January 2021 Issue

Twin Blessings: Beaufort Memorial Physician Delivers Healthy Babies at the Height of Pademic.

Tiffany and Mike Bersani at home with Ellis and Eleanor. As an OB-GYN with Beaufort Memorial Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialists, Dr. Tiffany Bersani has reassured her share of anxious expectant mothers. But it wasn’t until she was pregnant herself that she experienced first-hand the worry and…
Author:Marie McAden

Safety Call: How one Beaufort resident went TikTok viral and saved lives in the process

They are only known by the TikTok handles, but each of them has a story to tell. One who goes by @noelanijanglee was walking after dark when she felt a presence. Turning to see someone following her, she pulled up a video she’d seen earlier,…
Author:Barry Kaufman

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Randy Rose of Rose Hearing Healthcare Centers isn’t just a hearing aid expert; he’s a client.

Anyone who has suffered from tinnitus knows how debilitating it can be. Far more than just an annoyance, the constant ringing can drown out conversations, lead to permanent hearing loss and create a sense of overall frustration. If you frequently experience tinnitus, there is some good…
Author:Barry Kaufman

Good Sense Spending: The best remodeling jobs for a solid return on your investment

Before taking on your next home remodeling project, it’s a good idea to get your ducks in a row by doing some important preliminary work. First, do some research about the professionals you’ll want to hire. Browse their websites to find out how long they’ve…
Author:Cheryl Alexander

Peter West: The Island’s Pressure Point Frontiersman

Hilton Head’s first licensed massage therapist and acupuncturist has forged a roadmap to holistic healing. If he had let his name be his compass, the Lowcountry and the world of holistic medicine may have never been blessed with his talents. Truth be told, Peter West didn’t…
Author:Tim Wood

Musicians in Bathrooms featuring Ben Hughey

Special Thanks to John Cranford and the Coligny Theater for hosting our shoot.

Author:Special to CH2

A Note From Our Mayors

Welcome 2021: Town Council Workshop Kick’s Off New Year Welcome 2021. I say this with an abundance of caution after the year we had in 2020 and with hope that this year will be better for all of us. As we continue dealing with COVID-19, I’m…
Author:John McCann, Lisa Sulka

Aerial Elements: Fitness takes flight

Twenty years ago, if you had told Lorrie Lancaster, owner of Aerial Elements in Bluffton, that she would be teaching aerial silks and performing aerial arts with skills like those she’d seen in Cirque du Soleil, she’d have told you that you were crazy. “I’ve never…
Author:Cheryl Alexander

LAVA 24 Fitness: Your Hilton Head family for fun and fitness

The LAVA 24 Fitness Team Let’s be honest. The abundance of gyms, workouts and fitness options can be overwhelming, especially to someone who is a beginner, new to the area, or even just scrolling through social media. That’s why keeping things simple, user-friendly and goal- and…
Author:Cheryl Alexander

Investing in the New Political Climate

There are as many different opinions about politics as there are people. There are also countless outlooks and forecasts on the economy and stock market. But if one can look beyond competing opinions and political narratives, which is no easy task at present time, the…
Author:Kent Thune

Business is Blooming: Now in its sixth year under new ownership, Flowers by Sue came out of 2020 smelling like a rose.

We think we can speak for everyone when we say that this year, the phrase Happy New Year carries a little bit more meaning. Now no longer just a simple greeting for the first few weeks of January, Happy New Year feels a little bit…
Author:Barry Kaufman

January 2021 Editor's Note

Trying This Again Well folks, we’ve made it to 2021. Let’s not screw it up. We’re kicking this issue off with the gym—which is exactly where you should be on January 2. (I’ll give you January 1 to just sit at home hungover eating black-eyed peas.) Trust me,…
Author:Maggie Washo

Get Fired Up at Burn Boot Camp Bluffton: Hot new franchise offers workouts designed to ignite health transformation, empower women

A fist pump, a high-five, a cheer, a shout-out … sometimes a simple gesture can be the encouragement you need to run a little faster, lift a little extra, finish the race or complete the round. At Burn Boot Camp Bluffton, it’s that full-on enthusiasm…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins

Compounding Interest: At Bluffton Pharmacy, the latest pharmaceutical trend is something they’ve been perfecting for more than 30 years.

It’s a fact of life, particularly as you get older. You have to take your medicine. And as much as the current state of medicine seems like the realm of science fiction, with new advancements lengthening lifespans and letting us live healthier lives, there are…
Author:Barry Kaufman

Duct and Cover : You think the allergens outside are bad? Wait until you find out what’s inside your air ducts. Then give Air Duct SouthEast a call and breathe easy.

If you’re like us, your house is spotless at this point. Trapped inside during the last few months, you’ve taken the extraordinary measure of giving everything a deep clean—waxing floors, polishing brass, wiping baseboards, and going through box after box of Magic Erasers. We hate to…
Author:Barry Kaufman

5 Predictions for 2021 (That Are Probably Wrong)

After a year like 2020, I think we’re all in need of some good news. Thankfully, the media-industrial complex (the real home of the whopper) has been hard at work to bring you that good news, bloviating across thinkpiece after thinkpiece on how all of…
Author:Swami Barry Kaufman, Master of the Mystic Arts

No More Excuses: Get Moving

Back in Fighting Shape You might say it every year, but this year is definitely the year you crush those fitness goals. Look, we get it. We’ve all been through this past year, and we know what it did to your fitness goals. First it was…
Author:Special to CH2

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