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Family Dining Day

Family Dining Day

Dine out with your little ones all day long at these kid-tested, parent-approved spots.

Banh Mi Brings Flavors of Saigon to Springfield

Banh Mi Brings Flavors of Saigon to Springfield

Are plain old sub sandwiches making you sad? Hoagies leaving you feeling ho-hum? Shake up your sandwich routine with a Vietnamese-style banh mi at Saigon Sandwiches.

Craft Beer Craze: What’s Brewing in 417-land

Craft Beer Craze: What’s Brewing in 417-land

Our region is home to some terrific brewing-scene stalwarts. But within the last year, those established favorites have been joined by a new generation of craft-beer hot spots. Meet 417-land’s...

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

Bryan Bevel, the former managing partner of Springfield Brewing Co., has embarked on a new culinary adventure with The Pitch Pizza & Pub, which serves up pizza, pasta and a bustling atmosphere.

Foodie News

Foodie News

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

Behind the Design

Behind the Design

It’s officially summer, and I’m grabbing up all the gingham, denim and summer sweets I can get my hands on, celebrating the best place to spend your summers: your backyard!

Republic’s Scuffed Edge Flea Market

Republic’s Scuffed Edge Flea Market

At Scuffed Edge in Republic, one creative maven shares her passion for refurbishing home decor.

Trending: Watches

Trending: Watches

It’s time to show your wrists some love. The bold bands and stylish faces of these watches make them great Father’s Day gifts, but they’d look equally great on women going for the timeless...

Lush Lashes

Lush Lashes

Tired of mascara stiffening and clumping your lashes, irritating your eyes and aging you before your time? Yeah, we know. So we found some alternatives that are sure to get you those killer lashes...

Posh Picnic Ideas

Posh Picnic Ideas

Forget glamping. Put the great in the great outdoors with chic picnic gear. Local shops have everything you need to plan an elegant outdoor meal.

Posh Picnic Ideas

Posh Picnic Ideas

Forget glamping. Put the great in the great outdoors with chic picnic gear. Local shops have everything you need to plan an elegant outdoor meal.

Family Dining Day

Family Dining Day

Dine out with your little ones all day long at these kid-tested, parent-approved spots.

Explore 28 Great Parks

Explore 28 Great Parks

Make it your mission to explore as many of these state, national and local parks as you can this summer, and use our guide as your road map to adventure.

A Peek Inside ViVo’s New Digs

A Peek Inside ViVo’s New Digs

ViVo Salon’s new location in southeast Springfield is a fresh makeover inspiring creativity in stylists and clients.

Banh Mi Brings Flavors of Saigon to Springfield

Banh Mi Brings Flavors of Saigon to Springfield

Are plain old sub sandwiches making you sad? Hoagies leaving you feeling ho-hum? Shake up your sandwich routine with a Vietnamese-style banh mi at Saigon Sandwiches.

Craft Beer Craze: What’s Brewing in 417-land

Craft Beer Craze: What’s Brewing in 417-land

Our region is home to some terrific brewing-scene stalwarts. But within the last year, those established favorites have been joined by a new generation of craft-beer hot spots. Meet 417-land’s...

Grilling and Fire Pit Mistakes to Avoid

Grilling and Fire Pit Mistakes to Avoid

Summertime in the Ozarks means grills are lit and outdoor fire pits are in full use. That also means there’s a risk of injury or damage to property. For tips on balancing design and safety, we...

5 Swimming Hole Road Trips

5 Swimming Hole Road Trips

The mercury is starting to creep up, which means it’s time to gather the family, hit the road and make a splash at one of these gorgeous swimming holes within driving distance of 417-land.

Trending: Watches

Trending: Watches

It’s time to show your wrists some love. The bold bands and stylish faces of these watches make them great Father’s Day gifts, but they’d look equally great on women going for the timeless...

5 Best Fancy Toasts

5 Best Fancy Toasts

We’d like to propose a toast—actually, five toasts—for your next brunch outing. Whether you skew simple and sweet or salty and savory, these trendy toasts boast creative flourishes that...

Pool School: Where to Splash This Summer

Pool School: Where to Splash This Summer

Round up your youngsters and beat the heat this summer at one of the cool pools around 417-land.

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

Bryan Bevel, the former managing partner of Springfield Brewing Co., has embarked on a new culinary adventure with The Pitch Pizza & Pub, which serves up pizza, pasta and a bustling atmosphere.

Drink of the Month: Ruby’s Kombucha on Tap

Drink of the Month: Ruby’s Kombucha on Tap

Sip the Drink of the Month at Ruby's Market.

Foodie News

Foodie News

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

Seasonal Sippers

Seasonal Sippers

Quench your thirst this month with some of the special seasonal brews popping up around 417-land.

Walking in Springfield

Walking in Springfield

Discover your city and do your body a little bit of good by simply lacing up your sneakers and going for a walk.

Acacia Spa’s TRX Workout

Acacia Spa’s TRX Workout

Always up for a challenge, writer Asia Key ab-blasted her way through an intense TRX workout at Acacia Spa.

Lush Lashes

Lush Lashes

Tired of mascara stiffening and clumping your lashes, irritating your eyes and aging you before your time? Yeah, we know. So we found some alternatives that are sure to get you those killer lashes...

Yum of the Month: California Roll Nachos

Yum of the Month: California Roll Nachos

Yoshi Jen's California Roll Nachos incorporate shredded crab, avocado, strips of dried seaweed, crispy wonton and splashes of sweet and savory sauces.

Behind the Design

Behind the Design

It’s officially summer, and I’m grabbing up all the gingham, denim and summer sweets I can get my hands on, celebrating the best place to spend your summers: your backyard!

 Bubbly Bears and Sparkle Pops–Sugarfina in Springfield

Bubbly Bears and Sparkle Pops–Sugarfina in Springfield

Dainty and delectable, Sugarfina is the candy and chocolate line you didn’t know you were missing.

Become a Grill Master: Inventive Ways to Tackle the Flames

Become a Grill Master: Inventive Ways to Tackle the Flames

Change up your usual cooking routine, and make something a bit unexpected on your grill tonight. A local farmer and foodie spill some of their favorites.

Spend Some Time in Santa Fe

Spend Some Time in Santa Fe

Go for the art, stay for the food. New Mexico’s capital city is a perfect long weekend getaway.

Meet the Master of Table Rock Lake State Park

Meet the Master of Table Rock Lake State Park

Park Superintendent Carl Bonnell has been working for Table Rock State Park for the past 25 years. Read on to learn a little bit about his job, plus a few secrets you never knew about TRL’s...

Yum of the Month: California Roll Nachos

Yum of the Month: California Roll Nachos

Yoshi Jen's California Roll Nachos incorporate shredded crab, avocado, strips of dried seaweed, crispy wonton and splashes of sweet and savory sauces.

Drink of the Month: Ruby’s Kombucha on Tap

Drink of the Month: Ruby’s Kombucha on Tap

Sip the Drink of the Month at Ruby's Market.