The city (and lower King merchants) are thrilled that work for the Lower King Street Streetscape has concluded, and they're doing a little celebration today, November 12, starting at 4:30 p.m.
Here's details from an e-mailed release:
Please join Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. and Lower King Street Merchants for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:30 PM on Thursday to celebrate the completion of the Lower King Street Streetscape.
In 1998, the City of Charleston began the planning of the King Street Streetscape construction project which was to be completed in three phases. This ribbon cutting ceremony marks the completion of the third and final phase. The Lower King Street Streetscape has provided Lower King Street with new granite curbing with ADA accessibility, bluestone sidewalks, new street trees and lights, undergrounding of utilities in the public right of way, and a newly paved street.
Following the ribbon cutting ceremony, attendees are invited to participate in the Lower King Street Stroll, where shops will be open late, and dine in one of the wonderful restaurants of Lower King Street.
NOTE: In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held inside 145 King Street (near corner of King and Queen) in the lobby.
Just don't forget to bundle up, we're getting down to 48 tonight.