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May 2017
The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston

March 2017
A community-driven business peddles good eats for a good cause

January 2017
Behind a stately colonial façade, an Old Village residence overflows with color, pattern, and texture

November 2016
Dedicated members of a church youth group create a thriving community hub, the Romney Urban Garden 

September 2016
Rarely viewed and never-before-seen works by Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, aka “Cousin Alice,” will be reunited at...

With help from designer Cortney Bishop, a pair of Chicago transplants bring low-maintenance sophistication to a South...

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

July 2016
Take refuge from those summer scorchers inside downtown’s newest—and coolest—fitness studios

July 2016
Tapping into the design-minded consumer’s shift toward fewer, higher-quality things, The Commons finds success with its...

May 2016
The Footlight Players award the first Anthony Aston Honors this month

January 2016
On Daniel Island, Kelly and David Lyle mark a new chapter in their lives with a stunning custom abode  

September 2015
How do you define “luxury”? Perhaps it’s an occasional indulgence, or a unique experience, or even something...

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

March 2015
The Charleston Book Union creatively champions the paper arts

A creative couple builds a new home inspired by Charleston’s historical cotton warehouses, with a little help from...

December 2014
Charleston’s oldest craft-beer producer steps up its game

October 2014
A local businesswoman and community volunteer turns a 1956 residence into the contemporary home of her dreams—without...

August 2014
An awards show celebrates local drama this month

August 2014
Fashion’s getting groovy again this fall. Marc Jacobs took a minimalist approach that we translated with flared pants,...

July 2014
The Charleston Fine Art Dealers’ Association puts paint on school palettes 

May 2014
William Halsey, Jasper Johns, and Shepard Fairey: three South Carolina artists from three generations, whose insistence...

May 2013
A Charleston native channels her creative energy into a genre-defying performing arts series

March 2014
Coastal Community Foundation celebrates 40 years of helping individuals and nonprofits better the Lowcountry

December 2013
We’re up for a taste of Sean Brock’s Nashville, and the whole city feels like it’s smoldering with creative energy—for...

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

July 2013
How to transform a late-1700s cotton warehouse-turned 1950s residence into a home perfectly suited to Holy City living...

June 2013
With penthouse views, vibrant hues, and a come-as-you-are vibe, this Isle of Palms summer home revises beachhouse basics

May 2013
Meet Scott Watson, the new leader of the Office of Cultural Affairs, and learn what the regime change means for banking...

December 2012
Concrete, wood, glass, and steel headline one family’s sunny vacation home on the marsh