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Bring year-round luminosity to your landscape with pro tips from Charleston-based Moonlighting

The Stone Soup Collective draws on volunteer power to sell healthy soups and serve seniors in need 

John Duckworth creates to help others open their eyes

A South of Broad party staple is now available for purchase, thanks to an enterprising Charleston couple

Cougar Night Lights returns with even more holiday fun

Carl Blum has invested decades of engineering ingenuity into his model train layout 

What's in Store: Gold Creations

What's in Store: Gold Creations
Gold Creations was founded in 1975 by Glenn and Vicki Wolfe, and has been selling jewelry and covetable treasures in the Charleston City Market ever since. Just in time for the holidays, we bring you a special edition of “What’s in Store,” delivering some gift-giving inspo along the way.


Nothing says “celebration” quite like a special dessert. Here, some of the city’s most talented pastry chefs share...

Treat your friends and family to a taste of the Lowcountry with these 190-plus locally made food products

Santa Claus—and live reindeer—came to town for Charleston’s first Christmas parade in the midst of the Great...

Hitting the road for the holidays? Make the most of the drive time by queuing up hometown podcasts that’ll let you...

One of the Lowcountry’s most prolific evergreens is the wax myrtle (Morella cerifera). It grows easily and...

Park Circle’s Ink Meets Paper designed a company around the power (and heart) of the handwritten note

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

The founder of Kwei Fei—pop-up phenom-turned brick-and-mortar—dishes on developing Charleston’s Sichuan palate

One of the best parts of the holiday season is gathering with friends, neighbors, and perfect strangers at the many...

When Philip Simmons (1912-2009) began to study the craft of ironwork as a 13-year-old apprentice to Holy City...

Update your wardrobe and home with these polished touches

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

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

Charleston is having a wine bar boom, with spots from Kiawah to Daniel Island. While great vino is the through line...

Recipes for grilled, fried, and roasted birds

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

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

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

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

Charleston chefs find inspiration in the classic Argentinian sauce, chimichurri

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

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

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