The City Magazine Since 1975

April 2016

Jenny and Michael Messner nurture a bold, green future for Charleston, from the Low Line to Laurel Island, wherever that is...
A Copenhagen native brings Danish charm to a 19th-century manse and its courtyard garden
Container gardens aren’t just for pretty blooms—you can put them to work for your taste buds, too! Garden editor Joan McDonald creates three beautiful and edible combinations, sharing a culinary how-to for each
This month, load up on inspiration, information, and plenty of plants at events around town
Daylily afficionados from all over the globe turn to Browns Ferry Gardens for the stunning hybrids they debut year after year
We caught up with the local painter—and new mom—to learn about her latest creations and collaborations, plus her upcoming move to the Cigar Factory
This Spring, Chanel presented a dare-to-bare take on lightweight denim that we translated for everyday with a patchworked dress, plus a more wearable version of those metallic platforms
As he preps for his 16th Charleston Race Week, Dr. Ken King talks to us about the city’s booming sailing scene, his devotion to the sea, and what the heck “starboard” means
The Holy City still uses the 17th-century term “piazza”—which comes from the Italian word meaning “open space”—instead of the more common “porch” or “veranda.” 
Speaking with poet, teacher, and Holy City Youth Slam founder Matthew Foley 
A local startup is hitting it big with vibrant vessels serving people and pooches alike
The recipe for Spero’s take on the classic spread
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Speaking with Jim Martin of Compost in My Shoe
Bottoms up, Charleston. A healthy number of bubbly startups are joining the 10 local breweries already in operation. Here, get the scoop on four companies that recently began filling glasses—plus six more on tap
The CSO holds a young musicians’ competition  
A new exhibit explores the art of wood turning
A far-reaching Farm-to-School Initiative based at College of Charleston helps kids nourish their minds and bodies alike
Pastry chef Carrie-Ann Bach gets creative with cornmeal
Our taste-and-tell guide to some of the latest food and beverage openings in Charleston
A new text traces Southern drinking—and debunks a few myths along the way
Let your springtime style bloom with the warmer weather