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April 2010

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Asian Food Lovers' Guide

Brush up on your vocabulary and prime your taste buds for the best of Asian fare in 417-land, the most unlikely of Asian-cuisine Meccas.


20 Under 30 Class of 2010

20 Under 30 Class of 2010

417 Magazine proudly presents the next generation of 417-land leaders.


417 Cooking Class: Metropolitan Grill

Watch Metropolitan Grill’s chef and owner Pat Duran prepare four scrumptious dishes at this month’s 417 Cooking Class.

417 Cooking Class: Metropolitan Grill

Watch Metropolitan Grill’s chef and owner Pat Duran prepare four scrumptious dishes at this month’s 417 Cooking Class.

Page Rage

Missouri author Don Corrigan chronicles the history of our state’s severe weather in his newest book—and you won’t be able to put it down.

5 Best Bread Baskets

It's time to show love to the little gem that comes before you ever see your supper: The bread. Sometimes a plate of carbs, when prepared oh-so-perfectly, is enough to keep you coming back for more.

Striking Just the Right Note

This year, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra is keeping to its Phantom of the Opera gala theme. But instead of hearing performances by past Phantoms, you’ll get to meet his leading ladies.

The Case for Greene County

Greene County has one of the highest rates of reported child abuse and neglect in the state. But we also have an abundance of child advocacy services. Learn about the organizations that are working...

Runway Report from 417-land Boutiques

As springtime rolls in, so do new fashion trends. Local experts told us what’s out, what’s in and what you must have this season.

A Day at the Derby

There has never been a better reason to don your biggest hat. Find inspiration for your derby attire with these 1940s-inspired ensembles, then enjoy a local Kentucky Derby–themed event.

Wedge Out: Hot shoes in 417-land

What’s hot in shoes this spring? Wedges. Lots and lots of wedges. We’ve found our favorite pairs from local retailers, and they’re all sure to make you stand tall, look hot and never want to...

Savvy Shopper: Arty Crafty

Spruce up your place on a budget with great home décor from Arty Crafty in Springfield’s Battlefield Mall and Joplin’s North Park Mall.

Quick Trip: Lake of the Ozarks

Camdenton, Osage Beach and the Lake of the Ozarks region have a lot to offer 417-landers looking for a quick getaway.

Eight Days at Sea

Sailing the British Virgin Islands is the finest way to experience island life. Read about my adventure at sea, then learn how you can plan your own tropical getaway.

Mystery Dinner and Art Auction at Mille's Cafe

Hosted by Springfield Design Association for Boys & Girls Town. April 1, 2010.

You Tell Us: Submit Photos of your Pets!

Do you have a photo of a beloved pet you'd like to share with us? Fill out this easy form and we may run your shot in an upcoming issue of 417!

The Hot List: April 2010

The Wolf Pack Bites Back

This is the year for our own arena football team, the Springfield Wolf Pack, to make a run for the playoffs and come away champions.

Three Decades of Art

ArtsFest celebrates 30 years of street fair fun. Find out how you can take part this year.

What's Your Favorite... With Norm Ridder

Meet Dr. Norm Ridder: Superintendent, Springfield Public Schools

Party Like it's 1960: Happy 50th Silver Dollar City!

Silver Dollar City is celebrating its 50th birthday, and guests are invited to the year-long birthday bash with loads of music and entertainment, plus a brand-new water ride.

Boyd Home Gallery: April 2010

Learn how the Boyd family’s mix-and-match décor makes their house a home.

Getting to Know Nicole Taylor

Curious what a Style Coach’s job is like? Learn about it, plus a few tips that may make you a little happier when you face the mirror every morning.

People Pics

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1. Ettie's Eats: Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
2. Seven Good Things
3. Cheap Eats
4. 5 Best Tabbouleh Dishes
5. Best Floats & Springs
1. 417 Magazine's Whiskey Fest
2. Zoo Gala
3. Avanzare Cooking Class
4. Springfield Symphony
5. Jingle Bell Bash