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

The Agenda: Graham "not auditioning for a reality show"; Big price, little tax bill; Pedestrians in danger 
22 Jul 2014, 3:23 pm

Lindsey Graham on his campaign for re-election yesterday: "We're not auditioning for a reality show ... We’re trying to be the best senator for the sake of South Carolina in dangerous and serious times." more…... Read More

Someone is selling a positive pregnancy test on Charleston Craigslist 
22 Jul 2014, 2:26 pm

Looking to blackmail your rich boyfriend or play the world's un-funniest practical joke? You're in luck, because somebody on Charleston Craigslist is selling a positive pregnancy test. more…... Read More

Edmund’s Oast hosts next cocktail class focused on summer cocktails 
22 Jul 2014, 2:22 pm

Be prepared at your next summer soiree or casual cookout with some cocktails that will knock the sandals right off your guests. Head bartender at Edmund’s Oast Jayce McConnell will be offering a special cocktail class at the restaurant on July 22 f... Read More

Jerusalem Market & Deli brings the flavors of Palestine to North Charleston 
22 Jul 2014, 1:16 pm

You may want to wait until the 29th for your first visit to Jerusalem Market & Deli, a Middle Eastern grocery and cafe that opened this April in an unassuming nook behind Sake House near the Tanger Outlets complex. Owner Abdul Abukhdair will still pr... Read More

Why did Denzel Curnell have four extra rounds? 
22 Jul 2014, 1:09 pm

When I wrote my Wed. July 16 column on the Denzel Curnell shooting ("How one officer's aggression led to the death of 19-year-old Denzel Curnell"), SLED's massive report had yet to be released. more…... Read More

Bully Pulpit ready for tour 
21 Jul 2014, 9:37 pm

Local rockers Bully Pulpit are getting ready for a string of small tours beginning in August after they originally thought they’d set off in May. The guys had been “carefully planning on leaving dogs, friends, family, jobs, girlfriends for longer... Read More

The Agenda: Tut tut, looks like rain; Few women in S.C. gov't; "Stop and frisk" draws scrutiny 
21 Jul 2014, 3:10 pm

Update:The link below about Congressman Mark Sanford and medical marijuana banking was mistakenly tacked onto the following link about the recent State Supreme Court ruling. Both paragraphs have been updated accordingly. more…... Read More

Denzel Curnell case: Read the full SLED report 
19 Jul 2014, 2:12 pm

On Monday, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division closed its investigation of the death of 19-year-old Denzel Curnell, who died of a gunshot wound to the head outside the Bridgeview Village apartment complex on the night of June 20. On Friday, S... Read More

TheFIX.fm crowdfunds station T-shirts 
18 Jul 2014, 9:06 pm

Local online radio station TheFIX.fm just announced its crowdfunding campaign that lets fans pre-order shirts bearing the The Fix’s logo — a smiling skull wearing headphones.  The Avondale-based radio station lost one of its founders Brad Co... Read More

167 Raw serves up plenty of seafood, but more importantly hearty lobstah rolls 
18 Jul 2014, 8:15 pm

The last time I ate a lobster roll it was at a seaside shack a few miles outside of Mystic, Conn., lobster roll sacred ground, as it were. So I was curious of the offerings at the new 167 Raw (289 East Bay St.), a to-go seafood deli and cafe. Read More

REVIEW: The funny Folly Beach is the perfect Charleston summer comedy 
18 Jul 2014, 8:08 pm

You know how there are tours of New York where you go to all the sights of movies and TV shows and then drink expensive hot cocoa just like in Serendipity? “Real” New Yorkers love to pretend like they hate things like that, but I’m willing to b... Read More

Denzel Curnell face down, gun underneath him according to EMS 
18 Jul 2014, 4:21 pm

The WCIV News 4 team recently got their hands on SLED's report on the death of Denzel Curnell following an encounter with Charleston Police Department Officer Jamal Medlin. As I write this, a member of news team has just left SLED headquarters wit... Read More

The Agenda: Unemployment steady; $22M sale on Kiawah; Apollo 8 exhibit on Yorktown 
18 Jul 2014, 3:49 pm

Unemployment is steady again this month at 5.3%, unchanged since April and down 2.5 points from a year ago. [SCDEW] more…... Read More
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