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Gas Prices and Tips to Save Money

Whether you’re traveling or staying at home, gas prices are something to consider.  After all, filling up your tank is a major household expense.  As I’ve blogged about before, gas prices tend to fluctuate wildly ...

Charleston Waterpark Season Now Open

The mercury in the thermometer is beginning to rise, and right on cue Charleston waterpark season has cranked up once again. I’ve blogged about it before, and no doubt I will again.  The Charleston county ...

Charleston Beer Fest This Weekend

Asheville, NC may be known as Beer City USA, but Charleston is giving them a run for their money with the 8th annual Charleston Beer Fest. The brews will be pouring and the suds flying ...

King Street is King, Especially This Sunday

King Street has been named one of America’s Great Streets, a top ten list honored by the American Planning Association.  These are folks who know a thing or two about urban spaces.  It’s part of ...

Summer Camp Signups

It’s time to sign up for summer camp! Summer is a particularly great time to be staying in a luxury house on Isle of Palms.  The weather is warm, the kids are out of school, ...

Live Music, Motown & Cinco de Mayo

The weather is getting warm, and the music scene is heating up too, with a weekend full of live music events, including fan-favorite Motown. Looking at the events calendar, there’s something every day to get ...

Piccolo Spoleto Schedule Released, Plus Free Spoleto Salons

Piccolo Spoleto has announced its festival lineup, and it’s a whopper. Of course, Piccolo Spoleto is the “little sister” of Spoleto Festival USA, and the two run concurrently with each other.  This year it’s Friday, ...

Strawberries, Shaggin’ and Shrimp, Oh My!

It’s a busy weekend indeed, featuring three ingredients of spring fun in the South  -  strawberries, shaggin’, and one of the world’s most delectable treasures from the sea, shrimp. I’ll take them in chronological order ...

Charleston Tea Rooms: A Lowcountry Tradition

A distinct Lowcountry custom is upon us, and it’s a delightful one: Charleston tea rooms. Spring means it’s time for the annual tea rooms, graciously hosted by historic churches in the area.  It's about as ...

Easter Services and Egg Hunts around Charleston

This week, known as Holy Week, is spring break for many, as we gear up for Easter weekend and a huge choice in Easter services coming up on Sunday. Before I get to those, there ...