Eats in brief: Screen Door Restaurant, a West Ashley Tabbuli, & John Ondo on the Food Network 
22 Dec 2014, 7:09 pm

With Christmas just four days away, it's about to go all radio silence up in here. But before we go, here are a few food stories we didn't have a chance to report this past week (while we were putting to bed three, count 'em, three issues of Charlest... Read More

The Agenda: Sanford vows to push Cuba initiative; SC biz incentives give it an edge; Harrell doesn't rule out return 
22 Dec 2014, 4:30 pm

There have been 82 bills filed in the state House for when the legislature reconvenes in January, among them are an equal pay proposal, ethics reform, and a proposal to require gun rights awareness education in state schools. Source: The State, P&C... Read More

Join Charleston Harbor Tours on their Holiday Dinner Cruise this Friday and Saturday! 
22 Dec 2014, 11:45 am

Enjoy a nice ride on the Carolina Queen listening to holiday music by The Plantation Singers. Click the image to book your holiday cruise today! Read More

Give the gift of dance for just $60! 
21 Dec 2014, 11:58 am

Charleston Latin Dance is offering a 4 week progressive course for $60 making a great, unique gift for anyone! Hurry though, classes start the week of every month so be sure to register soon to kick off your New Year with pizazz! Click the image for... Read More

Edmund's Oast named Beer Bar of the Year by Imbibe magazine 
20 Dec 2014, 2:50 pm

Christmas came early to Edmund's Oast. The restaurant and 40-tap beer hall was just named Beer Bar of the Year by Imbibe magazine.  Imbibe honored the Oast for its "expansive reach and range," as well as owners Scott Shor and Rich Carley's dedicat... Read More

Take 20% off any one item at GDC now through Dec. 31st 
20 Dec 2014, 11:49 am

Whether you're looking for the perfect decorations or a new warm, comfy couch, GDC wants you to deck the halls and take 20% off any one item! Stop in soon and take advantage of their 40% off deal on holiday ornaments and trimmings! Click the images t... Read More

Y’all, the City Hall restrooms are open to the public on weekends now 
19 Dec 2014, 10:11 pm

Big news, Charleston: The restrooms at City Hall are now open to the public on weekends. more…... Read More

Keeper of the Wild gets an extension on its move-out date 
19 Dec 2014, 7:28 pm

Keeper of the Wild announced some hard news earlier this month: The organization's lease on its property in St. George was ending, and it had until the end of January to find a new home. more…... Read More

Charleston's murder-for-hire target hosts estate sale 
19 Dec 2014, 4:46 pm

Post by EstateSaleGuys of South Carolina. Nancy Cannon, the ex-wife of convicted criminal Chris Latham, is having an estate sale. Hosted by Columbia's The Estate Sale Guys of South Carolina, Cannon will be selling items from a five-bedroom home in... Read More

Stephen Colbert bids a fond farewell with supergroup of friends 
19 Dec 2014, 4:46 pm

Goodbye, 'Colbert Report'! We'll meet again some sunny day: http://t.co/aYXUf4emWE pic.twitter.com/XCoGHVCNjs— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) December 19, 2014 Last night, Stephen Colbert wrapped up Comedy Central's The Colbert Report. mo... Read More

The Agenda: Portrait Gallery gets new Colbert; Taxi stands on King St.; Appeal of Stinney case? 
19 Dec 2014, 4:02 pm

#ColbertReport may have ended but @StephenAtHome’s portrait will live on at our @NPG http://t.co/aRhf6ZaQKc pic.twitter.com/npl6yrF6AH— Smithsonian (@smithsonian) December 19, 2014 The day after Charleston-native Stephen Colbert retired his n... Read More

A first look at the Halsey Institute's 2015 calendar 
19 Dec 2014, 3:40 pm

The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, which consistently produces some of the most forward-looking contemporary art exhibitions in the state, just gave the City Paper a sneak peek at their 2015 spring-summer exhibition calendar — and as usual,... Read More

CCSD to conduct national search for new superintendent 
19 Dec 2014, 2:27 pm

In the wake of the resignation of longtime Superintendent Nancy McGinley, Charleston County School District announced today that it will begin conducting a national search for her replacement. more…... Read More

Save $20 to the Rose Ball New Year's Eve 
19 Dec 2014, 12:02 pm

Enjoy new Year's Eve with great music, drinks and light hor d'oeurves at the Rose Ball this year! Click the image to purchase tickets. Use the promo code CITYPAPER when you buy your general admission tickets and save $20 per ticket. *This is a 21 &... Read More

Don't Wag Your Finger at Sony, North Korea has nukes 
18 Dec 2014, 8:57 pm

I don't have a personal bodyguard.  I don't live in a gated community with a security guard out front.  I don't have surveillance cameras monitoring every single inch of my house and German shepherds patrolling my yard. I'm not a movie star who... Read More

CHS W+F Festival names top 5 finalists for Art in a Glass: Cocktails + Canvas event 
18 Dec 2014, 8:45 pm

On a recent Saturday, Charleston Wine + Food Festival Beverage Director Patrick Emerson, Leon's and Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. owner Brooks Reitz, and Charlotte Voisey of William Grant & Sons hung out in a warehouse from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. sipping 25 diffe... Read More

Academic Magnet football coach sues school district, consultant, City Paper parent company 
18 Dec 2014, 7:44 pm

Eugene H. "Bud" Walpole, a football coach at Academic Magnet High School, has filed a lawsuit against Charleston County School District, Kevin Clayton, Axxis Consulting Company, and City Paper parent company Jones Street Publishers LLC. Read More

The Agenda: Reacting to Cuba shift; Judge vacates 14-year old's 1944 conviction; Sanford dismisses ethical questions 
18 Dec 2014, 4:35 pm

Seven decades after the State of South Carolina executed George Stinney, a 14-year old black boy, for killing two young white girls in the small town of Alcolu, a judge has said Stinney never should have died. (Background here by Corey Hutchins.)... Read More

Veggie Bin has great local holiday goodies! 
18 Dec 2014, 1:26 pm

Check out their awesome new spot on Spring St Monday- Saturday!  They have a great selection of gifts for the holidays including roasted pecans, spice blends, organic soaps, locally roasted coffee, American Classic Tea and more! Click the ad and get... Read More

Smith Street Pop-Up Shop open now through Christmas 
18 Dec 2014, 12:22 pm

If you say you’ve got all your Christmas shopping done, we don’t believe you. Lucky for you (and us) there’s a pop-up shop happening now through Dec. 24 featuring local designers, artists, and makers Tink + Tiger, Proud Mary, 42 Pressed, Arsena... Read More

Live music: Jinglebang; Huey Lewis Christmas; Pogues Christmas; Ugly Radio Rebellion 
17 Dec 2014, 6:56 pm

CHRISTMAS ROCK | Jinglebang Wed. Dec. 17 8 p.m. $7 Tin Roof more…... Read More

Charleston Music Hall brings The 78 Project Movie to the screen Jan. 29 
17 Dec 2014, 6:44 pm

Back in the 1930s and 1940s Alan Lomax traveled America collecting recordings of folk singers performing their tunes. Lomax would collect samples using a Presto direct-to-disc recorder and would also occasionally conduct interviews, including Woody... Read More

You can now drink beer while shopping at Whole Foods 
17 Dec 2014, 5:59 pm

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and it appears he prefers his haute grocery shopping happen with a buzz. more…... Read More

Interactive map shows the growth of Charleston's tech sector 
17 Dec 2014, 4:58 pm

The rise of Silicon Harbor has been well documented in recent years, but beyond BenefitFocus and Blackbaud, it's easy to lose perspective of the scale of the area's growing tech sector. A new interactive map from the guys at real estate web platform... Read More

Say Happy Birthday to The Ordinary with two-for-one oysters 
17 Dec 2014, 3:41 pm

The last two-year-old birthday party we went to, the tot of honor ran around squealing with glee before collapsing in a plate of smashed cupcakes. We expect nothing less from Chef Mike Lata and Managing Partner Adam Nemirow when The Ordinary owners c... Read More
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