Located on Hwy 17 in Murrells Inlet just south of Myrtle Beach and North of Pawleys Island, BrookGreen Gardens offer a plethora of scenes, trails, activities, and the largest exhibit in an outdoor setting of figurative sculptures by American artists anywhere in the world. It's unique as it is beautiful, majestic, and serene...
One "Kemp's Ridley" and two Loggerhead sea turtles named: "Blu" (juvenile Kemp's Ridley); "Atalaya" (80-pound Loggerhead); and "Trawler" (123-pound Loggerhead) were released back into the wild at Folly Beach 5 Sep 2014 at 11:00 AM. The event was scheduled to go on, rain...
Posted on 1st Dec 2014
Category: Family Entertainment
Author: Steve Vail
You could not have asked for better weather. There was a little chill in the air at 9:45 Saturday Morning, as we awaited the arrival of the SpiritLine Harbor Cruise ship. Several others were there as well, with at least one gift in hand; that was the admission to board the ship.
Imagine Summerville 100 years ago. Hardly any paved roads existed, and horse travel was still a primary means of transportation. Only 50 years prior marked the end of the civil war. In 1888, just 21 years after the end of the war, the International Congress of Physicians in Paris...
Wings being cooked up right there on location were from restaurants all over the Charleston and Lowcountry area : Sticky Fingers, Queology, Rusty Rudder, Melvin's, Smoke Food Truck, Kickin' Chicken, The Loophole, Paisano's, Bohemian Bull, East Coast Wings, Midtown Bar and Grill. I did my best to eat at least a couple of wings from each. Needless to say, I got full within a relatively short time.
When I have the opportunity to write about, and feature places that, relatively speaking, very few know about; I am genuinely thrilled. Picket park is just such a place.
The history of Pickett Park and Pitt Street Bridge alone is worthy of recognition and esteem. Now couple that with the park and it's public access to the Inter-coastal waterway along with the Charleston Harbor for fishing and Kayaking, and you have an area of magnificent history, sites, and recreation. Whether bicycling, Kayaking, fishing, jogging, or simply out for a stroll, this park, and the surrounding area has something for everyone.