Center 4 Women Annual Conference: Act. Aspire. Achieve

Center for Women is excited to hold its Annual Conference on Thursday, February 23, 2017 entitled “Act. Aspire. Achieve.” This event, expected to attract more than 200 attendees and take place at Trident Technical College Economic Development Complex in North Charleston, is a draw for attendees to hear from speakers presenting on various topics that […]

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Summer’s Corner

Rarely do we leave the peninsula, even more rarely do we venture as far as Summerville but when we were invited by our girls at Touchpoint Communication to a new development community with on-premise community garden and full cafe, we had to check it out. Moreover, our good friend, JA Moore is head chef and […]

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Red Bull Orange Launch Party

Red Bull is launching a brand new flavor: Red Bull Orange! Come out to the Music Farm for a music celebration with a celebrity guest artist! Taste Red Bull Orange with a variety of mixers and spirits at the Red Bull Lab Bar. The bar will be open from 9pm until 12am – so get […]

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Charleston Jazz Festival 2017

The highly anticipated Charleston Jazz Festival is back for its THIRD year in the Holy City with a star-studded line-up. The annual festival brings together thousands of jazz lovers from across South Carolina to celebrate the Holy City’s rich jazz heritage and thriving jazz scene. The festival will take place January 20 – 22, 2017, with […]

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Los Muertos

Day of celebration to honor loved one lost – Dia de los Muertos. This Mexican holiday represents vibrancy and love. November 1st and 2nd is a  time for family and friends to gather for festive food, drinks and dancing. Marigolds have long been used in ceremonies and rituals to pray respect to the deceased. We […]

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Euphoria Greenville 2016

  Greenville, SC is quickly becoming a top tourist destination in South Carolina. With a growing food and beverage scene in addition to breweries like Thomas Creek Brewing, a food could have a field day. Euphoria Greenville is a four-day Fall festival that celebrates food, wine and music. Attendees have an assortment of curated seminars, […]

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BevCon 2016

The Cocktail Bandits, were so excited to attend the first ever BevCon!! It took place at the Hyatt Place on  August 21st through August 23 in Charleston, South Carolina. BevCon is a 3 day conference for beverage professionals by beverage professionals focusing on ALL THINGS DRINKABLE: coffee, soda, juice, beer, wine and spirits.  It’s more intimate […]

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NABHOOD Conference 2016

NABHOOD first fell on our radar due to a tweet. @HeadHotelier suggested that the conference in Miami may be of interest to us. He was right! After visiting the website, we learned that entertainment mogul Shelia C. Johnson of Salamander Hospitality and other heavy hitters in the tourism industry were members of this organization, we […]

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Shake with love!

It may surprise you to learn that neither Taneka nor Johnny have any formal bartender training. Taneka has work experience in several bars and restaurants in Charleston but no one bothered to “teach” either of us how to shake a cocktail. It wasn’t until we started the Cocktail Bandits’ blog that we bought a book […]

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Good Business Summit 2016

A day of business talk that felt more like a community discussion – Good Business Summit 2016. Local business owners converged at the Sottile Theater to learn, network and share ideas. Topics discussed included: diversity in the workplace, creating a corporate culture and community change. We shared a panel  with Brothers & Craft on storytelling […]

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