ARCHIVE December, 2012

Columbia Home & Garden Editor and Writer Garner Awards This Year

November 25, 2012

For the 2nd year in a row, William Thrift has placed 2nd Runner-up in the prestigious Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society’s 2012 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition.

Columbia Classical Ballet

November 21, 2012

Coming Nov. 30 through Dec. 3 is everyone’s holiday dance favorite – The Nutcracker. The ballet originated in Russia in 1892 and became a holiday offering in the U.S. starting in the 1950s. During the past decade, the ballet has spread around the world. The Classical Ballet brings a world of dancers to the production […]

Escape to Asheville’s Bele Chere The Southeast’s Largest Free Outdoor Street Festival

November 6, 2012

The middle of summer is a great time to get away from the sweltering heat of our famously hot city for a few days and head to the beautiful city of Asheville.  Nestled in the high foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Asheville takes its visitors to a cooler climate while allowing lots of opportunities to […]

Beaufort Steam Basket (with a side of slaw)

November 1, 2012

 By William Thrift Photography by John Wrightenberry   For the home chef, owner John Sparrow passes down one of his simply prepared fare featured  at the Oyster Bar, enjoyed, of course, with a complement of Mother Shucker’s Original Cocktail Sauce.