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October 2011


Ever since the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge opened in 2005 with bicycle and pedestrian lanes, the heavy use of the gateway span has been an eye-opener. On any given day, hundreds of people can be seen on foot or bike, making their way between Mount Pleasant and the peninsula.


JOHN HENRY DICK - a renowned bird painter; hunter-turned-conservationist; global explorer; author; photographer; and “a humble man full of culture, quiet curiosity, and deep perceptions,” according to his friend, photographer Tom Blagden_made his home at Dixie Plantation.


Head West for jaw-dropping scenery and outdoor adventure in the canyons, mesas, and buttes of Moab, Utah


CofC’s Natural History Museum resurrects prehistoric creatures

Local Music

The Lowcountry-based Bushels bring a signature mix of musical genres to the table

Giving Back Profiles

Keeper of the Wild founder Janet Kinser tends to the orphaned and injured creatures of the Lowcountry

Arts Profile

Guiding Light: Johnson Hagood captures disappearing elements of the South

Lowcountry Ramblings

Joining the salty crew at the Georgetown Wooden Boat Show


The colorful history of America’s trailblazing painter, Henrietta de Beaulieu Dering Johnston

Style File

Rejuvenate with these natural skin care products

The Charleston Profile

The founder of Loulu Agency—and an avid surfer and equestrian—shares her recycled style, choice transportation, and family heirlooms

Southern View

A Lowcountry expat pines for a special kind of Southern nightlife

The Review

Robust pomodoro sauce from John’s Island tomatoes, fresh pasta made in-house, and creamy hand-pulled mozzarella let you know there’s an Italian in the kitchen at La Tela Pizzeria.

Quick Bite

Holly Herrick’s new book uncloaks the mystery behind the pastry

Quick Bite

Black Bean Co. chef and owner Ellis Grossman says eating healthy at home is easier than you think

Quick Bite

Robbie George brings Ho¯M the bacon with his BLT Bloody Mary