Jul 07

Bees On Me

Bee-utiful Arts and Crafts!

Photos by Steve Rosamilia Jim Strohm with Charleston Community Bee Gardens visited the Poe Library to show how bee colonies work and to talk about the importance of bees for our environmental health. Visitors enjoyed fun bee crafts and honey tasting was provided by the Bee Cause, an organization that works to increase bee awareness …

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Jul 07

Next Library Book Discussion Features Breaking Night

  By Maggie Diebolt for Island Eye News Edgar Allan Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library holds its next book club meeting to discuss Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard by Liz Murray at 10:30 a.m. On Saturday, July 19. Refreshments will be provided, and the public is welcome to …

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Jul 07

Nathalie Dupree Offers Culinary Workshop

Nathalie Dupree.

  By Becky Tanenbaum for The Island Eye News Southern Season, the gourmet food and housewares retailer in Mount Pleasant, is hosting a one-of-a-kind cooking class this summer with southern culinary legend Nathalie Dupree. Beginning August 18, the Cooking School at Southern Season will hold an extensive, five-day cooking class led by Dupree, which also includes …

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Jun 27

Lee Brothers Collaborate With Wild Dunes

The Lee brothers have partnered with Wild Dunes to offer unique dining experiences to visiting groups and meetings.

  Staff Report for Island Eye News Now through fall 2015, meetings and groups visiting Wild Dunes Resort can share an unforgettable Southern meal with the Lee Brothers, masters behind Charleston’s thriving culinary scene. James Beard award-winning cookbook authors and regular contributors to Travel + Leisure and Bon Appétit, Matt and Ted Lee are beloved …

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Jun 27

Seventh-graders Plant Seedlings For Marsh Restoration Project

Molly McGovern with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources talks with students at Laing Middle School of Science and Technology as part of the project,“From Seeds to Shoreline: Engaging Students in Salt Marsh Restoration.”  

  By Susan Hill Smith For Island Eye News Photos by Mic Smith Photography LLC   Seventh-graders from Laing Middle School of Science and Technology recently helped restore saltwater marshes at Palmetto Islands County Park by planting seedlings of smooth cordgrass that the students had grown and studied for several months. The project, “From Seeds …

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Jun 27

Fun And Fast Times At Floppin’ Flounder

Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon winner Chris Bailey pulls ahead of the field.

  Photos by Steven Rosamilia The 23rd Floppin’ Flounder 5K took place on Sullivan’s Island Saturday, June 7. Participants and volunteers enjoyed a post-race breakfast provided by the Triangle Char & Bar and the Black Bean Co. The Charleston Running Club organizers of the event donated half of all the race proceeds to the Sullivan’s …

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Jun 27

Local Boy Wins Major League Baseball Hit, Pitch, Run

Derek Sireci.

  By Jennifer Tuohy for Island Eye News Isle of Palms sports phenom Derek Sireci, 14, won the sectional MLB Hit, Pitch and Run competition for his age group. This is the second time in the past three years Derek has accomplished this milestone. He competed in the regional competition at Tuner Field in Atlanta …

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Jun 27

Golf Tip: Sand Play

Jeff Minton is the Wild Dunes Golf Pro.

  By Jeff Minton for Island Eye News Many golfers dread having to hit out of greenside bunkers. However with the proper technique and a little practice bunker shots can less intimidating. As is the case with all shots in golf, proper fundamentals are key in successful sand shots. In a greenside bunker focus on …

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Jun 26

Location, Location, Location!

Mary Pringle measures turtle tracks that reveal a turtle climbed onto the beach to nest but was discouraged by the sand bags positioned on the beach at Wild Dunes to prevent erosion.

  By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Just as in real estate, the location of a loggerhead’s nest is very important and may make the difference as to whether or not it survives to produce hatchlings. On June 5 a sea turtle crawled ashore and laid eggs in the beach volleyball court near …

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