The City Magazine Since 1975


June 2024
His discoveries led to new cardiovascular treaments and to the development of Viagra

April 2024
The first group of Huguenots arrived on the ship Richmond in April 1680

March 2024
After she moved, the mansion become a guesthouse that hosted the elite and she remained the talk of the town

January 2024
Bachman arrived in Charleston in January 1815 and befriendsed naturalist John James Audubon

December 2023
Bonnet was hanged to death near White Point Garden in December 1718

September 2023
Simpson was born in Charleston on September 20, 1968

April 2023
Find out which local buildings he helped design

March 2023
The International African American Museum opens near the site later this year

February 2023
Find out how Murray, who was orphaned as a child, earned his wealth and why he shared it with the city

January 2023
The sea captain designed a system of flags to enable ships to communicate

December 2022
Before Sullivan’s Island, the tiny town of Moultieville, incorporated in December in 1817, offered a respite from heat...

November 2022
In November 1865, 52 Black men met at Zion Church to combat the state’s proposed black codes

October 2022
Businessman Jack Dobbins was found dead after a night of partying in what the press called “The Candlestick Murder”

September 2022
A brief hisotry of jazz pianist and songwriter Tom Delaney

July 2022
Read about the history of the pier and get an update on current construction

May 2022
Find out how one of the trailblazers gave back to her community

April 2022
Colonial Lake has been designated for public use and recreation since the British ruled Charleston

March 2022
Learn the projects the Garden Club of Charleston has helped plant