Living in Charleston has its perks. Charlestonians live in one of the most beautiful, historical cities in the world with stories down every cobblestone street and surprises behind every piece of wrought iron. History is infused into every detail of the city’s varied landscapes, streets, all…
Though John LaVerne was born in Charleston, graduated from The Citadel and launched a now 17-year-old business in the region’s tourism industry, the Holy City hasn't become commonplace. In fact, LaVerne’s passion for exploring the Lowcountry continues to grow.
Charleston teems with history. Founded in 1670, its preserved residences track to the early 18th century. The city is home to the initial chamber of commerce, America's first golf course, the place where the Civil War began.
Visitors flock to Charleston to peek into the past through our built environment, which is a dichotomy of cosmopolitan streetscapes and sprawling rural plantations, of high style grandeur and working class vernacular buildings.
Charleston's friendly nature is well-known among locals and visitors alike. But beyond tourists, the Lowcountry also extends a warm welcome to companies, large and small.
There is a saying in fishing circles that the sport of fishing will take you to the most beautiful places in the world. That has certainly proven true with me and when I think of all the places that I have explored; Charleston ranks up there with the best and I am glad to call it home.
As parents of three children under age 4, my wife and I occasionally need to get our kids out of the house to burn some energy.
What is fashion? Fashion is freedom.
From candles made of recycled wine bottles to bow ties fashioned from feathers, Charleston offers a wide range of locally made products for just about any taste.
We are blessed. We are talking about wellness nowadays rather than just health. We’re going beyond “holistic” to embrace wellness as a whole-life phenomenon: not only how to survive but how to thrive. And in a world that consists of so much turmoil, how do we become better people who can con…
It's swoon-worthy living. Front porches with swings, fans fluttering overhead. Flickering gas light lanterns, iron gates and secret gardens.
Charleston understands and celebrates the unique bond between dog and man.
Charleston is the up-and-coming Austin. At least that's what I've been hearing since I became an active member of the local music scene after college in 2015. Before that, I could only get into a rare under-18 standing-room show at Music Farm or an occasional North Charleston Coliseum perfor…
We’ve all seen them: those small blue bumper stickers boasting the word “Native” on cars across the city. It didn’t take me long after I moved to Charleston to realize that the owners of these stickers are displaying a generous sense of pride in their birthright for a reason: They’ve always …
Human resources never could have guessed how successful their fitness challenge would be in the newsroom.
One of Charleston's top celebrities hasn't starred in any movies or reality shows. She doesn't have an Instagram account or a line of merchandise. But she does have a larger-than-life tribute in the form of a giant inflatable likeness.
At the completion of my college education at the United States Naval Academy in 1976, I spent 20 years serving proudly as a naval officer. This time included five great years in the late 1980s and early 1990s stationed in Charleston.
I was asked, "What are your favorite things about the Lowcountry,” and quite frankly I had to scratch my head. Did they mean what I liked to eat? My best Charleston experience? Best vista for a sunset?
Sean Brock was once quoted by Eater as saying “I think it’s illegal for me to get tired of cooking Southern food.” Although I have long joked that I was born for the dining room instead of the kitchen, the comment resonates with me. I think it’s illegal for me to get tired of eating Southern…
After 22 years as a DJ, I've only recently discovered first hand that dancing is intrinsic.