The City Magazine Since 1975

April 2011

Finding old Florida in Fernandina Beach and the shores of Amelia Island
Secession, slavery, states’ rights. Flag controversies, reenactments, monuments. The Civil War conjures ghosts and shadows. Hunleys and heroes, and conflict still here, where the first shots were fired 150 years ago.
One couple’s James Island garden comes of age
Julia Cart preserves our natural and cultural legacy with black-and-white photographs evocative of a period long past
Local horticulturists and volunteers gear up to save a national treasure
Tennis enthusiast Emily Brown rallies to establish a lifelong love of the game in the city’s youth
This month marks two decades of growth for one of the city’s favorite music venues
Bandied about for decades, a statue of controversial politico John C. Calhoun returned home 80 years ago
This season’s waterproof jackets make a stylish splash
The owner of Alluette’s Café celebrates a healthful, homegrown harvest
Lowcountry Produce keeps old-fashioned Southern flavor in kitchens year-round
Austria’s signature wine, grüner veltliner, has worked its way back into America’s cool crowd, and its timing couldn’t be better. Juicy with a mild acidity, this white grape makes the perfect warm-weather sip and is known for pairing well with most any food.
Jennifer and Enan Parezo share an easy recipe for spring crab cakes
Meet marmalade-maker and longtime tour guide Laura Wichmann Hipp
One man’s ongoing battle for yard improvement
Grab a bucket and dig into spring’s “real” crop at U-pick strawberry farms