Author: Helen Dennis

Scrub-a-Dub: Wash Your Hands to These Local Songs

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

If there are two things we can all get behind these days, it's supporting local and staying healthy. While you could continue to sing Happy Birthday for the thousandth time while sudsing up those hands, we recommend something a bit more real. Try these local songs to make your twenty seconds a bit...

Hop in! We’re going on a public art tour.

Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

Load up the car, it’s time to explore the Columbia SC public art. While many museums and attractions have temporarily closed their doors to the public, you don’t have to take a break from the art and culture around town. We’ve crafted a few public art driving tours of Columbia SC featuring art that...

4 Reasons to Visit Columbia SC this Spring

Thursday, March 12, 2020 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

With Winter squarely in our rear-view, we are ready to welcome springtime to Columbia SC. Bold Blooms Our city comes alive with beautiful blooms at the first hint of spring. From the cherry blossoms to pear trees, driving through the State House Grounds is a perfect fusion of history and nature. To...

Spice it Up: 7 Hot Drinks in Columbia SC

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:00 PM by Helen Dennis

The Columbia SC beverage scene is pretty hot, but these spicy cocktails and coffees take it to the next level. Grab your friends and head to one of these local watering holes for libations that are sure to set your mouth on fire, but in a good way. COA This downtown agavaria and cocina knows a...

2020 Famously Hot New Year

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

2019 has been pretty good to Columbia SC, but in this city we are always looking forward to what's next. Welcoming the year 2020 is no exception, and here to help ring in the New Year is the Famously Hot New Year's Eve Celebration. Salt-n-Pepa Since 2011, Famously Hot New Year's Eve has been...

Thanksgiving Weekend in Columbia SC

Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

While the main event of Thanksgiving Day gathers everyone in one place for a delicious meal, the fact of the matter is that there are many more hours in the day and all those folks gathered around the table will need something to do. Don’t you worry – one of the things we are most thankful for in...
These spots are whipping up more than delicious craft beers. Their creative flavor combos and local ingredients spread from the brew room to the kitchen where chefs take the reins to create tasty southern bites that often incorporate their brewers’ beer. River Rat If you like brunch with your beer,...

Let's Roll: Bowling Alleys Around Columbia SC

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

We've got a strikingly good idea for your next late night adventure, birthday party or family outing: bowling! It's time to strap on those bowling shoes and book a lane at one of the many alleys across the Midlands. Whether your crew is looking for a healthy competition, family time or the neon...