Mount Pleasant – Shem Creek – Lowcountry – Charleston – Seafood – vendors


One of the luxuries of living on the coast is that you have access to an abundance of local seafood. We Southerners are passionate about our food, and having fresh ingredients at our fingertips is just one of the advantages of residing in the Lowcountry. It should come as no surprise that seafood abounds on the menus of most Mount Pleasant restaurants. In many cases, the … [Read more...]

Fear No Easel: Bringing Back Creativity


Overheard from the next table, “I haven’t held one of these in my hand since the eighth grade.” The 60-something-year-old gentleman was talking about a paintbrush as he sat in front of his blank canvas at Fear No Easel. Many in the room expressed similar sentiments: not having painted since high school; not feeling this creative since helping their child make a volcano for the … [Read more...]

Gullah Cuisine, 1717 Highway 17 North, Mt. Pleasant, SC

Gullah Cuisine - Dining area - Mount Pleasant, SC - 1717 Hwy 17 N.

If you are not from here, You might think you’ve had real Southern cooking because you’ve tasted takeout chicken. You have not. If you are from here, you might have your mother’s fried pork chop recipe on a stained index card. And maybe you’ve known how to cook collards since you were old enough to reach the counter. Still, you don’t always feel like pulling out the heavy … [Read more...]

Family Circle Cup – Trivia – Questions and Answers

The first FCC was held in 1973. Who was the singles winner? Rosie Casals defeated Nancy Richey for the title.     Who won the FCC’s first doubles competition? Francoise Durr and Betty Stove outdueled Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King in the doubles finals.     Where on Hilton Head Island was the FCC played? Sea Pines … [Read more...]

Mount Pleasant, SC – Thrift – Resale – Consignment shops

Mount Pleasant Thrift Shops Encore Thrift Store - supports CrossBridge Family Ministries 1039 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. • (843) 654-9095 Goodwill Stores - supports job training and placement for people with disabilities 1220-A Ben Sawyer Blvd. • (843) 216-8088 1141 Six Mile Road • (843) 375-0189 Habitat For Humanity - sells home improvement goods, home … [Read more...]

Cooper River Bridge Run Trivia Questions

In what month and year did the bridge run begin? March 1978     Who was the overall winner of the inaugural race? Benji Durden of Atlanta won in 30:22. Durden later made the 1980 U.S. Olympic marathon team.     The race registration fee for 2012 is $30. What was the original fee? $3 and it included a … [Read more...]

Mount Pleasant, SC: Layers of Cuteness – Childrens’ Winter Fashions – Photo Gallery

Shoe La La provided several pairs of shoes that proved versatile and popular with the kids throughout the photo shoot. Jordan left wears Johnny Poppers John Deere boots while Sierra wears Keen boots.

On a pleasant fall afternoon, Mount Pleasant Magazine gathered a group of adorable children at Memorial Waterfront Park for our fall fashion shoot. The theme was layering – an absolute necessity for our crazy weather. Clothing provided by Mount Pleasant retailers helped us fit our young models with appropriate outfits for the upcoming up-and-down temperatures that autumn and … [Read more...]

Johnnie Dodds Blvd.: Traffic Alert

Johnnie Dodds Construction - Orange Barrels Protect Workers

The following traffic alert is part of the Johnnie Dodds Boulevard Improvements Project in Mount Pleasant: • A section of East Frontage Road will close at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17 and will remain closed for approximately three days. • The closure will occur on East Frontage Road in front of The Plaza at East Cooper. • Traffic to The Plaza at East Cooper will have access … [Read more...]

Hay Tire Named Top Shop Finalist


For the second time in three years, Hay Tire Pros has been named a Top Shop Finalist by Tire Review magazine, an industry trade publication. In 1981 Henry Hay founded his company on three core values: integrity, truth and hard work. David Hay, Henry’s son and current company president, describes the company’s customer service philosophy by stating, “We believe that if you … [Read more...]

World Team Tennis Finals Return to Daniel Island

IMG_3991 Family Circle Tennis Center Clubhouse

The World Team Tennis Finals are returning to Daniel Island in 2012. WTT officials announced that the Family Circle Tennis Center on Daniel Island, will once again host the WTT Finals Weekend presented by GEICO, on September 14-16, 2012.   The Road to the Family Circle Tennis Center begins when the 37th season of the WTT Pro League kicks off with regular season … [Read more...]