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City of Charleston

December 2018
One of the best parts of the holiday season is gathering with friends, neighbors, and perfect strangers at the many...

October 2018
The top 13 moments in the Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon’s history 

July 2018
With help from architect Christopher Rose and interior designer Melanie Turner, a pair of Atlanta-based attorneys craft...

May 2018
Charleston’s growth has been a boon for, and in part driven by, its creative community. The return of festival season...

February 2018
The Gullah Society is dedicated to rescuing neglected African and African-American burial grounds

February 2018
A massive KidsFair takes over the Gaillard this month

October 2017
Catching up with Charleston Moves’ new leader, Katie Zimmerman

September 2017
“Nazis Seize N.Y. Socialite”—73 years ago this month, newspaper headlines around the world trumpeted the fate of...

June 2017
Summer Guide 2017

May 2017
Activism, art, and a flood of urgency inform and awaken the work of Mary Edna Fraser

April 2017
With an intricate design featuring swords and spears, the famed Sword Gate at 32 Legare Street isn’t quite what you’d...

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

November 2016
Web developer Rich Yessian’s home in the sky makes for a rare modern addition to downtown’s historic landscape

November 2016
Dedicated members of a church youth group create a thriving community hub, the Romney Urban Garden 

If the Holy City could count its blessings this month, the iconic public building at the corner of Church Street and...

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...

June 2016
The tides rise and fall, and with each rush and mix of water, in come the fish—and plenty of crabs and shrimp. Warm...

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

February 2016
Towering over 65 feet high, this majestic Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) is said to be the oldest living thing...

October 2015
Get a first look at the grand new Gaillard, the $143.5-million performance hall and civic center that will open to...

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

August 2015
Tranquil beauty reigns in local David Rawle’s labor of love, the new Theodora Park in Ansonborough

March 2015
A pair of local brothers have been helping Charleston organizations proclaim their identities for 35 years

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

May 2014
Ebony City Soccer Club has cultivated 33 years of team players

April 2014
Jacob Lindsey brings equal parts chutzpah and worldly know-how to Charleston’s Civic Design Center

April 2014
A grand community garden opens in West Ashley

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

January 2014
The future of Charleston is being shaped now. By whom? And how? And—grab your Google glasses for this one—will we be...