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  • So Charleston

    Charleston abounds with images of the pineapple—in art, architecture, even notepaper and handmade jewelry. While the city isn’t responsible for making the tropical fruit a symbol of hospitality, its mannerly residents certainly embraced the custom early on and carry it forward today.

  • Local Seen

    Brandy Culp makes collections from Charleston’s past her present tense

  • So Charleston

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

  • So Charleston

    Grits, more commonly called “hominy grits” by Charlestonians, are as much a part of the Lowcountry diet as the shrimp placed atop them (an 1894 News & Courier article stated, “hardly a family in the city does not have this dainty little crustacean served for breakfast”

  • Channel Markers
    Biz - Sci - Tech

    CoPilot Designated Drivers gets you and your car home safely

  • Local Seen

    Catching up with Scott Blackwell, the serially successful food and bev entrepreneur behind High Wire Distilling Co.

  • Channel Markers
    Southern View

    One native ponders the loss of longtime local grocery chain, and friend,
    Piggly Wiggly

  • Community

    There’s a romance to rare, decades-old cars—a beauty you don’t have to be a “gearhead” to appreciate. Don’t believe it? Try attending one of the two motoring fests rolling into the Lowcountry this fall.

  • Local Seen

    Sharon Cooper-Murray preserves the disappearing language and folk art of the Gullah Geechee culture 

  • History

    It just might be the most unusual—and enjoyable—of all Charleston creations. 

  • Biz - Sci - Tech

    A paws-atively people-friendly dog park
     

  • Biz - Sci - Tech

    Bringing the buy-local movement to the floral industry

     

  • History

    On the banks of the Cooper River lies Magnolia Cemetery, or the Garden of the Dead, where ancient oaks drip moss over funerary sculptures and grand mausoleums honoring powerful Holy City families, hundreds of Confederate soldiers, even the Hunley heroes.

  • History

    Get in the spirit of All Hallow's Eve and head out to some of the Lowcountry’s spookiest spots. Supernatural occurrences around the Lowcountry are as abundant as the oysters along its salty channels.

  • Southern View

    One local writer ponders just how Southern, charming, and real Bravo’s new TV show set in Charleston could possibly be

  • Local Seen

    Brien Beidler brings his rare craftsmanship to the Charleston Library Society’s priceless tomes 

  • Community

    National accolades and “Best-of” designations have stacked up for Charleston in recent years, but we’ve known all along that ours is the best city in the world.

  • Biz - Sci - Tech

    We’re counting the days till The Peoples Press’ “Pop Art and Fever Dreams”-themed 2014 calendar of hand-screen-printed art goes on sale. Find out how you can get one of your own before they sell out.
     

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