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FT Roundup: Hughes To Buy Last Bit of Bull Street Property

On The Cover

Valentine’s Day Survival Guide

For some of you, Valentine’s Day is a time to snuggle with your sweetie and stare into each other’s eyes over a romantic dinner or a deliciously decadent dessert.
Editor's Picks

Photo Gallery: Mardi Gras 2016

Cover Story: All in the Mix

Events in Columbia

8 Days - Valentine’s Weekend Guitar Gala, Breaking Boundaries, Artists for Africa

The University of South Carolina Dance Department presents Breaking Boundaries, a program of contemporary dance choreographed in part by Arturo Fernandez of San Francisco’s Alonzo King LINES Ballet.
Werckmeister Harmonies
45 Years
Preach Jacobs: The Photography Session
Donation Based Fitness Classes

Music + Nightlife

With Nobody Expecting More, Has R. Kelly’s Lecherous R&B Finally Gone Too Far?

There’s a good chance that you were actually enjoying yourself last summer at a backyard party the first time you heard “Backyard Party.”
Where It's At: Columbia SC Club Calendar: Feb. 10-17
Club Life: Taylor Glazier at The Whig
Sound Bites: Concerts in Columbia: Feb. 11-17

Food + Dining

Chocolate French Fries

Fast food fiends and seasoned travelers know that abroad, the Golden Arches tends to have a far more adventurous streak than it does stateside.
Drink of the Week: Samuel Adams Nitro
On Tap: Drink Your Valentine’s Day Away
Chew on This!: Fancy Waffles Go With Beer

News + Opinion

Baddourah Wants a Swift End To Water-Sewer Transfer

Could the City of Columbia’s long-controversial practice of annually transferring millions of dollars out of the water and sewer fund into the general fund finally be coming to an end?
Local and State News: “At Rest” Law Would Require Unloading of Booze in S.C.
City Watch: Pavlovich Keeps Proving It: Ballet Is Not for Sissies
Local and State News: Bill Clinton Stumps to Fortify Hillary’s Standing in SC

Arts + Lifestyle

Comedian David Mann Headlines Rebirth of Comedy Tour

David Mann was working the crowd at one of his stand-up shows when he came across a woman with a mane of such distinction that the comedian in him couldn’t resist pointing it out.
S.C. Authors, S.C. Books: Lives Intersect in This Year’s “One Book” Selection
Arts Feature: Columbia College Celebrates Artistic Couples
8 Days a Week: 8 Days - Valentine’s Weekend Guitar Gala, Breaking Boundaries, Artists for Africa