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Via PURE Theatre

In conjunction with the Southeastern regional premiere of his play This Random World, playwright Steven Dietz will join PURE Theatre for a special post-show talkback and reception following the Saturday, March 10, 2018 performance. “We are honored to welcome Steven to the Lowcountry and to be able to share our interpretation of This Random World with him,” says Sharon Graci, PURE Theatre’s Artistic Director. “When I first read his play, it resonated so strongly with me that I felt compelled to share it with Charleston. This play focuses on the beautiful inevitability of encounter, so to have Steven joining us for a performance only deepens the insightful themes of the play.”

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 13:23

So What Exactly is Wild Blue Ropes?

Are you or your kids looking for something adventurous to do in Charleston? Fresh out of cool ideas, and needing to try something different? Do you want an outdoor experience that's both a mental and physical challenge? 
Why not get out and try the Challenge Course at Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park? It's a completely addictive activity that Charleston locals and visitors of all ages enjoy!

Friday, 09 February 2018 10:10

What's Next For the Future of Senior Living

A majority of seniors (nearly 90 percent, according to AARP) say they want to stay in their own home for a long as possible, and there can be many financial and emotional advantages to this choice. But this decision also can ultimately lead to social isolation, especially if a spouse, partner, or long-time friends and neighbors pass away or leave the home because they require inpatient healthcare services...

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 13:48

A Taste of Charleston

Written by Theresa on behalf of Bulldog Tours

At Charleston Food Tours we offer a variety of culinary tours of Charleston with knowledgeable tour guides and delicious samples of Lowcountry cuisine. Join us as we walk, talk and taste our way through history! Our mission is to promote local artisan growers and producers and to help preserve South Carolina’s rich culinary heritage. On our exclusive culinary tours, you will experience the Lowcountry’s distinctive food and warm hospitality. These informative tours are ideal for casual fans of the culinary arts or the hardcore foodie in your life. It would be difficult to find a southern city better suited for culinary tourism than historic Charleston, SC. Our tours include the Savor the Flavors of Downtown Charleston tour, the Savor the Flavors of Upper King Street tour, the Chef’s Kitchen tour and the Charleston Dessert tour.

Thursday, 11 January 2018 10:03

The Haunted History of Charleston

Written by John LaVerne on behalf of Bulldog Tours

The historical backdrop of Charleston, SC is one of the longest and most differing of any group in the United States, spreading over many years. It was founded in 1670 and, although the city has had its low points, it is still thriving today and is currently one of the top tourist destinations in the US.

Charleston was the leading city in the South from the time it was founded up to the Civil War. The city has survived fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding and war. There are several buildings that were important during these events, one of which is The Old Exchange Building, which has been standing since 1767. The Old Exchange is home to a dungeon that was used to hold prisoners of war during the British siege in the Revolutionary War, and later housed pirates such as Blackbeard and Stede Bonnet. When you factor in the age of the city and the number of people who died either from war or natural disaster, it's no wonder that Charleston is considered one of the most haunted cities in the US. The best part about this haunted history is that Bulldog Tours specializes in Charleston Ghost Tours and will take you to visit these places... if you dare.

You could explore Charleston on your own... or you can see the best the city has to offer with Bulldog Tours history, culinary, and ghost tours. You will love it!

Monday, 27 November 2017 16:39

Give With Gwynn's This Holiday Season

Gwynn’s of Mount Pleasant, located in the Village Pointe Shopping Center in Mount Pleasant, will be featuring five award-winning local artists as a part of its Give with Gwynn’s holiday charitable campaign. These artists will display their works in Gwynn’s store windows from November 26, 2017 – January 6, 2018. All works will reflect and inspire Peace on Earth.

Friday, 06 October 2017 15:05

Shem Creek w/ Nature Adventures

One of the staples of an idyllic visit to Charleston, South Carolina, Shem Creek is located mere miles from the historic downtown. Simply scoot over the beautiful Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge while taking in the view of the Cooper River, and you’ll presently find yourself face to face with Shem Creek’s myriad treasures, all sheltered within a serene bay.

Single? Social? Combine the two at Wild Blue Ropes’ first ever Singles Night Social! Experience a Lowcountry sunset, with great tunes cranking, as you traverse 72 suspended obstacles with like-spirited fun-seekers. Afterwards, mingle around the bonfire where you can enjoy BYOB beverages, and revel in the thrills of ropes course adventure.

Monday, 18 September 2017 09:58

Charleston Food Tours Kicks Off Newest Tour

Charleston's award-winning Charleston Food Tours is adding to its culinary tour offerings with a new option that includes a cooking demonstration and tasting.

Charleston Food Tours is partnering with the Culinary Institute of Charleston at Trident Technical College on "Taste of the Lowcountry." Visitors will get an exclusive look at a local culinary institution...

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