A Classic Fall Dish: Lowcountry Boil

One of the many reasons Charleston is such a beloved city and continues to win praise year after year is its rich culinary history. Food and cooking are deeply engrained in Charleston’s culture and there are a few local delicacies that you just can’t get anywhere else, including the famous and aptly-named “Lowcountry Boil.”
Lowcountry Boil has been at the heart of many Charleston family and social gatherings for many years, and has a way […]

Your Local Go-Tos for Sustainable Seafood

Fall is a perfect time of year to test your culinary skills in the kitchen. In honor of National Seafood Month, why not try your hand at some new seafood recipes? From Lowcountry Boils to oyster roasts to she crab soup, October is a great month to entertain family and friends with a delicious Charleston meal.

As you are shopping for ingredients for your masterpiece, remember the importance of shopping sustainably for seafood ingredients. Our […]

Price Regains Vision After Five Months of Blindness

The South Carolina Aquarium saved the life of Price, a severely debilitated loggerhead that stranded in early May, but with a diagnosis of severe bilateral cataracts, it would take someone else to save his/her future. The blind turtle would not have a chance of surviving in the wild without greater intervention, and that came on Monday, September 28 when Dr. Anne Cook and her staff at Animal Eye Care of the Lowcountry performed cataract surgery […]

The Rising Tide… of Marine Debris

The recent rash of nuisance flooding has not only brought headaches for downtown residents and commuters, but also marine debris. Marine debris—also known as litter, is human-created waste found in oceans and waterways. During the past few days we’ve experienced the excessive flooding—and an increase in marine debris on beaches located next to the Aquarium.

In fact—in just one day we collected more than 16-pounds of litter on the beach located to the left of […]

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