July 2011



Maintenance for a Year Giveaway!

Maintenance for a Year From Beachside Tire & Auto This giveaway includes: 1 BG Transmission flush 1 BG Brake Flush 1 BG Coolant Flush 1 BG Power Steering Flush 1 BG Differential Flush (if applicable) 1 BG Transfer Case Flush (if applicable) 1 Serpentine Belt Replacement (if needed) 1 Throttle body clean,…
Author:CH2



July 2011 Mayors - Hilton Head and Bluffton

Prepare Now for Hurricane Season Summer is here! Our beautiful weather has returned, and our kids are finished with school. Outdoor activities and events are in full swing, and at the same time, we’re back in hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting…
Author:Drew Laughlin and Lisa Sulka



Advice For Tourists...From The Locals

We polled our Facebook fans and did informal surveys at random bars to come up with this very good advice for all of our visitors.

Author:Special To C2 Magazine



July 2011 Restaurant Guide

Antonio’s Village of Wexford 843.842.5505 www.antonios.net Chef Yuri Gow brings farm to table freshness to this Italian Coastal Cookery. Steaks, seafood and house made pastas and sauces tempt your taste buds while you unwind in this neighborhood favorite. Asian Bistro 843.686.988851 New Orleans Rd The ambiance of Asian Bistro sets the mood…
Author:Special to CH2



San Miguel's

Fusion of Mexico and California offers fun atmosphere, refreshing taste Next time you find yourself strolling along the seashell-encrusted walkway of Shelter Cove, stop and listen for the music. That light, relaxed strumming you hear from a guitar outside could very well be emanating from San…
Author:Peter Zink



Celebrity Chefs: Why all the Fuss?

In the summer of 2002, I moved from semi-metropolitan New Jersey to farmland New Jersey (yes, there are farms in N.J.—it is the “garden state” for crying out loud!), for my ex’s job. While he was working every day, I was twiddling my thumbs trying…
Author:Courtney Hampson



July 2011 Tips From a Pro: The Grip

Few would argue that the five fundamentals of golf are: grip, stance, posture, alignment, and ball position. Without proper application of these, consistent ball striking and scoring is virtually impossible. But of these five fundamentals, which is the most important? As your grip is your…
Author:Pete Popovich



Orchid in Bloom

We knew Orchid Paulmeier as just Orchid—like Sting, like Cher, like The Edge, yes, like Madonna—well before The Food Network discovered Orchid this year. Even before The Food Network promoted their seventh season with the phrase, “Do you have what it takes to be a single-name…
Author:David Tobias



Charity Corner

A Lion’s Pride By David Gignilliat Richard “Grover” Cleaveland admits he was touched last year when he heard a piece of a conversation from one of the campers at Camp Leo, an activity-packed weeklong enrichment camp for sight-impaired youth from throughout South Carolina. “Last year, I overheard one…
Author:David Gigniliat



CH2’s “Top 10” List for Tourists

You’ve made it. After 10 hours of planes, trains, and automobiles, you’ve finally checked into your timeshare villa, beachfront house or hotel room. You have done battle with all of the other island visitors at Piggly Wiggly, Publix or Harris Teeter, and have your morning…
Author:Special to CH2



Money For Gold

Turn Your Unwanted Jewelry into Cash! Sounds good, doesn’t it? And simple. Step 1: Fill out FREE evaluation form. Step 2: Get FREE postage-paid mailer. Step 3 is the best part: Receive a check in the mail! So claims one of many websites visited while researching this…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



A Series of Fortunate Events

Hilton Head Wake Sports Captains Dave Rice and Matt Williams have opened Hilton Head Wake Sports, a watersports charter business operating out of the Palmetto Bay Marina Kerri Mullis Engard Real Estate Company welcomes Kerri Mullis to its team as Office Manager/Property Manager handling long term property management…
Author:Special to CH2



The Luciana Label

With brow furrowed and lips pursed, Luciana Quiroga moves around her client, studying the fabric, the way it drapes, how it moves, and perhaps just as important, how the client feels donning her creation. It is no doubt that this serious approach to her work…
Author:Courtney Hampson



July 2011 Letters to Editor

I live in Bluffton and it isn’t because I want to be near a Best Buy or any other chains or franchises. If I did, I could just move to the island and live near Wal-Mart. Instead, I live among the Live Oaks…
Author:Special to CH2



Paulie's Original Coal Fired Pizza

Some of the best business stories you hear are about the ones that started almost by accident. Like the guy who drops his phone in a lake and comes up with a great product idea, or when somebody messing around in the kitchen stumbles upon…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



Dave Miner

He loves grapes and his girls. And if you throw in a little jazz guitar, Dave Miner is in seventh heaven. The stories of his three great loves intersect often. In fact, it kind of makes you believe that some things are, indeed, meant to…
Author:Courtney Hampson



What you need to know about…South Carolina Income Taxes

When the subject of “taxes” comes up, the discussion is almost exclusively focused on federal taxes and the Internal Revenue Code. While these taxes are certainly the 900-pound gorilla in the room, state income taxes, at least in South Carolina, are more than just an…
Author:Lew Wessel



July 2011 From the Editor

So there I was, minding my own business. I had just picked up a few boxes of our June issue (coincidentally, our PET issue) and was heading back to the office when I found myself in the wrong lane. Was I texting while driving? Absolutely not.…
Author:Maggie Washo



JULY 2011 HEALTH NOTE: Hilton Head Hospital - To Host Healthy Grocery Shopping Tours for People with Diabetes

Beginning in July, Hilton Head Hospital will offer Smart Diabetes Grocery Shopping tours for people with diabetes. Elizabeth Huggins, certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian at Hilton Head Hospital, said the tours are an initiative by the hospital to help promote greater awareness of healthy…
Author:Special to CH2



Look for the Superior Man in the Yellow Van

Operating a heating and air company in southern Beaufort County is a tough business. With more than 80 mechanical contractors registered in the Bluffton and Hilton Head Island area, competition is fierce. The transient client base compounds the problem. HVAC service providers often have to work…
Author:Lance Hanlin



Keep Cool! Have an Ice Cream Cone

One of the many positives of living in a warm semi-tropical climate like Hilton Head is that there is no shortage of businesses providing creamy, frozen treats to satisfy the parched and the hungered. “Ice cream is just a good common denominator for all generations,” said…
Author:David Gigniliat



Backyard BBQ July 2011

Grandpa George’s Buffalo Chicken Dip • 2 (10 ounce) cans chunk chicken, drained • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened • 1 cup Ranch dressing • 3/4 cup pepper sauce (such as Frank’s Red Hot®) • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese Heat all the ingredients above in a sauce pan…
Author:Special to CH2



Nash Gallery

To say that Lynn Alexander carries a diverse selection of American-made crafts at Nash Gallery would be an understatement. A rich, colorful and striking mix of hand-blown glass, metals, ceramics, jewelry, wood and furniture grabs the eye from the moment a customer opens the door…
Author:David Gigniliat



A Line in the Sand: Marriage Needs a Makeover

Marriage is outdated. You can’t deny that there is something wrong with an institution that carries a more than 50 percent failure rate. If a high school graduated less than 50 percent of their students, they would be shut down. If 50 percent of cars…
Author:Courtney Hampson



A Line in the Sand: In Defense of Marriage

Well, well, well! What a fine mess Courtney’s gotten herself into this time. Merely two months after celebrating her engagement to be married, she will now attempt—and fail—to prove the old canard that the marriage institution is “outdated.” Wouldn’t you love to be a fly…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



4 Things to do with Fresh Peaches

Peach Smoothie Recipe • 2 cups ice • 2 peaches, pitted and cut into pieces • 3/4 cup skim milk • 7 ounces 2% yogurt (your favorite flavor) • 1/2 cup tangerine juice or orange juice • 3 tablespoons honey 1. In a blender, combine ice, peaches, milk, yogurt and juice. 2. Place lid on blender and select mix or crush…
Author:Special to CH2



What's in the Bag?

Natural Raffia Straw Hat by Wallaroo Hat Company Fresh Produce – Coligny Plaza Neon Green Sunglasses Funky Monkey Spartina 449 “Sea Island” Beach Towel Men’s Fraid Series Sanuk Sandals Fuel – New Orleans Road Vans “Off the Wall” Striped Backpack Fuel – New Orleans Road Matix “Gusto” Green Swiller Backpack Von Zipper…
Author:Special to CH2



High Spirits July 2011

Oh my stars. July is here and it is hot, hot, hot! Time to head to the beach or lie on a float in a pool and, of course, enjoy a cold libation. Whether it is wine or one of these great summer cocktails, you…
Author:Krissy Cantelupe



Mad Libs/Fill in the blank with Shannon Tanner

Ahoy Matey!! My name is Shannon Tanner but my friends call me Shan Tan the Guitar Man. You may have seen me at Shelter Cove Harbour Performing or On One of my Boat Adventures or Shannon Tanner’s Most excellent Pirate Expedition or Shannon Tanner’s Wacky Wizzle…
Author:Special to CH2




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