So You Want to Be an Iron Man (or Woman)?

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Three years ago, Corky Alexander was a disabled veteran facing a myriad of medical issues. While driving to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., his eyesight left him temporarily. When he finally arrived at the medical facility, after colliding with two cars along the way, he thought he might be having a stroke. Following an MRI, a neurologist informed him … [Read more...]

Say “I Do” in Style: New Ideas for Your Special Day

Say I Do in Style!

Local couples have always known that East Cooper is perfect for weddings, but it took Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively to really put Mount Pleasant on the marital map. And no wonder – Mount Pleasant offers perfect venues and professional services. Boone Hall, of course, comes to mind first – and not just because of the recent celebrity ceremony. With a stunning avenue of oaks, a … [Read more...]

Don’t Wait! Get Back Into Shape

Dr Jack Hensel - the Lowcountry Plastic Surgery Center and the Lowcountry Beauty and Wellness Spa

The holidays are a time for indulgence, and rightly so; after all, we’ve survived another year. But once the last peppermint martini has been swilled and the last bite of cake has been munched, it’s time to think about getting back into shape. I recently caught up with Dr. Jack Hensel, of Lowcountry Plastic Surgery Center, and found out some interesting tidbits about … [Read more...]

Food & Fashion 2012

Tom Crawford, wearing a tan dress shirt with Van Heusen black slacks, jacket and patterned tie, is joined by Sissy Baker, sales executive with UNITS Portable Storage. Sissy is wearing a layered gold sheath, knee length Maggie London dress and Nina New York strapped heal shoes. Make-up and styling provided by Belk in Mount Pleasant Towne Centre.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the late Andy Williams used to sing, and every year I find myself agreeing with his assessment of the holiday season, when people of all faiths and backgrounds make time for friends, family and fun. Over the course of several weeks, Mount Pleasant Magazine and several residents, business owners and students took the time to share … [Read more...]

Jennie Moore Elementary, Mount Pleasant, SC: Fall 2012 Fashions

Joshua, a rising 6th grader, Cairo-Middle: O'neil khakis, striped shirt, Nikes

Back-to-school fashion can produce a mixed bag of excitement and angst. While a few public and private schools ease the pain by requiring students to wear uniforms or specific colors, most have vague guidelines that allow students to create their own fashion statements or fashion faux pas. Karen Felder, principal at Jennie Moore Elementary in Mount Pleasant for the past nine … [Read more...]