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Few would argue that the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) is among the most charming members of the Lowcountry animal kingdom, what with its graceful moves, perma-smile, and playful personality.
On July 16, 2005, the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge (named for the state senator who spearheaded the campaign for its construction) opened amidst great fanfare, a year ahead of schedule. Folks who feared its pair of narrow predecessors, the 1929 John P. Grace Memorial and 1966 Silas N.
Take a sneak peek at native son Jack Alterman’s soon-to-be-released photography book, My City Charleston (My City Publishing, June 2015), featuring an essay from novelist Josephine Humphreys.
The early 18th-century British explorer Mark Catesby called this tall, slender perennial grass the “sea-side oat,” observing that it was found “on sand hills; so near the sea, that at high tides the water flows to it.” Thriving in salty environs, Uniola paniculata is integ