July 2018



You Will Be Dancin’ – Yeah!

In the late 1970s, the Bee Gees won five Grammys, including Album of the Year with the soundtrack Saturday Night Fever. This legendary group, with a few other artists, ushered in the disco era, and “Stayin’ Alive” became its anthem. That same mega-hit opens Saturday Night…
Author:Andrea Gannon



Sailing to St. Catherine’s

The old pivot switch was a mainstay during our youth. Exam time and you’ve skipped class one too many times? Time for the pivot switch, make a pot of coffee and cram. Not into a boyfriend/girlfriend anymore? Time for the pivot switch via “It’s me,…
Author:Becca Edwards



Dad Life: Road Trip!

School is out for the summer, and for those of us with kids that can only mean one thing. Well, actually it means several things, like increased childcare expenses, skyrocketing grocery bills, and enduring the wicked summer heat in the name of getting the little…
Author:Justin Jarrett



Come, Sit, Stay Awhile: Canine-friendly restaurants

Raise your hand if you have made a visit to the drive-through at the bank or passed through Mickey D’s with your faithful canine companion perched on the arm rest, balancing somewhere between calm and crazed, in anticipation of a bank biscuit or a salty…
Author:Kitty Bartell



July 2018 Editor's Note

Until three weeks ago, I had never tried a lobster roll in my life. Now I hail from New York, in somewhat close proximity to all of those Maine crustaceans, so I’m not sure how I missed out on this gastronomic delight for all of…
Author:Maggie Washo



Fresh Produce

Like a patch of juicy strawberries in a summer garden, there’s a new boutique brightening the porch of shops circling Harbour Town Yacht Basin in Hilton Head Island’s Sea Pines Resort. Filled with color, and fun, and a classic summer style, on April 2, Fresh…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Musicians in Bathrooms: A Q&A Series with Local Artists

Musician: Taime Downz Band: Silicone Sister What’s your sign? Aries if we are talking that kind of “sign.” My favorite sign is actually a stop sign, because it’s red. I like red. Most underrated song that in your opinion should be a classic. “Attics of my life” on the…
Author:Special to CH2



For a Healthier, Happier Life, Add Water: A deep dive into the benefits of being on, in or around the water

From the time I was a small child, I took to water like a tadpole on its way to frogdom. I spent my summers wading through rocky creeks in the woods behind our house, running in and out of the lawn sprinkler, and practicing my…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Line in the Sand: “For the times they are a-changin’.”

Opinion 1: Barry Kaufman The Town of Hilton Head Island recently wrapped up its strategic visioning process, and as usual everyone has themselves worked up in an absolute tizzy over it. We get worked up into a tizzy so often around here, I feel like everyone’s…
Author:Barry Kaufman & Courtney Hampson



A Note From Our Mayors

A Note from David Bennett HEAD ON Hilton Head Island enjoys a worldwide reputation as a fabulous place to visit, and recently a project to enhance our residents’ quality of life shined a national spotlight on us too. The town, in partnership with the Hilton Head Island…
Author:David Bennett & Lisa Sulka



Mixx on Main: Something for Everyone

Sizzling Sirloin 10 oz. Sirloin Steak seasoned & grilled to perfection served sizzling hot on an iron skillet with house potato and vegetables. Great neighborhood restaurants all have a birthday … the day they first opened the doors, fired up the grill, poured some beverages, and welcomed…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Outside Acquires Pau Hana Sailing Catamaran: Launches New Experiences

With a reputation as “the ultimate sailing experience,” The Pau Hana (Hawaiian for “end of day”) has a new home and new owners. Outside Brands (Outside Hilton Head) purchased the vessel in 2017, moved the boat to Shelter Cove Marina, and is providing fantastic experiences…
Author:Special to CH2



Too Belles: Absolutely!

Jackie Wells-Lindstrom and her “too belles” Madelyne & Chloe Wells enjoy a picnic at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn Livingston Dress by Lauren James – $134, Floral Knot Dress by Draper James – $98, Seersucker Ruffle Dress by Draper James – $150. All…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Catch the Breeze: Got a dollar in your pocket and a place to be? Get on the trolley.

Ah, summer on Hilton Head Island. That majestic time of year when the trade winds blow, the sun sticks around for a few more hours every day, and “This idiot won’t let me into his lane; Can you not see my blinker?!” So, there might be…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Wild Birds Unlimited: Enrichment and Appreciation Through Understanding

On July 21, the team at Wild Birds Unlimited on Hilton Head Island will be welcoming some special guests for a visit with their friends and customers. Lowcountry Raptors, a 501©(3) that promotes awareness and fosters a connection between people and birds of prey, travels…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Food Trucks

Bridgette Frazier (Chef B) with her signature dish, the Backus Bowl. It’s a scientifically proven fact that humans are predisposed to love trucks carrying food. The evidence? The unmistakable joy on the face of every child who has ever seen (or heard) an ice cream truck…
Author:Justin Jarrett



A Fourth of July Picnic with Blake & Christina of Coastal Bliss

On Blake & Christina Zaira Dress by Tart $140 (Blake), Amani Romper by Cupcakes & Cashmere $120 (Christina) On Jimmy, Christina, Brad, Sherry & Blake Avila Polo by Linksoul $72, Oliver Shorts by Johnnie-O $72 (Jimmy), Marla Maxi Dress by Cleobella $178 (Christina), Cotton Linen Shirt by Surfside…
Author:Special to CH2



Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina celebrates 30 Years of HarbourFest

Snap, crackle, pop! Boom, sizzle, pow! It’s not a cereal, a superhero, or a summer thunderstorm; it’s the sound of fireworks dancing in the night sky over Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Bombs are bursting in air as the popular Mediterranean-style waterfront venue celebrates 30…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



At Home in Berkeley Hall: An Okatie River Contemporary Jewel

Builder: Randy Jeffcoat Builders . Architect: Eric Moser . Interior Designer: Christina Scharf . Lamboo: Exterior and interior wood working including all doors and ceilings . EAC: Interior HVAC . American Paving Designs: Driveway pavers .…
Author:Kitty Bartell



This & That: July 2018 Edition

A Series of Fortunate Events, interesting news and a hodge-podge of other items. You know…this and that! If you would like to submit something for this special section, please email m.washo@celebratehiltonhead.com. If we have room and it’s appropriate for public consumption, we’ll be happy to oblige.…
Author:Special to CH2



Get to Know Your Local HVAC Pros!

Tim & Dana Ferguson May River Home Services What is your thermostat set to? Dana: I have it set to 74 degrees during the day. Tim: When I come home from a long day in hot attics, I set it to 70 degrees. Dana: LOL! That’s why we have…
Author:Special to CH2



Cinemark Bluffton: Movie-Going in Luxury

The movie-going experience has come nearly full circle since Gone with the Wind was released in 1939—a time when theater owners made seeing a movie something special. The story goes … one of the premier showings of Gone with the Wind was scheduled at the…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Seas The Day

Summer is definitely here, and with that comes the heat and humidity. It seems that the only solution for getting through these tough times is to find yourself on a boat. Whether you like to cruise to the sandbar with friends and family or go…
Author:Special to CH2




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