USA Today leads you in a journey of Charleston via 39 photos and dialogue. It includes suggestions by some of the local tour guides. I suspect that you will find a suggestion of something that you haven’t experienced.
“NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Non-profit group Metanoia is working to revitalize and preserve North Charleston’s Chicora Cherokee neighborhood.”…”Metanoia’s CEO Bill Stanfield just hopes he can continue building a better future, without losing Chicora Cherokee’s past. “There’s lots of great things happening in the community. We just need to help them grow to make them stronger.”
Metanoia runs on donations. You can give here.
“News 2’s 1-on-1 with Kathie Lee Gifford” CountOn2.com
|Future USS Charleston (LCS 18) Set For Namesake City Commissioning|
|By Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs|
“The Navy’s newest Independence variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Charleston (LCS 18), will be commissioned at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2 at Charleston, South Carolina’s Columbus Street Terminal. This event is open to the public, but tickets are required.”
On May 11th, 2018 National Geographic TRAVEL posted “Discover the Best of Charleston: Make the most of your trip with these top ten tips for the “Holy City.” Nancy Gupton wrote:
“One of the United States’ oldest cities, Charleston—nicknamed the Holy City for its abundance of churches—offers visitors plenty to experience and explore. Don’t be overwhelmed: These are our top ten tips for making the most of your time…”
1 – SEE THE BIRDS
2- WANDER THE GARDENS
Read the article for the other eight hints and to read her elaboration on each.
“Wallethub announced the nation’s Best & Worst Places to Start a Career in 2018.
The online business company compared more than 180 U.S. cities based on 27 key indicators of career-friendliness.
ABCNews.com reported that “Barbara Bush spent teens in Charleston, met President Bush while a student at Ashley Hall“
The lovely photo above is only one of the many photos of Charleston in this great article – hint: you will LOVE the one of the Charleston Fountain!
Here is the intro to the article:
“Whether you’ve lived in Charlotte for 10 years or just moved into town, Charleston should be top on your list of weekend getaway locales. It is, after all, consistently named the top city in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure and is oft considered one of the best culinary destinations in the country.
So how does one do Charleston when there’s either so much to cover in a first-time visit, or you’ve been there what feels like countless times? Heed this advice and experience the Holy City with a fresh set of eyes.”
- Volvo Finals of the Volvo Car Tennis Open – March 31 – April 8th
- Summerville’s Flower Festival – April 6th – 8th
- 41st Annual Cooper River Bridge Run – Saturday, April 7th.
The Post and Courier published “Bridge Run, Volvo Finals, Flowertown Festival: A user’s guide to Charleston’s busiest weekend“
A couple interesting stats out of many listed in the Post’s User Guide:
- “95 – percent hotel occupancy expected locally this weekend, according to the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau”
- “40,000 – Number of entrants in a sold-out Bridge Run”