ARCHIVE December, 2012

Celebrating America’s Treasures: Local Preservation Projects Recognized

July 28, 2011

Each May, in observance of National Historic Preservation Month, Historic Columbia Foundation recognizes local projects that epitomize efforts to maintain and add to the historically, architecturally, and culturally significant buildings, neighborhoods, landscapes within the city and Richland County.  This year the Foundation joins the National Trust for Historic Preservation in its theme of “Celebrating America’s […]

Sixth Annual Brew at the Zoo

July 26, 2011

August 6, 2011, marks the 6th annual Brew at the Zoo. The sell-out event attracts nearly 2000 guests and features samples of domestic and imported brews from around the world.

An Artist’s Eye: A Journey through Modern and Contemporary Art with Sigmund Abeles

July 21, 2011

For the first time in history, the Columbia Museum of Art opens its Modern and Contemporary vaults to famed South Carolina artist Sigmund Abeles to present An Artist’s Eye: A Journey through Modern and Contemporary Art with Sigmund Abeles.  The major summer exhibition is on view June 17 through October 23, 2011.

Hennessy’s and the Main Street Revival

July 19, 2011

By William Thrift Photography by John Wrightenberry Once upon a time, the section of Main Street from the State Capitol building north toward Elmwood was exactly that – one of, if not the main streets of Columbia.  Main Street and some adjacent blocks featured a variety of shops, markets, restaurants, and other businesses frequented by […]

Silver Gardens

July 14, 2011

By Sam Morton Photography by John Wrightenberry It is somehow fitting that Columbia novelist Janna McMahan opens her book, The Ocean Inside, with a verse from Archer Huntington: Come to the silver gardens of the South Where whisper hath her monarchy, and winds, Deftly devise live tapestries of shade, In glades of stillness patterned.

Putting Down Roots in Forest Hills

July 12, 2011

By William Thrift Photography by John Wrightenberry Kindall and William Otis had a good idea what they were getting into when they decided to relocate from Lake Katherine to a home in one of Columbia’s in-town neighborhoods.  They wanted a place with character that they could grow into, and at the same time would take […]

Summer 2011

July 8, 2011

Cover Story On the cover: Kindall and William Otis graciously allowed us to feature the renovation of their master bathroom, but our photographer also captured some of the beautiful décor seen throughout the house.  Pictured is the dining room. Features Cityscape makes Fertile Ground Robbie and Eric McClam are providing a wonderful benefit to their […]