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May 2017
Local gallery owner Ann Long Merck’s meticulously preserved and classically appointed pre-Revolutionary residence is a...

April 2017
With an intricate design featuring swords and spears, the famed Sword Gate at 32 Legare Street isn’t quite what you’d...

February 2017
After a childhood abroad, Suzanne Pollak brings her global style and a penchant for blending classic and quirky pieces...

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November 2015
A small company gives back in a big way—$2.4 million big

November 2016

March 2015
A pair of local brothers have been helping Charleston organizations proclaim their identities for 35 years

January 2015
40 Ideas to Better Yourself—and Your City—in 2015

July 2014
A Charleston native bemoans (and ultimately embraces) the Holy City’s summer swelter

April 2014
The clip-clop of horse hooves is as much a part of the Holy City’s ambiance as the sounding of St. Michael’s church...

February 2014

January 2014
The future of Charleston is being shaped now. By whom? And how? And—grab your Google glasses for this one—will we be...

August 2013

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

May 2013
One thrifty local writer shares her tips on gobbling up the city’s smorgasbord of offerings without being gluttonous

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

November 2012
St. James-Santee Episcopal’s “Brick Church” sits on a lonely stretch of the Old King’s Highway

October 2012
Forget ghost stories and haunted houses this Halloween—what’s really scary in Charleston is downtown traffic

March 2012
Author and songwriter Carolyn Evans falls hard for a 19th-century gem that proves worth the wait

February 2012
Looking back into Charleston's haunting past at the Aiken-Rhett House

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

December 2010

June 2010
Adventures in public transportation

April 2010
Retired physician and green hobbyist Gene Johnson transforms an outdated downtown yard into a lush, open-air living...

March 2010
A 430-square-foot dependency house, one tiny Yorkie named Benne, and a trove of art-smart finds equals one couple’s...

November 2009
Expats Gee and Nico van Vliet retreat to their dream home

October 2009
Quantity, Meet Quality

October 2009
A resilient Victorian traces its roots to a prominent Charleston family known for their high-profile houses

July 2009
Paddling to North America’s last remaining round-sided fort, the desolate Castle Pinckney