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Best of 417 2011

Best of 417 2011

Oh, we love February. February feels like a party. February is when we publish our annual Best of 417 issue and when we celebrate all the things that make our region a wonderful place to live.

Features

Weber Home Gallery: February 2011

Weber Home Gallery: February 2011

A variety of antique pieces pair with new furnishings and accessories to give Timothy Weber’s downtown loft a warm and modern feeling.

Winter's Bone: The Little Movie that Could

Winter's Bone: The Little Movie that Could

The excitement was evident when 417-landers heard that a film version of West Plains author Daniel Woodrell’s novel, Winter’s Bone, was being filmed in southwest Missouri. Since then, the film...

Johnny Wilkinson: Elvis's Right-Hand Man

Johnny Wilkinson: Elvis's Right-Hand Man

How a 417-land kid gave Elvis Presley a piece of his mind… and then found himself on the road with The King.

Departments

Review: Lemon Drop Café & Tea Room

Review: Lemon Drop Café & Tea Room

Why Lemon Drop Café & Tea Room—the teensy eatery tucked away behind Lambert’s Café—is just as sweet as its name.v

Review: D'Arpino's Italian Café

Review: D'Arpino's Italian Café

D’Arpino’s Italian Café has been serving delicious Italian entrées since 2004, and we thought it was time to revisit the Springfield Italian staple.

Savvy Shopper: Upstairs Boutique

Savvy Shopper: Upstairs Boutique

Upstairs Boutique is filled with Brighton accessories, an abundance of Vera Bradley bags and an impressive variety of stylish, name-brand women’s clothing.

Necessities: Classic Jewelry

Necessities: Classic Jewelry

These classic pieces of jewelry from 417-land shops are the perfect way to take your favorite outfit to a whole new level.

Quick Trip: Joplin

Quick Trip: Joplin

Shop, dine, sleep and play in 417-land's western paradise.

Racquetball: Learning to Serve

Racquetball: Learning to Serve

What happens when someone who has never stepped on a racquetball court plays against a professional? We sent lifestyle editor Savannah Waszczuk to find out.

Unleash Your Inner Artist

Unleash Your Inner Artist

Need a new hobby? There are plenty of spots in 417-land where grown-ups can get in touch with their creative side and try out a new, artistic hobby.

Weber Home Gallery: February 2011

Weber Home Gallery: February 2011

A variety of antique pieces pair with new furnishings and accessories to give Timothy Weber’s downtown loft a warm and modern feeling.

Winter's Bone: The Little Movie that Could

Winter's Bone: The Little Movie that Could

The excitement was evident when 417-landers heard that a film version of West Plains author Daniel Woodrell’s novel, Winter’s Bone, was being filmed in southwest Missouri. Since then, the film...

What's Your Favorite?: Cedomir Kostovic

What's Your Favorite?: Cedomir Kostovic

The best of the best in the mind of the respected graphic designer and Missouri State professor.

5 Best Bowls of Chili

5 Best Bowls of Chili

With all kinds of meat and at and all points on the heat scale, we've surely found a bowl you'll love in 417-land.

The Hot List: February 2011

The Hot List: February 2011

12 things you can't stop talking about this month.

Tiny Knitting

Tiny Knitting

Staff members at Cox South are putting their knitting skills to good use and making hats for preemies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and orphans in Africa

Johnny Wilkinson: Elvis's Right-Hand Man

Johnny Wilkinson: Elvis's Right-Hand Man

How a 417-land kid gave Elvis Presley a piece of his mind… and then found himself on the road with The King.

Most-Popular Netflix Rentals in 417-land

Most-Popular Netflix Rentals in 417-land

Netflix lets users research which films and TV series are rented more often in 417-land than any other city or region. Read on to find out what local movie-viewers are watching.

Just For Newlyweds

Just For Newlyweds

A new event from Operation Us provides a fun and inexpensive weekend away for newly married couples—and offers valuable relationship education at the same time.

Profile: Dr. Lori MacPherson

Profile: Dr. Lori MacPherson

A Mountain Grove physician is working on a simple little symbol that could help its users find love.

Best of 417 2011

Best of 417 2011

Oh, we love February. February feels like a party. February is when we publish our annual Best of 417 issue and when we celebrate all the things that make our region a wonderful place to live.

Queen City Shout Coming to Borders

Queen City Shout Coming to Borders

The Sixth Annual Queen City Shout event rocks with its eclectic mix of local performers.