Memorial Day Weekend

To many, Memorial Day evokes thoughts of barbeques and get-togethers, a day off from work to relax. But it is important to remember why we celebrate Memorial Day and recognize its true meaning. The last Monday in May is to honor the men and women who died while actively serving in the United States military. Originally known as Decoration Day,… Read More “Memorial Day Weekend”

Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally 2018

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”

Hoppin Johns and Collard Greens: A Southern New Years Tradition

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”

Best of the Beach – 9 Times Running!

     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!”

Shrimp and Grits: Keep it simple with this Carolina Classic

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”