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Homeless advocacy groups looking to increase shelter opportunities

Skyler Baldwin

Seeking Shelter Homeless advocacy groups and local leaders have been working to alleviate hardships encountered by Charleston’s homeless communities since the onset of the pandemic, which has only made a bad situation worse for one of the Lowcountry’s most vulnerable populations. South Carolina had an estimated 4,172 people experiencing homelessness on any given day, as […]


Nordic Cooking delivers a Danish take on vegan comfort food

Hygge at Home Hygge is a Danish word describing a feeling of comfort, coziness and safety — kind of like giving yourself a big hug. It’s also the concept driving a Daniel Island-based business bringing vegan meal boxes and stunning gluten-free cakes to Charleston residents. Nordic Cooking owner Louise Rakers launched her business in March, […]

Blotter: Drunk Chops

The Blotter is taken from reports filed with Charleston Police Department between Jan. 6 and Jan. 10. No one described in this section has been found guilty, just unlucky. BLOTTER O’ THE WEEK: Officers attempted to remove a drunk man from a bus, only to have him yell repeated profanities and vulgar remarks about sexual […]

A $2 billion storm surge project is poised to change Charleston forever. Here’s what you need to know.

What’s in a Wall? Rising seas, strengthening storms and eye-popping real estate growth have forced Charleston to consider extreme steps to protect its downtown peninsula, the engine of the state’s relentless tourism industry. To do nothing is a nonstarter, and would risk billions of dollars in storm damage and gamble the city’s priceless cultural history.But, […]