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February 2013

Gardening 101

Restoring the historic camellias of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens


Looking for love? Don’t follow the herd

True tales and tips from food & bev pros who work the front lines of the dating scene

What 71 Charlestonians, both single and attached, had to say about the local dating scene, their best and worst dates, and where to find love in the Holy City

One guy’s perspective on settling down in the Holy City

They’ve seen it all—the good, the bad, the awkward. Two local pros share their tips for successfully finding and wooing a mate


Of all the superlative labels attached to Charleston—“most polite city,” “best place to live,” “top spot to visit”—the least talked about may be the only one that really matters: “most homeless.” A study conducted for the Conference of Mayors revealed that between 2010 and 2011, of 29 U.S.

The Review

There was a time when a carnivorous predilection for sausages, charcuterie, and the best fried chicken livers in the Lowcountry meant a trip to East Bay Street and passage through the timeworn brick arches of venerable old chophouse High Cotton.

Quick Bite

The Grocery chef Kevin Johnson transforms the common root vegetable with three recipes


Grahame Long reveals a murderous side of Holy City history in Dueling in Charleston

Local Seen

Since 2003, Stephen Schabel has served as the (human) face of the Center for Birds of Prey’s flight demos, on site in Awendaw and at events like the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition.

Arts Profile

Karen Ann Myers takes art to the bedroom with thought-provoking contemporary paintings


A locally based film production company has crews working around the nation

Generation Next

The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation helps low-income families hold on to ancestral land

Style File
Style File

Loving the red trend, we took a cue from gabriele colangelo, grounding a cardinal-colored ensemble with chocolate brown and a pop of white. P.S. it’s super chic to wear a belt over a coat

Home & Garden
The Charleston Home

Seattle transplants awaken a sleepy creekside residence with a lively mix of tropical plants, crisp neutrals, and an abiding appreciation for life outdoors.

Gardening 101

Plant nasturtium seeds this month for a punch of color in the garden and a peppery bite on the plate