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What to Eat Now

What to Eat Now

Forget your old favorites and prepare your palate for something new—these food trends are taking 417-land menus by storm.

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The Backlot at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

The Backlot at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

The Backlot at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has tons of freshly made dishes and drinks on its menu. Sit back, relax and dig in.

Healthful Eating Made Easy at The Press Coffee & Juice Bar

Healthful Eating Made Easy at The Press Coffee & Juice Bar

Healthful eats take on a flavorful and creative twist at The Press Coffee & Juice Bar.

What to Eat Now

What to Eat Now

Forget your old favorites and prepare your palate for something new—these food trends are taking 417-land menus by storm.

Dressing for the Decades at John's Suit Shop

Dressing for the Decades at John's Suit Shop

After 25 years, John’s Suit Shop has switched owners and seen an increase in modern menswear.

Cozy Up with Cuddly Coats

Cozy Up with Cuddly Coats

Once winter hits 417-land, you can’t leave home without a coat. Make sure you have one (or a few) you love.

How to Wear Velvet

How to Wear Velvet

Local fashionistas share their tips on how to rock velvet this winter.

Christmas Classics

Christmas Classics

The holidays are all about tradition, and local shops have everything you need for a classic Christmas with sophisticated style.

The Green Lifestyle Meets Salon Life at The Beauty Factory

The Green Lifestyle Meets Salon Life at The Beauty Factory

A Springfield woman’s lifestyle change leads to her opening an environmentally friendly salon in 417-land. Find out why Serena Woods opened The Beauty Factory and how to be beautifully green at...

Bright Lights, Big City: Why You Should Take Your 8-Year-Old to New York City

Bright Lights, Big City: Why You Should Take Your 8-Year-Old to New York City

To experience New York City with new eyes, take a bright 8-year-old along for the ride. President and Associate Publisher Logan Aguirre visited the Big Apple with her daughter, Lucy, and her mom,...

Kick Your Butt into Shape at the YMCA’s Advanced Cross Training Class

Kick Your Butt into Shape at the YMCA’s Advanced Cross Training Class

After losing her regular exercise routine, our managing editor found a grueling new workout addiction not for the faint of heart: Advanced Cross Training at the Pat Jones YMCA.

A Rustic Holiday Home

A Rustic Holiday Home

Dr. Ray and Nancy Asay’s Aurora home is decorated in earth tones and collectibles that celebrate Ray’s Native American heritage. But come December, Nancy’s massive collection of Santa Clauses...

5 Questions with Commercial Club's Mary Collette and Christine Schilling

5 Questions with Commercial Club's Mary Collette and Christine Schilling

The Commercial Club seeks community help to bring life back to a centerpiece of Historic Commercial Street.

What to Eat Now

What to Eat Now

Forget your old favorites and prepare your palate for something new—these food trends are taking 417-land menus by storm.

Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree at These Three Spots

Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree at These Three Spots

Over the river and through the woods, to pick out a tree you go. Gather the kiddos and get ready for a day of family fun and Christmas cheer.

Best Lawyers 2018

Best Lawyers 2018

The law can be a complicated and stressful topic, especially when you find yourself in a courtroom, so you want the most qualified attorney at your side. With this list of top local lawyers, find...

How to Craft the Perfect Winter Dinner Table

How to Craft the Perfect Winter Dinner Table

This season, take a break from over-the-top holiday decor and instead use natural elements from your backyard to create a winter dinner table that is sophisticated and chic. These simple tips and...

How to Wear Velvet

How to Wear Velvet

Local fashionistas share their tips on how to rock velvet this winter.

Get Fit While Embracing the Frost This Winter

Get Fit While Embracing the Frost This Winter

Don’t let plunging temps put the freeze on your outdoor fitness routine. You’ll feel even more energized after one of these cold-weather workouts.

Holiday Getaway to St. Charles

Holiday Getaway to St. Charles

Hit the streets for the annual St. Charles Christmas Traditions event, dine on some tasty global fare and take in the quaint beauty of historic Main Street.

Meet a Staffer: Meg Divito

Meet a Staffer: Meg Divito

Every month, we introduce you to one of the people who make 417 Magazine happen. Meet Account Executive Meg DiVito.

Winter Workers

Winter Workers

Everyone loves being festive during the holidays, but you don’t always have time, a tall enough ladder or patience. These companies in 417-land love to help during the holidays. Tackling light...

The 5 Best Cinnamon Rolls to Drown Your Winter Blues

The 5 Best Cinnamon Rolls to Drown Your Winter Blues

Sweet, swirled and oh-so-perfect for warming up on a chilly morning, cinnamon rolls are made to sooth the soul. Check out five standouts in all their glazed glory.

Drink of the Month: Spicy Mango Mojito

Drink of the Month: Spicy Mango Mojito

Sip the Drink of the Month at Frida Mexican Cuisine