Craft beer maker Lagunitas to convert Charleston brewpub into a taproom

One of the nation’s largest makers of craft beers has struck a deal to invest in and take over Southend Brewery and Smokehouse in downtown Charleston while mixing in a novel twist for nonprofit groups.

Fireworks plus: A roundup of the major Independence Day events around the Lowcountry

Independence Day celebrations are an American tradition that combine a sense of community, an accent of civic pride, various historical remembrances and opportunities to celebrate family togetherness.

Enough hotels already

New hotels on the Charleston peninsula have done more than accommodate visitors and feed the local economy.