• Dog

    Charleston Has Gone to the Dogs

    This past weekend, Charleston's Southeastern Wildlife Expo (SEWE) brought together wildlife enthusiasts and dog lovers, showcasing a diverse array of canine companions amid the city's historic streets and waterfront. Let's look at the best moments from SEWE, celebrating the charm and charisma of the furry friends we encountered.

  • Food,  Culture

    The Best Food I Never Ate

    In Charleston's ever-evolving culinary tapestry, I overlooked the chance to dine at Martha Lou's Kitchen, a bastion of Southern cooking. Let my tale of the best food I never ate be your call to action—seize the moment and savor the experiences you yearn for before they vanish.

  • Culture

    To The Captain From This Kid

    I hesitate to write this for many reasons. I mean, take your pick; being teased when I was wet behind the ears and full of dreams for liking his music when seemingly his audience was drinking bottles of their favorite octogenarian nutrition shakes, or maybe I am reserved about writing my thoughts down because I won’t do…

  • Culture

    Beaufort by the Sea

    Nestled along the East Coast are two historic towns that, despite sharing a name and a penchant for Southern charm, offer distinct experiences steeped in the richness of American history and coastal culture. In this feature, we delve into the heart of these coastal havens, exploring them through the lens of a Southern lifestyle that Feathers & Whiskey readers cherish.

  • Culture,  Lifestyle

    The Battle of Hayes Pond

    On a cold January night 66 years ago, the Lumbee tribe of Robeson County, North Carolina, stood resolute against the Ku Klux Klan, culminating in the historic Battle of Hayes Pond. This decisive confrontation saw the Klansmen scatter into the darkness, their bigotry outmatched by the bravery and unity of the Lumbee warriors, forever marking a victory against racial oppression.

  • Culture

    The Tree That Owns Itself

    For and in consideration of the great love I bear this tree, and the great desire for its protection for all time, I convey entire possession of itself and of all land eight feet of the tree on all sides. - William H. Jackson

  • Culture,  Lifestyle

    Something Old, Something New.

    I read a post on Instagram the other day and the there were two pictures of Case pocket knives and the author went on to explain that these were his Father’s and Grandfather’s knives and case was all the only brand they would carry. I had to smile as I too have my Father’s and Grandfather’s Case knives.…

  • Food,  Culture

    Eating in the New Year

    By Robbie Perdue As the clock strikes midnight and the calendar turns to January 1st, a unique aroma fills Southern kitchens. It’s a scent that heralds prosperity and good fortune, a tradition steeped in history and hope: the cooking of black-eyed peas and collard greens for New Year’s Day. The roots of this Southern tradition run as deep as the history of the South itself. Black-eyed peas, originally from West Africa, were one of the few food sources left for the Confederate South after Sherman’s march. The humble pea thus became a symbol of survival and resilience. Over time, eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day evolved into a practice believed…