Lowcountry Strawberry Festival Returns To Boone Hall: A Berry Good Time

2017 Lowcountry Strawberry Festival at Boone Hall Plantation

Is any food quite as beloved as the humble strawberry? Bright, juicy and versatile enough to be eaten alone or on top of a shortcake, it’s no wonder that strawberries are the harbingers of spring. In Mount Pleasant, we kick off our warm weather fun with an iconic festival that celebrates these magical fruits, hosted at Boone Hall Plantation. A fun-filled event since 1997, the … [Read more...]

Mount Pleasant Parrot Heads Look Forward to Buffett Show

Jimmy Buffet's 2017 concert tour includes our local Volvo Car Stadium

Parrot Heads are a special breed. You can usually spot them by the Hawaiian shirts, distinct smell of coconut oil and margarita-clutched fists. Their common love for the island-vibed music scene, cultivated by the king of cool, Jimmy Buffett, keeps this flock tight. Recently, this tropical crooner announced a 2017 tour, and one stop on Buffett’s upcoming circuit will be Daniel … [Read more...]

Bitten by the Rugby Bug

Bitten by the Rugby Bug

Rugby isn't played under the transparent glare of Friday night lights, the crowds are not large enough to cause traffic issues and, so far, it has not ascended to the status of sports such as football, basketball and baseball in South Carolina high schools. College scouts don't come around to marvel at a 320-pound lineman who can outrun a quarterback half his size, a 6-foot, … [Read more...]

The Recipes for an Awesome Super Bowl Sunday

TGI Fridays, Mount Pleasant on Rt 17

Falcons/Patriots? According to a USA Today post on January 30, 2017 "Fans could pay as low as $1,000 for Super Bowl LI tickets." They also noted in this same article that the cheapest seats on the secondary market as of Monday (Jan 30) were about $2,200. Of course, these prices don't include all of those extras like airline tickets to and from Houston, hotel … [Read more...]

Charleston Wine Pairings: Armed With Cupid’s Arrows

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Buffie Bell Lilly has established an exciting twist for dating in the Lowcountry. Taking her cue from the traditional art of matchmaking, she brings couples together in unique ways through her company, Charleston Wine Pairings. After employing her skills to help seven couples find true love and eventually marriage, she was inspired to start a business that redefines dating. … [Read more...]

Rivertowne and Snee Farm: Go Green

FEATURE: Snee Farm and Rivertowne

Rivertowne and Snee Farm make up the only dual golf and country club option in the Charleston area. “We offer a great value for access to two great clubs,” said Emzi Wewers, membership director at RiverTowne Country Club. “We have members who enjoy each club but also have a lot of members who enjoy being able to utilize both clubs.” Said Wewers, “We work hard to keep our … [Read more...]

A Toast Beneath the Trees: Wine Under The Oaks 2016

Boone Hall Plantation

Wine Under The Oaks 2016 Down South, it’s fair to say we enjoy our adult beverages. Wine plays a major role in most every social occasion. Whether we are sipping a refreshing white on an old porch swing or warming up with a bold, hearty red around the fire, good times are bound to ensue. Every winter, East Cooper hosts what could be considered the grand mecca of vino. Wine … [Read more...]

A Harvest of Ideas – Behind the Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch

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Laura Bowers is no stranger to the thrill of the hunt. As creative director of the Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch for five years running, as well as CEO of the plantation, she never quits the search for the odds and ends – from foam swimming pool “noodles” to television satellite dishes – that could later transform into one whimsical part of a child's imagination. Searching the … [Read more...]

Flying Through Charleston: The New Zipline Adventure

Charleston Zip Line Adventures

There’s an adventure around every corner in the Charleston area, and one more recently arrived on the scene. Charleston Zipline Adventures, which opened in June, is guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping. Owners Andrea and Matthew Canberg decided to create their zipline wonderland out of their love for everything outdoors and desire for friends and families to create amazing … [Read more...]