A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the grand opening of Three Rivers Hospice's located at 3236 Emerald Lane Suite 400 in Jefferson City.  Three Rivers Hospice provides comfort care for terminally ill patients and families in Cole County and the surrounding area. Pictured cutting… Read More

Jefferson City is haunted—but not by the typical ghosts and ghouls you might expect. Instead, it's haunted by the buildings that once lined our streets. These ghosts range from majestic mansions to simple family homes to public buildings to entire neighborhoods. They all played a part in our… Read More

House of Bargains at 5505 Business 50 West has closed its doors after more than 60 years in business. The Boggs family has operated the business since opening it in 1959. Over the years the business sold a variety of merchandise, including office supplies, furniture, electronics, sporting go… Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held recently for Lincoln University’s Missouri Dickinson Research Center, located at 1219 Chestnut Street.  The Dickinson Research Center houses the Plant Science Program for Lincoln University's College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences. Picture… Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held recently for In The Groove's new location at 708 Jefferson Street.  The chamber ambassadors helped celebrate In The Groove Records’ new location. The business sells vinyl records, tapes, and CDs, along with vintage audio equipment. Pictured cutting the ribb… Read More

Bella Roos Boutique opened downtown in mid-September at 202 E. High St. The last tenant at the location, La Chica Loca, moved because of the common wall issue it shared with 200 E. High St. which partially collapsed in June 2018. The newly-renovated space is now home to owner Justa Brendel n… Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held recently to celebrate the opening of The Lavender Lily Gifts & Décor, LLC located at 2208 Missouri Blvd Ste 101. The Lavender Lily offers Home Décor and Gifts. Pictured cutting the ribbon along with chamber ambassadors: Michelle and Matt Bernskoetter ow… Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held recently at the Lighthouse Preparatory Academy at 210 Prodo Drive to commemorate the completion of the school’s new building. Lighthouse Preparatory Academy offers grades 5-12. The new building will house the new fifth grade and some middle school and high … Read More

A new Starbucks is going up at the intersection of West Truman Blvd and Country Club Drive in the Capital Mall area. The new locations is expected to be open by spring. Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held earlier this month for the grand opening of The Curry 'N' Grill located at 512 Ellis Blvd. Unit U.  This new Indian Restaurant offers a range of choices for meat lovers, vegetarians, vegans, and gluten-free. Pictured cutting the ribbon along with chamber am… Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held earlier this month for Fortress Insurance Services located at 3219 Emerald Lane Ste. 800. Fortress Insurance Services is an independent insurance agency offering a full line of insurance products and services from a broad selection of carriers. Pictured cut… Read More

Spirit Halloween has opened for the season at the Capital Mall in the former location of Party City, which recently was the location of Cole County’s mass vacation site. The store is accessible from its outside entrance. Spirit Halloween carries costumes, masks, wigs, accessories, makeup and… Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held last month for the grand opening of Missouri Health and Wellness located at 1404 Missouri Boulevard in Jefferson City. Missouri Health and Wellness is a Medical Cannabis Dispensary. Pictured cutting the ribbon with Chamber Ambassadors and Kristin Gosnell Ma… Read More

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A $5 million renovation is ongoing at the former Capital Bowl, which was heavily damaged in the 2019 tornadoes. A new ownership group is turning the facility, located at 2017 Christy Dr., into a large family entertainment center, including an arcade, bowling lanes, restaurant and sports bar.… Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held earlier this month for the grand opening of Pizza Underground at 219 Madison St. in Jefferson City. Pizza Underground features Neapolitan inspired pizzas and salads. Pictured cutting the ribbon along with Chamber Ambassadors are  Zoee Brightwell, Deb Lening… Read More

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All-n-One Outdoor Solutions acquired A Greener Tomorrow Landscaping last month. Both businesses are based in Jefferson City. All-n-One Outdoor Solutions, based at 5308 Monticello Rd, provides commercial and residential property hardscape and landscape design, lawn care, landscape maintenance… Read More

A ribbon cutting was held at First Mid Bank & Trust, 815 W. Stadium Blvd. in Jefferson City to commemorate the bank’s purchase of Providence Bank. The community bank offers Financial, Mortgage, Insurance, Agricultural Services. Pictured cutting the ribbon with Chamber Ambassadors: Michae… Read More

A ribbon cutting was held for the grand opening of the Riley Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac at 2033 Christy Drive in Jefferson City. Riley Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac re-opened in a new, state of the art facility in May, nearly two years after sustaining irreparable damage from May 2019's EF-… Read More

A Ribbon Cutting was held to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Graves and Associates, CPAs, LLC, located at 3702 West Truman Blvd, Ste 213 in Jefferson City. The firm does Audit Services (governmental and nonprofit organizations, including Single Audit), Tax Preparation and Consulting, Quick… Read More

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A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the grand opening of Coyote Hill Jefferson City at 1404 Karen Dr. It is Coyote Hill’s first Jefferson City home for children in foster care. Pictured cutting the ribbon with Chamber Ambassadors: Rob & Oly Warner, Foster Parents; Kari Hopkins, Chief … Read More

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A ribbon cutting was held to announce the new name from Showers Chiropractic to Vitality Chiropractic, located at 915 Southwest Blvd, Ste H. Owners Dr. Laura Buschjost and Dr. Jamie Showers held a patient appreciation and reveal party to celebrate the rebranding to Vitality Chiropractic. Pic… Read More

• A new pizza restaurant is opening this month in downtown Jefferson City. Pizza Underground will open its doors at 219 Madison St. in the location formerly occupied by Sabaai-Sabaai Thai Cuisine, which closed in March. Owner Nick Kramer will we the pizza maker and is planning pizzas with hi… Read More

A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the grand opening and dedication of the Missouri LAGERS located in the J. Robert Ashcroft Building, 701 West High Street in Jefferson City. LAGERS mission and purpose is to provide and preserve retirement security for those dedicated to serving Missouri… Read More

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the grand opening of The Art Gallery-Studio at 1014 Northeast Drive, Suite 200 in Jefferson City. The new gallery will have oil painting classes, glass fusing, poured acrylic classes and space to rent for special occasions. They can be reached … Read More

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the new Riverside Park Amphitheater to announce naming rights as Capital Region MU Health Care Amphitheater. The open-air venue features capacity for more than 2,500 for concerts, comedians and special events. For shows, to sign up for announcements and … Read More

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the grand opening of Mosquito Joe, which serves the Jefferson City, Lake of the Ozarks and Rolla areas. They feature perimeter pest treatments and all-natural options to make outdoors fun again. “We spray those pesky bugs so your family can pla… Read More

A “Pride & Progress” ribbon cutting ceremony was held to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri, which is located at 2201 W. Main Street in Jefferson City. Catholic Charities assists in the most basic and immediate needs of the poor and vu… Read More

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held was held to celebrate the grand opening of Slim Chickens on 2207 Missouri Boulevard in Jefferson City. Slim Chickens is a fast-casual restaurant chain which specializes in chicken tenders, wings, sandwiches, salads, wraps, chicken & waffles, and other i… Read More

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Gracey’s Boutique opened recently at 3218 W. Edgewood, Suite 500. Shawnna Willis started her business selling children’s clothes in California, MO, before moving up to Jefferson City. Her new boutique also includes some men’s and women’s items, including affordable plus-size clothing. Read More

A ribbon cutting was held May 6 for Pizza Kwik Food Truck. The fourth-generation pizza business is owned and operated by Dana Huber-Plummer and sons Sam and Ethan Plummer. The original Pizza Kwik was founded and then operated by Dana's mother and father Judy and Robert Huber on East Miller S… Read More

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Marble Graphics new owners, Chris and Leslie Balk, welcome new and existing customers to stop by their new location, 1424 Jefferson Street.  Marble Graphics manufactures a full line of high-quality cultured marble products. Although marble is their specialty, they have a variety of other pro… Read More

The Brassy Bird is now open, delivering chicken sandwiches and salads to homes and businesses. Brian Coley, owner of Coley’s American Bistro in Columbia, launched the business with a concept similar to the one he adopted in Columbia during the pandemic. He will operate out of space shared wi… Read More

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The Missouri River Regional Library had a ribbon cutting to celebrate the Remote Book Lockers at the Capital Mall. Missouri River Regional Library was awarded a CARES grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services via the Missouri State Library for the remote locker system. The remo… Read More

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Grow Time Garden Supply opened its doors this month at 1114 Missouri Blvd. Owner Aaron Dahl has garden supplies for indoor and outdoor gardening, including hydroponics, organic soils, fertilizers, LED grow lights and tents. Read More

Columbia-based Veterans United Insurance is planning a new office in Jefferson City at 711 W. McCarty. The location, currently under construction, will be the company’s second in Jefferson City. It currently employs about 50 people in the River Park building. It is an affiliate company of Ve… Read More

The Boys & Girls Club celebrated its’s 25th anniversary with a “A Pride & Progress Ribbon Cutting.” The Boys and Girls Club had a humble beginning. What was once a gas station on Elm Street eventually became the home of the Boys & Girls Club in 1996, just one year after the organ… Read More

The Nilges family is expanding the Cotter Pin Cellar from their home garage into the building they own at 1500 E. McCarty St. The locaton was home to Classroom Connection for the past 16 years prior to the family closing it earlier this year. The Cotter Pin Cellar has the largest collection … Read More

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First-cousins Mark and Jared Cowley got to know each other even better sharing an office at the family business in Jefferson City. They’d realized for some time that sooner-or-later they would have to find new jobs. After many hours of conversation and planning, they decided take Jared’s lov… Read More

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Oscar’s Classic Diner owners Kurt and Lisa Mankin have remodeled the former banquet room at their 2118 Scotthill Woods Drive location into “Oscar’s Backdoor Lounge.” The 1,350 square foot space will also be hosting live music soon. Information is available online at www.oscarsclassicdiner.com. Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the new greenhouse at River City Florist, 212 Madison St. The former greenhouse suffered hail damage beyond repair so a new state of the art greenhouse was constructed in its place. River City Florist is a full-service florist specializing in a… Read More

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the grand opening of American Freight Furniture Mattress and Appliance at 2010 Missouri Blvd. (former FFO Home). American Freight sells a wide variety of furniture mattresses and appliances, along with $50 down to take it home today. Pictured c… Read More

Groove Records is moving down the street into a new location at 708 Jefferson St. After 12 years at 626 Jefferson St., owner Jamie Rector is moving his business into a similar-sized by nicer space. Read More

The parent company of Providence Bank was sold to First Mid Bancshares and will become First Mid Bank & Trust. Providence Bank has several locations in mid-Missouri, including one in Jefferson City at 300 Ellis Blvd. First Mid Bank & Trust was first chartered in 1865 and has since gr… Read More

Jefferson City Medical Group held a groundbreaking ceremony for the $17 million, 28,000 square-foot Outpatient Surgery Center under construction at 3520 W Edgewood Dr. Pictured are Dr. Jeffrey Patrick, President, JCMG; Keri Wright, CFO, JCMG; Carrie Tergin Mayor, Jefferson City; Missy Bonnot… Read More

Jefferson City native Brent Scrivner opened 911 Restoration of Central Missouri recently at 801A Stadium Blvd. The business provides disaster restoration services throughout the Central Missouri area. They handle water damage, mold removal, sewage cleanup, and damage from fire and smoke. The… Read More

Elevate Tattoo Studio open in a new 1,250 square foot space at 512 Ellis Blvd., Suite O. Owner Justus Schulte will also be offering microblading, eyelashes, eyebrows and ear piercings. You can find him on Facebook and Instagram at Tattoos by Justus.  Read More

Cousins Jared and Mark Cowley opened Last Flight Brewing Company at 732 Heisinger Rd. in Jefferson City. They offer a variety of their own brewed craft beers in a casual atmosphere with indoor seating, a patio and food trucks frequently on site. They plan to be open 4-9 p.m. on Wednesday and… Read More

Jefferson City Judo Club & Jujitsu held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate their new expanded location at 1302 Creek Trail Drive. They offer martial arts training including Judo and Jujitsu for all ages. Pictured cutting the ribbon with chamber ambassadors: Joshua Lehmen Owner/Head I… Read More

FFO Home Stores in Jefferson City and Columbia has been purchased by American Freight and will be rebranded as American Freight Furniture, Mattress and Appliance. The Jefferson City store is at 2010 Missouri Blvd. An already-existing American Freight Furniture and Mattress at 2233 Missouri B… Read More