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Silverball Arcade Bar to Reopen in October

After a brief hiatus over the summer, Silverball, the beloved arcade bar in downtown Columbia, is preparing to reopen in October. Owner Nic Parks says this revamped version of Silverball will have “more games than we have ever had before with a good variety of old school and newer games.” Silverball will also no longer […]

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Park Restaurant & Bar Adding Whiskey Wednesdays

Whiskey Wednesdays is coming soon to Park Restaurant & Bar. Eleina Newton, front-of-house manager, says they are introducing whiskey flights to Park with specific deals on Wednesdays. “The three options will include our Park favorites, build-your-own and a premium scotch flight! These will be available anytime during the week, but 15% off on Wednesdays,” Newton […]

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Pups, Pints and Petting Zoo’s Coming to Pierpont General Store

Get ready to play with animals and enjoy a pint at the Pierpont General Store. Pups, Pints and Petting Zoo’s is set for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 27. This collaboration event with Creekside Pet Center, Unchained Melodies and Pierpont General Store will help raise money for Unchained Melodies to help find homes for some adoptable […]

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Irene’s Hosting New Mezcal Monday Event

Irene’s announced a new event featuring Lamata Mezcal, a brand renowned for its commitment to tradition and quality. On Aug. 28, Irene’s will host its first-ever Mezcal Monday event, showcasing 12 distinct small-batch agave blends, ranging from 40-200 liter batches. Aaron Fry, founder of Bonded Beverage, will provide insight into each drink, helping customers understand […]

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DogMaster Distillery Hosting Bingo Happy Hour

Join in on a bingo game at DogMaster Distillery for a chance to win prizes. DogMaster Distillery hosts Bingo Happy Hour every Tuesday from 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. During each Bingo Happy Hour, there will be five rounds of bingo. It is free to play, and according to the event page on Facebook, winners will receive mediocre […]

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Broadway Brewery Puts New IPA on Tap

Broadway Brewery’s newest IPA is now on tap at the brewery. According to a post on social media, the new brew, creature report, is a classic West Coast style IPA brewed with old-school hops, Simcoe, Citra and Centennial. When enjoying the new IPA, you may notice some mild hop bitterness and hints of pine, grapefruit and […]

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Casa Maria’s Releases Barbie Pink Drink

Casa Maria’s Mexican Cantina is celebrating the Barbie movie coming to theaters with the perfect pink drink. Last week, Casa Maria’s posted on Instagram describing the new Barbie Dreams margarita. The Barbie drink is hand-crafted with Patron Reposado, fresh lime juice, agave, club soda and house-made dragon fruit puree to achieve the perfect pink color. […]


Hexagon Alley Receives Liquor License Before Grand Opening

A new board game café called Hexagon Alley officially got its liquor license on Friday. The board game café offers hot coffee, espresso drinks and nitro cold brew from Fretboard Coffee, and is now selling fresh beer and cider to its customers as well. The board game cafe had its test weekend at the end […]


Tropical Liqueurs South Location Announces New Summer Schedule

Tropical Liqueurs Columbia announced its south location has changed its schedule for the summer. The south location, located at 3805 S. Providence Road, is typically closed on Mondays, but now you can enjoy Trops from both the south location and the location downtown, seven days a week, all summer long. Trops offers frozen cocktails, beer […]


Belly Market & Rotisserie Starts Third Thursdays

Belly Market & Rotisserie has started a new event where customers can try new wine each month. Third Thursdays starts at 5 p.m. every third Thursday, offering wine tastings by a different wine distributer each month. Started in March, the wine tastings are free, but bottles and cases are available to purchase. Customers who attend […]

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Strawberry Shortcake Cocktail Returns at Casa Maria’s

Casa Maria’s Mexican Cantina has brought back a spring drink. Once again, customers can enjoy the strawberry shortcake cocktail, a blended cocktail topped with whipped cream. Casa Maria’s is located at 1305 Grindstone Parkway and is open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday. For more […]

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Puppy Happy Hour Set For Thursday

Enjoy happy hour downtown this week with the addition of puppy cuddles. From 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, enjoy Puppy Happy Hour at Broadway Brewery on 9th. For a $5 donation, you can get one-on-one puppy cuddles with a rescue from Unchained Melodies. All donations will go toward Unchained Melodies Dog Rescue and care efforts for […]

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Room 38 Makes Change to its Late Night Atmosphere

Room 38 Restaurant & Lounge has officially changed its late night vibe. In mid-April, Room 38 announced it was making a return to its roots, changing its late night focus from undergraduates back to professionals. Room 38 wrote a letter to its guests explaining how over time, as the student population continued to grow, the […]

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Columbia Entertainment Company Transforming for Exclusive Event

The Columbia Entertainment Company is hosting its annual trivia fundraiser, but with a twist. Starting at 7 p.m. April 14, CEC will be transformed into Girato nel Buio Winery for a murder mystery event at 1800 Nelwood Drive. Become a detective and help figure out who committed the crime all while enjoying a cocktail and […]


Flat Branch Pub Releases its Whiskey of the Week

Whiskey fans have a new bourbon to enjoy for whiskey week at Flat Branch Pub & Brewing. Customers can enjoy the Ben Holladay Missouri bourbon this week in celebration of whiskey week. According to a post on social media, this bourbon won gold at the World Spirits Competition alongside Blanton’s Weller, Heaven Hill. Every Monday, […]

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Park Restaurant Announces Three New Signature Cocktails for Well Wednesday

Enjoy new specialty cocktails for Well Wednesday at Park Restaurant and Bar this week. Starting today, people can choose from Park Paloma, Spiked Strawberry Lemonade and a Kentucky Mule. Along with specialty cocktails, people will be able to get $5 off select appetizers. The deals last from 7-10 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, visit Park’s Facebook and Instagram.

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Logboat Brewing Co. Reopens Taproom More Than Two Months Later

On Jan. 1, Logboat Brewing Co. closed its doors to begin indoor renovations. And 76 days later, Logboat announced on social media it was finally time to reopen the taproom doors. While the taproom is now open, there is still work to be done. “The building is still very much a work in progress. Renovations […]

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Las Margaritas to Renovate South Location

Photos by Las Margaritas  Las Margaritas Mexican Bar and Grill announced it is making some changes to the Corporate Lake location in Columbia. According to its social media page, exciting things are on the way for this location. Angel Gallegos, manager of the south location, says right now they are in the process of changing […]

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First MO Beer Monday of March Coming Up

Celebrate the start of the week with McGintys Bar’s MO Beer Mondays. Start your week off right next week with a $4 pint of your favorite local beer. This deal is available every Monday from open to close, at 1312 Old 63 S in Columbia. McGinty’s is open 3 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Monday-Saturday, and 3 p.m.-midnight […]


Broadway Brewery’s New Hazy IPA Now on Tap

Local beer fans are in luck. Broadway Brewery announced its newest hazy IPA is now on tap at the pub. The new brew, Devil Log, is a 9% hazy double IPA brewed with intense notes of tropical pineapple, passion fruit, peach and grapefruit. Broadway Brewery produces traditional German lagers, double dry-hopped hazy IPAs, fruit sours […]