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Ashley Gross And Brandon Minor

"Surprise me.” Ashley Elizabeth Gross told her wedding planner. “ ‘You plan it all,’ I told him.” And she kept her word, entrusting details of the ceremony and reception to the planner, a longtime family friend who had handled her two…

Hickam Cabin Fundraiser

Hundreds of gentlemen met at Rock Bridge State Park for the 47th incarnation of the annual men's picnic. A breeze kept the beastly heat at bay as the restored Hickam cabin was in full display (thanks in part to the picnic's fundraising) and…

Safe Rides In COMO

COMO Connect  www.comoconnect.org Payment is by cash or bus passes paid for in advance. Regular one-way fare: $1.50 ~ Regular All-Day Pass: $3.00 (Exact change is required.) Other fare and pass options are available in advance.…

CITIZEN McDAVID

Bob McDavid presided over his last Columbia City Council meeting on April 4 and moved out of the mayor’s office later that week. After two terms as the city’s CEO, the 69-year-old retired obstetrician announced last winter he would not seek…

January 2016 A New View

Assignment: Home Renovation      The Location: A home in Columbia I photograph a lot of houses in and around Columbia. While visiting these places, I get a lot of ideas for renovating my home, and I see some things that make me scratch…

Ninth Street Eats

Bookmark Café Ellis Library, MU campus 1020 Lowry St. (corner of Ninth Street and Conley Avenue) 573-882-4701 dining.missouri.edu Number of years in current location: 9 Must-have food: Hope’s triple chocolate cookie ($1) Average…

Drinking With The Devil

Dear Fancy Bar Chef, I’m looking for that perfect summer tequila drink. I’ve tried your mojitos made with tequila, and of course, I love a margarita when relaxing on my porch, but I’m ready for something new. So what do you have for me?…

Dancing With The Devils

In the 1930s, the country music industry in Springfield, Mo., was amorphous, yet very broadcast-centric. The area was home to powerful 50,000-watt radio stations that broadcast nationally to avid — and often metropolitan — audiences.…

Broadway’s Modern Classic

Sixty-six houses line Broadway between Garth Avenue and West Boulevard, each with a storied history and inimitable appearance. Built before the days of cookie-cutter neighborhoods and suburban sprawl, these homes have personality; their…

Picnics With Purpose

With summer on its way in and college kids on their way out, Columbia gets a mellow makeover in May. A picnic is a relaxing and fun way to get your summer started, whether you’re courting a new love or looking for an action-packed afternoon…

Eats & Arts

Last year was a year of transformation for Columbia’s Wabash Station. For four hours every Sunday, June through October, the historic building became the North Village Arts District Farmers & Artisans Market, a small gathering of local…

Best of Columbia 2012

It’s the most anticipated announcement since football prodigy Dorial Green-Beckham donned a Mizzou hat. It’s this year’s Best of Columbia list and you made it happen, Columbia. It all started in November, when thousands of you made…

Churchill’s Makeover

Born in Palermo, Sicily, Ignazio Munna exudes the traditional polite Italian personality with an attitude that reminds others to appreciate life. But despite his calm and kind demeanor, this foodie loves a good challenge. As the new food…