Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

Redneck Riviera Whiskey Now Distributed in Colorado by RNDC

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), maker of craft spirits, today announced that its Redneck Riviera Whiskey is now distributed in the state of Colorado by Republic National Distributing Company (“RNDC”). Jarrett Catalani, Senior Vice President of Sales for Eastside Distilling, said, “We’re pleased to have Redneck Riviera Whiskey distributed in Colorado by RNDC, the leading distributor of fine…
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Freddy’s opens third Columbia-area location Tuesday

IRMO, S.C. – Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opens Tuesday, July 10, at 10611 Broad River Rd. in Irmo. The new restaurant joins two other Freddy’s locations at 2879 Sunset Blvd. in West Columbia and 457 Killian Rd. in Columbia. “The surrounding residential neighborhoods around Lake Murray make the location a great fit for Freddy’s,” said Brett Rickert, franchise owner. “Once…
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Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q Lexington Bound

Jacksonville, FL & Lexington, SC (July 16, 2018) - Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q, the fast-casual spinoff from the 69 year veteran Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q concept, is expanding in Lexington, SC. Willie Jewell’s will be opening its newest location towards the end of August. Locally-owned by Willie Jewell’s franchisee, Jeff Katz the first Lexington location…
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‘Memphis’ Musical Comes To Trustus Theatre

Fall in love with the intoxicating rhythm of the rock ‘n’ roll of the ‘50s COLUMBIA, S.C. – Trustus Theatre brings the Tony Award-winning hit musical, Memphis by Joe Dipietro and David Bryan, to the Thigpen Main Stage this summer. Showing from June 29 – July 28, 2018, this show brings two unlikely characters together…
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Mayor lauds first Palmetto Trail foot race—‘an awesome event’

COLUMBIA, SC — “What an awesome event to be held in our community,” Pomaria Mayor Darryl Hentz said about the successful first Palmetto Trail foot race that Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) hosted recently. Mayor Hentz added, “We are looking forward to more events taking place on this beautiful portion of the Trail.” He expressed a…
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Historic Columbia Announces May 2018 Events

COLUMBIA, S.C., Thursday, April 26, 2018 – May  is full of exciting events, including the reopening of the Hampton-Preston Mansion on Saturday, May 12. This month’s calendar also features the return of Storytime in the Gardens, a Homeschool Friday on Hampton-Preston, a Victorian Tea Party at the Woodrow Wilson Family Home and a Sunday Stroll through the Robert Mills District East. CALENDAR OF PROGRAMS & EVENTS:…
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Jersey Mike’s Subs To Open Columbia Location

Owners Celebrate with Free Sub Fundraiser COLUMBIA, S.C., April 11, 2019 – Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open in Columbia on April 18. Franchise owners Rodger Blake-ward and Daniel Mustian will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, April 18 to Sunday, April 22 to support…
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Charitable Sale of St. Phillips Island Now Complete

The barrier island is now owned by State of South Carolina; will become part of Hunting Island State Park Beaufort – In what is considered to be one of the most important conservation transactions in state history, environmentalist and philanthropist Ted Turner and the state of South Carolina closed yesterday on the charitable transfer of Turner’s…
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