The City Magazine Since 1975

July 2010

To commemorate Charleston magazine’s 35th anniversary, we honor 35 visionary, passionate, progressive, focused, effective people from all realms of influence who have helped shape the city we love since 1975.
The lavender- and rosemary-infused Inspiration vodka has finally hit local liquor store shelves. Learn to use it in the ultimate summer martini
Light Fantastic: One couple’s luminous summer retreat
Light Years: Four decades of illuminating work by Rhett Thurman
When temperatures climb high, opt for low-impact ambling along the little-known Patriots Point Trail
The South Carolina Aquarium celebrates 10 years of aquatic adventures
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros take on the Holy City
Seventy-five years ago, DuBose Heyward and the Gershwin brothers took a chance on Broadway with Porgy and Bess
This summer, set your sights on bold, bright shades
Cool ways to put a freeze on summer swelter
The 23-year-old Charleston Battery forward kicks around thoughts on music, relationships, and the sport he’s played since age four
The oldest Junior League cookbook still in print, Charleston Receipts celebrates 60
In the wine world, rosés are back in bloom—and without thorny price tags. Chill one of these delicious picks for refreshing summertime sipping
Savor the summer crop with advice from seasoned soul food chef Alluette Jones-Smalls