This blog is a two-for-one deal! We had two Garden City Realty employees write about the best ways to see the ocean along the Grand Strand. Enjoy!
Top Ways to Enjoy the Ocean
Are you ready to see the ocean from more than just the beach? On the Grand Strand, there are several ways to look at the gorgeous Atlantic;… Read More “The Best Ways to See the Ocean along the Grand Strand”
The weather is warm, and spring is in the air. That can mean only one thing. It’s time for the 37th annual, world famous Blue Crab Festival located in the historic waterfront in Little River, SC. Mark your calendar and join the fun on May 19 and 20, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Come hungry and enjoy fresh seafood,… Read More “The 37th Annual Little River Blue Crab Festival”
79th Annual Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally
May 11-20, 2018
The Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally is almost here! Weekly festivities will include bike shows and vendors, as well as a 200-mile loop-tour through Horry and Georgetown Counties.
South Strand visitors can expect hot-spots like the Beaver Bar, Suck Bang Blow, and Jamin’ Leather to be jammed packed with events… Read More “Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally 2018”
In the fall of 2017, Garden City Realty teamed with a homeowner at Surf Master by the Sea to do our first ever “Holiday Giveaway.” For seven days, our entry form was open to the public. The only requirement… those entering must be prepared to enjoy a free week at the beach! After advertising this sweepstakes heavily, a winner was… Read More “The Day That Took our Breath Away”
Actually, variations of this New Year’s dish can be traced back to the era of the Babylonian Talmud and North Africa where versions of the meal were eaten in celebration of Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year), but let’s face it, hoppin’ Johns and collards have become synonymous with southern cuisine and tradition.
Legend (or myth) has it that when… Read More “Hoppin Johns and Collard Greens: A Southern New Years Tradition”
The Grand Strand Has Spoken!
More than 10,000 votes were cast in the most recent “Best of the Beach” contest. With categories such as “Best Seafood,” “Best Attraction,” “Best Bar,” and even “Best Real Estate Company!” (Hey, that’s us!) The competition was HOT this year, having a few categories decided by just a couple of votes, and even a… Read More “Best of the Beach – 9 Times Running!”
Living in a coastal area the risk of experiencing a hurricane is always there (at least from June 1 – November 1). In the event of such an emergency personal safety of residents, visitors and first responders is priority number one. Take a moment to review our hurricane preparedness tips and ensure you are prepared should a storm threaten our… Read More “Hurricane Preparedness: Updated for 2017”
We South Carolinians are very particular when it comes to our food. Whether it’s how we like our Barbecue (there’s only one way—mustard based!), what mayonnaise we use in our chicken salad (it starts with a “D”), or whether we prefer chicken pilau (PER-lo) or chicken bog, you can bet a true South Carolinian has a strong opinion about all… Read More “Shrimp and Grits: Keep it simple with this Carolina Classic”
Fourth of July is always a busy time on the Grand Strand. There is no shortage of events for this occasion in our area! To help you plan your Independence Day festivities, we have compiled a guide for fireworks displays, parades and other patriotic event opportunities. Enjoy, and have a safe and happy Fourth!
Fourth of July Fireworks Displays
Tuesday,… Read More “Star Spangled Fun: Your Grand Strand Guide for the Fourth”
May has arrived, and with Memorial Day weekend and the official kick-off of our summer season just around the corner, the calendar is filling up fast with festivals and events.
In the city of Myrtle Beach, the entire month of May is dedicated to our military and veterans with Military Appreciation Days. There are several other Memorial Day themed events… Read More “Festival Season on the Grand Strand: May – June 2017”