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Tasty Tuesay: Pie on Pi Day with The Keg Cowboy

Keg Cowboy owner Brian Nelson joined Tyler Ryan on a Tasty Tuesday to talk pie and fresh mozzarella

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO)–The secret to good fresh mozzarella, according to Keg Cowboy owner Brian Nelson, is adding salt to the water.  Nelson joined Tyler Ryan on Good Morning Columbia’s Tasty Tuesday series, sharing some secrets to not only pulling cheese, but also pesto. Nelson shared his secret for pesto: Shopping list: About 1 Cup of fresh basil leaves 1/4 Cup EVOO 2…

Get to the green, then put some on in Five Points

Tyler Ryan learns about the 38th annual St. Pat's in Five Points from Amy Beth Franks and Kelly Glynn

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)–What started as a small neighborhood party 34 years ago has become on of the largest St. Patrick’s parties on the southeast.  According to Five Point Association Executive Director Amy Beth Franks, the St. Pat’s in Five Points festival will draw nearly 40,000 people to the entertainment district Saturday. Some of the St. Pat’s in Five Points include…

Learn about the beast with inner beauty

William Starrett talks about the Columbia City Ballet Beauty and the Beast with Tyler Ryan

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)–“It’s such a beautiful piece,” says Columbia City Ballet Executive Director William Starrett about the upcoming performance of Beauty and the Beast.  Starrett also said that there has never been a ballet performance of the classic story of romance, made popular by Disney, prior to him writing it in the early 1990’s. The Columbia City Ballet will be…

What do you wear to an oyster roast? Green, of course.

Lexington Chamber's Connor Watkins joined Tyler Ryan to talk about St. Pats and oysters

LEXINGTON SC (WOLO)–The Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center is hosting the 8th annual Oyster Roast and St. Patrick’s Day part Thursday evening at Ice House Amphitheater.  According to the Chamber’s Connor Watkins, the festivities include food from several local restaurants, including Travinia’s Italian Kitchen and Tin Lizzy’s Cantina, as well as Topper’s Rhum. Watkins said that regional band…

Midlands Dancers Go Green For St. Patrick’s Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Dancers from the Connick School of Irish Dance are making their way around town this week, in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Four of the women showed off their skills on Good Morning Columbia Wednesday morning. Several of the dancers are headed to the World’s Irish Dance Competition in Dublin in April. Here’s more information about…

Tips on tipping: When you fill the jar and when to pass the buck

Pamela Eyring tells Tyler Ryan the secrets of when and how much to tip

  Tipping a waiter is a no brainer, and giving a little extra to a cabbie, doorman, or hair dresser is a time honored tradition, however, at nearly every checkout counter around, there can be found a small cup or jar with the words “tips appreciated.” The question begs, like a lonely tip jar on the counter at a gas…

Backpacks are made for repacking

Letitia Lindsay joined Tyler Ryan to talk about the BCBS Repack the Backpack program

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)–Blue Choice Health Plan Medicaid is hosting a Repack the Backpack program on Sunday, March 19th to ensure that children have all the school supplies and even snack foods they need to finish out the school year. The event will be held at St. Andrews Park on Sunday March 19 from 2pm – 5pm. For more information, check…

Tyler, Grace, and the Bojangles Trivia Challenge

Bojangles is celebrating Pi Day with some pie...and trivia...

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO)–For over 4,000 years, mathematicians have unsuccessfully tried to find the exact number for Pi, a greek symbol translated roughly to 3.14.  It’s the “.14” where it becomes tricky, as the first two numbers after the decimal point are only the start of a number that goes on forever. Since 1988, Pi Day has been celebrated by number…