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Create a container kids can play with, and lessons in sun, rain, and earth will come naturally


On Isle of Palms, a Charlotte-based couple’s second home melds their love of Caribbean and Lowcountry architecture...


Meet the salty sailors—and accomplished sewers—outfitting some of the biggest boats in the harbor for catching the...


As The Footlight Players’ new executive director, Brian Porter has a modern plan for Charleston’s oldest theater...


Remembering Charleston’s famous (and famously dashing) aerobatic pilot, Bevo Howard


Cinelle Barnes’s new memoir, Monsoon Mansion




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Six Hours at Freshfields Village

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When you get that spring fashion itch, venture Freshfields Village, where Lowcountry meets high style. Here, local stylist Andrea Serrano walks us through a few of her favorite shops in the Village.

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Seasonal fruits star in these luscious treats, sweet and refreshing complements to the sultry season


Dolphin sightings in local waters are always magical, but these enchanting marine mammals face serious challenges....


Some 85 years ago, downtown residents could take a dip much closer to home


Dive into summer with these hot picks


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Where to play, swim, eat, and cool off from downtown to the beaches and the ’burbs this season


On Isle of Palms, folks found more real estate for sun-bathing, bocce ball-playing, and castle-building this season...


Tomato pie, tomato pilau, tomato gumbo, okra and tomatoes, fried green tomatoes, tomato relish: no question about it...


Project ReSpeck aims to boost fish populations after the historic freeze


The Ordinary’s Vandy Vanderwarker dishes up a Lowcountry-inspired starter of crunchy deviled crab croquettes


In his new album, Lee Barbour shares an experience at once personal and universal


Charleston’s growth has been a boon for, and in part driven by, its creative community. The return of festival...


If you’ve yet to navigate the international mix of music, dance, theater, and more that Spoleto Festival USA (...


Hovering between 50 and 400 feet, drones allow photographers to capture our region from intriguing new heights....


Meet Cathryn Davis Zommer, the force behind Enough Pie, which this month hosts its annual arts extravaganza,...


Contemporary artist William Halsey nurtured the city as an educator for more than 40 years. 


A circa-1865 stereo card (below) shows the race-course club house where Union officers were imprisoned; lower-ranked...


Southern Bloom Press makes modern pressed flower art


Annuals that reseed, rain barrels, and events for green thumbs


Despite their great size, long lifespan (50-plus years), and an armor-like shell that helps protect them from...


Bright additions for your wardrobe and home


How Leigh Webber went from wedding photographer to underwater artist—and what this month’s “Dive In” exhibit is all...


With help from architectural designer Hunter Kennedy, Charleston Artist Collective founder Allison Williamson and...


Local startup Citibot is “democratizing democracy” 


Playful colors, intriguing shapes, and smaller silhouettes define this season’s shades


Knotty Cards captures real-life sentiments (P.S.: they can get R-rated)


What goes with wide-leg pants? A tucked-in tee (plus a not-too-delicate necklace) plays up the casual vibe, but with...


Rusty’s Cool Guitars sells specialty instruments to support veterans, arts education, and animal rescue


Talking motherhood, wardrobe splurges, and “the neighbor’s dog Elvis” with the Southern Charm cast member...


Some humorous advice for soon-to-be college grads