Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

New Upscale Crowne Plaza Hotel Opens in S.C.

ATLANTA (February 28, 2019) -- NorthPointe Hospitality Management announces the opening of the new Crowne Plaza® North Augusta, located in the $200-million Riverside Village development, along the banks of the Savannah River. The new 30-acre mixed-use development combines a beautifully crafted pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with single family homes, condominiums and apartments; a vibrant town and event…
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Checkers & Rally’s Announces Columbia Development Plan, 5 Restaurants

Off the heels of great statewide success, Checkers & Rally’s is planning a major expansion in the South Carolina – starting with Columbia -- bringing up to 5 restaurants (100 jobs) prioritizing sites around the college population hotbeds. Checkers & Rally's is doing this in a unique way utilizing the brand's Model 4.0 restaurant which…
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Hotel Trundle Receives Columbia Chamber’s 2019 Golden Nail Award

Columbia’s first boutique hotel recognized for renovations to historic building COLUMBIA, S.C. – Hotel Trundle, Columbia’s first boutique hotel, has been awarded the prestigious Golden Nail Award by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. This award is in recognition of Hotel Trundle’s contribution to enhancing the physical character of the greater Midlands region through the renovations…
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Bone-In Barbeque Launches New Weekend Hours, Saturday Brunch Menu

[caption id="attachment_19749" align="alignleft" width="296"] Saturday Morning Cartoon Plate[/caption] (Columbia, S.C.) February 5, 2019 - The BullStreet District's eclectic southern cuisine restaurant — Bone-In Barbeque — is now serving brunch every Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Along with the addition of Saturday lunch hours, chef Scott Hall has created a new menu featuring specialties for…
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Solara Hospitality Wins Prestigious Award

[caption id="attachment_19700" align="alignleft" width="225"] Clancy Cipkala & Andy Briggs presented award from Marriott executives[/caption] Marriott International Presents Solara Hospitality Its Prestigious 2018 Horizon Award COLUMBIA, S.C. , - Marriott International presented Solara Hospitality its Horizon Award at the brand’s recent annual 2018 Connect Conference held in San Diego, CA. Solara was recognized for its steadfast…
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Hot Tip: Bone-In Barbeque Now Serving Saturday Brunch

Hot tip: Bone-In Barbeque — The BullStreet District's eclectic southern cuisine restaurant — is now serving lunch every Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Along with the new lunch hours, chef Scott Hall has created a menu featuring specialties for the Saturday brunch crowd. Bone-In Barbeque's new brunch menu offers dishes both sweet and savory, from the Saturday Morning…
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Historic Columbia Announces January 2019 Events

COLUMBIA, S.C., Wednesday, January 2, 2019 — Ring in the New Year with Historic Columbia at our January programs and events. This month, we will offer an exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Claussen’s Inn, a Research Roundtable on the historic Babcock Building, a talk and book signing with Judge Richard Gergel and the return of Historic Happy Hour Trivia! The full January calendar of…
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Veteran-Owned and Operated Hot Sauce Company Expanding in Columbia

[caption id="attachment_19126" align="alignnone" width="5000"] The General's Hot Sauce[/caption] (January 7, 2018) – Smoke Hall Foods L3C, the veteran-owned and operated parent company of The General’s Hot Sauce, has announced it will relocate its business headquarters from 804B S. Edisto Ave to 2651 Shop Rd. in Columbia. The General’s Hot Sauce produces all-natural, small batch, award-winning…
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