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Issue 2.60 | Thursday, June 10, 2010 | Visit BetterGulf.org


RETURN OF THE REGGAE:
The popular family-oriented Reggae Concert Series, which last fall featured high-energy acts such as Reggae Infinity (above), returns to James Island County Park on Saturday for the summer season. Caribbean food, handmade local crafts and the great outdoor setting make this a winning family activity. See the Currents column for more summer family fun ideas, and see the calendar for details on the reggae show. (Charleston County PRC photo)


TODAY'S FOCUS
:: Get bumper crops from your garden

CURRENTS

:: Lots to do locally with kids

FEEDBACK
:: Send us your thoughts

THE LIST
:: Butterfly magnets

GOOD NEWS
:: 2-1-1 hotline, parks angels, Green TV

ALSO INSIDE

___:: CALENDAR: This week ... and next

___:: REVIEW: Send us a review

___:: HISTORY: Silver

___:: QUOTE: On youth

___:: SPOTLIGHT: Meet an underwriter


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TODAY'S FOCUS
Tips for a bumper crop from your vegetable garden

By JIM MARTIN
Executive director, Charleston Parks Conservancy
Reprinted with permission

Editor's Note: Home vegetable gardens seem to be more popular than ever these days, and they're moving beyond a simple pot of tomatoes on the porch. We thank Jim Martin and the folks at the Charleston Parks Conservancy for sharing with us Jim's recent blog post - - offering 10 tips for rookie vegetable gardeners - and we bet all you veteran growers will learn a little bit, too.


Martin

JUNE 10, 2010 -- "Tell me everything you know about starting a vegetable garden," is what she said, standing behind the counter at one of my favorite coffee shops, Muddy Waters Coffee, making my latte. My initial thought was, "I hope this latte doesn't take that long to make."

So after asking a few questions and spewing a few answers, I realized that, for most people her age, there is just way too much information on the Internet on the subject for her or her friends to drill down into a plan that might lead them to success. So, in an effort to help a potential newbie gardener who just happens to make a great latte, here goes:

Ten tips to a successful first-time vegetable and herb garden

1) The garden site has to have at least six hours of full sun anywhere from 10 a.m. in the morning to 4 p.m. in the afternoon. Vegetables and herbs like to bask in the sun.

2) The site of your new garden must be well drained. If water pools in the area for an hour or so after a heavy rainfall, you will need to do one of three things.

a. Build boxes that will allow you to elevate the roots growing in the soil above the poor drainage - 2x6-inch boards turned up means 6 inches of growing space above the present soil line, making this a good place to start.

b. Move to another site with full sun.

c. Grow your vegetables and herbs in a container garden situation.

3) Start with a small area and increase the size once success comes in the space you first chose. Most people's eyes are bigger than their time allotment. Success breeds more success. I've seen some pretty awesome gardens in a 4x4-foot bed. Amazing produce can come out of a space this size.

4) Site the garden as close to your walk into the house each day as possible. "Out of sight, out of mind" is the biggest reason veggie gardens turn to weed-ridden wastelands. Place the garden where you drive by, walk by or, better yet, like to sit and ponder your place in life. Being close by daily means more frequent weeding, watching for pest problems and harvesting those wonderful things you dreamed of sharing with your family and friends.

5) Make a list of the vegetables and herbs you actually eat. I know people who grow all these beautiful exotic-looking eggplants who actually would never order eggplant anything from the finest restaurant in town. Hence, the vegetables are not used by the family and are a waste of their growing space.

6) Take the list and go to my favorite resource for knowing what grows at what time of year here in South Carolina - The Best When to Plant List in S.C. - . (You foreigners reading this now need to check out your own state extension service to get the correct information for your place.)

7) You have to add organic matter to your soil. This feeds the soil and makes it a healthy place to grow and prosper. No ifs, ands or buts about it. If you do not do this from season to season, you will not have success. (I don't make statements like this often.) Add 6-12 inches of compost such as mushroom compost or your city's recycled leaf compost. You can use your own compost if you get into doing this. Now for container gardening, use readily available soilless mixes from garden centers and big-box stores. Compost is not needed in these mixes.

8) Less is usually more. Do you really need 12 tomato plants in your garden? Are you opening a spaghetti sauce factory out of your kitchen? Probably not, so contemplate the numbers and quantity of vegetables you might get from a single plant. Then plant accordingly.

9) Mulching is the single most forgotten garden practice that must be done for many reasons. Mulch goes on top of the soil. It does not get mixed into the soil like compost. So what are the benefits to mulching? There are many!!!

a. Help keep the weeds from growing in your garden. Most weed seeds need light to germinate and grow. They can't do this with a blanket sitting on top of them.

b. Cool the roots of your vegetables and herbs. They like the sun on their faces and the shade on their feet!

c. Help conserve moisture in the soil, which means less watering and more money in your pocket. Favorite mulches include leaves (I like the ones that go through a mulching mower; they look so beautiful in the beds), pine straw, ground pine bark, newspapers and shredded documents.

10) Fertilize with a slow-release fertilizer such as Osmocote or use some of the organic liquid fertilizers available at garden centers. If you add compost each season you plant, you won't need to fertilize so much.

Follow these 10 steps and your chances for success shoot sky high!

Jim Martin is executive director of the Charleston Parks Conservancy, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase the quality, awareness, appreciation and usage of Charleston's parks and greenspaces.

CURRENTS
Lots to do with kids this summer locally
By ANN THRASH, editor

JUNE 10, 2010 -- Summer is still so fresh that the kids probably haven't moaned, "There's nothing to do!" -- at least not yet -- but thanks to a couple of new activities that are joining the local lineup, there should be no lack of fun in the Lowcountry this summer and into the fall.


Thrash

Here are a couple of don't-miss experiences we've heard about lately - one downtown, one in Mount Pleasant, and one in both James Island and North Charleston. Check them out -- and we'd love it if you'd send us a short review of your experience for our Reviews column, too.

Fun in 4-D: Just open at the South Carolina Aquarium is a new 4-D Immersion Theater - the only one in the state - that brings the sights, sounds and, yes, the smell and feel of the sea to your moviegoing experiences. The 4-D Immersion Theater takes 3-D imagery and ups the ante by adding interactive seating and waves of special effects such as gusts of wind, splashes of water and movement under your feet, all synchronized to some favorite family films.

The movie showing now is "Happy Feet 4-D Experience," starring Mumble the Penguin. It's a 15-minute show film that would make for great viewing after you visit the real live penguins who make their home at the aquarium.

The new 52-seat theater is adjacent to the aquarium and handicapped accessible. It's not a travelling show - it's a permanent addition to the facility, and the films will change so there will be always something new and fun to experience. You can get tickets just to the 4-D Theater, or buy a ticket combo that also provides admission to the aquarium. For the theater only, prices are $6.95 (general admission, adult and child) or $2.95 (member and member guest price). Go to this site for more info.

Free Movies at the Pier: The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission is offering free movies at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, starting with a showing of "The Blind Side" on June 26. Bring a blanket and lawn chair, buy some snacks at the park, and watch the show under the stars. Other films include "E.T." on July 24, "City Slickers" on Aug. 14, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" on Sept. 18 and "Rudy" on Oct. 2. Keep up with the schedule here.

Reggae Returns: Another winner from the PRC: The summer reggae concerts at James Island County Park have been a smash hit for years, and they return this weekend for the summer season with a concert featuring Selah Dub. The concerts rotate between James Island County Park and Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston, and the first concert there is July 10, featuring Dub Addis.

These concerts are a blast for all ages, and you can really immerse yourself in the reggae feel of the night by sampling some Caribbean fare from Brieles Lowcountry Café. Other acts coming up through the summer at James Island are Jahfe (July 17) and Jah Works (Aug. 21), and the Wannamaker concerts will include Mystic Vibrations (Aug. 7) and The Resolvers (Sept. 18).

At $8 a ticket for ages 13 and up, and children under 12 free, this is a bargain for sure. For details, click here or call 795-4FUN (4386).

Ann Thrash is editor of Charleston Currents. She can be reached at: editor@charlestoncurrents.com.

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SPOTLIGHT
Rural Mission

The public spiritedness of our underwriters allows us to bring CharlestonCurrents to you at no cost. This issue's featured nonprofit partner is Rural Mission on John's Island. The organization is many things to man people: a hand up in times of crisis and need … a mission, service and faith volunteer experience for the young and older … a caregiver and advocate for young migrant children and a support system for migrant families … a provider of a warm, comfortable home in winter and … a greatly appreciated giver of desperately needed home repairs to make low income homes safe, healthy and decent. For all, Rural Mission is a source of hope for low- and very low-income residents, the elderly and families living in the rural underserved Sea Islands of Charleston County, from Johns Island to Wadmalaw to Edisto and Yonges Islands. To learn more about this extraordinary organization, visit Rural Mission online. To talk to someone about giving your time or money to help, phone: 843.768-1720.

GOOD NEWS
United Way's 2-1-1 Hotline offers hurricane season resources

As another hurricane season begins, officials with Trident United Way's 2-1-1 Hotline are reminding Lowcountry residents that the service offers free, confidential information to local residents about hurricane resources before, during and after a storm.

The 2-1-1 Hotline staff and volunteers work out of Charleston County's Emergency Operations Center during storms and have backup all over the country if power and phone lines are lost. By storing data online, 2-1-1 Hotline can ensure that callers get the latest local information even if it's being supplied from across the nation. In the event of a storm, callers to the hotline will be able to find information on shelters, evacuation routes and resources for how to get assistance for themselves or to help others in need.

The work of the 2-1-1 Hotline isn't limited to storm season; it's actually a 24-hour/365-day-a-year service funded by contributions to Trident United Way. It serves nearly 50,000 requests for information and support each year.

Parks Conservancy looking for Lead Park Angels

The Charleston Parks Conservancy is looking for a new group of dedicated citizens to serve as the guardians of Charleston's city parks. The organization is seeking Lead Park Angels to advance its mission and to take over for the previous group, which is completing its term of service.

The Park Angel program coordinates volunteers in the community to do everything from literally digging in the dirt to spreading the word and inspiring the community to take ownership in our local parks. The Lead Angels rally the volunteers, serve as spokespeople for the organization and educate the community about the conservancy's mission.

Shortly after the Conservancy formed in 2008, it selected six people to serve two-year terms as Lead Park Angels and generate interest in the conservancy's Park Angel volunteer program, which now has more than 300 members.

Lead Park Angels will focus on one of the following areas: Educate You gardening and horticulture classes; Garden in the Parks programs and volunteer recruitment; marketing and social networking; membership; special events; and development. The benefits of being a lead Park Angel include free horticulture classes and gardening advice, discounts on conservancy merchandise, a network of locals interested in the same issue, online resources and more. Selected Lead Angels must be able to attend a Lead Park Angel Summit Aug. 28-29.

Anyone with an interest in becoming a Lead Park Angel should complete the online form by July 1. In-person interviews will be conducted later that month.

Water quality, marine recreation topics of 'Living Green' show

"Living Green," Charleston County government's 30-minute green lifestyles TV show, will focus on water quality and marine recreation in its June telecast. The show airs Saturdays on WTAT Fox 24 and My TV Charleston each month.

Among the topics of the June show are designated "green marinas" that offer free pump-out services for boaters; options for recycling monofilament fishing line; the Clean Vessel Act Program; and local groups who test the waterways for harmful chemicals.

Featured guests include Cyrus Buffum, executive director of Charleston Waterkeeper; Jen Jones of the S.C. Oyster Restoration and Enhancement Program; Scott Meister, Clean Vessel Act coordinator for the S.C. Department of Natural Resources; and Marty Morganello of the Surfrider Foundation.

The June episode is scheduled to air from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. each Saturday on Fox 24 (Comcast channel 6) and from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each Saturday on My TV Charleston, WMMP (Comcast channel 13).

To post an environmental question or ideas for a future episode of 'Living Green,' e-mail carecommunityforum@gmail.com or search for CARE Community Forum on Facebook.

Bosworth Group wins national marketing honors

The Bosworth Group, a Charleston-based marketing, advertising and public relations consultant, has won "Best of Show" and four other national honors for the "Better Care in Every Sense" marketing program created for its client Charleston Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, the tri-county's largest independent ENT practice.

The recognition by Healthcare Marketing Report, the nation's leading health-care marketing publication, follows two Telly awards that Bosworth won earlier this year for the TV commercials the agency created for Charleston ENT, whose nine board-certified physicians serve patients at seven offices throughout Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties.

Healthcare Marketing Report reviewed more than 4,000 entries for the awards. The Bosworth Group campaign won "Best of Show," Television Advertising; Gold Award, Television Commercial Series; Gold Award, Radio Commercial Series; Bronze Award, Outdoor Advertising; and Bronze Award, Marketing Campaign including Television.

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SC ENCYCLOPEDIA
Silver

From the late seventeenth century through the early nineteenth century, the center of South Carolina silver production, importation and consumption was Charleston. Populated with an oligarchy of planters and merchants, the city had the highest per capita income in British North America. British culture dominated Charleston society, and British goods, including silver, were in great demand. … The early colonists imported all silver or plate from England, but by the early 1700s colonial silversmiths began to compete with imported British wares. A surviving chalice dated 1711 and attributed to the Charleston goldsmith Miles Brewton (1675-1745) indicates early silver production in the city. Charleston silversmiths, such as Alexander Petrie and Thomas You, as well as most American silversmiths, usually marked their wares with either their initials or their last names. Pseudo-hallmarks similar to British hallmarks were sometimes added to give the appearance of English wares. …

The popularity of owning silver grew, as indicated by the high number of silversmiths and jewelers working in the Charleston area between 1780 and 1820. Domestic silver, especially pieces associated with the serving of tea, was the mainstay of these Charleston artisans. They also were commissioned by churches, fraternal organizations, and civic groups to produce silver for ceremonies and awards. Notable silversmiths of the era included Heloise and Louis Boudo and John Ewan.

By the early 1800s emerging inland communities such as Columbia and Camden could boast several working silversmiths. … Less is known about silversmiths working in the upstate. By the mid-nineteenth century, when many communities had the populations to support silversmiths, silver manufactured in the Northeast was easy to obtain and more fashionable than locally made wares. The popularity of imports lessened the demand for South Carolina artisans. Flatware, however, does exist bearing the marks of upstate jewelers and silversmiths, indicating that at least some silver continued to be produced in Chester, York, and Greenville up until the Civil War.

Little silver was produced in South Carolina after the Civil War. The exception was the Eastern Carolina Silver Company, which operated in Hartsville from 1907 to 1909. The company was one of the few southern ventures in the mass production of silver-plated wares.

-- Excerpted from the entry by Karen Swager. To read more about this or 2,000 other entries about South Carolina, check out The South Carolina Encyclopedia by USC Press. (Information used by permission.)

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THE LIST
Butterfly magnets

Thanks to Bruce Donaldson of Abide-A-While Garden Center in Mount Pleasant for letting us reprint a list from the center's newsletter on how to attract butterflies to your garden. Susan Reed-Campbell is the author. "Attracting butterflies to your yard is easy and fun! Creating a butterfly garden can be as simple as planting a mixed container. Choose a sunny location and fill it with the right plants and soon you'll have butterflies fluttering around your yard! There are many perennials, annuals and herbs which butterflies need. Below we have listed a few plants for a butterfly garden. For additional ideas, come on in, see the plants, and check out our butterfly gardening handout."

Lantana: "This is a perennial favorite plant for all butterflies! Lantanas are outstanding all-summer bloomers! Sizes range from 12 inches to 6 feet tall and wide. With many colors available you will be able to find one that works within your garden!"

Passion Flower: "The exotic flower of this perennial vine stops people in their tracks! This vine can grow 20 feet to 30 feet and works well trained along fences or trellises. Passion vine is an invitation for the Gulf Fritillary to visit your garden."

Cuphea: "Annual or perennial, these plants are a favorite for butterflies and hummingbirds too! Some varieties will trail from a containers, while others are upright, growing to about 2-1/2 feet to 3 feet tall."

Rue: "Rue is a full sun, evergreen herb. Its delicate blue green foliage adds a fern-like texture to your sunny garden. In the spring clusters of yellow flowers rise above
the foliage. Rue is the host plant for Giant Swallowtail butterflies."

QUOTE
On youth

"You can only be young once. But you can always be immature."

- Dave Barry, humor columnist (1947 - )

CALENDAR: THIS WEEK

Mobile Skin Cancer Screening: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12, Whirlin' Waters Adventure Waterpark, Wannamaker County Park, North Charleston. The Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission and MUSC will man a fully equipped mobile doctor's office to offer free skin cancer screenings. The mobile unit will also visit the Isle of Palms on July 10; it will be set up on the front beach from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. that day. No appointments necessary. More info: 792-1414.

Culinary Sale: 9 a.m. to noon June 12, The Real Estate Gallery, 214 King St. Vintage cookbooks, silver serviceware, linens, collectible kitchen pieces and more will be offered at the annual Culinary Tag Sale sponsored by the Charleston chapter of Les Dames D'Escoffier, a worldwide philanthropic society of professional women leaders in the fields of food, fine beverages, and hospitality. Proceeds benefit Les Dames' scholarship fund. Open to the public. Only cash will be accepted for purchase.

(NEW) Reggae Concert: 7:30 p.m. June 12, James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive. The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission's popular summer reggae concert series kicks off with a performance by Selah Dub. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.; music starts at 8:30 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket. Open to all ages; kids 12 and under get in free. No alcohol or coolers allowed; Caribbean fare and other foods will be available for purchase, as well as local handmade crafts. Tickets (at the gate): $8 ages 13 and up, or five Greenbax. For a schedule of other dates and artists, as well as a list of reggae concerts at Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston, go here online.

Food and Farming Course: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays for nine weeks, beginning in June. The Food and Farming Entrepreneurship Course is offered by FastTracSC and Clemson Extension for those who are interested in becoming food-system entrepreneurs (urban/rural farmers, local food artisans, chefs/caterers, bakers, food media, processors, etc.). Cost: $145. More info: elizabeth@lowcountrylocalfirst.org.

Colonial Art Tour: 4 p.m. each Thursday, Through June 24, Heyward-Washington House, 87 Church St., downtown. Explore the art of portraiture and satirical engravings popular with wealthy colonial Charlestonians. The Charleston Museum's art collection at the house features portraits by Jeremiah Theus, Samuel F.B. Morse and Henry Benbridge; later copies by Johann Stolle and George Whiting Flagg; and original, irreverent engravings of William Hogarth. Cost: $10 adults, $5 ages 3-12; free for Charleston Museum members. Reservations not required. More info: 722-2996, ext. 235.

CALENDAR: ONGOING AND SOON

(NEW) Feminine in Film: June 18 and June 19, Gage Hall, Unitarian Universalist Church, 4 Archdale St., downtown. Jungian analyst and author Dr. Virginia Apperson will lead a lecture and workshop on "The Feminine in Film," sponsored by the Jung Society. The June 18 lecture is titled "Floozies, Shrews and Ingenues"; June 19 workshop is titled "An Unlikely Heroine." Cost: for June 18 lecture, $15 society members, $25 nonmembers; for June 19 workshop, $60 members, $80 nonmembers; to attend both days, $65 members, $95 nonmembers. To register: e-mail info@charlestonjungsociety.org. More info online.

Sustainable Seafood Dinner: 6:30 p.m. June 18, Fish Restaurant, 442 King St. Fish and the S.C. Aquarium's Sustainable Seafood Initiative will sponsor a four-course dinner that highlights local sustainable seafood. The menu will include local clams, grouper and porgy, all paired with wine, as well as a dessert course. Cost: $50 per person (not including tax and gratuity). Fish will donate 10 percent of the proceeds to the aquarium's Sustainable Seafood Initiative. Reservations (required by June 16): Fish, 722-3474.

Sweetgrass Class: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 19, Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St. Learn to make traditional sweetgrass baskets with basketmaker Sarah Edwards-Hammond, who comes from a long line of basketmakers and has passed down the tradition to her own children, grandchildren and others in the community. The instructor will share a brief history of the art form, then participants will get started sewing their own basket. Workshop fee includes a starter and all supplies. No experience required; program is designed for adults. Cost: $40 museum members, $45 nonmembers. Registration (required): Online or call 722-2996, ext. 235.

Self-Defense for Women: 10 a.m. to noon June 19, Charleston Krav Maga, 1250 Wappoo Road. Offered by the Center for Women. Learn the best ways to keep themselves safe in any dangerous situation or environment. Wear comfortable gym clothes and bring water. Cost: $20 Center for Women members, $40 nonmembers. Registration (required).

Scouts Day at Whirlin' Waters: June 19, Whirlin' Waters Adventure Waterpark, Wannamaker County Park, North Charleston. Lowcountry Scouts are invited to the Charleston County PRC's Ninth Annual Scouts Day. Scouts can enjoy the water park, earn a patch on animal safety, win prizes, and enjoy a tasty catered picnic at Luau Landing. (Patches and catered picnic additional cost.) Lunch reservations must be made by June 16 (on-site registration not available). Cost: $12.99 per Scout and family members. Register online or call 795-4FUN (4386).

Hurricane Business Plans: 7:30 a.m. to noon June 24, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave., Suite 100. The chamber’s Business Continuity Planning Council is hosting a workshop to help businesses prepare for hurricane season, including instruction on how to write a business continuity plan and how to test it before a disaster hits. Cost: $25 chamber members, $35 nonmembers. Registration.

Blogging Tips: 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. June 24, Charleston County Main Library, 68 Calhoun St. This month's Small Business & Nonprofit Networking Lunch looks at the differences between blogging, blogging professionally and having a professional blog. Presenter Heather Solos of Home-Ec101.com will cover tips and strategies for using a blog as part of your small business marketing strategy. Registration is not required. More info: 805-6930.

(NEW) Kindness Beats Blindness Auction: 6 p.m. June 26, Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park on the banks of the Ashley River. The Charleston RiverDogs' 11th Annual "Kindness Beats Blindness RP Auction" raises money for the MUSC Storm Eye Institute. Live and silent auctions featuring items such as tickets to a Broadway show, use of an Edisto Island beach house, fine jewelry, a seven-day cruise for two, and lots of sports memorabilia. All fans that enter the ballpark are eligible to bid. More info online or 577-DOGS.

Jaycees Networking: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 29, Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St., downtown. The Charleston Junior Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a professional networking event with light refreshments. You do not necessarily need to work in an occupation that sells goods or services to attend. In addition to mixing, mingling and networking, there will be a program featuring social media consultant Ashley Caldwell of Modern Connections sharing a few social media tips. Cost: $5 per person; benefits Jaycee Camp Hope, a statewide residential camp for citizens with intellectual disabilities. RSVP/more info: Jennifer “Juice” Davidson, 343-7578 or jenniferdavidson31@gmail.com, or Jeremy Mills, 814-5739 or jeremy_mills@ymail.com.

FOCUS ARCHIVES

8/19: Peters: Getting lead out
8/16:
Frazier: Magnolia gardeners
8/12: Myers: Redux art
8/9:
Ginn: Opportunity Next
8/5: Barnette: Hedwig show
8/2:
Deaton: Lured back
7/29: Hannah: SCRA center
7/26:
Parezo: Personal chefs
7/22:
Bender: Shark Week
7/19: Witty: Growth in down market
7/14:
Carroll: Networking
7/7: Blanchard: Financial planning
7/1:
Shaffer: Picky Eaters Group

THRASH ARCHIVES

8/19: Nirvana, Class of '14
8/12:
History is interesting
8/5:
Robert, Variety Store
7/29:
Lazy? Boiled peanuts
7/22:
Purple Toes book
7/14:
Art opens doors
7/1:
Lots to do on 4th
6/24:
Ways to nab skeeters
6/17:
Dump the Pump, more
6/10:
Lots to do locally
6/3:
Dancin' for dollars

BRACK ARCHIVES

8/16: Pharmacy, juice
8/2:
Cherry juice, Gardner
7/26:
Biden on Hollings
7/19:
About Turkey
7/7:
Campaign trash
6/28:
Impatient electorate
6/21:
Haley's thin record
6/14:
Daddy-daughter trip
6/7:
Gulf spill report

PETER LUCASH: BUSINESS INDIGO

5/27: Facebook on privacy
5/13:
Spark Charleston, more
4/22:
Green Wizard, more
4/1:
Encouraging biz signs
3/18:
Biz fair, CED venture
3/4:
Lowcountry tech hub
2/4:
Advice on working with Boeing
1/21: Co-working group
1/7: Free library text questions

LIST ARCHIVES

8/19: 5 local blogs
8/16: More plaudits
8/12:
5 local dog romps
8/9: New heritage sites
8/5: 5 around Chucktown
8/2:
Bedside reading
7/29: Five for fall
7/26:
Hollings library
7/22: Wine + Food fest
7/19:
New Chas app
7/14:
Chas at top
7/7: SC films
7/1: Keeping cool

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