Posts by: JenApoian

Even if you’ve never been, tonight is the night to get down at Generic Nightclub. Because it’s the last night the club will be open.

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Mike Deheny warns that – just like last year – the Boone Dawdle will be sold out. So get your tickets early! There are three ticket types, plus a Super Circle Advance Purchase, which guarantees you face time with the festival directors and a bunch of swag.

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See This: Stake Land

July 27, 2011 11:59 am by

Twilight fan? Turn back now. Stake Land‘s undead don’t glitter; they kill.

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Children across American will be sad soon. McDonald’s has decided to eliminate half of the deliciously greasy french fries from its classic American dish, the Happy Meal.

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Goin’ hog wild

July 21, 2011 4:28 pm by

Last Wednesday’s ham judging contest kicked off the three-event annual world of ham. Next Saturday there will be a ham breakfast and afterward a ham auction.

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Top 5 Movies About Food

July 15, 2011 12:23 pm by

These five films will have your stomach rumbling.

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Of course, Main Squeeze and Cafe Berlin come to mind straight away. Both eateries are havens for people with dietary restrictions. Main Squeeze alone has over 30 dishes. However, here are three restaurants that have delicious options (both with meat and without) but might lurk off your radar:

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Top 5 Most Unusual Fair Foods

July 2, 2011 12:00 pm by

Going to Boone County Fair, a beloved CoMo tradition that features the best of the Midwest, wouldn’t be an appropriate adventure without the food. In fact, no county or state fair would. I’d probably eat funnel cake out of a shoe if it were hot and sugary enough (the funnel cake, not the [...]

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Hollywood Theater has confirmed that tickets to the midnight showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part 2 have been sold out. However, the magic isn’t gone, because fans can still see the 12:20 (which is in 3D) and 12:40 showings.

The movie is being released July 15 at midnight.

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Click This: TheBurningHouse.com

June 25, 2011 11:32 am by

TheBurningHouse.com is a new blog that explores this question. Simply, it asks, “If your house was burning, what would you take with you?” People from all over the world submit a collection of the practical, sentimental and valuable things they would take.

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See This: Bellflower

June 15, 2011 5:00 am by

Tonight, Ragtag Cinema’s Homebrewed series is featuring a film about flamethrowers, apocalyptic fantasies and bromance.

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The Dish: International Cafe

June 10, 2011 12:24 pm by

Recently Ninth Street welcomed the International Café, but for the past few months the restaurant has been closed for renovations. It is scheduled to re-open this Monday at the latest, though Mohamed Gumati, one of the owners, said it could be open anytime before that.

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Drink This: The Aviation

June 5, 2011 2:13 pm by

One of the loveliest parts about summer is the ability to sit outside and enjoy a good sunset (even with a sunburned nose). A seriously appropriate cocktail for this occasion is the Aviation. When it’s mixed correctly, it turns the exact pale blue-lavender color as the sky when the sun sets on a clear day. Some bartenders call it the Blue Moon Cocktail for this reason. Plus, it’s a sweet and refreshing summer drink that cools your insides better than most fans.

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Start your salivating.

Five Guy’s Burgers and Fries is scheduled to open its second location in Columbia on June 25. There’s already one where you can get your burger on at 211 North Stadium. But according to Steven Hospetler, shift manager at that location, Five Guys will open its second doors later this summer in the Broadway Shops at at 2703 E. Broadway Bluffs Drive, where the Hollywood Video used to be. It had to push back its opening since February due to construction being behind schedule.

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