2018 Best of the Best PEOPLE


Camens Architectural Group



Whether it’s a truly individualized custom home, a full remodel or interior redesign, Camens takes your house to the next level with comprehensive services that span from the initial design concept to movie-in and beyond. Their talented staff, with experiences and backgrounds from around the world, incredible ideas and so much heart you’ll want to work with them again and again. Located in Charleston, they work on projects in Italy, Switzerland and anywhere in the U.S.


Motley Rice



Motley Rice, LLC is one of the nation’s largest plaintiffs’ litigation firms, and their Lowcountry firm is located across from the Arthur Ravenel Bridge in Mt. Pleasant. Built upon advocating for the rights of workers, consumers, families and investors, Motley Rice seeks justice and accountability for people and institutions harmed by wrongdoing and negligence. They are proud members of the community, and give back to local non-profits and organizations, and aim for the best outcome for their clients.

Cooper Chiropractic & Health


For the past two years, Dr. Ty Cooper has been recognized nationally as one of America's Best Chiropractors. Any health and well-being plan should include chiropractic and Dr. Ty’s staff on Meeting St. treats headaches, neck, joint and back pain, shoulder and hip pain, sciatica, sports and auto injuries and whiplash. How you feel affects your outlook on life, and that’s why their priority is to get you feeling better—fast!

Dentist, Adult

Pleasant Family Dentistry



After visiting here as one of the dentistry’s newest valued clients, you’ll always seek to display those pearly whites and will never again fear the infamous dentist drill. Whether it’s a routine cleaning or other oral health need—everything from restoration to veneers to bleaching—there’s nowhere else you need to go for top-notch teeth and mouth care than this Mt. Pleasant business, with innovative technology and staff that prides itself on providing “soothing” care.


Dentist, Pediatric

Kids Teeth



Any parent with a child knows how impossible it can be to get children to brush their teeth...willingly...twice a day. God bless pediatric dentists and the staff at Kids Teeth! Dr. Will and Dr. Mike treat the smiles of infants, children and adolescents in a comfy and fun environment. Don’t believe us? Just watch the virtual tour of the playground in the office! They have two Mt. Pleasant locations where they make dentist visits, well, pleasant.

Interior Designer
Sandra Ericksen Design



You find the sofa you love, a must-have pattern or a classy chandelier—but the problem is how to make it all fit together? Those who need that expert eye turn to Sandra Ericksen Design for the classy, creative and custom style they crave. Sandra finds a way to merge your lifestyle and preferences with your home’s architecture—whether you live in the historic district downtown or on the beach.

Local TV Station

WCSC Live 5 News



Weather, sports, traffic, breaking news--where do locals turn? To the team at Live 5, that’s where! No matter when you need an update, the Team is there for you all day. Early birds can catch a recap of last night’s news at 5am, viewers can enjoy a news bite on their lunch break or stay tuned to what’s happening throughout the evening. Need even more of the Lowcountry’s Local News leader? Download their app!


George Waring IV, Waring Vision Institute



You don’t just have the best care in South Carolina. Dr. George Waring IV is one of the leading ophthalmologists in the USA. As a respected authority in his field, he provides clients with most effective treatments available—after all, most don’t visit the eye doctor until things go wrong and when they do you want someone you can trust, ASAP! He treats everything from astigmatism and dry eye to cataracts, retinal disorders and more.


Sweetgrass Pediatrics



When your little one is sick, it can break your heart. It’s even tougher when they can’t communicate what’s wrong. Ask any Lowcountry parent who they trust to provide the best pediatric care around, and they’ll say Sweetgrass Pediatrics. With six convenient locations throughout the area, they treat newborns and new moms (breastfeeding support and prenatal consults). Request well or sick care appointments in the online patient portal, refill prescriptions and even message the staff!

Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Ram Kalus, Plastic Surgery of the Carolinas


Looking and feeling your best go hand-in-hand and Drs. Ram Kalus, MD, and Craig Rowin help men and women achieve their cosmetic goals—with the most natural-looking results. Dr. Kalus specializes in immediate and delayed breast reconstruction, as well as “Mommy Makeovers” combining breast augmentation, body contouring, liposuction, and abdominoplasty. Procedures are state-of-the-art to achieve a totally natural and “un-operated” appearance. Dr. Kalus also specializes in aesthetic facial surgery, facial reconstruction, and pediatric plastic surgery.  


The Bridge 105.5



For those not serious about Sirius, local radio station 105.5 The Bridge brings you the music to get you through the day. They play today’s best tunes, provide the latest in news, chat about hot topics and offer up-to-date Chucktown happenings—live. They’re also a sponsor of Charleston’s favorite happy hour concert series, Party on the Point. Listen to the sounds you love, call in to win concert tickets and prizes, or simply sing along.

Real Estate Agency
Carolina One Real Estate



Everyone wants to own a home in Charleston today—and there doesn’t seem to be an end to this magical time. But the more people look to buy (and sell!), the more we need real estate agents we can trust. You can’t miss the perfectly branded yellow and blue signs, and with an office on every corner, it’s no surprise we turn to Carolina One Real Estate the most. Buy, rent, apply for a mortgage today!


Oceanside Veterinary Clinic



Man’s best friend deserves the best health care, too—and that’s at the family-owned and operated Oceanside Veterinary Clinic, which was established in 1983. Your pet is your family, and they’ll treat him like theirs, too! The staff greets you with a warm smile at the door, listens to your concerns and treats you both with compassion and love. Come in for general and emergency medical services, behavioral consultations, nutritional guidance, dental expertise and more!

Wedding Planner

Shawn Rabideau Events & Design



It’s one thing to plan a casual get together at home—it’s another to plan a wedding. There’s coordinating vendors and guests and every single detail that needs attention. You don’t have time to focus on the little things, nor do you want to! Brides who want the (carefree) day of their dreams, with someone they trust, book Shawn Rabideau. He’s renowned nationwide as one of the industry's top wedding and event planners.

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