September 2006

Editor's Note - September

Autumn has always marked new beginnings for me. Perhaps as an October baby it was the way I clocked my first year and, since then, all successive seasons. Even as I sit enjoying the last few days of summer (spent frittering away the hours camping…
Author:Maggie Washo

Palmetto Athletic Club: Leading the Way to Health

Whether you are a sports enthusiast or a newly converted couch potato, the place to get and stay in shape is Palmetto Athletic Club. Tucked away on U.S. 278, at the back of South Island Square, you’ll find the Lowcountry’s premier fitness center, featuring not…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins

Any Excuse to Have a Party!

Who hasn’t had to help plan that “perfect” occasion? It could be a wedding, a holiday party or Little Timmy’s seventh birthday where nothing but the best will do. After all, “Bobby’s birthday was last week, and he had exactly what he wanted!” Including…
Author:Amy Stroud

Riesling 101

For many years, Riesling has been known as “that sweet wine from Germany”, when really there are many Rieslings that are dry or semi-dry in style. Rieslings can also be found all over the world, including Australia, New Zealand, France, the U.S. (especially Washington…
Author:Krissy Cantelupe

When Life Gets in the Way

Hi there. It’s me again. For those of you who don’t know me from before, let me introduce myself. I’m P. Venus. Your average, not quite middle-aged, opinionated woman, who isn’t afraid to express herself. Just as long as I…
Author:P. Venus

Vignettes from “OWLTOWN"

The book yet to be and maybe never to be written Ding-a-Ding-a-Ding-a-Ding … … The cracked hand bell was ringing and everyone was running. When Gertie Kramer rang the hand bell, you ran. Everybody ran. All eight grades. Back into Gertie’s one-room schoolhouse: OWLTOWN. Irish Valley. Paxinos. Pennsylvania.…
Author:Dennis Malick

Comeyuh Come Home

The Greyhound bus ride had taken about 24 hours, most of them uneventful if you don’t count the wild-eyed man peering over the stalls in the women’s restroom during the layover in Washington, DC. I re-read Scott O’Dell’s children’s classic, Island of the Blue…
Author:Natalie Daise

Amie Baima: Energetic, Enthusiastic & Entrepreneurial!

Energetic, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial are three words that come to mind when describing Amie Baima. The owner of Skillets in Coligny Plaza has been a familiar face for Hilton Head Island dining patrons since the early ’90s. Amie’s creativity was the driving force behind…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons

Remember When?

Q. What do these names have in common? Tiger Woods, Mark Messier, Derek Jeter and Robby Kreiger? A. You can find memorabilia celebrating their achievements at YesterYears, a remarkable store located at Fresh Market Shoppes on Hilton Head Island. Wait a minute, Robby Kreiger? Click back to…
Author:Paul deVere

To Bee or Not To Bee

Larry is the keeper of about 60,000 bees per hive, and has six hives here. In any given spring, those hives can produce from 400 to 600 pounds of honey.

Author:Jenny McNea

iPod Wars!

You see them everywhere. The black-rimmed glasses, like Buddy Holly; black Chuck Taylors sneaking out from under their corduroys, ironic T-shirts, with comments like “In case of emergency, BREAK DANCE”. This is the modern-day hipster. No hipster would be complete without the familiar little white…
Author:DJ Rochester

Back to School Tips

It’s time for students to say goodbye to summer vacation and hello to a new school year. There’s no better time to lay the foundation for a successful academic year than in the first few weeks. One of the best things parents can do for their…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons

Five Drinks with … Brian Reahm of Montego Bay

We are seated at the bar of the brand new Montego Bay. I haven’t been in here since the place changed hands from David Wingo. The changes I immediately notice are a whole new stage area, new dance floor and an infusion of…
Author:Tommy Bastek

Food, Glorious Food!

The catch phrase for the day is: “Come hungry!” Wonderful food and drink, live entertainment, fun stuff for the kids — what a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon. The Hilton Head Area Hospitality Association’s 2006 FoodFest promises all that and more Saturday, Sept.…
Author:Paul deVere

Half Empty or Half Full?

Heart Health May Depend on the Answer According to a study published in Psychosomatic Medicine, people who blame themselves for bad events and believe that things will never change are more likely to develop heart disease than those who look on the bright side. Here’s what…

Capturing the Moment: Memory-making goes digital

How many times have you found yourself frantically digging through a shoebox full of photographs, looking for that one captured moment? Even if you’ve saved your best prints in albums, sometimes finding a particular photo can be an exercise in frustration if not futility. Thanks to…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins

Lunch at Larry’s Giant Subs

When it comes to lunch, fast often means sacrificing freshness and taste. However, Larry’s Giant Subs has managed to marry these mealtime qualities by offering a lunch experience that takes less than an hour – and that’s if you dine in. In fact, Larry’s goal…
Author:Melinda Copp

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