A brief history of the Lowcountry's longest-running regatta
The 85th anniversary of the famous composer’s visit to Charleston to write the score of Porgy & Bess
How the Jenkins Orphanage launched many musical careers
With a lane designated just for them, the city’s early cyclists rode across the Ashley more than a century ago
The Hospital Workers’ Movement began 50 years ago this March
The surprising figure behind 200 Years of Charleston Cooking
Santa Claus—and live reindeer—came to town for Charleston’s first Christmas parade in the midst of the Great Depression
In mid-century Charleston, The Book Basement served equally as shop, salon, and safe space
In 1917, the United States entered World War I, and almost immediately things began to change around Charleston Harbor.
In the fall of 1957, the College of Charleston was gearing up for what was then one of the school’s biggest social...
The top 13 moments in the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon’s history
Despite the danger and boatloads of trouble that storms have unleashed upon the Holy City in the past, locals try not...
Can you believe this mid-century vista shows the same hectic intersection of Coleman and Whilden where drivers can now...
On July 4, 1976, the United States had one heck of a birthday, and South Carolina didn’t miss the party
Some 85 years ago, downtown residents could take a dip much closer to home
Remembering Charleston’s famous (and famously dashing) aerobatic pilot, Bevo Howard
Contemporary artist William Halsey nurtured the city as an educator for more than 40 years.
A circa-1865 stereo card (below) shows the race-course club house where Union officers were imprisoned; lower-ranked...
Since azaleas were introduced to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, their springtime explosion has given way to boundless...
When New York philanthropists Victor and Marjorie Nott Morawetz decided to find a winter home in 1929, they had the...
When it came to style in the 1940s, no one held a candle to Babe Paley
Charleston newcomers once turned to “Strangers Guides” for information about the city
During World War II, many a young person found love in an unlikely place: the Joseph Manigault House.
On the evening of January 29, 1940, King Street’s Gloria Theatre was humming with excitement.
Samuel F. B. Morse (yes, that Morse) was once Charleston’s most fashionable portraitist