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Current and Future Graduate Students Invited to Session on Finances

Managing finances as a graduate student can be hard to navigate when dealing with loans, fellowships, assistantships, jobs, etc. Tonight, the Biological and Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Associate is hosting a discussion with the MU Office for Financial Success. The discussion will review managing finances when keeping loans and families in mind. It will also […]

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The Spay Neuter Project Stays Open With Donations

Pet owners and rescue and feral cat caretakers can breathe a sigh of relief. The Spay Neuter Project will stay open due to a donation from the Veterans United Foundation along with additional private donors and supporters. Though the nonprofit organization will be able to stay open through the end of the year, they are […]

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Bur Oak Brewing to Release County Line Beer

Did someone say Friday happy hour? Bur Oak Brewing releases their new County Line beer at 3 p.m. tomorrow. The beer is inspired by the brewery’s Boone County Brown ale, an American brown ale. To brew County Line, the brewery doubled the strength of Boone County Brown and then aged it in Union Horse bourbon […]

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7Brew Coffee Comes to Columbia

Keep yourself caffeinated with 7Brew Coffee hitting the Columbia scene on Jan. 22. The business broke ground and will be located at 200 E. Nifong Blvd, the former location of Lutz’s BBQ. Their hours will be 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday.  With over 20,000 drink combinations, 7Brew […]

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Charcuterie Board Making Class Available at Sawdust Studios

A gorgeous charcuterie assembly is always a fan favorite at any party, especially around the holidays. If you’re looking for a hands-on experience to make a piece of art from scratch, Sawdust Studios is hosting a charcuterie board-making class this Tuesday. No prior woodworking experience is required for the class. Teachers will take attendees step […]

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Distant Planet Comics and Collectibles Moving to The Arcade District

The Arcade District is gaining a new neighbor! Distant Planet Comics and Collectibles is moving from its location on Business Loop to The Arcade District at the end of January. This move allows the business additional space for growth and for hosting more events, among other things. According to their Facebook post, owner Brandy Cross […]

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Being Your Own Advocate When It Comes to Your Health

As a nervous-system centered chiropractor in our community, one of the things I hear on a daily basis is, “Well, my doctor said…” “My doctor prescribed…” “My doctor…” While I definitely believe you should seek medical advice when it comes to your health, I also believe you should be your own health advocate. What does […]


New Salad and Delivery Options are Available at Pasta La Fata

Three new salad options are now on the menu at Pasta La Fata. The autumn salad includes local mixed greens, shaved brussel sprouts, roasted sweet potatoes, currants, toasted pecans and parmesan with a balsamic vinaigrette dressing. A classic chopped wedge mixes iceberg lettuce, local bacon, roasted red peppers and red onion with a cream gorgonzola […]

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8th Miss Gay Mid-Missouri America Pageant Premieres This Saturday

Snag a seat to watch the 8th Miss Gay Mid-Missouri America pageant hosted by Nclusion Plus and sponsored by Stephanie Wilmsmeyer State Farm Agency. The glamorous queens compete in this official preliminary event to the 50th Miss Gay Missouri America. This Saturday’s pageant theme is Steel Magnolias. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the pageant […]

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CoMo Picnics Hosts Heated Bubble Picnics at the Magic Tree

Keep cozy while visiting the Magic Tree at the Village of Cherry Hill this year—no coats, scarves or mittens required. Heated bubble tents are now available through CoMo Picnics Dec. 1-24, on Thursdays through Sundays. The picnics bookings begin at 3:45 p.m., and they include an hour and a half reservation. While enjoying the Magic […]

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Serenity Valley Winery Holds Doe Camp This Saturday

Does go camping this Saturday at Serenity Valley Winery. From 2-5 p.m., the winery will have vendors, live music, pizza, wine and other options, including non-alcoholic beverages. Treat yourself with a drink while perusing the vendors and shopping for the holidays! You can find out more information about the event on their Facebook page.

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Painted Owl Gift Boutique Brings Handmade Creations

If you hear hooting from north Columbia, it is probably Painted Owl Boutique, LLC which opened on Oct. 21. The business is located at 6050 Brown Station Road, suite E and offers handmade creations just in time for the holidays. The boutique has been a passion project for owner Katie Wulff. “We knew that this […]

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Abbey’s Swahili Delights Prepares For Pop-Up

If you’re looking for a delectable dinner on Friday night, Abbey’s Swahili Delights is having another pop-up! Prepare your tastebuds for authentic Swahili cuisine with Swahili coconut salmon, a beef and vegetable stew, among other items. You can call or text 573-682-0545 to order from 5-7:30 p.m. Pick up is at CoMo Cooks located at […]

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Two Weeks Left Until the Night Owl Eatery Closes for the Season

Fly on over to The Night Owl Eatery before the business closes for the season after this weekend. The food truck is located on Ninth and Locust streets and is open 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The menu consists of hearty cheeseburgers, Philly cheesesteaks, big dogs with Nathan’s famous beef […]

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The Food Bank Market Opens with Numerous New Options

Allowing for a new experience more comparable to a grocery store, The Food Bank Market opened its doors Nov. 1 on Business Loop 70. Read and listen more from Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri president Lindsay Lopez here.


Como Smoke and Fire Brings Back a Fan Favorite and Smoking Service

For the month of November, Como Smoke and Fire is bringing back some of their beloved traditions. First, the mouthwatering seasonal special, Thanksgiving sandwich, takes its place on the menu. A savory Thanksgiving meal is stuffed within the sandwich, which includes turkey, stuffing, lettuce, a cranberry reduction, macaroni and cheese, and sweet fries. If you’re […]

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The Loop Holiday Maker Market Returns for a Year of Crafty Creations

Jump on your holiday shopping list early this season with The Loop Holiday Maker Market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Shop for your loves ones with your favorite artisans, makers, cooks and crafters. The market will include cookie decorating, maker space tours, food vendors and more for a day of solo shopping or […]

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Pierpont General Stores Hosts First Chili Cook-Off

A first of its kind sizzling showdown is coming to Pierpont General Store on Sunday as they host their first chili cook-off. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., anyone is welcome to attend, taste chili and talk with the chefs themselves. The spots for entrants are limited and require a $10 fee. Judging will be […]

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Adventurers 4-H Club Hosts Night Sky Event Tonight

Tonight at Norma Sutherland Smith Park, the Adventurers 4-H club hosts Night Sky, an event highlighting outdoor night wonders. The Central MO Astronomical Association will provide telescopes and night sky talks. This event will also include a guided flashlight hike for those looking to learn more about nocturnal wildlife in the region. They request that […]

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Bertha’s Beans Cat Cafe Celebrates Soft Opening

For cat lovers and future owners alike, the wait is over for a new local cat café! Bertha’s Beans Cat Café celebrates their soft opening today through Monday. The business renovated the space over a three-month timeframe from the previous business, Papa’s Cat Café. This weekend, community members can walk in as Bertha’s is still […]