young… Read more.

What’s happening


Today

March Creative Coast Social at Starland Yard
Join us for our March Social at Starland Yard! Come meet other techies, creatives, founders, and innovators in the Savannah area…Why attend a Creative Coast Social?Creative Coast Socials are a… Read more.
March Creative Coast Social at Starland Yard
Join us for our March Social at Starland Yard! Come meet other techies, creatives, founders, and innovators in the Savannah area…Why attend a Creative Coast Social?Creative Coast Socials are a… Read more.
Soul of Savannah Live Portrait Drawing at Collins Quarter Forsyth
Get your personal portrait drawn by a local artist, while luxuriating in beautiful Forsyth Park, with live music & drinks!Soak in the sun in the heart of Forsyth Park while… Read more.
Soul of Savannah Live Portrait Drawing at Collins Quarter Forsyth
Get your personal portrait drawn by a local artist, while luxuriating in beautiful Forsyth Park, with live music & drinks!Soak in the sun in the heart of Forsyth Park while… Read more.
Buy Local Savannah March Luncheon at Cohens Retreat 
Buy Local Savannah March Luncheon at Cohen’s Retreat happening at Cohen’s Retreat, 5715 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, United States on Thu Mar 24 2022 at 10:00 am to 01:00 pm Read more.
Buy Local Savannah March Luncheon at Cohens Retreat 
Buy Local Savannah March Luncheon at Cohen’s Retreat happening at Cohen’s Retreat, 5715 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, United States on Thu Mar 24 2022 at 10:00 am to 01:00 pm Read more.
Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens Show
132 people interested. Rated 4.3 by 7 people. Check out who is attending ✭ exhibiting ✭ speaking ✭ schedule & agenda ✭ reviews ✭ timing ✭ entry ticket fees. 2022… Read more.
Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens Show
132 people interested. Rated 4.3 by 7 people. Check out who is attending ✭ exhibiting ✭ speaking ✭ schedule & agenda ✭ reviews ✭ timing ✭ entry ticket fees. 2022… Read more.
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We have a great selection of tickets, at the best prices, with low fees for all major games and events. Buy tickets for the National Finals Rodeo, World Series, Super… Read more.
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We have a great selection of tickets, at the best prices, with low fees for all major games and events. Buy tickets for the National Finals Rodeo, World Series, Super… Read more.
Life Drawing with Soul of Savannah
Life Drawing with Soul of Savannah Hosted By David Powell. Event starts on Thursday, 24 March 2022 and happening at 1004 W 52nd St, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy Tickets,… Read more.
Life Drawing with Soul of Savannah
Life Drawing with Soul of Savannah Hosted By David Powell. Event starts on Thursday, 24 March 2022 and happening at 1004 W 52nd St, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy Tickets,… Read more.
Chart House + Orin Swift Wine Dinner – Savannah
Chart House + Orin Swift Wine Dinner – Savannah Hosted By Chart House. Event starts on Thursday, 24 March 2022 and happening at Chart House, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy… Read more.
Chart House + Orin Swift Wine Dinner – Savannah
Chart House + Orin Swift Wine Dinner – Savannah Hosted By Chart House. Event starts on Thursday, 24 March 2022 and happening at Chart House, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy… Read more.

Friday

SOUL IN SAVANNAH
Mr. Lenny Williams creator of the Love song “Because I Love You,” along with THE SUGAA SHACK MAN and Hosted by Comedienne Barbara Carlyle Read more.
SOUL IN SAVANNAH
Mr. Lenny Williams creator of the Love song “Because I Love You,” along with THE SUGAA SHACK MAN and Hosted by Comedienne Barbara Carlyle Read more.
Legends of Rock – The Best of the Tribute Bands 2-Day Event/ Friday Tickets
Coach’s Corner presents Legends of Rock – The Best of the Tribute Bands! Coming to the Soundgarden this Spring! Get your tickets now!Legends of Rock is a unique event where… Read more.
Legends of Rock – The Best of the Tribute Bands 2-Day Event/ Friday Tickets
Coach’s Corner presents Legends of Rock – The Best of the Tribute Bands! Coming to the Soundgarden this Spring! Get your tickets now!Legends of Rock is a unique event where… Read more.
Welcome to AARP Near You – AARP
Welcome to AARP Near You – AARP Read more.
Welcome to AARP Near You – AARP
Welcome to AARP Near You – AARP Read more.
IPC – St. Patrick’s Day – Cultural Exchange
Are you a SCAD international student? Please join us for a traditional “St. Patrick’s Day” meal and to learn more about American Culture. Read more.
IPC – St. Patrick’s Day – Cultural Exchange
Are you a SCAD international student? Please join us for a traditional “St. Patrick’s Day” meal and to learn more about American Culture. Read more.
Mystik Models Savannah
Mystik Models Savannah . Event starts on Friday, 25 March 2022 and happening at Girl Scout First Headquarters, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy Tickets, Price information. Read more.
Mystik Models Savannah
Mystik Models Savannah . Event starts on Friday, 25 March 2022 and happening at Girl Scout First Headquarters, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy Tickets, Price information. Read more.
Big Boogie at Elan (Fri. Mar 25th)
Tickets will ALWAYS be available at the door! Read more.
Big Boogie at Elan (Fri. Mar 25th)
Tickets will ALWAYS be available at the door! Read more.
Show: Palmetto Quilt Festival
Quilt Festival displaying over 150 quilts. Entries to be judged. We have over 14 vendors and demos along with Boutique items, Vintage Market, Raffle Quilt, Basket Raffle & Silent Auction.… Read more.
Show: Palmetto Quilt Festival
Quilt Festival displaying over 150 quilts. Entries to be judged. We have over 14 vendors and demos along with Boutique items, Vintage Market, Raffle Quilt, Basket Raffle & Silent Auction.… Read more.

Saturday

Welcome to AARP Near You – AARP
The Savannah Boat Show, now in its 20th year, is located on Hutchinson Island, Georgia, overlooking the Savannah River and on the South Carolina border. Saturday & Sunday Read more.
Welcome to AARP Near You – AARP
The Savannah Boat Show, now in its 20th year, is located on Hutchinson Island, Georgia, overlooking the Savannah River and on the South Carolina border. Saturday & Sunday Read more.
Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers | Lucas Theatre for the Arts
Bruce Hornsby, the creatively insatiable pianist and singer-songwriter from Williamsburg, Virginia, always has succeeded on his exceptional gifts, his training and his work ethic. He has returned to traditional American… Read more.
Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers | Lucas Theatre for the Arts
Bruce Hornsby, the creatively insatiable pianist and singer-songwriter from Williamsburg, Virginia, always has succeeded on his exceptional gifts, his training and his work ethic. He has returned to traditional American… Read more.
Mermaid Fantasy by Phil Musen: March 3rd – 26th, 2022
Mermaid Fantasy by Phil Musen: March 3rd – 26th, 2022 Hosted By Sulfur Studios. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA. Register or… Read more.
Mermaid Fantasy by Phil Musen: March 3rd – 26th, 2022
Mermaid Fantasy by Phil Musen: March 3rd – 26th, 2022 Hosted By Sulfur Studios. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA. Register or… Read more.
Spring De Soto Street Market
Spring De Soto Street Market Hosted By Two Tides Brewing Company. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Two Tides Brewing Company, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy… Read more.
Spring De Soto Street Market
Spring De Soto Street Market Hosted By Two Tides Brewing Company. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Two Tides Brewing Company, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy… Read more.
ETCHED IN STONE MUSIC EVENT
ETCHED IN STONE MUSIC EVENT Hosted By Southbound Brewing Company. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Southbound Brewing Company, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy Tickets, Price… Read more.
ETCHED IN STONE MUSIC EVENT
ETCHED IN STONE MUSIC EVENT Hosted By Southbound Brewing Company. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Southbound Brewing Company, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy Tickets, Price… Read more.
Eric Culberson – Congress Street Social Club
A veteran of the Savannah music scene, Culberson spent years cultivating his skills as an artist as well as local and regional relationships. He’s well-known for his amazing guitar skills, soulful voice, and friendly demeanor. Read more.
Eric Culberson – Congress Street Social Club
A veteran of the Savannah music scene, Culberson spent years cultivating his skills as an artist as well as local and regional relationships. He’s well-known for his amazing guitar skills, soulful voice, and friendly demeanor. Read more.
Saturday Night Live! 3/26/22 @ Island Breeze Savannah
Saturday Night Live! 3/26/22 @ Island Breeze Savannah Hosted By Savannah Events brought to you by LsssUp Ent. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Island Breeze,… Read more.
Saturday Night Live! 3/26/22 @ Island Breeze Savannah
Saturday Night Live! 3/26/22 @ Island Breeze Savannah Hosted By Savannah Events brought to you by LsssUp Ent. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Island Breeze,… Read more.
CherryBomb performs @Legends of Rock at Coachs Corner in Savannah Georgia
CherryBomb performs @Legends of Rock at Coachs Corner in Savannah Georgia Hosted By CherryBomb. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Coachs Corner, Savannah, GA. Register or… Read more.
CherryBomb performs @Legends of Rock at Coachs Corner in Savannah Georgia
CherryBomb performs @Legends of Rock at Coachs Corner in Savannah Georgia Hosted By CherryBomb. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Coachs Corner, Savannah, GA. Register or… Read more.
Capra, Depressor, Lumen, Steel Circuit
Capra, Depressor, Lumen, Steel Circuit Hosted By LUMEN. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at The Sentient Bean, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy Tickets, Price information. Read more.
Capra, Depressor, Lumen, Steel Circuit
Capra, Depressor, Lumen, Steel Circuit Hosted By LUMEN. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at The Sentient Bean, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy Tickets, Price information. Read more.
Festival of Rock presents: Head Games—a Tribute to Foreigner
Festival of Rock presents: Head Games—a Tribute to Foreigner Hosted By Head Games – A Tribute to Foreigner. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Savannah, Georgia,… Read more.
Festival of Rock presents: Head Games—a Tribute to Foreigner
Festival of Rock presents: Head Games—a Tribute to Foreigner Hosted By Head Games – A Tribute to Foreigner. Event starts on Saturday, 26 March 2022 and happening at Savannah, Georgia,… Read more.
One Night Only: Culture & Comedy
Join us for another ONE NIGHT ONLY comedy event with the GAFollowers showcase!!Culture & ComedySat, March 26th, 2022DOORS 730pm |Masks enc| 18+———Presented by GAFollowers!———- “One Night Only” is a recurring… Read more.
One Night Only: Culture & Comedy
Join us for another ONE NIGHT ONLY comedy event with the GAFollowers showcase!!Culture & ComedySat, March 26th, 2022DOORS 730pm |Masks enc| 18+———Presented by GAFollowers!———- “One Night Only” is a recurring… Read more.
2022 Howard Cohen Classic Weightlifting Championships
DATE: March 26, 2022 PLACE: Anderson-Cohen Weightlifting Center TIME: All weigh-ins will occur 2 hours prior to session start time. SessiPLACE: Anderson-Cohen Weightlifting CenterTIME: All weigh-ins will occur 2 hours… Read more.
2022 Howard Cohen Classic Weightlifting Championships
DATE: March 26, 2022 PLACE: Anderson-Cohen Weightlifting Center TIME: All weigh-ins will occur 2 hours prior to session start time. SessiPLACE: Anderson-Cohen Weightlifting CenterTIME: All weigh-ins will occur 2 hours… Read more.

Sunday

Weekly Wine Tasting at The Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market
Weekly wine tasting with a beverage professtional at The Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market. Read more.
Weekly Wine Tasting at The Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market
Weekly wine tasting with a beverage professtional at The Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market. Read more.
Tybee Island Kaye’s Paradise Kirtan Party
Tybee Island Kaye’s Paradise Kirtan Party Hosted By FlaviaKrsna&Gershone. Event starts on Sunday, 27 March 2022 and happening at Tybee Island, Georgia, Tybee Island, GA. Register or Buy Tickets, Price… Read more.
Tybee Island Kaye’s Paradise Kirtan Party
Tybee Island Kaye’s Paradise Kirtan Party Hosted By FlaviaKrsna&Gershone. Event starts on Sunday, 27 March 2022 and happening at Tybee Island, Georgia, Tybee Island, GA. Register or Buy Tickets, Price… Read more.
Trivia in the Beer Garden
Trivia in the Beer Garden Hosted By Moon River Brewing Company. Event starts on Sunday, 7 August 2022 and happening at Moon River Brewing Company, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy… Read more.
Trivia in the Beer Garden
Trivia in the Beer Garden Hosted By Moon River Brewing Company. Event starts on Sunday, 7 August 2022 and happening at Moon River Brewing Company, Savannah, GA. Register or Buy… Read more.
Savannah Jazz Monthly Concert Series, Randy Napoleon
Presenting jazz guitarist, Randy Napoleon, back at the DeSoto.This concert is free for members (but must make an RSVP), $30 for guests.Cocktails at 4:20, Doors open at 4:40DUE TO LIMITED… Read more.
Savannah Jazz Monthly Concert Series, Randy Napoleon
Presenting jazz guitarist, Randy Napoleon, back at the DeSoto.This concert is free for members (but must make an RSVP), $30 for guests.Cocktails at 4:20, Doors open at 4:40DUE TO LIMITED… Read more.
Remembering Ray Brown: Christian McBride, Benny Green and Jeff Hamilton / Sean Jones Quartet – Savannah Music Festival
Christian McBride is a six-time Grammy Award-winning bassist/composer, the host of NPR’s Jazz Night in America, and artistic director of the Newport Jazz Festival. Since the early 1990’s Christian McBride… Read more.
Remembering Ray Brown: Christian McBride, Benny Green and Jeff Hamilton / Sean Jones Quartet – Savannah Music Festival
Christian McBride is a six-time Grammy Award-winning bassist/composer, the host of NPR’s Jazz Night in America, and artistic director of the Newport Jazz Festival. Since the early 1990’s Christian McBride… Read more.
Savannah Veg Fest 2022! w/ Chef AJ + Plant Based INFLUENCERS
Eventbrite – aPlantBasedDiet.org 501(c)(3) non-profit presents Savannah Veg Fest 2022! w/ Chef AJ + Plant Based INFLUENCERS – Sunday, March 27, 2022 at Forsyth Park Band Shell, Savannah, GA. Find… Read more.
Savannah Veg Fest 2022! w/ Chef AJ + Plant Based INFLUENCERS
Eventbrite – aPlantBasedDiet.org 501(c)(3) non-profit presents Savannah Veg Fest 2022! w/ Chef AJ + Plant Based INFLUENCERS – Sunday, March 27, 2022 at Forsyth Park Band Shell, Savannah, GA. Find… Read more.

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