The City Magazine Since 1975

October 2018

Take a closer look at some of the threatened and endangered species that call the South Carolina Lowcountry home

Cooler days are an invitation to explore the Lowcountry wilds

Delving into the mystery of the Lamboll Street guineas

Meet the longest-acting employee of Charleston’s famous Fort Sumter 

Shucking, cracking, cleaning, and casting with Toadfish Outfitters’ goods benefits the coastal ecosystem 

Handmade in Costa Rica, these versatile boats are built to last

Throughout history, locals have laid their dead to rest with love, respect, and—at times—unparalleled Charleston style. Today, the Holy City has some of the earliest and most beautiful burial grounds in the country.

Jenny Broe, choreographer and owner of local studio Dance Lab, is pushing the limits of Charleston’s dance scene

Jump, Little Children returns with a new album and fresh inspiration

With major projects underway involving public green spaces—from the West Ashley Greenway and Bikeway to the peninsula’s Lowcountry Lowline to The Local Pulse’s idyllic effort on John’s Island—we thought it was time to catch up on all the action.

Fueled by personal tragedy, Christan Rainey crusades against domestic violence through M.A.D. USA

The top 13 moments in the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon’s history 

With western wear claiming territory on high-fashion runways, this season’s boots are toughened up by luxe studs, rustic lacing, and leather patterned like animal skins

Fall runways were wilder than ever with an influx of animal prints. captivated by a blazer that reimagines classic leopard in cool blues, we dressed it down and up

After six years as the editor-in-chief of a men’s lifestyle website, the peninsula resident recently turned his focus to freelance writing. He’s got style tips to spare

The Thomae family happened upon their ideal digs—fresh, modern, and complete with an outdoor oasis—in Mount Pleasant

West Ashley’s Roots and Shoots nursery is a hidden haven of native plants

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

F&B recruiter and Louie’s Kids founder Louis Yuhasz looks to Costa Rica for the inspiration behind an easy weeknight dinner

Meet the James Beard Award-winning pitmaster behind Rodney Scott’s BBQ

Caviar & Bananas pastry chef Sara Parker whips up nutty, black sesame-spiked treats perfect for Halloween parties

These roving cocktail bars are making the rounds in the Lowcountry

For decades, the largest pecan farm in the world was at Boone Hall Plantation

In the fall of 1957, the College of Charleston was gearing up for what was then one of the school’s biggest social events: the annual Pep Supper. 

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