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7:48 am on Saturday April 21, 2012

Charleston skatepark plan still stuck in red tape limbo

Image by Flickr user kylejackson Planning details were announced last October for a $2 million skatepark in downtown Charleston, but the plan has been stalled as federal and state approval is sought to be built on the city-owned land that resides...
7:36 am on Monday April 2, 2012

Save the date for Children's Museum FREE Fam Jam event!

The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry along with Lucey Mortgage Corporation, News 2 WCBD and Y102.5 invite all children and families of the Lowcountry to the first ever FREE Fam Jam Festival on Saturday, April 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at...
4:01 am on Sunday April 1, 2012

Skatepark for downtown Charleston largely stalled in bureaucratic wonderland

Image by Flickr user kylejackson Remember how planning details were announced last October for a $2 million skatepark in downtown Charleston? Wonder why you haven't heard anything? Well, planning on the site isn't easy — but more concrete details...
1:36 am on Friday October 14, 2011

$2 million skatepark coming to downtown Charleston (Update: In motion)

Image by Flickr user soleir Soon to be seen slightly less?Update October 14: There's still no expected completion date, but the Charleston City Paper is reporting that Charleston County's Park and Recreation Commission has picked a designer,...
1:02 pm on Wednesday June 22, 2011

Hang out with 'The Goonies' at Movies in the Park

Image by Flickr user Jordiet.In 1985, a movie was released that forever changed my life (and the lives of many other young children): 'The Goonies'. And now it's time for you to see that classic film up on a big screen at Movies in the Park! Come...
5:31 am on Friday June 10, 2011

Feel irie at this weekend's Reggae Nights concert

Image by CCPRCJames Island County Park is hosting 'Reggae Nights' throughout the summer featuring traditional old school roots reggae in a beautiful outdoor setting. On Saturday, June 11th, break out your chairs and blanket and listen to The...
4:23 am on Friday October 15, 2010

Soak up scenery and get some exercise on these new nature trails

Image by Flickr user De'Nick'niseIt's shaping up to be a wonderful weekend in the Lowcountry, and there's a great new place to spend time enjoying the outdoors. The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission recently completed a nature trails...
12:32 pm on Wednesday June 16, 2010

Don't forget about Charleston's waterparks

Image by Flickr user rappensuncle Hop in and cool off. Update June 16: Given the bone-fry we've been through it seemed like a good time to replug this piece from last year. First reporting: With all the heat we've had, there's few better times to go...
2:37 pm on Thursday July 23, 2009

Shag the night away on the new Mount Pleasant Pier

Image by Flickr user MadAboutCowsImage by 20090723-shag.jpg Charleston County Parks and Recreation is hosting 'Shagging on the Cooper,' a family friendly party on the new Mount Pleasant Pier this Saturday, July 25. From 7:30 to 10 p.m. you can dance...
5:48 am on Friday July 3, 2009

Mount Pleasant's Waterfront Park opening today, July 3

Image by CCPRImage by 20090625-pier.jpg Update July 3: Operating under the mantra of "why do one, when you can do two," today The Post and Courier has a published a lengthier preview of the park and an editorial. But I suggest checking out the...

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