The City Magazine Since 1975

January 2018

Charleston is on a journey, and we’re all along for the ride. With this updated Bucket List, we’ve added 37 new ideas—delicious, invigorating, fun, and educational—for you to pursue and enjoy.

With a hot cookbook and hit podcast, plant-based foods champion, Jessica Murnane, has found a recipe for many-parts goodness

A new dance school expands opportunities for local students

A local yarn-maker hand-dyes one-of-a-kind fibers with native botanicals

Feeling lucky? Aim to catch prismatic magic in Caw Caw’s winter swamp

Samuel F. B. Morse (yes, that Morse) was once Charleston’s most fashionable portraitist

The scoop on Charleston Wedding WeekTM presented by Diamonds Direct and Henri Daussi—produced by our sister magazine, Charleston Weddings

Meet sketch comedy duo Nameless Numberhead

Conventional wisdom holds that most New Year’s resolutions fail—and fast. But what about when they don’t? Looking to bolster our own resolve to be healthier and wealthier, happier and savvier, we asked social media followers to tell us about a January 1st vow they made and really kept.

The Charleston Jazz Academy nurtures improv skills and elevates musicianship among all ages

They’re affixed to structures throughout the Historic District and beyond: circular plaques mingling English and Latin around an engraving that resembles the City of Charleston’s seal.

You won’t be able to keep your hands off the sumptuous faux-fur shoes, garments, and accessories in Scouting Report

The founder of Proud Mary—creating clothing, accessories, and home goods with global artisans since 2008—recently launched a line of knits

With help from stylist Nathalie Naylor, a local physician marries his love of modernism with his 19th-century French Quarter abode

BJ Stadelman brings plants and handmade pots to the people 

What’s happening this month?

Our taste-and-tell guide to some of the latest food and beverage openings in Charleston

Allison Smith of Glazed Gourmet Doughnuts and Sambar serves up an Indian supper of curried chicken, spiced vegetables, and traditional bread

After a 12-year run at Lana Restaurant, the Charleston native traded fine dining for fast casual at Kairos—but his culinary craftsmanship, and his French fries, came along for the ride

How a former Charleston Grill cook and a real estate worker switched to trading in cheese at Burden Creek Dairy LLC

Cannon Green bar manager Hilary Curry shakes up a tangy non-alcoholic drink perfect for toasting the New Year

One way to beat a damp, chilly night? Slurp up a steaming bowl of pho (pronounced “fuh”), the traditional Vietnamese noodle soup made with rich broth, tender meat, spices, herbs, and greens. Here’s where to get it

On the evening of January 29, 1940, King Street’s Gloria Theatre was humming with excitement.

Stylish picks for the winter season.