The City Magazine Since 1975

June 2011

Last summer was Charleston’s hottest on record—at least since 1938, when temperatures were first regularly monitored.
Whether on wave, wind, or waterway, board-sport enthusiasts stay stoked in Charleston’s aquatic playgrounds
Offering the delicious fare of chef de cuisine Nathan Thurston amidst graceful surroundings and a grand view of the Atlantic, The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island is a welcome retreat indeed.
Chef Craig Deihl relives a trip overseas for perfect summer party menus
One family’s front beach do-over (and over, and over!) finally gets it right
Surfing owes its popularity to a 19th-century, Charleston-born fan
Elise Testone bridges genres with a husky voice, delighting everyone from local fans to Snoop Dogg and Kevin Costner
Painter and gallery owner Lese Corrigan makes her life’s work celebrating Charleston
Slip on some shimmer and shine with this fancy-free crew of summer flops
Heirloom Book Company satisfies the local appetite for culinary lit of all vintages and varieties
It’s a fact that cold beer and hot weather go together like ice cream and cones. So scoop up these crowd-pleasing craft brews to sip anywhere from boat deck to backyard cookout
The season equals serpents to one transplanted Northern