Continuing on Legare Street, we’ll stop at Number 8, a house that resonates with Charleston history.
Built in 1857, 8 Legare was first owned by Charlestonian Cleland Kinloch Huger (pronounced “U-gee”). Patrick O’Donnell, an Irish immigrant, was the contractor for this imposing structure which was built in the Italianate style. Here we are greeted by another pair of grand gateposts with a wrought iron gate. This gate with the elongated harps is thought to be...
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A look at the best in live, local music around the Charleston area this weekend.
Plan A: Rock the Rescue, Tin Roof
Plan B: Elvis Ain’t Dead Fest 2, Charleston Pour House - featuring: Dantes Jump Suit, Madam Adam, Mike Martin and the Beautiful Mess, ’17 Comeback Special, and Horror Business
Things around town: Jamisun, Charleston Harbor Fish House
As we continue up Legare Street, we will stop at Number 14, known as the Simmons-Edwards House, but more famous for its “Pineapple Gates.”
Francis Simmons built 14 Legare Street around 1800. The brick single house, made taller due to the raised basement, is a good example of the Federal style of architecture. Federal style was born out of and is similar to...
It is dark and well past 10pm. The engine has been fighting him, but roars to life. It has spent many days being built in the hands of John Herald before finally breathing its first. This particular engine is destined for an old fire truck in Chicago. John will have to drive it up there to install it, too.
He credits his interest in auto repair and restoration to his Dad. John started working on cars...
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Another school year is here, and with that, many teachers and administrators are well on their way to planning their school’s big field trips of the year. Many South Carolina schools choose to bring their students to Charleston due to its rich history, hands-on learning opportunities, and cultural landmarks. But just because you’re a parent chaperoning a school trip doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy Charleston’s vibrant culinary scene!
Here are some great options for satisfying your group's picky eaters (without sacrificing flavor) in Charleston:
Even though the Angel Oak is magnificent no matter how you shoot it, trying different angles will help us see it in a much more interesting way than the thousands of other eye-level, straight-on photos of the same subject. So get out there and try something different.
If you have photography questions or other topics you’d like us to explore, let us know!
We know a wall existed in 1818; over the ensuing years, the house has been modified and enhanced several times. The garden is a treat, and sometimes is open to the public during fall or spring tours. And, if you've got money, 32 Legare is currently on the market - for $19.5 million...
No matter who buys it, 32 Legare will forever be associated with...
Whether you are a native, a transplant or a visitor to the Holy City, the fact that Charleston is known for its shrimp and grits is basic information. Yet, those foodies who are in the know realize that often the only two ingredients prevalent in every restaurant's offerings are SHRIMP and GRITS. After that, local chefs often let their imagination run wild.
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Every Friday this August, the Town of Mount Pleasant will present the Waterfront Music & Movies series at Waterfront Park. The fun starts at 6:30 pm.
Each event is free to attend and includes live music and an outdoor movie with the Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor as the perfect backdrops. Multiple food trucks and vendors will be onsite during each event.
This year's schedule is as follows ...