The City Magazine Since 1975

January 2012

Preservation, economic growth, livability, regulation, redevelopment, pollution—age-old issues for Charleston are once again rocking the boat as the debate over the local cruise industry and its impacts continues. And you thought cruising was supposed to be carefree...
As the Gibbes Museum of Art mounts a retrospective exhibition of artist Alfred Hutty's works—some 65 paintings, etchings, drypoints, and lithographs—learn how this Northern outsider became an integral player in the Charleston Renaissance and helped put the city and its culture on the map  
A dig along the Ashley River reveals one of our state’s earliest known English settlements
Charleston’s James Justin & Co. moves up the international Americana music chart
Walking the limits of the old walled city reveals Charleston’s past and present
Before bridges criss-crossed the Lowcountry, boats transported residents from town to beach and countryside
 Find historically inspired accessories at local museums and institutions
The blogger behind Charleston Daily Photo, who turns her lens on everything Holy City, gives a glimpse into her personal world
Charleston Artisan Cheesehouse offers international flavor right here in town
When not singing, directing, or race-car driving, these multi-talented stars develop wines worth sipping
The French 75—a favorite of French and American soldiers during WWI—packs a delightful punch
Frank Lee and Gerald Henderson share the recipe for S.N.O.B.’s sweetly delicious cornbread
Corroded metals on sunken ships and drawings on ancient walls inspire Paul Mardikian’s abstract paintings