Feb 17

Exchange Club Oyster Roast A Shucking Success

IOP Exchangites working the bar, left to right, Paul Grantham, Robert St. Onge, Patrick Harrington, Jule Smith, Juli Twomey and Kent Stair.

By Pamela Marsh for Island Eye News The IOP Exchange Club hosted a successful oyster roast on Jan. 31, 2015. Four hundred guests enjoyed single select oysters, southern style chili, pulled pork barbeque, and a beautiful sunset along Hamlin Creek. Members and guests danced and shagged to “Eddie L” of Pro DJ Charleston. Local businesses …

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Feb 16

The Atlantic Has Sullivan’s Feathers Ruffled

This graphic illustrates the 7.9 acres The Atlantic would occupy.

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The prospect of a high-density, retail and multi-family development at the mouth of the Ben Sawyer Bridge has several Sullivan’s Island residents up in arms. The development, being planned for the site of old Channel 4 property in Mount Pleasant, is called The Atlantic and consists of 14,000 …

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Feb 13

Four Council Seats Up For Grabs On Sullivan’s Island

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor There’s never a dull moment in politics on Sullivan’s Island. Hot on the heels of the second mayoral election in just three years, comes a town council race that is shaping up to be highly competitive. As of Feb. 6 a total of 10 people had submitted their …

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Feb 12

Noise Ordinance On Isle Of Palms Debated

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By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The January meeting of Isle of Palms City Council had the air of a courtroom drama to it as lawyers, “witnesses” and even a State senator stood up to argue their case. The “crime” being debated was the amplified music being played on the city-owned property adjacent to …

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Feb 11

Shucks, Folks, It’s For The Firemen

Arthur Holland chows down.

Photos by Steve Rosamilia for Island Eye News The Sullivan’s Island Fire Department Oyster Roast was held Saturday to raise funds for equipment for the department’s new rescue boat.

Feb 11

Recharging Battery Gadsden

Unique concrete construction and a sod roof present interesting preservation challenges and opportunities for the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center.

By Delores Schweitzer for Island Eye News Photos by Steven Rosamilia The lights are on, the doors are unlocked, and a new era is beginning for the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center. The Center, located on Sullivan’s I’on Avenue and founded by Mayme Aiken “Make” Macmurphy in 1992, was a community magnet from the early 1990s …

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Feb 06

Beachlovers’ Book Club Goes For Gas

Staff Report for Island Eye News The one and only Fannie Flagg, beloved author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven, and I Still Dream About You, is at her hilarious and superb best in this new comic mystery novel about two women who are forced to …

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Feb 06

Seasons Of The South: Bánh Mì Sandwich With Slow Cooked Asian Braised Pork Shoulder

Bánh Mì Sandwich with Slow Cooked Asian Braised Pork Shoulder

By Marilyn Markel for Island Eye News This hearty and vegetable-laden sandwich is great for a get together with family and friends. Serves 6. Ingredients • 5-6 lbs. bone-in pork shoulder • 1 Tbsp five-spice powder • 2 Tbsp grapeseed or non-flavored oil • 4 shallots, minced • 6 cloves garlic • 1 cup dry …

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Feb 05

New County Park Opens East Of The Cooper

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By Sarah Reynolds for Island Eye News The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission opened the trails of Laurel Hill County Park to the public on Jan. 21. The passive park property is now open daily for people wishing to run, walk or bike its trails. The beautiful new park site features several miles of …

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Feb 05

Is It The End For Windows 7?

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By Bob Hooper for Island Eye News Earlier this month, Jan. 14 to be exact, I got several calls and emails about the end of support for Windows 7. One call was from a client I had just setup with a laptop that used 7 and he wanted to know what was up. But there …

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