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Temporary wonders at the South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition

Learn why Charleston garden and design enthusiasts are hitting the road for this hidden-gem destination

Browse our selection of fine watches from local retailers

Ed Smalls’s Smalls Paradise was known for late nights and welcoming integrated audiences

Find out how the purple berry has been used to keep bugs at bay

Get owner Rebecca Steinberg’s tips for getting rid of emotional clutter


What's in Store: Gold Creations

Classic Charleston Tea Party with Gold Creations.
Founded in 1975 by Glenn and Vicki Wolfe, Gold Creations has been selling jewelry and covetable treasures in the Charleston City Market ever since. Shop Gold Creations @


Luxury finds for you and your home

Plus the bright flavor profile of Meyer lemons and Kentucky mint

After striking out on her own with Life Raft Treats in 2018, the pastry chef is hitting her stride with her artful...

Our taste-and-tell guide to some of the latest and most noteworthy food-and-beverage offerings

And help select the Readers’ Choice Award winner!

Plus tips on hosting a traditional crab crack

Elegant picks for August

Plus, two favorite local stores are making moves

Find out how her pandemic project led to hundreds of commissions

An engineer uses 3-D printing to transform children’s “perfectly imperfect” pieces of art  into treasured jewelry...

Scraps of Magic is hosting a grand re-opening in time for back-to-school shopping

Dig into summer workshops and prep your containers for the deluge

With In Polite Company, she joins the coterie of local women novelists writing beach-worthy reads

Contemporary modernism meets romantic Gothic and Italianate architectural details

The nonprofit sparks students’ curiosity and teaches real-world skills in the media arts

The show comes to Charleston in Season 2, which premieres next month

Robert Purvis dedicated his life to ending slavery and defending human rights

Garden designer Beverly Rivers shares her passion project

Smart tricks for staging a July revival

This month's garden happenings

It’s part comprehensive reference guide and part coffee-table book