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FUN FACT: More twelve-ounce cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon are sold at Charleston’s Recovery Room Tavern than anywhere else in the United States.

Chef Reid Henninger waxes poetic on deep-sea fishing.

Visit Charleston's island fortification - Fort Sumter - for a tour of American History.

Botany Bay on Edisto. (Image courtesy of Pinterest)

T. Hardy Morris and the Hardknocks will be at The Royal American December 18th at 9 pm. Ten dollars gets you in to what is sure to be a raucous time. “It’s a fun show” says Hardy “the band has a lot of energy, I’m looking forward to getting back on the road with them. It’s different than anything else you’ll see this year, that’s for sure.”

How, in a city that is heavily stratified by race, income, and history, can one man remain in power so long and remain so beloved? We say thank you to Mayor Joe Riley for forty years of service.

If Ginny Deerin is successful in her upcoming bid to be Charleston, South Carolina’s next mayor, she will make history, becoming Charleston’s first female mayor and South Carolina’s first LGBT mayor.

Guest blogger Tom Isaksen was visiting Charleston from his hometown of Sydney, Australia on the night of June, 17th when Dylann Roof viciously took the lives of nine members of Emanuel AME Church. Here, he remembers the horrifying event.

If white people want to make a substantial contribution to society and the fight against racism, they need to develop an awareness of the real ways it impacts non-whites

As Charleston buries its own, its people personify unity, hope and change. (All the pics are mine and can be used)

Snubbing a poet and beautiful verse is one thing. Snubbing leadership, history, and the way forward is another.

The Gibbes Museum and Society 1858 announce their latest $10K prize winner—weaving evocative hair extensions into questions of race, history, culture, and the fiber arts.

Catch a sneak peek of the Holy City iteration of this hilarious Comedy Central series before hitting tonight's premiere party at The Royal American.

As the weather warms, Charleston's gardens are springing to life, and with it they're bringing the beautiful colors and fragrances that people travel miles to come experience.

Hunter Gardner is back in front of his TV, and along with Jeremy McLellan and Peter Schwartz, he takes a closer look at the dynamics of the Bro Code and how kindergarten crushes work, or don't.

Your trash is my treasure. Blogger Renae Brabham discovered a surprisingly valuable antique in her search through discarded pieces of history, which then becomes a part of her history.

This one was unanimous... give Grit editors a hot topic and a well-communicated opinion on it, and we're in. Read on to hear more opinions and weigh in with what you think of this new release

Brad Paisley's new song, "Accidental Racist," has a lot of people talking. Is all the hype warranted? Is it even good music? Here's my take (and a peek at the lyrics)

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

Celebrating Charleston's prose, poetry and wordy people