The Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Festival – Mount Pleasant, SC – Memorial Waterfront Park

The sweetgrass Cultural arts Festival is returning to Mount Pleasant’s Memorial Waterfront Park June 1 and June 2. Named a Top 20 event in by the Southeast Tourism Society, the eighth edition of this phenomenal event promises boundless pleasure for visitors of all ages. Designed to build awareness of the Gullah-Geechee people, event-goers can indulge in an array of … [Read more...]

Chris O’Neal – Mount Pleasant, SC – Town Councilman

Chris O’Neal with his wife, Tifany, and son, Simms, the night he was sworn in as a Mount Pleasant town councilman.

Chris o’neal is passionate about the Lowcountry. After forging a personal path through South Carolina, he happily returned to call Mount Pleasant home – and Mount Pleasant calls him one of its newest town councilmen. The 31-year-old was born in Charleston, moved to Columbia and returned to the region after earning bachelor’s degrees in economics and speech and communication … [Read more...]

Hudson’s Import Service: Mount Pleasant, SC

Hudson’s import service opened its doors on april 1, 1978, just off coleman Boulevard.

As spring engulfed the Lowcountry in 1978, Jimmy Carter was well into his second year as president of the United States, the Dallas Cowboys, led by Roger Staubach and Tony Dorsett, were the reigning Super Bowl champions, a gallon of regular gasoline cost in the neighborhood of 63 cents and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, was still little more than a dot on the map along Highway … [Read more...]

Mount Pleasant, Texas

The city’s landmark water tower in the winter.

Trivia question: what city whose name you know offers its residents wonderful weather, nearby water, friendly people and a pro-business environment? Mount Pleasant, right? You nailed it. It’s Mount Pleasant. The one in Texas. Yes, there’s another Mount Pleasant, a thousand miles from our town, which shares not only our name but some interesting similarities – as well as … [Read more...]

Pleasant Family Dentistry – Mount Pleasant, SC

Dr. richard Jakowski and Dr. greg Johnson of pleasant Family Dentistry use the latest technology to evaluate patients’ teeth.

Gone are the days of waiting for dentures, partials or false teeth; instead, you can have secure, comfortable teeth in a matter of hours at Pleasant Family Dentistry in Mount Pleasant, which has served area residents since 1989 and has grown with the ever-changing, technically advanced world of dentistry. “Dentures are old school,” said Greg Johnson, DDS, of Pleasant Family … [Read more...]

Old Village Medispa – 1405 Ben Sawyer Blvd.

Dr. Cynthia Blalock, l e ft, and esthetician Taylor Naylor educate east cooper residents on the importance of skin care.

Folks come to the beautiful beaches East of the Cooper with little more on their minds than relaxing in the warm sunshine – and who can blame them? Yet the sunshine comes at a cost, and often it’s the health and appearance of your skin that pays the price. “Here in the South, sun exposure can be more of an issue,” explained Taylor Naylor, an aesthetician and skin specialist … [Read more...]

Hearing Works LLC – Hearing Aids – Mount Pleasant, SC

Jennifer Bonner and her daughter, grayson.

The Waiting area at hearing Works, LLC feels more like a living room than a medical office. There are no hard plastic chairs or sterile white walls. The décor is a reflection not only of Jennifer Bonner’s personal taste but of her professional style as well. She’s intent on making her patients feel comfortable and relaxed. My goal and passion in audiology is truly to give … [Read more...]

2012 Charleston’s Women’s Show – Mt. Pleasant, SC

Prisilla griffin, Jannie Lewis and rebekah ivie of traci Lynn Jewelry take a moment to pose at the charleston’s Women’s Show.

The word went out to the Lowcountry through print, radio and television ads, word-of-mouth and business-to-business relationships. The buzz was underway for the first annual Charleston’s Women’s Show, held March 3 and March 4 at the Omar Shrine Convention Center in Mount Pleasant. Sponsored by Mount Pleasant Magazine and other notables such as the Center for Women and HRC … [Read more...]

2012 Charleston’s Womens Show – Fashion Show

Jesica and Jordan appeared several times on the runway at the CWS. On this turn, Jesica wears upscale resort wear from Cabana Gauze and Jordan wears pink shorts with coordinating striped shirt from Angels and Rascals.

Two fantastic fashion shows highlighted the second day of the first annual Charleston’s Women’s Show, held in early March at the Omar Shrine Convention Center in Mount Pleasant. For generations, mothers and daughters have dressed alike, a fun and exciting pastime that tends to bring the two just a little bit closer. The Mother and Daughter Fashion show was emceed by Miles … [Read more...]

Elise Testone – Mount Pleasant, SC American Idol Contestant

Local businesses show support for Testone.

Think back to when you were a child. What was your dream, down deep inside, longing to burst forth to consume your heart and soul? For Mount Pleasant’s Elise Testone, it was simple: to sing. That dream has blossomed, perhaps, in a way even grander than she ever imagined. Last July, Testone, 28, auditioned for Fox’s American Idol in Savannah, singing Janis Joplin’s “Get It … [Read more...]