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How bird pepper sauce spiced up Charleston in the 19th century

Lil Bit Lit publishing company lights up kids’ imaginations

Corrie and Shuai Wang, of Short Grain and the highly anticipated restaurant Jackrabbit Filly, host a nostalgic meal...

The Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center is now able to reach more victims of abuse

Put a sunny spot to work growing blackberries: they’re versatile, easy, and oh-so rewarding

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.


The Lee brothers curate a bold lineup for the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition kitchen stage

Take a taste-filled walk down memory lane through some of Charleston’s most beloved 20th-century eateries, from...

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An alphabetical look at the Holy City's spirit world

Learn how Jacques and Carrie Larson turned a 1940s West Ashley bungalow into the contemporary home of their dreams...

For Kevin Mitchell, there’s so much to learn—and teach—about black cooks’ contributions to Southern foodways

Explorer John Lawson—who visited South Carolina in 1700—gives an apt introduction to Aix sponsa, whose...

Mepkin Abbey’s monks get oyster and shiitake mushrooms into the hands of the city’s top restaurants

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

Cypress Gardens eyes a January reopening

Here’s what the pros want you to know about growing indoors

A local nonprofit races against time—and cancer

Embrace fresh sparkle and style with these fab finds

Charleston Jazz has a killer lineup slated for its fifth annual Charleston Jazz Festival, bringing tunes to venues...

Since 1687, the French Protestants known as Huguenots and their descendants have worshipped at the corner of Church...

We’re spying tons of cool kicks around town

John’s Islander Mary May has carved out her dream career

Puffers have reached new lengths of late. We’ll be cozying up in this metallic version polished enough to pair with...

Charleston Hemp Company is charting new territory with its seed-to-shelf CBD products

Via Instagram, the photographer lets followers (nearly 60,000 of them!) in on life as a mom of two in her enviable...

A gleaming King Street shop stores Charleston’s treasures

The groundbreaking Turning Leaf Project helps men find purpose after incarceration

On the eve of the Gibbes Museum of Art exhibition “Anna Heyward Taylor: Intrepid Explorer,” take a look into the...

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When Mother Nature blanketed the Lowcountry with a record-setting snowfall last January, life per usual stopped for...

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

Steaming oysters and savory barbecue, skeet shooting and bourbon tasting—learn how a local event pro fashioned a...