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GetAbout Columbia Hosts Holiday Bike Tour

Dec 11, 2015
Kyle Felling / KBIA

With holiday decorations going up all around Columbia, GetAbout Columbia is hosting a holiday bike tour. The ‘It’s a Wonderful Ride: Holiday Lights Bicycle Tour’ will take place on December 13th at 5:30 p.m.

Columbia city officials, local businesses and residents gathered at Lucky's Market Wednesday to open nominations for the Mayor's Climate Protection Agreement Awards. The program was designed to recognize businesses for reducing global warming pollution in the community.

Columbia Water and Light's John Wulff said businesses reach out to the city looking for a program for sustainability recognition.

Kristofor Husted / KBIA

A new natural and specialty grocery store opened its doors in downtown Columbia this week.

The Colorado-based Lucky’s Market kicked off its launch Wednesday with a bacon cutting ceremony and a $10,000 donation to the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture. Lucky’s Market is expected to create about 100 jobs with its new shop in the old Osco Drug building. The location also resides on the edge of a "food desert" according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.