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Happy Trails: 6 Trails to Explore in Columbia SC

We say it all the time, Columbia SC is where city meets nature. But for anyone who is new to town or at least new to exploring the great outdoors, it can be hard to know where to start. To help you out we’re sharing a list of trails throughout the Midlands that can help you start your outdoor…

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Black History Month in Columbia SC

Black history flows through the streets of Columbia SC, touching our modern lives through art, politics, food and beyond. This February, we dive deeper into that heritage with Black History Month. Engage and Learn African American History Monument On the east side of the South Carolina State House…

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The Sandstorm Returns: Football Season in Columbia SC

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…

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Long Weekend Plans: Labor Day in Columbia SC

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…

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Your Guide to the 2021 Gervais Street Bridge Dinner

History The inaugural bridge dinner was in October of 2015 and was the first public event able to be held after the Great Flood. It was the first date in which first responders were able to assist with a public event, and they were honored guests that evening in what turned out to be a much-needed…

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Meet Columbia SC: Chef Frank Bradley

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…

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