CoMo You Know
Benton Elementary School, named after the artist Thomas Hart Benton, is one of Columbia’s 21 public elementary schools.
Bambino's menu features house pasta specialties, “Create Your Own” custom pastas, fresh salads, sub sandwiches, “Build Your Own” gourmet pizzas, soups and daily lunch and dinner specials.
Mizzou Asian Christian Fellowship started in fall 2008. Membership is not limited to Asian or Asian-American students or Christians living in Columbia.
Held quarterly throughout Columbia’s downtown and North Village, Artrageous Fridays is a collaboration of local galleries, studios and businesses to create an interactive art experience for the local community and visitors.
Since 1913, Alpha Epsilon Pi, commonly known as AEPi, has been the largest Jewish fraternity in North America.
City traffic engineers will present information about possible changes to Trinity Place and Allen Street at a public meeting on Tuesday.
The doomsday discussion was the kick-off event for the MU Department of Physics and Astronomy’s "Countdown to the End of the World," which will include various events and discussions leading up to Dec. 21, the supposed Mayan prediction for the end of the world. The countdown will end with a Dec. 21 rooftop party on MU’s Physics Building.
World War II veteran Ralph Kalberloh recalls his experience as a prisoner of war in Germany almost 70 years ago.
The annual music festival and barbecue contest is scheduled for Sept. 21-22 in downtown Columbia.
The University of Missouri Press, which was established in 1958, will be phased out this year due to a budget deficit.
John William "Blind" Boone, who died in 1927, was a famous ragtime pianist who became one of the first African-American musicians to be recorded by the QRS piano roll company.
The Columbia Farmers' Market is a producer-only market at the city’s Activity and Recreation Center. The market currently has more than 90 vendors from within a radius of 55 miles who sell produce, crafts, plants and more.
The Boone County Farmer's Market is located in the parking lot of the Sanford-Kimpton Building, 1005 W. Worley St. All produce is grown by farmers from Boone and surrounding counties. The market accepts debit and EBT cards.
The ARC is a 73,000 square foot health club, fitness center and place to exercise run by Columbia Parks and Recreation.
Tax-increment financing was authorized by the Columbia City Council in March 2008 as an incentive for development or improvement projects that eliminate blight and create jobs.
Dan Devine served as head football coach for Arizona State University, the University of Missouri, the NFL's Green Bay Packers and the University of Notre Dame. Devine was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1985.
The Central Missouri Dream Factory is a chapter of The Dream Factory Inc., a national organization that raises funds and use them to grant dreams of local children who suffer from critical or chronic illness. Started in 1984, the chapter covers a seven county region in Missouri including Columbia, Jefferson City and surrounding areas.
The temple focuses on bringing together the community by opening its doors to all sects of Hinduism.
The $75 million facility opened in 2004. It hosts Missouri men's and women's basketball games as well as concerts and other events. Capacity is 15,061.