CoMo You Know: Places
In the southwest corner of Columbia lies the Village of Cherry Hill. Designed to give the feel of a small town and invite people to the town square, Cherry Hill is warm and inviting.
The nonprofit theater has been staging productions since 1961.
Last year, the Missouri Food Bank Association collected more than 117 million pounds of food, which means more than 97 million meals.
The Columbia Mall, located on Bernadette Drive, has more than 100 stores.
The Columbia Cemetery was established two centuries ago in 1820.
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.
The Columbia neighborhood is bounded by Old 63 (east), College Avenue (west), Rollins Street (south) and East Broadway (north).
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.
What is now the Daniel Boone City Building was once known as the Daniel Boone Tavern, a hotel and informal community center.
Columbia Regional Airport is owned and operated by the city and is overseen by a 13-member advisory board.
The Berry Building is a former warehouse in downtown Columbia that has been converted into a mixed-use development.
The ARC is a 73,000 square foot health club, fitness center and place to exercise run by Columbia Parks and Recreation.
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.
The temple focuses on bringing together the community by opening its doors to all sects of Hinduism.
The publicly owned power plant is operated by the city to provide not-for-profit electric service by burning coal, gas and oil.
The 63 Diner, which opened in 1989, is known around Columbia for its old-fashioned cheeseburgers, french fries and malts.
Shyrocks' Corn Maze is an annual fall activity on the Shyrocks Callaway Farm that invites visitors to explore all 15 acres of corn maze, which is mowed into a new design each year.
The hospital, committed to providing cancer prevention, detection and treatment, was the first cancer center west of the Mississippi River.