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August 2017 LOCALS ONLY

OrangeWave Innovative Science’s eclipse expeditions


August 2017 ARTS & EVENTS

A newly rebranded conference underscores Charleston’s status as a musical haven


August 2017 LOCALS ONLY

If you’ve never grown an okra plant—merely enjoying someone else’s crop deliciously fried, boiled, steamed, stewed,...


August 2017 LOCALS ONLY

On August 21, at 2:47 p.m., the Moon will pass in front of the Sun, cloaking the Holy City in darkness. The “Great...


August 2017 EAT & DRINK

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


August 2017 EAT & DRINK

Pet-nat, the hip, au naturel cousin of Champagne, is bubbling up around town


August 2017 LOCALS ONLY

On August 21, incoming freshmen at College of Charleston will pass under the arch of Porter’s Lodge (pictured here...


August 2017 HOUSE & GARDEN

Arriving from Sweden with all of their furnishings in tow, a Volvo senior buyer and his family settle in for their...


August 2017 HOUSE & GARDEN

What’s the best way to feather a first nest? Jennifer Mathis of Blue Bowl Interiors offers her pro advice: Stick to...


August 2017 HOUSE & GARDEN

Bring water plants into the garden with a high-impact, low-maintenance display


July 2017 EAT & DRINK

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July 2017 EAT & DRINK

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


July 2017 EAT & DRINK

The grill masters behind Charleston Gourmet Burger Company serve up kid-approved glazed chicken, charred corn on the...


July 2017 EAT & DRINK

We’re trading lobster for the Lowcountry’s favorite crustacean in Leon’s Oyster Shop’s twist on the classic seafood...


July 2017 HOUSE & GARDEN

An unexpected offer prompts one busy family—two docs, two kids, and one pup (who runs the show)—to create an...


July 2017 LOCALS ONLY

The image was taken by Morton Brailsford Paine, a local photographer during the ’30s and ’40s, and the young girl...


July 2017 PEOPLE

The Charleston native pulls out all the stops for business events as well as when entertaining at home


July 2017 HOUSE & GARDEN

Erin and Creighton Barrett turn a dated ’70s ranch in West Ashley into a hip, happy headquarters for work and family...


July 2017 PEOPLE

Daniel Island’s Eva Dillon chronicles her father’s career as an American spy


July 2017 HOUSE & GARDEN

Kokedama re-imagines the potted plant, wrapping it in a fresh package and elevating it to new heights


July 2017 PEOPLE

David Hoffman has collected thousands of antique tools while helping to save some of the Holy City’s most...


July 2017 STYLE AND SHOPPING

With their easy-breezy, picnic-in-the-park appeal, basket bags are on this season’s hot list


July 2017 LOCALS ONLY

One working mom pushes back against forever-changing design trends


July 2017 STYLE AND SHOPPING

Chatting with the interior designer behind hot properties like Mexican eatery Pancito & Lefty (co-owned by her...


July 2017 LOCALS ONLY

Elite moving service Westbrook Corp. specializes in transporting priceless antiques


July 2017 LOCALS ONLY

Playful but sophisticated fabrics, housewares, and wallpapers designed in the Holy City


July 2017 STYLE AND SHOPPING

The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston