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Break out the BUG SPRAY, dust off the helmet, and head outside. This guide hopes to be a compass for your next great, not-too-far adventure. And whether you’re tiring of the city, looking for an adventure-lite or are an aspiring Bear Grylls, Columbia’s great outdoors demand exploration. Just do it.
Columbia's population is increasing and so are the building projects.
You’ve seen these celebrity chefs on TV, now bring their expertise into your kitchen with these recently released cookbooks. Whether crafting a meal for two or designing a holiday dinner, these chefs have your back.
Doug Hunt, associate professor emeritus in MU’s English Department, enjoys books that take the reader on a journey. To Hunt, authors such as Alice Hunter do a tremendous job revealing the human element he so desperately craves in literature.
As both the president and treasurer of her family’s company, Connie Leipard wears many hats, a hard hat being one of them. She’s one of few females in the construction industry; according to the National Association of Women in Construction website, women make up only about 9 percent of workers in the construction industry.
The director, designers, student assistants and actors must plan and execute every tiny detail of the tragedy of Hamlet, from the gory sword fights and Shakespearean language to, um, the clowns. Set in a decaying society 400 years in the future, rather than medieval Denmark, details are particularly important to the creation of this fictional world.
One of Columbia's oldest hotels is back with a new and improved look.
You might not get teary reading Vox this week, but you will find stories about Columbians who are busy creating.
Sake, formerly Sake Japanese Bistro, will reopen in early May in the newly gutted and redone 100-year-old building at its same address on tenth street downtown. After the previous owner had to close because of family commitments, the old bistro will open with a new design, kitchen and menu.
Sweet tea is a classic Southern favorite, but Crazy Noodle puts a Thai spin on the traditional drink with its Thai iced tea.
A bathroom might seem like a simple thing, but it can vary wildly from place to place. To aid you when choosing where to spend your next night out, we chose 11 Columbia restaurants and bars, visited their bathrooms and rated them.
Death metal band, Intracranial Butchery, gives Vox an inside look at its practice space. A source of all things dark and brutal.
Cursive consists of five music veterans, who've played in Columbia several times. This time, the band brings its new album, a rock-opera hybrid, to Mojo's April 21.
(Web Exclusive) Winner of Best Rock Gospel album in 2011, Switchfoot, is coming to The Blue Note.
(Web Exclusive) Bleu Restaurant & Wine Bar has finally reopened after closing for a month of renovations. Vox magazine brings you a video exclusive update on what's new with Bleu.
(Web Exclusive) Executive chef Dennis Clay discusses his culinary inspirations and offers a peak behind the kitchen doors at the Tiger Hotel. Most recently, he created the menu for the new Oak Room restaurant, set to open in the space formerly occupied by Bleu Restaurant.
(Web Exclusive) Owner Glyn Laverick discusses his inspirations for the renovation of Tiger Hotel. The first guests checked in on March 1, 2012.