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Best of 417 2013

Best of 417 2013

Our annual rundown of your very favorite people, places, foods and things about living in 417-land.

Features

Building on Suite Dreams

Building on Suite Dreams

Meet Tim O’Reilly. He’s a husband, a father of four, an attorney and the CEO of O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC, a growing hotel and restaurant management company that recently gained...

Departments

Migulito's Wrap and Roll Cafe

Migulito's Wrap and Roll Cafe

A second Migulito’s Wrap & Roll Café in downtown Springfield lured some 417 staffers out of the office to taste test their way through the menu.

Fried Pickles

Fried Pickles

These tangy disks are dangerously delicious.

Sazerac

Sazerac

The Sazerac is the New Orleans darling of cocktails. With Mardi Gras creeping up, it’s time to raise a glass to this old-timey drink.

Beth's Bake Shoppe

Beth's Bake Shoppe

From pretzel rolls to chicken salad served on cinnamon bread, the creative touches at Beth’s Bake Shoppe make the menu items delish.

Kaye's Fashion Forward

Kaye's Fashion Forward

Kaye Lee, our go-to fashionista, shares what she’s wearing, buying and admiring this month.

All-New Ashby’s

All-New Ashby’s

The former Ashby’s Clothing Company moved to the Brentwood Center, gaining a new name, additional lines and an innovative denim lab.

Mix & Mingle

Mix & Mingle

Can’t make it to the Oscar’s this year? Ryan MacDonald of RyMac’s Rub-n-Pub shared some signature cocktail recipes to serve at your very own Oscar-watching party, and we found the most...

Best of 417 Party Bus 2013

Best of 417 Party Bus 2013

The Best of 417 Party Bus made the rounds to all of our Best of 417 Winners of 2013!

Life Behind the Mask

Life Behind the Mask

Broadway star, motivational speaker, coach and author Sandra Joseph takes a break from the stage to talk about her life behind the mask.

C’mon Get Hoppy

C’mon Get Hoppy

A new craft brewery opens its doors in Springfield with a head brewer who has been knee-deep in hops since the ‘80s.

Best of 417 2013

Best of 417 2013

Our annual rundown of your very favorite people, places, foods and things about living in 417-land.

Migulito's Wrap and Roll Cafe

Migulito's Wrap and Roll Cafe

A second Migulito’s Wrap & Roll Café in downtown Springfield lured some 417 staffers out of the office to taste test their way through the menu.

Mix & Mingle

Mix & Mingle

Can’t make it to the Oscar’s this year? Ryan MacDonald of RyMac’s Rub-n-Pub shared some signature cocktail recipes to serve at your very own Oscar-watching party, and we found the most...

Discovery Center Springfield MO

Discovery Center Springfield MO

Find out how you can take advantage of one library perk that gets your family into the Discovery Center of Springfield for free.

Kaye's Fashion Forward

Kaye's Fashion Forward

Kaye Lee, our go-to fashionista, shares what she’s wearing, buying and admiring this month.

A New Breed of Sweets

A New Breed of Sweets

Locally made Uncommon Confections treats come in classic flavors, like peanut brittle, and more creative tastes, like spicy chipotle toffee.

Let The  Good Times Roll

Let The Good Times Roll

Historic C-Street’s third annual Mardi Gras celebration kicks off this year with a bead run, a salon-turned-dance-club and a number of New Orleans–inspired performances.

History Gets a Facelift

History Gets a Facelift

Two local brothers are turning the historic Vandivort Theatre into something completely new—a boutique hotel in downtown Springfield.

RSVPaint

RSVPaint

Grab your friends (and maybe a little wine) and find your inner artist at RSVPaint’s weekly painting classes.

Building on Suite Dreams

Building on Suite Dreams

Meet Tim O’Reilly. He’s a husband, a father of four, an attorney and the CEO of O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC, a growing hotel and restaurant management company that recently gained...

What You’re Buying: Books

What You’re Buying: Books

With outdoor fun limited this time of the year, bookstores are stocking their shelves with popular reads. So, just what are people reading right now? We talked with John Ryan, owner of the Book...

Bendy Mama

Bendy Mama

With a big pregnant belly and an open mind, 417 Magazine Editor Katie Pollock Estes tries her hand at prenatal yoga.

Elizabeth Cunningham and Scott Wente

Elizabeth Cunningham and Scott Wente

April 28, 2012; First and Calvary Presbyterian, Springfield

The Quest for Financial Freedom

The Quest for Financial Freedom

I worked with a financial expert to try and learn how to save money and eliminate debt. See what happened, and how you can work on improving your own financial status.

Boozy  Brownies

Boozy Brownies

This month we chose a chocolate theme, and the winning reader recipe fits the bill with luscious brownies that are spiked with Irish cream.

Meet a Staffer: Logan Aguirre

Meet a Staffer: Logan Aguirre

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

A Millwood Makeover

A Millwood Makeover

Stan and Sandy Coffman brought an outdated Millwood villa back to life with new paint, furniture and a few family heirlooms.

Fried Pickles

Fried Pickles

These tangy disks are dangerously delicious.

Sazerac

Sazerac

The Sazerac is the New Orleans darling of cocktails. With Mardi Gras creeping up, it’s time to raise a glass to this old-timey drink.