Category Archives: Charleston Idiosyncracies

Charleston Revels in its Unique Flavor (courtesy of the Washington Post)

This article published in the Washington Post made me laugh out loud.  It’s so true!  We may just be a city of Bacchanalian pleasures (more on that later….) Here’s an excerpt… “Obviously, Charleston has mastered the art of being proud … Continue reading

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Sounds of the City

Have you ever been to the top of the Empire State Building, or stood on the rooftop of a 5-story walk-up in the East Village, or walked from Downtown to Uptown through all its changing faces?  The cacophony, the constancy, … Continue reading

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Southern Stylin' (Charleston Idiosyncrasies – Part 2)

In honor of Charleston Fashion Week, an event held a la the one in New York’s Bryant Park where tents are filled with fashionistas, clothing, high heels and the Who’s Who of the Sartorial Universe, I thought it appropriate that my … Continue reading

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So What’s in a Name? (Charleston Idiosyncrasies – Part 1)

Everything if you are a Charlestonian. Pinckney, Tradd, Calhoun, Gibbes, Anson, Ravenel, Legare (pronounced Luh-gree), Manigault, Aiken, Huger (pronounced Hugh-gee), Middleton…. These are names you hear over and over in your Charleston goings and comings.  Perhaps you drove down a … Continue reading

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