May 05 2016

‘Tree Movers’ Relocate Oak

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By Mimi Wood, Island Eye News Staff Writer Courtesy Photos On April 22, 2016—by chance, Earth Day— curious onlookers may have wondered what was happening to the majestic live oak situated at 2402 Palm Boulevard. The middle property in a trio of oceanfront lots, once all owned by Backsplash, Inc., 2402 Palm languished on the …

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May 05 2016

Weird Science Rocks The Windjammer

By Liz Potter for Island Eye News Weird Science, along with local talent, is scheduled to perform at the Windjammer May 7 for Hope Jam III, Party with a Purpose, benefitting The Ethen Richardson Foundation. Eight year old Ethen Richardson lost his battle with cancer two years ago. Shortly after his passing, Ethen’s parents, Todd …

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May 04 2016

Running For Love

Cheering the field.

Photos by Steve Rosamilia Saturday, April 16, the beaches of Sullivan’s Island were crowded with competitors seeking to Run for Adela by participating in the only 5K run/walk held on the beach there. For the little ones the one mile fun run offered a chance for younger runners to get in on the action. The …

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Apr 29 2016

Serving Up Treats And Treasures

Anne Clardy, Suzanne Glore and Bonnie Holden
serve up the tea.

Photos By Steve Rosamilia The 25th Annual First United Methodist Church Tea Room took place Wednesday through Friday, April 6 to 8. Serving up home cooked lunch daily, including black bean and okra soups, shrimp and chicken salad and old fashioned strawberry shortcake, the three days of festivities also featured the hugely popular Crafty Ladies …

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Apr 29 2016

Bad Guys Can’t See Through Your Phone!

By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News  So those dang people are back calling, emailing and popping up on your computer trying to convince you that something is wrong with your computer. Don’t believe them! It’s a lie, no one can “see” that your laptop, box, tablet, wireless router, smart TV, toaster, whatever, has a …

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Apr 28 2016

Brrr…It’s Getting Chili

Cecily Stack takes first place.

By Ruth Thornburg for Island Eye News Photos by Jennifer Gordon If you want to evoke a passion that borders on mania, you need only ask a crowd of people, “Does anyone have a good chili recipe?” There is just something about hot chili on a cold night that stirs the soul. On March 24, …

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Apr 28 2016

Changes Coming To Social Security This Month

By Jason M. Mengel for Island Eye News The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 included a section titled “Closure of Unintended Loopholes” that ends two Social Security claiming strategies that have become increasingly popular over the last several years. These two strategies, known as “file and suspend” and “restricted application” for a spousal benefit, have …

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Apr 27 2016

Delta Pharmacy Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary

“When we opened the IOP location almost a year ago, my goal was to help grow it into a trusted, valuable asset of the community.” 
Joe Gandy

By Sarah Nolan, Island Eye News Staff Writer Delta Pharmacy celebrates the one-year anniversary of its Isle of Palms store on June 1. The family-owned, independent pharmacy has been servicing the lowcountry since the 1930s and now has seven locations in the area. “When we opened the IOP location almost a year ago, my goal …

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Apr 27 2016

Charleston World Affairs Council Brings In Depth Understanding Of World Events

By Joe Stubel, Island Eye News Staff Writer The world today is a different place than what it was when we were growing up. In fact, our world has changed dramatically in just the last few years given the escalating instability in the Middle East, significant disease and pestilence outbreaks, massive immigration flows as a …

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Apr 26 2016

Farmers’ Market Starts Strong

Charleston County Parks offering CSA starting April
The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission is offering Community Supported Agriculture featuring fresh vegetables from Ambrose Family Farm on Wadmalaw Island. Seasons kick off the week of April 24, and options are available for a six-week season or a 10-week season. Pickup locations will be at three county park locations - James Island, Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands, and North Charleston Wannamaker County Parks. To sign up visitwww.stonofarmmarket.com/befitcsa.html or CharlestonCountyParks.com/Be-Fit-CSA.

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia The gelato truck was crowded with school children seeking a post-learning treat before making their way home. The make-your-own fairy garden station hosted by Rini Kosmos of Isle of Palms’ Gardening Angel was seeing brisk business, and the fresh fruits and veggies were being …

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