Dec 05 2016

Book Release At The Powder Magazine

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By John Young for Island Eye News “I cannot forget that happy day when we marched into Charleston with the American troops; it was a proud day…and I felt myself much elated , at seeing the balconies, the doors and windows crowded with the Patriotic fair, and aged citizens and others, congratulating us on our …

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Nov 29 2016

Sea Island Builder’s Food Drive

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Nov 25 2016

Saying Goodbye To ‘Pez’

“Dad always put everyone else ahead of himself. He was the most honorable man I ever knew.”
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By Mimi Wood for Island Eye News I met Judy and Walter ‘Pez’ Pezanowski when I moved in next door to them, on Isle of Palms, about a year ago. Judy was the embodiment of Southern hospitality. Pez, while cordial, was much more reserved. With his passing on October 29, I’ve come to realize what …

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Nov 25 2016

For The Birds

A Barred Owl was sighted on Sullivan’s.
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By Sarah Díaz for Island Eye News The biologists at the Sullivan’s Island bird banding station have banded some unusual birds this Fall season. This month they were lucky enough to find a Barred Owl in their mist net. Since nets are set up shortly before dawn and checked once every 15-20 minutes, there is …

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Nov 24 2016

Delivering Thanks To Those In Need

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By Kim Sawyer for Island Eye News East Cooper Meals on Wheels will deliver over 1,000 meals to current recipients in its service area of Mount Pleasant, Daniel Island, Sullivan’s Island, Wando/Canoy and Isle of Palms for the Thanksgiving holiday. More than 50 community volunteers will participate in packing and delivering those meals for recipients …

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Nov 24 2016

Business Spotlight: Local Favorite Endures

Christiana Harsch and Ravi Scher outside their Isle of Palms restaurant.
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By Mimi Wood, Island Eye News Staff Writer Four years ago this week, Ravi Scher received the phone call he’d been waiting for. “Were you serious when you said you wanted to buy the restaurant?” he heard the owner of the Long Island Cafe inquire of him. “Yes! Absolutely!!!,” Scher exploded back, half in disbelief …

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Nov 23 2016

A Time To Smell The Roses

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By Wendy Kelly for Island Eye News When I moved here more than a decade ago, mostly it was for the weather. More specifically, it was to escape the interminable gloom that passes for weather in the state of Michigan from October through May. I dreamed of a long and glorious growing season, not to …

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Nov 23 2016

Turtle Jam A Success

Members of the Island Turtle Team present a $20,000 donation to staff members of the SC Aquarium.

By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News The Island Turtle Team is pleased to announce its recent donation of a little over $20,000 to the South Carolina Aquarium to play a small part in equipping the new Zucker Family Sea Turtle Care Center. The facility, which is now under construction, is scheduled to be completed …

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Nov 22 2016

History Is All Washed Up

A Panama mount for one of the four 155 mm guns that were mounted along the coast of Sullivan’s Island in early 1942 reappeared after Hurricane Matthew. (Photo by Kristen Virgilio)

By Sarah Nolan for Island Eye News Kristen Virgilio and her family live a couple of blocks away from the beach access on Sullivan’s Island’s Middle Street, where a curious military oddity has surfaced following Hurricane Matthew. When I met her at Station 30 to look at the site she was happy to show me …

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Nov 22 2016

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…

Isle Of Palms is kicking off the holiday season with street festival. (Courtesy Photo)

By Andy Sinwald for Island Eye News Head down to Front Beach on Isle of Palms and help bring in the holiday season island style. The 5th Annual Isle of Palms Holiday Street Festival will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 2 to 7 p.m. on Ocean Boulevard. This free event will have live …

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