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7:32 am on Saturday February 16, 2013

Renovated Lipsitz Department Store space due to relaunch with a focus on art, retail

A year-long renovation of the old Lipsitz Department Store building on Bay Street is nearing an end and the will reopen with more usable space for retail and art use, including an upscale food market.
2:07 pm on Tuesday January 15, 2013

Jack's Cosmic Dogs West Ashley reopens as Mex 1 Baja Cantina

Image by Mex 1 Baja CantinaUpdate January 15: Restaurateur Jack Hurley has officially opened his newest dining concept, MEX 1 Coastal Cantina at 817 Andrews Avenue in West Ashley. According to Hurley, MEX 1 Coastal Cantina will serve lunch and...
5:37 am on Wednesday November 21, 2012

Offering an alternate path for bikers and walkers, first section of Spanish Moss Trail opens

Friends of the Spanish Moss Trail On the marsh crossing section of the trail. The first segment of the Spanish Moss Trail is now up and running. Spanning from Depot to Allison roads, the section of solid concrete "trail" also offers a marsh crossing...
2:56 am on Thursday November 15, 2012

Finishing touches on first segment of Beaufort rail trail for November 20 opening

Flickr user Scott M Duncan Update: The Island Packet's Erin Moody has a follow-up report noting that preperations are coming together for the November 20 grand opening. Local landscaping services company The Greenery is donationg $17,000 worth of...
6:48 am on Wednesday November 7, 2012

Renovations continue on former Lipsitz department store

TheDigitel A photo shows the exterior portion of renovation work to the 11,000-square-foot Lipsitz department store that closed in 2009. This photo of the West Street wall is after the white vinyl siding has been removed and repairs are under way to...
2:12 am on Thursday October 18, 2012

What to do with the old Beaufort rail depot?

Flickr user Scott M Duncan Update October 18: It looks like the answer about what to do with the old Beaufort Depot at the center of the The Spanish Moss Trail won't be coming any time soon. There are questions about the future ownership of the...
3:09 am on Monday October 8, 2012

A trip through history as renovations come to Beaufort's historic Lipsitz department store The old Lipsitz store before its recent exterior tear-down. This time last year the historic Lipsitz department changed hands after closing in 2009, ending a 107 year run. But now signs of change are becoming visible at the building as...
8:57 am on Monday September 17, 2012

Expansive new suite now available at the Restoration On King

Image by Provided A peek inside Restoration On King's newly renovated Suite 201Positioned on the corner of one of Charleston’s most famous streets, the Restoration on King offers a prime location for enjoying the charm and treasures of this historic...
12:52 pm on Tuesday May 29, 2012

Charlestowne Hotels Announces Summer Specials for US Military

Charlestowne Hotels 28 Bridgeside Blvd Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 873.972.1400   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2012     CHARLESTOWNE HOTELS OFFERS SUMMER SPECIALS TO U.S. MILITARY CHARLESTON, SC – In appreciation for their...
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...