The City Magazine Since 1975

April 2013

Leila and Buff Ross transform his childhood home on Sullivan's into an artful melding of past and present  
As garden enthusiasts gear up for Charleston Horticultural Society’s Plantasia festival (April 12 & 13) and its inaugural Spring Window Box Contest, we tasked three green-thumbed pros with creating wildly different, awe-inspiring window-box designs, perfect for a variety of scenes and styles
Banking powerhouse Darla Moore is plowing new fields and putting her money where her boots are—on the ground
The rooftop is a madhouse on Saturday night, stuffed to the gills with the kinds of people who know what brand of shoes they’re wearing.
A Mount Pleasant couple reinvents a classic treat
Three savory Burden Creek Dairy goat cheese dishes from Carolina’s chef Jill Mathias
Sperry Top- Sider Charleston Race Week breezes into town from April 18-21, bringing three days of competitive international racing and four nights of parties
Author Stratton Lawrence delivers the “Edge of America’s” story through historic photos and fascinating prose
Ashley Hall math specialist Rives Poe is being inducted into the Bridge Run Hall of Fame this year for her notoriously quick finishes
A Walterboro couple’s Carolina Kettles are attracting clients far and wide
Justin Walling creates custom glasswork for homes and businesses around the globe
A design student helps Lowcountry Orphan Relief turn their donation closet into a special shopping experience for abused and neglected children
A Charleston native offers newcomers a bit of advice on how to assimilate into the Holy City with its centuries of social mores
Punchy florals popped up all over spring catwalks. if you don’t want to match them like tanya taylor did, why not mix them? Orange accents tie this bold look together
Pro green thumbs Casey and Robert O’Dell carve out a bustling backyard oasis fit for family and creatures alike
Considering a citrus tree? Check out this lush evergreen. Kumquats fare well in the Lowcountry and produce a bounty of petite fruit that pack a punch of flavor
Mike Kimball tends an innovative urban garden—and shares the fruits of his labor