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Not sure what to give this holiday season? We’ve rounded up a few locally sourced ideas (147 to be exact!) for everyone on your list

Revisiting the Holy City's forgotten buildings and discovering the lessons they teach us

The Jordans designed their RIGWA bowls to keep food at just the right temperature

The app connects drivers with private property owners with parking spaces to rent

This is Lowcountry cooking: a simple, yet flavorful, one-pot meal that combines fresh local shrimp, corn on the cob, red or new potatoes, and smoked sausage. Also known as “Frogmore Stew” and “Beaufort Stew” (though it’s not a stew), it is as easy to prepare as it is to enjoy

After the Civil War started, Harriet Tubman joined the Union Army and led a raid up the Combahee River between Charleston and Beaufort, liberating more than 700 enslaved people. The movie Harriet premeires in November.

How the nonprofit started by three young brothers addresses childhood hunger

A tribute to the Charleston-born and -bred best-selling novelist who died in September

Turn heads with one of the season's sophisticated wool hats

Since founding Ibu in 2013, Susan Hull Walker has been bringing bold global designs to Charleston and beyond while advocating for the economic independence of women around the world. We caught up with the textile maven to discuss her latest finds and her efforts to empower women.

Celadon celebrates its 25th, plus two new downtown storefronts

A new nonprofit is raising awareness about indigo—its role in South Carolina history as well as potential entrepreneurial opportunities for growers, dye producers, and artisans

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Plus Latin-inspired seafood in a stunning Charleston single

Nikko Cagalan, on reviving his grandmother's recipes in the Lowcountry

Abuela, the matriarch and heart of downtown taqueria El Pincho Taco

Local finds make for great holiday gifts