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  1. Town Theatre Announces Schedule, Other Plans for 100th SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Free Times

    That's what leaders of Columbia's venerable Town Theatre are hoping anyway, as the local nonprofit company prepares to celebrate its 100th season with an ambitious million-dollar capital campaign, and a lineup of familiar titles and name-brand Broadway hits. Formally titled the Columbia Stage Society, Town is the oldest community theater building in continuous operation in the nation, and the first to have been built for that specific purpose.

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  2. Why Home Team BBQ Is No Zaxby'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Free Times

    Patrons at Harpers in Five Points celebrate as the Gamecocks make their free throws and time winds down in the game. Photos by John A. Carlos II Home Team BBQ, a Charleston-based chain, has announced plans to open a Columbia location in the former Harper's spot in the heart of Five Points.

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  3. FT Roundup: Noble Says Smith's Gun Positions are Like "a Klansman Taking His Sheet Off"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Free Times

    Democratic candidate for governor Phil Noble took a particularly vitriolic shot at opponent James Smith in a recent podcast hosted by political commentator Bakari Sellers, saying Smith's position on gun regulations is like " a Klansman taking his sheet off and saying, 'Well, I've changed.' " Smith has, in the past, received A and B ratings from the National Rifle Association.

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  4. Oak Table to Close, Halls Chophouse Taking OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Free Times

    Charleston-based Hall Management Group has bought The Oak Table in Columbia and plans to open a Halls Chophouse there. The new restaurant at 1221 Main St., right across Gervais Street from the South Carolina State House, will be called Halls Chophouse, the Columbia Steakhouse.

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  5. Brickworks Apartments to Open in 2019, Bringing Still More Housing to RiverfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Free Times

    A number of residential development projects are popping up near the river, opening up hundreds of new apartment units available for rent. The Tremont opened a few years ago in Cayce.

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  6. Flawed but Fascinating, The Restoration's Constance is a Must-SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Free Times

    Late in the second act of The Restoration's Constance , Thomas Vale, the mistreated mixed-race son of a mistreated mixed-race man, is consumed by revenge. He sits with Willodean, his love that never was due to his white-and-black parentage.

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  7. Best of Columbia 2018 NomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Free Times

    To advertise your business during the voting period or to learn more about Best of Columbia, please email events@free-times.com.

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  8. Taste All ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Free Times

    There are a lot of tastings going on this weekend! Let's start with A Taste of Black Columbia , which will be held at the State Museum on Friday, May 18, from 7:30-11 p.m. The eighth rendition of this diverse sampling of food and drinks is part of the Black Expo South, a three-day, family-friendly event designed to expose the community to new businesses and cultural resources. Tickets are $75 for general admission or $125 for VIP admission and are available at eventbrite.com .

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  9. Chew on This: Market Festival Celebrates SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Free Times

    We think it's just adorably optimistic to call a spring festival such if it occurs in May here in Columbia, but we'll take any chance to pretend like the armpit of the year isn't already upon us . The Spring Market Festival at the Market Tea Room located within the State Farmers Market heralds all of the things we love about spring produce and a preview of what's to come in the summer: tender asparagus, fresh honey, strawberries, and then ripe red tomatoes, succulent peaches and big melons.

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  10. Progressive Groups Back Smith for GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Free Times

    Indivisible Midlands is holding an event this afternoon to endorse S.C. Rep. James Smith in the South Carolina Democratic primary for governor. And last week, the South Carolina Progressive Network also backed Smith - its first gubernatorial endorsement in the organization's 22 years in existence.

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  11. Summer Guide 2018: Beer, Grilling, Music, Events, Movies, Outdoors & Recreation, Baseball, FireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Free Times

    Although we haven't hit the solstice yet, summer is pretty much upon us: The college students have departed Columbia and it's already really hot outside. Find ways to cool off, from local lager to local splash pads, and plenty of other fun stuff to do, from fireworks to kayaking to air-conditioned movie theaters, in our Summer Guide package.

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  12. Drink of the Week: New Belgium Brewing's The HemperorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Free Times

    While this is not the first use of hemp by a craft brewery, it's the first time a major brewery has brewed with it. Hemp is from cannabis sativa, a plant that is related to the hop plant.

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  13. On Tap: The Little Debbie-and-Beer Pairing You've Been Waiting ForRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Free Times

    I have loved Little Debbie snack cakes for a long time. As in, the second word I ever spoke was "Little," and the third was "Debbie."

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  14. Surveying the Latin Cuisine at Soda City MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Free Times

    You can find a diverse amount of Latin food at Columbia's downtown Soda City Market - and, more unusual, all in one centralized location. The market, privately run but held on Main Street, takes place every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone who frequents the market may wonder why there are not just one but two arepa stands a stone's throw away from one another.

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  15. Chew On This: Taste All ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Free Times

    There are a lot of tastings going on this weekend! Let's start with A Taste of Black Columbia , which will be held at the State Museum on Friday, May 18, from 7:30-11 p.m. The eighth rendition of this diverse sampling of food and drinks is part of the Black Expo South, a three-day, family-friendly event designed to expose the community to new businesses and cultural resources. Tickets are $75 for general admission or $125 for VIP admission and are available at eventbrite.com .

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  16. Bite of the Week: Shrimp Burger at Rosewood MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Free Times

    For a long time after moving to the South, the combination of the words "shrimp" and "burger" made me skeptical. Sure, there are crab cakes, which make great sandwiches, but something about the idea of a shrimp burger didn't do it for me.

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  17. Rant and Rave: Time for FifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Free Times

    And to think while watching TV there was a time when advertising by attorneys was thought to be unethical. What happened? "Could a Democrat Be Elected Governor in South Carolina?"! Governor Riley and Governor Hodges?!?? Granted that was decades ago.

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  18. Crime Blotter: The Large Bottle of PatronRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Free Times

    Poppin' Pills: Cops got a call about a car break-in on Devine Street after a thief got away with a few choice items. The victim told the authorities that the suspect took $15 in cash, Apple ear buds and some Adderall.

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  19. CityWatch: The Powerful Impact of Our PetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Free Times

    Rather than politics or public policy, today I'd like to say something about our pets and their powerful impact on us. I've been fortunate to feel it, and know many of you feel it too.

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  20. The Music of Lexington's Sourwood Honey to Live Again on StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Free Times

    The Icehouse Amphitheater will host original Sourwood Honey members Herbie Jeffcoat, Bob Hylton and Shane Conner as they play a tribute show featuring the popular '90s-era Lexington band's music, with Brian Conner and Sean Bing from Villanova helping to fill in the remaining spots in the lineup. Sourwood Honey singer/guitarist Chris Conner, Brian's older brother, died of lung cancer in 2007, while singer/guitarist Ryan Goforth is not participating in this show.

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