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The Coastal Carolina Fair has changed ride partners for the first time since 1958, bringing in new roller coasters, a 126-foot-tall Ferris wheel and updated carnival games to the Exchange Park this fall.
What does home taste like? To Diego’s Empanadas owner Diego Funes, it’s beef and briny olives encased in a flaky, buttery crust.
🐰 The Easter Bunny will be busy this weekend hiding eggs all around the Charleston area. 🐣
A South Florida restaurant is not setting up in downtown Charleston after the owners paid nearly $6 million for the property last year.
Dance is emerging once more in Charleston. And it’s landing squarely on its feet.
A glass panel at the Low Battery gives Charleston residents a glimpse of what future flood-prevention efforts could look like along one the most iconic stretches of the peninsula.
While some high-profile Charleston area eateries are bringing more attention to the impact fresh tortillas can have on the final product, two lesser known local businesses have been working for months to bring fresh tortillas here.
Since she first visited the city in the early 1990s, the design-minded author and photographer has felt an insatiable urge to call Charleston home — and to celebrate that home in high style.
Who else could gently, smilingly guide us from a world constructed of clear-cut, attainable goals to one with murky, messy outcomes?
When Belinda Bencic was 17 years old, she consoled herself after a loss in the semifinals in Charleston with a Nutella cookie. Now 25, the Swiss star has other sweets on her mind after winning her fifth WTA Tour title at the Credit One Charleston Open.
The Front Porch opened in February and, in addition to Charleston Pops’ favorite waffles on a stick and homemade artisan ice cream, also offers avocado toast, breakfast bagels, cinnamon buns, smoothies, club sandwiches and bubble tea.
Charleston Jazz Festival is set with a lineup of artists and styles that span countries and cultures, from the calypso rhythms of Trinidad to the gospel of the Lowcountry.

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Coastal Carolina Fair announces new ride partnership, roller coasters for fall 04/14/2022

Coastal Carolina Fair announces new ride partnership, roller coasters for fall

The Coastal Carolina Fair has changed ride partners for the first time since 1958, bringing in new roller coasters, a 126-foot-tall Ferris wheel and updated carnival games to the Exchange Park this fall.

Coastal Carolina Fair announces new ride partnership, roller coasters for fall The Coastal Carolina Fair has changed ride partners for the first time since 1958, bringing in new roller coasters, a 126-foot-tall Ferris wheel and updated carnival games to the Ladson

Charleston empanada company showcases a taste of Buenos Aires 04/14/2022

Charleston empanada company showcases a taste of Buenos Aires

What does home taste like? To Diego’s Empanadas owner Diego Funes, it’s beef and briny olives encased in a flaky, buttery crust.

Charleston empanada company showcases a taste of Buenos Aires Meet Diego's Empanadas owner Diego Funes, who is serving Charleston the savory stuffed pastries of his youth.

My Charleston Weekend: Egg-citing events for Easter weekend 04/14/2022

My Charleston Weekend: Egg-citing events for Easter weekend

🐰 The Easter Bunny will be busy this weekend hiding eggs all around the Charleston area. 🐣

My Charleston Weekend: Egg-citing events for Easter weekend This Easter weekend, there's an egg hunt for everyone, along with the Music Farm's grand reopening with Susto and CofC Theatre and Dance's "Cabaret."

Miami-based restaurant not coming to Charleston after paying nearly $6M for building 04/13/2022

Miami-based restaurant not coming to Charleston after paying nearly $6M for building

A South Florida restaurant is not setting up in downtown Charleston after the owners paid nearly $6 million for the property last year.

Miami-based restaurant not coming to Charleston after paying nearly $6M for building The downtown Charleston building, where Miami-based Le Chick restaurant planned to set up a new location after paying nearly $6 million for the three-story structure last year, is back on

Review: Dance bounces back in Charleston 04/13/2022

Review: Dance bounces back in Charleston

Dance is emerging once more in Charleston. And it’s landing squarely on its feet.

Review: Dance bounces back in Charleston Arts critic Maura Hogan sizes up a pair of productions, small and otherwise, as two dance companies channel other artists.

Charleston unveils glass sea wall sample at Low Battery 04/13/2022

Charleston unveils glass sea wall sample at Low Battery

A glass panel at the Low Battery gives Charleston residents a glimpse of what future flood-prevention efforts could look like along one the most iconic stretches of the peninsula.

Charleston unveils glass sea wall sample at Low Battery The panel was unveiled April 11 with the completion of the second phase of restoration work at the Low Battery sea wall. The panel will serve as a test of

Charleston restaurant house-made tortilla trend shows area is ready for more tortillerias 04/12/2022

Charleston restaurant house-made tortilla trend shows area is ready for more tortillerias

While some high-profile Charleston area eateries are bringing more attention to the impact fresh tortillas can have on the final product, two lesser known local businesses have been working for months to bring fresh tortillas here.

Charleston restaurant house-made tortilla trend shows area is ready for more tortillerias Plans for recently opened and upcoming Charleston restaurants show early signs of a house-made tortilla trend coming to the Lowcountry. While these high-profile eateries are bringing more attention to the

A tastemaker with a wandering eye (and a way with words) can't quit Charleston 04/12/2022

A tastemaker with a wandering eye (and a way with words) can't quit Charleston

Since she first visited the city in the early 1990s, the design-minded author and photographer has felt an insatiable urge to call Charleston home — and to celebrate that home in high style.

A tastemaker with a wandering eye (and a way with words) can't quit Charleston In a new book, Charleston-based author and photographer Susan Sully considers her beloved city once more.

Review: 'Into the Woods' is the right show for right now (by the right company, too) 04/12/2022

Review: 'Into the Woods' is the right show for right now (by the right company, too)

Who else could gently, smilingly guide us from a world constructed of clear-cut, attainable goals to one with murky, messy outcomes?

Review: 'Into the Woods' is the right show for right now (by the right company, too) Holy City Arts & Lyric Opera presents "Into the Woods" at Battery Gadsden Cultural Center on Sullivan's Island.

Olympic gold medalist Belinda Bencic claims Charleston Open tennis title 04/12/2022

Olympic gold medalist Belinda Bencic claims Charleston Open tennis title

When Belinda Bencic was 17 years old, she consoled herself after a loss in the semifinals in Charleston with a Nutella cookie. Now 25, the Swiss star has other sweets on her mind after winning her fifth WTA Tour title at the Credit One Charleston Open.

Olympic gold medalist Belinda Bencic claims Charleston Open tennis title When Belinda Bencic was 17 years old, she consoled herself after a loss in the semifinals in Charleston with a Nutella cookie.

The Front Porch Coffeehouse and Creamery transforms from Charleston Pops food truck 04/11/2022

The Front Porch Coffeehouse and Creamery transforms from Charleston Pops food truck

The Front Porch opened in February and, in addition to Charleston Pops’ favorite waffles on a stick and homemade artisan ice cream, also offers avocado toast, breakfast bagels, cinnamon buns, smoothies, club sandwiches and bubble tea.

The Front Porch Coffeehouse and Creamery transforms from Charleston Pops food truck A food truck and catering business in the Charleston area now has a complementary brick and mortar in the Carolina Park neighborhood in Mount Pleasant.

Charleston Jazz Festival set for 4-day lineup 04/11/2022

Charleston Jazz Festival set for 4-day lineup

Charleston Jazz Festival is set with a lineup of artists and styles that span countries and cultures, from the calypso rhythms of Trinidad to the gospel of the Lowcountry.

Charleston Jazz Festival set for 4-day lineup The annual jazz infusion will take place at various Charleston venues.

Recipe: 2 time-saving kitchen techniques for cooking vegetarian suppers 04/10/2022

Recipe: 2 time-saving kitchen techniques for cooking vegetarian suppers

If you’re the designated weeknight cook, you’ll want a repertoire of time-saving techniques.

Recipe: 2 time-saving kitchen techniques for cooking vegetarian suppers If you’re the designated weeknight cook, you’ll want a repertoire of time-saving techniques. Either of these recipes could be vegetarian mains, or add a bit of meat or cheese and

North Charleston Arts Fest returns with a week of free performances for 39th year 04/10/2022

North Charleston Arts Fest returns with a week of free performances for 39th year

Attendees can expect an African American fiber art exhibition, fashion show, magic show, spoken word poetry presentation, pop-up opera, concerts and more.

North Charleston Arts Fest returns with a week of free performances for 39th year The 39th annual North Charleston Arts Festival has set this year's date for May 4-8.

Peper column: Bird-watching is more than an old person's pastime 04/10/2022

Peper column: Bird-watching is more than an old person's pastime

"I appreciate that it’s something old people do, but it feels like it’s more than that. To me, it’s a chance to be in the moment."

Peper column: Bird-watching is more than an old person's pastime Though I remain active and feel younger than the calendar indicates, I’ve become fond of a particular pastime that probably more than qualifies me for being old. I am officially

20 years ago, OutKast played in Columbia amid social, political backlash 04/09/2022

20 years ago, OutKast played in Columbia amid social, political backlash

Having a mega-rap group hit the capital city twenty years ago wasn’t an easy sell.

20 years ago, OutKast played in Columbia amid social, political backlash Somehow 20 years ago, it felt like, despite all the issues in this city, that was a night Columbia got it right.

Black Food Truck Festival expanding footprint after successful inaugural event 04/09/2022

Black Food Truck Festival expanding footprint after successful inaugural event

The Black Food Truck Festival is set to make its return to the Charleston area this spring, but with room to grow.

Black Food Truck Festival expanding footprint after successful inaugural event The Black Food Truck Festival is set to make its return to the Charleston area this spring, after the inaugural event brought Black-owned food trucks, vendors and musicians to Patriots

King Street's Art Deco Riviera Theater hosting concerts, not movies, this time around 04/09/2022

King Street's Art Deco Riviera Theater hosting concerts, not movies, this time around

When you walk beneath the flashing marquee and across the gold, green and maroon marble tiles of the Riviera Theater at 225 King St., you’re stepping past a forgotten entertainment landmark. But now it's reopening to the public.

King Street's Art Deco Riviera Theater hosting concerts, not movies, this time around When you walk beneath the flashing marquee and across the gold, green and maroon marble tiles of the Riviera Theater at 225 King St., you're stepping past a forgotten entertainment

Photos: The Navy's Blue Angels are coming to Joint Base Charleston Airshow this weekend 04/08/2022

Photos: The Navy's Blue Angels are coming to Joint Base Charleston Airshow this weekend

The Navy’s Blue Angels flew into Joint Base Charleston for this weekend’s airshow in North Charleston.

Photos: The Navy's Blue Angels are coming to Joint Base Charleston Airshow this weekend The Navy’s Blue Angels fly into Joint Base Charleston on Thursday, April 7, 2022 for this weekend’s airshow in North Charleston.

Music can be almost as important as food in creating the vibe of Charleston restaurants 04/08/2022

Music can be almost as important as food in creating the vibe of Charleston restaurants

Developing the most creative menu, delivering the freshest ingredients and plating the tastiest meals are top priorities at any restaurant. But almost, if not as important, is the ambiance.

Music can be almost as important as food in creating the vibe of Charleston restaurants One way a restaurant can accomplish a specific feel is through decor. Another crucial way is through a playlist.

Charleston RiverDogs have plenty to celebrate on opening day at Riley Park 04/08/2022

Charleston RiverDogs have plenty to celebrate on opening day at Riley Park

The Charleston RiverDogs will open the 2022 baseball season much like they ended the last one — playing inside a jam-packed Riley Park with something to celebrate.

Charleston RiverDogs have plenty to celebrate on opening day at Riley Park The Charleston RiverDogs will open the 2022 baseball season much like they ended the last one — playing inside a jam-packed Riley Park with something to celebrate.

Celebrate the birth of the internet with this week's trivia! 04/08/2022

Celebrate the birth of the internet with this week's trivia!

To celebrate the internet’s birthday, this week’s trivia will browse through important events in internet history.

Celebrate the birth of the internet with this week's trivia! Restart that router, make sure you are plugged in and let’s load up the internet trivia!

Azaleas take a back seat to patrons back in bloom at the Masters 04/07/2022

Azaleas take a back seat to patrons back in bloom at the Masters

Tournament officials never release attendance figures but those lucky enough to hold practice round tickets made for delightfully large crowds.

Azaleas take a back seat to patrons back in bloom at the Masters Augusta National's famed azaleas and dogwoods take a back seat to full galleries returning to the Masters for the first time since Tiger Woods' 2019 victory.

Party at the Point and Firefly Distillery announce summer concert lineups 04/07/2022

Party at the Point and Firefly Distillery announce summer concert lineups

Concert season never really ends here in Charleston, but it’s about to especially ramp up for the summer months.

Party at the Point and Firefly Distillery announce summer concert lineups Concert season never really ends here in Charleston, but it's about to especially ramp up for the summer months.

My Charleston Weekend: Eclectic events for all ages 04/07/2022

My Charleston Weekend: Eclectic events for all ages

If this week’s rain has got you down, you’ll find something to cheer you up this weekend with all the exciting activities going on in Charleston.

My Charleston Weekend: Eclectic events for all ages This weekend's exciting activities include "Kinky Boots" at Dock Street Theatre, an adult egg hunt, Cajun festival and a free outdoor movie.

Daily Digest: Mediterranean stew with Taste of India naan concludes a day of vegan eats 04/06/2022

Daily Digest: Mediterranean stew with Taste of India naan concludes a day of vegan eats

"While giving up all animal and dairy products has been challenging, with creativity, we’ve found the journey to be not only workable, but enjoyable."

Daily Digest: Mediterranean stew with Taste of India naan concludes a day of vegan eats "We made a wonderful Mediterranean stew for dinner, filling it with eggplant, chickpeas, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes and spinach. With it, we had whole wheat naan that we purchased from Taste

Pier 101 now open on Folly Beach after 2-year closure 04/06/2022

Pier 101 now open on Folly Beach after 2-year closure

An oceanfront restaurant has reopened after a two-year closure prompted by the $14 million Folly Beach Pier renovation project.

Pier 101 now open on Folly Beach after 2-year closure An oceanfront restaurant has reopened after a two-year closure prompted by the $14 million Folly Beach Pier renovation project. The restaurant, Pier 101 Restaurant & Bar, is part of phase

Second State Coffee turns 10: How 2 college roommates built a local brand 04/06/2022

Second State Coffee turns 10: How 2 college roommates built a local brand

After adding two more shops since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, Scott and Jett are the proud owners of four Charleston area coffee cafes, each of which serve a varying crowd and offering.

Second State Coffee turns 10: How 2 college roommates built a local brand February marked 10 years since Second State Coffee owners Jayme Scott and Ross Jett opened their first coffee shop at 70½ Beaufain St. in downtown Charleston. After adding two more

Tiger Woods plans to play in 2022 Masters, says he thinks he can win 04/06/2022

Tiger Woods plans to play in 2022 Masters, says he thinks he can win

Tiger Woods has defied golf odds again, getting himself into competitive shape and planning to play in the 2022 Masters less than 14 months after suffering multiple leg injuries in a single-car accident.

Tiger Woods plans to play in 2022 Masters, says he thinks he can win The Masters begins April 7 and 46-year-old Tiger Woods, less than 14 months after suffering leg injuries in a car crash, will play in his first regular PGA Tour event

Charleston's Emma Navarro, playing out 2 careers at once, wins at Charleston Open 04/05/2022

Charleston's Emma Navarro, playing out 2 careers at once, wins at Charleston Open

Charleston’s Emma Navarro knocked off the No. 56 professional player in the world at the Credit One Charleston Open on Daniel Island.

Charleston's Emma Navarro, playing out 2 careers at once, wins at Charleston Open Charleston's Emma Navarro won a main-draw match at her hometown tournament, the Credit One Charleston Open, for the second time.

Charleston Wine + Food names longtime staff member as interim executive director 04/05/2022

Charleston Wine + Food names longtime staff member as interim executive director

The Charleston Wine + Food Festival has named its longtime marketing and communications director as the interim executive director.

Charleston Wine + Food names longtime staff member as interim executive director The Charleston Wine + Food Festival has named longtime marketing communications director Alyssa Maute Smith as the interim executive director.

New Credit One Stadium draws rave reviews from WTA Tour stars at Charleston Open 04/05/2022

New Credit One Stadium draws rave reviews from WTA Tour stars at Charleston Open

The new 35,000-square foot Stage House includes new amenities for players, including dining, a lounge complete with virtual golf, exercise and treatment facilities and a new locker room.

New Credit One Stadium draws rave reviews from WTA Tour stars at Charleston Open The new Credit One Stadium is drawing rave reviews from WTA Tour stars at the Charleston Open tournament.

Daily Digest: Local music director crafts signature house salad from 'Balthazar Cookbook' 04/04/2022

Daily Digest: Local music director crafts signature house salad from 'Balthazar Cookbook'

"The perfect accompaniment to the salad is a pan-seared local flounder from CudaCo. on Folly Road."

Daily Digest: Local music director crafts signature house salad from 'Balthazar Cookbook' "For lunch I’ve been experimenting with recipes and trying to improve my cooking. Right now, I’m trying out several from 'The Balthazar Cookbook,' and today it’s their signature house salad

Gamecocks crush UConn, capture second national championship 04/04/2022

Gamecocks crush UConn, capture second national championship

As the clock wound down, the smiles got bigger. And then the zeroes were up and the glass turned red and the journey was complete.

Gamecocks crush UConn, capture second national championship South Carolina beat Connecticut 64-49 on April 4 to win its second national championship.

Community gardens spring up around Charleston area to educate youth, create community 04/04/2022

Community gardens spring up around Charleston area to educate youth, create community

“It’s like five things going on with this one effort,” Middleton said. “You’re learning about growing veggies, you’re having community time, and, after these veggies grow, you probably can help these families feed themselves.”

Community gardens spring up around Charleston area to educate youth, create community Community gardens and urban farms have become increasingly popular in the Charleston area in recent years as a way to address a number of needs that include reducing food insecurity,

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