Exquisite Glass Art

Tucked within Columbia's downtown historic Vista is a magical place at which new and delicate items are created each day. It's a place that draws art enthusiasts into its core, embracing and embodying their admiration for one-of-a-kind creations. 

Curating Creativity

February—it’s the shortest month of the year, but there’s definitely no shortage of exciting things happening in Lake Murray. When thinking of ideas for our Arts + Makers edition, we were inspired by the talented local creatives who beautify our community with their work. Whether it’s local theater performances, the Lake Murray arts scene or handmade … Continued

February 2020 Around Town

The River District: Stone Boot Company Kicks In New Arrivals Team members of this family-owned boot boutique have a passion for curating a solid variety of the best quality boots, booties and work boots around, in styles for any occasion. They also sell accessories, such as belts, hats, jewelry and SC handcrafted bootjacks, from their location at 807 Meeting … Continued

2020 Taste of Lake Murray Tickets On Sale

Deemed the "social event of the year," this year's Taste of Lake Murray will be held March 5 at the Doubletree by Hilton Columbia from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Three bands will play: The Voltage Brothers, Going Commando and Cody Webb. Tickets are $75 each; get them online at TasteOfLakeMurray.com or call 803.781.5940, extension 0.

Lake Murray Lifestyle Supporters Gather to Celebrate

Lake Murray Lifestyle advertising partners, community leaders and supporters gathered at 2019's year-end to observe and celebrate the inaugural year of this unique, luxury publication all about Lake Murray people, businesses and happenings. Attendees enjoyed good company and great dishes at Bodhi Thai Dining in Lexington, as hosted by Lake Murray Lifestyle publisher David Hayth and his wife, Cheryle. 

The River District: Spa 131 Also Offers Art

Stop by Spa 131, at 131 State St., in West Columbia to see the pieces of art that owner Marci Delaney has in the studio on consignment. This Capitol City luxury wellness spa combines services for mind, body and spirit well-being. They also offer certified hypnosis to assist with stress management, public speaking, smoking cessation, weight control and tinnitus.

The River District: Peruse Meeting Street Interiors’ Unique V-Day Gifts

This multi-merchant store team specializes in quality new, vintage and antique home furnishings and gifts. Whether seeking a one-of-kind statement piece or hoping to refresh the look of a room, the store offers an ever-changing mix of merchandise, including lighting products, books, gifts, gourmet items, accessories, draperies, art and furniture. For seasonal ideas, go online to MeetingStreetInteriors.com.

Don’t Let Drizzles Dampen Spirit of Outdoor Events

Dance in the rain and claim those special outdoor events. And, oh...get epic photos! 

‘French-ish’ Mardi Gras 2020

Where's the place to be on the Saturday before Fat Tuesday? Why, at the Mardi Gras Columbia festival, hosted at City Roots Urban Farm, of course!

Drawing Every Day

While Irmo resident Joe Javis gets paid for his commissioned artwork, he loves to draw South Carolina churches free of charge. "I usually draw and frame them, then early on Sunday mornings I set them on the door steps of the church. My goal is to draw most of the churches in South Carolina, if not all of them. There’s…