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Some Like it Hot

L.G. PATTERSON Columbians Keep It Spicy BY AUDRA JENKINS It may be the dead of winter, but Columbia is hot! Warm up this month with some of CoMo’s spiciest offerings, from Columbia chefs who are as talented with fire as they…

A Tree-umphant Return

L.G. PATTERSON John Gilbreth had a very definite idea of what he didn’t want to name his pizza restaurant. Friends kept suggesting “Johnny G’s,” but Gilbreth felt “that sounded like an old-fashioned Italian place with red-and-white…

Best of Columbia 2014

Best Weathercaster winner Sharon Ray from KMIZ. L.G. PATTERSON, ILLUSTRATION BY KATE MOORE Well Columbia, you’re a tough crowd to please. This year, we counted and verified nearly 420,000 votes for the people, restaurants,…

A Growing Tree

Joplin native John Gilbreth arrived in Columbia as a college freshman in 1999. Two weeks after unpacking his bags, he dropped out of school and scored a job at a pizzeria downtown. “I had some friends who already worked at Shakespeare’s,…