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January 2017
With five hotels under construction and 11 more approved and in the pipeline to add to the current inventory of nearly...

September 2016
A Big Apple transplant reflects on the luxury of small-city living in her new Southern home

July 2016
Smithey Ironware is creating heirloom cookware with a contemporary look

May 2016
Artist Jonathan Green brings a colorful dose of African cultural authenticity to the Spoleto stage

April 2016
Jenny and Michael Messner nurture a bold, green future for Charleston, from the Low Line to Laurel Island, wherever...

February 2016
Activist and educator DR. MILLICENT BROWN was a “first child” to integrate Charleston public schools in 1963 and today...

January 2016
Tracy and Bob Doran infuse “community” back into community development—and have this thing for oysters

July 2015
Preservation Society executive director Kristopher King seeks to dovetail the past with progress in his favorite city

May 2015
In Wraggborough, an archetypical Charleston single is respectfully updated for modern living  

April 2015
With help from architect Bill Huey and interior designer Ginger Brewton, a Mount Pleasant family builds an elegant,...

February 2014
With a new name and expanded geographic reach, East Cooper Land Trust conserves open spaces for everyone.

February 2014

December 2013
Celebrating the lives of six remarkable Charleston citizens who left us this year after helping to shape the city we...

October 2013
In a town that loves to brunch, Bloody Marys are ubiquitous. Here are a few favorites  

September 2013
Local art enthusiasts Michele and Mike Seekings team up with muralist Karl Beckwith Smith to update a grand 1850s...

October 2013
Running and raising funds for wounded vets and locals in need

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

January 2013
Charleston’s economic future hangs on more than dredging silt. Let’s talk silicon, software, and more cowbell

June 2012
Revel in historical sophistication, minutes from town

March 2012
“Style is a reflection of one’s spirit.”

March 2012
Hank’s Seafood Restaurant dishes up its coveted recipes and more in a new cookbook

November 2011
Interior designer Cortney Bishop turns her love-at-first-sight “impulse buy” into inspired family digs filled with bold...

July 2011
A lively James Island clan face-lifts their traditional two-story digs with creativity and color

April 2011
One couple’s James Island garden comes of age