October 2013



Line in the Sand:Should Washington Redskins Change Their Name?

Frank Dunne, Jr. Hail to the Redskins! Not that I give a rat’s rear end if the Washington Redskins win a Super Bowl, the NFC East, or even this week’s game, but I do want to give them a shout out in support. They’re under attack and…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr & Courtney Hampson



Aeroseal of the Lowcountry: Sealing the Deal on Home Comfort

Think of your home as a human body with the heating/cooling system as the heart, pumping fresh air through those reflective ducts doing critical duty as the circulatory system. Punch a few holes in those vital veins and arteries, however, and it doesn’t take a…
Author:Michael Paskevich



Women Through the Ages

When my mother turned 40, we threw her a huge party and had a custom cake with the inscription: “40 Isn’t Old If You’re a Tree.” We thought it was a riot. She was less than amused. Twenty-three years later, I finally figured out why.…
Author:Courtney Hampson



9th Annual Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival

Ask anyone who lives in Bluffton why they live there, and you will likely hear a love story. It’s a shared love for the authentic way of life, laid-back people and fun, funky festivals and events. Their eyes sparkle brightest and their voices become most…
Author:Debbie Szpanka



October 2013: Mayors

YOUR CHANCE TO MAKE THE ISLAND BETTER Many Town Council goals have revolved around improving the economy, attracting and retaining permanent residents, encouraging tourism, enriching our quality of life, and redeveloping island areas. As one possible means to achieve these goals, town council wishes to examine…
Author:Drew Laughlin & Lisa Sulka



MAKING CONNECTIONS AT THE BLUE PARROT FINE GIFTS

It’s Friday. Your week has been crazy with work, kids and “to do lists.” Just when you think the dust is about to settle, you realize, “Oh no! I need to get a gift.” That gift might be a hostess present or for your anniversary,…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



October 2013: Bee Social

Seven Night of Terror The Hilton Head Firefighters Association will be hosting a haunted house again this October at Pineland Station, located at 430 William Hilton Parkway on Hilton Head Island. Last year’s haunted house was a huge success, and this year we’re making it even…
Author:Special to CH2



Charity Corner- Walk to End Alzheimer's

More than half of all Americans know someone with Alzheimer’s disease. If you ask almost anyone, they will tell you about how Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia has affected their family or someone they know. For many of us, Alzheimer’s is personal. We can…
Author:Special to CH2



Showcase Builders at Colleton River

Colleton River Plantation Club launched its Showcase Builder Program in February, 2013. The program features five reputable area builders, and each of the Showcase Builders already has satisfied clients in the plantation. The program provides diverse, high quality home plans for new and existing members…
Author:Special to CH2



Cocoon Fine Linens: Evenlop Your World in Color

Imagine walking into a room without any color. How would that make you feel?” asked Ann Marie Fiore of Cocoon in Sheridan Park in Bluffton. She frowns, pauses and then brightens up with, “Now imagine a room with color—blues, reds, greens, purples, yellows, oranges? How…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



Dr. Horton: American Builders

D.R. HORTON, “AMERICA’S BUILDER,” KNOWS A THING OR TWO ABOUT WHAT HOMEBUYERS WANT. THE COMPANY, FOUNDED BY DONALD R. HORTON IN 1978, GREW FROM A LOCAL HOMEBUILDER TO A REGIONAL HOMEBUILDER AND IS NOW THE LARGEST HOMEBUILDER IN THE UNITED STATES (AND HAS BEEN FOR…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



ELA'S Blu Water Grille

Best seat in the house. Table, I should say. We (Sara, my dining companion for the evening and I) were seated on the wrap-around patio overlooking Shelter Cove Harbour and Broad Creek at ELA’S Blu Water Grille, voted Best Water View Dining in South Carolina…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



EQUILIBRIUM WEIGHT LOSS AND LONGEVITY:THE EVENT THAT MAKES YOU KNOW IT IS TIME TO MAKE A CHANGE

Almost everyone who has changed something significant in their life can point back at the moment that made them realize that they had to make that change. It is that moment when you realize that you do not want to keep doing what you are…
Author:Jim Hines



Tips from a Golf Pro: Club Fit or MisFit?

Last month, we discussed the physical price a golfer pays for attempting to play with misfit golf clubs as they relate to length. We showed how length being off by as little as one-quarter inch could cause a golfer to make swing adjustments that are…
Author:Pete Popovich



Hilton Head Island Celebrates 30th Birthday

Surely you’ve heard the story of Captain William Hilton, sailing on the good ship Adventure, exploring what we now call the South Carolina Lowcountry in 1663. He’d been commissioned by a group of British merchants from colonies in New England and Barbados to survey the…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



Meet Me at Island Car Wash

That doesn’t sound quite right, does it? Meet me at the car wash. Have you ever said that? Meet me at the coffee shop, sure. Meet me at the bar, if you and your friends are inclined to imbibe. But meet me at the car…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



SPRUCE UP YOUR OUTDOOR SPACE

HEAT THINGS UP. An outdoor fireplace, fire pit, or fire bowl will keep you cozy in the cold months and add ambiance to your evenings. THINK LIKE A GARDENER (OR CONSULT ONE). When selecting plants, consider scale, texture, color, sun exposure and blooming season, as well…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



Peripheral Arterial Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Peripheral arterial disease (P.A.D.) affects more than 8 million Americans. This disease is characterized by the build-up of plaque within the blood flow channels of the arteries. Plaque can harden and narrow the arteries causing decreased blood flow to the muscles and organs that the…


Home Section: Taking An Idea & Running with It

“Iwork with legal pads, not iPads,” said David Sewell, Construction Manager at Palmetto Bluff. Barely cresting 40, Sewell embraces technology, but in a world of flying dust, he is old school in his processes. In fact, it is his knack for recording every detail by…
Author:Courtney Hampson



There’s Always Something Going on at the Salty Dog

The annual summer swarm of tourists has abated, once again, leaving Hilton Head to grateful locals and smaller throngs of visitors lucky enough to be here in fall when the weather cools and getting around town comes easy. Such changes are surely cause for cheer,…
Author:Michael Paskevich



SouthCoast Imaging:3D mammography the new ‘pink’ standard

3D Mammography is the most significant advancement in mammography in decades. As a radiologist, I want to be able to offer the most advanced technology available to help my patients. With 2D screening mammograms, it is as if I am looking at a closed book;…
Author:Special to CH2



October 2013: Series of Fortunate Events

Way to Go! Arum Spa and Sonesta Resort is pleased to announce the promotion of Renee’ Rozboril and Samantha Johns to designated trainers. Rozboril is Arum’s lead nail technician and Johns is spa supervisor; both will be responsible for ensuring excellence in service and consistency in…
Author:Special to CH2



Home Section: The Ultimate Kitchen

Julia Child once said, “I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.” This quote might resonate with you. I know it does with me. I was 34 when I finally remodeled my kitchen, and I’ll admit that up until then…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



October 2013: Editor's Note

5 Things I Learned in this Issue…. 1.I am older than the Town of Hilton Head Island. That’s a little bit depressing, but at least we’ll be celebrating our birthdays together at the Community Beach Party at Coligny Beach on October 5. 2.There was a Halloween/…
Author:Maggie Washo



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