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A Living Museum Like the sweet tea its residents inspired in 1890, Charleston is steeped in its own historical brew. Klomparens suggests kicking your day off with breakfast at the Okra Grill, Charleston Café or the Variety Store and then visiting a museum. One of the best but often overlooked is the BALLANTYNE | going home continued on page 84 "Charleston is a one-of- a-kind city having so much to offer in terms of history, culture, culinary excellence, entertainment and outdoor activities." — Ballantyne physical therapist Ryan Klomparens Historic architecture in Charleston includes much more than homes. Visitors enjoy strolling by the city's well-preserved homes on the waterfront. Sweetgrass baskets (left) are one of the region's prized crafts made by indigenous Gullah people. 82 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE SUMMER 2014 Ball Summer 14 - 3.indd 82 5/21/14 4:40 PM

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