The Local Palate Magazine Launches – An Adventure into Charleston’s Culinary Delights

This past week, a new magazine in Charleston launched – The Local Palate, covering all things foodie in Charleston.  I’ve been excited about this for some time as I know several people who were responsible for its creation, I love food, and I happened to be their first guest blogger (about boiled peanuts).  But it turned out even more beautiful...

Want to buy a home for $200,000 less than List Price? Here’s how.

Want to buy a home for $200,000 less than List Price? Here’s how.

  I hear this all the time. I SAY this all the time. “That house is overpriced by $X! They’re crazy if they think they can get that amount for their house!  Well, I never!” But does it really matter? Not to you as a buyer. If a seller wants to go ahead and put a silly or inflated number...

Inspired Infill – Building Dreams at 264-268 Ashley Ave

Down a long dirt driveway in an unlikely part of town, hidden amongst ramshackle Charleston homes in various states of deterioration, lies a project of such inspiration and passion, the energy of it is palpable. Dramatic I know, but true it is. This is a post about local design consultants and visionary developers – about people who push the bounds...

The Mirabella V docks at the Charleston City Marina

This gorgeous sloop is currently in port at the Charleston City Marina.  Her name is Mirabella V and she’s the largest in the world at 247 ft long, with a beam of 48ft and a mast with a height of 292ft.  She cost $50,000,000 to build. To put her mass and height in perspective, the tallest building in Charleston is...