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The 7 biggest differences in old Charleston, SC vs new Charleston, SC

OLD VS NEWThese are the 7 biggest differences in old Charleston, SC vs new Charleston, SC.

#1) Your thoughts on Upper King Street:

Old Charleston: How can I get out of here faster?

abandoned

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New Charleston: I can’t find parking spaces near my favorite new restaurants.

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#2) Biggest decision of your weekend:

Old Charleston: How much beer should I take to Folly Beach?

beer on beach

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New Charleston:  How am I going to hide all my beer on Folly Beach?

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#3) Where to get your food:

Old Charleston: Piggly Wiggly, IGA,  your garden

garden

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New Charleston: Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Wal-Mart, Target, Sam’s Club, Costco, Bi-Lo, Publix, Food Lion, Harris Teeter, Earth Fare, Southern Season, Family Dollar, etc

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#4) Talking about football:

Old Charleston:  Who is your favorite team? Carolina or Clemson?

 

clemson

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New Charleston:  Who is your favorite team? Carolina, Clemson or Ohio State?

  osu

#5) Hardest part of your week:

Old Charleston: Congestion and accidents over the Cooper River Bridge

 

bridge

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New Charleston:  Congestion and accidents on I-26 at Ashley Phosphate

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#6) Drinking at bars:

Old Charleston:  Mini bottles

mini bottle

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New Charleston: MANY bottles

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#7) Every time it rains in Charleston:

Old Charleston: the city floods

flooded

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New Charleston: the city floods

spacey

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