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Sweets Treats in 417-Land

Sweets Treats in 417-Land

Sit back, prop up your feet and enjoy this sugar-spun story filled with the many candy-coated, caramel-drizzled, chocolate-dipped wonders of 417-land.

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Sweets Treats in 417-Land

Sweets Treats in 417-Land

Sit back, prop up your feet and enjoy this sugar-spun story filled with the many candy-coated, caramel-drizzled, chocolate-dipped wonders of 417-land.

Departments

Ms. Gilmore’s Vintage Suitcase and Tea Room

Ms. Gilmore’s Vintage Suitcase and Tea Room

As soon as you walk into Ms. Gilmore’s Vintage Suitcase and Tea Room, your mind questions if you’re still in Springfield. The eclectic design and various trinkets make this local lunch spot...

Local Flavor: Popcorn

Local Flavor: Popcorn

Next time you need a quick holiday gift, ditch that drugstore tin of popcorn in favor of a gourmet blend from any of these local popcorn purveyors.

Christkindlmarket

Christkindlmarket

What’s better than a stellar winter farmers’ market? A stellar winter farmers’ market that knows how to dress up for the holidays.

7 Easy Ways to Use  Pomegranates

7 Easy Ways to Use Pomegranates

Pretty pomegranate arils are winter’s jewel, and they taste lovely with other seasonal ingredients like citrus and nuts. Grab one of these lovely fruits at the grocery store, then get to work...

Ocean Zen

Ocean Zen

Ocean Zen is in its third location, and it just keeps getting better.

Grayson Home

Grayson Home

We explore the modern and vintage furniture and home goods at Grayson Home’s new location that’s nearly twice as large as the store’s former home.

A Grand entrance

A Grand entrance

Create a wintry entrance to your home this season with a custom-designed wreath, rustic decor and real cedars. Your neighbors will be green with envy.

Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress

See how we take the LBD from work to play

How to Wear Lace

How to Wear Lace

Bulky winter sweaters have you weighed down? Three style mavens share how to add lightness and a dash of flirtation to your winter wardrobe with the season’s hottest look: lace.

Local Finds

Local Finds

As 417 Magazine’s creative director, I get inspiration from many places, and innovative design is one of my passions. I believe even your hairbrush should make a design statement. While out...

miraDry Treatment

miraDry Treatment

An FDA-approved treatment can make your pit stain days a thing of the past. One of our staffers gave it a try.

Little Billy Goat Paint

Little Billy Goat Paint

DIY’ers rejoice! A 417-land shop is selling an easy-to-use paint that won’t get your goat.

Seven Questions With Cole Closser

Seven Questions With Cole Closser

The local artist recently published his second full-length book and is gaining national attention for his vintage drawing style and interesting short stories.

10 Reasons to Visit New Orleans This Winter

10 Reasons to Visit New Orleans This Winter

Does the winter chill have you wishing for a vacation somewhere a bit more lively? A recent transplant gives the scoop on exactly why the Crescent City is the perfect place for a cold-weather...

Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in 417-Land 2015

Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in 417-Land 2015

When you’re ready to brave the cold and cut down your own Christmas tree, head out to one of these 417-land farms offering the best evergreens and other fun activities.

Meet a Staffer Khaley  Watts

Meet a Staffer Khaley Watts

On this page, we introduce you to people who help make 417 Magazine happen. This month meet our brand designer, Khaley Watts.

Sweets Treats in 417-Land

Sweets Treats in 417-Land

Sit back, prop up your feet and enjoy this sugar-spun story filled with the many candy-coated, caramel-drizzled, chocolate-dipped wonders of 417-land.

Honor Flight of the Ozarks

Honor Flight of the Ozarks

Decades after local veterans returned home from war, Honor Flight of the Ozarks gives them a VIP experience that salutes them as champions of American history.

Christkindlmarket

Christkindlmarket

What’s better than a stellar winter farmers’ market? A stellar winter farmers’ market that knows how to dress up for the holidays.

Getaway to Eureka Springs

Getaway to Eureka Springs

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains 80 miles from Springfield, this quaint town is home to vibrant artists that engulf the community with local flavor.

Recycle your Christmas Tree in 417-Land 2015

Recycle your Christmas Tree in 417-Land 2015

After the holidays have come and gone and you’re looking for an easy, economical and environmentally friendly way to discard that big ol’ Christmas tree, there are a handful of organizations...

A Very Hiles Holiday

A Very Hiles Holiday

Travis and Amy Hiles brought their classic Rountree home to life with a tasteful collection of holiday decor.

Best Lawyers 2016

Best Lawyers 2016

What do you do when you find yourself in need of an attorney? You probably want to know that you have the best person on your side, and beginning the search could be daunting. Let us give you a...

5 Best Christmas Light Road Trips

5 Best Christmas Light Road Trips

‘Tis the season of colors that won’t quit. This year, check out the holiday twinkle of the best light displays in 417-land.

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.

Virtual Sweat Session

Virtual Sweat Session

Our senior editor snagged a few fellow staffers and headed to Dan Kinney Family Center for a midday virtual workout.

Anvil Customs

Anvil Customs

Find out how one local craftsman is combining patriotism and leather-working skills to create his own line of valuable merchandise.

Lush and Adorned

Lush and Adorned

Decorating for the holidays can go beyond ornamenting the tree. This year, try sprucing up your home with fresh greenery.

Forty-Second Reviews

Forty-Second Reviews

This holiday season, fill your stockings with new music by some of our favorite local artists.

Casper's Cup of Chili

Casper's Cup of Chili

The simple chili has a 3-to-1 ratio of beef to beans, and secret seasonings tie it all together.

Spanish Coffee from Lindberg's Tavern

Spanish Coffee from Lindberg's Tavern

The drink is pleasantly warm and has a great bold coffee flavor.