Posts By: Block Charleston

A Lowcountry Local Shrimp and grits is a local dish that is loved by many, especially us. The dish originated in the South and was given delicious life in Charleston thanks to our French, Gullah, and Cajun culinary ancestors. Almost every restaurant serves their version of the classic, with fresh seafood, creamy grits, and more. We are firm   

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Charleston’s real estate market is one of the best in the country! With new housing developments and mini real estate booms cropping up all over the Charleston area, including in North Charleston, West Ashley, and Johns Island, it’s great news for new home buyers and out-of-state hopefuls. The job and population boom happening in Charleston can   

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Whether you’re a Charleston local, a visitor, or thinking about moving to Charleston, you’ll be happy to know that there is always something to do. With the colorful history, award winning food, beautiful beaches, and evolving culture no one should be bored! If you’re trying to figure out some things to do in Charleston this   

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With school out for the summer and the sun shining down, everyone is thinking of going to the beach! Charleston beaches are some of the best in the world and we are lucky to be able to go every day we can! Whether you want a family-friendly atmosphere, great shell hunting opportunities, or just a   

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One of the most popular areas of new real estate in Charleston, is located on Johns Island (also spelled John’s Island). Johns Island is a booming suburb of Charleston, located about 10 to 20 minutes away from the downtown peninsula, depending on how far into Johns Island you’re getting. Families and first time home buyers   

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Charleston is one of the top shopping destinations in the world, with luxury chains like Kate Spade and Louis Vuitton, as well as local, home-town favorites like the Copper Penny Shooz and Finicky Filly. The Block Charleston loves shopping local and supporting our Charleston community. There are amazing stores up and down King Street, so you   

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We’ve been watching the slow development of The Cigar Factory building in downtown Charleston on East Bay Street for years. The huge, historic building has had many plans made and many plans fall through. Fortunately, the current owners are going to make it through the struggles that the past owners faced with high end tenants   

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Sunday Brunch is a religion in Charleston. If you aren’t sipping on a Bloody Mary (or mimosa), over some home fries, bacon, and eggs at least a few Sundays a month, you’re doing it wrong. Bloody Mary’s are so popular that Charleston even has it’s own mix, the Charleston Mix (pictured right). The Charleston Mix is   

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Charleston’s culinary culture is world renowned. We’re known for our wide variety of always tasty dishes at a range of prices. Every year new, even more amazing restaurants open up. Our mouths are watering just looking at the menus online and reading sneak peaks. Downtown Charleston 492 – We’ve loved watching the revitalization of the dilapidated 492   

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The revitalization and growth of the West Ashley neighborhood of Charleston, SC is underway! Along with the updated Citadel Mall and huge new developments, there is further evidence that West Ashley is the place to be, for both Charleston residents and business-owners. West Ashley Greenway Planned expansion and paving of the West Ashley Greenway will   

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