A Lowcountry Christmas at Boone Hall Plantation

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There’s no doubt about it: Trey Smith has a knack for bringing back people’s fondest memories. As the owner of Dream Vision Entertainment – DVE – the same production company that scares us witless each year at Boone Hall Fright Nights, Smith is unveiling a new project this holiday season: A Lowcountry Christmas at Boone Hall Plantation. Although it is quite a different … [Read more...]

A Seasoned Favorite: Southern Living’s Taste of Charleston

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To say Charleston is a town full of foodies would be an understatement. We praise the farm-to-table, small batch, innovative dishes assembled with grace by those who know their way around the kitchen. Whether it’s the opening of a new restaurant or the arrival of a new farmers' market vendor, each is met with enthusiasm. Cuisine isn’t just an extra in our story; it’s the main … [Read more...]

The Sounds of Summer: Music Acts 2015

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There’s something about summer that makes us want to relive our youth. It’s running around, sparklers in hand, while the Carolina breeze caresses our tresses. It’s cracking open a cold one, dockside, while the smoky scent of a flaming amber grill burns into the wee hours. Despite the humid temps, folks love to gather with friends to revel in outdoor activities, and so sprang … [Read more...]

At Appetite for Atmosphere: Waterfront Dining in East Cooper

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Why would we live in the Lowcountry if we didn't ever dine outdoors? It's one of the perks we enjoy during the warmer months (or even the not-so-warm months, thanks to our mild winters), and, when the view includes water, it's even better. Here in East Cooper we have a great selection of places to dine on the water this summer, from Shem Creek to the Isle of Palms. The best … [Read more...]