The City Magazine Since 1975

November 2015

For prolific artist Richard ''Duke'' Hagerty, a four-decade retrospective of his wild surrealist paintings is just another launching point
Very Charleston selections for everyone on your list
Meet the honorees, read about their good deeds, learn more about the finalists for Nonprofit of the Year, and join us to celebrate philanthropy in the Lowcountry!
Fifteen years of dedicated work for Sea Island Habitat for Humanity
The PR maven who donates her media savvy and storytelling skills to great causes  
A small company gives back in a big way—$2.4 million big
Planting seeds of transformation in a once-blighted neighborhood and beyond  
The poet and book editor continues to leave her mark for positive change in the Lowcountry
Mission: To identify and address vital environmental issues by providing medical care to injured birds of prey and shorebirds  
Mission: To rescue and re-home horses in need and prevent future cruelty
Mission: To help children, adolescents, and adults identify and overcome learning challenges, including learning disabilities, social/behavioral difficulties, ADHD, and dyslexia  
Bold hosiery is everywhere right now­—work it into your look
Mission: To encourage and support self-sufficiency and self-worth for people in need in our community through education, wellness, and outreach services  
Why wouldn’t you wear snowy hues come cool weather? Layer on garments in a mix of cozy fabrics for a textured, monochromatic look like MCQ Alexander McQueen’s
This season, we’re loving how structured, top-handle purses are harkening  back to more refined times
With large, trumpet-shaped blooms, amaryllis make festive additions to your December decor when planted now
The holidays serve up a cornucopia of flavors, so choosing a wine that pairs well with every dish presents a challenge. “Keep it simple—select a bottle based on the star protein,” advises advanced sommelier Patrick Emerson, cofounder of Curated Selections Wine Group.
WildFlour Pastry’s Lauren Mitterer shares three creamy dishes, from savory to sweet
Local kids head to code camp
J. Stark sells timeless leather goods to a hip generation
The Waring Historical Library’s portrait project
The High Divers debut Riverlust
Nancy Stevenson made South Carolina history as lieutenant governor
Attorney-turned-celebrated-conductor Ken Lam takes the helm of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra
A Charleston native reflects on the evolution of local philanthropy
Whoopie pies, a longtime staple of many a bakery case, are typically made with pillowy-soft chocolate cookies sandwiching a vanilla-cream filling.
Lowcountry anglers will tell you that fall’s the best time to cast for Sciaenops ocellatus, the state’s most popular saltwater game fish.
“Feeling cozy is all about comforting natural textures,” says interior and textile designer Lauren Mendenhall. With a nod to coastal living, she warms up a family room with richly printed linens, a deep-blue velvet sofa, and earthy elements like rattan and grasscloth