Friday, October 12, 2012

The Agenda: The Legend of Tricky Bobby, BAR approves 'martian base', NBA stops in Charleston

Bobcats' new excuse for losing: "It got lost in the move"

Posted by Sam Spence on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:06 AM

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Harrell says $23,000 in receipts for disputed reimbursements lost in office move
House Speaker Bobby Harrell said Thursday that receipts or documentation for $23,000 of the disputed $280,000 that he reimbursed himself were lost in an office move, but pledged to reimburse his campaign account for the reimbursement.
Sources: Haire of the Dog (CP), Post and Courier

After hailstorm of complaints, board approves Clemson design
City Paper reporter Paul Bowers recounts Tuesday's Board of Architectural Review meeting, with some choice quotes from some of those present for the public comment portion of the debate over the now-approved Clemson architecture center building, which will be a decidedly modern building in the city's historic district.
Source: Charleston City Paper

'Ultimate Critics' Dinner' gets inspiration from 1847 cookbook standard
At a recent Wine + Food Festival event, CP food writer Robert Moss got a taste of some distinctly Lowcountry fare cooked up by some of the city's best chefs.
Sources: Charleston City Paper

Bobcats, Hornets make stop in N. Charleston
In a clash of perennial NBA powerhouses... er... dudes who are pretty good at basketball, the Charlotte Bobcats and the New Orleans Hornets (R.I.P. Charlotte Hornets) faced off in an early preseason game at the North Charleston Coliseum Thursday night. Bet you can't guess what happened...!? Bobcats lost. But it was close, so that counts for something, right?
Source: Post and Courier

Battery calling all ballers
The Charleston Battery professional soccer team is holding open tryouts for any of you out there who think you have what it takes to run the pitch with the best of them. $150 will get you a chance to join the tryouts, which have actually resulted in several signings in recent years.
Sources: Charleston City Paper

Have you checked out at the brand-new issue of the Swig Bar Guide?
Right beside your ink-and-paper edition of the City Paper this week, you'll find the brand-new Swig Bar Guide, our annual look at what's trending within the always-changing Charleston bar and restaurant scene. In addition to featuring the always-popular Charleston's Hottest Bartender contest, the new issue takes a look at an infusion of Asian restaurants that have swept into the city in recent years. From the best places to find sushi where you might not expect it, to eating sushi off of a naked body (really), you'll come away with some items for your foodie to-do list for sure.
Check it out: Charleston City Paper

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