If you’re in Murrells Inlet and are looking for a little café with nice calm atmosphere, simple cooking and great prices, look no further than Salt Water Creek. (Don’t be confused; the name was Salt Creek up until a few months ago, but the menu and service remain the same). Locals and visitors alike can cozy up in a booth… Read More “Salt Water Creek Cafe in Murrells Inlet”
I belong to a local quilt guild, Coastal Carolina Quilters. It is one of several in our area. We meet once a month on the 3rd Monday at Ocean Side Village. We have 150 members and probably half of these members are Snow Birds.
We have a lot of fun and we do a lot for charity. We sometimes have… Read More “Quilt Guilds along the Grand Strand”
Many visitors to the Grand Strand are familiar with The Original Pawleys Island Rope Hammock, but may not know much about Pawleys Island itself.
Pawleys Island is located about 15 minutes south of Garden City, between Georgetown and Murrells Inlet. The actual town of PI is on the island itself, a barrier piece of land on which hundreds of old… Read More “Slightly South on the Strand: Pawleys Island”
Visitors to the Myrtle Beach area have once again chosen Garden City Realty as the 2010 Best Vacation Home Rental Company in the annual Sun News “Best of the Beach” contest.
Murrells Inlet, SC (PRWEB) January 20, 2011
Garden City Realty announced this month that for the second year in a row, visitors have named them Best Vacation Home Rental… Read More “Garden City Realty Wins Best Vacation Home Rental Company For Second Consecutive Year”
Located next to the new Inlet Sports Lodge, Bliss is a nice new edition to Murrells Inlet. The owners have done a really good job of transforming what was formerly a ramshackle bar into a cozy, upscale establishment. The dining room seats about 50, with small tables and booths making for an intimate dining experience, and the exposed wooden rafters,… Read More “Bliss Restaurant in Murrells Inlet”
Quite recently, the trend of roller skating has been making a comeback. This staple of the 70’s and 80’s is now coming full circle, and children who may not have known what roller skating was are experiencing the fun. The Grand Strand is no exception. After many years of being vacant, the former Paradise Skate Center on 544 in Surfside… Read More “Let the good times roll! Skating at the Fun Warehouse”
It’s been an interesting couple of days here at the beach, we’ve been getting some Winter Weather! (I use capitals, because to us, with our thin Carolina skins, snow and ice are UNKNOWN and we must be wary of them). We woke up yesterday to ice and little snow flurries, which quickly became huge snow flurries. Did it stick? No… Read More “Snow days and Thai food on the Grand Strand!”
Very special holiday greetings from the Garden City Realty family! We hope everyone is having a joyous holiday season! No white Christmas for us, although we did have a few flurries this past Sunday, which always excites us natives to no end. Of course, those of you who are transplants or who are snowed in somewhere would more than likely… Read More “A Beachside Merry Christmas from the Garden City Realty Family!”
For anyone who is looking for a real holiday treat that showcases the finest of the South Carolina lowcountry, be sure to take a trip down to Brookgreen Gardens during their annual Nights of a Thousand Candles program. During selected days in December, the statue gardens of Brookgreen are transformed into a twinkling wonderland, with thousands of candles lighting pathways,… Read More “Holiday Magic at Brookgreen Gardens”
In keeping with the theme of recipes and summer favorites, I would like to spend this post talking about a southern delicacy that many have probably never heard of- the illustrious boiled peanut!
What exactly is a boiled peanut, you may ask? It is, in fact, a peanut in the shell, boiled in salty water. And it is delicious! This… Read More “A Garden City Beach favorite- the Boiled Peanut!”