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Aqueous Vapor carries a wide selection of eCigarettes and accessories and offers a tobacco-free alternative to smoking. At Aqueous Vapor, located on 601 E. Business Loop 70, you can find kits, e-liquid tobacco, chargers and more. E-liquid flavors include smoked plum, pina colada and cinnamon apple. With a range of options, Aqueous Vapor holds everything you need for customizing your electronic smoking experience. Stop by Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. or on Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.
Proprietor: James F. Yeager Sr.
This spring, Columbia welcomed a new chicken restaurant on Vandiver Drive. Along with dining in, Dexter’s Broaster Chicken provides takeout, delivery and catering options. The restaurant is in the Vandiver Village shopping area at 711 Vandiver Drive, Suite A. Broaster is a chicken company based in Wisconsin that allows distributors to serve to supermarkets, restaurants and other food-service locations. The company prides itself on its marinades and specialty equipment. Chicken is cooked in a special Broaster Co. pressure fryer and is seasoned and marinated using a specific Broaster recipe, which allows for a unique and tasty dining experience.
Proprietor: Dexter Fitzgerald
The company that wants you to give your land area the best care with the best products and services made it a little easier for mid-Missouri by opening a location in Columbia. This wholesale landscape supply company, which has locations throughout the United States and Canada, is now located at 1808 Burlington St. The store mainly offers wholesale products such as tools, fertilizer and equipment. John Deere Landscapes provides products that can help landscape areas from your home to a golf course. Not only can the available products help give your outdoor area a new look, they can also help with pest control.
Proprietor: John Deere Landscapes Inc.
Medical equipment and care is what this business provides. With a goal to give patients a greater quality of life and more than 1,000 locations across the United States, Lincare opened a new location this year at 5900 N. Tower Drive, Suite J. The company offers oxygen systems, infusion therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation and respiratory care. Whether the patient wants a better life or to be eased from any suffering, Lincare Inc. finds a way to address the individual’s needs. Lincare aims to provide the care that a patient deserves and desires, no matter the specific case.
Proprietor: Lincare Inc
This restaurant is another location to put a stop to all of your Mexican food cravings. The eatery opened at 3412 Grindstone Parkway and replaced what was Galactic Fun Zone. On the outside of the building, you’ll be greeted by a sombrero-sporting jalapeno with a smile, and on the inside, a sight just as welcoming will greet you. The bright, open atmosphere and diverse array of dining options make it a perfect spot for any group looking for lunch or dinner. Seafood and vegetarian options are also available. Visit during happy hour, when you can enjoy a range of margarita flavors.
Proprietor: Fresco Jalapeños Inc.
This new store is an ideal place to find items to make over any room in your home or office. Located at 804 Old N. 63, Impressions by Sue Ann specializes in selling furniture, gifts and home accessories. Find items to spice up your den or decorate your living room. From lamps to wooden chairs, tables to decorative vases, Impressions by Sue Ann has an item for your taste. Impressions by Sue Ann is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments can also be scheduled if you’re looking for a personalized time to shop.
Proprietor: Sue Ann Herigon