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There is yet another exciting announcement about a 2020 event in Charleston, and this one involves the famed Transat race.

As I covered in that last blog, the dates of Spoleto 2020 have been set.  It'll host a new world premiere opera with a very...

This year’s Spoleto Festival USA is in the rear view mirror, but organizers have already made an exciting announcement for Spoleto 2020.

Speaking of which, the dates for Spoleto 2020 are set.  It’s always the last week of May and the first week of June,...

I talk a lot about #1 rankings, but this is not a very nice one: the #1 beach litter item.

As I’ve blogged about before, beach litter is an issue we take very seriously on the Isle of Palms, as well we should.  Locals,...

Who would have thought that the world’s hottest pepper is grown right here in the great state of South Carolina?

I mean, it’s no secret that the Palmetto State is hot.  Charleston et. al. are constantly landing on the hottest/best lists…  of cities to visit,...

The peak part of summer -  July 4th  - has passed, schools will be starting in a few weeks, and it’s time once again for South Carolina’s tax free weekend.

Tax free weekend is basically a three-day sales tax holiday.  If you purchase any items...

Yet another full weekend here in the Lowcountry, as Shark Week kicks off, a Margarita Festival cranks up, and the IOP Beach Run takes place.

First, it’s that time of year when the Discovery Channel celebrates or at least investigates all things shark.  They’ve been...

If you’re paying a visit to the Lowcountry, there are several classic Charleston dishes you really ought to try.

After all, Charlestonian cuisine  -   good southern cooking with an elevated twist  -  is one of the main draws of the Lowcountry.  Local restaurants have made...

Voting is now open to select the official Cooper River Bridge Run poster for next year.

The 2020 Cooper River Bridge Run is scheduled for April 4, 2020.   It will be the 43rd running of the race, the third largest 10K in America.

For the...

The weather’s warm, and it’s time once again to celebrate an iconic symbol of the Lowcountry and its culture: sweetgrass baskets.

As I covered in previous blogs, Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park is the location for a lot of special events throughout the year, especially...

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