The City Magazine Since 1975

June 2017

A modern guide to an old-fashioned good time

SK8 Charleston: 1549 Oceanic St. Monday-Friday, 2-10 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday: BMX biking only. $3, $1 spectator, $40 annual pass.

Marsh grass, oyster beds, and pluff mud at every turn—just 70 miles down the coast in Beaufort

Schola St. George studies historical martial arts

Folk singer and songwriter Avi Jacob is set to release another soul-baring EP this month

Catching up with Mary Alice Monroe in advance of her latest novel’s debut 

Washed up jellies, scampering crustaceans, tiny shells bound mysteriously into chains: all are common finds on South Carolina shores. But how much do you actually know about the physical features of a ghost crab or the lifestyle of the predatory plumed worm?

The new HOBA app lets users hail boats now—or reserve them for later

Airemos reinvents the event tent

Stephen Wayne and Jeff Querin pack their pint-size theater with musical comedies they both pen and perform in 

Take a dip into swimwear history via six retro suits

Lowcountry nonprofit Adaptive Expeditions is making outdoor adventures and recreational sports accessible to disabled locals—and this month, it launches a first-of-its kind fishing tournament

Confessions of a shark’s-teeth hunter

Our top pics for one-piece swimsuits

Yellow shines in many of this season’s collections, but Lela Rose’s ensemble combining the color with crisp white feels especially suited to the holy city. We kept the florals—and the flounce—but toned down the palette

The founder and creative director of Matthias Kaupermann, which launched in 2015 with luxe cornhole boards, fills us in on his new belts and summer faves

The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston

A beach-house design needn’t be overly nautical. Take this living-room look dreamed up by design pro Muffie Faith.

Tasty stone fruits, silver-green foliage, and unique trunks earn olive trees a place in the garden 

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

The Gin Joint’s MariElena Raya makes a Mexican-inspired meal with a hand from Dad

The CODfather owner wasn’t sure if a British chippy would catch on here. One year, 100,000 pounds of potatoes, and 8,000 pounds of cod later, he’s just getting started

If you like piña coladas, you’re going to love these Holy City twists on classic tiki drinks. Pass the pink umbrellas!

Splash into summer with these cool finds

“The Whip” (pictured here circa-1937) at “Folly’s Playground,” a beachfront amusement park nestled between the Atlantic Pavilion and the original pier.