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April 2017
With an intricate design featuring swords and spears, the famed Sword Gate at 32 Legare Street isn’t quite what you’d...

September 2016
Rarely viewed and never-before-seen works by Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, aka “Cousin Alice,” will be reunited at...

July 2016
Get the ultimate insider’s view of Charleston’s finest addresses and most historic properties

June 2016
Calling out his creative seafood sales pitches, huckster and political provocateur Joe Cole became a cultural...

November 2015
A small company gives back in a big way—$2.4 million big

July 2015
On July 16, 2005, the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge (named for the state senator who spearheaded the campaign for its...

August 2014
   

June 2014
One longtime wave-rider’s search for wilderness surf experiences along the uninhabited shoals, sandbars, and islands...

February 2014

October 2012
How a trip to the Northwest became the catalyst for South Carolina’s first post-Prohibition brewery

September 2012
Braving the elements at Hunting Island State Park

July 2012
The trailblazing Dart family turned the page on education and literacy for local Afican-Americans

August 2011
What drama went down after 1886’s great quake? A new tome tells all

August 2011
Charleston Civic Design Center (CCDC) director Michael Maher envisions a Holy City that’s fit for the future

June 2011
Surfing owes its popularity to a 19th-century, Charleston-born fan

January 2011
This month at New York’s Park Avenue Armory, 70 pieces of Charleston’s past—from centuries-old furniture, paintings,...

May 2010
Be a part of history at America’s first theater

October 2009
A resilient Victorian traces its roots to a prominent Charleston family known for their high-profile houses

February 2009
Defining moments that shaped our city

February 2009
A Georgian house on Tradd Street reveals historic treasures