April 2016



Line in the Sand: Should the RBC Heritage have more or less golf?

BARRY KAUFMAN With all due respect to the many professional golfers who may be reading this—to the years of dedication they have poured into their craft, to the mental toughness and stamina it takes to give so much of themselves in achieving greatness, and to the…
Author:Barry Kaufman & Courtney Hampson



Jazz Royalty: Legendary Chick Corea to Perform at the Arts Center April 5

Chick Corea has attained icon status in the world of music. This legendary keyboardist, composer and bandleader is a DownBeat Hall of Famer and NEA Jazz Master, as well as the fourth-most nominated artist in Grammy Awards history with 63 nods and 22 Grammy wins,…
Author:Andrea Gannon



Executrix: Taking Charge of the Lowcountry Music Scene

Spring is upon us, and that means it’s time to get ready to get back to enjoying the beach, the coastal scenery, the food, and the festivals that make living in the Lowcountry a pleasure. But locals and tourists are discovering that outstanding live entertainment…
Author:Kent Thune



Beach Bum Tan:Getting a Warm Healthy Glow

It was less than 100 years ago when tanning became a “thing,” and we have Coco Chanel to thank. Lifestyle and fashion trendsetter in so many ways, Chanel actually stumbled upon this one. It was the 1920s when she accidentally got sunburned visiting the French…
Author:Kitty Bartell



The Island’s Only In-Water Boat Show Returns in April

As tourists begin planning their summer vacations to Hilton Head Island, locals and annual visitors begin planning excursions on our warming waters. Just as the early signs of spring start popping up everywhere, from the annual return of osprey to the azalea blooms, Hilton Head…
Author:Special to CH2



Coastal Bliss: Boho Chic Style and Social Media Savvy

Coastal Bliss customers show off their new looks for the RBC Heritage on the 19th Hole in Harbour Town. This year’s tournament, in its 48th year, runs from April 11-17 in Sea Pines Plantation. For more information on the charities the golf tournament supports and for…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Coastal Pools: Building on Your Investment

The sun has reached its apex over a perfectly clear day on Hilton Head Island. The temperature is expected to peak at about 85 degrees and winds are luffing gently, evident only in the drifting tops of the palms and pines. A bird’s eye view…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Editor’s Note: April 2016

As I perused our latest literary creation, I noticed three themes emerging; golf, epicureanism and real estate. Which is good, because that’s what we had on the schedule to cover this month. So I guess we did our job. Whew! Let’s go ahead and address the…
Author:Maggie Washo



Two Chefs, One Concept

Chefs Clayton Rollison and Brandon Carter would describe FARM’s takeover of Lucky Rooster one-night event as, “two chefs, one concept—seasonal, sensible food.” And yet, as I watched them prep for the evening—Indie rock music sharing the air with the rooty aroma of fresh de-veined collards and…
Author:Becca Edwards



A Sampling of Scholars: The Heritage Foundation Scholarship Program

Back in April, 1993, Hilton Head High School senior Michael Brasseur was standing near the cannon on the 18th hole at Harbour Town Golf Links. After the cannon went off, signaling the official start of the Heritage, he remembers Payne Stewart and several other Tour…
Author:Paul deVere



Home Inspections

It’s perfect. The charming porch leads to the grassy-green front door, which leads to the airy foyer where curving, wrought-iron railings lead to the cozy upstairs bedrooms. The foyer opens to the best-ever, kitchen-living room-fireplace-massive dining area, all overlooking the negative edge pool, overlooking the…
Author:Kitty Bartell



A Note From Our Mayors

A Note from David Bennett Hilton Head Island Update Spring is indeed the season of new beginnings, April is simply “TARTANIC” and I truly want everyone to “like” me. This may sound like a jumble of thoughts to you, or perhaps even incoherency, but each piece relates…
Author:David Bennett & Lisa Sulka



Two Heritage Champs Chime in on Hilton Head Island

When PGA Tour pros were asked to list their favorite tournaments, The Masters topped the list. That’s sort of a no-brainer. Number two was The Heritage. For the 100,000-plus fans of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing, the tournament’s second place finish was also a…
Author:Paul deVere



Quitting Golf

There is no logical reason for this. None. It is a Saturday morning, 7:10 a.m. Your tee time is at 8:10 a.m. If you scramble, you have a choice between breakfast (cold cereal, juice and a day-old bagel) or a shower. Since you may be with…
Author:Paul deVere



Agency: Critical When Buying or Selling Real Estate

It’s Saturday morning. The sun is shining; the coffee has brewed, and the day ahead seems filled with unlimited possibilities. You and your significant other spent Friday evening enjoying a bottle of wine while perusing real estate on the Internet. Renting has been a pretty…
Author:Kitty Bartell



10 Last Minute Tax Tips

Still haven’t filed your 2015 taxes? You may be a procrastinator, or you may have perfectly good reasons for filing this late in the tax season, but at least you’re not alone. According to the Internal Revenue Service, 20-25 percent of all Americans wait until…
Author:Kent Thune



The Greenery, Inc.: Meaningful Giving

Lee Edwards, president of The Greenery Inc., addresses the landscaping team after the Arts Center beautification project. Kathleen Bateson, CEO of the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, thanks the volunteers for their efforts. On the morning of February 25, a huge contingent of Greenery employees descended…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Top Dollar Pawn: Local Source for Fast Funding and Fabulous Finds

A picture of Abraham Lincoln of unknown origin and a mountain lion named Sheena are just two of the myriad items of interest that have been spotted over the years at Top Dollar Pawn on Hilton Head Island. You never know what might turn up…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Vegetable Kingdom: Preserving Tradition and a Way of Life

Pat Gallagher and Ann Gassenheimer work in their garden in Beaufort, South Carolina The universe works in mysterious ways, and some people seem predestined to meet their ideal match. This is certainly true for Ann Gassenheimer and her husband, Pat Gallagher, owners and creators of Vegetable…
Author:Lucy Rosen



Virgil Kaine -Chefs Find Success in the Lowcountry and Beyond

If you’ve spent any time in the Lowcountry, you probably have a list of favorite spots to dine and can appreciate the saying “eat local.” But can you also claim to “drink local?” For former chefs David Szlam and Ryan Meany, our area’s famed food…
Author:Sarah Lipton



Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife – W3: A Gourmand’s Delight

Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife – W3, a new spring culinary event on Jekyll Island, Georgia, blends gourmands with nature and nurture, April 22-24. W3 artfully combines legendary beverage tastings of all kinds (spirits, beers, whiskies and wines) with inspired cuisine from some of the South’s…
Author:Special to CH2



Worth: Where Fashion Gets Personal

Modern, luxurious, alluring…these are just a few of the words that describe the clothing designs found in the Worth New York Outlet store. This boutique, located in the Tanger Outlets in Bluffton, offers career, casual, and cocktail styling in a wide range of sizes, perfect…


Yadkin Mortgage: Lending Leadership with a Formula for Success

Sam McGowan III, Jacqueline Alcock, Edward Brown, Melissa Cooke, Bob Cummins Born in Liverpool, England in 1734, Robert Morris, Jr. helped finance the American Revolution, signed the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution (one of only two who signed all three), was…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Realtors of the Lowcountry

Looking to sell or buy? These realtors can help you!

Author:Special to CH2




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