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May 2017
In the 1700s, locals flocked to alfresco concerts in The Orange Garden

April 2017
Once part of Chicago’s bustling restaurant scene, Jeremy Storey flew the coop to start a free-range chicken haven on...

September 2016
A young family trades the bustle of Manhattan for a custom oceanfront oasis on the Isle of Palms

August 2016
Tina Hirsig creates space for her own artistic practice despite a hectic schedule as wife, mom, and teacher

May 2016
Meet the artist behind Romney Urban Garden’s mosaic mural and get her tips for bringing the art form to your own green...

March 2016
Our taste-and-tell guide to some of the latest food and beverage openings in Charleston.

February 2016
In Wagener Terrace, a family transforms a ho-hum stucco box into a cheery mid-century-modern stunner  

November 2015
With large, trumpet-shaped blooms, amaryllis make festive additions to your December decor when planted now

September 2015
A marquee mansion overlooking White Point Garden had been long neglected. Not any more. The Hammond family has rescued...

An artistic family breathes new life into one of the oldest homes in Mount Pleasant

June 2015
When furnishing the nursery, aesthetically minded mamas-to-be would do well to follow Jennifer Mathis’ lead. In...

April 2015
The Bee Cause Project is busily installing hives (67 by spring’s end!) in schools and businesses here and beyond

March 2015
The maker of performance wear, fabrics, and accessories continues its dramatic growth with a new manufacturing facility...

March 2015
Gillian Zettler dishes on her first year as executive director of the BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival

December 2014
Grow these shimmery beauties throughout your garden for a winter green space that glows

August 2014
Marine scientist Dr. Peter Kingsley-Smith talks artificial oyster reefs, invasive shrimp, and miraculous crabs

March 2014
The Macintosh and Oak Steakhouse chef Jeremiah Bacon hatches three egg recipes

March 2014
Each spring, azalea blooms turn the Lowcountry landscape into a kaleidoscope of pink, red, purple, magenta, and white....

February 2014

November 2013
All the Holy City’s a stage for modern dance choreographer Kristin Alexander

August 2013
Buzzing area schools.

May 2013
Two sleuths team up on a major mystery in a young adult page-turner set in the Lowcountry

March 2013
The winner of the HGTV Dream Home is announced this month

February 2013
Restoring the historic camellias of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

February 2013
Seattle transplants awaken a sleepy creekside residence with a lively mix of tropical plants, crisp neutrals, and an...

January 2013
Jenny Sanford snaps up and streamlines an old beach cottage for the next chapter of just-right island life with her boys

November 2012
Ben Bridwell—front man of Grammy-nominated rock group Band of Horses—on anticipating the release of a fourth album,...

September 2012
Oil painter Charles Williams shares the story behind his latest series