September 2013



A Dancer for Life

Dawn Rosa Miller has reason to be dancing for joy. Enrollment at her Bluffton School of Dance now tops more than 300 toddlers-to-teens for the first time, as today’s youngsters grow increasing excited about the essential art of movement thanks to mass media exposure. Whether…
Author:Michael Paskevich



Editor's Note

My art director, Kelly Stroud, and I have very different styles when it comes to reading and enjoying magazines (other than this one). I say “other than this one,” because Kelly doesn’t actually READ this one. She mostly just looks at the photos and…
Author:Maggie Washo



Food Fight

Thoughts of summer camp may be a few weeks, or even many years, in the past—swimming, sailing, archery, campfires, mosquito bites, and food fights. Some fond (or not so fond) memories may have faded; however, memories of the requisite camp food fights remain vivid. Squirting…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Food Section: Dinning Guide

Bistro 17 17 Harbourside Lane (843) 785-5517 www.bistro17hhi.com Bistro 17 is a cozy, waterfront French café, located to the right of Neptune’s statue, overlooking picturesque sunsets of Shelter Cove Marina. They offer an incredible lunch and dinner with live music seven nights a week. They are also kid-…
Author:special to CH2



Trufficulture: A 30 Year Symbiotic Celebration

Hunting for truffles is a rather dirty business. It requires the unrelenting enthusiasm of a snorting, sniffing, scavenging particular breed of pig or the well-trained nose of a willing hound to forage through the woodlands, beneath fallen and rotting leaves, where, nestled between the roots…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Tim Matheson: Gypsy Soul Finds a Home

Tim Matheson describes himself as a bit of a gypsy. Not the kind with a bandana on his head and a painted wagon for a home, but the acting and directing kind with a varied and long résumé of work, and a series of camper…
Author:Kitty Bartell



The C2 Thrift Guide

Brass Tea Kettle $8 Calhoun Station Thrift 77 Pritchard Street – Bluffton 843.757.5191 Red Heel Pumps $5 Calhoun Station Thrift 77 Pritchard Street – Bluffton 843.757.5191 Black Lantern $4 God’s Goods Thrift Store 53 Persimmon Street Suite 103 – Bluffton 843.757.2024 Fleur de Lis Keychains $5 each Church Mouse Thrift Arrow Road – Hilton Head Island 843.785.2322 Striped Belt $2 Palmetto…
Author:Special to CH2



Bluffton Rocking the Block: Fun for the Whole Family

It is very rare to find a place where you can go on a safari, meet a few reptiles, hang out with a monkey, a camel and a panther, get your face painted, and jam out to the number-one Journey tribute band in the country.…
Author:Lily Bartell



What you need to know about: Obamacare Part 2

Last month’s article on the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” focused on what individual Americans need to know about the ACA and the new mandate for individuals to obtain health insurance that begins on January 1, 2014. This month’s article will…
Author:Lew Wessel



Tips from a Golf Pro:The Cost of Ill-Fit Golf Clubs

As youngsters, we are taught that we can do anything we want so long as we put our minds to it. However, there are costs associated with obtaining the things we want. Sometimes the cost is sacrificing something; sometimes it is suffering through a bad…
Author:Pete Popovich



Q&A With Andrew Rein

For more than 60 years, Hargray has been connecting area residents to each other and the world, growing from a local phone company to an industry leader providing a full suite of services, including high-speed Internet, digital television, and telephone service. Andrew Rein, vice president…
Author:Harper Smith



Eco-Home: Easy Ways to Go Green

Pick your favorite chair or sofa, sit back, relax, and look around your home. Notice how your kids, pets, spouse or significant other interact with the space. Maybe you listen to the sound of bare feet or paws slapping on wooden floorboards. Then, reflect on…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



Italian-American Club of Hilton head to Host 5th Annual Festival

This year’s annual Italian Heritage Festival will be held Saturday, September 21, at Shelter Cove Community Park, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. With activities such as stickball, food prep demonstrations, Bocce demonstrations, dunk-tank, grape-stomping, silent auction, genealogy/Italian heritage booth, and both live Italian music and local…


Line in the Sand: Media Sensationalism of High Profile Court Trials Good or Bad for Society?

Frank Dunne, Jr. It had to happen sooner or later. No existentialism (or was it metaphysics?) like last edition and no movies like the one before. Today we circle back to issues that raise the ire. We’re talking about wall-to-wall sensationalized media coverage of high profile…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr. & Courtney Hampson



Mayors

Looking Back 350 and 30 Years Drew Laughlin I think it’s fair to say that Captain Hilton would be surprised by two things: First, he would marvel at the development of the island and, second, he would marvel at how we managed development in such a way…
Author:Drew Laughlin & Lisa Sulka



Gray Divorce: The Financial Implications of Untying the Knot later in life

Baby boomers have long been trendsetters in American society. Today, the generation defined by independence and the rejection of traditional values is once again challenging a long-standing societal norm, with couples initiating divorce well into their “golden years.” This trend of individuals age 50 and…
Author:Emily Johnson



What are Varicose Veins?

Your veins are designed as one-way tubes that carry blood back to the heart after it has been pumped away from your heart by your arteries. To do this, veins have to work against gravity. One-way valves in the veins assist with this transportation of…


B-Social

League of the HHSO Presents “Kitchens of Note” Tour The League of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra is hosting their first-ever tour of six fabulous kitchens in Wexford and Long Cove on Sunday, September 29, 2013 from noon to 4 pm. Each kitchen will host a…
Author:Special to CH2



Series of Fortunate Events

A Big Achievement Danielle Jeffcoat of the financial services firm Edward Jones on Hilton Head Island recently won the firm’s exclusive Spirit of Partnership Award for outstanding performance during 2012. Welcome to the Team Foundation Realty, a Hilton Head Island-based Real Estate firm, is pleased to announce the…
Author:Special to CH2




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