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Charlene Slaughter

Green Thumbs Up: Garden Shops in Columbia SC

Plant and garden enthusiasts can look forward to finding a variety of garden shops, nurseries and garden markets to enjoy. From plants and produce to garden products, here are a few spots that will help you take a part the Columbia SC region back home with you. The Purple Mushroom This boutique…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in Columbia SC

As a city well known or its history and readiness to celebrate, we are looking forward to Juneteenth and the special day to commemorate and rejoice in the achievements of African Americans. What is Juneteenth? On June 19, 1865, the final enslaved people in the United States were finally freed. The…

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All that Jazz: A Guide to the Columbia SC Jazz Scene

The jazz scene in Columbia SC is vibrant and diverse featuring traditional and modern jazz tunes being performed in unique spaces ranging from live music joints to wine bars and breweries. From concerts to cocktail lounges, big band to headliners, there are plenty of ways to experience the sounds of…

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Thanksgiving Meals in Columbia SC

Whether you are bringing a dish, need a few holiday sides or wanting to dine out for Thanksgiving, Columbia SC has options for everyone. Midwood Smokehouse is ready to take the stress of holiday cooking off your plate by preparing the main dish – whole smoked turkeys! Or grab a boneless ham, beef…

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Experiencing Fall Foliage in Columbia SC

With the beginning of fall comes all the things a change in season brings, including the vibrant colors of fall leaves. Peak times to see fall foliage here is the first week of November and there is no shortage of spots to see it. Parks and Gardens The Columbia region is home to many parks and…

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An Insider’s Look at Pickleball in Columbia SC

Pickleball – the sport that marries tennis, badminton, and ping pong into a fun sport for all ages and skill levels – has gained popularity throughout the U.S. and internationally. Here in Columbia, pickleball has an impressive following with courts throughout the region. Columbia SC Ambassador…

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