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Meet your New Year’s resolutions in Charleston

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Head to Blue Bicycle Books and read more in 2023.

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Looking to meet your New Years resolution in Charleston? From starting a new sport to finding more family time, check out our local resolution recommendations below.

Cook more meals at home

Read more books

  • Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King St. | This locally-owned store stocks “just about every new and used Charleston book ever written” so you can enjoy books by Lowcountry authors.
  • Buxton Books, 160 King St. | Browse books at this independent bookstore and experience your favorite stories firsthand at upcoming events.
  • Itinerant Literate, 4824 Chateau Ave., North Charleston | This unique Park Circle bookshop offers a diverse selection of brand-new books plus book signings, story time, and open mic nights.

Spend more quality time with family

  • Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St. | Your little ones can explore environments and experiences that spark imagination with interactive exhibits like the art room and kids’ garden.
  • South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf | Bring your crew to experience exhibits, events, education programs, and over 5,000 animals.
  • Charleston County Parks, locations vary | Enjoy festivals, camps, classes, programs, and events at parks across the county.

Start a new sport

  • Cougar Free Store, 207 Calhoun St. | Help reduce environmental impact by giving art and school supplies, electronics, and small home goods.
  • East Cooper Community Outreach Clothing Closet, 1111 Bowman Rd., Mount Pleasant | This time of year, the closet needs plus-size seasonal womens clothing, children’s clothing, and new packs of underwear and socks.
  • Lowcountry Orphan Relief, 1850 Truxtun Ave., North Charleston | Drop off new and like-new items such as clothing, books, toiletries, and school supplies.