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DIY Wedding Contest
10 Best Outdoor Happy Hours in Downtown Charleston
Charleston Grit Confessional at Kulture Klash 8
Weekend Picks 3/20–3/22
Weekend Picks 3/13–3/15
Weekend Picks 3/6–3/8
Weekend Picks 2/27–3/1
Weekend Picks 2/20–2/22
Weekend Picks 2/13–2/14
Weekend Picks 2/6–2/8
Do You Have Your Bacon and Bourbon Tickets?
Weekend Picks 1/30–2/1
Weekend Picks 1/23–1/25
Weekend Picks 1/16–1/18
Weekend Picks 1/9–1/11
Weekend Picks 1/2–1/4
Call for Entry: 2015 DIY Fest at Main Library
Cover-Free NYE: Charleston's Best No-Cover New Year's Eve Events
Enter to Win: A Pair of Tickets to The Charleston Rose Ball on New Year's Eve
4 Holiday Recipes from Early Bird Diner & Hello My Name is BBQ
Weekend Picks 12/19–12/21
Weekend Picks 12/12–12/14
Local Garage Rockers Dumb Doctors Premiere New Video
Here Comes South of Hell
Call for Entry: Charleston Supported Art
Call for Entry: Shopped DIY Competition
Lana: A New Palette for a Cannonborough Classic
Charleston BandSwap Concert
New Vlog Preview: Shepic Fail
Blog of the Week
Event Recap: Downward Facing Riverdog
Pop-Up Shopping At The Flats At Mixson
Tour Of Palace Hotel
Calling All Artists
July 25, 2014
The People's Couch-Southern Charm
Tin Roof In West Ashley To Host Monthly Comedy Showcase
Celebrate Bastille Day with Fish chef Nico Romo
The New Kid on the Block
Remember the Reason for this Holiday
Culinary Workshop with Nathalie Dupree
June 27, 2014
As if You Needed Another Reason to go to the Alley
Swing into Vineyard Vines this Fall
2nd Annual Tomayto Tomahto Festival
June 20, 2014
Another Local Makes Their Debut on Television.
The Art of Shaving
Get Wild at The Wild Buffalo
Get Connected with #chsYOU
June 13, 2014
Last Minute Gift Ideas for Dad
"Can't Win?" What Did You Say?
Make Dad a Mixologist for Father's Day
Author Patti Callahan Henry at Blue Bicycle Books
HoM Unleashes New Summer Menu
June 6, 2014
Belmont Stakes Viewing Party
The Next Best Thing In Ice Cream
Galloway's Apps For Apple
Gritty Awards Party
May 30, 2014
Spoleto Still Rocking
Welcome To The Gritty Awards
Entertainment Ordinance Shmordinance
Get Your Tickets, Charleston's Best Concert Is Back
There's No Place Like HoM
May 23, 2014
Get Gritty, Asheville Style
Knot Your Average Outing
Reckless Releases New Trailer
A Storm's A'Coming...Maybe?
Mixon Market Mixes It Up With A New Chef
Facial Hair That Cares
May 16, 2014
Southerly Restaurant And Patio Gets Lively
The Meow Heard Around The World
Shepard Fairey Comes Home
Let's Do Lunch With Charleston City Ballet
May 9, 2014
Some Of The Best Pizza In Town Just Got Better
Lowcountry Local First Get's Well Deserved Funding
Take Your Mother On A Picnic For Mother's Day
May 2, 2014
Are Your Burgers Bad?
Those Duke Boys
Princess Charming; An Original One Woman Musical
Happy Holiday Weekend
Wedding Planner Anyone?
April 11, 2014
Mixon's Market Turns Park Circle Into The Produce Aisle
New TV Show Coming To Charleston
April 4, 2014
The Cooper River Bridge Run For Dummies
March 28, 2014
2014 CHSFW Grit Confessional Booth
March 14, 2014
Caviar And Bananas Goes Global
Leggiadro Pop And Shop At The Wentworth Mansion
March 7, 2014
Bravo Goes MTV Cribs On The Southern Charm Cast
February 28, 2014
February 21, 2014
Melodime At The Royal American
The "Charm" Of Southern Charm Is Spreading
February 14, 2014
Elise Testone CD Release Concert
Chassity Evans Makes Southern Living's 75 Most Stylish Southerners
February 7, 2014
January 31, 2014
Another Reason Jim Cantore Is Awesome
January 24, 2014
This Isn't The O.K. Corral
Is the Rickshaw Sting Right or Just Ridiculous?
January 17, 2014
Southern Charm... It's Happening. It's Really Happening.
January 10, 2014
Cold Temps = School Delays?
January 3, 2014
December 21, 2013
This SNL Video Closely Mirrors the Chaos About to Cut Loose on Charleston...
December 13, 2013
December 6, 2013
Grit's 5 Favorite Holiday Happenings...
November 22, 2013
Charleston Responds... Will You?
November 15, 2013
Mix It Up at Mixson
November 8, 2013
Slim Down, Spirit Up
We've Fallen for Fall in the Holy City
November 1, 2013
Think You've Got Talent? Head to Atlanta This Weekend to Find Out...
October 25, 2013
Connect, Inspire, Rock Your Very Foundation: TEDx 2014
Charleston’s Favorite Pizza Parlor: You Pick!
Keepin' It Classy, Clemson... Watch the 2-Man Talent Show on ESPN Yesterday
October 18, 2013
Three Times... & We're Charmed?
October 11, 2013
Reckless is Looking for Fresh Faces...
Mr. Cox Goes to Washington
Grit's Favorite Fall Eats: Pt. 2
If You Kinda Dig Mac & Cheese...
October 4, 2013
Grit's Favorite Fall Eats: Pt. 1
September 27, 2013
Sip Wine, Shop Stilettos, Support Fellow Women
Flames Devastate Just Up 17
September 20, 2013
Charleston's Best Burger: You Make the Call
September 13, 2013
Just How Skinfully Delicious is it Going to Get? Flavor Flav Will Tell You...
Women: This Weekend, Get Dirty
September 6, 2013
August 30, 2013
August 23, 2013
Crib Sheets: Back-to-School Fails
The Photos You Didn't See From This Weekend's Rugby Match ...
August 16, 2013
A Don't-Miss Local Tribute for a Day to Remember
Are These Our Best New Restaurants?
August 9, 2013
Will MTV Give a Crap About a Petition?
Real World Charleston? You've Gotta Be For Real Kidding...
August 2, 2013
The Happiest Outfit Ever
Can Someone Please Tell K-Mart Summer's Not Over Yet?
Reckless Starts Filming Today: Are They Looking For YOU?
Late Night TV vs. Carlos Danger...
Is Charleston's Economy Improving?
July 26, 2013
July 19, 2013
Is Dating Dead? Readers Respond...
Is Dating Dead? Well, From the Looks of It...
Stop It, Charleston
Top Looks from Tibi's Fall 2013 Collection
July 12, 2013
Which King Street Manse Netted Nat'l Ink?
Ouch! Grit Blogger Schools Servatius
July 5, 2013
4th of July Blowout... 3 Crazy-Local, Cool-You-Down Cocktails
4th of July Blowout: Food! Glorious, Patriotic Food
4th of July Blowout... Your Explosive Holiday Checklist
June 28, 2013
4th of July Blowout... How NOT to Ruin the Big Beachside Holiday
Today's Pie in the Sky?
June 21, 2013
June 14, 2013
Party Pics and Awards from Grit's One-Year Anniversary
Check Out Tara Guerard This Month in Lonny...
June 7, 2013
May 31, 2013
Burger Bonanza? Bring It On...
May 24, 2013
Memorial Day Countdown... 5 Ways Charleston Does It Best
Grit's BIG FAT GUIDE to Summer in the Holy City
Memorial Day Countdown... Summer Music Guide
Memorial Day Countdown... Get Your Grill On
Ready? Now We Can ALL Drink to the Gibbes...
Memorial Day Countdown... The Best of Poolside
Memorial Day Countdown! Your Summer 2013 Cheat Sheet
May 17, 2013
Shovels & Rope Gets Nat'l Noms
Charleston-Based "Reckless" Picked Up by CBS
May 10, 2013
H&M Confirms... They're Setting Up Shop On King
Mother's Day & LLL at Kate Spade THIS Weekend...
May 3, 2013
An OFF-Camera Look at The Today Show Filmed in Chas
K. Cooper Ray Gives Us... Charleston's Tuxedo (+ More Style Cues)
April 26, 2013
See "The X Factor" Live... For Free!
Casting Call: The Biggest Loser
Senators Graham and Scott Respond...
Who's Ready for Some T-Rav?
Day 12: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
Day 11: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
Are YOU the Next Grit Blogger?
Day 10: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
Day 9: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
Day 8: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
Day 7: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
Day 6: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
Day 4: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
Day 5: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
Day 3: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
Day 2: Grit's Fashion Loves & Loathes
GRIT'S 12 Days of Fashion: Loves & Loathes... Starts Now!
Bryce Donovan: UNCUT
Do You Have the "X Factor?"
Valentine's Day... or Not
Sex in OUR City—Grit Quiz!
Single in OUR City—Poll Results and Much More!
See Shovels & Rope Rock on David Letterman
UPDATE: Grit Blogger Carolyn Evans Talked Dirty This Morning on The Doctors... See It Here
Party Pics from the Charleston Grit Blog-Worthy Holiday Bash
And The Gritty Awards Go To...
Aaand the Holidays Are Here!
Rename Home Team’s Signature Spirit
Why They Married Here...
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Marry in Mount Pleasant
Share Your Story From the PGA Championship
Help Pick the Cover!
Gritty Awards Party Pictures!
And The Gritty Award Winners Are...
Blog(gers) of the Week
It's Boot Season Downtown
Sexiest Bathroom in Town?
Booze Banned on Folly... Party Foul or Fair Call?
Prep Perfection... Okay, Over-Perfection
Calling All Shutterbugs...
"Must See" This... If Only for a Bit of Nostalgia
You Might Need a New Sport
From the Bachelor Pad to Wedding Bliss
Finders Keepers? Not So Much...
Fashion Report on... NASCAR?
Photos of the Charleston Grit Launch Party
Vote for the New Poe's Burger Today
$1 Sweaty Yoga Mat For Sale
Fall From Grace? Never!
Top 5 Rising Chefs in the U.S.
Come On, Bubba, Pull Yourself Together
Forks Over Knives Documentary: Free Screenings Monday
Something Stinks in Mt. P
Ridiculously Photogenic Guy's Now A Small Screen Star
Sea Monster Ashore on Folly?