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Nibbles and Sips: Tiki Drink Has Zombifying Effect

The Side Line: Connor Shaw Likes His Hat

This Just In: Supreme Court Denies Motion to Rehear School Funding Case

Where It's At: Columbia SC Club Calendar: Jan 21-28

Cover Story: A City on Fire


The Playlist: CVLT Nation Premieres New Song By Columbia’s Abacus

This Just In: City Weighs Privatizing Water-Sewer System

Arts Beat: USC Symphony Honors Local Composer Sidney Palmer

Arts Beat: Allen University Opens Langston Hughes Poetry Center

The Playlist: Toro Y Moi to Play the Music Farm on May 13

Nibbles and Sips: Local Barbecue Joint Featured in Garden & Gun

This Just In: Supreme Court Denies Motion to Rehear School Funding Case

FT Roundup: Northeastern Forecast Causing Columbia Flight Delays, Cancellations

Tales from the Script: “Foxcatcher” Summons Dark Side for Carrell and Tatum

FT Happenings: Through the Fire; Comedian Steve W. Brown; Driving Miss Daisy

Editor's Picks

The Side Line: Connor Shaw Likes His Hat

Lexington News Briefs: Okra Strut Under Investigation

Photo Gallery: World Beer Festival 2015

Special Sections

Bites & Sights Columbia SC Visitors Guide Winter 2014-15

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A City on Fire

Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Burning of Columbia
Imagine a city on fire. Imagine fleeing into the streets, the air thick with black smoke and the unmistakable pungency of destruction and fear.

News + Opinion

Transportation Lobby Pushes for Roads Funding

South Carolina’s roads are in terrible shape, according to a new report from TRIP, a national transportation research group.
Lexington News Briefs: Okra Strut Under Investigation

Music + Nightlife

Concerts in Columbia: Jan 22-28

While seventh-generation North Carolinian Jonathan Byrd has dabbled from time to time with rock ‘n’ roll, he’s at his best with the quiet, barebones arrangements that his current backing band, The Pickup Cowboys, provides.

Food + Dining

Pub 77 Burger at Burger Tavern 77

How many ways can you order a burger? At Burger Tavern 77, the precise answer to that question might require a degree in statistics.
Chew on This!: Cake + Art

Arts + Lifestyle

8 Days: “In the Red and Brown Water” Opens at Trustus Theater

You’re a high school track star with a bright future ahead of you when your mother falls gravely ill. What do you do — keep pursuing your dreams in the form of a college scholarship, or put everything on hold to take care of Mom?
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