South Carolina


The Wild Santee

Once the heart of Carolina rice country and the stomping ground of Archibald Rutledge, the tidal marshes of the Santee Delta constitute a natural treasure. Today, a handful of passionate duck hunters are helping to make sure it all stays that way.

Food & Drink

Shrimp and Carolina Gold Rice “Grits”

A Chinese-accented take on a Lowcountry favorite

Food & Drink

Remembering Vertamae

We asked a few of Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor’s colleagues and admirers to share the lessons she taught them

The Southern Agenda

Pat Conroy’s Literary Legacy

Three Southern authors reflect on their favorite books by the bard of the Lowcountry


First Look: Inside Garden & Gun’s New Charleston Storefront

Divided into two jewel box-sized spaces called Hunt and Gather, Fieldshop reimagines the high-end specialty shops of old.

Anne Darby Parker

Arts & Culture

A New Southern Source for Affordable Art

What started in 2010 as an online “gallery” for Charleston, South Carolina, artists to sell their work has now expanded

Arts & Culture

Gull’s-Eye View

A photographer offers rare perspective on the beauty and fragility of the South Carolina coast


A Southern Beach Retreat

How a South Carolina family renovated an island cottage 
to make room for a growing brood of grandchildren,
 guests, and family heirlooms

11 Slideshow


Inside A Perfect Beach Retreat

Tour a renovated South Carolina island cottage

Before and After

Before and After: Returning the Charm to a Southern Landmark

We never get tired of discovering interesting comeback stories about Southern houses with history


Band of Horses Are Riding High

Band of Horses are feeling more than OK

Garden Variety

A Southern Literary Garden

Author Emily Whaley’s Charleston garden lives on

Home & Garden

Southern-Made Maps Blend Old-World and New

Modern digital technology meets hand-drawn art

Arts & Culture

Wild by Nature

A child of the Lowcountry, West Fraser has risen to the top of American landscape painting by charting his own course through the untamed South

Arts & Culture

A Mother’s Day Gift With a Southern Story

Stylish scarves, bandannas, and pocket squares from Charleston, South Carolina

Southern Masters

A Lowcountry Legend: Mary Jackson

With a devotion to perfection and a penchant for innovation, Mary Jackson has taken the age-old art of sweetgrass basket weaving to the world stage


Smokehouse Sanctuary

A South Carolina family builds for the future while preserving its past

13 Slideshow


Inside a Smokehouse Turned Family Home

A South Carolina turn-of-the-century smokehouse reimagined

Editor's Letter

Jamming at the Office

Join us online for our Back Porch Sessions

Anatomy of a Classic

Trout with Spring Vegetables

Pan-seared trout and tender spring vegetables combine for a quick and sensational skillet meal