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Apr 30 2010

New Moon over Johns Island (I think we already created the title in the cover …)

Over the past couple of years there has been an amazing influx of new restaurants on Johns Island. Springing up in various locations along Maybank Highway, these blossoming eateries are in part a response to the vast array of produce grown on the island. Chefs who formerly spent their entire lives in major metropolises or …

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Apr 30 2010

Update on the River Course fire

By Tom Kulick, Commissioner, St. John’s Fire District At the Town of Kiawah Island’s Public Safety Committee meeting on Tuesday, April 20, Chief Karl Ristow of the St. John’s Fire Department gave an update on the independent investigation being conducted by the North Charleston Fire Department (NCFD) of the fire at the River Course Clubhouse, …

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Apr 30 2010

Time for an old-timey spring picnic

For a while it was known as the Sweet Corn Festival, but even though one of the most delicious and nostalgic things in the world is that first bite of sweet corn straight off the stalk and still warm from the afternoon sun, “It was just too bloomin’ hot,” said Thomas Legare. So instead of …

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Apr 30 2010

4th Annual Wine Festival at Freshfields Village

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of South Carolina will host its 4th Annual Wine Festival at Freshfields Village on Saturday, May 1, 2010, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tickets include the opportunity to taste over 85 select wines from around the world, authentic Charleston cuisine by Lowcountry Eats, and live music by Phenomena Jazz Trio. All …

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Apr 30 2010

A yacht affair

Communities In Schools of the Charleston Area, Inc. (CIS) is pleased to announce its inaugural event The Charleston Yacht Affair, scheduled for Sunday, May 17, 2010, from 6 to 9 p.m., at The City Marina, 17 Lockwood Drive. The Charleston Yacht Affair will feature exclusive yacht tours, delicious cuisine prepared by Charleston’s top chefs, live …

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Apr 30 2010

RS UV … where’s the tea?

As the Lowcountry bursts into springtime bloom, the Charleston Tea Plantation on Wadmalaw Island is preparing for its first harvest of the year with the First Flush FesTEAval. Dedicated to the commencement of the 2010 crop harvest, the First Flush FesTEAval is a celebration of America’s only tea garden and its popular product line, American …

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Apr 30 2010

JIKISI Cycle Group kicks off with inaugural ride

Several local residents from Johns Island, Kiawah, and Seabrook met on April 21 at Java-Java in Freshfields Village to establish the JIKISI Cycling group. The participants’ hope is to organize rides together and meet new friends who enjoy getting out for a bit of exercise on a two-wheeler. On Saturday, April 24, five JIKISI Cycle …

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Apr 30 2010

A peek into our Confederate past

This past April 16 – 18,2010, Legare Farms celebrated their 6th annual Battle of Charleston. With an amazing kick-off of 800 school students visiting the farm on Friday, April 16, the Legares were happy with the turnout over the weekend. In an effort to continually offer new and exciting presentations of the Civil War as …

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Apr 30 2010

Governor’s Cup returns to Bohicket Marina

The year 2010 will be a very exciting year for the Bohicket Marina, beginning with the Bohicket Marina Invitational Billfish Tournament. We have the privilege of kicking off the South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series, as well as welcoming one of Charleston’s favorite restaurants, Red’s Ice House, to the Marina. Bohicket Marina hosted the inaugural …

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Apr 30 2010

A bella afternoon

On a balmy Lowcountry spring afternoon, Cottage Aroma Bella held their official grand opening party on the lawn at their new spa located on Fort Trenholm Road on Johns Island. Although Cottage Aroma Bella has been open since early January of this year, owners Peggy and Paul Lieber wanted to give their elegant new spa …

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