Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

Hampton by Hilton Debuts in Columbia, South Carolina

New hotel opens near Killian Road COLUMBIA, S.C. – November 28, 2018 – Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel known for its commitment to providing thoughtful service, today announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Columbia Killian Road in Columbia, South Carolina. This 108-room hotel offers travelers the confidence of a…
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South Carolina Beer Wholesalers Association Announces New Leadership, Appoints Lance Boozer Executive Director

Lea Barnwell Kerrison to serve as General Counsel and Candice Spencer named Director of Operations Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina Beer Wholesalers Association (SCBWA), the state’s premier advocate for independent beer distributors, today announced several staffing additions, including the appointment of Lance Boozer as the organization’s new Executive Director. Boozer brings more than a…
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Hardscoop Distillery Rolls Out 16 Proof Holiday Flavors in Columbia, SC

[caption id="attachment_18230" align="alignleft" width="200"] Chocolate Peppermint Bark[/caption] Hardscoop Distillery ­­­­­Releases Limited Edition Holiday Flavors of 16 Proof Alcohol Ice Cream CHARLESTON, SC Nov. 8, 2018 – Hardscoop Distillery, the innovators of 16 proof ultra-premium alcohol ice cream, is releasing two new flavors in time for the holidays, Eggnog and Chocolate Peppermint Bark. Often woven into…
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Bone-In Barbeque Offers Advance Orders for Thanksgiving

Order Deadline Monday, Nov. 19 at 4:00 p.m. Columbia, S.C. (Nov. 6, 2018) - Chef Scott Hall's Bone-In Barbeque restaurant in the BullStreet District in downtown Columbia, S.C., is offering an advance pick-up menu for Thanksgiving 2018. View the Thanksgiving pick-up menu online: https://www.boneinbarbeque.com/news-item/thanksgiving-advance-pick-up-orders-now-available/. Thanksgiving pick-up orders must be placed by Monday, Nov. 19 at…
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Vista Lights Kicks off the 2018 Midlands Holiday Season Thursday, November 15

WHAT: The Congaree Vista’s signature open house kicks off the holiday season with artistic performances, live music and dancing. Favorite galleries, shops and restaurants in the Vista will open their doors to showcase their holiday treasures before and following the Vista’s tree lighting with Mayor Steve Benjamin and other city leaders. WHEN: 5 to 10…
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Terra Welcomes Charley Scruggs as Pastry Chef

[caption id="attachment_17365" align="alignleft" width="200"] Chef Charley Scruggs joins Terra as pastry chef[/caption] Columbia, S.C. (Sept. 27, 2018) -- Terra, which specializes in Chef Mike Davis’s simple, seasonal and sustainable fare at 100 State Street in West Columbia, announces that Chef Charley Scruggs has joined the Terra team as pastry chef. “We’re excited to welcome Charley…
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Terra to Host “Slow Sips at Terra” to Benefit Slow Food Columbia

[caption id="attachment_17011" align="alignleft" width="169"] "Slow Food Spritz" available at Slow Sips at Terra.[/caption] Columbia, S.C. (September 10, 2018) — Terra, which specializes in Chef Mike Davis’s simple, seasonal and sustainable fare, will host “Slow Sips at Terra,” a benefit for Slow Food Columbia on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5 -7 p.m. The event will be…
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Columbia’s First Vegan Restaurant Gets a Facelift and a New Name

Lamb’s Bread Vegan Café Ushers in New Era as A Peace of Soul Vegan Kitchen August 3, 2018 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — Nearly fourteen years ago, Lamb’s Bread Vegan Café emerged as the first 100% vegan restaurant in Columbia. Owner Folami Geter took over operations from her father in 2013 and continued building the business into…
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