The City Magazine Since 1975

July 2013

Designer Angie Hranowsky uses vibrant color and daring design tricks to blow the doors off a plain-Jane single house in Harleston Village
The Grocery chef and owner Kevin Johnson shares recipes for preserving the season’s best produce and tips on incorporating the flavors of summer into your fall and winter menus
How to transform a late-1700s cotton warehouse-turned 1950s residence into a home perfectly suited to Holy City living, circa-2013? With smart color choices, room-heightening design elements, and just-right furnishings from local stores, that’s how!
Preservationist and Civil War reenactor Joseph McGill sleeps in former slave dwellings to bring attention to the other side of plantation life
A residence custom-designed for the Holy City and tailored over time to suit our climate and society to perfection: of all the things that make this town special, the Charleston single, one of downtown’s most prominent architectural styles, has got to be top-of-the-list.
After years away from the easel, Marissa Vogl embraces her strong and colorful style
Charleston Hardware sells a myriad of lines of meticulous reproductions
The “glorious” homecoming of the 54th Massachusetts’ Sergeant Joseph H. Barquet
Seaside decor should be true to form, says Sullivan’s Island-based stylist Nathalie Naylor. Rather than “themey” sailing camp or electric blue aquarium looks, true coastal decor reflects what’s outside our windows: the colors of sand and sea, marsh and sunset. Here are her picks for getting started.
Make a bold statement in containers or garden beds with a variety of no-fuss, no-muss, water-saving succulents
You may not correctly pronounce okonomiyaki, but you find a way to order it because everyone else is eating the crispy cabbage pancake adorned with roasted kale, scallions, carrot, bacon, and a fried egg, too.
Nothing says all-American summer eats quite like hot dogs. Here’s where to go for a few of our favorites
Charleston Gourmet Burger Co. puts the patty first with its zesty marinade
Pastry chef Andrea Lever Upchurch does watermelon both sweet and savory
 Cannonborough Beverage Co. owners Matthew Fendley, Brandon Wogamon, and Mick Matricciano man their Charleston Farmers Market stand each Saturday.