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Bike Guide to Columbia SC

Monday, October 4, 2021 12:00 AM by Guest Blogger

This blog and photo are provided by the Cola Town Bike Collective. First time visitors - and even longtime residents in the Columbia area may be surprised just how much we have going on in the area and how one of the the best ways to experience Columbia, is by bicycle! One of the best parts of Soda...
Beyond the relief from heat, autumn brings all kinds of good times to Columbia SC. Keep reading to find out why fall in Columbia SC is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. 1. Foliage From a stroll around UofSC’s campus to a hike along the Congaree National Park boardwalk, there’s no shortage of...

Cornhole – It’s More Than A Bar Game.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 1:00 PM by Kelsey Carmichael

We’re willing to bet you’ve tried your hand at Cornhole (beer in the other hand) at some point in your life. It’s a fun-loving game that often graces the yards and patios of bars across America. But did you know this game has made its way into the sporting industry with official tournaments? Cue the...
Columbia SC is a city that loves a good show, from Broadway shows at Koger Center and Hootie filling Colonial Life Arena to intimate concerts at the White Mule. That’s why we were so excited to hear that Cola Concerts is bringing socially distanced concert options to the Columbia Speedway in Cayce....

24 Hours in Lexington

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 12:00 AM by Charlene Slaughter

The town of Lexington is full of personality and charm with a mix of old and new, and a traditional yet quirky vibe. Here are a few must visits while you’re in town. Start with Sips Second Wave Coffee and Books definitely fits into the unexpected category. With freshly brewed coffee, sweet treats,...
If the sound of the Sandstorm hasn't graced your ears yet, it will soon. Yep football is back in Columbia SC, specifically Gamecock football. While the football games are the reason we all show up, there’s a lot more that goes into the football festivities around here. From the food and drink to...

Long Weekend Plans: Labor Day in Columbia SC

Saturday, August 14, 2021 12:00 AM by Helen Dennis

What better way to end the summer than with a laid-back road trip? With plenty of outdoor activities, safe and clean hotels, and welcoming locals, Columbia SC is the perfect spot to spend your long Labor Day weekend. So load up the car for a change of scenery and get ready to make memories in the...

Sizzling Summer Events in Columbia SC

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:00 AM by Dayna Cantelmi

Though the temps may indicate that summer has already been here for a while, we can now *officially* say that summer has arrived. Fill these long, sunny days with a full calendar of festivals, live music, holiday celebrations, sports and more. Juneteenth Juneteenth marks when the last enslaved...