Confusion over Charleston single-use plastic rules fueled pandemic litter, advocates say

Skyler Baldwin

The City of Charleston implemented a ban on single-use plastic products like grocery bags and drinking straws at the beginning of 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic prompted the city to suspend the new ordinance on March 20, 2020, leading to enforcement confusion when the suspension was lifted two months later. “There’s definitely still some confusion […]

Top 10 seafood restaurants in Charleston

Parker Milner

Charleston is surrounded by water, meaning chefs have an assortment of fresh fish from local purveyors at their disposal. And the spots on the City Paper’s top 10 seafood restaurants in Charleston offer everything a seafood fan could want, from oysters to sushi to no-frills fried fish. There’s no shortage of options, but we’re here […]

Charleston Beer Week announces return in fall 2021

Samantha Connors

Charleston Beer Week, an annual celebration of local craft beers and brewers, will return this fall from Oct. 29-Nov. 6 with more than 30 breweries and brewpubs involved. Though this will be the event’s eighth year, Charleston Beer Week (CBW) is no stranger to re-scheduling its events — the annual gathering has been derailed numerous […]

Vertical Roots adds 3rd hydroponic farm in Atlanta

Parker Milner

Charleston-based hydroponic container farm Vertical Roots added a third farm site in the Atlanta State Farmers Market June 8, when farm containers made the trip west from Charleston. Vertical Roots’ Atlanta farmers plan to produce lettuce at the facility within weeks and hope to have “Vertical Roots Georgia Grown” lettuce in grocery stores by July […]

Daytime market and sandwich shop, nighttime chef’s table restaurant to open at Spring and St. Phillip

Samantha Connors

The Pass ~ Panino and Provisions, a new market-style eatery and nighttime private dining space, is slated to open mid-summer 2021 at the corner of Spring and St. Philip streets in the space previously occupied by Poke-San. Run by chef Anthony Marini of Philadelphia, The Pass will serve gourmet sandwiches during lunch hours along with […]