These offshore retreats are short drives but worlds away from home. Come with us as we explore:
> Tybee Island
> Kiawah Island, S.C.
> Santa Rosa Island, Florida
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The Old Lady of Ossabaw
Sandy West is a living link to the days when Georgia’s coastal islands were owned by America’s industrial barons. Today, at ninety-eight, West remains fiercely loyal to the island she spent her fortune trying to protect.
By Ann Hardie
Wait, Are You in My Yoga Class?
Twenty-year veteran actor Christine Lakin is suddenly everywhere.
By Christine Van Dusen
Into the Fire
Flying drywall. Damn bureaucrats. Bloody fingers. We went behind the scenes as Ryan Turner, Todd Mussman, and Chris Hall transformed the failed glitz of Jöel Brasserie into the rustic kitsch of Local Three.
By Amanda Heckert
2011 Georgia College Guide
Our comprehensive annual guide to Georgia’s accredited four-year colleges and universities.
Restaurant review Peter Chang
Dining The city’s golden egg dishes
LIFE & STYLE
Fashion Sixties style comes out to play
Style insider Rising designer Larika Page
> GALLERY: Larika Page’s spring 2011 collection
Head to toe Shahrzad Nadizadeh
Getaway Miami Beach
Neighborhood spotlight Northcrest
Handmade Alana Shepherd and the ACC craft show
Social media A new book from the Broke Socialite
Essay Rachael Maddux becomes the world’s tallest circus camper
> PHOTO GALLERY: SCAD illustration students interpret this essay
Best bets Superhero exhibit and classical guitar
Arts The Fox Theatre Institute takes its know-how on the road