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June 2011


Last summer was Charleston’s hottest on record—at least since 1938, when temperatures were first regularly monitored.


Whether on wave, wind, or waterway, board-sport enthusiasts stay stoked in Charleston’s aquatic playgrounds

The Review

Offering the delicious fare of chef de cuisine Nathan Thurston amidst graceful surroundings and a grand view of the Atlantic, The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island is a welcome retreat indeed.

Quick Bite

Chef Craig Deihl relives a trip overseas for perfect summer party menus

The Charleston Home

One family’s front beach do-over (and over, and over!) finally gets it right

The Charleston Profile

Surfing owes its popularity to a 19th-century, Charleston-born fan

Local Music

Elise Testone bridges genres with a husky voice, delighting everyone from local fans to Snoop Dogg and Kevin Costner

Arts Profile

Painter and gallery owner Lese Corrigan makes her life’s work celebrating Charleston

Style File

Slip on some shimmer and shine with this fancy-free crew of summer flops

Quick Bite

Heirloom Book Company satisfies the local appetite for culinary lit of all vintages and varieties

Quick Bite

It’s a fact that cold beer and hot weather go together like ice cream and cones. So scoop up these crowd-pleasing craft brews to sip anywhere from boat deck to backyard cookout

Southern View

The season equals serpents to one transplanted Northern