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City of Charleston

February 2016
Towering over 65 feet high, this majestic Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) is said to be the oldest living thing...

October 2015
Get a first look at the grand new Gaillard, the $143.5-million performance hall and civic center that will open to...

August 2015
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus,...

August 2015
Tranquil beauty reigns in local David Rawle’s labor of love, the new Theodora Park in Ansonborough

March 2015
A pair of local brothers have been helping Charleston organizations proclaim their identities for 35 years

November 2014
As he heads down the homestretch, Mayor Riley seems to be gaining steam. He may need it

May 2014
Ebony City Soccer Club has cultivated 33 years of team players

April 2014
Jacob Lindsey brings equal parts chutzpah and worldly know-how to Charleston’s Civic Design Center

April 2014
A grand community garden opens in West Ashley

March 2014
Meet Dana Stevens, the L.A. writer and producer who set sultry new legal drama Reckless here in Charleston. 

January 2014
The future of Charleston is being shaped now. By whom? And how? And—grab your Google glasses for this one—will we be...

January 2014
Wisdom for the Challenges Ahead

December 2013
Celebrating the lives of six remarkable Charleston citizens who left us this year after helping to shape the city we...

February 2013
Of all the superlative labels attached to Charleston—“most polite city,” “best place to live,” “top spot to visit”—the...

January 2013
Charleston’s economic future hangs on more than dredging silt. Let’s talk silicon, software, and more cowbell

December 2012
Charles Ailstock searches for his next artistic passion

May 2012
Call it a cluster, a corridor, or whatever you want—the creative spirit in Charleston is reshaping our economy and even...

April 2012
Falling hard for an “inland” Eden, historic Hampton Park

January 2012
Preservation, economic growth, livability, regulation, redevelopment, pollution—age-old issues for Charleston are once...

November 2007
Local musician, promoter, writer, and scholar Jack McCray illuminates the Charleston music scene

October 2011
Ever since the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge opened in 2005 with bicycle and pedestrian lanes, the heavy use of the gateway...

April 2011
Tennis enthusiast Emily Brown rallies to establish a lifelong love of the game in the city’s youth

November 2010
A local couple journeys 250 miles to bring Ethiopian farmers one step closer to a better life

September 2010
The First Tee of Greater Charleston hits a hole in one mentoring young golfers

July 2010
Seventy-five years ago, DuBose Heyward and the Gershwin brothers took a chance on Broadway with Porgy and Bess

May 2010
Bolstered by reinvigorated venues, a surge of artists and creative entrepreneurs, and a strengthening reputation as a...

March 2008
Get the dirt on the City Greenhouse’s little-known community programs and volunteer opportunities

October 2009
Here are a variety of places to hit the pavement or follow a trail

March 2008
With vibrant cutting beds, seasonal veggies, and a host of DIY projects, Joan and Chad McDonald’s Wagener Terrace...

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