The City Magazine Since 1975

April 2021

Glimpse through the layered history of the city as well as the lives and livelihoods of merchants and tradesmen, mariners and artisans, immigrants and enslaved people

The local makes a second appearance at the Volvo Car Open

Created in 1903 on the upper west side of the Charleston peninsula, Hampton Park is the city’s largest park. The 61-acre green space boasts a bounty of ornamental gardens, walking and jogging trails, serene ponds—even a dog park.

Teen volunteers help prepare the nonprofit’s plant-based meals

The confection inspired a novel and an early sweet trend

A writer ponders what gets passed down, both the tangible and intangible elements of style

Warmer weather means it’s time to trade your heavy leather handbag for a colorful and airy springtime must-have

Find out what he’s wearing this spring

Plus, a Julia Berolzheimer + LAKE collab

See what a decor refresh with a pretty coastal palette and custom fabrics and furnishings can do

What’s happening this month

Pretty picks for spring

Read about the station, designed by architect and preservationist Albert Simons