The signage is in place at BLD Diner in Trenholm Plaza, but when will the Forest Acres restaurant actually open? Owner Sean Moore talks about the diner — and what will set it apart in Columbia's growing food scene.
Al-Amir, a Mediterranean restaurant on Columbia's Main Street, is changing in an effort to survive. Healthier versions of Southern favorites, such as fried chicken and shrimp, will be added to the menu to appeal to a larger dining audience.
Two new retail shops have opened on Lexington's Main Street. Blowie's Sweet Spot opened this week in Blowfish on Main and features all the ballpark fare including the infamous Blowie Snowie. Hidden Treasures Boutique also opened.
Salsarita's Fresh Cantina, a fast-casual Tex-Mex restaurant chain, is closing the Five Points location. The spot at 2006 Devine St., formerly the home to Qdoba Mexican Eats, closes at the end of business Wednesday, May 23.
Randy Heath, the recently named location manager for the new Richland Library Edgewood, shares his favorite places to eat, drink, and play, in Columbia, South Carolina. The branch is expected to be completed this year.
Concerts in and near Columbia, South Carolina, between Thursday, May 24, and Wednesday, May 30, 2018, include Rhythm on the River at the West Columbia Riverwalk and Amphitheater and experimental music at Tapp's Arts Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.