The City Magazine Since 1975

July 2018

With help from architect Christopher Rose and interior designer Melanie Turner, a pair of Atlanta-based attorneys craft a well-considered second home on Kiawah Island

Whatever kind of vacation you crave—a food-centric getaway, a peek into mountain homes and gardens, outdoor adventures, concerts, or family-friendly entertainment—this insiders’ guide to Western North Carolina, curated by the editors of our sister magazine WNC, will give the perfect excu

A decade ago, Toni Morrison brought Sullivan’s Island a Bench by the Road

A Holy City choir heads for coveted residencies across the pond

Heirloom-quality craftsmanship meets the need for modern speed at The Urban Electric Co.

Vintage meets modern in a local designer’s plush collection

Charles Duell steps down after nearly 50 years at Middleton Place’s helm

Alex Waggoner paints Charleston’s forgotten spaces in hues that force you to pay attention

The ”Great Shake” of August 31, 1886, was one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded on the East Coast. Its epicenter was in Summerville, but shocks were felt as far away as Boston. Much of Charleston was left in ruins.

A 12-year-old partnership between two cultures is transforming one African village 

Architectural lines, bold colors, and dramatic details—transform summer handbags into statement-makers

Flattering and sophisticated, paper-bag-waist shorts are among the season’s most versatile trends. Preppy stripes amplify this pair’s work-appropriate vibe—just add a cropped blazer

The designer who founded Suite 33 textiles, inspired by the Lowcountry and made in the Carolinas, announces two new brands—and shares her home and wardrobe picks

With help from a contractor, a busy sales professional turns a run-down midcentury house in Wagener Terrace into the open, airy home of her dreams

Today’s fake plants go undercover with ease, giving you an organic look—with no responsibility

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

High Wire Distilling Company owners Scott Blackwell and Ann Marshall prepare a summer feast of grilled fish, tomato pie, and of course a Hat Trick gin cocktail

From running his Edisto Island farm to overseeing his breakfast-food restaurant, Millers All Day, the man behind Geechie Boy Mill catches us up on the latest

With beach season in full swing, quench your thirst—and add more produce to your diet—with these fresh juices

Lowcountry natives Matt Lee and Ted Lee share their recipe—originally featured in The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen—for the perfect summertime snack

Healthy lifestyle guru Helen Hall crafts superfood bites for simpler smoothies

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

Treat yourself (and your family) to cool summer style