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Kelly Barbrey

City Views: Best Places to See the Columbia SC Skyline

There’s something breathtaking about a skyline view - glass and steel and angles jutting out into the vibrant blue or sparkly night sky. And whether the Columbia SC skyline is your hometown view or whether you’re planning your first visit, we have a list of the top places to see all sides of our…

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Flick Fix: Movie Night in Columbia SC

Traditional movie night may have been cancelled due to COVID-19, but Columbia SC has some creative options for your next flick fix. South Carolina State Museum Planetarium: Summer 2020 shows include the Live Sky Tour, We Are Stars, Black Holes and National Parks Adventure. Check the website for…

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Pack a Basket: Picnic Spots around Columbia SC

We’re all for supporting our local restaurants by purchasing takeout. But rather than hunkering down over the steering wheel with that fried chicken sandwich, how about enjoying the great outdoors while maintaining distance from others? Luckily, four of our favorite outdoor spots remain open for a…

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Columbia SC in Bloom

Springtime is one of the most glorious seasons in Columbia, but sometimes it takes slowing our pace a bit to appreciate its true splendor. With folks spending more time in their yards and on walks, it’s the perfect time to learn more about the plants that make up the Columbia landscape, and maybe…

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Attraction-Hop Along Columbia SC’s Trolley Route

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…

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24 Hours in West Columbia

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…

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New Year's Day Food

In addition to being the official vegetable of South Carolina, collard greens become the star of the show around this time of year for another reason. If you’re from the South, you probably grew up eating collards — in addition to black-eyed peas and cornbread — on New Year’s Day to bring…

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Better with Bacon

It’s true. Everything's better with bacon. A lettuce and tomato sandwich? A little sad. But a BLT? We’re on the way. We're rounding up a list of Columbia SC’s most delectable dishes with bacon (and, for the purpose of this piece, we will include bacon’s sophisticated, un-cured and smoke-free…

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Country Comes to (Cola)Town

Country music and southern roots have long been intertwined. And if you’re looking for a boot-stomping good time all the way through the summer and into the fall, Columbia SC has a slate of country (and folk and bluegrass) music concerts coming riiiight up. 97.5 WCOS June Jam Party | The Senate…

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