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The stout, cinnamon-colored bird officially dubbed Thryothorus ludovicianus is a year-round Lowcountry resident—a native of forests, thickets, and cypress swamps who’s adapted to suburban living, particularly liking wooded or brushy yards.
Well before the area north of downtown’s Morrison Drive became home to such hip establishments as Edmund’s Oast, Lewis Barbecue, and Revelry Brewing Co., “NoMo,” as the neighborhood has been dubbed, was the site of beloved meat-and-three Kitty’s Fine Foods.
Every few years, we survey Charleston’s culinary scene, asking area gourmands, food writers, and other F&B pros to share their picks in myriad categories, from locally distilled spirits to down-home seafood.
One of the few forest creatures regularly spied by city- and suburb-dwellers today, the white-tailed deer—the official animal of South Carolina, and 10 other states!—was essential to early life in the United States.
With five hotels under construction and 11 more approved and in the pipeline to add to the current inventory of nearly 4,500 rooms, can Charleston handle more tourism or will downtown livability need its own “Vacancy” sign?