Merging Charleston-North Charleston into one economic powerhouse?

Image by One Greater Charleston The map for "Greater Charleston" — the base maps for Charleston and North Charleston are bit out of date, but you get the idea.

Ed Pendarvis has a plan, and it's to merge Charleston-North Charleston into one economic powerhouse.

It's a curious idea for an economic powerhouse that, by comparison, makes the chance for snow blizzard this year in the Holy City seem downright likely.

If that zany idea doesn't make you want to read the Charleston City Paper's article, it's still worth a click over for the entirely disturbing Riley-Summey photo illustration.

Go take a read here.