Archive for April, 2015

Charleston Krewe Now Accessorizing King Street with Local Flair

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 30, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

1It is no secret that the world is in love with Charleston, her history and her beauty. Now at Charleston Krewe, located on historic King Street, everyone can enjoy the Southern city’s iconic prints on locally inspired bow ties, pocket squares, belts, dog collars, jewelry and more. One of Charleston Krewe’s founders, Cecile Hardy, saw a niche for high-quality, Charleston-inspired products at great price points, something she calls “attainable luxury.” Hardy has already been remarkably successful with NOLA Couture, established 2006 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

2Hardy said, “Our customers feel a sense of confidence and pride while wearing our products. Show your Charleston pride in a Rainbow Row bow tie about sums up our mantra.” According to Charleston Krewe managing partner, Reiss, “Our Charleston-centric designs made in the South have been well-received.” From Rainbow Row, palmettos, the pineapple fountain and shrimp boats to “Ducks and Bucks” for the sportsmen in your lives, there is something for everyone. With the brand’s wide age range of customers, kids, ladies and gentlemen alike can sport an emblematic design year-round. “Charleston Krewe products are an expression of one’s personality and love for Charleston and the Lowcountry,” said Reiss.

Charleston Krewe is continuously adding more iconic Charleston prints to the line.  A portion of the proceeds of certain designs (like the Rainbow Row prints benefit One80 Place and the sea turtle print benefits the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program) go right back into the community.

A New Orleans native who spent a summer at the College of Charleston and well-versed with unique cultures, Hardy joined forces with her brother, Joe Reiss, a College of Charleston graduate and Charleston resident, Elizabeth Hiers, to open Charleston Krewe, sister brand of NOLA Couture. With four partners in the company as well as director of retail, Lauren Hozey having attended the College of Charleston, the connection between New Orleans and Charleston was made immediately. “Krewe” refers to a fun social club that sponsors parties, balls and parades in New Orleans, especially during Mardi Gras. Thus, “Charleston Krewe” was the perfect name to display the mélange of charm of the two cities.

Charleston Krewe is located at 363 King Street in downtown Charleston. For additional information on Charleston Krewe, visit www.charlestonkrewe.com or call 843.203.6253.

Charleston Culinary Tours Introduces a Distillery Tour

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 8, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

Charleston Culinary Tours  has added a Distillery Tour featuring Charleston Distilling Company, High Wire Distilling Company and Striped Pig Distillery on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m starting at the Charleston Visitors Center Bus Shed and concluding near there. As its sixth tour available, this 3.5 hour tour of Charleston’s micro distilleries has guests riding in style in Charleston Brews Cruise’s air conditioned coach for a 3 stop tasting tour, learning more about Charleston’s growing craft distillery scene. In addition to samples at each distillery and snacks and water between stops, at the conclusion of the tour participants will be taken to a local pub to enjoy a cocktail made with one of the spirits distilled locally in Charleston.

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“As most tours sell out, all reservations are required in advance,” said co-owner Oscar Hines. “Each tour is limited in size, so it is recommended that you get your reservations early. Charleston Distillery Tours are held rain or shine.”

Charleston Culinary Tours combine the best of Charleston history, cocktails and food with unique historic tours that highlight the local cuisine and drinks. Held rain or shine, there are now six tours that include Historic Downtown, Upper King Street, Chef Showcase at The Farmer’s Market, Mixology, Distillery & Chefs’ Kichen tours.  The food and drinks on the tours are chosen by various restaurant, bar and distillery partners and feature an array of eclectic dishes and concoctions that provide insight into Charleston’s cuisine and cocktail scene. On each tour, you will not only have an opportunity to sample some of the Lowcountry’s finest offerings, but also to meet the owners, chefs, distillers and mixologists behind Charleston’s impressive culinary and bar innovations.

For additional information about Charleston Culinary Tours, visit www.charlestonculinarytours.com.

Low Country Autism Foundation April Fundraising Events

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , on April 6, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

ARTspiration Percentage Week:

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MUSC Bake Sale:

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Jersey Mike’s Spirit Week:

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Low Country Autism Foundation’s mission is to remove barriers and increase access to early clinical diagnosis, and treatment services, for individuals and families living with autism and related developmental disorders. For more information visit www.lafinc.org.

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