Black in Columbia

I arrived in Columbia on January 12 of 2015. I was 16 and had moved…


Adventures in Advocacy

Jen Lee Reeves learned early on not to make assumptions about her daughter, Jordan. Jordan,…

What’s New in Downtown?

Jeanne and Rex Sinquefield Music Center  MU recently completed phase one of a new building…

The Road to Refuge

According to the United Nations, 79.5 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide by the end…

Feature Your Front Porch in COMO!

Submit your porch stories and memories for a chance to be featured in the Living…

A Flair for Cuisine

How Myah Greene’s passion for cooking has led her to serve mouth-watering cuisine in Columbia.

Cooking Up a Shared Kitchen

After three years in the making, COMO Cooks is preparing their shared kitchen for local chefs.

What’s New on the North Side?

The Boone County Fairgrounds The City of Columbia introduced legislation at the April council meeting…

Sustainable Scraps

Three local restaurateurs discuss the different ways they use their food scraps to make new items for customers and the community.

A Budding Family Business

Two sisters embrace an adventure to grow lavender and other lovely plants in the small river town of Rocheport.

Art in the Pause

How local artists are faring in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic — and how you can support their work.

It’s a People Business

The Bank of Missouri adds a new executive hire and grows its Columbia market amidst a pandemic.