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The Quest for the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich in America: Found At Eli's Table, Charleston, S.C.!

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 04.22.2015 | Taste
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

Those who know me well also know that there are two things I like to eat most - bacon in any form and grilled cheese sandwiches. It doesn't matter wh...

Life on the Lake: "The Encounter"

Jim Allen | Posted 04.10.2015 | Green
Jim Allen

The following sequence is an encounter between a Red-Tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) and a Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) near Charleston, SC. ...

Roadtrip Through the Sweet South

Findery | Posted 04.10.2015 | Travel

Both cities are filled with so much Southern charm, American history, and beautiful coastal living. Trying to decide which one I liked better is difficult because they each have their own distinct personality and flair.

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.14.2015 | Travel

These girls' golf better than you can.

'Last One in the Water Is the Mayor!'

Jonathan Byrd | Posted 02.10.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Byrd

We've come a long way. We have a long way to go. When we talk about history, let's not forget to include current events. Let's not forget that we are the history of the future. That's how we gather important intelligence. Just ask Mayor Edna Branch Jackson.

If You Want To Feel Very Small, Visit This Spot In Charleston

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.03.2014 | Travel

There's never a wrong time to go to Charleston, but as the colder months approach, now is as good a time as any to head down to South Carolina for swe...

Perfect Day In Charleston, SC

Shoptiques | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel

Most people wouldn't think to put southern and fashion in the same sentence, but the South is starting to earn the recognition it deserves in the fashion industry, and Charleston is largely responsible for that.

Life On The Lake...An Overview

Jim Allen | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Jim Allen

I am a retired Biologist and High School Teacher living in South Carolina (near Charleston). I have always enjoyed the outdoor life and am enjoying th...

Dude Pours Drink With His Forehead, Wins At Beer

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.18.2014 | Weird News

Once you go bald you can't go back -- but you CAN turn it into a really cool party trick. Recent obnoxious vertical video from Charleston, South ...

African American Museum To Be Built Where Slaves First Set Foot On U.S. Soil

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 07.15.2014 | Black Voices

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Organizers say a $75 million International African American Museum will be built beside the Charleston harbor where tens of ...

A Different Way of Thinking About Health Care

Wendell Potter | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

A Charleston, South Carolina man who thought he had pretty good health insurance may miss work today, as he has several times already this year, becau...

The Tides of March

Tracy Christoph | Posted 05.18.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

I'd like to share some of my favorite East Coast beach towns with you, with some warm thoughts for the season ahead. These award-winning destinations are sure to warm not only your body but also your spirit!

25 Reasons Y'all MUST Come To Charleston

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.18.2014 | Travel

There’s a reason Charleston has been voted America’s Best City three times over: the grits are spicy, the weather is warm, and the people are oh-s...

The World's Best Chefs in Charleston at Cook it Raw

Ali Rosen | Posted 12.25.2013 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Cook It Raw comes to the U.S. for the first time. See why it landed in Charleston.

My Southern Happiness and the Quality of Life

Stefanie Williams | Posted 11.09.2013 | New York
Stefanie Williams

What makes me happy... I don't know for sure just yet. But I know I felt closer to finding that answer a few thousand miles south where life felt more like living than waiting. Does that make me a bad New Yorker? Does it make me a quitter?

Spoleto Serves Up a Sweet (and Spicy) Summer Serenade

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts
Kristi York Wooten

Everything about Charleston's Spoleto Festival spells summer to a born-and-bred South Carolinian like me: Seersucker. Symphonies. Sopranos. Sweat!

Some Veterans Die Waiting for Benefits, One Man Lives to Help Them

Pat LaMarche | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Pat LaMarche

Books are written about the lawyers who dedicate pro-bono time to helping the indigent. One such book put out by the American Bar Association is a collection of stories about the good work being done. But none of the stories tells a tale like the one going on in Charleston.

Shrimp, Grits and Murder

John Malik | Posted 02.09.2013 | Books
John Malik

Are you looking for a clever murder mystery? One with a unique sense of place and enough quirky characters to make the cast of The Big Bang Theory take notice? Can you deal with a ghost as a central character?

Nine Things We Love About Charleston, SC

George Hobica | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Charleston has more things to do than can comfortably be listed in a short round-up, but here are nine of my favorites.

787 Over South Carolina

Christine Negroni | Posted 08.01.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

The folks in Charleston are over the moon about their entry into the world of high-tech manufacturing, embodied in the new Boeing 787.

BlackVoices History Quest: Charleston

Posted 02.08.2012 | Black Voices

Today's edition of Black Voices Black History Quest is based in Charleston, S.C. Charleston, S.C. is amazing to visit in general, but if you're lo...

PHOTOS: A Civil War Tour Of Charleston

Posted 06.05.2011 | Travel

April 2011 inaugurates a nation-wide commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. From South Carolina's secession in 1860 to the bombardme...

Historic Preservation Goes Bananas

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Reinbach

The historic preservation movement began as a good idea in this country -- defend the best of the past from the worst of the present. But like a lot of good ideas, the rule makers can undermine the mission by insisting on their rules.

It Is Over When It's Over

Karl Kozel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karl Kozel

Serving a drink and then rushing the customer is frankly gouging, and it is a very bad policy to have no matter what type of drinking establishment one runs.

Excrabaganza: A Crab Quest on the Atlantic Coast

Stefan Beck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stefan Beck

I can report that a basket of salt-encrusted blue crabs is a meal like no other. In heaven, these will be the bar snack, mark my words.