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May 1, 2012

Dancing With The Devils

In the 1930s, the country music industry in Springfield, Mo., was amorphous, yet very broadcast-centric. The area was home to powerful 50,000-watt radio stations that broadcast nationally to avid — and often metropolitan — audiences.…

Pizza With Pizzazz

It’s getting too hot to have the oven fight with the air conditioner. Now is a good time to crank up the grill and expand your repertoire beyond burgers and brats. Grilling pizza doesn’t take much effort or prior planning; in most cases you…

Broadway’s Modern Classic

Sixty-six houses line Broadway between Garth Avenue and West Boulevard, each with a storied history and inimitable appearance. Built before the days of cookie-cutter neighborhoods and suburban sprawl, these homes have personality; their…

Good Eatin’

Spring means bountiful offerings of fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers markets. Picked ripe, local fruits and vegetables provide super flavor — just ask anyone who’s had the pleasure of eating a fresh strawberry. Local produce…

Picnics With Purpose

With summer on its way in and college kids on their way out, Columbia gets a mellow makeover in May. A picnic is a relaxing and fun way to get your summer started, whether you’re courting a new love or looking for an action-packed afternoon…

Run For The Roses

Dear Fancy Bar Chef, The Kentucky Derby is coming up on May 5. My wife and I are hosting a watch party at our house, and I want to make some real mint juleps. Can you tell me how to do that? Thanks! Craig in Columbia Dear Craig,…