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A New Bike Boulevard

This week, work on the MKT-Parkade Bike Boulevard began. The project creates a new north-south Bike Boulevard connecting Business Loop 70 at Parkade Boulevard to the MKT Trail on Lathrop Road. The project also provides a connection to the Bike Boulevard from West Boulevard, Hickman High School and Providence Road–adding […]

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Loop Corridor Plan Approved

The Loop Corridor Plan is a new vision for the future of the Business Loop, a street which serves as the entrance to Columbia yet has been neglected for decades. The Business Loop Community Improvement District saw the need to improve The Loop’s identity and position within the broader community. […]

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Welcoming Artisan Industries

The multi-year process of rewriting the city’s development code caused a significant amount of sturm und drang, especially among the downtown folks, but here on Business Loop, we saw some new avenues open up. Under the new codes, activities on mixed-use corridors such as ours have been expanded to include uses previously […]

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Family Fun Fests!

Have some fun at Cosmo Park on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, May through September. Entertainment for the entire family that includes music, food trucks, live performances, art activities, hands-on learning, face painting, balloon art, and fun for all. Food Vendors: Kona Ice, StreetDogs […]

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Loop Board Meeting

The Loop Community Improvement District Board of Directors Meeting 601 Business Loop 70 W #128 Thursday, July 19, 2018 8:00 am Approval of Minutes Approval of Financials Old Business Corridor Plan Next Steps Director’s Report Shop Local CoMo Campaign Open Meetings Budget/Outreach Update Traffic Box Art Small Scale Manufacturing Grant […]

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Grand Opening of the Conley Road Extension

The ribbon cutting and grand opening of the new Business Loop – Conley Road connection will be Monday, July 9 at 9:30 am. If you are arriving via car, park on Conley Road on the east side of the Hinkson Creek Bridge.

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Central Neighborhood Community Unity Meeting

June 28, 2018 , 6:00 pm Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 702 Banks Ave. Meeting Facilitator: Tim Teddy AGENDA Welcome and Respect Agreement Old Business • Public Art Committee update • Update on City projects: bike boulevard, Sexton Traffic calming • Ridgeway alleys and CLT homes on Third Avenue New Business […]

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Permanent I-70 Ramp Closure – Public Comment

MoDOT Announces Public Comment Period for Permanent I-70 Ramp Closure in Columbia As part of the overall improvements currently under construction at Conley Road and Business Loop 70 in Columbia and in conjunction with the Conley Road Transportation Development District, the Missouri Department of Transportation has issued a permit to […]

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Easternmost I-70 Onramp to Close

As part of the overall improvements currently under construction at Conley Road and Business Loop 70 in Columbia and in conjunction with the Conley Road Transportation Development District, the Missouri Department of Transportation has announced that the Business Loop 70 on-ramp to eastbound Interstate 70 in Columbia will be permanently […]

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Movies in the Park

The live action remake of Beauty and the Beast will be shown on Friday, June 8 at 8:45 p.m. at Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 W, near Nickell Shelter. Columbia Parks and Recreation coordinates the Movies in the Park series, showing family-friendly movies monthly on a giant inflatable screen. Viewers should […]

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Shop Local Como

What does it mean when you shop locally in Columbia? It means having a real conversation with a shop owner who knows their stuff and will share their expertise with you.  It means you’ll find the right shade of paint or tile without having to pay added shipping.  It means […]

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Welcome New Board Members

Congratulations to our incoming board members Ryan Euliss of Boone Electric Cooperative, Linda Schust of Jabberwocky Studios, and Jeff Spencer of Just Jeff’s Street Food. It’s good to have you on board! And big thanks to our outgoing board members, Vicki Kemna, Cris Burnam, and Paul Land. Their work on […]

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