I moved to Como back in January and absolutely love it. The Promo guys and girls are absolutely awesome. It truly is internationally renowned. While some sports attempt to masculinize women and force them to conform to a male-dominated standard of play, roller derby encourages women to embrace their femininity. Local scenery, Notley Hawkins.
One of the perks of being surrounded by, well, nothing is that there are a ton of awesome places nearby for those of us that enjoy a walk in the woods.
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Are you an undergrad? Get Lost Bookshop 8 S. Make sure to try the scratch-made crepes; they are sure to impress. Kampai Sushi Alley A is known for having the best sushi in town. Columbia College is mostly a commuter school, so they lack some of the resources of the other residential schools in town. Note they run only until 6:
The heart of downtown Columbia is known as The District. Their food covers the gamut of baked goods, from sandwiches to turnovers, all featuring their homemade bread. With over 13, full-time employees at the university, it seems everyone in Columbia is connected to Mizzou. They organize the Mid-Missouri Pride Fest and do film screenings and social nights, in addition to other services, and the website has info about the local gay community. Main Squeeze 28 S. As the name suggests, it is you guessed it north of downtown, and yes full of art galleries, studios, and artists. We know you love documentaries, and this is the place to see them.