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Our View: SC transparency law keeps public in the dark

City Paper Editorial Board

If someone on Charleston City Council were to be under investigation by the State Ethics Commission right now, you would not know about it. Why? Because South Carolina law prohibits public knowledge of potential ethics violations by public officials, unless the commission’s secret vote deems the claims worthy. To put it bluntly: Transparency law in […]

Indoor mushroom farm Lowcountry Fungi

Parker Milner

Plenty of people picked up new hobbies during the COVID-19 shutdown — some tried their hands at bread-baking, while others dusted off their golf clubs or started a home renovation project. Lowcountry Fungi co-owners Jonathan Cox and Benny Mosiman started an indoor mushroom farm.  “Many years ago, I was part of the Charleston Permaculture Guild […]

Girl Nextdough breakfast food truck hits the road on James Island

Parker Milner

Caitlin Schumacher’s Girl Nextdough breakfast food truck officially hit the road Sept. 11, when the former FIG executive pastry chef served a long line of local supporters like Effin b Radio host Lindsay Collins and Stems & Skins executive chef Julian Lippe, among others. Moving forward, the Girl Nextdough food truck will set up shop […]

Brooklyn’s Maison Premiere kicks off Edmund’s Oast quarterly cocktail program Oct. 1

Parker Milner

Edmund’s Oast’s “Born To Die” cocktail series kicks off Oct. 1.

Fierce local restaurant advocate remembered for unwavering support

Carrie Larson

Linda Hancock’s shock of red hair may have let you know she was approaching from across the room, but there was no way to prepare for the force of nature headed in your direction — typically with someone in hand that you needed to be introduced to, immediately.