CoMo You Know
The master plan is part of a concept called growth management planning. Rather than allowing the city to expand willy-nilly, the commission is putting together recommendations for the Planning Department to codify into a written document.
A Boone County-based nonprofit organization with an emphasis on issues related to poverty.
Located at 10 E. Broadway, Grant is the oldest existing school building still in use in the city and serves 323 students.
Formerly the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program and the Pednet Project. It is funded through a $22 million federal grant.
The Black Culture Center began in 1972 at the Black Culture House, a haven for black students at MU.
Flat Branch Pub and Brewing is located at 115 S. Fifth St. The pub serves a wide variety of food and is known for its beer.
Father Augustine Tolton was born in Missouri and was the first black Catholic priest in the United States.
The use of eminent domain is akin to the use of easements, which primarily allow the city government to acquire small parcels of land that are necessary for infrastructure development.
The Columbia neighborhood is bounded by Old 63 (east), College Avenue (west), Rollins Street (south) and East Broadway (north).
Don Faurot is a former MU football player, coach and influential figure for which Faurot Field, MU's football field, is named.
The Devil’s Icebox is a double sinkhole in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park that offers a view of the underground stream and cool, refreshing air.
Delta Delta Delta was founded on November 27, 1888. In 2010, the chapter had 229 members.
Dave Yost is a coach for the Missouri Tigers football team. He is the team’s offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach, placekicker coach and recruiting coordinator.
What is now the Daniel Boone City Building was once known as the Daniel Boone Tavern, a hotel and informal community center.
Dr. Chris Belcher has worked in the education field for 28 years in various teaching and administrative positions.
The simple mission of Columbia Cribs is “to put a roof over your head in Columbia.”
Columbia Track Club is a running club that has participants from Columbia and surrounding towns.
Columbia Regional Airport is owned and operated by the city and is overseen by a 13-member advisory board.
Boys and Girls Town of Missouri is a nonprofit organization aimed at bettering the lives of children with behavioral and emotional problems.