FIG undergoes major renovation

When a restaurant is helmed by the reigning best chef in the Southeast (as determined by the James Beard Foundation’s judging panel); co-owned by a previous winner of the same award; and home to a wine program that the anointing organization considers among the five best in the country, what...

Save the date SEWE kicks off the tourism season; officials call outlook ‘positive’

The annual call of the wild this week in downtown Charleston signals the start of the local tourism season. And hospitality officials like what they’re hearing about the year ahead.

To ban or not to ban bags

Without much fanfare, Isle of Palms recently became South Carolina’s first municipality to ban single-use plastic bags from the city’s businesses. If a bill proposed in the state House late last month gains much traction, the Isle of Palms ban may also be the state’s last.