The City Magazine Since 1975

June 2014

One longtime wave-rider’s search for wilderness surf experiences along the uninhabited shoals, sandbars, and islands from Cape Romain and Bulls Bay south to Bird Key, Botany Bay, and beyond
Not much is better than a juicy tomato plucked straight from the vine—especially if it’s an old-school heirloom variety.
Meet the Park Circle couple behind Sawdust Wood Co.  
Frank McMahon of Hank’s and Brasserie Gigi shares three dishes starring local shellfish
Martha Lou Gadsden’s Morrison Drive restaurant—and the fried chicken she serves there—attracts accolades from national publications such as The New York Times and raves from local food-and-bev royals (Matt Lee, Sean Brock).
Top concierge Kevin McQuade makes it his mission to show visitors the essence of Charleston
A great read can turn any summer day into an escape—whether you’re jetting off to exotic locales or just packing your beach bag for an area island. Here, six new—or soon-to-be released—novels with local connections.
Did you know half of the Babiators sunglasses team lives here in the Holy City?
Talking hip-hop with dancer, instructor, and choreographer Naquan Villega
Folks from the world over become U.S. citizens this month at Middleton Place
A 10-year-old sells lemonade to raise funds for pediatric cancer
While navigating his toddler son’s “why” phase and failing to negotiate time for anything else, one local dad mulls over his parental incompetencies
When it comes to these showy bloomers, options abound. Pick the hydrangea variety that will thrive in your green space.
You could breeze around all summer in an airy, multi- colored maxi skirt, whether you bring it down to earth with a cotton tank like we did or pair it with a spicy crop top
Take your look from the beach to the street in style
Amber Joyner releases a soulful EP
Dapper local neckwear, plus a few blasts from the past