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Opening reception is tonight (Feb. 8, 2013) from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at USCB Sea Island Center, 1106 Carteret Street in Beaufort
Currently Listing: Tom Hanks crashed a Beaufort wedding, Sweet tea could kill you and the Grammy's dress code
Try as I might to be on the cutting edge of all things pop culture and technology, sometimes I’m a little late to the party.
And in the case of developer Zach Gage’s insanely addictive word game, SpellTower, my tardiness might have something to with my apathy toward mobile games.
I didn’t play any of the seemingly hundreds of iterations of Angry Birds. Or Temple Run. Or Fruit Ninja. Or Plants vs. Zombies.
Currently Listing: Ray Rice falls off a float, the Lee Bros. new cookbook and another season of 'Buckwild'
I never envisioned myself living in the South.
And I certainly didn't imagine myself liking it this much.
Having spent most of my childhood in the tundra-like landscape of western New York and my adolescence and college years in Indiana, I had grown accustomed to a certain kind of lifestyle. One that didn't include sweet tea, a grammatically problematic conjunction that combined "you" and "all," and temperatures that make a sauna feel drafty.
UPDATE: Yo Addiction is set to open March 24.
Ok, this is getting crazy. Just found out that what could be the sixth self-serve frozen yogurt shop is coming to the area. Yo Addiction is going in near Fresh Market on Hilton Head in the old Cold Stone Creamery spot.
No word yet on when it is opening, so follow them here on Facebook.
Currently Listing: A gross (but kind of awesome) 'Walking Dead' promo, Sean Brock on 'Top Chef' tonight and personalized Pez
The Beaufort County Board of Education will interview seven semi-finalists for superintendent this week, beginning Monday and continuing tomorrow.
The board also interviewed candidates today and will meet later this evening in County Council Chambers to consider a proposal from board chairman Bill Evans to create committees to gain feedback from teachers and staff, and advise the board on curriculum, finance and human resources issues.