Weekend Roundup: 30+ ways to leap into February, Charleston

Terrence Edwards

Events for the weekend of Jan. 30-Feb. 2

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Woolfe Street brings the teetering financial world of the '80s to the stage with Junk

Written by Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar in 2016, Junk is set in 1985 and follows Robert Merkin, an investor who proclaims that "debt is an asset."

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Halloween 2020: Masks on masks and social-distanced spooks

Connor Simonson

Halloween 2020 is sure to be like no other we’ve experienced, but that does not mean it’s canceled. With masked masquerades, socially distanced costume contests, drive-in theaters, and more, we’re bringing your Halloween plans back from the dead. LET THE FRIGHTS COME TO YOU (DRIVE INS AND REMOTE EVENTS) For the West Ashley folks; the […]


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, […]