Riverbanks Zoo announces the names of the three African lion cubs. The names were chosen by the public from a list assembled by zoo staff. The three female cubs were born in April 2018 in Columbia, SC.
The Hardee’s at 4301 Sunset Blvd. inside the Exxon Mobil gas station has permanently closed. The restaurant was located across Ginny Lane from the Chick-fil-A-anchored Saluda Pointe shopping center. Only two Hardee’s remain open in Lexington.
Riverbanks Zoo will host its biggest fundraising event, Brew at the Zoo, at 7 p.m. Friday, August 3, 2018. Whiskey Tango Review and Todd Mathis & His Only Friends Left will perform, and guests may sample more than 200 beers.
Columbia’s Nickelodeon Theatre is celebrating summer with a series — “Everything Is Better in Technicolor” — featuring classic films from the early days of color, including “The Birds,” “Thunderball” and “The Godfather.”
The South Carolina Gamecocks return to the Richland County Public Library’s annual program Pigskin Poets, reading stories, playing games and signing autographs at 3 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the Drew Wellness Center.
Bands performing near Columbia, South Carolina, between Thursday, July 19, and Wednesday, July 25, include Husband (experimental electronica), Chris Mears (acoustic), the Sheldon Ferguson Collective (R&B), Dear Blanca (rock).
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers will open its third Midlands area location Tuesday, July 17, at 10611 Broad River Rd. in Irmo. The new restaurant joins two other Freddy’s locations on Sunset Boulevard and Killian Road.
The Midlands are full of restaurants where you can get a good hot dog. Here are four area restaurants where you can get the dog of your choice when you celebrate National Hot Dog Day this year on Wednesday, July 18.
HGTV Magazine has sponsored with AR Workshop locations across the nation — including Midlands locations on Sunset Boulevard in Lexington and in Forest Acres — to host a DIY Weekend on Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21.
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q restaurant will be opening in Lexington in the Saluda Pointe shopping center in the space formerly occupied by Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina.
Where can you get late night food in Columbia? Really late night — like midnight and after? Here are some choices — listed in order of when the kitchen closes — for late night or (really) early morning snacking.
Sukiya Japanese Steakhouse has opened in the Lowes Foods-anchored Lexington Square shopping center on Sunset Boulevard. The restaurant is the second Aiken-based restaurant to open in the center following the opening of WingPlace last week.
The staff at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden in Columbia, SC, want public input in naming the lion cubs that were recently born at the zoo. There is a list of names at the zoo's website where people can vote for their three favorites.
Topgolf Swing Suite is coming to Main Street Columbia, SC, in fall 2018. The indoor golf experience, to be located at The Venue at 1620 Main St., will feature simulators, lounge seating, and full food and beverage service.
The three female African lion cubs born at Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC, are now exploring their outdoor habitat at the zoo. The public will have an opportunity to name the trio beginning 9 a.m. Thursday, July 12.
Megan Plott, the new director of development for Historic Columbia, came to Columbia, South Carolina, in 2003 for college and never left. Her favorite places in town are near her home in Rosewood and office downtown.
Concerts and music performances between Thursday, July 12, and Wednesday, July 18, in Columbia, SC, include country mainstay Dwight Yoakam, classic rockers the Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton, and up-and-coming Bathe.
Batesburg's newest eatery — Manna Cafe Family Restaurant — is farm-to-table and features vegetables and meats from area farmers. The restaurant will host its official grand opening and ribbon cutting on Tuesday, July 17.
Broadway in Columbia season tickets — on sale Monday, July 16, 2018 — include "Jersey Boys," "Kinky Boots," "The Wizard of Oz," "Rock of Ages," "Something Rotten," "Chicago" and "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" showings.
The sixth annual Reggaetronic Music Festival on Lake Murray near Columbia, SC, features reggae-rock acts Passafire, Henry Fong, Sun-Dried Vibes, Bois Obscur, Lefty at the Washout and Ben Fagan and the Holy City Hooligans.