Author: Kelly Barbrey

7 Places To Dine Gluten Free in Columbia SC

Monday, October 1, 2018 3:00 PM by Kelly Barbrey

Picking a restaurant while traveling is hard enough with myriad options in an unfamiliar place. Add to that specific dietary restrictions or requirements, toss in a couple traveling companions with differing preferences from your own and you have a pretty tall order on hand. Well, if dining gluten...

24-Hour Getaway (With Kids!) In Columbia SC

Thursday, June 21, 2018 10:00 AM by Kelly Barbrey

When the newness of summer wears off (oh, around day three or so), the kids start climbing the walls for something to do and you still have another month before you take your week-long vacation, you need a fast solution. A stop-gap. A diversion. A getaway! You don’t want to break the bank , and you...

Fresh Summer Style Picks in Columbia SC

Friday, May 18, 2018 3:00 PM by Kelly Barbrey

Cover photo courtesy of Just the Thing Whether your summer dreams have you wrapped in a floral patio dress sipping a crisp white in front of Lula Drake on Main Street or geared up in surf-inspired swimwear and a hip cover-up with your feet dangling off the back of a boat on Lake Murray , Columbia SC...

Five Girls’ Weekends in Columbia SC

Friday, September 8, 2017 3:00 PM by Kelly Barbrey

We know that not all girls’ weekends are created equal. Perhaps you are looking to line up an extravaganza of late nights and urban delights for a friend who is about to say her “I Do’s”. Or maybe you need to cultivate a cerebral stay worthy of your book club buds. Here are a few of our...

How To Tailgate Like a Local in Columbia SC

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:00 PM by Kelly Barbrey

Cover photo by: @ScottSauls Columbia SC may be Gamecock Country where the die-hard fans bleed garnet and black, but while we like to get down to business on the field, we sure do know how to roll out the welcome mat at a tailgate. Around here we know nothing brings people together like a big ole’...

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...