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A decade ago, Toni Morrison brought Sullivan’s Island a Bench by the Road

With help from a contractor, a busy sales professional turns a run-down midcentury house in Wagener Terrace into the...

With beach season in full swing, quench your thirst—and add more produce to your diet—with these fresh juices

Charles Duell steps down after nearly 50 years at Middleton Place’s helm

High Wire Distilling Company owners Scott Blackwell and Ann Marshall prepare a summer feast of grilled fish, tomato...

Alex Waggoner paints Charleston’s forgotten spaces in hues that force you to pay attention


Six Hours at Freshfields Village

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When you get that spring fashion itch, venture Freshfields Village, where Lowcountry meets high style. Here, local stylist Andrea Serrano walks us through a few of her favorite shops in the Village.


Today’s fake plants go undercover with ease, giving you an organic look—with no responsibility

Whatever kind of vacation you crave—a food-centric getaway, a peek into mountain homes and gardens, outdoor...

Get to know the region through its foodways, artisanal producers, farms, fests, and more

Feast your eyes on the spectrum of WNC's art scene

Lend an ear to WNC's rich musical traditions

Float, climb, paddle, or pedal your way to adventure in the scenic Blue Ridge

Summer brings a parade of blooms to the region's gardens, and entree into noteworthy homes

With help from architect Christopher Rose and interior designer Melanie Turner, a pair of Atlanta-based attorneys...

A Holy City choir heads for coveted residencies across the pond

Treat yourself (and your family) to cool summer style