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July 2014

Jill Paul & Brent Moore

SILVERBOX PHOTOGRAPHERS Jill Paul was working one Saturday evening in March 2008 when she received a text from Brent Moore, aka “Doc” of MO-X and Doc & Norm Direct, inviting her to join him for a night out. The two had been…

The Yeti Difference

It’s not every day a Columbia Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting photo includes a yeti. The wooly creature politely posed at the June 5 grand opening for a new custom T-shirt shop, Fast Yeti Tees, located at the Broadway Shops. Reid…

Summer Date Night

Switch up your usual dinner-and-a-movie routine. Try a game of mini golf or take a stroll through The District, then grab some frozen treats or a patio drink in these outfits that are sure to keep you cool in the summer heat. Pink wristlet…

Red, White & Blueberry

Nothing says America — and especially the Fourth of July — like blueberry pie. Blueberries are one of the few foods found in nature with a true blue color and for that reason, the blueberry (along with raspberries and whipped cream) finds…

Getting Rid Of Gluten

For some, just the mention of “gluten-free” has them shuddering at the thought of a bread-deprived and pasta-less existence. Although some people are not able to eat gluten due to a medical intolerance, there is a growing debate on the…

Beat Summer Boredom

All winter long (and there’s no doubt it was long), it seemed like CoMo’s hot summer days might never return. Now that school’s out and we’re soaking up the sun’s rays once again, it’s time to capitalize on Mother Nature’s temporary mercy.…

Splash!

“When that summer sun starts to beatin’ down … drive until the map turns blue.” — “Water” by Brad Paisley The best part of hot summers in Missouri is fun on the water, and Columbians don’t have to drive far to find some blue. Finger…

The Battle For Stewart Park

Almost every year for the past 50 years, a pack of bicycles, tricycles, scooters, wagons, dogs, friends, parents, neighbors and guests have congregated at Garth Avenue and East Parkway Drive on the Fourth of July. Everything is decorated in…

Oh Snap!

According to the Brewers Association, there were 49 craft breweries in Missouri in 2013, and 20 more in the planning stages. Of that number, five breweries are in Columbia. The newest addition to the local brewing scene, Logboat Brewing…

America’s Youngest Diplomats

“We had an amazing trip to the Winter Olympics in Sochi!” Liz Hughes gushed. “Ben wished big and the trip was everything we wanted and more!” There’s more to this travel story — much more. While the world scene played out its politics…