Daily Archives

March 2, 2021

A Will To Wed

When Elizabeth Duesenberg and Will DelGrosso were students at Lindenwood College in St. Louis, they were introduced by mutual friends who were dating and wanted another couple to double date with. When Will proposed, he took Elizabeth to…

Placid Paradise

Jeremy Spillman readily admits that early last year, when his family first floated the idea of putting in a pool, it held zero appeal. He didn’t want the maintenance hassles or upkeep costs. Nor was he eager to spend money on something

A Love for Local Greens

Spring is in the air, and seasonal produce is bountiful! I’m from Northern California, where farmers markets have been popular since I was young, and I was very pleased when I moved to Columbia by how many

Feeding a Community

Wayland and Renee Taylor have been working tirelessly to feed hungry communities in Columbia and Boone County, especially those who have been hit hardest by the pandemic. One major way they have contributed is by

Dueling DJs

Cosmo, Y107 G&D Pizzaria Columbia, Missouri is blessed with many delicious places to score the perfect slice of pie, but there is only one "Best Pizza In Columbia" and that is G&D Pizzaria. I picked G&D's Greek style…

To Market, To Market

Talk about a recipe for success! The new pop-up, The Strollway Market, which opened last month in the Harold’s downtown location, is a collaboration from several very accomplished pros on Columbia’s cuisine scene: Michael Urban and Melissa…

A Waffly Good Combo

My 6-year-old will go weeks at a time where she eats nothing but waffles. No, I do not make them every time she wants them. I will make a few dozen at a time, freeze them on a tray, bag them and store them in the

Rosé the Day Away

This bright and effervescent spring/summer cocktail was inspired by my love of rosé and the rich taste of Plymouth gin. I had been toying around with the idea of

Forward Focus

The beginning of the new decade didn’t go the way anyone had expected, with the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc on both small and large businesses, as well as consumers. With 2020 officially in the rearview mirror, local leaders are…

The Journey of a Lifetime

Some power couples are driven by ambition to make a name for themselves. To rise to the top of their Veterinary Medicine profession. To gather power and prestige. Jimi and Cristi Cook are looking for
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