The City Magazine Since 1975

November 2013

Putting heart, soul, and a whole lot of can-do spirit into local giving
Mission: To serve the greater good by supporting local nonprofits and helping those less fortunate  
Mission: To help children and adults with disabilities find accomplishment through equine-assisted therapies  
Mission: To raise funds for children’s cancer research, especially neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer that affects the sympathetic nervous system
Mission: To end the euthanasia of all cats and dogs in the Lowcountry through adoption, education, and spay and neuter services
Mission: To provide positive, community-based activities, trips, and events for kids with cancer and their families
Fostering children’s ideas and actions to give back
Running and raising funds for wounded vets and locals in need
Sharing the wealth in money and business smarts alike
Empowering employees to get involved
Lending effort and expertise to a higher calling
Catering to myriad deserving causes for decades
Bringing lavish nonprofit fundraisers to fruition on a shoestring
Leading the next generation of do-gooders by example
Making life-saving service a part of daily life
Ensuring a future for People Against Rape
How’d you like to share a holiday potluck with some of the town’s best chefs? Join hosts Mickey and Ellen Bakst for a special Thanksgiving dinner with their fellow F&B friends­—and pick up some delicious recipes and clever tips along the way  
If someone asks you where to get the best pork rinds in town, you can send them to Warehouse with confidence.
You’ve heard of Pecha Kucha and TEDxCharleston; well now comes a thought summit for arguably the city’s most well-known ambassadors—chefs. 
We’ll tell you. Suds are flowing all over town and it’s not just the breweries. From Egan & Sons opening in the old downtown Moe’s to Bohemian Bull Tavern & Beer Garden on James Island, Charleston’s seeing a beer-focused restaurant boom, but no two brewskie venues are alike
She’s written the compendium on our regional fare with her latest book, Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking (not to mention the 14 cookbooks that preceded it), so who better to talk Thanksgiving leftovers with than Nathalie Dupree? Her main tip? Don’t feel limited to turkey sandwiches.
Lowcountry Artist Market founder Kristen Gastaldo connects local makers and buyers
All the Holy City’s a stage for modern dance choreographer Kristin Alexander
Sunday Entertainment has written music for the likes of Google and TOMS
We’re counting the days till The Peoples Press’ “Pop Art and Fever Dreams”-themed 2014 calendar of hand-screen-printed art goes on sale. Find out how you can get one of your own before they sell out.  
A trifecta of vibrant, easy-to-grow annuals add gorgeous color to the winter garden
Tis the season of giving... and guesting! Before friends and family descend, gussy up your guest room with an eclectic, hand-picked medley of wares, like local artwork; interesting antiques; and serene, seafaring scents. Here are some of our top picks from around town 
When a downtown couple moves to Sullivan’s Island, interior designer Melissa Ervin streamlines their traditional aesthetic for simple beach living 
Punch up your wardrobe with a hot fall hue: cobalt. like temperley london, we paired a vibrant, waist-accentuating dress with a black jacket and accessories, including cool vintage leather gloves
Keep it chic with our experts’ advice  
What style of the cool-weather essential to invest in this season? Check out our collection of boots that take cues from the latest trends.
Looking for a new game-day snack? Try one of these addictive dips from local eateries, then find the recipes at and whip up a few at home