Posts from April 2011

Famously hot. Surprisingly green.

Monday, April 18, 2011 9:42 PM by Mandi Engram

The City of Columbia has officially kicked off Green Week. Monday's focus was on community gardening. Tuesday, April 19, Earth Fest 2011 will be held from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Columbia Museum of Art 's Boyd Plaza (corner of Main and Hampton Street). Exhibitors will be present to display...

National Park Week: April 16-24, 2011

Monday, April 18, 2011 7:07 PM by Mandi Engram

Did you know that this week is National Park Week ? That means admission is FREE to national parks across the country April 16-24, 2011! What's even better is that admission to Congaree National Park -- South Carolina's only national park -- is always free . Congaree National Park offers hiking,...

Get Fed at "The Shed"

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 11:16 AM by Kelly Barbrey

I've lived in Columbia for seven years and I can't believe it's taken me this long to "Get Fed at the Shed" The Farmer's Shed , that is. You might have ridden by it a hundred times, as it's right across the street from Lexington High School. It looks, from the outside, like a garden center and...