Summer Escapes

Summer Escapes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. www.charlottesgotalot.com The Queen City of North Carolina has certainly emerged as one of the crown jewels in the Southeast’s elite stable of cosmopolitan hubs. With a robust economy fueled by an infusion of passionate young professionals and new...
Coming Home

Coming Home

If you drive east down Broad Street—through downtown, through Olde Town—just before it curves into Sand Bar Ferry Road, there’s a little crooked finger of a street that you wouldn’t see if you weren’t looking for it. That’s Broad Street Extension, where Brooks Keel...
Embracing History

Embracing History

THREE BRIGHT PAINTINGS OF FLOPPY-EARRED GOATS dot the guest room wall in the home of Mark and Debbie Anderson. The couple’s three girls, now young women with children of their own, dub it the “Goat Room,” a nod to the playful art, and admonish their mother not to...
Mid-Century Eclectic

Mid-Century Eclectic

OUTSIDE IS WHERE IT ALL HAPPENS for Kerry Ezzell. “I play golf when it’s warm and I hunt when it’s cold,” he says. “And do you see that right there?” From his spot on the couch, he points with both hands to the expansive living room windows that open up before him,...
Scott Thorp: Designing the Future

Scott Thorp: Designing the Future

Here are two reactions to downtown Augusta. In 1979, a young candidate for a job in the English department at Augusta College – we’ll call him Jim Garvey – got his first tour of downtown Augusta. On Greene Street he saw a huge Catholic church, empty and abandoned,...
In a Year’s Time

In a Year’s Time

How far has Kevin Kisner come in a year’s time? THE AIKEN NATIVE has gone from toiling in relative anonymity on the PGA Tour to rubbing shoulders with, and beating, the game’s top players. He’s been paired with Masters champion Jordan Spieth and he played alongside...