Columbia’s outdoor public pools open for the 2018 swim season on Saturday, May 26. Special hours will be observed on Memorial Day — Monday, May 28 — and each pool will have a free swim day one afternoon a week all summer long.
GoColumbia is kicking off its summer road trips series with the most obvious places to visit in South Carolina. Tourist attractions including beaches, golf courses, state parks and more draw visitors from around the country.
Two Sunset Boulevard businesses have closed in Lexington while another, Dollar Tree, is expanding its space in front of Walmart. GameStop and Hot 4 Wings have both closed in the Publix shopping center at Sunset and Old Cherokee Road.
Cafe Strudel has announced it will open its Lexington location on Monday, May 21. The restaurant is located in the former Kovachi's restaurant space at 309 S. Lake Drive just a couple of blocks from Lexington's Main Street.
Where in Forest Acres should one go for a meal or a snack after an afternoon of shopping, a morning of Little League or on the tennis courts at Trenholm Park? The options include eggs up grill, the original pancake house, and pasta fresca.
Here are five restauraunts in the Columbia area to get a good steak. The offerings include sirloin, porterhouse and ribeye steaks. The restaurants include the Kingsman, motor supply co. bistro, terra, tallulah, and Mr. Bunky's.
As the Book of Mormon, written by the creators of South Park, is showing at the Koger Center, the Mormon church hung their own response."You've seen the play. Now read the book," a sign hanging on the front of the Assembly Street church says.
Thousands will descend upon downtown Columbia, SC, this weekend for the 46th annual Governor's Cup Road Race, which includes the signature half-marathon and several smaller races. Here's what you need to know if you're planning to run, cheer on the runners — or trying to avoid the traffic.
Charleston-based The Hall Management Group announced that it has purchased The Oak Table in Columbia from Charleston's Indigo Road Hospitality Group. The Columbia location will be the fourth Halls Chophouse branded restaurant in SC.
Charleston's Home Team BBQ is headed to the old Harper's restaurant location in Five Points in Columbia, SC. The building has been empty since May 2017. A Zaxby's fast-food restaurant pulled out of plans for the building when neighbors objected.
The Town of Lexington confirmed to The State on Wednesday that the Marriott hotel headed for downtown Lexington's East Main Street will be a Springhill Suites. The hotel is expected to open late 2019 or early 2020.
Outdoor movies will be screened at the Icehouse Amphitheater in Lexington, SC; Riverbanks Botanical Garden in West Columbia; and at the Big Mo drive-in theater in Monetta. The city of Columbia has not yet announced its lineup.
Music Farm in Columbia will now be known as The Senate and will expand bookings by 30 percent, according to Tin Roof, which leases the property housing Music Farm and operates the venue in a joint relationship with Music Farm in Charleston.
A 100-room Marriott Hotel is headed for the heart of Lexington at 116 E. Main St. The new hotel is being developed by Raj Champaneri of Lexington Hospitality and is scheduled to open by late 2019 or early 2020.
Carolina Strip Club steakhouse owner Mark Segal plans to open Carolina Western Pub in the former Empire Supper Club space on Lady Street in the Vista. The space is also slated to house a stage for live country music as well as dance floors.
On May 19-20, 2018, the Hop to Trot Festival will celebrate a new IPA from Columbia Craft Brewing; the twice-delayed S.C. Taco Festival has its third date set; and the sold-out Drink Pink Rose Festival spotlights wine.
The exhibition “Jane Peterson: At Home and Abroad,” a retrospective of the painter's work, is on display at the Columbia (SC) Museum of Art through Sunday, July 22, 2018. Peterson's popularity has waned since her 1965 death.