The City Magazine Since 1975

November 2017

Haven’t tackled your holiday shopping yet? We’ve got you covered with gift ideas galore, more than 170 of 'em—including many locally crafted items and (bonus!) presents that give back—for everyone on your list

With an eye toward the future as much as the past, Historic Charleston Foundation’s outgoing CEO, Katharine “Kitty” Robinson, has redefined preservation for our centuries-old city

Keith Hanson attempts an incredible journey

NEEDTOBREATHE unplugs for Charleston

Seth Deitch screenprints limited-edition posters for hot-ticket concerts around the country

Charitable accomplishments Charleston can be thankful for this season

A little traffic can’t stop the James Island Cowboys from saddling up

Celebrating the famed writer’s arrival on Sullivan’s Island

Pounce Cat Café + Wine Bar’s success shows in the stats: it’s found homes for some 500 felines in just 11 months

Look for Yoloha’s flagship shop to open soon on James Island

Meet a pair of philanthropists making a big impact in their adopted home city

The svelte, long-legged bird known as Meleagris gallopavo is quite a different beast than the fat and juicy turkey that graces our holiday tables. For starters, this animal can fly—for more than a mile, in fact—at speeds topping out around 55 mph, and he can run about half that fast.

An enchanting garden of florals appeared on the cool-weather runways—not in spring’s sweet palette, but in a darker bouquet that extended to the season’s footwear

Mother capitalized on the cozy glamour of velvet with a silver ensemble topped by an enveloping wrap coat. Our version still shines, but we tempered the trendiness with a pant style sure to last

The New York City-based founder of RMS Beauty, headquartered here in Charleston, shares what she describes as her “less is more, simple plus elegant” style

The latest news in fashion and shopping around Charleston

Sinuous forms are making waves in the design world—and designer Jennifer R. Mendelsohn is taking note. 

A circa-1915 American foursquare in Hampton Park Terrace gets a new lease on life, plus perhaps another century or two, thanks to the efforts of a preservation-minded couple

For a spring show, plant flowering bulbs this month

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

Chef-instructor David Vagasky and his husband, Compost in My Shoe’s Jim Martin, serve up homemade shrimp ravioli, harvest salad, pecan pie, and more

From slinging bánh mìs from a food-truck window to serving up Vietnamese dishes in Workshop, the Pink Bellies owner talks to us about staying true to his roots

Smooth, subtle in flavor, and healthy to boot, tahini is enhancing eats around town

Casey Glowacki of Five Loaves Cafe, Sesame Burgers & Beer, and Ember Wood Fired Kitchen serves up a savory spin on the Thanksgiving side

Charleston’s craft breweries are more than just beer production sites—they’re hangout destinations. We sampled the suds at four new spots

It was anchors aweigh on November 18, 1936, as President Franklin D. Roosevelt waved good-bye to the crowd gathered on the shores of the Charleston Harbor.

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