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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.

Features

20 Under 30 Class of 2010

20 Under 30 Class of 2010

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

Departments

Review: Red Onion Café

Review: Red Onion Café

Comfortable, casual and classy. At Joplin’s Red Onion Café, the space is comfortable and the mood is casual, but the food is definitely a few steps above. This delicious grub is worth a drive.

Review: Downtown Jimmi's

Review: Downtown Jimmi's

The extensive menu of 151 homemade soups is just one of the reasons Downtown Jimmi’s in Lockwood won us over.

Savvy Shopper: Arty Crafty

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.

Wedge Out: Hot shoes in 417-land

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...

Runway Report from 417-land Boutiques

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

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.

The Case for Greene County

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...

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

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.

Getting to Know Nicole Taylor

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.

Three Decades of Art

Three Decades of Art

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

The Hot List: April 2010

The Hot List: April 2010

Striking Just the Right Note

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.

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.

The Wolf Pack Bites Back

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.

Down to the Core

Down to the Core

Learn how local athletes are using Pilates to improve their game.

Page Rage

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.

Boyd Home Gallery: April 2010

Boyd Home Gallery: April 2010

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

20 Under 30 Class of 2010

20 Under 30 Class of 2010

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

You Tell Us: Submit Photos of your Pets!

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!

What's Your Favorite... With Norm Ridder

What's Your Favorite... With Norm Ridder

Meet Dr. Norm Ridder: Superintendent, Springfield Public Schools