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Around Town – Things to Do This Summer

Sweet Summer Days The season of porch sittin’, sweet tea drinkin’ and boatin’ is here and there’s no better way to enjoy it than getting out and about. From luxury to laid-back Lowcountry life on the docks, the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry are full of fun for everyone in the family. Choose from these exciting… Read More…

Daufuskie Island’s Legacy Lives On

For thousands of years, indigenous Muskogean Indians called Daufuskie Island home. The word “Daufuskie” comes from the Muscogee language and means “sharp feather,” due to the Island’s distinctive shape. In the mid-1500s, Spanish explorers had begun colonization of the Southeastern Coast of the United States, followed by the French and English. It was during this… Read More…

Artistic Revival at The Roasting Room

Art is many things: expressive, imaginative, creative, original and, often, visual; but at The Roasting Room, the art is a performance. Musicians, lyricists, singers, songwriters and composers deliver emotion that is almost palpable. From high-energy fervor to laid-back, smooth performances that go down like a great glass of wine, the art of The Roasting Room is… Read More…

The Burning of Bluffton

A center of the Secessionist Movement prior to the Civil War, Bluffton was essentially abandoned after the Battle of Port Royal Sound in 1861, but served as a hub of the Confederate intelligence network. In the early morning hours of June 4, 1863, approximately 1,000 Federal troops transported by gunboats  disembarked on Hunting Island Plantation and… Read More…

Simple Truths: Artist, Chase Allen, Thrives Daufuskie Island

As an artist, I suffer from this problem—it’s an issue with focus. Not that I can’t focus on something, it’s that I have a tendency to focus on everything. It can be very distracting and lead to many started and unfinished tasks. I had a professor who I was helping with research and, while we… Read More…