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January 8, 2021
Gyspy Parlor

Gypsy Parlor – a Cuban Delight

Gypsy Parlor Beginnings Stopped in at one of our newest restaurants, The Gypsy Parlor.  Magdalen Arango is the Executive Liaison.  She shared with me their history and how they started.  Originally it was a Food Truck.  After several permanent locations opened, they retired the food truck.  Now, the Gypsy Parlor […]
January 5, 2021
2020 Review

2020 Real Estate Market Review for Summerville

Summerville 2020 Real Estate Market Review Watch my 2020 review of the Summerville market and predictions for 2021. Summerville 2020 Stats for Single Family Homes Median Sales Price = $297,000 (8.3% increase from 2019) Percentage List Price to Sales Price = 98.9% Median Days on Market = 5 Months Supply […]
December 31, 2020
Summerville Events

January 2021 – Summerville Events Around Town

It’s January, a brand new year, thankfully and it’s time to get out and do some things around town.  I’ve compiled a shortlist of some of the things going on in Summerville that can be Covid safe.  Let me know if you go and how you enjoyed the event!! Summerville […]
December 17, 2020
Christmas Star

The First “Christmas Star” in nearly 800 years

What is a Christmas Star? Jupiter and Saturn Will Align to Create the First “Christmas Star” in Nearly 800 Years. As crazy as this year has been, we are going to witness a Christmas miracle. Jupiter and Saturn, the two largest planets in our solar system, will be so close […]
December 15, 2020
Housing Bubble

Are Home Prices Headed Toward Bubble Territory?

Talk of a housing bubble is beginning to crop up as home prices have appreciated at a rapid pace this year. This is understandable since the appreciation of residential real estate is well above historic annual averages. According to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), annual appreciation since 1991 has averaged 3.8%. Here are […]
December 4, 2020
Summerville shops

Shop Local and Show Summerville Some Love

Shop Local and Show Summerville Some Love It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. Christmas carols playing in the square, storefronts donning Christmas decor, twinkling Christmas lights, and a merry season of giving all make my spirit bright. Our locally […]
December 1, 2020
December Events

Summerville Events in December

Check out some of the fun Summerville events in December. Crystal & Gem Show – December 5th, 9am Come find a wide variety of Crystals, find Reiki charged candles, crystal stone jewelry, sage, incense, wooden boxes, and Bohemian style clothing. And we heard there will be lots of specials. Stop […]
September 4, 2020

A Labor Day History

For all my history buffs out there, here are some interesting facts about Labor Day and the origins of the holiday. The Early American Working Conditions Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It is traditionally the first Monday in September. It was created by the […]
August 7, 2020
George H Seago Jr Library

George H Seago Jr and His Love for Summerville

The Dorchester County Library on Old Trolley Road first opened its doors in the 1970s.  George H Seago Jr is the man largely responsible for the inception to opening day for Summerville’s first local public library.  Access to books for the public prior to that was only through small, private […]