SEWE Adds Sheep Herding Dogs to Mix of Demonstrations

1 2 It’s been almost 40 years since Bill Coburn trained his first border collie to help him herd cattle and sheep on his farm. That training led to competitions, giving lessons and judging that took Coburn all over the Southeast and beyond. “It was one of the worst bites I ever had,” he says. “I couldn’t wait for the next weekend to go to another trial.” At the age … Read More

How to Upgrade Your Next Tailgate Party

Football season is in full swing. Whether you’re cheering for your college alma mater or your favorite NFL team, every Saturday tailgate or Sunday afternoon football party needs great food and drinks. Sure, beer and pretzels might be fine for the sports bar, but if you’re hosting the game watch, why not give your football party an upgrade? Here are some ways to score a touchdown with your next tailgate … Read More

This Buzz-Worthy Cocktail is Sure to Be a Hit at Home

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Roderick Groetzinger took his inspiration from the 1920’s to create a new twist on a prohibition-era cocktail called “Bee’s Knees” – a blend of gin, lemon and honey. Groetzinger’s new version of the classic cocktail, named “Bee Humble,” is available at Sermet’s Southernterranean Cuisine-Bar. The recipe includes an aperitif wine, apple brandy, honey syrup, lemon juice and a dash of orange bitters. Simply mix all the ingredients in a shaker and … Read More

Local Festival Celebrates Freedom, Diversity and Unity

Sponsored by: Lowcountry Freedom Reigns Festival Reading the Sunday newspaper after worshipping at the church of your choice. Voting for your favorite political candidate or peacefully protesting an injustice. Sharing your views on Facebook or simply reading the comments from others with an opposing opinion. These activities are commonplace for Americans who enjoy freedoms other countries can barely imagine. It’s that spirit of freedom that inspired a group of Charleston … Read More

Tall Ships, a Part of Charleston's Maritime History

Photo provided by: Priscilla Parker Even a first-time visitor to Charleston can take a look around and see the city has deep maritime roots. The area's first inhabitants arrived via ship and settled into this southern city by the sea. The Cooper and Ashley Rivers, plus the nearby Atlantic Ocean turned Charleston into a wealthy seaport, exporting rice, indigo and cotton. By 1750, Charleston was a bustling trade center for … Read More

3 Charleston Day Trips Worth Your Time

There's more to life in Charleston carriage tours and beaches. This time of year, the crowds start bearing down on you and traffic begins to make your blood boil. Don't you wish that there was a way to get away from the rush? A way to experience a slower, more relaxed side of the Lowcountry? It's more than a dream - it's actually a reality. Just a few miles north … Read More

Tucked Away Near King Street is an Alley Filled with Dining Options

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Both locals and visitors to Charleston are drawn to the picturesque alleyways tucked between commercial buildings and historic homes all around downtown. These shady spaces are a cool respite in the heat of the summer. They are a charming backdrop for a quick selfie or a professional photo shoot. They are Charleston's hidden gems.One such alley is not only a beautiful space, but also home to some of Charleston's best … Read More

Get to Know Three Tall Ships from Charleston and Beyond

Photo provided by: Priscilla Parker Imagine life aboard a Tall Ship - the billowing sails, the creaking of timber, and the slap of the rigging as the magnificent vessel plows through the waves. Imagine the excitement of the crew when the words "Whales!" or "Land ho!" are shouted from the crow's nest by the lookout. Well, you don't have to just imagine. Experience it for yourself at the Tall Ships … Read More

Venus Williams' Top 10 Moments at the Volvo Car Open

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Venus Williams is tennis. Even people who don't play or watch tennis on a regular basis are familiar with Williams' powerhouse performances. She and younger sister Serena Williams have been winning matches and securing titles since their teens. Now in her mid-30s, Venus Williams remains a world-class tennis star with four Olympic gold medals and a host of other top tennis titles. Williams returns to the Volvo Car Open on … Read More

Pass the Chicken Wings at Annual Festival Fundraiser

Chicken wings are a bit like potato chips - you can't eat just one. And that's definitely the case at the annual Hilton Head Wingfest where attendees gobble up 6,000 pounds of chicken wings. For more than 20 years, local restaurants and bands have combined with kids' activities and some friendly competition for a springtime festival organized by the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association. Here's what you need to know … Read More

4 Reasons to Put this Food Festival on Your Calendar

Sponsored by: Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival   For more than three decades, foodies have gathered in Hilton Head to celebrate this beach town’s culinary atmosphere in a picturesque setting. The Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival from March 8-12 includes a Sip and Stroll wine and shopping event, educational seminars and plenty of delicious food and wine at two tasting events. Here’s why it’s a must-attend … Read More