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Hit PAUSE During the Holidays
SLOWING DOWN AND SAVORING THE MOMENT IS KEY TO DISCOVERING JOY IN THE MIDST OF HOLIDAY MADNESS. So often, the exquisite is right before our eyes if only we adjust our vision to see it. By recapturing a sense of wonder and indulging in the details, the splendor of the season suddenly comes into greater focus.
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Indulge in the Details
THIS SEASON, WE’RE SLOWING DOWN to savor the beauty all around us. We’re indulging in the details, capturing moments in our memory—appreciating each element and bringing the splendor of the holidays into greater focus.
Whether it’s the scent of an exquisite bloom, the smile of a loved one discovering a thoughtful surprise, or the festive pop of a champagneRead on →
Bloggers Know Best
COLUMBIA'S EVERYDAY VOICES SHARE SOME PERSONAL HOLIDAY CHEER
Jessica Rourke—blogging on arts & culture
- a gift you wanted but never received: “I've just always wanted a puppy on Christmas Day... with a really great red ribbon tied around his neck. I hope my husband doesn't read this, because he has full-on puppy fever, and will use this as an excuse to
Check Out Our New Digs!
Fig Columbia has a new home at 2855 Devine Street in a shared workspace with Fern Studio, Jessica Rourke, That Rainwater, and Lady Letterpress. With more than 100 locally-owned businesses on the mile-long stretch of Devine Street, the new space is part of Fig ’s strategy and mission to drive economic sustainability and create collaborative communities.
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Giving Back: Brian Craven
WHILE THE HOLIDAYS ARE A TIME FOR DELICIOUS FOOD, giving thanks, and spending time with loved ones, it’s also a time when many families actively search for opportunities to contribute toward the well-being of their communities and lend a hand to those who are less fortunate and may be suffering.
For Columbia-local Brian Craven, Children’s Trust of SouthRead on →
TAKING INSPIRATION FROM CELTIC HISTORY AND MYTH, SYR (pronounced “sire”) creates original songs with themes like battle, love, loss—and a large pint. The six-piece band consists of siblings Kyle MacCallum (vocals and guitar) and Laurel MacCallum (vocals and percussion), Timothy Strevens (lead guitar), Emily Bracey (fiddle), Kelly Huff (bass), and Luis ValverdeRead on →
Authentic: Carolina Carillon
WITH ROSY CHEEKS PEEKING THROUGH A FLUFFY WHITE BEARD, waving hands clothed in winter gloves, and a shiny red coat adorned with a black and gold belt, the mere sight of Santa Claus being led by his reindeer down Gervais Street elicits warm, familiar feelings of nostalgia in the hearts of grownups in the crowd as they witness pure excitement shine on the faces ofRead on →
2016 Social Mission: Central Carolina Community Foundation
At Fig, we believe in the power of a community that works together to identify needs and find solutions—one that creates community connections and is passionate about helping its neighbors. We believe in the mission of CCCF—our 2016 Social Mission Partner. Please consider giving to them with your dollars and your time this year.
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