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Best of 417 2014

Best of 417 2014

So many of the things we all love about life in 417-land are on the following pages, and we’re ready to share them with you. We know you're on the edge of your seat. Drumroll, please...

Features

The River Wild

The River Wild

Two 417 Magazine staffers hopped into a private four-seat plane and flew to the North Fork of the White River to learn how to fly fish and to see some of the most beautiful sights in 417-land, all...

Departments

Organic Cucumber Margarita

Organic Cucumber Margarita

This light and refreshing take on a traditional margarita still packs that tequila punch.

Smoked Salmon at Buckingham’s BBQ

Smoked Salmon at Buckingham’s BBQ

These seven dishes or drinks have passed our taste buds and made us rave. They are ranked by level of yumminess.

Review: Main Street Mediterranean Cuisine

Review: Main Street Mediterranean Cuisine

Bringing Mediterranean flavors to downtown Bolivar, Main Street Mediterranean Cuisine offers flavorful fare at an affordable price.

Review: Iguana Roja

Review: Iguana Roja

Iguana Roja on the square in Ozark puts its own spin on everything from its tortilla chips to the sour mix in its tasty margaritas.

Kaye's Fashion Forward

Kaye's Fashion Forward

Are your clothes giving you the winter blues? My favorite way to refresh my closet full of sweaters and black leggings is by adding stylish accessories like hats, scarves and jewelry.

Review: Hip Chick Boutique

Review: Hip Chick Boutique

Open since October 2012, Hip Chick Boutique offers trendy women’s clothing in sizes for everyone, from small to 3XL.

We Love: The Oxford Shoe

We Love: The Oxford Shoe

We fall head over heels for this season’s hottest look that adds a pop of feminine charm to the classic Oxford shoe.

Sweet Scents

Sweet Scents

Add romance to the air with these alluring fragrances.

Lollia now at Modern Society

Lollia now at Modern Society

A new line of bath and body products arrives on shelves at Modern Society.

Kaye's Fashion Forward

Kaye's Fashion Forward

Are your clothes giving you the winter blues? My favorite way to refresh my closet full of sweaters and black leggings is by adding stylish accessories like hats, scarves and jewelry.

Love Notes

Love Notes

Love is in the air! We scoured 417-land stores and found romantic note cards, elegant pens, ruby-red lip gloss and more to help you steer cupid’s arrow.

How to Wear It: Pixie Cut

How to Wear It: Pixie Cut

The always-stylish pixie cut returns, and we talk with Monica Hopper at Milk.Honey Salon to get the scoop on how to pull off this stylish hairdo.

On Trend

On Trend

February marks the middle of the 417-land winter, when it’s easy to let your wardrobe get weary. Our in-house style expert, Kaye Lee, scoured local boutiques and found some hot trends to help you...

Medically Advanced

Medically Advanced

Absorbable stitches are old news. What about a bioreabsorbable stent that can help treat heart disease? This latest medical revolution isn’t far off, and the doctors at Mercy Hospital in...

The River Wild

The River Wild

Two 417 Magazine staffers hopped into a private four-seat plane and flew to the North Fork of the White River to learn how to fly fish and to see some of the most beautiful sights in 417-land, all...

St. Charles Missouri

St. Charles Missouri

Got a little history buff in you? St. Charles boasts Missouri’s largest nationally registered historic district (with charming brick-paved streets), the state’s original capitol and a museum...

Bella Donna

Bella Donna

417 Magazine reviews the debut album of Bella Donna, an up-and-coming local band.

Parting Shot

Parting Shot

Let it Snow by Samantha smith

Lollia now at Modern Society

Lollia now at Modern Society

A new line of bath and body products arrives on shelves at Modern Society.

Spaces Review: Studio 417

Spaces Review: Studio 417

Determined to open a premium salon with artistic flair, Paul Catlett transformed a historic downtown building into Studio 417. Years later, it has grown into a beautifully modern multi-level salon...

417 Magazine Cooking Class with Level 2

417 Magazine Cooking Class with Level 2

Join Chef Jeff Luzius from Level 2 Steakhouse as he hosts this month’s 417 Magazine Cooking Class. With a love of, stick-to-your-ribs dishes, Chef Luzius adds some delicious and creative twists...

Truth about Joe

Truth about Joe

Jesse Baedke gives us the jive on java. Do the potential health benefits of coffee live up to the hype?

Title Boxing Club Springfield MO

Title Boxing Club Springfield MO

Senior Editor Savannah Waszczuk tests her mettle with TITLE Boxing Club’s Power Hour Boxing class filled with punches, empowerment and everything between.

Colors On Trend

Colors On Trend

Working on a home remodel, or simply looking to refresh your space? Find the perfect new paint color for every room of the house with the help of Sharon Cates of Seminole Paint and Décor and...

Smart Cookies Gala 2014

Smart Cookies Gala 2014

A delicious fundraiser features Girl Scout Cookies in a new way.

Meet a Staffer: Kyle Osborne

Meet a Staffer: Kyle Osborne

Every month, we introduce you to one of the people who work on 417 Magazine. This month, meet one of our account managers, Kyle Osborne.

Major Don’s Army

Major Don’s Army

A 20-year Army veteran is helping bring smiles to the faces of Midwest children with cancer.

Organic Cucumber Margarita

Organic Cucumber Margarita

This light and refreshing take on a traditional margarita still packs that tequila punch.