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n All Group Fitness is now open on 3410 Broadway Business Park Court Suite 107. The facility offers classes in Zumba, yoga, Pilates, the Les Mills series and more. n Jazzercise, the international workout program that incorporates jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing movements is now offering classes at 120 E. Nifong. n Crossfit COMO, the core strength-conditioning program taught around the country, has arrived in Columbia. The gym is located on 3605 S. Providence Road, Suite 7. n Pure Barre is a total body workout that fuses ballet, Pilates and weights in a 55-minute session. It's located at 124 E. Nifong Blvd.
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are available for customers at Blender’s Smoothies and Juices, which will officially open Aug. 9 at the Lofts at 308 S. Ninth St. Suite 113. Blender’s will serve snacks and smoothies made with juice, yogurt and fruit. Consumers can even build their own combinations, with every drink made-to-order.
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free bretzel (bread-like pretzel) comes with every liter of beer purchased at Gunter Hans Artisan Cafe. The European snack-style cafe will open Aug. 16 at 7 Hitt St. In addition to bretzels and beer, the cafe will serve bretzel sandwiches, gelato and Belgian waffles. The company's owner, Lydia Melton, was inspired to serve Europe-
International Tap House. The bar, owned by Sean Conroy and Brad Lobdell, will open this fall in the Lofts at 308 S. Ninth St. In addition to bottled beers, iTap will have 40 to 50 beers on tap, as well as varieties of wine. Food will not be served, but it can be brought in or delivered to the bar. iTap has three locations in St. Louis, in Chesterfield, Soulard and the Central West End.
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are available at Kona Ice. Chris and Cathy Cook opened a local Kona Ice franchise on May 17. The Kona Ice snow cone truck is like an updated ice cream truck that drives through Columbia neighborhoods, Chris Cook said. Kona Ice can also service sports events, festivals, parties, weddings and school events. All flavors are dairyfree and gluten-free. Customers can also purchase sugar-free and dye-free flavors.
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are served at Frequency Coffee, a coffee bar that opened June 16 at 915 Alley between Ninth and Tenth streets. Owner Ryker Duncan offers different brews of coffee every two weeks. Frequency Coffee plans to expand its serving space in the coming months, said employee Carlos Vargas.
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will open in late summer or early fall. Georgia-based Zaxby’s, known for its chicken, is a franchised chain of about 600 “fast-casual” restaurants found primarily in the southeastern U.S. Eventually, Columbia will be the home of four Zaxby’s. The first two will open in the fall. The first location will be at the new Crosscreek Center at Stadium and U.S. 63. The second will be on Providence Road close to Rock Bridge High School. Two more are expected to open later and their locations are not yet known.
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Various lengths, surfaces and environments are available for students to enjoy recreational and fitness trails around Columbia
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neighborhood park trails — Many park trails are within surrounding neighborhoods for easy access to residents. Most are less than half a mile and are either concrete or limestone. n Again Street Park Trail: 0.44 mile, concrete n Auburn Hills Park Trail: 0.28 mile, limestone n Cascades Park Trail: .25 mile, concrete and limestone n Dublin Park Trail: 0.20 mile, limestone n Eastport Park Trail: .37 mile (park trail only), limestone; 0.62 mile (loop), limestone and sidewalk along the street n Highpointe Park Trail: 0.40 mile, limestone n Lange Park Trail: 0.33 mile, limestone and concrete (includes sidewalk) n Longview Park Trail: 0.50 mile, limestone n Louisville Park Trail: 0.38 mile, limestone n Lions-Stephens Park Trail: 0.40 mile, asphalt n Oakwood Hills Park Trail : 0.33 mile, limestone n Proctor Park Trail: 0.20 mile, dirt n Rothwell Park Trail: 0.40 mile, limestone and concrete n Shepard Park Trail: 0.20 mile, limestone n Smiley Lane Park Trail: .37 mile, limestone and concrete n Smithton Park Trail: 0.30 mile, limestone n Valleyview Park Trail: 0.43 mile, limestone and concrete n Westwinds Park Trail: 0.25 mile, limestone and concrete n Wilson Park Trail: 0.66 mile, limestone and dirt
community park, regional park and nature area trails — These trails are
within parks that have multiple recreational opportunities. These trails range from less than half a mile at Twin Lakes Recreation Area Trail to approximately 5.25 miles at Grindstone Nature Area Trails. Various surfaces such as dirt, limestone, asphalt and concrete are available for running, biking and other recreation. n Albert-Oakland Park Trail & Fitness Circuit: 1 mile, concrete (concrete loop trail = .6 mile) n Capen Park Nature Trails: .5 miles, dirt n Cosmo Fitness Trail: 1.25 miles, asphalt n Cosmo Nature Trail: 1.75 miles, dirt
n Cosmo-Bethel Park Lake Trail: 0.46 mile, limestone n Fairview Park Trail: 0.50 mile, dirt n Forum Nature Area Wetland Trails: 2 miles (approx.), limestone n Garth Nature Area Wetland Trails: 1.1 miles (approx.), limestone n Grindstone Nature Area Trails: 5.2 miles, dirt n Indian Hills Park Trail: 1.0 mile total (0.82 perimeter only), limestone n Kiwanis Park Trail: 0.86 mile, limestone and dirt n Nifong Park Trail: 1.30 miles, dirt n Philips Lake Trail: 1.44 miles, limestone n Rock Quarry Park Trail: 0.60 mile, limestone n Stephens Lake Park Trail: 2.3 miles, concrete n Twin Lakes Recreation Area Trail: 0.40 mile, limestone
destination trails — Destination trails can be used for various activities including commuting, recreation and fitness. The trails range from about 1.2 miles at Hominy Creek to 8.9 miles at Martin Luther King Nature and Fitness Trail. Refer to the map to learn the name and location of these trails. Warning: Hominy Creek and Scott Branch trails are currently under various phases of construction. Most of these trails are made of concrete or limestone for flat, hard surfaces.
outdoor tracks — These outdoor tracks are available to the public when school is not in session. All of the tracks are about a quarter mile or 400 meters around, and are made of limestone, with the exception of Shepard Elementary School having asphalt. n Fairview Elementary School: 400 meter track, limestone n Lange Middle School: 400 meter track, limestone n Shepard Elementary School: .25 mile asphalt track, with exercise stations n West Jr. High School: 400 meter track, limesone
mountain bike trail — Cosmopolitan Park has the only mountain bike trail in Columbia. Rhett’s Run is in the northeast corner of the park and runs a length of 2.4 miles of dirt road.
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