Coach Chad Grier

Chad Grier didn’t become a football coach just because he loved the game. He became a football coach because of his passion for working with young people and being able to make a difference in their lives. The fact that he happened to be good at football and enjoyed playing was icing on the cake.

Brown Fox Coffee

Brown Fox Coffee sits at the corner of Rose Lane and Simmons Street in the heart of Mount Pleasant. Thoughts that come to mind as you approach are “quaint and cool.” It was once a mobile coffee shop and one that was in the perfect spot—right across from Moultrie Middle School and, when in season, the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market.

A Cup of Joe

Oh, fall! We’ve missed you a-latte! Chilly mornings, mild afternoons and cozy evenings. October is coffee season and we’ve found two local cafes to help make it even better. Enjoy a hot espresso after sunrise yoga, as an afternoon pick-me-up, or opt for a hot craft tea to help wind down the evening. In a crunch for breakfast or lunch?…

House of Brews

Sitting back off Ben Sawyer Boulevard, between nearby Old Village and the Sullivan’s Island Bridge, is an unassuming building. The sign in front of it reads “House of Brews.” Inside lies a beer lover’s paradise. There’s beer from all over the world—to enjoy in the courtyard or as you shop—and to take home in growlers. Although beer is the main…

Put Your Best Face Forward

Your greatest fashion accessory isn't what you think. Your skin stays with you throughout your life, long after all clothing, accessories and makeup. Establishing a healthy skin care regime is worth the investment. To help our readers put their best face forward, we reached out to Dr. McClean Sheperd of Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant to get the scoop…

Lee Heyward

Heyward's Publications: Strategically Suited: Your Secret Edge to Grow Sales (buy wherever books are sold) and Get New Clients and Simply Effortless Style: A Real Woman’s Guide to Making Style Easy and Fun. “I inspire people from the inside out,” Lee Heyward says.

Emily Cook — A Dream in Glass

The designs are bold, the colors intense and the lines sharp.

Lauren Messina

“I knew I wanted to be an interior designer when I was eight years old,” says Lauren Messina, of Lauren Messina Interior Design. After years of watching her family make custom rugs through her cousin's company, New River Artisans, and seeing her mom work with high end designers all over the U.S., Messina realized she wanted to be in the…

Mark Bryan

Mark Bryan picked up a guitar at 14 and developed an ear for music—how to play, write, compose and sing it. Bryan attended the University of South Carolina (USC) in the 80s and met Darius Rucker, Dean Felber and Soni Sonefeld. The foursome became the world-renowned and multi-platinum Hootie & the Blowfish.

Three Pegs Trio

For more info about Three Pegs Trio or to schedule an event with them, email them at or visit their website at The sound of classical instruments drift through the air along King Street as a crowd gathers around three musicians performing outside of a storefront. It takes a second to place, but it’s clear they’re not playing…