Experience an English Gastropub in Columbia

With its authentic English fare, 44 Stone Public House is a favorite hangout for Columbia locals and visitors who enjoy its welcoming atmosphere. The carefully crafted menu has a devoted following. Which dish is destined to be your favorite?

Dreaming of Summer Tomatoes

The cold days of the end of winter get you dreaming of summer. And tomatoes. You can make these recipes with tomatoes you can find in a supermarket just to get a taste of summer, then make them again during tomato season for a true treat.

Seeking Harmony? This Group’s Got it

The a cappella aces of Take 6 have earned 10 Grammy Awards, 10 Dove Awards, 2 NAACP Image Awards, a Soul Train Award, and more. The acclaimed music producer Quincy Jones calls the group, the “baddest vocal cats on the planet.” With a set list including selections from gospel, jazz, R&B, and pop, this multi-platinum selling sextet has toured the globe and is regarded as the pre-eminent a cappella group in the world today.

Cold Temperatures Across Missouri

On February 12, 1899, Missouri was in the middle of a terrible cold snap. It was -16˚ in St. Louis. Columbia recorded its coldest day ever, with 26˚ below zero. There it was -20˚ or colder for eight straight days! On the 12th, Springfield dropped to 29˚ below zero – it's the coldest night ever! 

True False Film Fest

Over the span of 20 years, Columbia, Missouri has become a mandatory stop on the festival circuit, largely as a place to discover new voices and fresh expressions of the evolving creative nonfiction genre at True/False Film Fest.

A. Ross Hill named President of the University of Missouri

On December 27, 1908, A. Ross Hill was named President of the University of Missouri on this date. He was responsible for much of the university’s growth, including building the “White Campus” and expanding the Extension Division, the Graduate Program, and the College of Education.

Get a taste of New Orleans at this restaurant in Missouri

You don’t have to travel all the way down the river to New Orleans to get a taste of luscious Louisiana cuisine in Missouri. Bonus: It’s in a renovated historic hotel.

Tasty Eats, Done Dirt Cheap

8 Great Places for Inexpensive Eats in Missouri