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January 2016
Long before spinning and CrossFit became all the rage, Janis Newton was making a career out of helping others get fit

December 2015
Chad Reynolds, owner of James Island craft-beer joint The Barrel, fills us in on his hobby-turned-business—and all...

October 2015
North Charleston’s Germaine Jenkins is bringing fresh and affordable organic produce to a local food desert

Scottish heavy athletic gamer Shane Sutherland gears up for September’s annual event at Boone Hall

July 2015
Preservation Society executive director Kristopher King seeks to dovetail the past with progress in his favorite city

June 2015
Karen Jackson races for days (literally) in ultramarathons like June’s Hell Hole Hundred

April 2015
Dan Lehrich left an L.A. dream job to head a Holy City tech start-up. Find out why

March 2015
Gillian Zettler dishes on her first year as executive director of the BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival

February 2015
Veterinarian Brian King heals creatures from all walks of life

January 2015
Whitney Powers crowd-sources ideas with website If You Were Mayor

December 2014
In fields just south of Charleston, Dr. Brian Ward is resurrecting the Carolina African runner peanut

November 2014
Catching up with Holy City Beard & Moustache Society commander Paul Roof on the Follicle Brown fallout

October 2014
Meet Cherie Blackburn, the 52-year-old attorney scaling crags around the country

September 2014
Checking in with Park Circle Film Society cofounder Nicholai Burton before this month’s Lowcountry Shorts Festival

August 2014
Marine scientist Dr. Peter Kingsley-Smith talks artificial oyster reefs, invasive shrimp, and miraculous crabs

Andy McCarthy, ruler of King of Pops’ Charleston empire, fills us in on his cool job

June 2014
Top concierge Kevin McQuade makes it his mission to show visitors the essence of Charleston

May 2014
Tiffany Reed Silverman leads an artistic renaissance as director of The Citadel’s fledging fine arts program

April 2014
Toy inventor Dr. David Wyman takes entrepreneurship seriously    

March 2014
Meet Dana Stevens, the L.A. writer and producer who set sultry new legal drama Reckless here in Charleston. 

February 2014
Justina Lasley has devoted 20-plus years to helping people seek out the answers they’re sleeping through

January 2014
Brandy Culp makes collections from Charleston’s past her present tense

December 2013
Catching up with Scott Blackwell, the serially successful food and bev entrepreneur behind High Wire Distilling Co.

October 2013
Sharon Cooper-Murray preserves the disappearing language and folk art of the Gullah Geechee culture 

Brien Beidler brings his rare craftsmanship to the Charleston Library Society’s priceless tomes 

Lowcountry Artist Market founder Kristen Gastaldo connects local makers and buyers

Local flavor-lovers are eating up Carolina Coaster Company’s unique wares

August 2013
Dorothea Benton Frank takes on brutal truths in her new novel with her signature humor and storytelling prowess

August 2013
A local play heads to an Off-Broadway stage

May 2013
Charles Carmody brings new energy to an underused downtown venue