From the Editor: To Build a Bow

“Want to go on a truck ride?” I answered my father’s rhetorical question…
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Ex Libris: No Beast So Fierce

As far as land animals are concerned, no predator is fiercer than the…
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The Majestic White-Tailed Deer

White-tailed deer are some of the most beautiful and majestic creatures on the…
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Things Cooks Know – Part III

The March and June issues of Columbia Metropolitan Magazine presented collections of culinary…
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What’s in a Name?

While many Columbia streets were named for a historically significant event or, more…
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Made in Cola Town: Martin Cooper

In the 1970s, while other Heathwood Hall students doodled stick figures, Martin Cooper…
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150 Years of Magic

A 70-foot-tall pendulum ride looping 360 degrees and a big top circus will…
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Simply Southern Libations

If you don’t live in the South, then bless your heart! But even…
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Athletes and Ambassadors

The dream of many a young Gamecock or Tiger football fan is to…
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Target Practice

Man is by nature a warrior and a hunter. Fighting and hunting have…
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Creative Combinations

Mixing traditional and contemporary tableware transforms a table setting. Creating combinations of vintage…
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The Wild World of Coral Fluorescence

The ocean has held my attention for as long as I can remember.…
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