The Pumpkin Patch is a Lowcountry Tradition

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The Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch started small but is now the Lowcountry’s largest fall festival and an annual tradition for many area families. The Pumpkin Patch, which will mark its 18th year this fall, also offers a wide variety of attractions and events for the whole family. The centerpiece of the annual event is an eight-acre corn maze that is among the largest in the … [Read more...]

An Active Lifestyle: Dunes West Golf and River Club

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If it is an active lifestyle you seek, set amid a panoply of beauty and history, then Dunes West Golf and River Club is for you. Name a sporting activity, and you can be fairly certain it will be available at Dunes West Golf and River Club. The gated community off Route 41 in Mount Pleasant features a championship 18-hole Arthur Hills-designed golf course with five sets of … [Read more...]

In Pursuit of the Trivial

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If you’ve never heard of Alex Trebek, you might want to skip this article. On the other hand, if you happen to know  the answers to such “Jeopardy-style” questions as which director won the Academy Award in 1962 (David Lean, “Lawrence of  Arabia”) and where the largest stadium in the world is located (North Korea, 150,000 total capacity) Trivia Night in Mount  Pleasant might be … [Read more...]

Sky is the Limit: Sky Zone, Mount Pleasant

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If you’ve ever fantasized about joining Cirque du Soleil or passed a kids’ birthday jump castle and wished you weren’t too big to get in on the fun, your dreams can now come true – right here in Mount Pleasant. Whether you are 8 or 80, you can experience a freedom that’s as close to weightlessness as most of us will ever get at Sky Zone, the Lowcountry’s first indoor … [Read more...]

Funny Name, Fun Food: My Father’s Moustache

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Robb Walker’s newest  restaurant is unlike any other in Mount Pleasant. The walls are adorned with photos of the people who were running the world in the 1940s. Traditional American fare is on the menu, but so are meals more often found in the British Isles. Diners can enjoy a game of darts, and the brand of football most often shown on the TV screens is the version Americans … [Read more...]