April 12, 2019 RSS feed / On Second Thought

Conifers in the Antebellum South

The term “Antebellum Garden” often conjures images of overgrown azaleas, hydrangeas, and tree-like Camellias living in the dim light filtering through live oak canopy and clothed in oppressive heat and humidity. More...

Side-by-side downtown hotels Home2 Suites to open in May and Hilton Garden Inn in September

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When will the Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites on Gervais Street open? Readers have been interested in the scheduled openings of the new hotels replacing the former downtown Clarion Hotel. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Vets’ charities are a good way to say “thanks.” But be cautious

At first glance, they appear to be the noblest of causes. Their brochures feature images that tug at the heartstrings. They use patriotic sounding names like “Honor America’s Veterans” or “Salute our Soldiers.” More...