Metabolic Medical Center: 400 Tons Lost

You are not alone in your efforts to lose weight. You can count on the experience and empathy of the staff at Metabolic Medical Center.

It seems like everybody would like to drop a few pounds, and you may be considering one of the plans you see advertised. Well, here’s a local plan with real people in your area. It’s Metabolic Medical Center, created in 1996 by Dr. Douglas J. Jones, a board-certified endocrinologist who had great success in helping diabetes patients lose weight and become healthier. With … [Read more...]

Mount Pleasant’s Go-To for Glamour, Jean’s Bridal

Mount Pleasant's Go-To for Glamour, Jean's Bridal

For over 40 years, Jean's bridal has been Mount Pleasant's metaphorical "little black dress" of bridal and formal wear – the one you can always count on when you need just the right look or accessory for an event. Its longevity and dependable service are just two of the reasons Mount Pleasant residents voted it Best Bridal Shop. "Jean's Bridal has been open since 1974 and at … [Read more...]

They Care About Your Pets, Advanced Animal Care

They Care About Your Pets, Advanced Animal Care

When it comes to pet care, Drs. David and Leslie Steele and their staff at Advanced Animal Care do exactly that: They care about your pets. Their personal approach to pets and people is one reason Advanced Animal Care is among Mount Pleasant residents' most trusted veterinary practices. The Steeles opened their practice in north Mount Pleasant in 2001, and their emphasis on … [Read more...]

Polly’s Fine Jewelry: Versatile, Classical Elegance

Versatile, Classical Elegance, Polly's Fine Jewelry

Polly's Fine Jewelry has offered Charleston unmatched quality and value for the past 30 years. Since opening in 1986, Polly's has grown to three Lowcountry locations – Mount Pleasant, West Ashley and North Charleston – and become the "go-to" spot for the perfect piece for any occasion or celebration. Today, owners Polly and Richard Moore and their many long-term employees … [Read more...]

Del Shaffer of Carolina One: Sharing Local Knowledge

Sharing Local Knowledge, Del Shaffer of Carolina One

In the often emotional and complicated world of residential real estate, Del Shaffer of Carolina One Mount Pleasant is a friendly, patient and knowledgeable guide. Shaffer's Lowcountry roots run deep. His father, Skipper Shaffer, was a shrimper on Shem Creek, and his great-great-grandfather opened Henry's Restaurant downtown on Market Street in the 1930s. Shaffer graduated … [Read more...]

Pleasant Family Dentistry: Word of Mouth

Word of Mouth, Pleasant Family Dentistry

Pleasant Family Dentistry, the leader in dental care in Mount Pleasant for 28 years, has been cited as the area's Best Dentist by the readers of Mount Pleasant Magazine for five years in a row. The reason? Its dedication to its patients. "Winning Best Dentist in Mount Pleasant validates all the efforts put forth by the staff," said Dr. Rick Jackowski. "We are continually … [Read more...]

A Broad Spectrum, Mortgage Network

A Broad Spectrum, Mortgage Network

"Service. We built everything around that." That's what mortgage loan officer Wes Sellew believes makes him and his team at the Mount Pleasant branch of Mortgage Network different from other lenders. It's undoubtedly why he was voted Best Loan Officer by the readers of Mount Pleasant Magazine – again. Wes was No. 1 in 2015 and 2016 and No. 2 in 2014. In addition, Mortgage … [Read more...]

A Local Favorite for Furnishings, Next to New

A Local Favorite for Furnishings, Next to New

Whether you're buying or selling, finding your "go-to" home furnishings consignment store can be a challenge. Sellers are looking for a reliable and easy consigning process, and buyers seek good quality, affordable items. Next To New has found a balance that satisfies both, giving sellers a good return on their investment while providing buyers with great quality and pricing. … [Read more...]

Locals Roll with it!

Locals Roll with it!

Locals started out as a dive bar that served sushi, an oddity in a world where bar food consists of burgers, wings and fries. For the first years, it was a late night spot without a kitchen, serving up sports, drinks and sushi. Then, three years ago, Shawn Sherman came on board, joining partners Harris Nussbaum, Art Martin and Jessen Cooke to create the ultimate food and … [Read more...]

Offering Patients Options, Accurate Chiropractic

Offering Patients Options, Accurate Chiropractic

Finding the right chiropractor can be a pain in the neck – or the back. Drs. Gina and Mike Courson of Accurate Chiropractic have been practicing in Mount Pleasant for 16 years. They attribute their business' longevity and fourth consecutive "Best Of " status to friendly customer service and cutting-edge treatment options. "We have a strict ‘no wait policy,' so all of our … [Read more...]