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November 2018
After a barrier-breaking career, North Charleston’s indomitable Johanna Martin-Carrington is still breaking new ground...

November 2018
The Establishment - 28 Broad St. - (843) 789-4028

October 2018
With major projects underway involving public green spaces—from the West Ashley Greenway and Bikeway to the peninsula’s...

July 2018
On July 4, 1976, the United States had one heck of a birthday, and South Carolina didn’t miss the party

July 2018
The ”Great Shake” of August 31, 1886, was one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded on the East Coast. Its epicenter...

May 2018
Local startup Citibot is “democratizing democracy” 

October 2017

August 2017
What did the term "August Ladies" mean a century ago?

March 2017
Following a celebrity-infused F...

March 2017
Historic Charleston Foundation’s Festival of Houses & Gardens celebrates its 70th season

January 2017
With five hotels under construction and 11 more approved and in the pipeline to add to the current inventory of nearly...

January 2017
On January 1, 1882, Mayor William A. Courtenay created the Charleston Fire Department

In this circa-1945 photograph, WAVES Specialists 3rd class Nora Scott and Virginia Chenoweth are at work in the control...

October 2016
Rembering Henry and Blanche Holloway, the hermits of Goat Island 

September 2016
This month, thousands will gather for a 9/11 remembrance event organized by North Charleston firefighter Tian Griffieth

August 2016
Perhaps the most notable change that will soon affect the creek is the multistory office building being erected at...

August 2016
The Charleston Museum’s 19th-century curator, Gabriel E. Manigault, masterfully prepared dozens of skeletons now on...

June 2016
Time heals, or so they say. But is a year long enough to begin to close deep wounds exposed by the Mother Emanuel...

May 2016
Ninety years after the untimely death of Edmund Thornton Jenkins, Spoleto Festival USA premieres his unfinished...

April 2016
Jenny and Michael Messner nurture a bold, green future for Charleston, from the Low Line to Laurel Island, wherever...

February 2016
Activist and educator DR. MILLICENT BROWN was a “first child” to integrate Charleston public schools in 1963 and today...

January 2016
Think you know the Holy City inside and out?

December 2015
Berkeley County’s boozy history as a corn-liquor capital during prohibition  

August 2015
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus,...

April 2015

April 2015
Chefs and historians reenact a momentous dinner from Charleston’s past

February 2015
A free course at Trident Tech inspires disadvantaged locals with lessons in literature, history, and philosophy

January 2015
40 Ideas to Better Yourself—and Your City—in 2015

November 2014
As he heads down the homestretch, Mayor Riley seems to be gaining steam. He may need it