more about: South Carolina

Southern Hospitality, Makers & Doers: Southern Coterie Summit

Our friends at the Southern Coterie are at it again: bringing together entrepreneurs who are passionate about the South. (You know we love that.) From small business owners to emerging and established brands, the Coterie provides attendees with the chance to connect and collaborate. Here’s the rundown on the event, which takes place in Charleston April 30-May 2. Southern Living […]

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Made in the South: Dottie’s Toffee

As a young boy in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Nick Belmont watched as his grandmother Dot whipped up her buttery toffee, a holiday gift for friends, family, and her husband’s colleagues in the state senate. Many years later, after trying his hand at careers in building, real estate, and landscaping, Nick and his mother decided to take his grandmother’s treat to […]

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Next Great Neighborhood: Columbia’s Main Street

For years, the stretch of road extending from the South Carolina State House was where senators mixed with shoppers and University of South Carolina students, where people from all over town came to dine and mingle. As people moved to the suburbs, buildings were shuttered. But now, as Columbia residents reclaim downtown, the five blocks between Gervais and Blanding are back. Here, […]

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Annie Leibovitz Picked Columbia, SC. You Should Too.

Put your iPhone in your pocket, people: It’s time to take a look at some bona fide, hanging-on the wall works by one of the most legendary photographers of our time. (Oh hush, we still like your Instagram pics.) Today in Columbia legendary Annie Leibovitz debuted her newest collection at The Columbia Museum of Art, the only museum on the […]

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South Carolina’s Hammock Coast

In our March issue we offer up a drive from Mount Pleasant to Murrells Inlet that takes you away from popular Charleston and Myrtle Beach to the fishing villages and tranquil beaches in between. These coastal outtakes have us wanting to jump into our cars straight away.

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Small Town We Love: Pendleton, South Carolina

One of the Upstate’s oldest communities stays young thanks to a downtown filled with unique shops and restaurants and the nearby Clemson University.

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Clemson Wins The South’s Best Tailgate

You voted and the results are in: Clemson University is the winner of our first annual The South’s Best Tailgate competition! From August 15 to October 1, more than 510,000 votes were cast with Alabama clinching 3rd place and Ole Miss taking 2nd place. But there can only be one winner, and in 2012 the ultimate bragging rights belong to Clemson.

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Get a Taste of Charleston This Weekend

Southern Living‘s Taste of Charleston is happening this weekend and folks have traveled from all over to attend. Last night, we witnessed the Iron Chef competition in the Culinary Institute of Charleston’s kitchen, and our own Rebecca Lang was a judge!

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Josh Turner Talks Country Fried Steak and His New Album

Wouldn’t you love to be sitting on the front porch of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and find yourself one rocking chair over from the baritone-voiced, handsome-as-can-be Josh Turner?

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The Best Little Food Festival in The South

Greetings from a sparkling Saturday in Greenville, South Carolina, where Euphoria, one of the most appealing food festivals in the South, is in full swing. We’re talking bluegrass banjos, bacon-infused cocktails with industry legend Allan Benton, she crab soup with Restaurant Eugene’s Linton Hopkins, and a guaranteed return home in tighter trousers

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