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189 singular presents for the lucky ones on your list-from guys to gals, toddlers to teens, and everyone in between. Ready, set, shop local!

A direct flight to Seattle opens up the Pacific Northwest to Lowcountry skiers

After a barrier-breaking career, North Charleston’s indomitable Johanna Martin-Carrington is still breaking new ground, this time with an innovative plan for affordable housing in Union Heights

Inside a monumental discovery at the Nathaniel Russell House

Marolina’s Huk and NOMAD brands find nationwide appeal 

Log on for Cook With Me TV’s live-stream cooking show

Former combat photographer Stacy Pearsall honors fellow veterans through her lens and finds healing in the process

The Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival returns, bigger and better 

When Philip Simmons (1912-2009) began to study the craft of ironwork as a 13-year-old apprentice to Holy City blacksmith Peter Simmons (no relation), some of his earliest lessons were in shoeing horses and making wagon wheels.

While Juliana Falk made her house a home, it made her “The Accidental Preservationist”

With a single luncheon per year, Good Friends of the Lowcountry eases hundreds of women’s struggles

In mid-century Charleston, The Book Basement served equally as shop, salon, and safe space

How Pat Conroy revealed the wonder of the Lowcountry, and made one local fear losing it

The fanny pack’s sexier cousin, the belt bag, is popping up in places high and low. Practicality made pretty? Count us in!

As a model, the Charleston native has appeared in ad campaigns for the likes of Anthropologie and Old Navy, but she also puts her project management and styling savvy to work for other businesses via The Aspen Agency

Dress the Thanksgiving table with an easy-peasy arrangement of potted plants

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

Emmy-nominated TV host, cookbook author, and Charleston native Ali Rosen shares her pro tips for easy potluck meals to-go

The California-born F&B director is bringing big ideas and bold flavors to Henrietta’s at The Dewberry

Charleston is having a wine bar boom, with spots from Kiawah to Daniel Island. While great vino is the through line, each bar has its own unique appeal

Horsecreek Honey Farms bucks the hive-mind approach with its entirely raw honey 

At Brian Altman’s Baker & the Farmer, pastry chef Claire Aitken blends creamy and crunchy for a home-run holiday pie

Charleston chefs find inspiration in the classic Argentinian sauce, chimichurri

In 1917, the United States entered World War I, and almost immediately things began to change around Charleston Harbor.

Update your wardrobe and home with these polished touches