Meet the Doctors: July 2021
A Spotlight on Local Medical Professionals.
Pretty Darn Gets “Casual”: Behind the scenes of a cinematic showcase of island talent
Were it not for the cameras, it could be mistaken for any other night on Hilton Head Island. While locals and tourists milled about the long dock at the end of Simmons Road, drinks from Up the Creek Pub in hand, the first tendrils of sunset streaked pink against the sky’s lustrous orange tint. Broad Creek sparkled in its brilliance. A heron warily eyed the outgoing tide, preying on the minnows that darted between waves.
Musicians in Bathrooms featuring The Nicest Guys in the World
Musicians: Gary Pratt & Jevon Daly
A Note from Mayor Sulka: July 2021
You’re Only a Click Away I write about this often but feel it is important to make sure you have the tools in your hands if you ever have questions or concerns. While you are always welcome to email, call or text anyone on council, the following resources, available...
A Note from Mayor McCann: July 2021
Gratitude, Respect and Fun I am so grateful and proud to be part of a community that has stood strong and rallied together through one of the most challenging times I’ve ever seen. The world is a much different place now that we have hopefully come through this...
The Perfect Finish: Sir Grout of the Lowcountry restores your home’s natural stone surfaces
Tyler Dykes, Scott Odom (co-owner), Barry Raduta (co-owner), Stephen McMann, Andrew Russell, and Jonathan Russell
SEALKIDS Lowcountry Boil: Fundraising event supports everyday kids living in extraordinary circumstances
SEALKIDS, the only nonprofit organization devoted solely to the educational support and success of children in the Navy SEAL community, and Jim and Connie Sewell, honorary event chairs, invite the public to join them on August 5 for a Lowcountry Boil at Coast Oceanfront Dining, 87 North Sea Pines Drive, on Hilton Head Island. A reception opening the fundraising event begins at 6:30 and dinner is served at 7:30.
How Robotic Surgery is Transforming Joint Replacement at Beaufort Memorial
Robotic-assisted surgery, first offered in the area 13 years ago by Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH) for hysterectomies, is now being used for knee replacements—projected to become one of the most common elective procedures in the U.S. in coming years. That’s good news for aging Lowcountry baby boomers with advanced osteoarthritis looking to enhance their mobility and quality of life.
A Legacy Set in Stone: Prestige Stone and Tile carries on family tradition of quality craftsmanship
There are some callings that transcend generations. There are the family businesses, sure, but here we’re talking about those families who have made one singular driving passion an integral part of their traditions and their legacies. There are the doctors who come from a long line of doctors. The artists and writers who continue each generation to foster their creativity.
A New Program Giving Hope Through Exercise: Island fitness guru turns attention to battling debilitating disease
Fitness is personal. It’s the one thing above all that Heath Babb has learned in his three-decade journey in the fitness industry. There has to be a drive, an inner reason, and any program that truly achieves results tailors the plan specifically to a client’s needs and goals.
Harvesting Heritage : Take a tour of the biggest tourist attraction in Sea Pines you’ve never visited
Trends and plants are both perennial things. They blossom and mature, are harvested, and then lay dormant until the season returns.
Lowcountry Zen: Namaste Spa offers serenity, space, and specialized service
Since they opened in 2015, Hilton Head’s locally owned and operated Namaste Spa, located at Marriott’s Barony Beach Club, has always been considered a luxurious retreat, offering clients a certain level of well-appointed service. Recently, however, the spa has undergone a complete makeover, and as one would expect from a boutique spa housed inside one of the island’s most prestigious resorts, the transformation is a huge success. Now, more than ever, locals and visitors alike are enjoying Namaste’s upgraded serenity, space, and specialized service.
Hot WORKS! HOTWORX infrared sauna fitness studio brings the heat to Bluffton
HOTWORX is heating up workouts and creating hot bodies all over the country as the newest kid on the fitness block, and since May 15 the infrared studio has been open in Bluffton at 7 Venture Dr., Suite 103, at Buckwalter Place.
Upkeep Your Abode: A calendar for home maintenance
While most people are aware of the financial responsibility that homeownership requires, many don’t think much about the time and labor required to maintain a home. Regular home maintenance will ensure that your home stays healthy and happy and that you avoid frustration and wasted money.
Harbourfest 2021: The Return was Legendary
It is a three-decade-long-and-running tradition, the most popular multi-week summer event on Hilton Head Island. Named a “Top 20 Event” by the Southeastern Tourism Society and a “Best of Southern Fests” by South Magazine, generations of families continue to plan vacations around it.
Driven by Entrepreneurial Spirit, GoKart Hilton Head Hits The Road
How does a Northern banker and CEO of a global communications company invest in a marina in the Lowcountry—and, almost 30 years later, launch a go-kart track on Hilton Head Island? It’s just an entrepreneur’s journey down one road that leads to the next. In 1993, the...
Editor’s Note: July 2021
Hunter and I ran into Lori Smith, a former CH2 Bachelorette nominee, at Target last week. After some quick chit-chat, our conversation turned to how liberated we all felt walking into Target without masks. I commented that perhaps tough things needed to happen every now and again to make everyone appreciate how fortunate we really are.
A Strong Doctor-Patient Relationship Can Help You Feel Your Best
As COVID-19 swept across the country, the demand for accessible healthcare increased. Not just emergency room medicine, but primary care as well. Telemedicine, urgent care clinics, and pop-up centers made healthcare accessible to more people, but, in the long term, is this the kind of personalized care that Americans, particularly seniors or those juggling chronic conditions, want and need?
Bike Walk Hilton Head Island
Since Hilton Head Island Bicycle Advisory Committee’s (BAC) formation in 2011, the volunteer organization has focused on promoting cycling, improving the town’s bike-pedestrian infrastructure, and achieving bike-friendly community recognition. By all measures, the...
8 Faces of Summer Fun
Of course, you came to Hilton Head Island for the beach and maybe golf, tennis or pickleball. But what else is there to do? Plenty! Whether it’s tooling around town on a bike, flying through the trees on a zipline, racing a go-kart, reeling in your supper, dolphin watching, kayaking, paddle boarding, playing putt-putt golf, or riding a horse … beyond the beach, a colossal outdoor playground awaits.