Columbia Opera House, Part II

  June 28, 2013

By Temple Ligon June 28, 2013 The feasibility of a first-rate opera house in Columbia was discussed last week, but the term opera house might have been a bit misleading.…

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Down A Graveled Road, Part I

  June 28, 2013

 By Tom Poland June 28, 2013 Hotels, History, & Huguenots Late May, a beautiful day. A blue-sky, cotton-ball cloud kind of day. Photographer Robert Clark and I are deep in…

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30 Days of Fun

  June 28, 2013

By Cathy Rigg Monetti TheDailyGrace June 28, 2013 This I believe about summer: It lasts about five days. Here’s why I say that: 1. You hardly notice June. Right? What…

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Grilled Cheese & Apple Sandwich

  June 28, 2013

By Jan Pinnington June 28, 2013 Healthy Hands Cooking Your kids will love this nutritious meal that is delicious and healthy and also packed with the cheesy goodness they crave!…

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Wordless News June 21, 2013

  June 21, 2013

      Click here for the post of the week.       About Maria Fabrizio   Each weekday, Maria’s love for news and habit of predawn doodling converge…

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The Vine That Eats The South

  June 21, 2013

By Tom Poland June 21, 2013   In Georgia, the legend says that you must close your window at night to keep it out of the house. The glass is tinged…

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Preparing for your next endurance event

  June 21, 2013

By Kristen Tice, MS, RD, CSSD, LD June 20, 2013 You’ve probably noticed that triathlons, marathons, trail runs, mud runs and tough mudders are all the rage nowadays. You’ve likely…

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How old is old?

  June 20, 2013

By Reba Hull Campbell June 20, 2013 When I was a child, my definition of old was my parents and their friends. Anyone who had kids, went to work, drove…

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Man of Steel: New Superman franchise is up, up and away

  June 20, 2013

By Kevin Hyde June 20, 2013  Despite its excellent marketing and enticing trailers, Man of Steel’s mixed early reviews and less-than-rapturous word of mouth—not to mention my on-going superhero fatigue—conspired…

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A first-class opera house in Columbia?

  June 20, 2013

By Temple Ligon June 20, 2013   Could happen; probably won’t, but it could The Crescent, the Amtrak passenger train, runs between the District of Columbia and New Orleans, where a…

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Golden Pan-Fried Bananas: Healthy Hands Cooking

  June 20, 2013

By Jan Pinnington June 20, 2013 Healthy Hands Cooking Surprise your family with these tasty, golden, pan-fried bananas infused with orange and cinnamon.  Serve with a side of non-fat Greek…

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The Journey to Quiet

  June 14, 2013

By Cathy Rigg Monetti TheDailyGrace June 14, 2013   I feel I owe you a good post, what with pulling that subscribe to my blog move on Sunday. (Thank you…

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Wordless News June 14, 2013

  June 14, 2013

      Click here for the post of the week.       About Maria Fabrizio   Each weekday, Maria’s love for news and habit of predawn doodling converge…

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Always on the second Friday of the month

  June 14, 2013

By Temple Ligon June 14, 2013  This Friday afternoon, June 14 at six inside the Capital City Club, the Wren Institute for Urban Research will discuss the architecture of Thomas…

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Eggs in a Basket; Healthy Hands Cooking

  June 14, 2013

By Jan Pinnington June 14, 2013 Healthy Hands Cooking   Soooo simple to make!  We lined muffin tins with a slice of ham and then cracked an egg into each…

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The Internship gets the job done

  June 14, 2013

By Kevin Hyde June 13, 2013  More patronizing of a large, highly influential corporation than a Chamber of Commerce … as predictable as an ’80s cover band … and about…

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Chomp!

  June 14, 2013

By Ron Aiken June 14, 2013 The Best Coffeehouse in Columbia/The World If there’s anything I love more than Drip Coffee in Five Points (and, to a lesser degree, it’s…

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Vacation Cous Cous with Edamame, Mint & Feta

  June 14, 2013

By Tracie Broom Partner, Flock and Rally: Events + Communications for a Brave New South June 14, 2013 Last week, my business partner and I left town for our PR…

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Life Without Fathers

  June 12, 2013

By Tom Poland June 14, 2013     There’s something about being a writer that leads people to confide in me. Think about that. Why tell a writer, a person who…

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Avocado: Super Food or Super Fad?

  June 12, 2013

By Kristen Tice, MS, RD, CSSD, LD June 12, 2013 Nowadays it seems that almost everyplace you go to eat has some item being advertised with Avocado as the selling…

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Catch-up Time

  June 7, 2013

By Temple Ligon June 7, 2013  When I ran for Mayor of Columbia in 1990, my #1 issue on the campaign trail was Columbia’s bus system. I had done my…

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Eating Crow // Counting Blessings

  June 7, 2013

By Cathy Rigg Monetti TheDailyGrace June 7, 2013   I’ve come to believe it is the most important thing of all, having a big open heart. It’s the only way…

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Ode to the Onion

  June 7, 2013

By Kaitlin Ohlinger, CSW General Manager, Cellar on Greene June 7, 2013 Known to Twitterati as @winesnobsc, Kaitlin Ohlinger runs the show at one of the best-kept dining secrets in…

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Notes From The Road

  June 7, 2013

Getting My Kicks On Highway 76 By Tom Poland June 7, 2013  And the taillights dissolve, in the coming of night … Sensing too well when the journey is done.…

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The Wines People Love to Hate

  June 7, 2013

Robert Sox June 7, 2013      Wine drinkers are passionate people, probably in life too, but certainly when selecting and drinking wine. Sometimes a glass of wine is just a glass…

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Chomp! By Ron Aiken

  June 7, 2013

By Ron Aiken June 7, 2013 New App Brings S.C. Food, Chefs, Farms to Your Phone! I like to be a helpful sort. I especially like to be a helpful…

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Wordless News June 7, 2013

  June 7, 2013

Click here for the post of the week.       About Maria Fabrizio   Each weekday, Maria’s love for news and habit of predawn doodling converge for an editorial…

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Chomp! Pimento Cheese-Me Please!!!!!

  June 1, 2013

By Ron Aiken May 31, 2013 In which Chomp! decides which is the best commercially available pimento cheese in Columbia, if not the world, because dangit, why can’t we be…

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The Epic struggle for a good title

  May 31, 2013

By Kevin Hyde May 31, 2013 It was 1991 and the rock band R.E.M. had just completed its seventh and, what would become, its most commercially successful album. Throughout the…

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TheDailyGrace: Love Among the Petunias

  May 31, 2013

  By Cathy Rigg Monetti TheDailyGrace May 31, 2013   The sun rose and we headed out, eager to enjoy this glorious day in the yard. Tim launched the let’s…

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Dating Advice: Dear Debby and Jerry

  May 31, 2013

Advice from Debby and Jerry on Dating in a New World May 31, 2013   Q-Dear Debby and Jerry, I am not interested in on-line dating, as I am happily…

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5 Quick Kitchen Facelifts

  May 31, 2013

By Kristen Meetze Capital Kitchen & Bath May 31, 2013 Tired of your kitchen? But not quite ready for a major overhaul?  There are tons of great ideas out there!…

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Wordless News May 31, 2013

  May 31, 2013

  Maria Fabrizio May 31, 2013 One headline per day, vowel and consonant free.       Click here for the post of the week.       About Maria…

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Tobacco Road

  May 31, 2013

By Temple Ligon May 31, 2013  South Carolina has competent and accomplished marketing representatives in Europe and Asia to hustle industrialists interested in cheap land and right-to-work labor. And back…

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