Jan 23

Afternoon Adventures For 2015

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By Carol Antman for Island Eye News After you’ve visited the greatest hits that every nature loving Charlestonian should know, a wealth of destinations remain to be enjoyed in just an afternoon. Hopefully you’ve been to Middleton and Magnolia Plantations, Cypress Gardens, Mepkin Abbey, Brookgreen Gardens and our wonderful county parks. Now get off the …

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Jan 23

Seasons Of The South: Roasted Asparagus With Garlic Oil

Roasted Asparagus with Garlic Oil

By Marilyn Markel for Island Eye News Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables. It’s simple to prepare and always delicious. Ingredients • 1 1/2 pounds asparagus • 2 large cloves garlic • 1/4 cup grapeseed or olive oil • 1 small leek, halved, sliced, cleaned and dried • 2 tablespoons roasted and salted pumpkin …

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Jan 22

Island Ice Says Bring On Summer!

Adeline, one of the high school students Sonya and Bob employ at their new Frozen Yogurt shop, shows off the new store.

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Steve Rosamilia Frozen yogurt lovers rejoice! Island Ice Frozen Yogurt has opened its doors on Isle of Palms. In the works since July, the frozen yogurt shop officially opened on Thanksgiving Day. Organic food and yogurt lovers, Sonya and Bob Berle saw an opportunity when …

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Jan 22

Hi, I’m Rent A Bob

By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News I am starting my fifth year writing this column and thought I would give you a bit of information about me. I am the owner of Rent A Bob Computers, LLC and do work on Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Kiawah and Seabrook. My office is located on …

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Jan 21

Crabpot Players Bring Charlotte’s Web To Life

By Jennifer Tuohy for Island Eye News The beloved children’s story comes to life on the Crabpot Theatre stage this January and February. After sparing the life of a baby piglet almost slaughtered due to his status as runt of the litter, a little girl named Fern Arable adopts it and nurtures it lovingly, naming …

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Jan 21

New Changes Will Affect Flood Insurance Premiums

Staff Report for Island Eye News The National Flood Insurance Program is in the process of implementing Congressionally mandated reforms required by the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 that repeal and modify the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. The new law slows some flood insurance rate increases and offers relief to …

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Jan 21

Treasures Found On Isle Of Palms

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By Elizabeth Able for Island Eye News I race a block and a half from the beach. I am desperate, with a stitch in my side I gasp, “Bob, hurry.” Where was he? I clutch my side bent over as I struggle to breath. I am about to shout again when he rounds the side …

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Jan 21

What Can Make Your Vacation Rental Stand Out From The Crowd?

Once a guest finds a home that they love, it becomes a yearly tradition for them. They will be forever guests and will tell their friends and family about your rental as well.

By Kim Nielsen for Island Eye News There are vacation rentals and then there are fabulous vacation rentals. What is going to make your rental stand out from the competition? If your interior is looking tired and outdated, it is time to redecorate. Design has become more important than ever. There are many benefits to …

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Jan 20

Grab A Book, Leave A Book

Hal and Peggy with their Little Free Library.

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia Voracious reader Peggy Schachte and her husband Hal Currey were looking for another way to “recycle” her large library. They had donated many, many books to Charleston County libraries, but then their daughter suggested they consider starting a Little Free Library. The concept behind …

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Jan 20

Singer/songwriter Music Festival Coming To Charleston

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By Laura Goldfarb for Island Eye News Buncearoo Presents, a promoter of intimate singer/songwriter concerts, and independent record label, Noble Steed Music, are pleased to announce their annual Off The Record Music Festival, taking place March 13 and 14, 2015 at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina. This year’s confirmed performers include Tony Lucca, Ryan …

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