Living

Living

Columbia man brings scraps to life

Artist Thomas Humphries uses metals, steel and other pieces he finds to create sculpture. Some is displayed in Riverbanks Zoo.

Travel

A guide to Paris for repeat visitors

"Where are the fan dancers?" I wondered aloud as I descended into a cave-like nightclub-cum-cabaret on the Left Bank. My friends and I sat down across from one another at a long table that spanned the rock-walled room. It was after midnight, and save for one other tipsy group, we had the place to ourselves.

Travel

Albuquerque boasts plenty of sass and style

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – One of my fondest travel memories was of a trip I took with my grandparents on historic Route 66 from their home in Texas to California. One of our stops was Albuquerque, where my grandfather suggested dinner at La Placita Dining Rooms and Cantina in Old Town.

Family

Five awesome apps that can teach your kid math this summer

Daily math practice doesn't have to be – and, in fact, shouldn't be – drill-and-kill. Summer is a great opportunity to make learning more fun with apps that add a gaming element to key skills such as addition, subtraction, fractions, and more. These apps let kids avoid the "summer slide" in a fun – and totally painless – way.

Family

How one metro Detroit couple survived 70 years of marriage

Sophia George, 88, and always the life of the party, was even more radiant than usual in a midnight blue gown with metallic gold and silver accents, her eyes sparkling as she hugged her guests and welcomed them in; later that night she would lead a conga line through the banquet hall.

Videos

South Carolina cyclist participate in a "Ride of Silence" to honor cyclist injured or killed on South Carolina roadways.

One hundred fourth-five South Carolina cyclist participated in a "Ride of Silence" to honor cyclist injured or killed on South Carolina roadways.
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South Carolina cyclist participate in a 3:16

South Carolina cyclist participate in a "Ride of Silence" to honor cyclist injured or killed on South Carolina roadways.

Mayor Steve Benjamin and Chef Kenny Smith have a bout of friendly trash talk before Edventure's 100 Men Who Cook for Kids challenge 1:20

Mayor Steve Benjamin and Chef Kenny Smith have a bout of friendly trash talk before Edventure's 100 Men Who Cook for Kids challenge

Savvy business wants to sauce the world 1:03

Savvy business wants to sauce the world

How one chef hopes to expand Columbia's palate 0:48

How one chef hopes to expand Columbia's palate