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Charleston's New Mayor Faces Big Challenge

by Golden Bear Realty on Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 12:00pm

On January 11, 2016, John Tecklenburg will be sworn in as Charleston's first new mayor in forty years. Many residents of Charleston are wondering what Tecklenburg's leadership will look like, especially after Mayor Joe Riley's decades of service. One of Tecklenburg's biggest challenges as he helps C

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These Charleston Shows Will Put You in the Holiday Spirit

by Golden Bear Realty on Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 12:00pm

Charleston theaters are packed with holiday spectacle at this time of year. There may not be snow on the ground, but you can still get into the holiday spirit with one of these local performances. Some of them happen every year, and some are brand new, and there's sure to be something among them th

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Charleston Man Has Served Up Unusual Meats for 20 Years

by Golden Bear Realty on Friday, November 27th, 2015 at 12:00pm

Leroy Lowder has lived in the Lowcountry for the past 40 years, and for almost half that time he has raised rabbits to be sold to hungry customers. His company, Rabbits Ltd., is still known by the name, but Lowder no longer raises hare. But that doesn't mean he's not still trying to expand the culin

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The First Thanksgiving Was in Florida

by Golden Bear Realty on Thursday, November 26th, 2015 at 6:12pm

Hopefully everyone had a great Thanksgiving yesterday, and got a chance to pig out without taking it too far. We all know that Thanksgiving is supposed to commemorate a historically significant meal shared by Pilgrims and Native Americans in Massachusetts, but that famous dinner was not really the

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5Church is the New Star of Market Street

by Golden Bear Realty on Thursday, November 26th, 2015 at 12:00pm

The former Church of the Redeemer on North Market Street in Charleston has been a bar for awhile now: the Mad River Bar & Grill called it home for a long time. But now, the newly-renovated space plays host to 5Church Charleston restaurant, and the church has fully embraced a look of pure gothic

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Helping Every Family Celebrate Thanksgiving Right

by Golden Bear Realty on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 5:00pm

Thanksgiving is a holiday that celebrates family togetherness and the spirit of generosity. Unfortunately, not every family has the means to celebrate Thanksgiving in the way they would like to. Fortunately, there are organizations that help families in need have the Thanksgiving of their dreams ev

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A Charleston Artist Comes Home

by Golden Bear Realty on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 at 12:00pm

Three years ago, Charleston native and abstract artist Tim Hussey left the Lowcountry for Los Angeles. The one-time art director of magazines like Garden & Gun, Outside, and GQ was looking for new challenges. Now, though, Hussey has moved back to Charleston and is ready for his return show at th

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Museum Swap Brings Van Gogh to West Palm

by Golden Bear Realty on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 5:18pm

The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach recently loaned two paintings by renowned Impressionists Paul Gauguin and Claude Monet. While we’ll be sad to see those master works leave Palm Beach, the Norton received two even more exciting paintings in exchange for the Gauguin and Monet. The mos

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The Easiest Way to Find Charleston's Best Barbecue

by Golden Bear Realty on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 12:00pm

Looking for some succulent barbecue in Charleston? Destination BBQ has a new and improved website, which allows South Carolina barbecue fanatics to filter a comprehensive list of restaurants to find the perfect place for them. The site allows diners to search by criteria including sauce type and

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Shopping Supports Palm Beach

by Golden Bear Realty on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at 5:55pm

Everyone knows that Palm Beach has some of the best shopping in America. In addition to the global luxury brands that have made Worth Avenue a glitzy shopping Mecca, Palm Beach is also filled with quirky local shops featuring the work of local artisans and fashion designers. The service at these lo

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