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BY: Ellen McGauley
Have you been to the new Mount Pleasant shop yet? If not, here's your chance: all the details about the venerable design shop's Open House (cocktails and a 20% discount included!)
BY: E. Louise
I turned in this essay on Bravo's reality show to Charleston magazine, blissfully unaware that the term "money shot" originates in... porn
BY: E. Louise
Again. Hunker down with these top-notch stormy pics and some rainy day inspiration... what will you do when the sky opens up? (photos by Melinda Monk)
BY: E. Louise
"We don’t live in the information age. That would be an insult to information..." Have we become the communication equivalent of big-box stores? Pumping out cheap drivel? 5 WAYS we can sound smarter
BY: E. Louise
What do men REALLY want? I've got an all-star (sort of...) panel of dads to tell you—hilarious answers, and some useful ones too (hints: beer, music, homemade stuff, beer, done)
BY: E. Louise
In a bind? I asked about 30 moms to weigh in on the best Mom's Day treats you’re not thinking of. And the really GOOD ideas are easier than you think...
BY: E. Louise
Folks, we have a hell of a weekend ahead of us.... One. Hell. Of. A. Weekend. Here’s to Uncle John and his Wolverines, the Bridge Run, and a Beilein sweep of them both (sort of)
BY: E. Louise
The guy who clicks LIKE when your husband leaves you, the unabashed narcissists, the Toddlers & Tiaras parents... Here it is, the TOP 5 things nobody wants to see on Facebook, but already has...
BY: E. Louise
Why are we showing the world our food? What UNIVERSE are we in with all the "selfies?" I emailed 20 or 30 people and asked what they consider the worst offenses. Here's the first, horrifying half:
BY: E. Louise
Last week's arrest of our own hometown Bernie Madoff redefined the term "wedding crasher." Are wiseguys and raging opportunists around ever corner? One author says yes.
BY: E. Louise
The Daily Beast just ranked Charleston the #4 Drunkest City in America (ahead of New Orleans AND Vegas, mind you). What do you think? Shall we sober up or belly up and have another?
BY: E. Louise
The mischievous spirits of Charleston’s past: This one bunked with me in an old South-of-Broad Victorian for a year—smoking, throwing rocks, and generally testing the bounds of Southern decorum
BY: E. Louise
100 different wines, zero complaints—here's a quick stroll through the Autumn Affair at Lowndes Grove I attended last Thursday, which served up a whole lot of LOCAL
BY: E. Louise
He was sneaky, wasn't he? Like a sloppy drunk, he busted into my house yesterday unannounced and trashed my little digs on Queen Street
BY: E. Louise
I beg to differ. That, and three other big reasons why I never made it to the Olympics Games
BY: E. Louise
A family reunion, summer camp-style—complete with basketball, climbing walls, fishing derbies, and fireworks—serves as a good reminder of how to live year-round
BY: E. Louise
Here they are: the brazenly bad behaviors, the flagrant fouls, the egregious offenses that will earn guys and gals alike “undateable” status among our surveyed singles
BY: E. Louise
Last week, we heard all about local gals’ dating pet peeves. Here is the gentlemen’s side of the story....
BY: E. Louise
I asked more than 50 unmarried locals to dish on their biggest romantic turn-offs. Gentlemen, here’s what the girls had to say.
BY: E. Louise
I may have found the true Palmetto State prize in the Nikki Haley beat-down heard (and seen) 'round the world, and it didn't fall out of the governor's paper mache face
BY: E. Louise
That's what Coastal Living magazine claims, but if you ask me, something's a little fishy. Kiawah's a lot of things, but Barefoot, Slap-Happy SeasideTown USA?
BY: E. Louise
...Go next door, Joan Crawford famously said. That quote is neither here nor there, just a favorite of mine, but how about this iconic image and a few sit-back-and-relax words to end the week
BY: E. Louise
I woke up early yesterday morning. Maybe it was a bit of restlessness that got me up at first light. A dream that rocked me from sleep. Or maybe it was the bat in my hair...
BY: E. Louise
We Bridge Run veterans think we know it all. All the 1,956 douchey things you can do during a race that irritates/fascinates the rest of the pack. But I heard a new one today....
BY: E. Louise
You hear plenty of chatter in this town about the, ahem, dating habits of Charleston's gentlemen. Whether the bad rap's well-earned or heartlessly inflated, this guy isn't doing much to raise the bar
BY: E. Louise
Last night, I was sick of politics. Fed up with the over-coverage, the polls that read like stock tickers, the media. Then I found this...
BY: E. Louise
Last month, my mother held a family contest. The fact that my brother never named his fishing boat was apparently a topic of some concern for her....
BY: E. Louise
It's a tough call, and us children of the 80s have it bad when weighing in on this gal's legacy (somehow, Jacko's was a little easier)

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