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A Look at Charleston’s New Charm

What to eat, drink, and do in the Holy City's hottest neighborhood

October/November 2014

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Designed by the famous Olmsted brothers, Hampton Park is Charleston’s largest green space.

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The fried chicken platter with a trio of sides at Leon’s Oyster Shop.

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Chargrilled oysters and a cold beer at Leon’s Oyster Shop.

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Owner Jen Sample takes a seat at Holy City Barber.

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Zero George, Charleston’s newest boutique hotel, is a quiet refuge.

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Zero George’s cozy courtyard.

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The Junesong Provision at Edmund’s Oast.

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The bartender mixes things up at Edmund’s Oast.

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Coffee and breakfast sweets to go at Brown’s Court Bakery.

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The apple turnover and classic croissant at Brown’s Court Bakery.

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Small-batch sorghum whiskey at High Wire Distilling.

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Roll a few frames at the retro bowling center the Alley.

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The bar at Chez Nous offers a living room-like hideaway.

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Diner is served at Chez Nous.

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A fountain at Allen Park in Charleston’s Wagener Terrace neighborhood.

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The George Gallery is located in a renovated historic home in a largely residential neighborhood.

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George Gallery owner Anne Elkins.

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Pouring drinks at Elliotborough Mini Bar.

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Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the Park Cafe sits adjacent to Hampton Park.

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