MYSTERY:  Kind of creepy looking

MYSTERY: Kind of creepy looking

We’re betting this image won’t be too tough for many long-time Charlestonians, but then again, who knows? Fourth correct answer of the location of this photo gets a pair of RiverDogs tickets. Send your entry — plus your name and hometown — to Photo by Michael Kaynard, Kaynard Photography.

by · 07/06/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
PHOTO:  McLeod Oak

PHOTO: McLeod Oak

This grand 600-year-old oak is located at McLeod Plantation Historic Site, open since April and operated by the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission. The new 36-acre park, located near the Wappoo Cut bridge on James Island, is an important Gullah/Geechee heritage site that has been preserved. You can tour the plantation and compare the family home with those built for enslaved families. There’s lots to learn. More information can be found here. (Photo from CCPRC.)

by · 06/29/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
PHOTO:  Charleston United

PHOTO: Charleston United

Mark Lawrence of Charleston on Sunday signed a “Charleston United” canvas filled with hundreds of names. It was set up on the sidewalk along Calhoun Street under the entrance to Emanuel AME Church where nine members were shot and killed in what authorities are investigating as a hate crime. (Photo by Andy Brack)

by · 06/22/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
MYSTERY:  Where’s this construction?

MYSTERY: Where’s this construction?

It appears to be steel, and in some intricate pattern. Now tell us where you think this piece of construction is located, and its significance. Send your entries to and be sure to include where you live.

by · 06/15/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
MYSTERY: Where’s this mailbox?

MYSTERY: Where’s this mailbox?

Hanahan photographer Chuck Boyd sent along this photo wondering whether people knew where this creative mailbox was. First person with the correct answer wins a pair of vouchers for any RiverDogs’ game. Send your guess — and your name, hometown and contact information — to

by · 06/08/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
MYSTERY: Where’s this house?

MYSTERY: Where’s this house?

You can spy two lavender-colored garlic bulbs in front of this old house in the tri-county area. Where is it and why is it important. First AND second to guess each win a pair of tickets to a Charleston RiverDogs’ game. Send your guess, name and contact information to:

by · 06/01/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
MYSTERY:  Pink elephant

MYSTERY: Pink elephant

Photographer Chuck Boyd of Hanahan is pictured here with a pair of elephants, including one that is pink. Where was this picture taken? First correct guess wins a pair of RiverDogs ticket vouchers. Send your name and contact information with your guess to:

by · 05/25/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
Copyrighted photo by Michael Kaynard.

PHOTO: Moonlight and magnolias

It’s time for moonlight and magnolias — and sunlight and magnolias. Contributing photographer Michael Kaynard snapped this stunning picture of a magnolia bloom at Hampton Park over Memorial Day weekend. More: Kaynard Photography.

by · 05/25/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos
What and where is this?

MYSTERY: Iconic Charleston figure

This might be a pretty tough mystery photo. It shows an iconic figure that has a special meaning in Charleston. But where can you see it and what does it mean?

by · 05/18/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Mystery Photo, Photos
Edmondston-Alston House gate

PHOTO: An historic gateway

The detail in this gate at the Edmondson-Alston House illustrates the long history of the museum, the only house museum that commands a great view of Charleston’s harbor.

by · 05/18/2015 · Comments are Disabled · Photos