The City Magazine Since 1975

October 2015

A Lowcountry biking & camping adventure  
Get a first look at the grand new Gaillard, the $143.5-million performance hall and civic center that will open to great fanfare on October 9
An interior designer updates her grandmother’s brick colonial in The Crescent to suit modern family life and, in the process, carves out beautiful new spaces for outdoor living  
616 Meeting St., Suite A (843) 203-3255 www.sperocharleston.com
Circa 1886’s Marc Collins shares a trio of techniques for perfecting easy-to-find cuts
When you show up at a party to find a Coastal Crust truck on site—wood oven blazing and wine flowing—you know it’s going to be a blast. We caught up with owner Brian Piesner to learn more about his kitchens on wheels and to get the scoop on his brand-new restaurant, Vintage Coffee & Café
If you’ve been looking for a festive party drink, we’ve got the ticket: the First President Punch, a bourbon-based cocktail that’s easy to whip up ahead of time, leaving you free to enjoy your company.
Meet the two Charlestonians who started Independent Journal, one of the nation’s fastest- growing media outlets, in a Holy City apartment
North Charleston’s Germaine Jenkins is bringing fresh and affordable organic produce to a local food desert
This forbidding-looking structure at 21 Magazine Street holds a darker, more haunting side of Charleston history. Surrounded by a high brick wall, with windows grated with double rows of bars, the Charleston District Jail first opened in 1802 and remained operational until 1939.
Help Itinerant Literate Books hit the road
SkyView Aerial Solutions puts drone technology to good use
Tromp through a long-lost Lowcountry in Roger Pinckney’s new novel
A celebration of the local arts scene takes a final bow
The Lowcountry Maritime Society puts students at the helm through hands-on programming
Ready for a fashion Challenge? Embrace the season’s ”it” pant: the Culotte. We took our cues from BCBGMaxazria, Combining versatile neutral bottoms with a look-at-me top
Warm up to this easy, autumnal look  
As cooler temperatures descend upon the Lowcountry, folks fling back doors open once more to enjoy alfresco living.
Mark the seasons with ornamental grasses in a spectrum of shades
Craving a nice, warming brew? Try a Scotch-style ale.