The City Magazine Since 1975

November 2016

A new album, a new baby, and a new take on some old-as-the-hillbillies rock ’n’ roll truths keep Charleston’s favorite musical duo, Shovels & Rope, making a grand noise
This Thanksgiving, take a cue from five chefs’ flavorful sides—heavy on the veg—and serve some soon-to-be new traditions for your family’s feast
Web developer Rich Yessian’s home in the sky makes for a rare modern addition to downtown’s historic landscape
A grassroots group builds community and inspires a love for nature in all ages
Andra Watkins’s latest novel fuses historical fiction with time travel for a riveting story
For the love of cycling—but also good food and company—Charles Fox serves up an 18th FestiVELO 
In 1936, modern masterpieces from the collection of Solomon and Irene Guggenheim debuted at the Gibbes
If the Holy City could count its blessings this month, the iconic public building at the corner of Church Street and Queen Street (once called Dock Street), would justly be among them.
Dedicated members of a church youth group create a thriving community hub, the Romney Urban Garden 
Reptile leather, along with its faux kinfolk, is bringing exotic, eye-catching texture to all manner of accessories this season 
A divine chinoiserie gown graced Gucci’s fall/winter catwalk; we brought the look down to earth in the form of a glam pantsuit, using accessories to pick up pops of color from the floral fabric
Catching up with the founder of HookNHide Belts, a local biz making belt buckles that are shaped like fish—from bull dolphin to rainbow trout—and function as bottle openers
The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston
In our lush climate, it’s possible to spend time outdoors almost every day of the year. Why not take full advantage with an outdoor kitchen?
For sweet, cool-weather fruit, plant persimmon trees
What’s happening this month?
710 King St. (843) 531-6868 www.littlejackstavern.com
Our taste-and-tell guide to some of the latest food and beverage openings in Charleston
Butcher & Bee’s Chelsey Conrad creates three dishes with pecans
An artisanal baby-food delivery service for raising healthy and happy eaters
Few foods smell as good as an oven-roasted turkey on the final Thursday in November. Yet some Thanksgiving Day traditions are made to be broken. This year, why not fire up a charcoal grill for a crispy-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside bird?
Home goods and fashion pieces that celebrate the season
In this circa-1945 photograph, WAVES Specialists 3rd class Nora Scott and Virginia Chenoweth are at work in the control tower at Naval Air Station Charleston