Tag: Sister

Sep 04 2018

Flying High

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Laura Togami Two years of pole vaulting; fourth in the nation in his age group. Not bad for Jonathan Togami, third-generation Sullivan’s Islander. Not bad at all, except Hannah, his little sister, can one-up him. She can’t quite beat his personal best of 14’ …

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Jun 07 2017

Hanging With The Sisters

By Mimi Wood, Island Eye Staff Writer The IOP was full of Hazelnuts this past weekend, June 1-4… but not the tasty kind you eat. Rather, from as far away as Kittery Point, Maine, devotees of a band that’s older than some of its fans, Sister Hazel, packed The Windjammer from Thursday night until Sunday …

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Feb 18 2017

Garden For Your Health

By Wendy Kelly for Island Eye News My sister is a hippotherapist (for those of you who just envisioned a teary-eyed hippo on Freud’s couch discussing its personal issues, you should know that the word ‘hippo’ is derived from the Greek word for ‘horse.’) She uses horses as the primary tool in her occupational therapy …

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Feb 03 2017

Artistic Adventures To Spark Up Your Year

By Carol Antman for Island Eye News  Picasso said that “the purpose of art is to wash away the dust of daily life from our souls.” Who couldn’t use more of that? Here are a few perspective altering experiences to get onto your calendar now. Boogie Down Join hands in a circle of positivity at …

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Jun 01 2016

Hanging With The Hazel ‘Nuts’

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News Courtesy photos Sister Hazel’s lead singer remembers the Florida band’s early days, in the mid 1990s, when members were working hard to build a fanbase. The band jumped at a last-minute chance to play The Windjammer on Isle of Palms and made a point to meet everyone …

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Apr 30 2015

The End Of Summer

Staff Report for Island Eye News Nature is the lifeblood of Mary Alice Monroe novels, and fans of her bestselling Lowcountry Summer Trilogy will soon enjoy reading the owerful conclusion, The Summer’s End, on sale May 19. Set on Sullivan’s Island, summer is ending and Mamaw’s beloved family estate, Sea Breeze, must be sold. It’s …

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Oct 01 2014

Charleston Concert Association Presents Expanded 2014-2015 Season

By Kevin Flarisee for Island Eye News This October, the Charleston Concert Association, will open its 78th season with an incredible line-up of world-class artists. The 2014-2015 season sees CCA performances take place in three venues: the Sottile Theatre at the College of Charleston, the Charleston Music Hall, and the Performing Arts Center in North …

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May 22 2014

Dorothea Benton Frank’s ‘The Hurricane Sisters’ Publishes Next Month

  By Lori McGee for Island Eye News Beloved New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank once again takes us deep in the heart of the magical Lowcountry-a sultry land of ancient magic, glorious sunsets, and soothing coastal breezes, where three generations of strong women wrestle with the expectations of family while struggling to understand their …

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Dec 25 2013

Meet The Library’s New ‘Island Girl’

By Anne Harris for the Island Eye News There has always been a lot of pride associated with the word “local” in the Lowcountry, and you can’t get more local than Dolores Schweitzer, new branch manager of the Edgar Allan Poe Library. Born in Charleston and raised on Sullivan’s Island, Schweitzer is a true “Island …

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Oct 02 2013

It’s All in the Family

By Hannah Dockery Sullivan’s Restaurant, situated on the last block of the Middle Street business district, celebrates their 25th anniversary this year. What’s the secret ingredient to their success? Family. The brother and sister duo of Sammy Rhodes and Donna Hyatt-Rhodes make quite the team themselves. When Sammy first opened the doors of Sullivan’s in …

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