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6:41 am on Sunday June 9, 2013

Myrtle Beach committee wants to slow traffic on Kings Highway to increase retail business

The Kings Highway Vacant Building Re-Use Committee is proposing to make Kings Highway slower with the goal of increasing more stops for retail shopping.  Whether you agree with the logic or not, my personal experience of driving Kings Highway is...
4:39 am on Tuesday September 27, 2011

A five-day community meeting aims to better the Charleston Neck (Update: Video)

The "Neck Area Master Plan Brochure."Update September 27: Live 5 News came along for the first day of the five-day community design charrette and has a video from the tour that gives more depth to what's happening and what the hopes are. Watch that...
11:05 am on Wednesday September 16, 2009

Mellow Mushroom opens up rooftop patio (updated)

Image by Flickr user englishpen Image by 3753108990_a9a4a925c3.jpg Update September 16: The patio is officially open today, September 16, at 4 p.m. Drop by for a cool breeze and their happy hour specials of $2 margaritas, $2 house drinks, and $2....
12:38 pm on Saturday July 19, 2008

The building blocks of cities

Image by flickr user GuillermoImage by 20080719legos.jpg You're never too old to play with Legos, and you can even learn about some pretty serious urban design concepts with them. The Charleston Civic Design Center brought together a dozen 11- to 15...