Closed ○ Check out Holy City Sinner’s list of all the Charleston-area restaurants that closed in 2020 to reminisce on what we lost this past year due to various circumstances like the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic + moving on to different ventures.
Asked ○ We want to see the Lowcountry from the sky. If you have any aerial photos of Charleston, share them with us here for a chance to be featured in an upcoming newsletter.
Trending ○ In a recent interview, country star Darius Rucker admitted that he nearly passed on the recording of his hit “Come Back Song” after listening to Chris Stapleton’s demo version. Darius praised the fellow musician by saying, “I could never sing it like that. He kills that song.” 🎤 (Southern Living)
Biz ○ Stop-gap coverage have you stumped? Workers’ comp worries? Small businesses can get answers and insight into insurance during Layr’s #BetterBusinessInsurance Q&Aon Thurs., March 4 at 10 a.m., when Layr’s CEO Phillip Naples and Head of Customer Success TJ Schmakel will answer all of your burning business insurance questions. Ⓟ
Coronavirus ○ VisitSCDHEC’s website for full coronavirus data + stats, and here for daily positive COVID-19 cases + related deaths in South Carolina andaccelerateSC’s website for full coronavirus data + stats on South Carolina’s employment, business, economy, education, and more.
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The smackdown will feature Chef Mason Hereford of Turkey and the Wolf and Molly’s Rise and Shine in New Orleans + Top Chef’s Claudette Zepeda of Vaga Restaurant in Encinitas. The chefs will make signature Waffle House dishes, and ticket holders will help pick the champion.
Learn more + register for the event here. Get ready to fire up the virtual griddle. 🧇
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PlanAhead ○ Wild Dunes Resort Hiring Event| Wed., Mar. 3-Thur., Mar. 4 | 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. | 1 Sundial Circle, Isle of Palms | Free | Wild Dunes Resort is hosting a Hiring Event to source enthusiastic, dedicated, and skilled applicants to join the opening team of the new Sweetgrass Inn. Ⓟ ○The 2021 Joseph I. Waring Lecture| Thurs., March 11 | Virtual | Free | Dr. Stephen Casper, from Clarkson University, will present, “Punch Drunk Slugnuts: Violence and the Vernacular History of Disease.” Ⓟ
Disclaimer: It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in any mentioned events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions. If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly.
TV lovers, history buffs, travel nerds and anyone in between can sign up for The Great Courses Plus to start streaming video lectures that take viewers through Caerphilly Castle, the Cenote Suytun, or on a virtual tour of Venice.
Think of it as your passport to learn the rich culture, breathtaking locations, and deep history of some of the most fascinating places in the world. 🗺️