May 2007



Summer Family Fun on Hilton Head Island

Every summer, thousands of visitors descend upon Hilton Head Island to frolic on stretches of white, sandy beach, dip into the temperate waters of the Atlantic or conquer challenging fairways. Since most of these visitors are families, it’s hardly surprising that Hilton Head offers dozens…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons



Capture a Rainbow - With Clothing from Fresh Produce

Did you catch the rainbow framing 278 a few weeks ago? No worries. Only a seagull’s wing flap away from Hwy 278, in Coligny Plaza, is an earthly array of brilliance incorporated in delightful “Fresh Produce.” No Thanksgiving turkeys can be ordered here; instead discover…
Author:Nancy Lee Honey



Finding a Home - In More Ways Than One

If you are at all curious about a home mortgage or anything to do with a home mortgage, a visit to Pinnacle Mortgage’s website, www.pinnaclelender.com, will probably answer your questions. The site offers more calculators than a high school math teacher. You can be just…
Author:Paul deVere



Friend & Faux- Dazzling Jewelry at a Fraction of the Cost

If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, the new simulates are hot on their heels, wooing women with convincing alternatives that are beautiful to wear yet easy on the pocketbook. In the not so distant past, imitations were easy to spot. But today’s copy jewels…
Author:Linda Hopkins



The New Face of Food & Beverage

Food and beverage jobs have long had a stigma about them, at least on Hilton Head Island. They are considered something other than a “real job”—the type of employment where work is easy, shifts run late into the night and shift drinks are mandatory. The men…
Author:Craig Hysell



MayFest Returns to Bluffton's Historic District

Calhoun Street is known as the artistic vein of the growing Bluffton community, as well as its link to the past. This historic district is lined with eclectic shops, unique eateries and art galleries that sing of Southern charm. On Saturday, May 12, artisans and…
Author:Melinda Copp



Are You A Hero?

Local organization seeks those who wish to make a difference Wanted: Heroes. Must be willing to go the extra mile to make a difference in the lives of others. No prior experience necessary. Salary: NA. Benefits: immeasurable. As founders of Hilton Head Heroes, an organization whose mission…
Author:Linda Hopkins



A Hidden Gem: Dolphin Head Golf Club

If you’re looking for the best-kept golf secret on Hilton Head Island, your search has finally come to an end. Nestled along the waterways of the Port Royal Sound in Hilton Head Plantation lies the Dolphin Head Golf Course. Designed by Gary Player in 1974,…
Author:Lawrence Bergin



New Forecaddie Program adds Touch of Class at Harbour Town Golf Links

John Farrell can hardly contain his excitement. His Irish eyes flash and smile at the same time. “To see the guests’ reactions when they’re leaving and saying goodbye to their caddie, to see them exchanging pleasantries at the end of a round—it’s just awesome,” said…
Author:Paul deVere



Tippie Jaunte 007 - The Greatest Weekend Known to Man!

“Thin” is Minister of Propaganda. “Thick” is the Chief Tipster. “Bulldog” is Offensiveness Coordinator. “Diesel” has a tournament named for him, “D-Day,” where the participants wear the ultimate cliché in the game of golf: really bad clothes. According to Thick, on Diesel’s inaugural outing in…
Author:Paul deVere



Summer Reading

It’s time for that final bell to ring and signal the end of another school year. Sadly, for many students that final bell also signals the end of reading for a couple of months. Sunshine, the beach, and the promise of outdoor fun lure children…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons



Pineland Station Hosts Easter Fundraiser

Easter weekend was chilly by Hilton Head standards, but that didn’t keep islanders away from Pineland Station’s Habitat for Humanity fundraiser on Saturday, April 7. Even the Easter Bunny made an appearance for the event, which was sponsored by the Pineland Station Merchants Association. The event…
Author:Melinda Copp



May 5th - Authentic Mexican Comfort Food

Cuper Vargas is a kind of Victor Kiam when it comes to Mexican Restaurants on Hilton Head Island, with a bit of a twist. Kiam became something of an advertising legend when, as CEO and spokesman for Remington, in television commercials and print advertisements he…
Author:Paul deVere



Happy 100th! Montessori celebratees 100 years...

Throughout 2007, the world Montessori community is celebrating the 100th anniversary of a revolutionary philosophy of education. In recognition and support, 13 staff members of Sea Pines Montessori Academy traveled to New York City in March to participate in the Continental celebration of Montessori at…
Author:Jean Wharton



Sweeten Your Day at the Island Fudge Shoppe

There’s no better place to tickle your tongue and indulge your sweet tooth than The Island Fudge Shoppe. Whether it’s rich, smooth chocolate that melts in your mouth or creamy, fresh fudge made that very same morning that gets your taste buds tingling, you’ll find…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons



Editor's Note - May

The best advice my mom ever gave me was “You attract more flies with honey than you do with vinegar.” Now some of you may be wondering why I wanted to attract flies in the first place, but that is another story altogether. At a…
Author:Maggie Washo



5 Drinks with: Jerry Leonard from the Smokehouse

Drink of Choice: Bud Light, shot of Grand Marnier Tommy’s Drink of Choice: Vodka-soda, splash of cran We settle in at the bar of the Smokehouse, and bartender Chris Mac Neil makes us feel right at home. Jerry has always managed to have very personable bar and…
Author:Tommy Bastek



Latitude Adjustment: 72 Hours in St. Petersburg

Our ship, the Regent Seven Seas Voyager, made a three-day stop in St. Petersburg. Since my husband, Russ, and I like to explore on our own, we invested the required $185 apiece for personal Russian visas. Without a personal visa, you are limited to sightseeing…
Author:Kate Keep



He Says, She Says

One Subject. Two very different opinions. This month’s topic – Cell Phones. He Says: I’m one of the few people who didn’t have a cell phone until recently. If you needed to reach me, my home phone worked just like a cell phone, and I would usually return…
Author:Jean Wharton & Keith Kelson



Wine Talk- Viognier for Mother's Day

Each May, I forage the malls and gift shops, trying to find the perfect gift for my mother—a very particular woman. I usually go for the old standby and order a bouquet of flowers or buy perfume she will never wear. This year I took…
Author:Krissy Cantelupe




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