Yearly Archives

2014

Go Pink!

Nancy Rahner shares her breast cancer story, from the emotions of diagnosis to the gratitude her fight has given her. You’ll also learn about the new state law affecting breast cancer treatment, as well as local National Breast Cancer…

Note Worthy

The news broke at 3 p.m. on July 9. Minutes later, right on schedule, the social media naysayers were tweeting out their doubts. Richard King was selling The Blue Note, and our fair city’s beloved music venue was surely doomed.…

Booming Business

It was a bold move for bold times. But even before business school pioneers Herbert Davenport and Thorstein Veblen could pat themselves on the back, their colleagues at the University of Missouri were denouncing President A. Ross Hill’s…

Personality Plus

Slip into a wheelchair and assume the mantle of invisibility. No longer at eye level to most, wheelchair users often complain they become unnoticed and ignored when in their chairs. From her vantage point as logistics director…

Ascending Aspirations

It’s the kind of success many entrepreneurs can only hope to attain. Sister restaurants Addison’s and Sophia’s have been going strong in Columbia throughout this century. As many of their counterparts closed their doors — Forge…

Wines for Halloween

Add some spirit to your Halloween table with this collection of seasonally apt wines. Bogle Phantom is back for its seasonal run. The bracing blend of Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Mourvedre offers bright red…

Symbols of The Cemetery

Dana Bocke is a “cemetery geek.” She spends her free time roaming through cemeteries. “I go to cemeteries like other people go on vacation,” she says. No, she isn’t chasing ghosts. Bocke is studying funerary art — the…

One Block

LUVELLI If you’re not familiar with the work of artist Jon Luvelli, it’s very possible you may have caught a glimpse of him in the heart of The District. Luvelli is best known for his ability to flawlessly capture emotion while…

CoMo Cuisine, A to Z

A is for apple — in kindergarten. Then we grow up and realize there’s no need to be so predictable in our exploration of food. That’s especially true in Columbia, where a love of good food supports multiple farmers markets and…

Cultural Crossroads

Every morning Nabihah Maqbool puts on her right shoe first, then her left. She draws a thin line of dark blue eyeliner — a shade that matches the tips of her fingernails and complements her pants — on her right eye and then her left.…

Missouri Wine Trails

Photos courtesy of Missouri Wine & Grape Board Anyone can run to the store and pick up a bottle of wine, but to really get a feel for the vineyard experience, you should visit a winery or two — or a half-dozen or so. With 128…

A Bibliophile’s Dream

For anyone who loves books, Columbia has an impressive new enticement. Schilb Antiquarian, which opened in February at the corner of Providence Road and Walnut Street, gives visitors the chance to see, handle and purchase rare books…

STICKS AND STONES …

Kara Bennett doesn’t know why her classmates turned on her. Some of them had been her friends, but that year they singled her out and began picking on her because she didn’t dress like them, didn’t wear makeup like them and didn’t fix her…

Good Sports

An Opportunity To Do Something Cool CARTER AREY Wheelchair Basketball By Heather Finn Carter Arey’s journey to Team USA began when he snuck into the University of Missouri student recreation complex to play pickup basketball. At…