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7:28 am on Sunday July 10, 2011

Surge of new grocers offers more proof of an emerging locally focused creative class in Beaufort

TheDigitel Lowcountry Produce will soon expand from their Lobeco location to a market in the center of Beaufort. Even during the great economic downturn Beaufort was no sleepy town of sleepy commercial expansion, still that expansion was certainly...
9:03 am on Monday April 11, 2011

Beaufort looks for new uses for old City Hall (update: Would a tax incentive help?)

TheDigitel The now shuttered Beaufort City Hall Update April 11: An interesting aside to this story is that the S.C. House is considering a bill that would offer a tax credit to developers who redevelop abandoned public space. The proposal on the...
10:24 am on Friday February 25, 2011

City of Beaufort kicks off Civic Master Plan meetings (updated: walking tour Saturday)

TheDigitel The now shuttered Beaufort City Hall Updated February 25: Just a reminder that the walking tour is Saturday, February 26. It runs from 9 a.m. to noon and starts at City Java & News at 301 Carteret Street. Refresh yourself on what this...
4:15 am on Wednesday January 26, 2011

Should Beaufort become a Slow City (Cittaslow)

Flickr user edmundyeo Yes, we've all heard it before: Welcome to the Slowcountry. But wait a minute, maybe that's not a bad thing, suggests Beaufort architect Jane Frederick. Perhaps we should embrace the ideals that lead people to call this region...
4:56 am on Friday December 3, 2010

Beaufort's future: Retrofitting Suburbia (updated: Shaping Beaufort's Next Century)

Updated Dec. 3: Lowcountry Weekly has another piece penned by the Congress for New Urbanism's South Carolina Chapter, this time addressing a new course for the city of Beaufort, this one to build 'civitas.' This piece is certainly worth a read if...
8:07 am on Monday November 8, 2010

Beaufort talk to address integrating academic institutions in small towns

Flickr user sunbeam93 The Beaufort chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism will host a talk in Beaufort on Wednesday that will address integrating academic institutions in small towns. The talk will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Beaufort City...
8:55 am on Monday September 13, 2010

Author of "The Original Green" to speak in Beaufort (updated)

Flickr user tidewatermuse First reported August 25, update at bottom  Steve Mouzon, author of The Original Green, will be featured in a forum on September 15 at 6 p.m. The event will be at the Technical College of the Lowcountry on Ribaut Road in...
7:00 am on Thursday July 10, 2008

The state of biking in Charleston

Image by flickr user HryckowianImage by 20080710ghostbike.jpg Charleston area needs to get its act together before we see these Ghost Bikes in town. To sum it up in a sentence: "Biking in the Charleston region is very difficult, but improving. But...
5:54 am on Monday July 7, 2008

New Urbanism hits the peninsula

Image by I'On GroupImage by 20080707morris.jpg Morris Square in downtown Charleston includes homes, condos, two commercial spaces, and a park. In his weekly architecture column, The Post and Courier's Robert Behre discusses how Morris Square...
7:35 pm on Thursday June 26, 2008

Bicyclist incensed by Mt. Pleasant's plans

Image by flickr user mlcastleImage by 20080626bikelane.jpg Mount Pleasant officials feared bike lanes plus parallel parking (like in the above photo) equalled mass chaos. Bicyclists argued it's perfectly sane. A revitalization plan to re-direct...
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