January 2018



Catch 22

Distinguished restauranteur, Danny Meyer once said, “A great restaurant is one that just makes you feel like you’re not sure whether you went out or you came home. If it can do both of those things at the same time, you’re hooked.” It sounds like…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Adventure Cove

Hilton Head Island is a destination that has become synonymous with the game of golf. People come from all points of the globe to test their skills against our legendary fairways and rolling greens set amid sub-tropical splendor. But the true champions of the sport know…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Pilobolus:Maximus... Modern Dance...but Much More.

The dancers of Pilobolus twist, turn, contort and glide. But the beauty in what they do is how their spellbinding actions create something even more powerful than movement. Instead, these graceful athletes-in-dance paint portraits of emotion onstage. For 46 years, Pilobolus has brought their invigorating dance…
Author:Andrea Gannon



Bikram: Hot Yoga Hilton Head

At a balmy 108 degrees, Bikram Hot Yoga Hilton Head bills itself as the hottest place on the island, and they are cranking it up another notch. The four-year-old studio’s newest offering is Inferno Hot Pilates, a craze that began in Las Vegas in 2009…
Author:Justin Jarrett



Why the Tooth Fairy Gave Up Grains & Sugars: 
A Whimsical Tale

You may think you know all about tooth fairies. You know that they discreetly appear at night to sneak away your child’s baby tooth, which is hidden under his or her pillow. You also know that tooth fairies exchange the tooth for little trinkets. These…
Author:Special to CH2



Cristina Chalk Rizk: A Healthy Outlook for the New Year

Embarking on a medical mission to India after earning her physician assistant degree, Cristina Chalk Rizk had the feeling her work may have done more harm than good. “We went to help women and children, but were shunned,” she said of the group of all…
Author:Kitty Bartell



The Dad Life—Episode 2

Greetings from The Filthiest…er…Happiest Place on Earth. Actually, that’s not fair. Walt Disney World is remarkably clean, considering the number of visitors passing through, especially at the start of the day. But 50,000 people visit the Magic Kingdom alone daily, and many of them are…
Author:Justin Jarrett



January 2018: Editor's Note

New Year, Same You? As thoughts turn from sugar plums and champagne to fresh motivation for new achievements, I’d like to share with you the Top 10 Most Common New Year’s resolutions, according to a 2014 Com Res Poll: COMMON NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS • Exercise more • Lose…
Author:Maggie Washo



Fit After 40

The other day I asked my six-year-old daughter Camellia how she was feeling. Her response, “I feel like a powerful unicorn ready to rain down rainbows.” I thought to myself, “Wow. I haven’t felt that empowered, exuberant, much less mythical in years.” At 39, the…
Author:Becca Edwards



Harbor Point Dentistry

Smile and the world smiles with you. But if you’re going to get the world smiling, you first need to have confidence in your own smile. Dr. Elizabeth Abell gets that. It’s part of why she went into dentistry in the first place. Growing up…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Invest in YOU! New Hobbies for the New Year

For most of us, January is a time of reflection and resolution, often centering around some negative behavior or habit we wish to change. But research shows that our good intentions often go towards paving a road to a certain undesirable destination. You know the…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Get Covered: Your 2018 Insurance Check-up

While insurance may not be your favorite cocktail party conversation starter, it’s a topic that is on most people’s minds. The recent storms we have weathered locally and the changing status of healthcare in America are just two reasons why ears are perking up, existing…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Island Travel

There’s an old saying, one whose attribution has been lost to the ages, that travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. It makes sense. Cars break down. Electronics become obsolete. But memories—treasured mental Polaroids of grassy African savannahs, black-sand Icelandic beaches…
Author:Barry Kaufman



4 Anytime, Anywhere Workout Moves

Follow along with Myranda, Jake, kristen and Sammi from lava 24 fitness as they show us some great exercises that can be done at home, at the office or anywhere else you happen to be. want more exercises? stop by LAVA 24 Fitness for your…
Author:Special to CH2



Lowcountry Clean Care: Only the Finest Rug Care and Keeping

Gerald Brant repairs a customer’s rug in his Hampton, SC warehouse. If cared for properly, a rug can last hundreds of years—several generations,” said Gerald Brant, owner, and caretaker of some of the finest floor coverings in the Lowcountry. Scales and alkaline levels, and science and…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Line in the Sand: The Last Lecture

Opinion 1: Barry Kaufman As we enter 2018, a year I always assumed would have more flying cars and fewer alarming presidential tweets, it came upon Courtney that she and I should set aside our differences for a month and present our own “Last Lecture.” Inspired…
Author:Barry Kaufman & Courtney Hampson



Massage Envy: Well-Being with a Local Focus

It began as a mother-daughter day in early 2009, when Crystal Hodge, her mom, and a friend met-up in Greenville to treat themselves to a little pampering. Hodge was preparing to leave a long tenure as a catastrophic injury trial paralegal in Charlotte, and her…
Author:Kitty Bartell



A Note From Our Mayors

A Note from David Bennett The End is Just the Beginning The late Stephen Covey’s second Habits of Highly Effective People offers sage advice for any January: Begin with the end in mind. And Hilton Head Island’s recently hired Culture and Arts Network director, Jenn McEwen, and…
Author:David Bennett & Lisa Sulka



Permanent Cosmetics HHI, Inc.: Wakeup with Makeup

Have your eyebrows disappeared? Is your lip line fading into your face? Do you look blank without eyeliner? Chances are you have a drawer full of makeup and a daily beauty routine that sucks up a good hour or more a day. If you are…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Not Your Mother’s New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time of year when we’re bombarded with talk of New Year’s resolutions. Before we go any further, I want you to know that this is not that kind of article. So often “resolutions” are unrealistic. Change can be good, no doubt, but instead…
Author:Audrey A. Klenke, MD, FACS,



Santa Fe Café: Something’s New Under the Stars

I find it exciting that there are still people who don’t know about us and what we do,” said Marshall Sampson, co-owner of Santa Fe Café, the iconic Hilton Head Island restaurant where islanders and visitors have found the true tastes of the American Southwest…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Seacoast Insurance: It's a Family Affair

The Seacoast Insurance Family (from left to right) Ray Craver, Kyle Craver and Kate Boardman In a lot of ways, the owners of Seacoast Insurance have been preparing for today for over 35 years. When his in-laws expanded their Ohio insurance business in 1981 to their much-loved…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Sibling Rivalry Tour

Hannah Wicklund and Luke Mitchell have spent virtually their entire lives jumping from one gig to the next, but rarely have they shared the same stage. Until now. The Hilton Head Island natives and half-siblings plan to play 45-50 dates together in 2018 as Hannah…
Author:Justin Jarrett



The Secrets to Aging Gracefully

Between your 20s and 60s, you begin undergoing the three Ds of aging (whether you like it or not): deterioration, deflation and descent. Although the process of aging is something no one can avoid, it’s not all doom and gloom. If you follow a simple,…
Author:Amanda Ellis



Are You Covered? Local Insurance Professionals

The beginning of the year is a good time to take a look at your financial house to make sure your insurance coverages are where they should be. Do you have a dog? Perhaps an umbrella policy that protects against bites would be wise. After two…
Author:Special to CH2




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