Keith Pierce
Keith is a Public Relations Strategist for Visit Myrtle Beach.

Recent Posts By Keith Pierce

5 Ways to Dodge the Winter Blues

The holidays are behind us, the cool weather has settled in and a day off seems far away. Welcome to the winter blues, which is said to hit the hardest on the third Monday in January. It’s called “Blue Monday,” and it’s often considered the most depressing day of the entire year. When days like Blue Monday are gray, short […]

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Holiday Engagement on the Horizon? Tips to Make Your Southern Wedding Unforgettable

If it seems like everyone on your social media feed is getting engaged right now, you’re not alone. Research shows that one third of all engagements happen between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. And with holiday engagements, comes spring wedding planning. In my side gig as a singing disc jockey, I’ve had the opportunity to objectively observe many weddings of […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why Myrtle Beach is Music to My Ears

When you think of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, music may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Yet, when I moved here, the music and entertainment scene not only surprised me, it inspired me to want to see, hear and learn more. From its beginnings within the Gullah Geechee culture, to the creation of the Shag dance; from […]

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Tips for Southern Cooking, from a Myrtle Beach Expert

Although Chef Joe Bonaparte is relatively new to the Myrtle Beach area, having relocated a few years ago to take the reigns at Horry Georgetown Technical College’s International Culinary Institute, he has quickly embraced Lowcountry cuisine. And, with decades of experience in the kitchen, he knows a thing or two about cooking. I asked him some questions recently about must-have […]

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Fall Flavor for your Burger? Recipe for ART Burger Sushi’s Walnut Chutney

According to a ranking by Spoon University, the ART Burger at Myrtle Beach’s ART Burger Sushi Bar is the best burger in the state of South Carolina. At the risk of sounding a little biased, I’d have to agree. The restaurant’s namesake – like all its dishes – is artfully prepared. It’s a ground beef patty stacked high with thick-sliced […]

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The 8 Times a Myrtle Beach Menu was All of Us

The summer is coming to an unofficial close soon, which means the fall season is upon us. In Myrtle Beach, we’re rejoicing because us locals know September and October only as “the greatest time of year.” The weather is still beautiful, ocean waters are warm, the beaches are lovely, and, for our visitors, accommodations are even more affordable. Fall also […]

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Top 5 Animal Encounters to Celebrate Endangered Species Day

In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we aim to take very good care of our natural resources, to not only provide a beautiful vacation experience year round, but to continue to provide a safe haven for the plants and animals that are indigenous to our area. Perhaps no other day are we more aware of our impact on the environment than […]

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Best Beaches in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Planning your summer vacation and not sure where to go? While the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina has literally hundreds of attractions, restaurants and live entertainment to be enjoyed, the 60 miles of coastline has remained the main event. The white, sandy beaches and welcoming ocean waters are what draws back more than 17 million visitors each year. The […]

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Easter Apps With a Low Country Twist

We’re undergoing a bit of a culinary revolution here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. If you’ve never lived in a city while it experiences such a thing, let me tell you: it’s a fun time to be a foodie! It seems like a new restaurant is opening every week with a new dish added every day. One of the things […]

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Best Places to Welcome Spring

Flowers are peeking through the dirt, trees are preparing to bud and the sun is shining just a bit more. The first day of spring must be close!   I’ve always loved the new beginnings that spring brings, which is also why it’s one of my favorite times of the year to get away and reconnect with my loved ones, […]

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