West Islands gathering places range from rural to resort to sand-and-surf: Nikki Lartz found Lil Bounty aground on Wadmalaw Island just as a dense fog was rolling in on Cherry Point Road.

West Islands gathering places range from rural to resort to sand-and-surf

  • Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Folly is a barrier island that is under the constant ebb and flow of nature and currents. It’s home to the more bohemian beach in the area,......Read More

Ethnic eateries among North Charleston’s many gems : Friends of the HunleyScientists have been working to remove the concretion from the surface of the Hunley to expose the bare surface.

Ethnic eateries among North Charleston’s many gems

  • Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Bike trails: In the woods at the north end of Wannamaker Park there’s an 8-mile mountain bike trail, though you can’t get there from......Read More

Gathering places for North Charletonians include entertainment and recreational venues: Grace Beahm/staffThe new Olde Village Market and Deli on East Montague Avenue gets some fresh paint.

Gathering places for North Charletonians include entertainment and recreational venues

  • Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Carolina Ice Palace...Read More

From the editors: Matt Winter

For me, life in the Lowcountry is all about family, fun and a near perfect mix of city life and world-class outdoors recreation. We have it good......Read More

Escape to the edges: Jacob Hallax set up his camera to capture the night sky at Edisto.

Escape to the edges

  • Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Buck Hall Recreation Area: This former plantation sits 6 miles southeast of McClellanville on the Intracoastal Waterway. Multiple boat ramps provide......Read More


  • Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Summerville. Flowertown in the Pines. Even its name brings to mind a friendly place with tree-lined streets and historic houses with big front......Read More

West Islands: Jim Miller found one of the Lowcountry's rare sights, dolphins strand-feeding on the shore near Kiawah.

West Islands

  • Saturday, August 30th, 2014

The West Islands span from the largely suburban James Island to the more rural Johns and Wadmalaw islands, and then out to the coastal resort islands......Read More

West of the Ashley: Carl Miller stepped back in time when he shot this image of the Ashley River Bridge leading into West Ashley.

West of the Ashley

  • Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Charleston west of the Ashley River is a diverse area with plenty to do. You can access the water at the Wappoo Cut Boat Landing or Northbridge Park,......Read More

North Charleston: Jeffrey Peterson captured the Lone Sailor statue at sunrise in North Charleston's Riverfront Park.

North Charleston

  • Saturday, August 30th, 2014

North Charleston is South Carolina's third-largest city and top retail shopping destination. Along with neighboring Goose Creek and Hanahan, the......Read More

East of the Cooper: Brent Paape used a GoPro camera to capture this great shot of him paddleboarding under a bridge on Shem Creek.

East of the Cooper

  • Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Once a tranquil bedroom community across the Cooper River from downtown Charleston, booming Mount Pleasant infuses old-timey charm into its swaths of......Read More

Downtown Charleston: Mark Wickliffe found just the right moment to capture this shot at the Pineapple Fountain in Waterfront Park.

Downtown Charleston

  • Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Downtown Charleston has bustled for more than 300 years as South Carolina's premier port city....Read More

Top 5 Don't-Miss events:

Top 5 Don't-Miss events

Try to put together a list of the Top 5 Don't-Miss events in the Lowcountry and it's time for some serious thought because there are so many to......Read More

Lowcountry music venues:

Lowcountry music venues

Charleston's roster of high-quality shows and homegrown talent has blossomed in recent years, giving the Holy City a unique vibe with plenty of......Read More

Watering holes: The crowd overflowed into the front porch at Closed For Business as Steve McCauley, left, a brewer with Frothy Beard Brewing Company enjoys a brew at an event for the first ever Charleston Beer Week. (Grace Beahm/

Watering holes

  • Saturday, August 30th, 2014

The Charleston area is packed with places to wet your whistle, from chic nightspots with cutting-edge cocktails to bare-bones dives awash in cheap......Read More

I enjoy local craft beers. Where should I go?

  • Saturday, August 30th, 2014

The Post and Courier asked its Facebook fans for advice to share in this edition of My Charleston. Here's a sampling of their responses:...Read More

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