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April 2017
Turmeric, a staple spice in Asian cuisine, adds color and flavor to local dishes

April 2017
In honor of Eat Local Month, we sat down with Lowcountry Local First’s executive director to discuss Charleston’s...

April 2017
On April 7 and 8, Old Towne Creek County Park blooms into a gardener’s paradise: the 16th annual Plantasia, organized...

March 2017
What’s happening this month?

March 2017
Historic Charleston Foundation’s Festival of Houses & Gardens celebrates its 70th season

February 2017
After a flurry of dining out during Charleston Wine + Food, many of us will be ready for a home-cooked meal. To that...

February 2017
Every few years, we survey Charleston’s culinary scene, asking area gourmands, food writers, and other F...

December 2016
Pastry chef Melanie Durant gets creative with kumquats

Wilma Maiers is ready to decorate her walking cane and don her Christmas tree hat to make the Holy City holidays all...

December 2016
Impossibly thin, subtly sweet, and crunchy with sesame seeds, the benne wafer is a time-honored staple of Charleston...

November 2016
In our lush climate, it’s possible to spend time outdoors almost every day of the year. Why not take full advantage...

November 2016
What’s happening this month?

November 2016
Dedicated members of a church youth group create a thriving community hub, the Romney Urban Garden 

October 2016
What's happening this month

October 2016
A decade after its first overhaul, a contemporary residence overlooking the Wappoo River gets an indoor-outdoor makeover

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

August 2016
Transform your landscape’s cooler, darker corners with striking foliage and flowers

August 2016
John Zucker shares three fruit-forward dishes

May 2016

May 2016
A novelist from off (but not too far off) visits the Holy City to soak in its character and creative culture

May 2016
Artist Jonathan Green brings a colorful dose of African cultural authenticity to the Spoleto stage

April 2016
A far-reaching Farm-to-School Initiative based at College of Charleston helps kids nourish their minds and bodies alike

April 2016
Speaking with Jim Martin of Compost in My Shoe

April 2016
This month, load up on inspiration, information, and plenty of plants at events around town

April 2016
Daylily afficionados from all over the globe turn to Browns Ferry Gardens for the stunning hybrids they debut year...

April 2016
A brief history of Hampton Park’s Sunken Gardens

April 2016
A Copenhagen native brings Danish charm to a 19th-century manse and its courtyard garden

March 2016
Dying to bring some spring vibrance to the wintery landscape? Start with a brightly blooming mailbox planter

February 2016
A Holy City ode written for two friends on their wedding day — written by  Anna Claire Hodge ///  artwork by Jill Hooper

February 2015
Martha Zierden shares a glimpse inside her world as The Charleston Museum’s curator of historical archaeology