October 2006

Coligny Halloween Carnival

“It will be a Happy Halloween,” says Renay McClain, marketing director of Coligny Plaza. “It’s a childhood fantasy Halloween come true.” McClain is referring to the annual Coligny Plaza Halloween Carnival, on the evening of Oct. 27. The public is invited to Coligny’s kiosk…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons

Editor's Note - October

We’re looking for a few good men…SINGLE men. And guys, ahem, gentlemen, if you have to ask someone whether you’re “technically” single- you’re not! We invite you to submit your photo and participate in Celebrate Hilton Head’s Bachelor of the Year contest. It has long been…
Author:Maggie Washo

22nd Annual Chili Cook-off

What’s better than a bowl of good chili? How about several bowls of good chili? You can enjoy all the chili you can eat and more at the Kiwanis Club’s 22nd Annual Chili Cook-off, scheduled to begin at noon on October 7th at Honey…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons

Good-bye Pen Pal, Hello MySpace

The information age is no longer the future; it’s the present. As the millennium dawned, many of us felt anxious, nervous and fearful at the mention of words like the “internet” and “cyberspace”. Now that the common household is wired into the World…
Author:Adam Joskowicz

Halloween Isn’t for Sissies

My sister and I “did it up large”, turning our enclosed front porch into a mini haunted house. We never went so far as to drag out chain saws. It was far simpler to just jump out of the shadows and scream. …
Author:P. Venus

Beat Barriers to Good Decision Making

You are required to make many decisions, big and small, every day. While you can’t remove every obstacle in your path, you avoid the roadblocks that are under your control. Here’s how: Roadblock #1: Diet Skipping meals or not getting the right nutrients can cloud thinking. Boost…

Tobacco Road

“It takes awhile to smoke a cigar,” said Mickey Fulton, owner of Tobacco Road. “You have to be attentive to it. I think that’s why they’re associated with relaxation. It’s not something you can rush through. People talk about them – how they’re…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons

Vingettes from OWLTOWN

The book yet to be or maybe never to be written Owltown School. Standing alone. One room. Eight grades. Irish Valley. Paxinos. PA. The mid ‘40s. It was the first of two times I…
Author:Dennis Malick

Divine Decadence - An Evening At Conroy's

Conroy’s offers a carefully chosen collection of wines at a price point to meet every budget. If you need help deciding, the knowledgeable sommelier will graciously suggest the perfect pairing to complement your meal.

Author:Linda S. Hopkins

5 Drinks with The Main Street Café & Pub

Names: John Roppelt & Aaron Glugover Professions: Owners, Main Street Café & Pub John’s Drink of Choice: Bombay Sapphire and tonic, tall Aaron’s Drink of Choice: Bud Light, bottle Tommy’s Drink of Choice: Coors Light, bottle Location: Main Street Village, north end of Hilton Head Island Setting: The…
Author:Big Tommy Bastek

Community Festival at Honey Horn

This year, the museum will host the 6th annual Community Festival at Honey Horn on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20 and 21.

Author:Natalie Hefter

The Legend of Spanish Moss

A Hair-Raising Halloween Tale I stare at the faded photo. I am wearing one of my dad’s old homburgs, or, because he was a second generation Quebecer, his “chapeau,” as he called his hats. I also have on my older brother’s overalls, about four sizes…
Author:Paul deVere


Golfers across the globe would like to have the chance to ask PGA Master Professional Don Trahan, known as the “Swing Surgeon”, that age-old golf question: “What am I doing wrong?” In a few months, they’ll have that chance on a new website where Trahan…
Author:Paul deVere

We're Looking for a Few Good Men

This isn’t just some shameful way for one single gal to meet guys; this is a legitimate contest to find the most eligible bachelor on Hilton Head Island.

Author:Jean Wharton

When I say “FRESH, you say “HOT!”

The Fresh Hots have been gaining plenty of local and regional attention for their fast tempo ska-pop-rock, fronted by the charismatic Bex, a blonde with not only a great voice for rock but also tremendous stage presence.
Author:Jean Wharton

Our Night With The Blue Lady

When I received my phone call from Editor Maggie Washo for my upcoming assignment, I was excited until I heard it was about a ghost that haunts CQ’s. “There’s a ghost that haunts CQ’s?” I asked. Maggie said she couldn’t be sure, but it was…
Author:Tom Bastek

Wine Talk - Castello Banfi

Since October has arrived and the weather is starting to cool off, it is time to start thinking about red wines. So, let’s go to Tuscany, specifically Montalcino, and visit the Banfi estate where they produce some exquisite Italian reds. To many, it may seem…
Author:Krissy Cantelupe

Edible Arrangements Offers a Delicious Gift Giving Alternative

Flowers make a beautiful gift for almost every occasion, and fruit baskets are always delicious and well-received. But if you’re looking for something different, then try Edible Arrangements, the gift company that has brought a new option in gift giving to the Lowcountry. Edible Arrangements…
Author:Melinda Copp

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