Apr 17

Arriba Breezes Onto Bohicket Marina

Mexican restaurant Arriba, located above The Ice Cream Boat, opens this month.

Staff Report for The Island Connection For David and Elizabeth Woodworth, the kitchen is where life happens. It’s where memories are made, loved ones gather and most recently, it’s a place where the two are cooking up some amazing dishes full of Mexican flavor. Having both had an extensive background in the hospitality industry and …

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Apr 16

Charleston Collegiate School Student Shines Behind A Lens

“Alex Tovar and a snail in the spartina grass”

By Joyce Hudson for The Island Connection Photos by Pinita Tovar Charleston Collegiate School’s senior Pinita Tovar is the winner of the year-long portrait and photojournalism competition for upper school students at CCS. Her topic was the different generations of her family, and her submitted work won praise from her community mentor Gretchen Gross, a …

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Apr 16

Seasons Of The South: Grilled New York Strip Steak With Garden Salad

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By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection New York strip is one of my favorite cuts of beef. It’s easy and fast to cook and always tastes delicious. A perfect accompaniment is blue cheese. Ingredients Steak • 1 ¾ pounds (1-inch thick) New York strip steak • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil • 1 tablespoon …

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Apr 15

Sea Islands Food Truck Rodeo Benefits Local Students

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By Doug Reynolds for The Island Connection The second annual Sea Islands Food Truck Rodeo will be held Sunday, April 19, 2015 from 12 – 4 p.m. At Freshfields Village on The Green. Freshfields Village is located at the crossroads of Johns, Kiawah and Seabrook islands. This family and pet-friendly afternoon will feature live music …

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Apr 15

The People You Meet: Bill Saunders

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By Gregg Bragg for Island Connection The Island Connection is launching a new monthly column, “The People You Meet” will profile interesting individuals from across the Sea Islands. If you have suggestions for future subjects please email jennifer@luckydognews.com There was something of a furor at the City of Charleston Board of Zoning Appeals meeting on …

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Apr 15

Warmer Days Ahead Herald Happier Times For Fisherman

“Flounder, perhaps our tastiest fish, are becoming active.”

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for The Island Connection Weather remained cooler than average in March. The recent cold snap over the last few days is hopefully the last one of the year. Looking ahead we have forecasts of sunny days in 70s and 80s which should really bring the water temperatures up. Bait, however, has …

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Apr 14

‘Fighting Island Hunger One Meal At A Time’

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By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Connection Editor When I was a child, my mother used to tell me to eat everything on my plate. “There are children starving in Africa,” she would say to shame me into eating my vegetables. Today, when my son pushes away his peas, I am tempted to use the same …

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Apr 14

Mary Whyte, 2015 Beauty In Culture Award Winner, To Address Seabrook Island Artist Guild

“To be an artist is to give proof of God and the beauty that surrounds us.”
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By Sharon Crawford for The Island Connection Seabrookers are in for a special treat when Mary Whyte, internationally renowned watercolorist and co-founder of the Seabrook Island Artist Guild addresses the monthly meeting on April 21 at 3 p.m. in the Lake House Live Oak room. She will discuss “Living the Creative Life” appreciating the beauty …

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Apr 14

Printer Prices Plummet

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By Sarah Reynolds for Island Eye News Celebrate the arrival of warmer weather with some dancing at Shaggin’ on the Cooper. Local bands perform live at the end of the Mount Pleasant Pier throughout the season (see schedule below), and the dance floor is open for all ages. Bring a date or meet friends, let …

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Apr 13

CrossFit Hosts Lift To Feed Event May 9

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Staff Report for The Island Connection CrossFit Johns Island will be host “Lift To Feed” a charity to benefit Backpack Buddies Seabrook Island on Saturday, May 9 at 9 a.m. All donations and sponsorships will be donated to feed children at Mt. Zion Elementary School on Johns Island. Donations and spectators are welcome. At the …

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