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Summery Sweet Treats

Summery Sweet Treats

Satisfy your sweet tooth this month with a refreshing treat bursting with fresh fruit and summery bliss.

The World’s Hottest Peppers are Grown in Strafford

The World’s Hottest Peppers are Grown in Strafford

Pam Shelburn and her husband, Bill, grow some of the world’s hottest peppers in their garden in Strafford. With new varieties of peppers popping onto the scene, this couple is always looking to...

Juices, Avocado Toast and more at Jasper’s Juicery

Juices, Avocado Toast and more at Jasper’s Juicery

Restauranteur Jason Miller brings pressed juices and healthy fare to downtown Joplin at Jasper’s Juicery.

On the Go Vino

On the Go Vino

Wine in a can? It’s nicer than you think.

An Evening with Canvas, A New Pop-Up Restaurant

An Evening with Canvas, A New Pop-Up Restaurant

Instead of using paints and bold colors, chefs Drake Tillman and Hansel Herschend at pop-up concept Canvas are creating art on the plate with seasonal produce.

Foodie News: Dutch Dining, Another Black Sheep and more

Foodie News: Dutch Dining, Another Black Sheep and more

Find out what’s cooking in the region’s restaurant scene.

25 Barbecue Road Trips

25 Barbecue Road Trips

We drove in all directions to visit the best barbecue joints around. Dig in for the delicious details, then hop in the car, turn up the tunes and enjoy your very own flavor-packed road trip.

Behind the Design: Storage for Garden Goodies

Behind the Design: Storage for Garden Goodies

The Cutest Pitchers for Summertime Drinks

The Cutest Pitchers for Summertime Drinks

Summertime calls for lots of lemonade and flavored iced teas, so make sure you serve up refreshments in a pitcher that screams summer style.

Star-Spangled Styles for the Fourth of July

Star-Spangled Styles for the Fourth of July

Celebrate America’s birthday by sporting this season’s patriotic styles. Here are a few star-spangled pieces to shake up your holiday look.

Summer Social Club: Bright Colors, Tropical Prints and Pompoms

Summer Social Club: Bright Colors, Tropical Prints and Pompoms

Get into the summer social scene while donning bright colors, tropical prints, off-the-shoulder looks, straw accessories and pompoms galore.

Jeff & Carol Lemley’s Taneycomo Pool House

Jeff & Carol Lemley’s Taneycomo Pool House

The beauty of the Branson hills convinced Jeff and Carol Lemley to move with their six kids from the Lone Star State to the Show Me State. Now, the pool house adjacent to their home on Lake...

Quick Trip to Hot Springs, Arkansas

Quick Trip to Hot Springs, Arkansas

About 260 miles south of Springfield, the cute little town of Hot Springs, Arkansas, provides numerous opportunities to relax, take in a bit of nature and treat yourself to a spa indulgence or two.

Perspective Preparatory Academy is a Tuition-Free Private School

Perspective Preparatory Academy is a Tuition-Free Private School

Perspectives Preparatory Academy offers an inclusive environment for kids across a large margin of learning capabilities, and it’s the first of its kind in 417-land.

Quick Critic: Shaun Munday’s Debut Album

Quick Critic: Shaun Munday’s Debut Album

After performing with blues, funk, soul and gospel heavyweights, Shaun Munday launched a solo career. His self-titled first album is available now.

The Cutest Pitchers for Summertime Drinks

The Cutest Pitchers for Summertime Drinks

Summertime calls for lots of lemonade and flavored iced teas, so make sure you serve up refreshments in a pitcher that screams summer style.

Star-Spangled Styles for the Fourth of July

Star-Spangled Styles for the Fourth of July

Celebrate America’s birthday by sporting this season’s patriotic styles. Here are a few star-spangled pieces to shake up your holiday look.

9 Questions with CrossFit Kid Emma Cary

9 Questions with CrossFit Kid Emma Cary

Emma Cary is a 13-year-old middle school student who loves pizza, her dog Jim and CrossFit—she trains twice a day and is winning competitions on a national level.

Get Fit: Private Tennis Lessons at Cooper Tennis Complex

Get Fit: Private Tennis Lessons at Cooper Tennis Complex

Looking to up her game, writer Stephanie Towne Benoit took a swing at private tennis lessons at Cooper Tennis Complex.

25 Barbecue Road Trips

25 Barbecue Road Trips

We drove in all directions to visit the best barbecue joints around. Dig in for the delicious details, then hop in the car, turn up the tunes and enjoy your very own flavor-packed road trip.

No Passport Needed to Travel the World at Getaway Golf

No Passport Needed to Travel the World at Getaway Golf

Head around the world in 36 holes at Getaway Golf, a new Springfield destination, home to two 18-hole miniature golf courses featuring famous landmarks from across the globe.

OTC’s Hal Higdon Shows His Irresponsible Side

OTC’s Hal Higdon Shows His Irresponsible Side

Hal Higdon, chancellor at Ozarks Technical Community College, has overseen tremendous growth at the college. Much of his work is covered by local media, but we wanted to talk to him about anything...

Behind the Design: Storage for Garden Goodies

Behind the Design: Storage for Garden Goodies

Lunch on the Lake at These 5 Spots on the Water

Lunch on the Lake at These 5 Spots on the Water

Next time you set sail on a boating adventure, leave the picnic basket at home and float on in to one of these top-notch restaurants on the water.

An Evening with Canvas, A New Pop-Up Restaurant

An Evening with Canvas, A New Pop-Up Restaurant

Instead of using paints and bold colors, chefs Drake Tillman and Hansel Herschend at pop-up concept Canvas are creating art on the plate with seasonal produce.

All About Irrigation and Sprinkler Systems

All About Irrigation and Sprinkler Systems

Yellow patches make for terrible first impressions. A professionally installed home sprinkler and irrigation system can make up for what the summer weather lacks when it comes to lawn care.

Bold Betties Brings Adventure to the Ozarks

Bold Betties Brings Adventure to the Ozarks

Earlier this year, the national women-only adventure group Bold Betties launched its first Midwest chapter in Springfield with the mission to help women around the Ozarks embrace their own boldness.

 Yum of the Month: Bambu’s Fresh Spring Rolls

Yum of the Month: Bambu’s Fresh Spring Rolls

Don't miss the yum of the month at Bambu Vietnamese Cuisine.

Kiddie Couture at Haute Tot Upscale Kids Resale

Kiddie Couture at Haute Tot Upscale Kids Resale

Haute Tot Upscale Kids Resale offers high-end children’s fashions at prices for every family.

The Must-Have Label for Your Next Vacation

The Must-Have Label for Your Next Vacation

Dress for vacations and staycations alike with this culturally inspired line for the modern bohemian.

 Yum of the Month: Bambu’s Fresh Spring Rolls

Yum of the Month: Bambu’s Fresh Spring Rolls

Don't miss the yum of the month at Bambu Vietnamese Cuisine.

 Drink of the Month: La Paloma’s Sangria

Drink of the Month: La Paloma’s Sangria