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Those advocating to repair what's left of the modified waterway argue that other options would better serve the interests of West Side residents, who have endured decades of mistreatment and bad policy-making. WestEdge and the city of Charleston, instead, insist that the tax-increment financing project is the best way to solve serious flooding and contamination problems. Read moreGadsden Creek case is appealed with hope of preserving the tidal channel
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46th Cooper River Bridge Run
The Cooper River Brige Run, one of Charleston's premier sporting events, went off without a hitch on April 1. More than 22,000 people finished the race from Mount Pleasant, crossing the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, to downtown.
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The hard-to-miss contemporary Morrison Yard office structure is near the entrance to the Columbus Street Terminal.
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The Charleston area boasts plenty of opportunities to buy high-quality furniture and décor secondhand. Doing so can save money and the environment. Read moreCharleston area vintage furniture purveyors share tips for spotting a good deal
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT UNION PIER
In March 2020, the State Ports Authority decided to sell its Union Pier site, which sits on 64 acres between Laurens and Concord streets along Charleston Harbor. Read moreAs new cruise terminal hopes faded, SC port officials turned to revamped Union Pier sale
The Charleston Planning Commission held the first of three information sessions about proposed plans for the redevelopment of Union Pier on March 23. Read moreAt Union Pier, a visionary flood management plan comes with a price
The group is not opposed to redeveloping the prime waterfront property, but it has expressed concerns about what is being proposed to the city. Read moreHistoric Charleston creates Union Pier website to solicit more public input
Developers hoping to turn the Charleston SC port into a bustling city neighborhood with high-rises, office space and storefronts will need to answer environmental questions. Read moreUnion Pier sits on old Charleston pollution. That and flooding remain its biggest challenge.