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Bluffton – One of Forbes Top Places to Retire

Forbes presented their new list of 25 great places to retire and the Town of Bluffton is one of them. Forbes included Bluffton, South Carolina with this profile: Bluffton is a coastal village on the Atlantic Ocean in South Carolina’s Low County between Savannah and Hilton Head. It is a rather warm place, with an […]

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Art, Culture, Music and Food collide in Bluffton

Blufftonians love a festival and the eleventh annual Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival presents the best of worlds combining a celebration of the arts visual, musical, historical with the legendary seafood provided by the waters of the South Carolina Lowcountry and prepared by cooks and chefs who know their way around some shrimp and […]

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First Sip: Southern Barrel Brewing Co.

Down here in the Lowcountry, beer was, for  many years, served in cans, bottles, on tap and in kegs just like every other part of the country.  Beer in a can was referred to as a “cold beer” and the keg was the beverage of choice for many a shrimp boil and oyster roast.  The […]

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Garden & Gun | Featuring Small-Town Escapes: Bluffton, SC

Garden & Gun that covers the best of the South, including the sporting culture, the food, the music, the art, the literature, the people and their ideas.  In the latest issue Mike Grudowski featured Bluffton in his roundup of Small-Town Escapes. There’s something about Old Town Bluffton, a drowsy village on the banks of the […]

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Greatest. May River Summer. Ever.

There are many ways to step up your summer game and have a brilliant vacation.  Although there are endless options – you can’t let another summer go by without venturing out to the vibrant little village of Bluffton for the world’s best eco-adventure. It is considered to be the “heart of the lowcountry” and the […]

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Love EVERYDAY in Old Town Bluffton

Any day is a good day for a Valentine’s celebration- the thought on the minds of most couples when they settle in on Valentine’s Day for the celebration of love and romance. No matter your age or how long you have been together – new in your relationship enjoying that first rush of emotion, young […]

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Bluffton’s In the mood for: Oysters

Everyone has heard the saying “Brave was the first man who ate an oyster.”  I have visions of a prehistoric ancestor gathering an oyster out of the dark pluff mud of ancient Lowcountry waters, looking at it a with a bemused prehistoric expression and deciding to pry it open.  What a delicious surprise he (or […]

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Farmer’s Market of Bluffton Returns with Winter Market

The chilly temperatures couldn’t keep the crowds away as the Farmer’s Market of Bluffton  opened its Winter Market for the 2015 season. Located at Carson Cottages on Calhoun St., the Winter Market is open every Thursday from 12 – 4pm. Vendors from North Carolina, Georgia and South Carolina are bringing everything from collards to peanuts […]

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Eleven {Amazing} Things to Do in Bluffton, SC

Little historic “downtown” Bluffton is easy to miss if you’re moving too quickly. This charming village resting in its moss draped finery on the the banks of the May River is a mecca for history lovers, antique aficionados, and art enthusiasts.  Many Blufftonians will tell you that “Bluffton is a state of mind” and indeed […]

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Palmetto Bluff Idea House

For many people a single day trip to Palmetto Bluff will inspire a lifetime of Lowcountry living. Every visit I make motivates me to slow down, take a look around and enjoy the beauty that surrounds us. While the view of the May River alone might be all you need – my advice this fall […]

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