Columbia’s music scene looks pretty blue this weekend – and that’s a good thing. There are three “blue” events to choose from: The Congaree Bluegrass Festival, the Carolina Downhome Blues Festival and Blue October.
One of SC’s fastest-growing areas, Lexington has long been home to a number of national chain restaurants. But has seen at least five locally owned restaurants open this year alone. “They’re looking for the charm that you can only have in a locally owned restaurant,” one restaurant owner said.