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June 2014
A great read can turn any summer day into an escape—whether you’re jetting off to exotic locales or just packing your...

May 2013
Julianna Gaillard takes dance to new heights

February 2014

February 2014

January 2014
Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings debuts  

December 2013
Celebrating the lives of six remarkable Charleston citizens who left us this year after helping to shape the city we...

September 2013
One local writer ponders just how Southern, charming, and real Bravo’s new TV show set in Charleston could possibly be

No one stumbles upon The Ocean Room. More than any other Lowcountry restaurant, you make a deliberate effort to be here...

November 2013
Fostering children’s ideas and actions to give back

August 2013
As far as the independent singer-songwriter is concerned, her stint on American Idol ended on a perfect note, setting...

August 2013
Dorothea Benton Frank takes on brutal truths in her new novel with her signature humor and storytelling prowess

May 2013
Meet Scott Watson, the new leader of the Office of Cultural Affairs, and learn what the regime change means for banking...

April 2013
Banking powerhouse Darla Moore is plowing new fields and putting her money where her boots are—on the ground

February 2013
Of all the superlative labels attached to Charleston—“most polite city,” “best place to live,” “top spot to visit”—the...

October 2012
Four years after her retirement from the U.S. Air Force, award-winning combat photographer Stacy L. Pearsall recounts...

A delicious new Wide Angle Lunches series kicks off this month

January 2012
Preservation, economic growth, livability, regulation, redevelopment, pollution—age-old issues for Charleston are once...

December 2011
Kitsch maven Rena Lasch brightens the food truck scene with her colorful and fruity Snoballs

November 2011
“I can’t personally write a check big enough to pay for such an event, but I can give my ideas and energy to create it.”

October 2011
Joining the salty crew at the Georgetown Wooden Boat Show

August 2011
Painter Nathan Durfee translates universal human experiences into his own vibrant reality

July 2011
It’s July. Summer has set in, and the novelty of no school and long days has worn off. So what’s a family to do? Plenty...

June 2011
Part of the glory of living in the Lowcountry is our quick-fix proximity to miles upon miles of shoreline. Logging...

June 2011
Offering the delicious fare of chef de cuisine Nathan Thurston amidst graceful surroundings and a grand view of the...

May 2011

March 2011
Artist and actress Alicia Rhett ventured from the Holy City to Hollywood and back again

January 2011
A guide to rationalizing New Year’s resolutions

June 2010
One Charleston-born and -bred mother appreciates the wonders of her sons’ world