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Meet our New Kitchen Manager!

We're excited to announce that we've hired Kymberlee Matney as our new kitchen manager. Yes, she trained at the Culinary Art Institute of Charleston, was named Southern Missouri Chef of the Year, and was a World Food Championships Competitor. And yes, she's lent her skills to Broadway Brewery, Harpo's, and the Roots 'n Blues BBQ […]
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Seeking a Kitchen Manager

You may have seen the progress on Bryan Maness's new Ozark Mountain Biscuit and Bar next door to Logboat Brewing Company. We're super excited about it but it also means we're looking for a new part-time kitchen manager.  Overview: The Business Loop CID and REDI have teamed up with other community partners to open a […]
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Seeking Makerspace Coordinator

The MACC Makerspace Lab is hiring a coordinator for the new shared space! Qualifications: Must have ability to manage a budget, problem solve, multi-task, meet deadlines, and work with all types of people. Additional skills needed include knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, time management, organization, and strong written language skills. Interest in and ability to […]
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Take a virtual kitchen tour.

In different times, we'd be inviting the entire community to visit our new shared kitchen and take a tour. Until that day, here's a photo tour of the new space so you can see what we can offer. Here's a full view of the main kitchen with two cooking bays. The walk-in cooler and freezer […]
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Our shared kitchen is now open!

The Loop CID and REDI are proud to announce that CoMo Cooks, a shared commercial Kitchen at Mizzou North, has received an operating permit from the City of Columbia health department and is now officially open for business. CoMo Cooks will give all cooks a chance to turn their recipes into a business reality, regardless of background, […]
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Holiday Maker Faire!

It's been 9 months of leggings and Zoom meetings so we understand if you're not up for brushing your hair and pulling your winter coat out of the basement. Good news! Our Holiday Maker Faire is heading to Instagram! From December 3rd to 6th we will be auctioning handcrafted goods from local makers on the Loop […]
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What is CRE8?

The Loop has always been a place for creative industries, fix-it shops, and those who believe that if you're not wearing coveralls and work boots, you're not really working. Things are made here. Now, we're turning this same attention to the individual makers and creatives who love what they do and take pride in a job well done. We're […]
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Meet our New Kitchen Manager

Although the coronavirus put our shared commercial kitchen on hold for a few months, we are now moving quickly on this project and the boards of REDI and The Loop CID are looking forward to opening this new food incubator as soon as possible.  We're excited to announce that we've hired Bryan Maness as our […]
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New Shared Workspaces Planned

The banging from the construction crew across the hall from my office would be annoying in other circumstances but today, it's the sound of progress. The lower level of Parkade Plaza is in the process of being transformed into MACC's new makerspace and expanded Mechatronics Lab. The MACC Makerspace will be open to both students […]
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We're an Etsy Maker City!

Jabberwocky Studios and the Loop Community Improvement District (CID) are proud to announce their selection as one of five Etsy Maker Cities in the nation. Each Maker City grantee is receiving $40,000 in direct program support plus customized training and a year-long learning community provided by ​Recast City​, along with access to tools and resources […]
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