Love Local this Valentine's Day

Feb 8, 2019

The sweetest holiday of the year is fast approaching! As you go to splurge on something sweet or sparkly for your loved one or best friend – go LOCAL! For every dollar spent with a local business, 45% stays in the Lowcountry – as compared to only 14%… Read More

Companies thrive at Local Works - 2018 Impact Report

Jan 11, 2019

Local Works, a 3,000sf community coworking space located on Upper Meeting Street,  aims to provide low-cost contract-free professional workspace for entrepreneurs and businesses in need of a creative and collaborative environment.  This open-sector coworking model supports businesses in need of dependable space and an active community ripe for partnerships…. Read More

2018 Buy Local Markets

Nov 1, 2018

(Do you know of a market not listed below? Let us know!) — ONGOING — – Be sure to find a Farmers Market near you this fall and holiday season! – The Charleston Farmers’ Market hosts a special Holiday Market on Saturdays and Sundays throughout December, 9am – 3pm…. Read More

MUSC AHH to provide health screenings at Better Block Reynolds Ave

Oct 16, 2018

MUSC Alliance for Hispanic Health (AHH)  is a student-led organization that is committed to improving the health among the local Hispanic community. They encourage an inter-professional approach in our engagement with the community, and generally seek to uphold the larger purpose of MUSC as a whole, which is “to… Read More

2018 Good Business Summit: Workforce Woes

Oct 3, 2018

Written by Stephanie Hunt // Photo by Foxworthy Studios Innovative Options and Shared Community Values Charleston gets media accolades and glossy magazine spreads right and left, but for local business owners and residents, the picture is not always so postcard perfect. The Holy City was recently named the #1 worst city… Read More

2018 Good Business Summit Keynote: Be Authentic

Oct 3, 2018

Written by Stephanie Hunt // Photo by Foxworthy Studios Talking Company Culture with Karalee Nielsen Fallert and Steve Palmer Summit goers fueled by Callie’s Biscuits and high test Broom Wagon Coffee brew got plenty to chew on as the day kicked off with a conversation between local restaurateurs Karalee Nielsen… Read More

Hurricane Florence Relief Workshop with the SBA

Sep 28, 2018

Did your business suffer physical or economic loss due to Hurricane Florence? The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has added additional counties to the disaster declaration in South Carolina for businesses and residents affected physically and / or economically by Hurricane Florence beginning Sept. 8, 2018. The disaster declaration… Read More

Hurricane Florence - Local Business Resources

Sep 11, 2018

As we all make preparations for Hurricane Florence, both for our homes and businesses, may we be reminded to 1) breath, 2) check on neighbors and pets in need, 3) implement your business and household disaster plan, and 4) be ready to help one another clean up post-storm…. Read More

How to Go Indie this Independence Day

Jun 27, 2018

Celebrate Independence Day by supporting your local-independent businesses! Whether you’re planning the perfect beach day, an outdoor hiking adventure, or are hosting a back-yard party for friends and neighbors, let your local businesses help you get everything you need for an unforgettable holiday: Grill & Grub like a… Read More