January 2015



The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Presents:Singin' in the Rain

This holiday season, give that special person in your life the gift of classic, American entertainment—a ticket to join you at Singin’ in the Rain. The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina will bring this iconic musical to life Dec. 3-28. Set in glamorous 1920s Hollywood, this…
Author:Laura Jacobi



Ruby Lee's- Heart + Soul + Sports

The problem with conventional wisdom is that it can be too conventional and often not necessarily wise. The bigger problem is that too often it convinces us to not try something, not take a chance, and we’re left wondering what might have been if we’d…
Author:Frank Dunne Jr.



Savannah Harbor Foundation's Festival of Lights & Winter Carnival

When you make a list of your favorite holiday memories, what comes to mind? Driving around looking at the magical light displays, playing in the snow, having photos taken with Santa or drinking hot chocolate and eating s’mores by the fire? The entire family can make…
Author:Laura Jacobi



Indiana Success: A Story Bubbles Up on Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island has a new mayor, and while it may seem to most local residents as an unexpected and sudden shift in the winds of island politics, the rumblings that erupted in an overwhelming 65 to 35 percent runoff on Tuesday, November 18 were…
Author:Brad Bejamin



Luciana Fashion

Makeup: Salon Karma Hair: Shawn Black / Mirrar Salon Models: Quinn Waldrop, Katie Byrum and Preston Hix / Presence Models




Line in the Sand:Is Miracle on 34th Street the best christmas movie?

Barry Kaufman As much as Courtney and I spend the year talking smack about one another’s deeply-held beliefs, you should know that even the two of us are capable of setting aside our petty differences in the spirit of the season. In fact, this year, Courtney…
Author:Barry Kaufman & Courtney Hampson



C2 Fashion

ELEGANT Jon Josef Paris shoes in Black and Champagne Lace – $168 Sandra Roberts Clutch in Gunmetal – $148 Frank Lyman Gown – $295 Roberto Coin 18K gold Doublet Rose Quartz Earrings with Diamond – $4200 Roberto Coin 18K Gold Cocktail Ring with Mother…
Author:Special to CH2



Holiday Traditions

Did you know that in December and January, people around the world celebrate over a dozen different recognized holidays? For example, in addition to Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, there are the Christian-based holidays Saint Nicholas Day and Three Kings Day, Fiesta of Our Lady of…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



Things are Happening at Hilton Head Health: Introducing TRUE Restaurant

Lobster bisque. You know it. You love it. And like a siren’s song this flavorful, French-inspired soup might wreck your weight-loss or maintenance goals—unless, of course, you’re dining at Hilton Head Health’s newly renovated restaurant True. Through sheer culinary magic and mindfulness, True’s executive chef…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are here! It is the season for giving, celebrating, sharing time with friends and family, and, for many people, overindulging. Parties, family gatherings, and an abundance of sweet treats make it easy to partake in a few too many indulgences over the holidays…
Author:Courtney Hillis



The Hair Designers

Owner Mark Goodman and his team at The Hair Designers have created a modern salon in the tradition of the great European salons of the 17th and 18th centuries, where inspiring hosts gathered artists, musicians, and literary figures to amuse one another and exchange ideas…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Giving Back This Holiday Season

Tis the season for giving back! Almost everyone wants to find a way to help others, especially during the holidays, yet many people do not know where to start. There are countless options to assist those in need locally or on a national level, all…
Author:Courtney Hillis



Six Minutes of Professional Courage

My ladder company was ventilating on a flat roof of a three-story wood-framed structure, using 18-inch circular saws. As we were cutting the ventilation hole, we noticed the tar on the roof began bubbling under our feet, which meant the fire had run up the…
Author:Courtney Hampson



How to Enjoy Your Family This Holiday Season

The festive season is upon us, and even though we love the abundance of gatherings, we are sometimes forced to spend time with those special people that we don’t see on a daily basis anymore: our families. In honor of CH2’s 100th issue, we’re offering…
Author:Denise K. James



The Dove Street Lights Return: Experience the Magic again

The Dove Street Festival of Lights™, a Hilton Head Island Christmas tradition for 20 years, is coming back to life at Shelter Cove Towne Centre. “We have collaborated with the founders of the original Dove Street Festival of Lights to recreate the magic of this…
Author:Laura Jacobi



Editor's Note

If not for Randy Levine, I wouldn’t have known it was our hundredth issue. Randy is our tech support expert from Progressive Technology, and has been with us since the beginning of CH2. Before, really. We were talking about updates to the website a few…
Author:Maggie Washo



Honest Food is Chow Daddy's

Menus are written every day. The simplest version, a grocery list, may be jotted on the back of an envelope while stopped at a traffic light: chicken, potatoes, veg, bread, ice cream, foretelling what will be on the plate that evening. A less pedestrian version…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Welcome to Our 100th Issue

It’s a milestone. It’s a story 100 months in the making. One that can be told best through images we have captured of the lowcountry and the people who call this special place home. We present some of our favorite photos from the last 100…
Author:Special to CH2



Celebrate Hilton Head Magazine's 100th Issue

A hundred magazines? That’s no big deal really. If you take a hundred copies of a magazine and stack them all nice and neat, they’ll fit in one box. So what’s all the fuss about? Look at it this way. The inaugural issue of Celebrate…
Author:Frank Dunne Jr.



Old Town Bluffton Christmas Parade

Thanksgiving is gone as quickly as it came, and it’s on to a weekend of football. But after all the big rivalry games have been played, Blufftonians soon turn their attention to a different form of competition—one with fun, floats, candy and costumes—The Bluffton Christmas…
Author:Laura Jacobi



Food & Wine

Christmas holiday season is finally here, and that means different things to different people, e.g. caroling, lights on the fire houses, family, presents, mistletoe, fruit cake, long lines, bad sweaters (I personally have my own hideous collection that I love) and eggnog in a carton.…
Author:Clayton Rollison



The Gift Guide For the Ladies

Sapphires & Leather Gabor Embossed Leather Riding Boots $435 Sapphire Necklace by Roberta Sher Designs $565 Palmettoes in Sea Pines Center Ageless Beauty in a Bottle Pevonia International Skin Care Products and Facial Services Gift Certificates available for the discerning woman on your list. Arum Spa…
Author:Special to CH2



A Note From Our Mayors

New Projects, New Opportunities I would like to update you on several exciting town projects that are underway or have recently been completed. We are very proud to open, this month, a beautiful new park on Skull Creek that provides water access for non-motorized water craft…
Author:Drew Laughlin, Lisa Sulka




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