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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…

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.

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…

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 …

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…