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On your mark, get set... for the IOP Beach Run, which takes place in a couple weeks.

The Lowcountry has no shortage of road races.  There are plenty of 10K and 5Ks on a myriad of surfaces.

Of course there’s the biggie, the Cooper River...

Trash is a big problem, and we take it especially seriously here on the Isle of Palms.   It's a particular issue after big summer beach holidays like Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.

After all, trash left on the beach goes straight into...

Fourth of July week is here, which means plenty of celebration options on the beaches and in Charleston.

This year the Fourth of July holiday falls on a Thursday, more or less guaranteeing that the party will last a week and maybe even a couple...

Today  -  June 28th   -  is officially known as Carolina Day, and it’s a pretty important occasion.  This is the 243rd year of its celebration.

Carolina Day is a state holiday in South Carolina, commemorating an important moment in Revolutionary American history.

In a nutshell,...

Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant is one of the most scenic spots around.  Located off of Coleman Boulevard, you travel right by it when you drive from the Isle of Palms to Charleston.

Shem Creek is where you can spot commercial shrimp trawlers and the...

The weather is summery  -   today marks the official start of the season  -   and it’s prime time to get a tan while enjoying views and beverages in one of the many rooftop bars of the Lowcountry.

Rooftop bars have become quite the trend around...

The Charleston area is blessed with a terrific array of parks and public spaces, and the Mount Pleasant Pier is one of them.

This pier, located in Mount Pleasant in the shadow of the Ravenel Bridge, has become a beloved spot for fishing, strolling, watching...

This Saturday, Spoleto comes to the beach with the Piccolo Spoleto Sand Sculpting Contest on the Isle of Palms.

Of course, most Spoleto events take place on the downtown peninsula, so this is a real treat, especially if you’re staying on the IOP.

Here’s your...

In more good news for Charleston, the SC Aquarium just received the highest award in the land for museums and libraries.

It’s one of only ten recipients in the country  -  five museums and five libraries.

The award is officially known as the National Medal...

It’s that time of year again  -  Spoleto and Piccolo Spoleto Festivals kick off today.  Monday is Memorial Day, so this weekend also marks the beginning of peak summer season.

The festivals bring 17 days of music, opera, theater and dance to the Holy City. ...

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