April 2014

17 Firethorn Hideaway

Recently listed with Hilton Head Properties, this 5,500 Square foot house is inspired with a contemporary flair and is an unparralled Hilton Head land mark. Offered at $1,949,000 fully furnished. The upstairs great room which overlooks a fully screened, lanai, pool & waterfall This…
Author:Special to CH2

What You Need to Know About: ObamaCare Part 1

If you are looking for a political discussion on ObamaCare, look elsewhere. The Island Packet letters page would be a good start, especially if you are looking for inane, uninformed rants. What I’m going to try to do here instead is to give you the…
Author:Lew Wessel

C2 Style

Whimsical Pillow Assortment / KPM Flooring Brightly colored pillows and a fresh coat of paint can drastically change a room. A Modern take on a Classic Wing / J Banks Design Studio Clean lines, nicely scaled proportions, and olive leather with bronze patina nailhead trim make this…
Author:Special to CH2

Explore floating homes at this years Yacht Hop in Harbourtown

2103 Best Yacht Hopped winner “The Someday” It’s the talk of the docks. Sunday, May 4, celebrates the 10th Annual Yacht Hop of Hilton Head Island. As Hospice Care of the Lowcountry’s signature fundraiser, party goers are invited aboard luxurious yachts, while being treated to delectable…
Author:Special to CH2

Experience Trattoria Divina: Where the Locals Go for Italian

Design by Kelly Stroud

Author:Linda S. Hopkins

Are You Breaking the Law?

^South Carolina:Horses may not be kept in bath tubs. Welp, I’m one word in and I’ve already broken the law. I am writing this on a Sunday, which constitutes work and is unlawful, according to South Carolina Code of Laws—Sundays, Holidays and Other Special Days—CHAPTER 1.…
Author:Courtney Hampson

Music & Taste on the Harbour: Concert Series Returns to Shelter Cove Marina

Summers are always hopping on Hilton Head Island, but it is spring that sets the party in motion. Every Thursday evening, from now through May 22, locals and visitors are invited to Shelter Cove Marina to kick off another season of Music and Taste on…
Author:Kitty Bartell

The Ever-Changing Tide of Sex Crimes

“If you build it, they will come,” a voice told Ray Kinsella, played by Kevin Costner, in the movie, Field of Dreams, and it was so. A cornfield was plowed over to make room for a baseball diamond. Soon, magically, the field was filled with…
Author:Norm Pattis

Secrets and Privileges of the Law

“Psst. Can you keep a secret?” If you are a lawyer, the answer must be in the affirmative, even if that secret is literally where the bodies are buried. It is readily accepted that doctors are prohibited from disclosing information about their patients, and priests…
Author:Sam Bauer

A Rug Story

brightly colored rugs on display at KPM flooring Imagine the sound of Sigourney Weaver’s voice as a camera pans an arid Turkish landscape in muted hues and then zooms in on cloaked women with furious fingers working on wooden looms. Weaver’s voice over begins, “Weaving is…
Author:Rebecca Edwards

Why Hire An Interior Designer?

The practice of interior design is in a dynamic state. The fast pace of technological changes impacts interior design just as it affects every other aspect of daily life. All across the country, state legislatures are dealing with proposals that more closely regulate and license…
Author:Laura T. Barrett

Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar: An American Bistro with a Southern Soul

Design by kelly Stroud

Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.

Line in the Sand: Are Politicians Entitled to Privacy?

Barry Kaufman If I can begin with a digression, I’d like to address some libelous remarks made by C-Ham last month. Am I a “Belieber?” No. I just merely accept the fact that I, like everyone reading this, was a raging moron at 19 years old.…
Author:Barry Kaufman & Courtney Hampson

C2 Interior Design Look Book

Inspiration for home décor can come from so many places; from a painting, a single color, a hobby, even a place. Local interior design firms, with the purpose of stimulating ideas for your next home improvement project, present the following photos. The Project: Dawson The Firm: J…
Author:Special to CH2

Perspectives on The RBC Heritage

“Then, good fortune smiled on the Harbour Town Golf Links when Palmer went on to win that initial Heritage…the media did the rest by cranking out volumes of glowing copy about Arnold’s victory, Dye’s superb new links course as well as Hilton Head Island.” So says…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.

Faith: A Series of Personal Essays on Faith & Religious Belief

On Judaism Essay by Rabbi Bloom I began to define my faith in God and in humanity from reading Genesis 2:9, when God addressed Adam in the Garden of Eden after he had disobeyed God’s command not to eat from the Tree of Knowledge. God said quite…
Author:Rabbi Bloom, Matthew Palmer, Rebecca Edwards

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Author:Special to CH2

Distinctive Granite & Marble: Stone is Jewelry for Your Home

Choosing stone for your home is like choosing jewelry. The inherent beauty of stone, the variety that is available, the unique quality of every slab, all offer you the opportunity to decorate and enhance your home in a very personal way. And, like jewelry, there is…
Author:Andrea Antunes McGilton

Family Law All About the Family

Grandparents have interesting ways of teaching us about life and love and aging. Hilton Head Island attorney Bree Kennedy’s paternal grandparents did teach her a great deal about life and love and aging, and divorce; lessons that have served her and her clients well in…
Author:Kitty Bartell

Bluffton: Heart of the Lowcounty

It was more than six months in the making and took a cast of hundreds. Despite people singing different parts of Bluffton’s song, the chorus was overwhelmingly in unison: Everyone shares a great love of Bluffton, which is the theme that directed the new brand. “We…
Author:Debbie Szpanka

Being Better: A Better Guest

There’s a story in my family that dates back to the 1930s, about the guest who showed up with a watermelon and stayed for a week at my grandparents’ newly-built cottage. For many summers, friends would arrive unannounced for a “visit,” toting a watermelon, or…
Author:Kitty Bartell

April 2014: A Series of Fortunate Events

Mr. & Mrs. John Crump of Kennesaw, GA announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Crump, to Brian Thompson, son of Edie Brasington and Jim Thompson. The wedding is planned for October 18, 2014 at the Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island. Kris Vigh has joined the…
Author:Special to CH2

April 2014 Editor's Note

Five Years, the Heritage & Hogshead Kitchen As I sit down to write this, two distinctly parallel story lines are dominating the news. Both have to do with people who are or were lost, and I find them equally fascinating. Hopefully, by the time our April…
Author:Maggie Washo

A Word From Our Mayors

To TIF or not to TIF You may have read in the local newspaper or town hall newsletter about Coligny area revitalization. You may also have read about Tax Increment Financing or its acronym “TIF.” Before your eyes glaze over at the mere mention of a…
Author:Drew Laughlin & Lisa Sulka

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