Darius Rucker was born, raised, and currently lives with his family in Charleston. Bill Murray is part owner of the Charleston Riverdogs minor league baseball team and owns a home in Charleston, as well.
2. SEEN – Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith in downtown Charleston at the City Market and running around the Battery – October 7th
Also, SEEN – A ginormous yacht in the Charleston harbor. Welcome to Miami Charleston!
3. This past Sunday, NBC’s “Football Night in America” spotlighted Summerville High School‘s football coach, John McKissick in a piece called “An All-American Homecoming.” He’s been the coach there for over 60 years!!! 10 of his former players have gone to the NFL – so crazy! Click here to see highlights from the episode. I couldn’t find the actual clip – boo!
5. Charleston has finally done it. Sorry San Fran, your 18 year streak of number one is OH-VA. Welcome to number TWO! Conde Nast Traveler has announced that its readers have voted Charleston the No. 1 Tourist Destination in the US!!!!!! YIPPEE!
So I ask you, best friends and family – why haven’t YOU made the trip yet?!
Do it, do it, do it!!!
p.s. Stay tuned for blog posts about both Charlotte Oktoberfest AND Southern Living’s Taste of Charleston events this past weekend!!!