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JUNE 2019

Where to get your fill at the Edge of America this summer

Embrace the sultry season with our tips on hitting the beaches; where to eat, drink, and chill; a variety of #SoCharleston experiences; and cool adventures in the AC

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jennifer Berry Hawes examines the Emanuel Church tragedy in a new book

Floating down the Edisto is a tried-and-true method for beating the summer heat, and lucky for Charlestonians, the river is only 35 miles from downtown. Get some data and outfitter details on this scenic waterway

Luke Meier talks ocean rescue on Charleston’s barrier islands

The 85th anniversary of the famous composer’s visit to Charleston to write the score of Porgy & Bess

Never lose sunglasses to the water again with this James Island-based business

King Street’s Haegur Plant Shop now has an in-house apothecary

Anywhere sharks have swum, their teeth are sure to be found. And Lowcountry rivers and beaches provide bountiful hunting grounds for the predators’ sharp fangs, from the great megalodons of the early Pleistocene era to today’s blue, tiger, and hammerhead varieties.

Poet and painter Joseph “P-Nut” Johnson gets his inspiration from his native city

Charleston Surfrider Foundation works to keep the beach and ocean clean for everyone


Seashell jewelry for beachy summer looks

A crochet cover-up doesn't have to be just for the beach. Take the look from the surf to a Sunday Funday brunch with a cami, pants, and sandals.

Charleston bridal designer Katherine McDonald’s timeless style goes beyond gowns. Take a peek at her summer necessities

How one family’s summer retreat keeps the natural surroundings front and center

Tips on making your fruit the star of the picnic table

What's happening this month?

New & notable openings around Charleston

Chatting with the owner of LowLife bar, on how he traded in cruel New York winters for a permanent vacation on Folly Beach

Rum boasts intriguing flavors that are often masked beneath sweeteners. Here’s why the spirit, without mixer bells and whistles, deserves the spotlight

How FAB Workshop empowers women in the food & beverage industry

Quintin Middleton of Middleton Made Knives shares tips on staying sharp in the kitchen

These Charleston early-risers have turned breakfast into the highlight of the day

A brief history of the Lowcountry's longest-running regatta

Love to support locally owned businesses? Meet some of the faces behind the brands and organizations that help set Charleston apart from Anywhere USA

Hot items for a cool summer