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Wilma Maiers is ready to decorate her walking cane and don her Christmas tree hat to make the Holy City holidays all...

November 2016
Web developer Rich Yessian’s home in the sky makes for a rare modern addition to downtown’s historic landscape

July 2016
Smithey Ironware is creating heirloom cookware with a contemporary look

July 2015
Preservation Society executive director Kristopher King seeks to dovetail the past with progress in his favorite city

May 2015
The Preservation Society of Charleston launches an exclusive line of goods by favorite local makers

April 2015
The 13 adjoining houses making up what’s known as ”Rainbow Row” are today one of the city’s most photographed landmarks...

February 2014
Heard the term “freedman’s cottage” used to refer to a one-room-wide, single-story home on the peninsula? Well, it’s...

June 2013
The Lee Bros. come full circle in their culinary adventures, gathering ingredients and cooking up a seafood-centric...

May 2013
The Preservation Society of Charleston rallies support around their 2013 list of “Seven to Save”

April 2013
A Charleston native offers newcomers a bit of advice on how to assimilate into the Holy City with its centuries of...

February 2013
Grahame Long reveals a murderous side of Holy City history in Dueling in Charleston

January 2013
Things Every Local Must Experience Whether your bloodline dates back generations or you just moved to town, check out...

Throughout Charleston, the nuance and pull of history is palpable, like a sixth sense, a fifth dimension. It drapes...

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

September 2011
When it comes to collecting art and giving back, more is more in the Radcliffeborough home of Juan Tamarit and Dr....

August 2011
What drama went down after 1886’s great quake? A new tome tells all

April 2011
Meet marmalade-maker and longtime tour guide Laura Wichmann Hipp

January 2011
Looking to the future to preserve our city’s built history