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  • How Shem Creek fares in Mount Pleasant’s current population and development boom is a microcosm of growing pains affecting the Lowcountry
  • The Charleston Museum’s 19th-century curator, Gabriel E. Manigault, masterfully prepared dozens of skeletons now on view in a special exhibit
  • The Sullivan’s Island-based founder of resort-wear company Escapada Living shares details on her newest collections, best travel secrets, and more
  • Transform your landscape’s cooler, darker corners with striking foliage and flowers
  • Though a heaping spoonful is often served as a palate cleanser between courses, granita can make for the perfect summertime refreshment on its own. “It’s great for kids,” notes... Read More
  • On the night of February 17, 1864, the Confederate submarine H. L. Hunley slipped out of Breach Inlet and headed for the Federal blockading fleet offshore; her target was the sloop-of-war U.S.S.... Read More
  • Tropical cyclones, better known as “hurricanes,” have ostensibly caused catastrophic damage to the Lowcountry for centuries, although the first recorded storm was not until 1854.
  • The Sewee tribe of Native Americans was first to live along this waterway’s shores and gave it the name “Shemee” (meaning unknown). Its people valued the same sheltered deep water... Read More
  • Perhaps the most notable change that will soon affect the creek is the multistory office building being erected at Coleman Boulevard and Mill Street. Colloquially referred to as the “Shem Creek... Read More
  • A longtime resident ponders the natural blessings bestowed upon us
  • Part workout, part hangout, Beth Cosi’s Bendy Brewski Yoga classes are good for body and spirit alike 
  • The buzz in fashion and shopping around Charleston
  • Who says you have to choose between work and play? As a mother of two who launched an interior architecture and design firm from her home office, Lauren Sanchez understands the need for... Read More
  • Shannon Brown Wood’s serene paintings reflect the Lowcountry landscapes she’s known all her life
  • Get the recipe from celebrated Southern chef Nathalie Dupree
  • Situated on a tree-lined block of Wentworth Street in the heart of Harleston Village, the James Sanders House celebrates modern preservation with a graceful composition of past and present. Raised by... Read More
  • The tourists of our warm-weather waters are back; do you know what to do—and not do—if you spy a manatee?
  • Summer’s sun-bleached wooden docks, lush palms, and sunshine inspired this modern coastal look from Sidney Wagner of Eclectic. She suggests establishing a color palette that references our... Read More
  • Speaking with the owner of Cirsea Craft Ice Cream
  • Get the ultimate insider’s view of Charleston’s finest addresses and most historic properties