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!”
We had a pretty interesting event happen this past weekend: it snowed here on the Grand Strand! We usually get a few flurries in January or the beginning of February, but nothing more (the excited saying “I think it’s sticking!” can always be heard when these flurries start). In fact the last time it snowed and stuck was January of… Read More “Grand Strand’s First Snowfall in Ten Years!”