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8:42 am on Friday April 18, 2014

Soft Shell Crab Festival is Saturday

The 11th annual festival arrives in Port Royal this Saturday, April 19, from noon to 5 — with plnty more besides crabs: burgers, ice cream, BBQ, and even a crab race are on the schedule. Here are detail from the even organizers: Spring is the time...
2:47 am on Tuesday May 14, 2013

Photo: A speckled swimming crab at Hunting Island

This cousin of the blue crab was spotted Sunday at Hunting Island.
7:39 am on Thursday April 18, 2013

Port Royal Soft Shell Crab Festival returns April 20

Music, games, and deliciously fried soft-shell crabs: The 2013 Port Royal Soft Shell Crab Festival is set for Saturday, April 20, on Paris Avenue.
6:27 am on Monday June 11, 2012

Planting some nice flowers for summer? Better call the State first.

Flickr User: woodleywonderworks Tommy didn't now the rules and is now facing 10 years in prison and over 9000 fines, all because he wanted a garden in his back yard in South Carolina... Safety first, so they say. There is a new South Carolina law...
6:00 am on Tuesday September 27, 2011

After a four year hiatus, Awendaw brings back the Blue Crab Festival

Image by Flickr user SkipSteuartAfter four a year absence, Awendaw Mayor Samuel Robinson is reviving the town's glorious tradition that is the beloved Blue Crab Festival. For the 16th Annual Blue Crab Festival (and just $2 per ticket), attendees...
2:56 am on Saturday December 12, 2009

Show crustaceans who's boss: It's a snow crab eating contest

Image by Flickr user christinelu.china Want a new 32-inch TV? Think you can eat a ton of crab legs in just 30 minutes? Well then you'd probably be excited to hear about the Snow Crab Eating Contest at the Charleston Crab House on James Island on...
3:26 am on Wednesday August 19, 2009

All you need to know about cooking and picking crab

Image by Flickr user designatednaphour Image by 20090819-crab.jpg Nathalie Dupree has put together an excellent guide on all you ever need to know about buying, cleaning, and cooking with the Lowcountry's legendary crabs. It will be especially...
2:00 am on Tuesday July 1, 2008

Even in Maryland, you'll still feel at home ...

Image by flickr user SklathillImage by 20080701crabcakes.jpg This crab cake is being served in Baltimore, but the crab that it's made out of might be from closer to home ... When Chesapeake Bay crabs aren't available, where do Maryland restaurants...