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Jekyll Island: A Festival of the Senses

Southern Living’s Shrimp & Grits Festival, Sept. 14 to 16, is just another excuse to visit Jekyll Island, a historic piece of Georgia coastline — or, as a friend put it: “Nantucket on a budget.”

Georgetowner Was First Miss America

Margaret Gorman was crowned “Miss America” in 1921. She also snagged a less politically correct title, “The Most Beautiful Bathing Girl,” for her turn at the “Bather’s Revue.”

John McCain: The Long Goodbye

The presence and participation of the two presidents, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, was practically an ode to embracing bipartisanship, as opposed to a eulogy for it, as well as a kind of affront to the absence of President Donald Trump.

SALONS of GEORGETOWN

The political players in town come and go, and our city is always in a state of change, but one thing remains: Georgetown is...

A Rising Tide for Boomerang Boat Tours

Boomerang's Nikki and Dave DuBois have been operating at a busy pace, which gets going around St. Patrick’s Day, accelerates when the cherry blossoms come out and keeps up through New Year's Eve.

Fall Style: Beauty

#ILOVEFALL By Lauretta J. McCoy Fall is on the way! However, you can vanquish the Kryptonite-powered fear of changing styles and colors. The super heroes of...

Back to School in Georgetown

Student numbers are up in Georgetown, with neighborhood homes increasingly being bought and remodeled by urban-oriented millennial families with school-age children, according to local architects.

Dyllan’s Raw Bar Grill Opens

Industry veterans Donald and Amy Carlin, who plan to open more restaurants in Georgetown, are seen as part of the neighborhood's restaurant renaissance.

Last Chance: Thursday’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast

Rachel Goslins, director of the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, will speak at Georgetown Media Group's Sept. 13 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

Farewell to the Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin died today, Aug. 16, at age 76 while in hospice care for pancreatic cancer. Whatever the ebb and flow of her career and her popularity, her music never lost its power.