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The Jewel of Mount Pleasant

Friday, February 20, 2015
by Peter Ingle
The Jewel of Mount Pleasant

COLEMAN BOULEVARD is getting downright urban. You can almost forget that you are a stone’s throw from the Atlantic Ocean—until you cross tiny Shem Creek bridge and glance to the south; to the docks and boats and sliver of water leading to Fort Sumter in the distance. That brief view is a treat for the eyes any time of... Read »

The Nature of Money and Self

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
by ChasToday
The Nature of Money and Self

This is a startlingly insightful book about money, our relationship to money, and how money affects our relationship to our selves and with each other. Charles Einstein is the author of Sacred Economics, which traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to... Read »

T’is a New SEASON for Breakfast

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
by Peter Ingle
T’is a New SEASON for Breakfast

YES, THE SOUTHERN SEASON STORE off Coleman Boulevard in Mount Pleasant is gorgeous and compelling. From the high-end deli, full bakery, and coffee bar to the superb wine selection, scrumptious chocolates, fabulous candies (for kids, too), and all the gourmet kitchen gadgets. And in case you haven’t noticed, the greeting cards are the best... Read »

The Art of Superb Design

Friday, November 16, 2012
by ChasToday
The Art of Superb Design

DIETER RAMS is the lengendary designer of Braun products. He revolutionized modern design and is the primary inspiration for Apple’s chief designer, Jonathan Ive. In the video below, Rams talks about design. Listed beneath are his 10 principles of good design—an endless source of nourishment for artists in every field. “I think that good... Read »

Cultural Cuisine

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
by Peter Ingle
Cultural Cuisine

WANT A REAL CULTURAL EXPERIENCE? Then get away to another world in 20 minutes. Enjoy the million dollar view, the river and wildlife, and the sunset. Oh yes, and the fantastic seafood at a more than reasonable price. Bowens Island, way down Folly Road and now back in business after a devastating fire, is... Read »

Temporary French Art

Monday, May 31, 2010
by Peter Ingle
Temporary French Art

TEMPORARY BECAUSE you can eat it—which you will do… quickly. We’re talking fresh pastries, baguettes, and macaroons made daily by a superior French pastry chef at the new Macaroon Boutique on John Street. The front door is usually open, delectable pastries loom on open shelves, enchanting co-owner Fabienne is at the cashier, and maestro... Read »

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It is with life as it is with art: the deeper one penetrates, the broader the view.                   
~ Johann Goethe

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