November 2019 Issue



Murder on the Orient Express: All Aboard!

“Agatha Christie is not the bestselling novelist in history for nothing, and Ken Ludwig’s adaptation strikes the perfect balance of the cerebral and the comic. Get on board—it’s a great ride.” —Houstonia Magazine

Author:Andrea Gannon



What's Hot in the Kitchen: Notes on appliances from Kathleen Nelson of Apple Appliance Center

Kathleen Nelson knows a thing or two about appliances. She’s been the buyer for and co-owner of Apple Appliance Center on Hilton Head Island for over 10 years, spending her days surrounded by machines built to make our lives easier in the twenty-first century and…
Author:Special to CH2



A Matter of Time: Your home’s beautiful new look doesn’t need to take all year. Sometimes it just takes 15 days.

There are plenty of ways to refresh your home’s look. New landscaping, paint, shutters, furniture, fixtures… the list goes on and on. But everyone knows that there are two places that offer the biggest bang for your buck in terms of a home renovation. Just…
Author:Barry Kaufman



5 Drinks with Logan Cambron: The Chicken Man of Hilton Head just wants you to slow the cluck down.

He’s drinking: Homemade apple pie moonshine (“I’m usually a white russion guy; keeps my bones strong.”) iIm drinking: Miller Lite, from Cabron’s massive pre-cambrian stockpile Every town needs a folk hero. On Hilton Head Island, we have the chicken man. Logan Cambron first snagged headlines for his efforts to reduce…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Going to the Dogs: Captain Woody’s Oyster Roast heats up November

It’s the thick of the R months, which means two equally important things on Hilton Head Island. The first is that the locals have now nearly fully reclaimed the island from the throngs of visitors who flock to our shores. Not that we don’t appreciate…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Eyeland Optique: Fashion for your face

Billy Simmons, general manager of Eyeland Optique rocks a pair of statement-making gold Tom Ford eyeglasses. Both vision-corrective and fashionable, his specs are a conversation piece, which suits Simmons’ friendly, approachable personality. “People say, ‘That’s a great looking frame. Where did you get it?’ he…
Author:Carol Weaver



One of a Kind: Amari Moneé Washington

“No one is you, and that is your superpower.” Eighteen-year-old aspiring fashion designer Amari Moneé Washington sits tall in a makeup chair with visions of Vogue dancing in her head. Trying not to blink while having her eyelids shadowed and her lashes applied, she shares a…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Champagne & Oysters: A Lowcountry soirée hosted by Emily and Anna Pepper

Styled by Gigi’s Boutique
Oysters from Bluffton Oyster Co.

Author:Special to CH2



2019 Gift Guide for HIM

Holidays are right around the corner. Let us help you find the perfect gift for HIM!
Pricing changes and human error occurs. See individual store/ boutique listed for final pricing on all items.

Author:Special to CH2



If the Shoe Fits … Build an Empire: Modern Cinderella not waiting on a prince to deliver her matching shoe

A petite blond takes the stage at the Marriott Hilton Head Resort and Spa in Palmetto Dunes wearing a blue striped shoe on one foot and a coral red shoe on the other. She didn’t get dressed in the dark, nor is she crazy,…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



The friendly faces of Colonial South: Trusted local firm makes its way onto the mainland with new Bluffton office.

It’s an old turn of phrase, but it’s absolutely true: Insurance is a relationship business. These are the people you’re going to trust during your most frightening moments—the day a tree drops through your roof, the day flood waters fill your living room, the day…
Author:Barry Kaufman



The Fall Classic!

Ah, the fall; I love this time of year! The weather begins to turn, football season is kicking off, and best of all, it’s time for the fall classic. No, I am not referring to the World Series, in which I hope to see my…
Author:Matthew G. Kovalcik, CFP



The Pros and Cons of Being a Giver

As we move into the season of giving, it is important to reflect on what it means to actually be a giver—emotionally, mentally and physically. A giver is not simply someone who gives presents or parties. A true giver is someone who invests in relationships…
Author:Becca Edwards



5 Techniques for handling holiday drama

Thousands of people will gather around the dinner table this holiday season secretly thinking, “Uh-oh, here we go again…” or “How can I possibly be related to these people?!” Questions from “Why are you getting a divorce?” to “Who did you vote for?” and “When…
Author:Danielle Daily



Editor's Note: November 2019

The first time I came across actor Josh Brolin’s Instagram account was last year at about the same time he was in every movie that came out. That is an exaggeration, of course, but after seeing him consecutively in Avengers Infinity War, Sicario 2 and…
Author:Maggie Washo



The Reel Deal: Hook & Real brings bayou flair to Bluffton

Have you had enough of the same old same old when it comes to seafood? Looking to kick your classic Lowcountry boil up a few notches? If you are, the latest entry to Bluffton’s booming restaurant scene has you covered, with a Cajun-centric menu bursting…
Author:Barry Kaufman



C2 Exclusive Interview with Kathryn Brolin

Makeup by Sienre

Author:Iain Denholm



Musician in Bathrooms featuring The Chiggers

Thank you to the Island Rec Center for letting us occupy one of their many bathrooms.

Author:Special to CH2



Explore SC: Destination, Greenville

Styling by Kaila Jeffcoat
Hair & Makeup by Courtney Marine
Special thanks to Abigail Geiger

**Pricing changes and human error occurs. Please see individual boutiques listed for final pricing on all items in the Explore Greenville spread.

Author:Special to CH2



The Language of Flavor: At Olive & Fig, mouthwatering cuisine is universal

The Mediterranean region represents a patchwork of different languages, cultures and traditions. From the sandy shores of Cyprus to the rugged terrain of Lebanon, the one unifying factor that binds together all of these ancient peoples is flavor. Cultivated through centuries as the crossroads of…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Invited You to Wine and Dine at The Other Sister's Wine Bar

The Other Sister’s Wine Bar is located in Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Are you craving an escape from your hectic day, celebrating a special occasion, looking for a place to connect with a friend, or scouting out a cozy spot for date night? Don’t waste…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



A Note from Our Mayors - November 2019

Commission Preparing for Proactive Approach to Flooding in Coastal Communities As we come off the heels of Hurricane Dorian, I’m reminded of the precautions we need to take to manage flooding. A heavy rain can drench our roads and create deep pockets of water. Such flooding…
Author:John McCann, Lisa Sulka




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