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July 2018
The ”Great Shake” of August 31, 1886, was one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded on the East Coast. Its epicenter...

July 2018
A Holy City choir heads for coveted residencies across the pond

June 2018
The cofounder and CEO of Brackish—maker of feather bow ties and naturally inspired accessories—is a T-shirt snob with a...

June 2018
Some 85 years ago, downtown residents could take a dip much closer to home

June 2018
Before soft drinks and seltzer water were omnipresent in supermarkets, Lewis Y. Chupein II’s 19th-century soda fountain...

June 2018
As The Footlight Players’ new executive director, Brian Porter has a modern plan for Charleston’s oldest theater...

May 2018
Talking motherhood, wardrobe splurges, and “the neighbor’s dog Elvis” with the Southern Charm cast member behind one of...

May 2018
With help from architectural designer Hunter Kennedy, Charleston Artist Collective founder Allison Williamson and her...

April 2018
With evergreen curiosity and a deep-seeded love of plants, Patti McGee cultivates the quintessential Southern garden—a...

April 2018
Human Resources’ Champagne will leave you buzzed

March 2018
On the tip of the peninsula, Molly and Ted Fienning’s haute home embraces their love of clean-lined modernity while...

March 2018
How a lucky pairing at Charleston Wine + Food and a delicious kitchen mishap gave one man a new start 

March 2018
Talking shop with graphic designer Blake Suárez, an F&B-community fave who works with brands both local and...

March 2018
Catch the Charleston Pipe Band reveling during its “high holy day”

February 2018
A 1960s brick ranch in West Ashley’s Old Charles Towne neighborhood gets a cool makeover with a mix of mid-century...

February 2018
Restaurateur Karalee Nielsen Fallert whips up a mid-morning spread of savory baked eggs with mushrooms, honeycrisp...

January 2018

January 2018
BJ Stadelman brings plants and handmade pots to the people 

January 2018
With help from stylist Nathalie Naylor, a local physician marries his love of modernism with his 19th-century French...

January 2018
After a 12-year run at Lana Restaurant, the Charleston native traded fine dining for fast casual at Kairos—but his...

January 2018
Samuel F. B. Morse (yes, that Morse) was once Charleston’s most fashionable portraitist

January 2018
The Charleston Jazz Academy nurtures improv skills and elevates musicianship among all ages

December 2017
Sisters Ann Warner and Allison Cagle, along with her husband, Hank, are now helming The Wreck, a 26-year-old mainstay...

December 2017
At four Holy City churches, bells are rung to changes in the English tradition—an art form more rare than many realize 

November 2017
The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston

November 2017
A circa-1915 American foursquare in Hampton Park Terrace gets a new lease on life, plus perhaps another century or two...

November 2017
With an eye toward the future as much as the past, Historic Charleston Foundation’s outgoing CEO, Katharine “Kitty”...

November 2017
Casey Glowacki of Five Loaves Cafe, Sesame Burgers & Beer, and Ember Wood Fired Kitchen serves up a savory spin on...

October 2017
The founder of J. Stark paused from crafting leather accessories and running his retail space at 208 Coming Street to...