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January 2015
In the French Quarter, a preservation-minded couple restores two adjoined 19th-century townhomes into a graceful single...

December 2014
For funerals in the South, in lieu of flowers, bring food

December 2014
In fields just south of Charleston, Dr. Brian Ward is resurrecting the Carolina African runner peanut

On the water (and in the air) with Chucktown’s own pro kiteboarder, Davey Blair

October 2014
At the Sewee Center, volunteer Rob Johnson is working to save the endangered red wolf, one litter of pups at a time

September 2014
Everyone who went through Hurricane Hugo has a story—a memory as dramatic and unforgettable as the storm itself. Hugo...

September 2014
Alfred Crabtree, master silversmith and brassmonger, has been tending Charleston’s treasures for decades

August 2014
WINGS for Kids CEO Bridget Laird is taking the locally based nonprofit—which focuses on developing social and emotional...

July 2014
Charleston is a hotbed for handcrafted home goods. Meet some of the area’s most talented artisans and peek at their...

July 2014
An airy, art-filled Sullivan’s home gives a young urban family a relaxing seaside escape with long coastal views

Bette Mueller-Roemer puts decades of ceramics study to work in her vibrant raku pottery

Not much is better than a juicy tomato plucked straight from the vine—especially if it’s an old-school heirloom variety...

May 2014
William Halsey, Jasper Johns, and Shepard Fairey: three South Carolina artists from three generations, whose insistence...

March 2014
Janine McCabe conjures theatrical characters through costume design 

March 2014
Meet Dana Stevens, the L.A. writer and producer who set sultry new legal drama Reckless here in Charleston. 

February 2014
LaNelle and Robert Barber rebuild on Bowen’s Island  

February 2014

December 2013
Grits, more commonly called “hominy grits” by Charlestonians, are as much a part of the Lowcountry diet as the shrimp...

December 2013
The Holy City has become a renowned culinary destination, but few know the Lowcountry’s true haute-cuisine history—a...

 Hominy Grill's Robert Stehling transforms the world’s most-consumed protein  

August 2013
Head for the hills in Western North Carolina to finish off your summer with some fun new outings - plus a few old...

June 2013
FIG’s Jason Stanhope shares fresh recipes for the season’s favorite fruit

June 2013

June 2013
The law says “lights out” during nesting season, but all things loggerhead are in the limelight as this beloved  yet...

June 2013
With penthouse views, vibrant hues, and a come-as-you-are vibe, this Isle of Palms summer home revises beachhouse basics

May 2013
For art connoisseurs and longtime collectors Michelle Van Parys and Mark Sloan, true style sets in through time and...

April 2013
As garden enthusiasts gear up for Charleston Horticultural Society’s Plantasia festival (April 12...

February 2013
One guy’s perspective on settling down in the Holy City

January 2013
Charleston’s economic future hangs on more than dredging silt. Let’s talk silicon, software, and more cowbell