Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary
The Graveface Museum | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S2E1

The Graveface Museum | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S2E1

August 23, 2021

In this episode, we sit down with local entrepreneur and collector of the rare and peculiar, Ryan Graveface. We recorded this interview onsite at his museum experience, the Graveface Museum, located on Factor’s Walk in downtown Savannah. This extraordinary museum features rotating collections of macabre curiosities, and is also a record store, oddity shop and pinball arcade. We discuss everything from true crime to UFOs to the unexplainable occurrences that happen at the museum daily. Not only is Ryan one of the nation’s largest private curators of the dark and uncommon, he’s also an accomplished musician and composer! All of the music featured in today’s episode is original work form his company, Terror Vision Records & Video. You can also visit the flagship Graveface location in the Starland District in Savannah. Beware: this episode may cause chills, discomfort and a general sense of mystery.

Southernisms | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E10

Southernisms | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E10

July 30, 2021

Known for incredible coastal weather, unparalleled hospitality, and locals with sweet Southern drawls, Savannah, Georgia, is a mecca for Southern culture, cuisine and language. In this episode, we sit down with Savannah locals and fellow Visit Savannah team members Erica Backus and Ansley Connor to talk about what makes the South, and specifically Savannah, different from anywhere else on Earth! We cover everything from Southern sayings to Southern cooking, including important influences from the Gullah-Geechee people and early European settlers. Grab a coke and some boiled peanuts and enjoy!

Love Letters to Savannah | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E9

Love Letters to Savannah | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E9

June 23, 2021

In this special episode, we read love letters to Savannah written by our social media audiences. Savannah's ability to touch people's lives is expressed through the stories in this heartfelt episode. Thank you to our followers and listeners for sharing how they have fallen in love with and/or in Savannah. Click here for more Savannah love stories and submit your own Savannah love letter to us at: Content@VisitSavannah.com

Plan your next trip at https://www.visitsavannah.com.

Hosted by Shannon Lowery and Produced by Tyler Edic.

The Olde Pink House | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E8

The Olde Pink House | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E8

May 3, 2021

The Olde Pink House has a reputation as being one of Savannah's most impressive dining experiences. The remarkable historic home was built in 1771 for the Habersham family and later served as a bank and tea room. It was restored to its former glory in 1992 and has been serving some of Savannah's most iconic dishes for almost three decades. In this episode, we sit down with head chef Vincent Burns and general manager Craig Jeffress to talk about the Pink House legacy and answer the age-old question: Why is the Pink House pink? 

Learn more about the Pink House: https://www.theoldepinkhouserestaurant.com/ 

Plan your next trip: https://www.visitsavannah.com/

Hosted by Shannon Lowery and produced by Tyler Edic.

 

Prohibition in Savannah | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E7

Prohibition in Savannah | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E7

April 12, 2021

"What would you like to drink?" It's the first-asked question in Savannah, a city that likes to imbibe. Between our open container policy, plethora of pubs and watering holes, and amazing weather just daring you to have a cold drink on a sunny day, it's no surprise that Prohibition compliance wasn't exactly Savannah's forte. Today, Savannah is home to the American Prohibition Museum, the only museum in the country entirely dedicated to the story of the 21st Amendment. In this episode, we sit down with Travis Spangenburg, the museum's creative and production manager, to chat about the history of Prohibition in Savannah.

To learn more about the American Prohibition Museum in Savannah, visit https://www.americanprohibitionmuseum.com.  

Plan your next trip at https://www.visitsavannah.com.

Hosted by Shannon Lowery and Produced by Tyler Edic.

Gullah Geechee Heritage | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E6

Gullah Geechee Heritage | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E6

November 24, 2020

Savannah's Gullah Geechee roots date back as early as the 1700s when enslaved West Africans were brought to Coastal Georgia. Today, Gullah Geechee communities like Pin Point continue to practice many cultural traditions of their ancestors. Experience Savannah's rich Gullah Geechee heritage with Gail Smith, historical interpreter and Pin Point native, during this on-site interview at the Pin Point Heritage Museum, where visitors can learn more about this important pillar of Savannah's African American history.

To learn more about Pin Point and the Coastal Heritage Society, visit https://chsgeorgia.org/PHM.

Plan your next trip at https://www.visitsavannah.com.

Hosted by Shannon Lowery and Produced by Tyler Edic.

Beach Ecology | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E5

Beach Ecology | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E5

October 22, 2020

Tybee Island, known as Savannah’s beach, is home to a rich ecosystem flourishing with tidal marshes, marine life, migratory birds and more. Dr. Joe Richardson of Tybee Beach Ecology Tours shares why the Coastal Georgia habitat is so extraordinary and how you can enjoy it to the fullest during your next trip to Savannah!

Plan your next trip at https://www.visitsavannah.com.

Hosted by Shannon Lowery and Produced by Tyler Edic.

Queer Culture | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E4

Queer Culture | Savannah, Georgia: Anything But Ordinary S1E4

September 22, 2020

Savannah, Georgia, is a city that truly welcomes all. In this episode, we discuss LGBTQIA+ culture and history in Savannah as well as the annual Savannah Pride Festival with Dusty Church, boar chair of Savannah's First City Pride Center. Take a listen to learn more about the evolution of queer culture in Savannah, Georgia!

Plan your next trip at https://www.visitsavannah.com.

Hosted by Shannon Lowery and Produced by Tyler Edic.

 

Pirates | Savannah Georgia Anything But Ordinary S1E3

Pirates | Savannah Georgia Anything But Ordinary S1E3

July 30, 2020

Savannah, Georgia, is thriving port city dating back to the early 1700s where actual pirates romped along docks and tipped back pints. Life for many of these marauders was anything but glamorous, and one local restaurant was the alledged playground for these raucous buccaneers. In this on-site discussion at the Pirates' House, one of Savannah's most iconic eateries, we dive into the history of pirates in Savannah.

Plan your next trip at https://www.visitsavannah.com.

Hosted by Shannon Lowery and Produced by Tyler Edic.

St. Patrick’s Day & Irish Heritage | Savannah Georgia Anything But Ordinary S1E2

St. Patrick’s Day & Irish Heritage | Savannah Georgia Anything But Ordinary S1E2

July 27, 2020

St. Patrick's Day in Savannah is the biggest celebration of the year. Visitors and locals flock to Savannah's Historic District to join the festivities and watch the highly anticipated annual parade. However, St. Patrick's Day is a year-long season of Irish-themed celebrations, traditions and events hosted throughout year! In this episode, we sit down with Savannah native Caleb Harkleroad to talk about the history of Savannah's Irish and the future of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Savannah.

Plan your next trip at https://www.visitsavannah.com.

Hosted by Shannon Lowery and Produced by Tyler Edic.

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