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March 2012

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Field Guide for Parents

Field Guide for Parents

We found 91 local resources to keep your kids busy with family-friendly fun.

Features

Best Dressed

Best Dressed

These individuals each have their own personal, unique style.

Made for the Moberlys

Made for the Moberlys

Wayne and Susan Moberly worked with a team of local professionals to build an Old World-style dream home.

Field Guide for Parents

Field Guide for Parents

We found 91 local resources to keep your kids busy with family-friendly fun.

The Great American West

The Great American West

Follow Megan Johnson on a trip from Missouri to Yellowstone National Park and Jackson Hole. Her tips and experiences could help you plan the ultimate trip with your own family.

Departments

Kore Values

Kore Fashion & Gallery gives downtown Springfield shoppers the chance to buy non-toxic cosmetics, one-of-a-kind clothing and purses that can’t be found anywhere else locally, all at affordable...

417's Cooking Class with Chateau Grille

At this month’s 417 Magazine Cooking Class, Chef Doug Knopp of Chateau Grille creates a mouthwatering four-course meal. See him put his skills to work at the event, or TRY the recipes on these...

417 Magazine's Cooking Class with Chateau Grille

Cooking Class with Chateau Grill at Metro Appliances & More. March 20, 2012.

A Battle in Images

Photography and history buffs, we found a book for you. It honors the 150th anniversary and brings it to life through photography.

New Face of Gerber 2011

As the newest face of the Gerber generation, Springfield baby Tate Rosendahl received a $50,000 scholarship and will be pictured in a national advertising campaign.

The Hunter

It’s a personal quest that draws Steve Cowen into the woods every spring. He’s not alone. Finding the elusive morel mushroom is a bit of an obsession for many in the Ozarks. Read on, for...

Ready, Aim, Fire

Need a place to practice your aim? We searched for the five best shooting ranges in 417-land, from comfortable indoor spots, to super-inexpensive outdoor gun-friendly playgrounds. Make sure you put...

Special Deliveries

Jesus Was Homeless cooks, delivers and donates more than 570 meals each week to homeless families in Branson. Read on, to learn how you can help, too.

Dressing the Part

Whether your kiddos are mini sports buffs or future Picassos, we’ve found outfits to portray their personalities.

Make Up, For Good

417 Magazine’s general manager Joan Whitaker donated her eyes to a little experiment: Trying out permanent make up. Read about her experience.

The Great American West

Follow Megan Johnson on a trip from Missouri to Yellowstone National Park and Jackson Hole. Her tips and experiences could help you plan the ultimate trip with your own family.

Trivia Fiesta 2012

For Ozarks Counseling Center. Executive Conference Center Ballroom. March 8, 2012.

10 Most Beautiful Women

It’s time to honor 10 outstanding women in 417-land—and it’s all about beauty both inside and out. Nominations start this month.

Paranormal Activity

Interested in paranormal investigation? We spent the night in Pythian Castle with a team of paranormal investigators. Learn how you can try a little ghost hunting out for yourself.

Ball of the Wild Fashion Show

Friends of the Zoo gathered for the Ball of the Wild Fashion Show at Highland Springs Country Club. March 22, 2012.

It's for the Birds

Learn about Crane from the people who know it best: Its residents. Crane is a town known for its antique stores, chicken festival, special trout and heron population.

What You're Buying: Cars

In the market for a new ride? We talked to a handful of 417-land dealerships to find out their best-selling vehicles.

Express Yourself

The Missouri Performing Arts Center is helping kids in 417-land find their artistic passions.

Taste Test: Veggie Burger

Local Flavor: Bekemeier’s Fruit Butters.

Want to treat your taste buds to a locally made delight? This month, we feature Bekemeier’s luscious fruit butters. Your toast never had it so good.

Bibiya Bibimbap

Bibiya offers fresh and healthful Korean dishes that can even be customized. If you’ve ever been curious about new Asian flavors, this is the place to try them.

Java Experiences: The Coffee Ethic

Learn how a love of coffee ultimately translated into a career change and a thriving addition to Springfield’s coffee scene.

J. Parrino’s Queen City Deli

J. Parrino’s Queen City Deli brings a big city deli feel to Springfield. See what makes it so delish.

Yum of the Month: Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake from Unique Sweets.

Seven Good Things

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

Drink of the Month: The Schlafly Flight

For beer-lovers who just can’t make up their minds, the Schlafly flight at Farmers Gastropub offers generous portions of four different, delicious brews.

Kore Values

Kore Fashion & Gallery gives downtown Springfield shoppers the chance to buy non-toxic cosmetics, one-of-a-kind clothing and purses that can’t be found anywhere else locally, all at affordable...

Eric Mueller and Ashley Ray

November 11, 2011; 425 Downtown, Springfield

Made for the Moberlys

Wayne and Susan Moberly worked with a team of local professionals to build an Old World-style dream home.

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