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5:04 am on Monday February 25, 2013

Human remains found at Gaillard construction site (Update: 37 graves, cannon ball)

Image by City of Charleston An image grab from the construction site's webcam show the heavy rain's effects. (Update 5 at the bottom.) The Post and Courier reports that an archaeological team is investigating two sets of human remains discovered at...
10:54 am on Thursday April 12, 2012

Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

Preservationist and DIY hero Ron Tanner will be performing his one-man show at the Charleston County Public Library. Ron's book FROM ANIMAL HOUSE TO OUR HOUSE: A LOVE STORY tells how  he and his wife bought a ruined frat house and -- not knowing...
3:14 am on Tuesday February 14, 2012

Revamping of Millennium Music building shot down

Image by City of Charleston The old Millennium Music building with its "iconic" metal roof used to once house an upstairs open-air restaurant.The old Millennium Music record store at the corner of King and Calhoun streets closed down in June 2008...
10:51 am on Friday February 18, 2011

Calhoun Street library closing temporarily for maintenance

Image by Flickr user Mr. T in DCThe Main Branch of the Charleston County Public Library at 68 Calhoun Street will be closed from Saturday, February 26th through Monday, February 28th for maintenance. The 13-year-old building’s cooling towers will be...
3:58 am on Wednesday January 27, 2010

City Council approves redevelopment plan for Calhoun Street's East end

Charleston City Council has adopted a controversial plan to redevelop parts of the city's Cooper River waterfront to make the east end of Calhoun Street more like King and Broad streets by adding hotels and multi-story buildings.
11:23 am on Wednesday November 18, 2009

Calhoun Street is getting green(ery)

Image by Flickr user ZevotronImage by 20091118-trees.jpg Charleston Trees, a committee of the Charleston Horticultural Society, plans to plant 100 new live oaks along Calhoun Street from the Ashley to the Cooper River.
8:12 am on Monday November 16, 2009

Could Barnes & Noble be coming to Calhoun Street? (updated)

Image by Flickr user phototakeouterBXImage by 20091111-barnes.jpg Update November 16: The Charleston City Paper reports that Barnes and Noble will officially take over the College of Charleston bookstore in February. First reporting: Rumors are...
8:08 am on Monday August 31, 2009

Could Calhoun be the new King Street?

Image by Flickr user The Alliance for Biking and WalkingImage by 20090831-calhoun.jpg Mayor Joe Riley and the city's top planning officials are pushing to develop Calhoun Street from Marion Square to the South Carolina Aquarium into something more...
5:11 am on Monday July 6, 2009

City looking to revamp Calhoun Street's East end

Image by Flickr user TeecNosPosImage by 20090706-calhoun.jpg Could a new hotel be added to the skyline down at Calhoun Street's waterfront? The city of Charleston is seeking to revive the East end of Calhoun Street from Marion Square to the...
6:31 am on Sunday June 28, 2009

Downtown gets a new jazz spot: Alluette's Jazz Cafe (updated)

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitelImage by 20090515-jazz.jpg Update June 28: The cafe has been dishing up lunch, dinner, and jazz seven-days-a-week for about a month now, and The Post and Courier has added a flattering write-up about the spot. It's a...