March 2007

Tom Reilley & "The Wearin' O' The Green"

The guy credited with starting the tradition of the St. Patrick’s Day parade on Hilton Head Island did it for two reasons. “Well, first, because we didn’t have one. And second, because the owner of Casey’s Crustaceans (They used to be where the old Remy’s…
Author:Paul deVere

A St. Patrick's Day Memory - "Have You Seen Joe?"

For the rest of the country, “March Madness” means NCAA basketball playoffs. In Savannah, for the past 183 years, it has meant something very different. On Saturday morning, March 17, you will not find a place to park in Savannah’s historic district. Claiming to be the…
Author:Paul deVere

Slipping Away to Palmetto Bluff

In a world of ordinary and conventional, the Low Country excels in distinctive hideaways, leaving an everlasting impression not only on its visitors, but on those fortunate enough to reside in its midst. Even living in paradise, as many consider life in the warm Southern…
Author:Nancy Lee Honey

He Says, She Says - Movies

One subject. Two very different opinions. “He Says… She Says” This Month’s Topic: Movies He Says: Ah, movie night. There’s nothing better than sitting in a theater with that special someone, enjoying a good movie: the super-size tub of popcorn, the three gallon soft drink, your sweetie and Dolby…
Author:Keith Kelson & Jean Wharton

Celebration Events - Power Up Your Next Party!

Bonnie Lowrey sweeps into the room with the boundless energy of the world-famous battery bunny. What keeps her going is Celebration Events, an area-wide, all-inclusive catering and event planning service. But the petite brunette with the dynamite personality and hundred-watt smile is not the only…
Author:Linda Hopkins

The Sanctuary Euro Spa Celebrates their 10th Anniversary

“First we make the world revolve around you; then we gently slow it down.” This month The Sanctuary: A European Day Spa celebrates its 10th anniversary on the island. Owner Lisa Murphy, wife of Paul Murphy (Murphy’s Irish Pub), has created a true sanctuary, a refuge…
Author:Jimmy Leppert

The Tale of Two Hurrricane Proof Cities

This month I had the honor and privilege of sitting down with Don and Mary Lou a.k.a. Lulu Westhoven, owners of Low Country Solar, Storm and Security Window Film. They have been in business for seven years, operating out of Hilton Head Island and Naples. “Wait…
Author:Tommy Bastek

It Could Be Worse: The Spartans at Thermopylae

This month, Frank Miller (of Sin City fame) brings 300 to a theater near you—a movie loosely based on the events that transpired in Greece nearly 2,500 years ago. People who stand up to impossible odds are often inspirational, but marching into the teeth of…
Author:Craig Hysell

Just Precious

What is the first thing you say when you come across something that is almost too adorable for words? Chances are the words “just precious” slip through your lips. They’re the perfect words to describe every item in Just Precious, a new children’s store located…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons

Irish Roots - Celebrating St. Patrick's Day on Hilton Head Island

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is one of the most popular annual events on the island. And although the evidence isn’t apparent, Hilton Head has a few historical ties to the Emerald Isle. In 1698, Landgrave John Bayley of Ballingclough, County Tipperary, Ireland, was granted Bayley’s…
Author:Melinda Copp

You've Got Mail! Island Postal Center Can Help You Handle It!

Tired of those interminable lines at the post office? Frustrated with the hassle of wrapping packages to send to out-of-town family and friends? Searching for a unique gift for that special someone? If so, there’s a solution at the south end of the island. The…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons

Vignettes from OWLTOWN - March

The handbell Gertie Kramer rang did have something in common with its city cousin in Philadelphia, but it was by no means a “Liberty” bell to us. It was a shrill call to the wild kids running around the playground, hill and woods to get…
Author:Dennis Malick

To Bee or Not to Bee - Local Spellers Raise Funds for Charity

For some people, the mere thought of a spelling bee conjures up their worst knee-knocking, sweat-inducing elementary school nightmares. On Friday, January 19, a group of human spellcheckers gathered at the Shipyard Beach Club to prove that, with a few new rules and a slightly…
Author:Linda Hopkins

Working For Change - Area Realtors Join Hands with Habitat for Humanity

The shrill buzz of circular saws, accompanied by a cacophony of power tools, and the syncopated beat of countless hammers was a symphony to over 200 area realtors and affiliates of the Hilton Head Area Association of Realtors who gathered on Brendan Lane in mid-January.…
Author:Linda Hopkins

The Baker's Dozen Returns to Hilton Head

Yale’s Baker’s Dozen, an all-male a cappella singing group known for their fun, energetic performances, will be spending a few nights on Hilton Head Island on their Spring Tour this year. And they’re making stops at five Lowrey Group restaurants while they’re here. On Wednesday, March…

The Flamingo House of Doughnuts - Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

Imagine starting your day with piping hot, freshly baked cake doughnuts, oozing with sweet, fruity or sticky glazes that melt in your mouth while an array of fun toppings tickle your tongue. Thanks to the vision of local entrepreneurs Linda Peters and Leslie Dabrasky, islanders…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons

Wingin' It!

On March 24th, from 11a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Shelter Cove Community Park, the Island Recreation Association will proudly present Hilton Head’s largest one-day event—the 12th annual Hargray WingFest. All proceeds benefit the Island Recreation Scholarship Fund, which ensures that no child should be…
Author:Craig Hysell

Lowcountry Thru the Lens

For the second year in a row, the Coastal Discovery Museum is hosting an exhibit curated by the Camera Club of Hilton Head Island. Over 100 images will be exhibited from February 16-April 16. Many of these photographs will be available for sale along with…
Author:Natalie Hefter

Find Your Inner Artist at the Art Cafe

“I’d never painted a piece of pottery before I bought the Art Café,” said owner Niqui Stanforth. “I’m not an artist, so we use everything we can find to make the process easier.”

Author:Melinda Copp

"A Jug of Wine, A Loaf of Bread" - Here comes WineFest 2007

When Saturday rolls around, come rain or shine, WineFest 2007 will kick off at 1 p.m. at Shelter Cove Community Park.

Author:Paul deVere

Wine Talk: Gearing Up for WineFest

On the second Saturday of March, hundreds of people will flock to the Shelter Cove Community Park to sniff, swizzle, and savor over 1500 wines at the Hilton Head Hospitality Association’s 22nd annual WineFest—the largest tented wine tasting on the East Coast—featuring domestic and international…
Author:Krissy Cantelupe

Health Note: Is Fitness Better than Fatness?

“Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being while movement and methodical physical exercise save and preserve it.”— Plato After reading a recent study conducted by the world-renowned Cooper Institute, I would like to share what I have found. Research suggests that carrying…
Author:Ken Weisner

Editor's Note - March

In Search of a New Hobby… I quit smoking last month. You wouldn’t think that smoking takes up a lot of time every day- but I suddenly feel that I have been handed two hours a day. Now whether this is because I just have more…
Author:Maggie Washo

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