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After a year of anticipation, the Gervais Street Bridge Dinner returns. One of Columbia SC's most iconic events, the dinner closes the Gervais Street Bridge to vehicle traffic while hundreds of guests sit for a family style meal with an unbeatable view. History The inaugural bridge dinner was in...

Meet Columbia SC: Chef Frank Bradley

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

When you talk about local with Chef Frank Bradley, you’ll quickly realize the topic goes beyond the ingredients he uses as the Executive Chef at Hendrix. This born and raised Columbia SC native has been making his way in local restaurants since high school. From prepping sandwiches at The Other...

24 Hours in The Vista

Monday, January 4, 2021 12:00 AM by McClelland Schilling

Nestled between the banks of the Congaree River and the downtown scene, you’ll find one of Columbia SC’s most electric districts. From museums full of wonder, public art around every corner, and a mouth-watering culinary scene, The Vista makes for a whirlwind weekend escape. Saturday Morning Check...

Comfy Cozy: How to Hygge in Columbia SC

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:00 AM by Dayna Cantelmi

Due to an unexpected amount of extra time spent at home in 2020, many of us have inadvertently become masters of the Danish art of Hygge – a mood of coziness that brings feelings of wellness and contentment. Here’s how you can achieve maximum levels of Hygge comfort in Columbia. Full Belly, Full...