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12:12 pm on Thursday April 12, 2012

Walk for Rides

ITNCharlestonTrident invites everyone to join us in our annual fundraising event “Walk for Rides” on April 28, 2012. The 2 mile walk is around scenic Hampton Park. This is a family and pet friendly event with, vendors, food and live music featuring...
11:10 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

SWEET CECE'S RAISES THE BAR ON YOGURT SHOPPES WITH A NEW CONCEPT IN CHARLESTON,

There’s a new level of frozen yogurt coming to town, as Sweet CeCe’s (www.sweetceces.com) plans to open its doors at 99 South Market Street on Wednesday, April 4th . The shoppe specializes in healthy (i.e.: non- fat, sugar free, and gluten free),...
11:10 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

SWEET CECE'S RAISES THE BAR ON YOGURT SHOPPES WITH A NEW CONCEPT IN CHARLESTON,

There’s a new level of frozen yogurt coming to town, as Sweet CeCe’s (www.sweetceces.com) plans to open its doors at 99 South Market Street on Wednesday, April 4th . The shoppe specializes in healthy (i.e.: non- fat, sugar free, and gluten free),...
6:42 am on Wednesday November 23, 2011

My Own Backyard asks community: Are you giving thanks?

My Own Backyard (or M.O.B. for short) is a Horry County based grassroots effort to coordinate several projects that support local artists and the community at large.  There are currently 3 projects: Occupy Thanks is asking locals to write what they...
4:00 am on Wednesday May 26, 2010

A bike lane for Maybank: Group seeks 5,000 signatures (update: group cries foul)

Image by Ken Hawkins/Staff Update May 26: The S.C. Department of Transportation has continued to resist the addition of bike lanes to Maybank Highway, and pro-bike groups are calling for a shakeup at the agency. The Post and Courier has the story....
2:45 pm on Thursday April 9, 2009

The Carrotmob is coming, and bringing a storm of green (updates)

Image by 20090329-carrotmob.jpg The Charleston Carrotmob logo. Update, April 11: We're doing a video, but unitl then: Here are some pictures to tide you over. Updates throughout. Want to put your money where your mouth is and support local...
2:15 am on Thursday February 26, 2009

Carrotmob: We'll buy from whoever will go the most green

Image by Video and still from CarrotmobImage by 20090226-carrot-mob.jpg The notion is that corporate greed can be manipulated to make business go green. The Carrotmob concept is coming to Charleston. What the heck is it? Basically a large group of...
8:10 am on Tuesday February 3, 2009

Momentum building for early voting in S.C.

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitelImage by 20090203-election-line.jpg Downtown polling line on November 4, 2008: Evidence that we need early voting. -- And we weren't even a battleground state. There are no fewer than six bills in Columbia that would...
4:54 am on Monday January 5, 2009

Lowcountry Obama group evolves into political grassroots groups

The "Grassroots Call To Action Group" is holding weekly community meeting in West Ashley to discuss all ranges of political topics from local to international. The group is non-partisan (though, there's some disagreement on that point), and it...
1:24 pm on Friday December 19, 2008

New grassroots group aims to grow Charleston's arts

Image by 20081219-charleston-arts.jpg Child of an open forum at Redux held in the spring, the Charleston Arts Coalition has formed with an aim to unite and foster Charleston's creative minds and organizations, more namely: "the artist, the writer,...

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