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September 2016

Beautiful, Belgian, Beers.

Alliteration aside, Belgian beers still have my heart after all these years.  They are the beers that really got me from merely interested, to passionate about craft beer.  American brewers have taken nearly every “traditional” style of…

Joyful Occasions

The wedding of KALIE CLENNIN and ETHAN KRAMEL will take place on Nov. 19 at Les Bourgeois Vineyards in Rocheport. The setting has special meaning for the couple, as it is where Ethan proposed. On Jan. 22, Ethan picked Kalie up…

Riveting Researcher

photos by Kayla Wolf Columbia author Carolyn Mulford creates strong storylines enhanced by thorough research honed through her years as a journalist and non-fiction writer. In both her award-winning Show Me mystery series for adults and…

Almost An Afterthought

photos by Drew Piester You may recall, we visited the stately Colonial Revival home at 716 W. Broadway in our summer Home & Garden issue, highlighting the kitchen renovation designed by Hannah Wilson of Columbia Showcase Kitchens…

Rustic Roots

photos by Kayla Wolf When Debbie Davis and David Means set about updating their 1960 ranch style home that sits just off Highway F outside Fulton, they knew exactly what they didn’t want. Neither is the “frou-frou, fancy-dance-y” type,…

Nourish Yourself

Have you been Nourish Café and Market yet? This was one of the first questions that Kimber – owner and general manager, and Maura – chef of Nourish asked Columbia Farmers Market customers during their sampling event in mid-August. Many…

Fall Into Fashion

Photos by L.G. Patterson Being stylish over age 50 doesn’t mean dressing younger. It takes a balance of sassy and charm. Whatever your size, shape or age, confidence is key.  Everyone has his or her own style personality. According to…

Whiteley General Tire Store

Situated on the corner of downtown Columbia, this photo was estimated to have been taken in 1947.  This location was home to both the Copeland Service Station and the Whiteley General Tire Store. The Yellow Taxi fleet is shown in the photo.…

Anniversary Blues

Back in 2007, the Central Bank of Boone County, then named Boone County National Bank, was turning 150 years old. The bank’s advertising agency, Woodruff Schweitzer, wanted to do something special to mark the occasion and came up with…

The Captivating Connor

Photo by Whitney Matewe Connor Strope may not be a superhero like Catboy, Owlette or Gekko from his favorite show, “PJ Masks.” But this 11-year-old does boast a cape and a special title — Champion Child. Connor is this year’s…

Homemade onion rings

One of the best things about eating a burger is the condiments and sides. My favorite is onions rings. Fries and chips are great, but they can’t compare to the explosive flavor and crunch of onion rings. Making your own is easier than you…

The Perfect “Match”

It may have been a different kind of “match” that brought Jessi Hoyle and Brad Russell to Columbia. But these Oklahoma transplants chose to affirm the match of their own making here in mid-Missouri where they’ve made their new home.…

Starry Eyed

Get cozied up in style as you watch autumn’s meteor showers from your porch or patio. These home accessories are inspired by this year’s moody fall palette, showcasing cool blue and slate grey hues. Chunky patterned accent pillows pair with…

Right Under Your Nose

"I’ve never been to that museum on campus.” “Which one?” “That one with the famous paintings.” I knew the one my daughter meant, and I offered an excuse: “The man who lives at the base of the mountain is the last to climb it.” It’s…

Les Burgers d’Antan

There's been a lot of Burger Talk around the Inside Columbia offices these past few weeks. It's set me to thinking, "How many burgers have I eaten in my life?" and "Ubi sunt les burgers d'antan?"  People point to the Booches Burger as…

Reviews in a Flash

On January 15, 2009, U.S. Airways Flight 1549 took off from LaGuardia airport in New York, bound for Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in North Carolina with 155 people on board. Less than a minute after takeoff, the aircraft hit a…