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BY: Megan Bryan
Learn to SUP with Ocean Fitness for only $20, or bring your own board and simply join in the fun!
BY: Megan Bryan
Are your kids spending too much time in front of the television this summer? Maybe it's time for surf camp.
BY: Bates Hagood
Another week of surf to keep Folly surfers in the water.
BY: Bates Hagood
Another run of mixed-direction, easterly swell for mid-March
BY: Bates Hagood
A stellar run of cold surf for late February continues during the first week of March.
BY: Bates Hagood
With everyone eagerly anticipating warmer spring surf, early March might just deliver.
BY: Bates Hagood
An ongoing debate about surfboard leashes at Folly.
BY: Guest Blogger
Whether you're downtown or on the beach, there's bound to be sand in your house left from Folly, Sullivan's, or IOP. But that's just another one of the things we love about living in the Lowcountry.
BY: Instant Grit
Swing into Charleston's newest adventure with Wild Blue Ropes, a ropes and challenge course that will test you in almost every way possible. Reward for passing? The best time of your life!
BY: Joan McDonald
I've got 10 great ideas for the green thumbs on your list—we're talking garden totes made from up-cycled sails to South Carolina-made garden sculptures, plus details on a wreath market THIS Saturday
BY: Hunter Boone
Did you go to the star-studded softball game this weekend? My brother played on Team Taco Boy for the annual event to benefit Louie's Kids, and I was in the dugout snapping pics. Here they are!
BY: Renae Brabham
Get ready to switch your clocks. Me, I'll comply with DST change-ups if I must, but mostly I file the rigidity of the calendar seasons in the BS pile. I have my own guide to the seasons...
BY: Erica Rodefer W...
So summer's over—time to pack up the swimsuit and stay inside? Heck no. Early fall's the perfect time to hit the water and try your hand at my newest obsession: SUP yoga. Here's why...
BY: Joan Perry
Nearly $700,000 has been raised toward preserving the centuries-old beaut—here's the story behind why she needs saving, plus how you can help protect the long-limbed gal
BY: Joan Perry
I think he figured if he couldn't see us, we couldn't see him? Meet the shy, but handsome gator I happened across at Magnolia Plantation
BY: Instant Grit
At around 82 degrees, it's been downright chilly this week. Why you should hit the beach this weekend anyway... you know, like all of THESE people did
BY: Cullen Murray Kemp
What I learned at Folly this past weekend, thanks to a family of bona fide beach newbies (tube socks and wardrobe malfunctions included)
BY: Renae Brabham
While I have no desire to be the pond police, I don't really care to witness one of the dim-witted Aflac ducks outside my window get eaten. Welcome to my wild coyote showdown—guess who won?
BY: Instant Grit
Less Blog of the Week, more Charleston Hip-Hop Breakfast Spelling Bee To-Do List: so stretch those hammies & give this list a whirl. Hint: it involves watching a video of Flavor Flav performing in CHS
BY: Joan McDonald
When's the next Colonial Lake-side bash? Coming up in a few weeks—here are all the details, including a bangin' list of restaurants and bakeries on board to sweeten the pot, plus ticket info
BY: Claire O'Bryan
Enjoy the near-fall weather that's (surely) on its way while helping spread awareness of oral, head, and neck cancer. Get the scoop on Sept. 14's Cancer's A Beach! 5K (and Taco Boy after-party) here
BY: Renae Brabham
Answer: A man-made fiasco... Why none of us should be shocked that poop has started raining down in sheets (and tweets, and twerks...)
BY: Joan McDonald
A stroll through Thomas Jefferson's vegetable garden and fruit orchards—plus! A collection of pics and a list of seeds to start your own "mini Monticello"
BY: Guest Blogger
On Tuesday, three rehabilitated sea turtles swam home from IOP County Park. Here are 15+ photos of the big event...
BY: Nate Anderson
I don't understand why people jog down the city's busiest shopping district. I see them, and I want to chase after them and ask: "Why are you REALLY here?"
BY: Instant Grit
You've seen this sudden deluge of back-to-school ads, the "Oh, did you not hear the news? It's Fall, suckers." Ummm, no. RELAX. Here are 5 things you can do to prove it's still f*&^ing summer
BY: Joan Perry
There is nothing like a good street dancing group, is there? Action photos from the show I caught last Saturday...
BY: Joan Perry
Georgia lays claim as nation's "peach state," but that honor may hold true in title only. More on that, plus juicy photos from the Farmer's Market....
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: Instant Grit
In today's City Paper, cycling advocate Stephanie Hunt responded to an article that, two weeks ago, roused (mostly) a collective "huh?" from readers. Can her logic hush the histrionics?
BY: Ayoka Lucas
Spangled bathing suit tops dripping with Americana, 80s-cool neon nods to DJ Jazzy Jeff, harvest-chic overalls—a look at the fads and fashions of the 2013 music fest, down on the farm
BY: Stephanie Hunt
On the heels of summer camp and post-holiday doldrums, I'm going to take my cue from Pooh and welcome summer's season with glorious do-nothing productivity... here's to more doodling, less doing
BY: Instant Grit
What in the hell is a Megabanger Garden in Spring? It's part of Grit's rowdy rundown of MUSTS for the 4th, including show times, the best and worst flag swimsuits, and a wicked sweet surfboard
BY: Instant Grit
Plus, more of Grit's thoughts on this week' infamous City Paper "bike story." We've also got the yoga studio winner and the winner of our 5-class pass. Click here for the results!
BY: Instant Grit
Sitting in traffic for half the day, sleeping in your car: locals weigh in on their big July 4th fails, plus 2 must-have beach toys and... Yep. We've got red, white, & blue Jell-O shots
BY: Renae Brabham
Bugs make me do weird things, like cussing up church picnics... But if I learned anything from this one, it's that perhaps after a particularly trying day, we can still right ourselves and press on
BY: Claire O'Bryan
You read that piece today, right? The one that said the government should be protecting us from our own bikes? Here are a few studies the author missed, plus the part that made me laugh out loud
BY: Devin Grant
It was awfully hazy last night as my family and I waited on the sand, unsure if we'd be able to catch a glimpse. And then....
BY: Tara Guérard
Tomorrow, summer's official. And what better way to greet the season than with a perfect outdoor picnic? Get Tara's tips for one here...
BY: Joan McDonald
I attended an annual plant sale recently and got a peek at a wonderful selection of native plants. I'll tell you all about that, plus why planting natives makes life easier

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