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April 20, 2017

A piss-poor guide to the bathrooms of downtown CoMo

A piss-poor guide to the bathrooms of downtown CoMo

Urine for a treat here, folks.

April 20, 2017

Off-campus exercise spots to spice up your workout routine

Off-campus exercise spots to spice up your workout routine

Columbia has more to offer than MizzouRec.

April 6, 2017

Six restaurants every foodie should try in Columbia

Six restaurants every foodie should try in Columbia

Tired of eating the same old thing? These restaurants offer delicious and unique meals.

March 21, 2017

Nearby obscure destinations can make for an interesting road trip

Nearby obscure destinations can make for an interesting road trip

From Devil's Ice Box in Columbia to Bothwell Lodge in Sedalia, MOVE has the guide to the oddest driving-distance sites.

Feb. 9, 2017

Column: Cafe Berlin is defined by more than the break-in

Column: Cafe Berlin is defined by more than the break-in

The community came together, donating to keep the “comeback cafe” running.

Feb. 7, 2017

Nasty Women Art Exhibit opens downtown, showcasing local work

Nasty Women Art Exhibit opens downtown, showcasing local work

More than 50 pieces of art were on display opening night.

Jan. 31, 2017

Nasty Women Art Exhibit comes to Columbia

Nasty Women Art Exhibit comes to Columbia

Columbia’s nasty women unite to make nasty art.

Dec. 13, 2016

Column: Why the 2016 Jingle Bell Run was a run to remember

Column: Why the 2016 Jingle Bell Run was a run to remember

The Columbia community took to the streets to run for a cause.

Dec. 5, 2016

New bar under Kaldi’s focused on education and accessibility

New bar under Kaldi’s focused on education and accessibility

The Understudy, which opens in January, plans to offer a diverse selection of high-quality drinks.

Feb. 22, 2016

Check out all the places in CoMo where you can get STI testing

Celebrate sexual health responsibility week by getting checked.

Feb. 15, 2016

City manager announces four community members to enforce strategic plan

Adjunct journalism professor Carl Kenney: “The real emphasis of this project (is) to create opportunities for those who need it.”

Dec. 9, 2015

Amount of hours professors spend teaching questioned

Schaefer said he wants to see faculty workload considered as a factor to determine if MU is improving its AAU ranking.

Dec. 3, 2015

Columbia moving toward affordable, better housing

The city will hear citizens’ concerns at the Affordable Housing Symposium on Dec. 3 and 4.

Nov. 11, 2015

CPD forcibly removes student from home in viral video

"This is so illegal," a bystander said. "He didn’t do anything."

Oct. 14, 2015

More passengers flying with Columbia Regional Airport

More passengers flying with Columbia Regional Airport

The number of residents using Columbia Regional Airport has nearly tripled since 2011.

Oct. 8, 2015

Greyhound announces price reduction

Greyhound aims to attract new customers in Columbia.

Oct. 8, 2015

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students

“In the high intensity programs on campus, journalism is one of them,” Counseling Center Director David Wallace said. “There is a high level of expectation.”

Oct. 6, 2015

Tigers come together in service for homecoming

Tigers come together in service for homecoming

Over fifteen thousand lives were saved and 223,009 pounds of food were donated.

Sept. 30, 2015

City switches back to chloramine

For three months of the year, the city adds only chlorine to disinfect its water.

Sept. 30, 2015

MU’s response to Planned Parenthood investigations results in rally

MU’s response to Planned Parenthood investigations results in rally

While abortion services at the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic were found to be legal, they are scheduled to end at the Columbia clinic unless new privileges can be found.

Sept. 23, 2015

Megabus ending service in Columbia and Kansas City due to low ridership

Megabus ending service in Columbia and Kansas City due to low ridership

A petition to keep Megabus operating in Columbia has gotten over 700 signatures.

Sept. 16, 2015

Columbia is the healthiest city in Missouri

Columbia is the healthiest city in Missouri

A study published in USA Today ranked healthiest cities in the U.S. using four criteria.

Sept. 8, 2015

Out with the old, in with the new: Shakespeare’s bringing past location into new development

Out with the old, in with the new: Shakespeare’s bringing past location into new development

“The dining rooms are going to be pretty much the same, but there are going to be more of them,” Shakespeare’s owner Kurt Mirtsching said. “It’s going to be the same bricks and the same ceiling in much of it.”

Sept. 8, 2015

Second Columbia DMV office in the works

Second Columbia DMV office in the works

Columbia has only the sixth largest population in the state, but it consistently has one of the busiest DMV license offices in the whole state.

Sept. 8, 2015

Uber begins operating in Columbia under new regulations

Uber begins operating in Columbia under new regulations

After solving conflicts with city through new regulations, Uber finally begins to operate legally in Columbia.

Sept. 2, 2015

I-70 ready for a bump-free ride

“Really what we’re asking is for the local traffic to avoid that area for the next year so we don’t have problems,” said Chip Jones, Missouri Department of Transportation project manager.

Sept. 2, 2015

MU hospital investigated for facilitating abortions

MU hospital investigated for facilitating abortions

Chancellor Loftin was called to testify on behalf of the MU hospital and their possible misuse of public funds.

Sept. 2, 2015

Questions linger about trail safety

Questions linger about trail safety

Recent assaults on the MKT Trail are causing some to question safety measures.

Aug. 26, 2015

Growing income inequality reveals racial divide

Matthes believes Missouri’s history as a slave state might be part of the problem.

Aug. 25, 2015

18-month Oscar Mayer expansion project beginning this fall

The plant will be receiving a 75 percent tax break with plans to invest $114 million in equipment and machinery upgrades.

Aug. 25, 2015

Efforts to protect pedestrians in Columbia continue

Efforts to protect pedestrians in Columbia continue

After the death of MU international student Kui Zou, enhanced pedestrian safety efforts continue.

Aug. 25, 2015

Topless rally marches through campus

Topless rally marches through campus

“Mizzou Topless” might be a new student organization on campus next year as it is legal to go topless in Columbia.

July 14, 2015

SEC Media Days: A tale of two Columbias

SEC Media Days: A tale of two Columbias

A rivalry seems to be steaming between South Carolina and Missouri.

July 8, 2015

Petitions circulate in favor of raising Missouri’s minimum wage

Petitions circulate in favor of raising Missouri’s minimum wage

Out of the 29 states and the District of Columbia with a minimum wage currently higher than the federal level, Missouri has the 27th lowest minimum wage.

July 8, 2015

Soil cause of The Domain’s structural damage

Soil cause of The Domain’s structural damage

Work on the damaged Building 8 was completed June 30 and cosmetic repairs will done in July.

May 6, 2015

Maneater Long Reads: Working While Female

Women are underrepresented in city of Columbia leadership positions, and they are paid proportionately less. The issue isn’t clear cut, though — and city leadership is working to bridge the gender gap.

May 5, 2015

Eight residents of Domain forced from apartments

Eight residents of Domain forced from apartments

Damages caused by settling in foundation forces eight Domain residents to vacate their apartments.

May 5, 2015

Legislation to punish those using other people’s IDs

Legislation to punish those using other people’s IDs

Individuals can purchase a new ID in Columbia for just $11.

May 5, 2015

New legislation looks to reduce gender pay gap

The bill was voted ‘do pass’ in a April 14 committee meeting.

May 3, 2015

MU student dies in car crash

The blue 1999 Chevrolet Camaro was severed in half by a utility pole and then landed on its top.

April 29, 2015

Proposed demolition moratorium of Shakespeare’s pizza rejected

Proposed demolition moratorium of Shakespeare’s pizza rejected

“We may or may not lose some historic property,” Third Ward Councilman Karl Skala said.

April 21, 2015

Local author Karyn Rae to launch self-publishing company in May

Local author Karyn Rae to launch self-publishing company in May

Karyn Rae, a resident of Columbia, draws from her own life to write her novels.

April 19, 2015

Armed robbery near campus took place last night

One suspect was described as a male in his late 20s to early 30s, approximately 6 feet 4 inches tall with a heavy build and short black hair.

April 15, 2015

 CPD to enforce sidewalk rules to ensure resident safety

CPD to enforce sidewalk rules to ensure resident safety

The rules will help pedestrians, motorists and bicyclists feel more safe, according to the CPD.

April 15, 2015

Ruffin excited to advocate for First Ward from the inside

Ruffin excited to advocate for First Ward from the inside

“It’s the same work I’ve always done, but now I’m on the other side of the table,” Ruffin said. “I’ll have a more complete vision and understanding of how decisions are made.”

March 31, 2015

Take a hike! Get outside and explore some of these hiking trails around Columbia

A closer look at the great hiking trails near and far from Columbia.

Feb. 17, 2015

Art by the enigmatic PS Gallery

Art by the enigmatic PS Gallery

PS Gallery, a local fine art gallery in Columbia’s North Village Arts District releases its first exhibit of the year with the ‘Late Winter Exhibit.’

Feb. 17, 2015

Art, remixed

“Everything is a Remix” opens Feb. 28.

Feb. 17, 2015

Finding balance in Columbia

A guide to yoga downtown and around the city.

Feb. 3, 2015

How CoMo preps for snow

Ever wonder how Columbia keeps the streets clean during the winter? Wonder no longer.

Jan. 27, 2015

Filling CoMo’s taco void

Lindsey Spratt’s Boss Taco brings authentic Mexican tacos to Downtown Columbia.

Jan. 21, 2015

Uber’s arrival in Columbia stirs up controversy, backlash from city

City Council is planning to debate transportation regulations at its Feb. 2 meeting.

Jan. 20, 2015

Done Wars: Harold’s and Strange open up shop

CoMo’s getting not one, but two new doughnut shops.

Dec. 9, 2014

Stuff to do: Winter Break edition

Don’t feel stuck during the holidays; help is on the way!

Dec. 2, 2014

‘Living museum’ tells Boone County’s history: #MOVEgoeslong No. 3

Village at Boone Junction is home to four historical Boone County structures.

Dec. 2, 2014

Magic Tree: a CoMo tradition

“I hope when people see the Magic Tree, they’re not only excited by the bright electric colors, but calmed at the same time somehow,” says (tree-lighter-in-chief) Randy Fletcher.

Nov. 19, 2014

Local charities look for volunteers, support for the holiday season

“We want to make sure children have something to open on the holidays.”

Nov. 19, 2014

Columbia Housing Authority considers banning smoking in public housing

Public housing residents in Columbia may soon no longer be permitted to smoke in their homes.

Nov. 18, 2014

Columbia may face $1b ‘investment gap’

“It’s no secret that Columbia’s infrastructure is in dire need of repair.”

Oct. 21, 2014

Take your sibs to kid-friendly places around town

Columbia isn’t just a college town! Prove it to your little siblings.

Oct. 21, 2014

Where to: Take your parents in CoMo

Show your parents what makes Columbia so great — besides you, of course.

Oct. 21, 2014

Dusting off Miss Mizzou: Retro comic character struts into new book

Dusting off Miss Mizzou: Retro comic character struts into new book

Cartoonist J.B. Winter delves into nonfiction to explain how Miss Mizzou captured hearts across the nation.

Oct. 15, 2014

Columbia Police Department highlights need for more officers

The department is currently lacking nine officer positions.

Oct. 15, 2014

USDA grant to help farmers market expand ‘Children’s Table’

USDA grant to help farmers market expand ‘Children’s Table’

Extra funds will increase children’s exposure to agriculture.

Oct. 7, 2014

A primer on CoMo farmers markets

A primer on CoMo farmers markets

Three local farmers markets are wrapping up for the season.

Oct. 7, 2014

Custom shirts with quirks

Custom shirts with quirks

Local T-shirt shop allows customers to design their own shirts.

Oct. 1, 2014

Cosmo-Bethel Park to undergo renovations

Cosmo-Bethel Park to undergo renovations

The project will cost about $150,000.

Oct. 1, 2014

Missouri may require high school students take citizenship test

35 percent of Americans polled could not name all three branches of government.

Sept. 30, 2014

Fair trade for a fair price

Fair trade for a fair price

Downtown’s The Mustard Seed celebrates fair trade.

Sept. 30, 2014

Brad ‘N’ Butter: 'Rooten' around for love

Columnist Brad Spudich finds love in a parking lot in north Columbia.

Sept. 28, 2014

Hits at Hitt: #MOVEgoeslong No. 2

Columbia’s only old-school record shop brings back a love and place for vinyl.

Sept. 23, 2014

Makes Scents makes sense as vendor

Makes Scents makes sense as vendor

Custom fragrance store will bring blending bar to Roots N Blues festival.

Sept. 23, 2014

Racing for education

The Roots N Blues N BBQ Half Marathon and 10k Run will take place Saturday.

Sept. 22, 2014

Climate activists march in Columbia

Climate activists march in Columbia

More than 100 activists marched from the Boone County Courthouse to Sen. Roy Blunt’s office.

Sept. 16, 2014

CoMo’s best soup spots

MOVE taste-tests CoMo’s soup offerings (hard work, we know).

Sept. 16, 2014

Where to: stay in CoMo

In the city, the tigers sleep tonight.

Sept. 10, 2014

Columbia Water and Light Board hears from Grain Belt rep

The line could fulfill part of Columbia’s energy requirements.

Sept. 10, 2014

Parking cost increases proposed for downtown Columbia

Changes include longer hours and higher rates.

Sept. 9, 2014

Columbia trash program being redesigned

The program is being redesigned due to budget shortfall.

Sept. 9, 2014

Ridesharing service Uber exploring Columbia expansion

The app has received requests from Mid-Missouri.

Sept. 9, 2014

Jamba Juice comes to Mizzou

Jamba Juice comes to Mizzou

Smoothie chain opens Columbia location.

Sept. 3, 2014

Money granted to Missouri clinic as part of Affordable Care Act

$250,000 will be given to the Family Health Center of Boone County.

Sept. 2, 2014

Artists for Justice rally in Peace Park

The protest of Michael Brown's death mixed different forms of expression.

Sept. 2, 2014

Suit up! Dapper Don consigns to the men of CoMo

To many, clothing that has been bought, owned and then resold would be called “used.” But Steve Gilpin, owner of The Dapper Don of Alley ...

Aug. 27, 2014

Columbia Police Department acquires drug incinerator

The department hopes the incinerator will efficiently dispose of drugs.

Aug. 26, 2014

Step Forward Day encourages first-year students to volunteer

Fourteen organizations benefited from this year's event.

Aug. 26, 2014

Bookworms, rejoice! We’ve found your heaven

Bookworms, rejoice! We’ve found your heaven

Eighth Street’s Adams Books is home to tens of thousands of used books.

July 9, 2014

Fall to bring downtown Columbia doughnut debut

Harold’s Doughnuts, a craft doughnut shop, will be coming to downtown Columbia.

July 8, 2014

Letter from the (MacK)editor: S-s-s-summertime, Summertime Radness

Hey, MOVErs! At this point, we’re halfway through the summer. In about a month and a half, yours truly will be returning to CoMo ...

June 1, 2014

Brad 'N' Butter: “Not no Parkay, not no margarine”

MOVE columnist Brad Spudich on livelihood and embracing the locale.

May 29, 2014

Independent theater one of Columbia’s most beloved attractions

Independent theater one of Columbia’s most beloved attractions

Indie theater Ragtag Cinema is crucial to Downtown Columbia’s culture

May 29, 2014

Inside the pages of Yellow Dog Bookshop

A closer look at downtown Columbia’s favorite used book store.

May 20, 2014

The Vine Brothers to perform at The Bridge

Folk rockers The Vine Brothers stop by CoMo Wednesday to play tunes from their new album.

May 6, 2014

Generations change, but the fun keeps rolling

Empire Roller Rink is Columbia mainstay

May 5, 2014

MOVE explores Columbia’s best brunch spots

A guide to four of the best places to get brunch in Columbia.

April 29, 2014

Best CoMo biking trails

Best CoMo biking trails

MOVE reviews the top biking trails for MU students in Columbia.

April 29, 2014

People of Columbia

This week’s featured resident is a costume queen.

April 29, 2014

Running is fundamental to childhood literacy charity’s fundraising efforts

The Jumpstart Spark a Life 5K will be held on Saturday to raise funds for charity aimed at helping inner-city kids.

April 29, 2014

Paper Bird will play Mojo’s May 6

Paper Bird will play Mojo’s May 6

The Denver based band will perform at Mojo’s on May 6.

April 22, 2014

A Columbia summer bucket list

Keep yourself busy this summer by checking these must-dos off your list.

April 8, 2014

People of Columbia

A ticket master and a lover of all things CoMo make up this week’s People of Columbia.

April 8, 2014

Downtown Declassified: The (other) District of Columbia

MOVE columnist MacKenzie Reagan on what’s in a name

April 1, 2014

Downtown Declassified: From the 573 to the 714

MOVE columnist MacKenzie Reagan proves you’re never far from Mizzou, even when you’re halfway across the country.

March 18, 2014

Letters from the Editor:

Delving deeper into the not-so-secret life of Columbia musicians

Pat Kay (of The Kay Brothers, The HipNecks and, uh, five other bands) met me at Coffee Zone on a Tuesday afternoon. Mary and the ...

March 18, 2014

Columbia band We Live In Public will play at Wakarusa

Columbia band We Live In Public will play at Wakarusa

The local band talks about its past, future and opinion of Columbia.

March 18, 2014

People of Columbia

This week’s people work to unite MU students and promote fair trade.

March 18, 2014

Downtown Declassified: Weather you like it or not

MOVE columnist MacKenzie Reagan on Columbia’s crazy climate

March 18, 2014

Guest column: What makes a music scene

Columbia music scene expert Dave Kemper on how to make the city a better home for local artists

March 4, 2014

People of Columbia

A ResLife desk attendant and an aspiring art educator

Feb. 26, 2014

New student housing development plans face utility issues

Plans for a West Campus development moved forward despite the TIF defeat.

Feb. 18, 2014

People of Columbia

The Clay “Klub” prez and a local shoe repair man

Feb. 12, 2014

Cold weather lures local fishermen

Cold weather lures local fishermen

Columbia officially opened ice fishing Feb. 3 at Cosmo-Bethel Park.

Feb. 11, 2014

Columbia unemployment rate among lowest in nation

The rate is below the Missouri and national unemployment rate.

Feb. 11, 2014

People of Columbia

A student techie/knight in shining armor and a Pyrenees-owning pet lover

Feb. 5, 2014

Boone County Commission threatens to sue Columbia over TIF proposal

The county commission worries the financing plan could threaten resources.

Feb. 5, 2014

Columbia transportation plan maps transit future through 2040

Columbia grew 29 percent between 2000 and 2010.

Feb. 4, 2014

People of Columbia

CoMo residents hail from all over the country — and the globe.

Jan. 29, 2014

Columbia rated 2013’s best-performing small city

Columbia’s high-tech jobs pushed it to the top of Milken Institute’s rankings.

Jan. 28, 2014

People of Columbia

A student who keeps you well, and a well-traveled couple

Jan. 21, 2014

People of Columbia

From a love for dairy to a love for art, passion flows abundantly in CoMo.

Dec. 3, 2013

People of Columbia

Student florists and resident booksellers

Nov. 19, 2013

Column:

People of Columbia

A health student and a mother-daughter duo

Nov. 19, 2013

Manchester Orchestra rocks its way to The Blue Note

Manchester Orchestra rocks its way to The Blue Note

Manchester Orchestra to play The Blue Note on Friday

Nov. 13, 2013

People of Columbia

A Comedy Wars star and a St. Louis jazz artist

Nov. 11, 2013

Broadway Brewery refreshes for the season

Broadway Brewery refreshes for the season

New executive chef brings local produce and a fresh fall menu to Broadway Brewery.

Nov. 11, 2013

Columbia has many food trucks to offer hungry customers

Food on-the-go brings a new sort of dining experience to CoMo.

Nov. 11, 2013

More than just Main Squeeze: Columbia’s vegetarian options

Finding meatless meal options in CoMo is easier than you think.

Nov. 11, 2013

Rio Grande provides a taste of Mexico

If you’re looking for… authentic international cuisine.

Nov. 11, 2013

’50s-themed diner is worth the hike

If you’re looking for… a meal worth the drive.

Nov. 11, 2013

Broadway Diner open late

If you’re looking for… some late night comfort food after a night out.

Nov. 11, 2013

Flat Branch: A CoMo favorite

If you’re looking for… some classic Columbia flavor.

Nov. 11, 2013

Jingo’s: 1-800-DEL-IVER

If you’re looking for… lazy food that won’t break the bank.

Nov. 6, 2013

People of Columbia

Next year’s Summer Welcome Student Coordinator and the owner of Chong’s Oriental Market

Nov. 5, 2013

Columbia hosts many workout facilities with unique fitness ideas

Columbia hosts many workout facilities with unique fitness ideas

With cookies and ham everywhere, it’s good to find some new, adventurous ways to stay active this winter.

Oct. 29, 2013

People of Columbia

A student event planner and a food-loving violinist

Oct. 22, 2013

People of Columbia

A student far from home and a farmer’s market participant

Oct. 15, 2013

FearFest: A frightening foundation of fun

FearFest: A frightening foundation of fun

The spooky attraction provides entertaining environment and terrifying times

Oct. 15, 2013

People of Columbia

A MizzouRec employee and a classical music lover

Oct. 8, 2013

People of Columbia

This week’s ‘people’ are pros at stress-busting and reselling.

Oct. 1, 2013

People of Columbia

Tutors and tightrope walkers

Sept. 24, 2013

People of Columbia

An entrepreneurial journalist and a nature enthusiast

Sept. 17, 2013

People of Columbia

People of Columbia

Both of this week’s “people” act as leaders and visionaries.

Sept. 10, 2013

People of Columbia

Humans, zombies and vegetarians

Sept. 3, 2013

Out on the open road

Out on the open road

You’d be surprised what bike laws you might be violating.

Sept. 3, 2013

People of Columbia

People of Columbia

A dedicated fan turned Tiger and a saleswoman who triumphs over her cerebral palsy

Aug. 27, 2013

People of Columbia

People of Columbia

You won't believe what crazy awesome people live in this town.

Aug. 21, 2013

People of Columbia

MOVE puts its own spin on ‘Humans of New York.’

Aug. 7, 2013

Morli Wilcox makes her large canvas debut

Morli Wilcox makes her large canvas debut

Chaos theory expressionism reunites with downtown this Saturday.

July 16, 2013

Say 'guten tag' to Günter Hans

Say 'guten tag' to Günter Hans

The unique, artisan-style café prepares to open its doors in Columbia.

June 18, 2013

Unique boutique has a message that ain’t meek

Altar’d State has brands, customers and a message devoted to giving back.

June 3, 2013

Letters from the Editor:

A prescription for CoMo separation anxiety

I’ve been home for a grand total of two weeks, and I already miss everything about CoMo. The people, the freedom, the college town ...

June 3, 2013

The Flood Brothers to boogie at Mojo’s for River Hills Elderberry Festival

The Flood Brothers to boogie at Mojo’s for River Hills Elderberry Festival

The local band is bringing Mississippi River-bred music to Mojo’s on June 7.

March 1, 2013

MU professor predicts another hot, dry summer for 2013

Can CoMo handle 80 more inches of snow to balance out past summer’s drought?

Feb. 7, 2013

Police Beat:

CPD investigates fight, involved juvenile detained

The Columbia Police Department received referencing a fight at Fifth and Park Street. The caller mentioned a knife, according to an email from CPD spokesman ...

Feb. 2, 2013

Students and Columbia residents protest possible hiring of Dr. Larry James

Students and Columbia residents protest possible hiring of Dr. Larry James

James will speak at an open forum at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Reynolds Alumni Center.

Jan. 7, 2013

Historic Heidelberg heralds 50 years in business

Historic Heidelberg heralds 50 years in business

Since 1963, The Heidelberg has remained a cornerstone of the MU campus.

Oct. 7, 2011

Parking Garage, ‘gateway to arts district’ coming to Walnut and Broadway

New parking garage meant to help stimulate economic and cultural growth.