The City Magazine Since 1975

December 2017

What will you be giving your true loves this holiday season? We used the old English carol as inspiration for a variety of Lowcountry-centric gift ideas, including some cool ways to give back to the community

Sofar Sounds invites fans to enter blind with open ears

Harlan Greene brings daring gay author Harry Hervey out of oblivion

Miniature artist Ken Hamilton makes a huge deal of tiny things

The iOKids app is boosting kids’ virtual abilities 

Meet a pro Santa—and his missus

Clarence Davis has logged an impressive 43 years as a bellman at The Mills House 

The Albert Sottile House’s cedar tree is decked annually with Christmas lights

At four Holy City churches, bells are rung to changes in the English tradition—an art form more rare than many realize 

Warm-hearted locals are spreading holiday cheer to families in need, one evergreen at a time 

Reflecting on blended family traditions and creating new ones

Wide, waist-enhancing belts are back this season

Cool-weather catwalks shone with space-age silver, which we especially love when it’s brought down to earth by pretty neutrals with amazing texture. We took our cues from Off-White

Catching up with the well-dressed owner of M. Dumas & Sons as the men’s clothing store rounds out its 100th year in business

The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston

When we asked Haute Design principal Beverly Bohan to conjure a welcoming guest room, she reached for classic pieces with wide appeal.

Grow a more intimate green space with podocarpus walls

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

Charleston Wine + Food’s Mary Austin celebrates the holiday season by serving up family soup recipes and nostalgic desserts

With Langdon’s and Opal under his belt, the Mount Pleasant restaurateur talks about his new pizzeria-raw bar, Wood & Grain, and why he’s loyal to East of the Cooper

Between gift shopping and decking the halls, the holiday season can be hectic. Let these seasonal sips from area bars make it a little merrier

Sisters Ann Warner and Allison Cagle, along with her husband, Hank, are now helming The Wreck, a 26-year-old mainstay in Mount Pleasant

Charleston Spice Exchange’s Marilyn Markel whips up a breakfast casserole perfect for popping in the oven on Christmas morning

Take a look at a sweet collaboration as High Wire Distilling Co. and The Grocery create two products made from the same produce

Stylish picks for the winter season

The charming tradition behind Ashley Hall's 93-year-old Christmas Play