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Best of 417 2012

Best of 417 2012

Are you ready for the big reveal? We know you’ve been anxiously waiting to find out who won Best of 417 2012. After all, they’re your awards. Dig in, and find new ways to enjoy your 417-land.

Features

Best of 417 2012

Best of 417 2012

Are you ready for the big reveal? We know you’ve been anxiously waiting to find out who won Best of 417 2012. After all, they’re your awards. Dig in, and find new ways to enjoy your 417-land.

Tasting Italy

Tasting Italy

Ready for an epicurean adventure? Read about how 417 Magazine Art Director Cassie Darst and Nonna’s Italian Café Owner Shawn Kraft toured Italy, tasting everything delicious that the country has...

Hell on Wheels

Hell on Wheels

Meet the 417-landers who have developed passionate love affairs with roller derby, a game that’s been gaining interest and popularity both nationally and in 417-land since 2006.

Departments

Yum of the Month: Spicy Elmo

Yum of the Month: Spicy Elmo

Local Coffee Taste Testing

Local Coffee Taste Testing

We know there are a lot of home-run coffee joints in town, but which is the best? We set out to answer this question.

Drink of the Month: Cinnamon Latte

Drink of the Month: Cinnamon Latte

Cinnamon meets espresso and a touch of vanilla in this warm-you-up cup o’ joe.

All Rolled Up

All Rolled Up

Ozark’s newest sushi spot offers familiar Japanese dishes and a big, variety-filled sushi menu.

Off the Cuff

Off the Cuff

Give your out-on-the-town attire the perfect finishing touch with one of these cuff bracelets, all available at 417-land shops.

Flavor in the Kitchen

Flavor in the Kitchen

The Everything Kitchens storefront in the Brentwood Center offers 417-land shoppers variety in the world of countertop kitchen appliances and cooking gadgets.

Off the Cuff

Off the Cuff

Give your out-on-the-town attire the perfect finishing touch with one of these cuff bracelets, all available at 417-land shops.

Best of 417 2012

Best of 417 2012

Are you ready for the big reveal? We know you’ve been anxiously waiting to find out who won Best of 417 2012. After all, they’re your awards. Dig in, and find new ways to enjoy your 417-land.

Curious about Cassville

Curious about Cassville

Learn about Cassville from the point of view of its residents. It’s a Civil War capital where John Q. Hammons once coached basketball, and so much more.

Mind, Body and Soul

Mind, Body and Soul

SoulFit Training combines relaxing yoga exercises with a high-intensity weight resistance workout.

Tasting Italy

Tasting Italy

Ready for an epicurean adventure? Read about how 417 Magazine Art Director Cassie Darst and Nonna’s Italian Café Owner Shawn Kraft toured Italy, tasting everything delicious that the country has...

From House to Home

From House to Home

Joe and Brooke Cinalli transformed a spec home into a warm, well-designed space filled with many personalized touches.

Hell on Wheels

Hell on Wheels

Meet the 417-landers who have developed passionate love affairs with roller derby, a game that’s been gaining interest and popularity both nationally and in 417-land since 2006.

Cheap Date

Cheap Date

There’s still a little time to take advantage of a date-night steal: The Downtown Springfield Association’s Dinner and a Movie.

Jump Around

Jump Around

Looking for a place where the kids can be active on a cold day? Take them to one of 417-land’s energetic- kid-friendly indoor bounce house playgrounds.

Meet a Staffer: Lauren Stalder

Meet a Staffer: Lauren Stalder

Every month, we introduce you to one of the people who work on 417 Magazine. This month, meet Lauren Stalder.

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Missouri State University is partnering with University of Missouri–Kansas City to create a pharmacy program right here in 417-land. Read on to learn about it.

Not Going Anywhere

Not Going Anywhere

Missouri State’s star Kyle Weems stuck it out with the Bears, and he’s had a stellar season to show for it. Lucky for you, there’s still time to see him on the court this season.

Seeing Blue

Seeing Blue

The internationally recognized Blue Man Group is coming to Springfield this month, and it’s your chance to see them live.

Fluffy Therapy

Fluffy Therapy

Sometimes, our four-legged friends can provide valuable therapy for sick patients. Learn about a local organization that makes pet therapy its goal.

Drink of the Month: Cinnamon Latte

Drink of the Month: Cinnamon Latte

Cinnamon meets espresso and a touch of vanilla in this warm-you-up cup o’ joe.

The Survivors

The Survivors

Thanks to extensive research, now you can visit the Titanic Museum Attraction to learn the life stories of the ill-fated ship’s survivors.

Staxx News

Staxx News

Changes are underway at Staxx. Find out what’s new for downtown Springfield shoppers.

The Best of Sports

The Best of Sports

Athletes converge in 417-land for the Missouri Winter Games. Here’s what spectators can see if they snag a seat.

C-Street Strolling

C-Street Strolling

A monthly artsy event brings community fun to Commercial Street.

Yum of the Month: Spicy Elmo

Yum of the Month: Spicy Elmo

Drink of the Month: Cinnamon Latte

Drink of the Month: Cinnamon Latte

Cinnamon meets espresso and a touch of vanilla in this warm-you-up cup o’ joe.