December 2, 2016 RSS feed / On Second Thought

Piano and Pastrami to benefit new Jewish History exhibit

Historical Spotlight

The Columbia Jewish Heritage Initiative, a partnership of Historic Columbia, and the Tree of Life Congregation are excited to host Piano and Pastrami from 6–8 p.m. this Sunday, December 4. More...

Of floods and families

The End—Part 1

Editor’s Note: This is the 50th and second-to-last installment in a series of articles by staff writer Cathy Cobbs chronicling her unique journey of the illness and death of her father and the loss of the family’s home in the Great Flood of 2015. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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When did the debutante balls begin and why?

A debutante or deb (from the French word “debutante” for female beginner) is a young woman from an aristocratic or upper class family who has reached the age of maturity and, as a new adult, comes out into society at a formal “debut More...