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Guide to Sushi

Guide to Sushi

Explore the most adventurous offering on local menus, learn how the best chefs are trained for the job and use our guide to plan your next sushi night out.

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Eurasia Coffee & Tea Culture Cafe

Eurasia Coffee & Tea Culture Cafe

A little café up on Commercial Street offers luscious flavors that won’t break the bank on a menu filled with Mediterranean tastes.

Branson Pasghetti’s Italian Restaurant

Branson Pasghetti’s Italian Restaurant

Right off the Branson strip sits a ginormous building. But the building probably isn’t what you’ll notice—in front of Pasghetti’s is a 15-foot meatball. This new Italian joint is fit with...

417 Magazine Cooking Class with Nicola

417 Magazine Cooking Class with Nicola

Nicola Gilardi shares some of his richest cuisine with 417-land as he prepares an Italian winter salad, a creamy chicken and ravioli soup, a delectable tenderloin and a dessert complete with a...

5 Best Happy Hour Bites

5 Best Happy Hour Bites

It’s the wind down to the day and the start of a good night—it’s happy hour. The Queen City and its friendly neighbors offer menus featuring tiny meals and hearty deals that will pair...

Eggucation

Eggucation

It’s time to study up on a tasty addition to local farmers’ markets: the duck egg.

Winter Brews

Winter Brews

Our local breweries are offering up tasty seasonal beers that are perfect for sipping this month.

Guide to Sushi

Guide to Sushi

Explore the most adventurous offering on local menus, learn how the best chefs are trained for the job and use our guide to plan your next sushi night out.

5908 Interiors

5908 Interiors

Patti Johnson recently opened 5908 Interiors, a new home décor shop that offers a tasteful variety of high-quality furniture and home décor accessories.

Mix It Up

Mix It Up

Add a pop of color and cool to your winter wardrobe with some of this season’s prettiest scarves.

How to Wear It: Leggings

How to Wear It: Leggings

There’s a chill in the air, and leggings are popping up everywhere in 417-land boutiques. From printed and solid to fleece-lined and sheer, local style experts share their dos and don’ts for...

Gianna Rose Atelier

Gianna Rose Atelier

Available in a variety of scents and styles, these soaps are great for those moments when you want to treat yourself or your friends to something special.

Big Cedar Lodge’s Cedar Creek Spa Vichy Shower

Big Cedar Lodge’s Cedar Creek Spa Vichy Shower

We head to Big Cedar Lodge’s Cedar Creek Spa to dive in to a rare spa service for 417-land: a vichy shower.

The Perfect Shelfie

The Perfect Shelfie

With a few small items from local boutiques, you can design your shelves to be high-impact focal points. Just follow these simple tips!

Local Finds

Local Finds

As 417 Magazine’s creative director, I pull inspiration from all over. Innovative design is a passion of mine, and when I’m out scouting products to feature in the magazine I run across items I...

Faces of 417-Land 2017

Faces of 417-Land 2017

Here’s your chance to get to know the local business owners who keep our city running. Whether they’re a surgeon or a restauranteur, an attorney or an interior designer, their dedication to...

Into Africa

Into Africa

Springfieldian Evan Bennett and his family trek to South Africa for a once-in-a-lifetime trip that combines wildlife and nature with urban sightseeing. Read about his adventure, then plan one of...

Faces of 417-Land 2016

Faces of 417-Land 2016

It's time to meet the faces behind the leading businesses in our community. From healthcare to construction and retail to finance, they have set the bar high and aren't letting anything slow them...

The Rising Tide

The Rising Tide

The battle to keep Springfield’s waterways clean rages once again, and this time there’s a hefty fine if we don’t comply. The problem? There’s currently no funding.

417 Magazine Cooking Class with Nicola

417 Magazine Cooking Class with Nicola

Nicola Gilardi shares some of his richest cuisine with 417-land as he prepares an Italian winter salad, a creamy chicken and ravioli soup, a delectable tenderloin and a dessert complete with a...

Ask Dylan

Ask Dylan

417 Magazine’s General Manager Dylan Whitaker is now your personal answer man. Every month, he’s at your service—looking near and far to find the solutions to all your 417-land queries.

Six Questions with Michael Spyres

Six Questions with Michael Spyres

The Mansfield native has performed in operas all over the world, and is now taking over as artistic director of Springfield Regional Opera.

Sweet Girl Products

Sweet Girl Products

There are truckloads of products on the market aimed to soothe dry skin, but most of them are full of artificial fragrances and chemicals that can keep you applying layer after layer. Carrie and...

Dieticians For All

Dieticians For All

From free services offered at local grocery stores to private dietitians offering individualized programs, there’s a way for every 417-lander to learn how to eat for their health.

Indoor Energy Burners

Indoor Energy Burners

We know how you feel right now, parents. You can’t watch any more Pixar DVDs without losing it, and you’ve scraped your last chunk of Play-Doh out of the carpet for the month. You need another...

Where to spy an Eagle

Where to spy an Eagle

January is prime eagle-watching time, and we have tips that can help you find those majestic birds of prey

Incorporate Antiques into Your Decor

Incorporate Antiques into Your Decor

Want to add a little antique personality to your not-so-antique decor? We talked to local shop owners who have tons of great tips to share.

Have the Conversation

Have the Conversation

Start the year with a mission to have an open and frank conversation with your loved ones about a sometimes not-so-happy topic: end of life care. Local sources tell you how to join the national...

Meet a Staffer: Janelle Haik

Meet a Staffer: Janelle Haik

On this page we introduce you to one of the people who help make 417 Magazine happen. This month, meet Biz 417 Marketing and Event Coordinator Janelle Haik.

Getaway to Cape Girardeau

Getaway to Cape Girardeau

A little town in eastern Missouri may not seem like a vacation spot, but the warm community in Cape Girardeau (located 271 miles east of Springfield) is bound to make you want to stay a while.

A Class with the Zumba Crew

A Class with the Zumba Crew

Senior Editor Savannah Waszczuk travels 45 minutes east of Springfield to Seymour, her home town, for a Zumba class at the local YMCA.

Database Apple Premier Partner Springfield MO

Database Apple Premier Partner Springfield MO

Did you get a new Apple product for Christmas? Database, Springfield’s only locally owned Apple Premier Partner since 1984, offers classes that can help you become a wizard on your shiny new toy.

5 Reasons to Love a 417-Land Winter

5 Reasons to Love a 417-Land Winter

You’re probably sitting under a blanket with the heater cranked up as you read this. Instead of wishing for warmer days, read our list of five reasons to enjoy the chilly months in southwest...

Improv Shows in Springfield MO

Improv Shows in Springfield MO

Need a little boost? These live comedy shows will have you cracking up in no time.

45-Second Reviews

45-Second Reviews

Three Springfield musicians have released their first albums, and we gave them a listen.

Biscuit with Askinosie Chocolate Gravy

Biscuit with Askinosie Chocolate Gravy

The homemade biscuit is perfectly soft and buttery and covered in chocolate gravy.

417 Taphouse

417 Taphouse

When I heard there was a new bar downtown where you could pour your own beer, I immediately gathered my closest friends and made a reservation.