BY: CHARLIE MORRISON Award-winning country music star Hank Williams Jr. is bringing his live show to Daniel Island on Saturday at the Volvo Car Stadium. The “outlaw” country legend, fresh off an announcement he’ll be returning to ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcasts this coming season, will be popping in for a one-night stop on his … Continue reading Hank Williams Jr. To Bring Show To DI This Weekend
BY: CHARLIE MORRISON The City of Charleston Planning Commission gave unanimous passage to a Daniel Island Associates project to construct a 13-lot subdivision on the portion of Farr Street that is as yet undeveloped. The subdivision, if approved by City Council at their next meeting on July 11, would feature 10 single family attached lots … Continue reading 13-Lot Subdivision Near The ‘Overture’ Contingent Upon Farr St. Extension
Arborist P.O. Mead reflects on his efforts to develop, maintain and preserve Daniel Island's natural beauty BY: CHARLIE MORRISON Like a Spanish moss-strewn live oak tree that’s been properly-pruned, Daniel Island is a community born of the idea that with careful planning, creativity and capital an “island town” with the charm of downtown Charleston could … Continue reading The Keeper of the Trees
BY: CHARLIE MORRISON The City of Charleston Technical Review Committee (TRC) gave a first review last week to a preliminary site plan to construct a Homes 2 Suites hotel at 160 Fairchild Street on Daniel Island. Applicant Giles Branch of Earthsource Engineering presented the plans for the hotel, slated for construction next to The Islander … Continue reading City Hears Plans for New “Homes2Suites” Hotel on Daniel Island
City TRC Takes Up Daniel Island Roundabout Plan New public information meeting scheduled for May 25 BY: CHARLIE MORRISON The City of Charleston’s Technical Review Committee (TRC) has conducted its first review of the Berkeley County-led plan to install a roundabout at the corner of Seven Farms Drive and Daniel Island Drive. The TRC, a … Continue reading City TRC Takes Up Daniel Island Roundabout Plan
Ali Baba’s owner/operator Elzabidi waxes poetic on restaurant’s path to becoming key player in Daniel Island lunch and dinner scene By Charlie Morrison There is a ‘buzz’ in the air these days at Daniel Island lunch, dinner, and catering favorite Ali Baba’s Mediterranean Deli & Catering, a ‘feeling’ experienced by customers and staff members … Continue reading Making D.I Delicious – Ali Baba’s Mediterranean Deli and Catering
The data produced by the group tells an undeniable story that the waters of Charleston Harbor contains nearly seven tons of plastic waste, the waste is harmful to animal and fish species who ingest the plastic after breaks down to microscopic levels. Plastic bags are among the top five sources of plastic litter collected during beach cleanups in Charleston.
Lord Berkeley Conservation Trust looks to add mitigation bank to long list of Lowcountry land successes By Charlie Morrison On February 13, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) wrapped up a public comment period regarding the proposal to create the largest saltwater mitigation bank in South Carolina state history on the southwestern side of … Continue reading The Fight for Our Green Future
The Brouhaha Marching Band is an informal outfit of face-painted, kazoo toting youngsters and adults who, for the last few months have been practicing every Friday under the tutelage of Black Tie co-owners Kris Manning and Braeden Kershner.
Starbucks, Bin 526 developer releases rendering of new dual-use retail facility BY: CHARLIE MORRISON The unique, large-format Starbucks retail location to be constructed at 20 Fairchild St. and opened to the public this coming October is beginning to take shape, as evidenced by a recent rendering depicting the dual-use facility released by developer Mike White. … Continue reading Coffee, Cabernet And Community
Roundabout Project Moving Ahead on Schedule It’s been almost four months since Berkeley County hosted an information session to gather community feedback on a proposed plan to add a roundabout to the intersection of Seven Farms Drive and Daniel Island Drive. By all accounts the gathering appeared to be a success; residents asked questions, elected … Continue reading Can you hear me now?
And while the seemingly rapid acceleration of Daniel Island’s growth may be sounding alarm bells for some, as evidenced by a pocket of residential opposition to a proposed new Farr Street apartment complex, a close examination of the Daniel Island Master Plan text reveals that many of the projects underway today have, for the most part, been planned from the beginning.
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Daniel Island commercial developer announces preliminary agreement with Starbucks BY: CHARLIE MORRISON Daniel Island coffee drinkers have reason to celebrate this week, as the news recently broke that Daniel Island resident and commercial developer Mike White concluded preliminary negotiations with retailer Starbucks Coffee on a project to develop a brand new location on Daniel Island.The … Continue reading A Double Shot for Daniel Island