October 2007



Palmetto Dunes Golf: So Much More than 54 Holes

When golfers say that playing at Palmetto Dunes is “cool,” they mean it both figuratively and literally. While the resort’s three courses—Fazio, Jones and Hills—offer a great challenge to golfers at every level of play, it’s the air conditioned golf carts that have really made…
Author:Paul deVere



Country Club of Hilton Head: Where the Action Is

When you think of a country club, what do you envision? If you are picturing stodgy old men swilling cocktails in a stuffy atmosphere, you haven’t experienced the Country Club of Hilton Head. Cocktails and relaxation are certainly a part of the club experience, and Country…
Author:Linda Hopkins



Coastal Dicovery Museum gets a New Home!

This fall, the Coastal Discovery Museum will celebrate its 22nd year of continuous educational service to thousands of school children, residents, and visitors regarding this wonderful place that we call home. This year will also mark an important landmark in the museum’s history—moving into its…
Author:Natalie Hefter



Health Note: High Blood Pressure?

A Little Weight Loss Goes a Long Way! Hypertension—or high blood pressure—is just one side effect of being overweight. But if you get discouraged thinking of how many pounds you’ll have to drop to make a difference, take heart. Losing just a little weight can provide…
Author:Teresa Jackson



He Says, She Says: Couples Costumes

HE SAYS: Bah…Humbug! Yeah, I know that it’s not Christmas yet, just consider me your handy, dandy October Scrooge. I always get grumpier the closer it gets to Halloween. I’m normally a happy-go-lucky kind of guy, but the closer Halloween gets, the more I’m tempted…
Author:Keith Kelson, Jean Wharton



Beer Talk: Which Brew is for You?

This month, in recognition of Oktoberfest, Wine Talk will be replaced by Beer Talk. According to the latest statistics posted by the Gallop Poll, beer is the number one alcoholic beverage consumed in the United States. Beer is almost as old as human civilization. Through carbon…
Author:Krissy Cantelupe



Beer Talk: Which Brew is for You?

This month, in recognition of Oktoberfest, Wine Talk will be replaced by Beer Talk. According to the latest statistics posted by the Gallop Poll, beer is the number one alcoholic beverage consumed in the United States. Beer is almost as old as human civilization. Through carbon…
Author:Krissy Cantelupe



Ready, Set...Retire?

A Bunny for your Thoughts Playboy Art Director retires to the Lowcountry Back in 1967, Tom Staebler was about to take a job with Macy’s in Kansas City. Then he got THE CALL. Staebler was just finishing up his Master of Fine Arts degree at the University…
Author:Paul deVere



A State of Mind: Discovering Old Town Bluffton

An island, by definition, is a secluded piece of land; separated from the mainland by water. People often escape to an island to get away from their hectic and busy lifestyle. Just to hear the word, “island,” evokes visions of sun, fun and relaxation. Unfortunately,…
Author:Elisabeth Reed



Kid-Friendly Opera

Montessori students to perform Burning Rice Fields On Friday, November 2, 2007, at 7 p.m., the elementary students of Sea Pines Montessori Academy will perform the opera, Burning Rice Fields, at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. “The Burning Rice Fields” is an opera based on a…
Author:Jean Wharton



In Case You Were Wondering...But Were Too Afraid to Ask!

Fall is here, and soon enough, the cold weather will be too. Our season of basking in the sun and soaking up the rays is abruptly coming to an end. And though there are far more important topics to ponder, perhaps you are wondering about…
Author:Lindsey Hawkins



Cars, Camaraderie and Class

Concours D’Elegance returns to Hilton Head Island Ah, the Roaring Twenties. It was a time when the world was on a post-war high, and fashion and industry were at their prime. Life was about glamour, class, and being on the cutting edge of it all. It…
Author:Melissa Koch



Meet Janet White

After purchasing a Jack Russell terrier in 1990, Janet White did what thousands of new dog owners do each year: she enrolled in an obedience class. Janet, however, came out of the class with a lot more than a dog who would heel on command.…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons



Carbs Rule! Sauce up Some Noodles at Just Pasta

Forget about all that low-carb nonsense. Yesterday’s diet fad has died in the face of the facts. No longer a guilty pleasure, it turns out that digging into a bowl of complex carbohydrates is a healthy choice. By itself, pasta is almost fat free and…
Author:Linda Hopkins



Who Will You Be For Halloween?

Staff Assignment:
Come up with creative costumes…before October 31st!

Sccoby Doo…Where are You?

The Sexy Mad Hatter

Put these two together and you get Dr. Pepper!

Charlie’s Angels

Little Orphan Annie

Author:Celebrate Hilton Head



Port Royal Clubhouse Gets an Upgrade

...and the Chamber come to Celebrate! Drive up the lane leading to the new Port Royal clubhouse, and your first impression is that the building is supposed to be there. It fits right in with the large oaks that dominate the lane. It is definitely Lowcountry,…
Author:Paul deVere



Hangin' At the Shroom

Today, great men (and women) continue to the savor the flavor of the slice with delicious dedication. Just ask Kim Boyce of Mellow Mushroom in Park Plaza, who celebrated the pizzeria’s five-year anniversary this past August. “It is hard to go wrong with pizza,” …
Author:Becca Dupps Edwards



Max Stein: Charity's Little Big Man

When the 21st Hilton Head Mercedes-Benz Golf Tournament gets underway this December, you can be quite sure of four things: the tournament will be sold out; most of the golfers will have played in the tournament before; the winners will eat very well; …
Author:Paul deVere



The Truth About Bats

While he wasn’t the first, Bram Stoker definitely was the guy who put a wooden stake through the heart of the vampire bat, and bats in general. Having the blood-sucking, very scary Count Dracula transform into a bat and escape into the night, well, there…
Author:Paul deVere



5 Reasons to Celebrate: Paul deVere

1. He didn’t take the part he was offered in 1971 at the Kingston Mines Theater in Chicago. “Grease” somehow got along without him and he ended up on Hilton Head Island nine years later. 2. He created the Hilton Head Town motto: Praeservare et Prosperare…
Author:Meet the Press



Editor's Note - October 2007

My favorite part of this job is capturing the moment we are writing about (through photography) and using it to spark your interest. When I flip through a magazine, it is the imagery that ignites my curiosity. If the photograph captures my attention, I’ll read…
Author:Maggie Washo




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