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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Apr 26 2016

Sealand Opens With A Splash

Artist Jennifer Pendergrast with Husband Mike

By Jeff Sledden for Island Eye News Photos by Steve Rosamilia The night was brisk, the music was spirited and the store was packed. Red Bulls and Sweetwater IPAs were held in the hands of party goers, as friends, locals and vacationers celebrated the launch of Sealand Adventure Sports new location at 2120 Middle St. on …

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Apr 25 2016

Message From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: April 2016

Sullivan’s Island has been named one of the happiest Seaside Towns in America  by Coastal Living magazine.
(Photo: Charleston Area CVB/explorecharleston.com)

Dear Island Residents, CUE UP PHARRELL WILLIAMS! Coastal Living magazine selected ten coastal towns for their annual “Happiest Seaside Town in America” competition. Guess who wound up in the Top Ten? The magazine held a competition on its website among those ten towns. Without any orchestrated effort on our part, we wound up in the …

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Apr 22 2016

A New Refuge On Isle Of Palms

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By Mimi Wood, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Steve Rosamilia Tucked into the corner of the Island Center is IOP’s newest restaurant, The Refuge. Sisters Jocelyn and Patty Lamond have transformed 3,000 square feet into a retreat offering something for just about everyone. The space is unequally and loosely divided into three areas; …

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Apr 22 2016

A Capella At Sunrise

By Brantly Cox for Island Eye News Harmony at Sunrise A Cappella Chorus and Quartets presents a free public performance by Palmetto Vocal Project at the Sunrise Presbyterian Church on Sullivan’s Island on Saturday April, 30 at 1 p.m.. The Palmetto Vocal Project is a competitive and performing men’s chorus specializing in A Cappella singing, …

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Apr 21 2016

Finding Hope On Goat Island

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By Colin McCandless for Island Eye News Photos by Catherine Moye Despite the stormy weather, more than 120 guests braved the elements and gathered at the Isle of Palms Marina on March 26 to board a ferry to the 7th Annual Hope on Goat Benefit on Goat Island. This charity oyster roast fundraising event, which …

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Apr 21 2016

Wild Dunes Dolphins Swim Team To Start 2016 Season With New Coaches

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News Wild Dunes Dolphins Swim Team will hold tryouts and start practices for its 2016 season during the first week in May while welcoming new Head Coach Nick Tipling and new Assistant Coach Cason Brown. Tipling grew up swimming for Snee Farm, Mount Pleasant Swim Club (MPSC) and …

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Apr 16 2016

Driving To End Poverty

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Staff Report for Island Eye News East Cooper Community Outreach will hold it annual Golf Ball fundraiser at the Daniel Island Country Club. The two-day affair features a Golf Tournament May 9 followed by the Gala May 13. The Golf Tournament will begin at 11 a.m. and registration for the tournament includes a box lunch …

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Apr 16 2016

Letter To The Editor: Overrun

Dear Editor, The only things that outnumber the squirrels on Sullivan’s Island are the BMWs and the whalers. Lenny Branch Sullivan’s Island

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