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What’s New in Charleston

GARDEN & GUN TRAVEL What’s New in Charleston-Seven recently opened hot spots in the Holy City by ELIZABETH HUTCHISON for Garden & Gun February 26, 2018 PHOTO: COURTESY OF BASIC KITCHEN The interior at Basic Kitchen. You’ve picked your way down the cobblestone streets; you’ve marveled at South of Broad mansions; you’ve taken shelter in the shade at White Point Gardens; you’ve hiked to the top of St. Michael’s spire; you’ve even managed to score a table at FIG. But in contemporary Charleston, even locals have a hard time keeping up with all the new restaurants, shops, galleries, and hotels. Here are seven recently-opened favorites to put on the list for your next trip. Basic Kitchen Four years ago while bicycling across the country to raise money for Just Food NYC (a non-profit dedicated to sustainable accessible fresh produce), Ben…

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February 28, 2018

Charleston City Guide by local designer, Hart Hagerty

We think this Charleston city guide by local designer, Hart Hagerty is pretty great!  To see the original blog post and to check out her fabulous accessories collection, click here After eight years in Shanghai and New York, I finally moved back home to Charleston. I returned to discover it’s no longer the sleepy town of my childhood. I love exploring the city’s new discoveries, while also embracing the familiar staples from my past. It seems every other day a friend and or client asks me to share my travel tips, so I’ve finally put pen to paper… Here are my top recommendations: a mix of tried-and-true tradition, hip hotspots, and beloved little gems that many guides overlook. Harbinger Cafe Harbinger Cafe is a newcomer that won my heart over immediately with its vegan salads, gluten free pastries and frothy…

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February 21, 2018