The City Magazine Since 1975

August 2018

Last spring, a call for entries netted more than 600 submissions to our fifth annual photo contest.

A trio of local creatives threw an intimate (and seriously stunning) tropical-themed dinner party to celebrate the opening of The Vault on King—Charleston’s newest creative co-op. Get their fresh entertainig tips and recipes!

Your guide to the 2018 World Equestrian Games being held in Tryon, NC September 11-13

Ladies, Wine and Design bands creatives together

The Lost Queen remembers a woman history forgot—and the man behind “Merlin”

Jeremy Tunstill serves monthly cafeteria menus with a side of humor 

Groundbreaking research at the Mace Brown Museum

Craftsmen come to create at The Workshops at Howard Heights

This month, some 35,300 students begin filling dorms, buying textbooks, and (let’s be realistic) cracking open beers as they return to eight tricounty colleges and universities—from a law school to a med school to an establishment teaching age-old building trades.

Artist Devin McKinney searches for deeper meaning through light and sound

Find yourself envisioning Jurassic Park’s flying dinosaurs when you see a brown pelican mid-air?

The Genesis Project, which teaches kids in rural areas to swim, breaks ground on a Hollywood pool

Pondering the upsides of steamy August—like boredom...and bingo

Cheery and energizing, yellow shines as one of this season’s hottest hues. While every shade is fair game, we sought to fill Scouting Report with tones that can take you into fall

Not often does fashion deliver a look as comfy and accessible as overalls—make the most of it! With a dark wash and dainty neckline, this pair dresses up nicely

The founder of children’s clothing company Pixie Lily is a downtown dweller who keeps chickens and has an appreciation for funky family heirlooms

Learn how to fend off the biggest plant pests—and when you should roll out the welcome mat

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Our taste-and-tell guide to some of the latest food-and-beverage openings in Charleston

John Lewis of Lewis Barbecue and Juan Luis adds his signature chiles to grilled pork chops and cheesy creamed corn for an up-tempo summer feast

Meet the passionate owner of Bitty & Beau’s, a coffee shop with locations in Charleston and Wilmington run by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Cool off with refreshing, green tea-flavored scoops from Kelly Chu of Cirsea Ice Cream and Red Orchids China Bistro in West Ashley

Feast on five variations of the tortilla-wrapped staple, from old-school roasted pork to a kimchi-topped dish

In the mid-18th century, one vibrant yellow peach was the most popular in the land 

Inside Lowcountry Creamery, the Bowman dairy farm crafting yogurt and milk products

Can you believe this mid-century vista shows the same hectic intersection of Coleman and Whilden where drivers can now spot the likes of The Shelter and Page’s Okra Grill?

Brighten up your wardrobe and home with these fun additions