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Southern Bloom Press makes modern pressed flower art


Despite their great size, long lifespan (50-plus years), and an armor-like shell that helps protect them from...


Meet Cathryn Davis Zommer, the force behind Enough Pie, which this month hosts its annual arts extravaganza,...


With help from architectural designer Hunter Kennedy, Charleston Artist Collective founder Allison Williamson and...


The Charleston Lindy Exchange isn’t just for veteran swingers


Contemporary artist William Halsey nurtured the city as an educator for more than 40 years. 




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Six Hours at Freshfields Village

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When you get that spring fashion itch, venture Freshfields Village, where Lowcountry meets high style. Here, local stylist Andrea Serrano walks us through a few of her favorite shops in the Village.

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If you’ve yet to navigate the international mix of music, dance, theater, and more that Spoleto Festival USA (...


A circa-1865 stereo card (below) shows the race-course club house where Union officers were imprisoned; lower-ranked...


How Leigh Webber went from wedding photographer to underwater artist—and what this month’s “Dive In” exhibit is all...


Local startup Citibot is “democratizing democracy” 


Knotty Cards captures real-life sentiments (P.S.: they can get R-rated)


Some humorous advice for soon-to-be college grads


Talking bevs and ’booch with the Charlotte-born brewer behind Dalai Sophia kombucha


Charleston’s growth has been a boon for, and in part driven by, its creative community. The return of festival...


Hovering between 50 and 400 feet, drones allow photographers to capture our region from intriguing new heights....


Annuals that reseed, rain barrels, and events for green thumbs


Bright additions for your wardrobe and home


After wowing audiences the world over with their soulful, get-up-and-dance versions of Sea Island spirituals and...


Zero George Restaurant’s Vinson Petrillo serves an up-tempo spin on the traditional appetizer, perfect for bringing...


Pouring over the history of the Charleston Teapot, one of the city’s first gourmet groceries


Here’s where to carb-load before the Bridge Run—or whenever you have a craving


On April 28, the city celebrates Waterfront Park’s new name


For more than 20 years, Yvonne Smalls has hosted an invite-only ladies’ luncheon in her Wando garden


Human Resources’ Champagne will leave you buzzed


With evergreen curiosity and a deep-seeded love of plants, Patti McGee cultivates the quintessential Southern garden...


With folks around the globe celebrating Earth Day on April 22, here’s a look at successes in sustainability and land...


When New York philanthropists Victor and Marjorie Nott Morawetz decided to find a winter home in 1929, they had the...


Meet the “nature nerd” helping guide TheBEND


Since azaleas were introduced to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, their springtime explosion has given way to...


Silver was the preferred metal for dining, drinking, lighting, and decorative ware in the early Charleston home, and...


With help from Caribbean-influenced designer Allison Elebash, Kirk and Tara King turned an 1890s Sullivan’s Island...


Take a peek into Julia Deckman’s vibrant world 


Stumped over how to build artful landscaping into your outdoor spaces? Here, find three plant combos centered around...


The Contents Co. conjures heavenly fragrances from all-natural ingredients


Holly Stuart Home designs smart accessories for dining and drinking