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Attraction-Hop Along Columbia SC’s Trolley Route

Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:00 PM by Kelly Barbrey

While much of walkable and welcoming Columbia SC can be explored on foot, sometimes it’s nice to catch a ride when hopping between districts and attractions. And what better way to attraction-hop than the free (and adorable) trolleys of the Soda Cap Connector. A part of the Columbia Regional Transit...

24 Hours in West Columbia

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 2:00 PM by Kelly Barbrey

It’s no secret to Columbia SC locals that West Columbia is booming. This beloved district is home to a burgeoning batch of funky restaurants, a delightful array of antique shops and more art than you can shake a stick at. Start out by booking a stay at West Columbia’s Holiday Inn Airport, where...

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...

Park Like a Pro: Tips + Tricks for Parking in Columbia SC

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:00 AM

Parking in any city can be daunting, especially if you’re a visitor that doesn’t know the ins and outs of each neighborhood. Instead of circling the block a few times (or several), let us help you prepare + ease the frustration with these hidden gems and local parking secrets in Columbia SC. Main...
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...
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...
And just like that, summer’s here and we’re ready to make the most of it. Start making some vacay plans now with our rundown of all the festivals, concerts, outdoor activities and more going on throughout the month of June. Summer Fun Fill up the long summer days and nights with festivals and events...