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Stories by John Steinberger

Large crowd attends first West Ashley planning session.

The first of four citizen input workshops for the West Ashley Master Plan process took place at John Wesley United Methodist Church Monday. A capacity crowd of more than 200

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Should there be a park at “The Pig”?

Rumors are swirling that the City of Charleston is interested in purchasing the property formerly occupied by Piggly Wiggly at “suicide merge” at Sam Rittenberg Blvd. and Old Towne Rd.

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Kobrovsky re-elected as Charleston County GOP Chair

Larry Kobrovsky was elected to a second term as the Chairman of the Charleston County Republican Party at the party’s bi-ennial County Convention at Orange Grove Charter School Thursday. He

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Tecklenburg supports affordable housing mandates

Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg testified before a State Senate subcommittee in support of the South Carolina Inclusionary Zoning Act (S-346), legislation which would allow counties and municipalities to mandate that

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Frothy Beard gives spark to Ashley Landing shopping center

Ashley Landing shopping center on Sam Rittenberg Blvd. is attracting popular new tenants. The latest is the brewery Frothy Beard, which shares a space with Zombie Bob’s Pizza. The businesses

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McCoy legislation battles James Island overdevelopment

James Islanders have had it with recent high density development such as The Standard apartments on Maybank Highway, The Core apartments being built next to the Standard, and the proposed

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West Ashley office complex launched

Owners John Hagerty and Susan Simons, along with Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and members of the West Ashley Revitalization Commission (WARC) did a ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Schoolhouse, a former

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Twister Cypress gives West Ashley a blend of coffee and craft beer

A trio of friends recently realized a dream by opening Twisted Cypress Brewing Company at 1897 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., situated between Citadel Mall and Westwood Plaza. The establishment functions as

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Former West Ashley School converting to an office complex

The former Albemarle Elementary School at 720 Magnolia Rd., built in 1957, is re-opening as an office complex called The School House. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Wed. at

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West Ashley Master Plan workshop sites chosen

Four community input workshops have been set to help develop the West Ashley Master Plan from Mon., Apr. 24 to Sat., May 6. The workshops (except for May 6) will

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