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The best food I have tasted in Charleston, for a decent price, wonderful service and ambiance. Love this place ! The staff are all pleasant, informative and eager to be helpful. Food comes out fast, is hot and obviously well made. Quality local ingredients are very apparent and the menu is perfect. I have no complaints whatsoever !
Yey, Brother Speed! As handsome as ever! My favorite Cover boy on any magazine!
This article was great and taught me some things. I do see that this was a century or two long, planned project, to eventually choke out the water and firm up the land, back then. But do NOT see why with all that we have learned and all of the advances in technology, all of the tax revenue, all of the decades in office, all of the projects that the people do NOT WANT, that are approved....... there seems to be little to no progress regarding this ongoing issue. I tend to blame it on the fact that our city only romances tourist dollars. Most tourists will not be here long enough to worry about flooding, or would think it was cute or an unusual event here. It wouldn't keep them from coming back to Charleston and catching a Yellow Cab. And that's the whole point, RIGHT ? (at least to the mayor and his "homies")
So far the only concerns addressed have been for those who can afford to buy a home or who own a business. The "people" in the neck are mostly poor people WHO RENT! The thing that all of the home owners and business owners do not seem to get (or care about) is that these people, the renters, know they will soon be displaced people, looking for housing in overpriced Charleston. When the neighborhood gets cleaned up, the rents double or turn into properties for sale that no renter can hope to afford. They get swept up with the trash and thrown out with it too. Finding anything to rent in Charleston for under a grand is a neat trick these days, for one person! Try that on minimum wage at one of the many service or hospitality jobs offered by these benevolent gentrifiers. The sweetness of Charleston is a fond memory of mine. It has been sold and is continuing to be sold to the highest bidder. If someone gave me a house there, I would sell it. I moved to another state where housing is half the price and wages are about the same, less population, less traffic, less crime . Somehow, I don't miss one thing about Charleston but maybe the She crab soup.
It took a man (men) being assaulted to get any justice and then what justice, actually ? He was allowed to resign ? How harsh ! Like the first poster said, all of those women must have just been asking for it or making it up. This man should have been fired after the first time, not like the Catholic church policy of waiting until the molested child is 35, to go to the deathbed of the priest and demand an apology! This is about saving face and not wanting to draw attention to that great money making entity called the College of Charleston.
The slow death and subsequent picking of the bones of Folly Beach has been sad to watch. BEFORE any of the vigilante politicos took office, it was a safe and sane place to be. BEFORE frigging tourism became the be all and end all of every single thing concerning the Charleston area, Folly Beach was a quaint and interesting LOCALLY OWNED place. Now, thanks to the tunnel vision focus on almighty tourism, everything is becoming a theme park with all of the good used up. Jobs are mostly minimum wage. Homes are twice the cost of anywhere else. Any, and I mean ANY sweet and interesting place left, becomes the property of people from "off" who do not care what they leave behind and only have to sample a weeks worth of it anyway. The ONLY reasons for re-nourishing Folly are the front beach homes and the bars. My tax dollars should not go to protect their lifestyle. Let the beach disappear and move back a million feet. All they are going to do to it is gentrify it some more anyway, to make another tourist dollar.
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