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Global Dining

Global Dining

Ready for a culinary adventure that will lead you all the way around the globe? Prepare to feed your adventurous spirit.

Features

Top Dentists 2014

Top Dentists 2014

This list is the best place to start your search if you’re looking for a dentist for you and your family.

Departments

Artisan Pretzels

Artisan Pretzels

Soft, homemade Bavarian-style pretzel twists are served piping hot at Springfield Brewing Company

5 Best Fish Tacos

5 Best Fish Tacos

Tacos are the perfect handheld food, but there’s something about a good fish taco that takes it to the next level.

The Bruncheonette

The Bruncheonette

One of Joplin’s eateries is serving up brunch with some delicious twists.

Derby Deli

Derby Deli

Did you know you can grab lunch right in the middle of Brown Derby International Wine Center? The menu is pretty drool-worthy, too.

A Sweet Date

A Sweet Date

It might not sound like the perfect pair, but sweet Date Lady syrup goes great with all kinds of salty and savory treats.

Global Dining

Global Dining

Ready for a culinary adventure that will lead you all the way around the globe? Prepare to feed your adventurous spirit.

Kaye's Fashion Forward

Kaye's Fashion Forward

I’m often asked how to shop for back-to-school clothes on a budget. Here are two of my suggestions.

Brown Eyed Girls

Brown Eyed Girls

With plenty of Southern charm and tons of style, the original brown eyed girl, Jan Avery, opens shop on the square in Ozark.

 Sseko Sandals

Sseko Sandals

Show off your tootsies with Sseko sandals at Five Pound Apparel

Time in the Spotlight

Time in the Spotlight

Karma Salon gives two thumbs up to one of its stylists and owners who just made it big

Post Summer Hair Care

Post Summer Hair Care

Now that summer is winding down, remove the gunk from your trips to the pool and protect your hair from the season’s damage with these product recommendations from 417-land salons.

Weekender Bags

Weekender Bags

Planning a weekend getaway? Don’t forget to bring one of these stylish and practical weekender bags, totes or backpacks along for the ride.

Prep School

Prep School

The kiddos aren’t the only ones who should be excited for the new school year. Local boutiques are stocking their shelves with these preppy and oh-so-stylish fashion finds.

Adult Ballet Classes

Adult Ballet Classes

The Springfield Ballet helps unleash your inner ballerina no matter your age.

Meet a Staffer: Abby Gust

Meet a Staffer: Abby Gust

This month, we’re introducing you to one of the people who work at 417 Magazine. Abby Gust is one of the newest members of the team and adds a burst of bubbly personality to our always creative...

International Flavor

International Flavor

Theresa Dohm, R.D., L.D., CNSC (nbd), owner of RX Nutrition in Joplin, shares her five favorite healthful foods from global cuisines.

Kid Size Workouts

Kid Size Workouts

You don’t have to be a grown-up to break a sweat at the gym in 417-land. Reduce your kids’ screen time and increase their play time with fun fitness classes just for kids.

City Utilities Solar Farm

City Utilities Solar Farm

Missouri’s biggest solar farm is right here in 417-land, and soon City Utilities will allow customers to use the energy it produces to power their homes.

Love Local Buy Local

Love Local Buy Local

Shoppers get a little kickback when they shop at locally owned businesses.

Mansfield Missouri

Mansfield Missouri

The small town of Mansfield is a great place to spend a day exploring coffee shops and historic places. It’s close enough for a day trip, but if you decide to spend the night, you can hunker down...

Top Dentists 2014

Top Dentists 2014

This list is the best place to start your search if you’re looking for a dentist for you and your family.

Selfless Blessings

Selfless Blessings

A little thrift shop in downtown Hollister provides those in need with clothing, diapers and more without asking for anything in return.

West Plains Missouri

West Plains Missouri

A day trip to West Plains reveals an undercurrent of art and literary talent and a historic downtown that’s still going strong.

Boston Strong

Boston Strong

Amy Robbins, a 417-land runner returned to run the Boston Marathon this year after crossing last year’s finish line just 40 minutes before the devastating bombs went off.

Fall Planting

Fall Planting

Ready to start planting? Learn what you should be planting now to enjoy later this year.

Quick Critic

Quick Critic

Get the scoop on Barak Hill’s latest album, sample a night at the Ozark Downtown Farmers Market and read up on a powerful new book detailing the ups and downs of autism.

Eclectic Urban Farmhouse

Eclectic Urban Farmhouse

Inspired by an old grain silo, Mark and Kel McDowell worked with custom builder Jason Bekebrede to create this one-of-a-kind silo home in east Springfield.

Artisan Pretzels

Artisan Pretzels

Soft, homemade Bavarian-style pretzel twists are served piping hot at Springfield Brewing Company

Coriander Mule

Coriander Mule

Our favorite new take on the moscow mule is the coriander mule from Metropolitan Farmer