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January 2014

Give ‘Em A Break!

Raw, fried or stewed — those are just a few ways to prepare the delicious oyster. These bivalve mollusks from brackish water  can be caught wild in shallow waters or cultivated in bays. Oysters have been part of regional cultures for…

Party Animals

Party Animals Feeling blue the holidays have passed? Dr. John Williams will give you several reasons to keep the party going with his list of wacky critter holidays to celebrate in 2014.

Diving Back In

Your Bucket List Tracey Berry and Ray Legg went scuba diving on their honeymoon in 1983 and then didn’t go again for 27 years, loved it and decided to celebrate their 30th anniversary with a dream trip.

The Counterfeiter

Louis Dega was a notorious counterfeiter. His name might not ring a bell until you attach another name to it: “Papillon.” That movie, released in 1973, tells a story of two French convicts who survived 13 years in the hostile…

Rise & Dine

Columbia’s lunch and dinner places may be the eateries that get the most recognition in town but — well-known chefs and handcrafted beer notwithstanding — breakfast in CoMo is an epicurean delight. Whether your tastes run to…

Impress With Espresso

 Coffee is synonymous with breakfast. Every morning we wake up, our eyes still bleary and clinging to the last remnants of our slumber, and we shuffle to the coffee machine to prepare the first recipe for the day: a simple cup of…

Pepperjack Barossa Red

Australia’s newest, super-premium wine is making its way to the Northern Hemisphere, offering a smorgasbord of iconic flavors from Down Under. Pepperjack, from the Barossa Valley of South Australia, comes from the cellars of Saltram Wine…

Get the Fever

Local band, Jenny Teator and the Fevers is on a roll lately. In November of 2013, the band’s lead singer won Super Star Columbia. On Dec. 6, 2013, the band released their first album called“Jenny Teator and the Fevers.” The band is…