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11:41 am on Friday January 24, 2014

It's Beer Can Appreciation Day!

Sure most Beerophiles turn up their noses at beer out of a can, preferring of course draft or bottle beer, but the beer can is one of the best alcoholic inventions in the last 100 years. Beer has only been offered in a can since 1935, can you...
1:24 am on Saturday January 5, 2013

We're getting better at this: Charleston moves up to 4th drunkest city in the U.S.

Image by Flickr user ClexowCharleston has been ranked one of the "Top 10 Downtowns," No. 2 "Best Spring Break Cities," the No. 1 "Best City for Historic Preservation" lists, and, heck, the No. 1 city in the world. It's enough to, apparently, make...
6:28 am on Wednesday March 28, 2012

Head to Mellow after the Bridge Run and attempt to break Bloody Mary world records

Image by Flickr user mhaithacaMellow Mushroom King Street will host a “Break Your Own World Record Attempt” event for Fat & Juicy Bloody Mary drinkers after the Cooper River Bridge Run on Saturday, March 31st, from 8 a.m. until noon. When the...
5:35 am on Tuesday March 27, 2012

2012 Myrtle Beach Beer Fest

Flickr user Cambridge Brewing Co. Beer, beer and more beer - by the way we talk you would think TheDigitel just sits in an office all day and drinks...oh wait. Anyways the 2012 Myrtle Beach Beer fest is just around the corner and we have the 'hops'...
9:54 am on Monday October 24, 2011

Charleston City Paper: Skinful organizer says his prayers are with accident victim, family

According to King, a Mt. Pleasant veterinarian, the man who was arrested following the accident, Matthew Reid Fisher, did not attend Skinful. King notes that the event had 12 police officers on staff and 33 security guards, including an onsite EMT.
4:08 am on Friday March 18, 2011

Congrats, Hilton Head, you're one of the 'drunkest cities in America'

Hilton Head Island is the eighth drunkest 'city' in America, according to a study recently released by the World Health Organization and reported here on MainStreet.com. The reporting of the study doesn't pull any punches when talking about the...
4:11 pm on Saturday January 8, 2011

Social Wine Bar’s Extreme Porroning

What is “parroning’ exactly?  Well, you can google it if you like, but all you’ll find is this muy entertaining video made by Social Wine Bar.  As any well-versed wine-o knows, a parron is a traditional Spanish wine pitcher made of glass. ...
5:08 am on Wednesday August 25, 2010

Mt. Pleasant's Bottles 'n Brushes opening new Summerville location

Image by Flickr user 3rd foundationAfter much success since opening in Mt. Pleasant in 2008, Bottles ‘n Brushes, an art studio that hosts weekly group painting classes, is opening a second location this September. The new location will open...
3:40 am on Friday May 21, 2010

Folly Beach stepping up summer enforcement

Image by Flickr user BAR PhotographyFolly Beach residents, newly elected Mayor Tim Goodwin and Public Safety Director Terry Boatwright are fed up with the amount of littering, underage drinking and problem parkers. The city by the sea is stepping up...
7:45 am on Thursday August 27, 2009

Court rulings set stage for a lower drinking age in S.C. (updated - Legal efforts rejected)

Image by Flickr user rogersmj Image by 20080802-alcohol.jpg Updates at the bottom. If two court rulings are upheld, the drinking age in South Carolina could soon revert to 18 years of age. Read more stories on this subject in our alcohol topic...