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Early Bird Breakfast Pub

Early Bird Breakfast Pub

We visited Early Bird Breakfast Pub for a tasty breakfast cocktail and some one-of-a-kind, stick-to-your-ribs fare.

9 Ways to make the most of Grape Season

9 Ways to make the most of Grape Season

This month, look for tasty locally grown grapes at the farmers’ market. You can gobble them up on their own, or try one of these tasty ways to add them to your meals this week.

PT Gardens

PT Gardens

PT Gardens puts serious heat into jars of flavored sea salt, and you can get your hands on the spiced up seasonings at Farmers Market of the Ozarks.

Pho Kim

Pho Kim

On our first trip to Pho Kim we found a tiny restaurant, a yummy menu and a new favorite soup.

Best Dishes

Best Dishes

Hope you’re hungry!

Summer-to-Fall Finds

Summer-to-Fall Finds

Resident fashionista, Kaye Lee, shares expertise to take your style seamlessly into autumn.

Schofield + Gray

Schofield + Gray

Located approximately 20 miles east of Springfield, Fordland’s monthly Schofield + Gray outdoor vintage market is the perfect spot to search for one-of-a-kind finds.

Summer Harvest

Summer Harvest

Embracing our Ozarks heritage never looked so pretty.

How to Wear It : High Waisted

How to Wear It : High Waisted

This look was big in the ’60s, and now T. Swift is rocking it: high-waisted everything. From shorts and skirts to pants and swimsuits, this high-rising fashion has landed at boutiques across...

Taco Revolution

Taco Revolution

Chill out this summer with south of the border flavors. Thanks to the latest taco accessories, you can now wow your guests (and your taste buds) with perfectly assembled tacos and fiesta-worthy...

Lovely Letters

Lovely Letters

The classically Southern tradition of monogramming is getting a breath of new life at 417-land boutiques. You can even have your monogram custom-designed at local shops.

Unlocking Style

Unlocking Style

Ryan Gosling looks hot in them, ELLE and Style Me Pretty swooned over them, and now they’re available in Springfield. He loves, they love, we all love the Giving Keys necklaces!

Juice In, Junk Out

Juice In, Junk Out

A few brave staffers gave up solid food for a three-day nutritional juice fast. Learn about the experience, and how to try your own juicing adventure. by Savannah Waszczuk

Too Cool For School

Too Cool For School

Forget about those traditional after-school programs like track and theatre, high school students in Springfield are branching out. We found four local non-traditional ways for local kids to get...

Top Dentists 2015

Top Dentists 2015

On the hunt for a dentist for you or your family? This list is the best place to start. The dentists on these pages were voted in by their peers, and they could be just the right people to keep...

Growing  Post-Season

Growing Post-Season

We’ve put together your guide to growing veggies through the fall and winter—it’s easier to get fresh food all year long than you’d think.

Mount Vernon, MO

Mount Vernon, MO

While you don’t want to miss the annual Apple Butter Makin’ Days in Mount Vernon, there’s more to this small town than fall festivals.

The Long Road Ahead

The Long Road Ahead

Siphiwe Baleka is a Yale graduate and a lifelong record-breaking athlete who is now facing perhaps his largest goal yet: transforming the health and fitness of truck drivers, who have one of the...

Meet a Staffer Kaedy Hess

Meet a Staffer Kaedy Hess

On this page, we introduce you to one of the people who help make 417 Magazine happen. This month, meet 24-year-old Creative Coordinator Kaedy Hess.

The Model Pet Project

The Model Pet Project

The Model Pet Project uses its special breed of fuzzy photography to showcase adoptable pets at their happiest.

Sedalia, MO

Sedalia, MO

Located just 30 miles south of the Missouri River is the land of ragtime and railways: Sedalia, Missouri. Home to the Missouri State Fair that’s more than a century in the making, Sedalia offers...

5 Questions with Rachel Heinz

5 Questions with Rachel Heinz

Local mom Rachel Heinz is trying to change the way businesses represent children in advertising. Her biggest motivation? Her son, Hudson.

Ask Dylan

Ask Dylan

417 Magazine’s General Manager Dylan Whitaker is now your personal answer man. Every month, he’s at your service—looking near and far to find the solutions to all your 417-land queries.

Offshore Workout

Offshore Workout

The latest workout craze—standup paddleboarding—gives 417-landers one more reason to head to the lake this month for summer’s last hurrah.

5 Best Smoke-Free Patios

5 Best Smoke-Free Patios

Looking to take in some fresh air at some of the finest eateries in 417-land? These five local hotspots provide great food, great service and patios with absolutely zero clouds of cigarette smoke.

Wild Bob’s Musical Book Club

Wild Bob’s Musical Book Club

We visit a Springfield book club that’s ditching the traditional bookworm profile and unleashing its wild side.

2015 Trend Watch: Bathrooms

2015 Trend Watch: Bathrooms

417-land home design professionals say bathroom remodel trends are tipping toward the luxurious and creative.

Pepperoni Pinwheels

Pepperoni Pinwheels

The Big Slice’s luscious crust weaves in and out of every cheesy bite

Hurricane Volcano

Hurricane Volcano

Yes, it is on fire.