Appeals court ruling could bring gay marriage to S.C. 
28 Jul 2014, 7:00 pm

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage today, clearing the way for a similar ruling on the ban in South Carolina. The 4th Circuit includes South Carolina, North Carolina, and West Virginia, all of which... Read More

Torch shuts its doors and makes way for new concept 
28 Jul 2014, 4:49 pm

There was a time, a time we don’t speak of often, when Torch Velvet Lounge was a hot new bar on King, one we frequented with some regularity. The draw: a regular DJ rotation, frequent painted naked women promos, and, oddly, a two-way video camera/T... Read More

Meet Latta Police Chief Crystal Moore next Wednesday 
28 Jul 2014, 3:03 pm

Crystal Moore, the lesbian police chief of Latta, S.C., who made national headlines this spring after the mayor fired her and the town hired her back, will speak at the Aug. 6 meeting of the Alliance For Full Acceptance (AFFA). The meeting is free to... Read More

The Agenda: No Stone in S.C.; No 'Southern Charm' before election; No rest on Gaillard construction 
28 Jul 2014, 3:02 pm

Probably a foregone conclusion since they haven't been seen filming here yet, but while Bravo hasn't yet set an air date for the new season of "Southern Charm," but producers say the new season of the show, which T-Rav has already committed to, won't... Read More

Park Circle Film Society shows its Pride with 11 LGBT shorts 
25 Jul 2014, 7:26 pm

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Charleston Pride Fest, celebrating the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and intersex individuals. And the Park Circle Film Society is getting involved once again with Pride Film Nig... Read More

Theatrics Unlimited moving out, Artist & Craftsman moving in 
25 Jul 2014, 6:59 pm

After 37 years in business, Dr. Sharon Willis has announced the closing of her King Street costume shop Theatrics Unlimited. “We are liquidating our stock,” she says. more…... Read More

Theatre Charleston Awards nominees announced 
25 Jul 2014, 6:54 pm

For the second year in a row Theatre Charleston is holding its own version of the Tonys — the Theatre Charleston Awards. Emily Wilhout, Theatre Charleston executive director says, the awards were created to “recognize excellence in theatrical per... Read More

Nicki Minaj is the new goatse 
25 Jul 2014, 5:59 pm

Every once in awhile a work comes along that is so ground-breaking, so earth-shattering, so mind-altering that our collective consciousness is changed for all time. Sometimes it's for the better. more…... Read More

Boeing CEO says employees are ‘cowering;’ machinists’ union is not amused 
25 Jul 2014, 5:20 pm

On a recent conference call with news reporters and stock analysts, Boeing CEO Jim McNerney made a quip that got him in hot water with an international machinists' union. more…... Read More

Phone app could connect S.C. patients to their doctors — no appointment needed 
25 Jul 2014, 3:50 pm

A smartphone application called meVisit could soon connect South Carolina patients to their primary care physicians without the need for an in-person doctor visit. more…... Read More

The Agenda: Graham under 50% in 4-way race; Silicon Harbor cites needs; Local pol's "copied" op-ed? 
25 Jul 2014, 3:45 pm

More results of P&C's Palmetto Politics Poll released today show Lindsey Graham pulling less than 50% of the vote, while Democratic challenger Brad Hutto earns 33%, and T-Rav earning 10%. [P&C] more…... Read More

HoM throws birthday bash for third anniversary 
25 Jul 2014, 2:30 pm

We all love to chow down and get amped up for birthdays. Even when the day isn’t about us, enthusiasm is infectious when sweet treats, gifts, and celebratory shots are involved in the revelry. more…... Read More

Live Music: Harlem Downtrotters; Adron; Jim and Sam; Overmountain Men 
25 Jul 2014, 2:25 pm

PUNK POP | Harlem Downtrotters w/ Supersuckers, Skye Paige, and El Camino Sun. July 27 7 p.m. $15 The Sparrow more…... Read More

Ep. 4 Recap: We’ve cracked the Reckless formula 
24 Jul 2014, 7:16 pm

Reckless is only four episodes in, and it’s already become formulaic. If we were to write our own formula it would look something like this: Reckless = case + (Roy/Jamie obstacle - them making up) + cliffhanger. more…... Read More

The Vegetable Bin is closing 
24 Jul 2014, 7:13 pm

It is with great displeasure that we inform you that we’ve just learned the Vegetable Bin is closing. The business’s Facebook post shares the following: Hey folks... more…... Read More

Bill Murray screams for ice cream 
24 Jul 2014, 5:57 pm

Bill Murray is an unpredictable one, an enigma. He seems to shun the limelight, but yet, he doesn't disappoint his fan club. more…... Read More

Heads up CPD: There is a man in a lime green hoodie on the Ravenel Bridge walking briskly towards Charleston 
24 Jul 2014, 4:00 pm

In Officer Jamal Medlin's report about the events leading up to the tragic death of Denzel Curnell on the night of June 20, the Charleston police officer noted that he "observed a male figure, wearing all black with a hoodie pulled over his head, wal... Read More

The Agenda: CofC ends merger, coach in limbo; T-Rav's equal time?; DSS needs caseworkers 
24 Jul 2014, 3:49 pm

Three weeks after initial reports surfaced of a report detailing alleged verbal abuse by CofC basketball coach Doug Wojcik, and a day after the school's Board of Trustees met in executive session for an hour and additional allegations triggered a sec... Read More

Third annual Iron Brew ingredient reveal party at Mellow Mushroom Avondale 
24 Jul 2014, 2:05 pm

Last year it was coriander seed, basil, lavender, and rosemary. The year before it was several varieties of honey. Home brewers from across South Carolina are waiting patiently to find out what Holy City Brewing has in store for them this year at the... Read More

New Mellow Mushroom to open in North Charleston 
24 Jul 2014, 12:33 pm

The home of the Mighty Meaty is coming to North Charleston. We received word that local Mellow Mushroom owners Michael Shemtov, Johnny Hudgins, and Joshua Broome have decided to expand their pizza empire yet again, and this time that means a new Mell... Read More

In this era of helicopter parenting, letting your children play is a crime 
23 Jul 2014, 5:48 pm

An honest politician. A stripper working her way through law school. A farm-to-table fantasist who understands that our ancestors ate from vacuum-sealed jars far more often than they did from the garden. These creatures are rare. In fact, you may... Read More

An illustrated guide to what happened the night of Denzel Curnell's death 
23 Jul 2014, 10:00 am

Three days after the death of Denzel Curnell, Officer Jamal Medlin gave the following account of what happened: 1. On June 20 at approximately 10:30 p.m., Officer Medlin was sitting in his car near Building 112 in the Bridgeview Village apartment co... Read More

Lobster Roll Call: The best decapod deals in town 
22 Jul 2014, 6:19 pm

Our recent post on 167 Raw’s lobster roll, or “lawbstah roll,” yielded many a comment, but the ones that got us thinking related to price — namely, “Why do they cost so much?” Yes, yes, we know in Maine you can get a roll for under $10. Read More

Charleston band the Loners Society mix up folk, rock, and pop 
22 Jul 2014, 5:49 pm

When loners unite, you get heartfelt music and a journey toward self-discovery. At least that’s true for Charleston band the Loners Society. Band members Dallas Corbett, Dan Rainey, Danny Natale, and Matt Megrue started up back in ’11 in Atlanta... Read More

Talking with a historian about Charleston's episode of "Drunk History" 
22 Jul 2014, 4:53 pm

First off, "Drunk History" is a weird show. We're not sure if it's the mis-matched lip-synch narration or the weirdly-bizarro-perfect casting, or if it's just the booze talking, but it's weird. more…... Read More
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