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June 2011

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A Summer of Fun

A Summer of Fun

Your definitive guide to a summer of fun, spent entirely in 417-land parks.

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Shopping For Camping and Climbing Gear

Prepare yourself for outdoor activities this summer with these camping and climbing accessories, all available at 417-land stores.

Quick Trip: Harrison, Arkansas

A weekend in northwest Arkansas could be just what your family needs.

Marina Makeovers

Two Table Rock Lake marinas got face lifts that turned them into hotspots for lake day trippers.

Airport Art

The Springfield–Branson National Airport is more than just a utilitarian travel hub. It’s also an art gallery

Savvy Shopper: Alta Moda Boutique

Alta Moda Boutique brings a variety of exclusive men’s and women’s clothing lines to Springfield.

5 Best Gyros

Looking for a hand-held meal that is not only savory, but affordable? It's all Greek to us.

Long Home Gallery: June 2011

Brady and Haden Long transformed a 1920s-era Foursquare house into a warm, comfortable home.

Traveling to New Orleans

Get inspired for your own trip to New Orleans with insider tips and neighborhood-by-neighborhood advice from a 417-lander and frequent visitor to The Big Easy.

Show-Me Music and Arts Festival Preview

The Show Me Music and Arts Festival is bringing top-notch performers—from bands to comedians and more—to Springfield this summer.

Now Blooming: Nixa Botanical Garden

A botanical garden and park is in the works in Nixa, bringing together local business-owners and the community in a hefty beautification effort.

Summer Camp, From Horseback

If you have a horse-obsessed kid, a Marshfield business offers everything from riding camps to parties.

New Thrills at Silver Dollar City, White Water

Both Silver Dollar City and White Water expanded this year, with two new attractions and a refurbished classic

2011 Tent Theatre Preview

The 49th season of the Missouri State Tent Theatre starts this month.

What You're Buying: Bronzers

Want a guilt-free sexy summer glow? We’ve found the best-selling and customer-favorite bronzers at five 417-land shops. They’re the ticket to a safe and sun-free “tan.”

Inside Mother's Brewing Company

Springfield’s only production brewery makes three year-round beers, plus seasonal and specialty brews—all from a former bread bakery.

Profile: Fishing Guide Eric Olliverson

Fishing from an early age, Eric Olliverson now gets to share his passion with 417-landers.

5 Best Gyros

Looking for a hand-held meal that is not only savory, but affordable? It's all Greek to us.

Shopping For Camping and Climbing Gear

Prepare yourself for outdoor activities this summer with these camping and climbing accessories, all available at 417-land stores.

Savvy Shopper: Alta Moda Boutique

Alta Moda Boutique brings a variety of exclusive men’s and women’s clothing lines to Springfield.

Quick Trip: Harrison, Arkansas

A weekend in northwest Arkansas could be just what your family needs.

Summer Camp, From Horseback

If you have a horse-obsessed kid, a Marshfield business offers everything from riding camps to parties.

What You're Buying: Bronzers

Want a guilt-free sexy summer glow? We’ve found the best-selling and customer-favorite bronzers at five 417-land shops. They’re the ticket to a safe and sun-free “tan.”

Traveling to New Orleans

Get inspired for your own trip to New Orleans with insider tips and neighborhood-by-neighborhood advice from a 417-lander and frequent visitor to The Big Easy.

Life House Maternity Home Gala

For the Life House Crisis Maternity Home. The Veridian Event Center. June 17, 2011. Photos by Hannah Keathley and Danielle Neverve.

Marina Makeovers

Two Table Rock Lake marinas got face lifts that turned them into hotspots for lake day trippers.

Airport Art

The Springfield–Branson National Airport is more than just a utilitarian travel hub. It’s also an art gallery

Show-Me Music and Arts Festival Preview

The Show Me Music and Arts Festival is bringing top-notch performers—from bands to comedians and more—to Springfield this summer.

Now Blooming: Nixa Botanical Garden

A botanical garden and park is in the works in Nixa, bringing together local business-owners and the community in a hefty beautification effort.

2011 Tent Theatre Preview

The 49th season of the Missouri State Tent Theatre starts this month.

New Thrills at Silver Dollar City, White Water

Both Silver Dollar City and White Water expanded this year, with two new attractions and a refurbished classic

Inside Mother's Brewing Company

Springfield’s only production brewery makes three year-round beers, plus seasonal and specialty brews—all from a former bread bakery.

Long Home Gallery: June 2011

Brady and Haden Long transformed a 1920s-era Foursquare house into a warm, comfortable home.

Profile: Fishing Guide Eric Olliverson

Fishing from an early age, Eric Olliverson now gets to share his passion with 417-landers.

People Pics

1. Ettie's Eats: Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
2. Seven Good Things
3. Cheap Eats
4. 5 Best Tabbouleh Dishes
5. Best Floats & Springs
1. 417 Magazine's Whiskey Fest
2. Zoo Gala
3. Avanzare Cooking Class
4. Springfield Symphony
5. Jingle Bell Bash

 

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