The City Magazine Since 1975

February 2013

Restoring the historic camellias of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens
Looking for love? Don’t follow the herd
True tales and tips from food & bev pros who work the front lines of the dating scene
What 71 Charlestonians, both single and attached, had to say about the local dating scene, their best and worst dates, and where to find love in the Holy City
One guy’s perspective on settling down in the Holy City
They’ve seen it all—the good, the bad, the awkward. Two local pros share their tips for successfully finding and wooing a mate
Of all the superlative labels attached to Charleston—“most polite city,” “best place to live,” “top spot to visit”—the least talked about may be the only one that really matters: “most homeless.” A study conducted for the Conference of Mayors revealed that between 2010 and 2011, of 29 U.S.
There was a time when a carnivorous predilection for sausages, charcuterie, and the best fried chicken livers in the Lowcountry meant a trip to East Bay Street and passage through the timeworn brick arches of venerable old chophouse High Cotton.
The Grocery chef Kevin Johnson transforms the common root vegetable with three recipes
Grahame Long reveals a murderous side of Holy City history in Dueling in Charleston
Since 2003, Stephen Schabel has served as the (human) face of the Center for Birds of Prey’s flight demos, on site in Awendaw and at events like the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition.
Karen Ann Myers takes art to the bedroom with thought-provoking contemporary paintings
A locally based film production company has crews working around the nation
The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation helps low-income families hold on to ancestral land
Loving the red trend, we took a cue from gabriele colangelo, grounding a cardinal-colored ensemble with chocolate brown and a pop of white. P.S. it’s super chic to wear a belt over a coat
Seattle transplants awaken a sleepy creekside residence with a lively mix of tropical plants, crisp neutrals, and an abiding appreciation for life outdoors.
Plant nasturtium seeds this month for a punch of color in the garden and a peppery bite on the plate