Sup & Sip At Glenn’s

Make plans now to enjoy Glenn’s February Dinner and Wine Series on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. Delight in a four-course dinner crafted by Glenn’s executive chef, accompanied by a wine pairing guided by Glenn’s sommelier. According to the…

Adding To The Brunch Bunch

Beet Box is upping its Sunday brunch game by adding other items to its menu. In addition to offering a weekly Sunday brunch special, the menu will now include more basic brunch staples for "the less adventurous." The items…

BBQ Boo Hoo

One of Columbia's bastions of barbecue bid adieu this past Saturday, Jan. 8. Lutz's Barbecue, reknowned for not only its ‘cue but also its craveable crispy made-in-house chips, is no longer open here in town, after a ten-year run. The …

Help To Quit Smoking

If stopping smoking was one of your resolutions, check out Quit Now Classes from the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. Classes are available online for free and take place every other Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Using tobacco in any form…

Spreading Accurate Info

With the recent surge in cases, COVID is on all of our minds. Want to learn the latest stats on where we’re at in Boone County? The Daniel Boone Regional Library is a ready resource. You can see the total number of cases,…

Donate Blood And Score Big

January is National Blood Donor Month. So many times, other health crises, such as the pandemic, take the focus. But Boone County’s recent spate of fatal car crashes only highlights the need for ongoing blood donations. The dangerously low…

Help To Quit Smoking

If stopping smoking was one of your resolutions, check out Quit Now Classes from the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. Classes are available online for free and take place every other Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Using tobacco in…

Attend A Free Financing Seminar

Dream of starting a small business? Get practical advice from a pro who knows: Jessie Yankee, director of the Missouri Women's Business Center (MOWBC) at a free seminar Tuesday, Jan.11, from 6-7:30 p.m. The class will be held in the…

Distilling It Down To An Art  

Local artisan Lisa Driskel Hawxby creates mixed media art pieces using reclaimed whiskey barrel staves and rings. Join her for her "Authentically Her" gallery show Friday, Jan. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Curations573. A specialty DogMaster…

Hit The New Year Healthy!

If you're interested in the event Nourish is hosting on Sunday, Jan. 16, at 4 p.m., here are more details: The cost is $65 per person. Space is limited, so if you're interested call Nourish at 573-818-2240 ext. 1, to reserve your spot and…

Pinot Perils & Merlot Mishaps

Website winespectator.com has some nifty tricks to employ when you've had a red wine disaster. First, blot! Use a dry napkin or paper towel to soak up as much stain as you can. Blot don't scrub, as scrubbing will just spread the stain…

Library To Get Tech Update

The Columbia Public Library announced it will be closing for a technology update Jan. 11-13. Curbside pickup, online chat, outreach services and the bookmobile will continue as usual during the closure. According to a news release, the new…

Real Tree? Real Easy

If your Christmas included trimming a real tree, then you'll be glad to hear how you go about disposing of it. No, the city can't help you with all those niggling needles you'll keep finding for months, but otherwise you can easily be…

Community Comes Through … Again

Generous mid-Missourians contributed $5,347 and 2,000 pounds of food when they attended the Santa's Work Crew Light Show. The second annual event, featuring festively-lit construction machines, was held at EquipmentShare's corporate…

Start Off 2022 On The Right Foot!

… or the left. It really doesn't matter. Gather your friends and family and head out on a First Day Hike at a Missouri state park. Mid-Missourians are fortunate to be blessed with many scenic spots for hiking (and helping us work off…

Let Les Bourgeois Cook

Start your New Year's Eve off with a delicious dinner entrée or the surf 'n' turf New Year's Eve special at the Blufftop Bistro at Les Bourgeois. If you'd rather stay in that night, check out the Bistro's New Year’s Brunch from…

Big Blue Note Bash Returns

Ring in the new year at The Blue Note's annual "DECADANCE" bash starting at 7 p.m. Dance to the tunes of Columbia's most-recognized DJ, Requiem, while celebrating the start of 2022. Consider this party an official Blue Note tradition, since…

Enjoy a calm visit with cats

On Sunday, Dec. 26, from 10-11 a.m. or 6-7 p.m., take part in a sensory-friendly kitty conclave at Papa's Cat Café. This event's being held in partnership with the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Your…
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