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Goldie’s Bagels, Pizza Tree Take Temporary Break

Two local establishments are taking breaks for a few days, but both will be back up and running quickly. Goldie’s Bagels on Ninth Street announced it will be closed until Jan. 3 for a winter break. While the break was planned, the business had to close a little earlier than scheduled after pipes froze in the […]

The Old Neighborhood Cafe Adds Mac & Cheese to the Menu

The Old Neighborhood Cafe has officially added an old favorite to their menu. The famous homemade mac & cheese, which was previously at Katfish Katy’s, has officially made its debut on The Old Neighborhood Cafe’s menu. The cheesy treat became a part of the menu on Monday for $11, giving customers the option to eat […]

Como Arepas Releases Valentine’s Day Menu

Those looking to do something a little different for Valentine’s Day have a new option this year. Como Arepas released a special menu for Valentine’s Day. From 6-9 p.m.  Feb. 14, customers can pick between three menu options including surf and turf, meat and chicken grill and sautéed vegetables with lentil croquettes. You can also […]


The Grind Coffee House Opens a New Location With a Twist

The Grind Coffee House announced on social media it has opened a new location in downtown Columbia. The new location, located at 904 Elm St., looks a bit different than The Grind’s other spots, including a different name and different menu items. According to the Instagram post, the new downtown location is called Rise & […]

Como Smoke & Fire Opens New Location In South Columbia

Como Smoke & Fire opened its second location in south Columbia earlier this month and now officially has its liquor license. Since opening the new location on Dec. 14, the business has seen a good response from the community, which has been very excited about the addition. The business originally opened the south location while […]

The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri to Distribute Turkeys

The season of giving is here and, this year, The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri is giving back by sharing turkeys for several days at the central pantry located at 1007 Big Bear Blvd. The Food Bank is distributing turkeys Thursday, Friday and Saturday while supplies last. Anyone who is in need of […]

Peggy Jean’s Pies Announces Flavor of the Month

A new month means a new flavor at Peggy Jean’s Pies. For December’s special flavor, enjoy a rich maple cream with homemade bourbon whipped cream, sprinkled with brown sugar. Maple cream is the winner of Peggy Jean’s Pies October Epic Pie Tasting. This flavor is available in both stores daily and available for pre-order through […]

Mr. Murphy’s Adds Winter Drive-Thru

Mr. Murphy’s Stuffed Potatoes has transitioned into a drive-thru food truck for the cold season. Earlier this month, the food truck announced that people would be able to avoid the cold when craving the famous stuffed potatoes by simply waiting in their cars. According to the post, customers should pull up to the menu and […]

Tacos 4 Life Raises More Than 35,000 Meals During Soft Opening

Tacos 4 Life opened a new location at 511 E. Green Meadows Road, starting with a three-day soft opening last week. At Tacos 4 Life, for every meal that is purchased, one meal is donated to help starving children all around the world. Over the course of the three-day soft opening, enough donations were raised […]

Pasta La Fata

Pasta La Fata Plans New Club and Dinner Series

Pasta connoisseurs will soon have an opportunity to gain access to rare, endangered pasta shapes, meals and traditions with Pasta La Fata’s Rare Pasta Club. According to Pasta La Fata, sign up for the club is set to start this week. Starting in 2023, club members will get exclusive opportunities to try pasta baked, stuffed, […]

Celebrate National Cookie Day in December

What is National Cookie Day? Well, it celebrates the scrumptious dessert that is sure to bring smiles to all. Celebrated on Dec. 4, this holiday is the perfect time to enjoy your favorite sweet treat and share with loved ones, friends or even co-workers.  Make sure to check your favorite cookie spot for any deals […]

A Time to Give Thanks to Provide Free Hot Meals

It’s the time of year to give thanks. Powerhouse Community Development is gearing up for this year’s Thanksgiving meal. A Time To Give Thanks is providing a hot meal to anyone in the community from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at the Columbia Senior Activity Center. This tradition keeps Almeta Crayton’s legacy alive, the late Columbia […]


Kojaba Bar Closes Doors

Kojaba Bar Korean Japanese BBQ has closed its doors for the last time. The local spot opened in 2007 and served both Korean and Japanese specialties. It officially closed at the end of October According to its Facebook page, the decision to close the restaurant at 21 N. Providence Road came as the owners shifted […]

Pancake Fundraiser to Help Battle High School Students

Come hungry Saturday to the All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Fundraiser, hosted by Battle High School Vocal Arts. From 8-11 a.m. Saturday, enjoy the pancake contest at Battle High School, while helping raise funds for the Music in the Parks competition in May. Each student’s entry is $55 for Music in the Parks and the goal of the pancake […]

Pasta La Fata

Pasta La Fata Now Offering Online Ordering

A Columbia favorite has made it easier for people to taste their delicious meals. Earlier this month, Pasta La Fata began offering online ordering for customers. The local pasta shop opened its doors in early June after nearly six years of selling its homemade Italian specialties through pop-ups at local businesses and the Columbia Farmers […]

Gina’s Vegan A Go Go Adds Two More Wheels

A local vegan food truck has a new way of selling food around town. Gina’s Vegan A Go Go officially began using a new food bike, a smaller version of her on-the-go vegan food truck, at the beginning of November. The food bike has a compartment to store food, as well as an umbrella to […]

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Papa Murphy’s Closes in Columbia

A familiar favorite pizza joint has officially closed its doors in Columbia. Papa Murphy’s, located on West Broadway, closed its doors for the last time on Oct. 31. According to its Facebook page, Papa Murphy’s closed permanently due to rising costs and staffing issues. However, even while announcing the sad news, the post ended by […]

Columbia Farmers Market to Host Customer Appreciation Day

The Columbia Farmers Market is celebrating its customers with a spooktacular event this weekend. Enjoy all the festivities from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at 1769 W. Ash St. For the final event of the market’s summer season, there will be several costume contests, drawings and giveaways where vendors will be offering special gifts throughout the day. […]

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Celebrate Nine Years With Plume

It’s time to celebrate! Plume in Columbia is celebrating nine years in business next week with goodies and treats all day long. From 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, enjoy a grand prize giveaway, meet some of Plume’s makers, get free gifts, enjoy cupcakes, mimosas, popcorn and even wine. People do not have to purchase […]

CACC Gearing Up for Culinary Thanksgiving Meal

With Halloween right around the corner, it may be hard to think about Thanksgiving quite yet. However, the Columbia Area Career Center is eager to get into the season and is preparing Thanksgiving meals this week. People can pick up meals from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday on the north side of Columbia Area Career Center […]