Jul 09 2010

Dining at Shem Creek Bar & Grill

By Lori Dalton Shem Creek Bar and Grill sits right on the water in Mount Pleasant; about a 15 minute drive from downtown’s historic district and less than 10 minutes from Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms. The interior has a nautical theme and the atmosphere is casual and fun. The menu is extensive, and …

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Jul 09 2010

Simple steps to true health Part 2: incorporating a healthy diet

By Holly Bronco. In the last issue of the Island Eye, we spoke about triggers and how important it is to deal with them as the first step to long-term health and fitness. By eliminating distractions and clearing a path we can move on to the second step, which is diet. Dealing with diet first …

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Jul 09 2010

Painting a thousand words

A painting of Sullivan’s Island Elementary School, done by the fifth-grade class with guidance from artist (and mom) Sheila Perry, was presented during the fifth-grade graduation ceremonies on the last day of school. The painting not only captures the interior and exterior of the 54-year-old campus, but also the school’s “Learning by the Sea” spirit. …

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Jun 23 2010

Preparing for a strong hurricane season

On June 18, the town of Sullivan’s Island and the City of Isle of Palms once again combined their disaster preparation expos in one event at the new Isle of Palms Public Safety building. With representatives from the municipalities, as well as storm experts and storm preparation service providers, the Disaster Prep Expo was a …

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Jun 23 2010

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting – June 15, 2010

By Blake Bunch Mayor Carl Smith motioned to approve minutes from the regular meeting and public hearing on May 18, 2010; and the special meeting on June 7, 2010 and the motion was approved. Citizens Comments Harry Chatman (Executive Director of CARTA) began by stating, “Mayor and Council members, thank you for your support of …

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Jun 23 2010

Fourth of July Fireworks

Isle of Palms Fireworks will begin around 9:15 p.m. at the Front Beach. For more info, visit www.iop.net or call City Hall at 886-6428. Sullivan’s Island Sullivan’s Island will celebrate Independence Day with a festival in Stith Park starting around 5 p.m. with music and dancing. Fireworks will start around dusk and will be coordinated …

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Jun 23 2010

Spending the summer with artist Isabel Forbes

by Julie Sweat Sandpiper Gallery on Sullivan’s Island will host an opening reception for painter Isabel Forbes on Saturday, June 26, from 6-8 p.m.  Forbes has created a series of works that will transport you to a summer state of mind with happy memories of your favorite summer escape.  Her paintings are like a scrapbook …

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Jun 23 2010

Free events at Fort Moultrie during Carolina Day celebration

The National Park Service invites you to celebrate Carolina Day at Fort Moultrie on Sunday and Monday, June 27 – 28, 2010. Programs include musket firing demonstrations, period medical displays, children’s programs and a band concert. Admission to Fort Moultrie is free on both days of this event. Carolina Day, observed every June 28th throughout …

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Jun 23 2010

Palmer the sea turtle

Submitted by Mary Pringle, Island Turtle Team The Isle of Palms has its own patient at the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital. On June 9, a call came to the Isle of Palms Police Dispatcher from people kite boarding near 2nd Avenue who reported a stranded turtle. The Turtle Team’s Stranding Response Crew arrived …

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Jun 23 2010

An unarmed, authorized ride-along

By Blake Bunch It may be a little-known fact that citizens can request a ride-along with a member of the Sullivan’s Island Police Department. Despite the typically peaceful mode de vie of Sullivan’s Island, as the night winds down, officers with the Sullivan’s Island Police Department are entering the busier part of their shift. Last …

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