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October 2019
Spoil your pooch with these Holy City treats rated four paws up

December 2018
The Silver Bells ring in the season

June 2018
Rare Creatures prepares to launch an impressive freshman album

May 2018
Rusty’s Cool Guitars sells specialty instruments to support veterans, arts education, and animal rescue

February 2018
Southern Trapper crafts rugged wares from animal skins

February 2018
She Returns From War debuts a fresh sound

November 2017
NEEDTOBREATHE unplugs for Charleston

May 2017
Activism, art, and a flood of urgency inform and awaken the work of Mary Edna Fraser

November 2016
A new album, a new baby, and a new take on some old-as-the-hillbillies rock ’n’ roll truths keep Charleston’s favorite...

October 2016
Dead 27s debuts an impressive full-length album

September 2016
The story behind Stop Light Observations’ latest album

August 2016
The Travelin’ Kine releases its debut album

June 2016
Steven Fiore brings his smart lyrics and irresistible melodies to new project Young Mister

May 2016
Conor Donohue’s songwriting shines in new release Cayenne

Slow Runner releases an inspired new album

September 2014
When professor Marc Regnier isn’t training the next generation of classical guitarists, he’s recording with the greats 

September 2015
Local fave Brave Baby releases a sophomore album

May 2015
In Wraggborough, an archetypical Charleston single is respectfully updated for modern living  

April 2015
Dan Lehrich left an L.A. dream job to head a Holy City tech start-up. Find out why

November 2014
Borboleto Audio Mastering polishes music to perfection

November 2014
HoneySmoke harmonizes musical genres in a debut album—hear it live at upcoming shows

October 2014
Logan Venderlic brings his latest tunes to The Pour House

October 2014
We caught up with the super-busy chef—who this month opens Minero, a taqueria on East Bay Street—about his new cookbook...

September 2014
Shovels & Rope’s sophomore album heads for folk glory

August 2014
Thanks to a totally efficient design, an eco-minded family downsizes into the modern and sustainable home of their...

August 2014
Marine scientist Dr. Peter Kingsley-Smith talks artificial oyster reefs, invasive shrimp, and miraculous crabs

May 2014
Dead 27s’ debut EP captures the soul of Southern rock  

April 2014
Catch up with guitarist Lee Barbour, who creates surf jazz, gypsy swing, and more

December 2013
You could spend a week out on the open ocean, braving the tempest with Mark Marhefka on his local fishing boat, Amy...

September 2013
The Charleston Academy of Music brings classical training to young students across the Lowcountry