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‘Pon Top Edisto Inspired Brunch

Recipes shared from the ‘Pon Top Edisto: Cookin’ Tweenst The Rivers cookbookwith permission from Trinity Anglican Church, Edisto Island SC. Get your copy of this treasured collection of recipes from Trinity or at the Edisto Museum gift store.  Crab Quiche INGREDIENTS3 tablespoons butter, melted3 tablespoons minced green onion1/2 cup water1 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper1/2 […]

Ever Edisto

Nestled within the captivating expanse of the Lowcountry, Edisto Island stands as a timeless sanctuary where nature and history intertwine. by Jenna Lachenman Photography by Bianka Lamb Living in the Lowcountry you are surrounded by a rich landscape of beautiful beaches, breathtaking waterways and a tapestry of natural wonders. Each place has its allure, personality, and […]

Showcasing the Power of Sound

The Summerville Orchestra, one of the largest non-profit community orchestras in the country, unifies the community with symphonic harmonies. by Eliza Chapman BaileyPhotography by Summerville Orchestra From media to the arts, rallying calls take many forms that use various platforms to influence audiences. As technology plays a prominent role in our lives, it is difficult […]

Welcoming History

The Summerville Museum and Research Center invites visitors to learn about the historical landscape and people who shaped the commmunity spirit. by Eliza Chapman Bailey, Photographs by Summerville Museum and Research Center Sometimes, we want to do something to relieve stress and stimulate the mind without too much fuss. Yet, the time and cost-benefits of traveling […]

A Legacy of Flowers

Q&A with Centenarian and Summerville, SC resident, Elisabeth Grimsley It was such a pleasure and a privilege to sit a while with Summerville SC resident and owner of Flowertown Florist, Elisabeth Grimsley, who turned 100 on February 29th. A leap day baby, Elisabeth (Elsie) jokingly claims that she is really only 25 – and given […]

Cafe de Fleur

A new cafe blossoms in the heart of Flowertown.By Eboni JohnsonPhotography by Bianka Lamb Café de Fleur is a brand new coffee shop/café pleasantly located on West Richardson Avenue, right in the heart of downtown Summerville. Upon entry, customers are welcomed with vibrant artwork, and stunning natural lighting that eloquently shine against the white walls. […]

Above Board

Charcuterie boards are having a moment right now and with good reason. They are beautiful, versatile and nothing says “let’s gather” quite like the board. Smoked Oyster Cheeseball INGREDIENTS 1 can smoked oysters, drained8 oz cream cheese, softened1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 cup chopped pecans1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley PREPARATION Combine all ingredients […]

Circle of Dreams

With a handcrafted, heirloom-quality bamboo fly rod in hand, Bill Oyster casts into a circle of dreams. by Susan FramptonPhotography: Oyster Fine Bamboo Fly Rods The morning is crisp and cool as the fisherman steps into the stream, his flyrod at the ready. Once again, the siren song of clear water flowing over the ancient […]

Daufuskie Island: Remembering the Magic

Whether you are a Come’yuh or a Bin’yuh, there is magic to be found on Daufuski Island. by Susan FramptonPhotography by J. Lachenman Over 1,000 barrier islands are strewn along the southeastern coastline, stretching from North Carolina’s Cape Fear to northern Florida. Some are small and uninhabited, while others have become integral parts of mainland communities. Among them, Daufuski […]