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9:00 am on Wednesday October 22, 2014

A guide to Charleston's most expensive drinks

It's not hard to find a great cocktail in Charleston, but the Charleston City Paper can help you find some of the city's most interesting -- and pricey -- creations.
10:31 pm on Tuesday September 23, 2014

Charleston one-year alcohol ban for new bars advances

Hoping to address the perceived chaos that Charleston's explosion in bars has brought, city council has passed a first reading of a one-year ban on permits for alcohol between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m. on portions of King, Meeting, and Market streets. The...
3:23 am on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Charleston has new plan to limit bar crowds

The proposed odrinance is the city's latest take to control after-midnight pouring of alcohol. It will be discussed tonight, August 20.
5:28 am on Wednesday May 28, 2014

Drink up before midnight: New Charleston rule on alcohol sales

Charleston City Council voted 12-to-1 for a plan to restrict some new downtown businesses from selling alcohol past midnight.
8:25 am on Wednesday April 16, 2014

Large craft breweries could soon come to S.C. thanks to proposed legislation

If passed, "The Stone Bill" could draw in the likes of Stone Brewing or Deschutes Brewery to South Carolina by allowing brewpubs to produce and sell up to 500,000 barrels a year. Myrtle Beach is pushing this bill hard due to Stone Brewing Co seeking...
9:29 am on Friday March 21, 2014

4th annual Bar Car Olympics this Saturday

Participants will compete in five different competitive games at five Holy City bars. This year’s venues are Blind Tiger, Craftsmen Kitchen & Tap House, King Dusko, Mad River, and The Recovery Room. The event begins and ends at King Dusko. To...
9:44 am on Sunday February 2, 2014

Lucky Duck Distillery opening in Beaufort County

  Chase Flowers's "Lucky Duck Distillery" is set to open soon in Yemassee offering up bourbon and moonshine, and a legal chapter in the family profession.
6:17 am on Saturday February 1, 2014

S.C. Transport chief resigns following DUI charge

Retired general and current head of the S.C. Department of Transportation, Robert St. Onge, has resigned after being arrested in Lexington County on a charge of driving under the influence.
11:41 am on Friday January 24, 2014

It's Beer Can Appreciation Day!

Sure most Beerophiles turn up their noses at beer out of a can, preferring of course draft or bottle beer, but the beer can is one of the best alcoholic inventions in the last 100 years. Beer has only been offered in a can since 1935, can you...
6:41 pm on Thursday January 2, 2014

High Wire named one of best urban distillers