Passing The (Cooking) Torch

We've confirmed that one of Columbia's popular longtime haunts, Chris McD's Restaurant & Wine Bar, is changing hands. Not a lot of details yet, but we hope to bring you more soon. We do know that Chef Tyler Spurgeon is taking over the…

A Second Sweet Success 

Now Columbians to the west can more conveniently enjoy the best! We recently got a second location of Peggy Jean's Pies, one of our most dreamy destinations for decadent desserts. Nom nom nom! The new pie palace is located in The Shoppes…

Water You Waiting For?

Have you ever thought, "I care about the environment, but I'm just one person! What can I possibly do to help the plants and animals in my community?" Then learn about one of the Environmental Protection Agency's key tools for educating…

The Vaccine Scene

As of Jan. 19, the city's COVID tracker/update reported there were 3,298 active COVID cases in Boone County. MU Health Care, Boone Health, Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services and local pharmacies are working together to…

Fresh Air And Fresh Produce

If one of your resolutions was to eat a healthier diet, plan a trip to the Columbia Farmers Market this Saturday. The market is open inside the MU Health Care Pavilion from 9 a.m.-noon. Get out and get some fresh air and fresh produce. The…

Cat/Camel And … Puppy?

Yes! There's a puppy yoga event Saturday, Jan. 22, at 1:30 p.m., at Lizzie & Rocco's Green Meadows location. They're partnering with Sarah's Studio and Second Chance to help you stretch your limbs, open up your chest and possibly…

Stock Up For Spring

We featured Victory Gardeners and its owner Laura Flacks-Narrol in our May/June 2021 issue of Inside Columbia magazine. Sadly, we've learned that they will not be growing any plants this season, due to a variety of factors, including a need…

Tour A New “I Do” Venue

All newly engaged couples are invited to a bridal showcase Sunday, Jan. 23 at Eagle Knoll Golf Course in Hartsburg. The showcase will be held in the course's brand new venue: View 18. From 12-3 p.m. you can tour the venue…

Win A Wedding!

If you're engaged but have put your "I Dos" on snooze, maybe 'cuz you can't fund the fun, Y107 is giving away a chance for five lucky couples to get married on Valentine's Day at The Blue Note! You have until Thursday, Jan. 20, to submit…

Another Reason To Feel Like A Star

One local bridal shop recently posted on Facebook how excited they are about the new gowns they have coming in, saying, "Gowns for our brides with amazing curves are coming soon." Star Brides' goal is to be able to help all brides of all…

Sewing Things Up

Visit the Center for Missouri Studies in Columbia through Jan. 28 for a chance to see the Missouri Bicentennial Quilt during its final mid-Missouri exhibition. In late 2018, the State Historical Society of Missouri and Missouri Star Quilt…

Pose Like Pros

Wedding photos are a prized part of every couple's big day. But just like wedding dresses and menus, styles change. Here's a snapshot of the hottest trends in wedding photos and videos for 2022 from some experts in the industry courtesy of…

“I Do” Review

Meet with local wedding industry experts who can help take the stress out of planning the perfect day by visiting the Central Missouri Wedding Expo this weekend. These professional experts are ready to offer their knowledge in creating…

How Mag-nanimous!

The Columbia branch of the Daniel Boone Regional Library is having a magazine giveaway this Saturday, Jan. 15, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. You can get free issues of magazines of all types from 2020. Browse children's mags, cooking, news and lots…

Saturday Night’s Alright For …

... experiencing an incredible tribute band at The Blue Note! Elton Dan and the Rocket Band is touring the nation channeling one of rock's greatest, most colorful and prolific performers — the legendary Elton John. Fun, flashy and…

Take That, Chi-town!

Chicago may be known as the Second City, but in this case, it's Columbia! Our very own Ragtag Cinema was chosen for the second screening of the only 35mm print of an award-winning film BEFORE it heads to Chicago on a five-city national…

Register For A Morning Run

On Saturday, Jan. 22, at 9 a.m., join other runners and enjoy a morning on Rhett’s Run at Cosmo Park. This 4.3-mile trail run will take racers through the scenic twists and turns of this hilly, well-maintained single track…

Walk To Honor MLK

On Monday, Jan. 17, walk to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a Candlelight Walk And Memorial Celebration in his name. The walk will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the basement of the Armory Sports Center, and proceed to the Memorial…

Root Cellar Puts Down Roots At New Home

The Root Cellar announced it will be moving to 1203 Rogers St. (former site of the Drum Shop building). A Facebook post says they're excited to be close to their friends Ozark Mountain Biscuit & Bar and Logboat Brewing Company, and ask…
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