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Features

Tackling the Taboo: Let's Talk About Sex

Tackling the Taboo: Let's Talk About Sex

Dr. Libby Bennett grew up as the daughter of missionaries and spent most of her childhood and adolescent years in Kenya. Today she’s a clinical psychologist who specializes in sex therapy.

The Future Starts in Springfield

The Future Starts in Springfield

At Jordan Valley Innovation Center, local scientists are turning big ideas into reality. Find out why cocoa beans, saliva and a DC battery are keys to major healthcare and defense advancements.

Departments

Review: Jimm's Steakhouse and Pub

Review: Jimm's Steakhouse and Pub

After an old steakhouse favorite sat empty for too long, one of its former employees stepped in to revitalize the space with a new—but familiar—steakhouse of his own.

Review: Vasken's Deli

Review: Vasken's Deli

A Greek deli in Branson serves up a gyro that meets all the qualifications for a perfect (read: crunchy, savory, garlicky) Greek lunch.

Savvy Shopper: Garden Adventures Nursery

Savvy Shopper: Garden Adventures Nursery

Whether you’re looking to buy a new plant or simply enjoy a beautiful stroll garden, you can do it at Nixa’s Garden Adventures Nursery.

Covered in Color

Flip flops, check. Beach towel, check. There’s only one thing left to make your walk to the pool even hotter: a swimsuit cover-up. Check out our favorite local finds.

Ramsey Home Profile: May 2010

Ramsey Home Profile: May 2010

From the eat-in kitchen to the specially planned storage areas, Rick and Michelene Ramsey use every square foot of their family’s quaint Nixa home.

Get Pumped

Get Pumped

The world’s smallest heart pump is now available at two of 417-land’s largest hospital

Tackling the Taboo: Let's Talk About Sex

Tackling the Taboo: Let's Talk About Sex

Dr. Libby Bennett grew up as the daughter of missionaries and spent most of her childhood and adolescent years in Kenya. Today she’s a clinical psychologist who specializes in sex therapy.

Mother Always Said...

Mother Always Said...

Moms are infamous for passing down wisdom. It’s part of what makes Mom, Mom. So this month, in honor of Mother’s Day, we’re sharing the advice that the mothers of some of Springfield’s...

Springtime White

Springtime White

The Developmental Center of the Ozarks’ newest fundraiser has guests dressed all in white.

What's Your Favorite...

What's Your Favorite...

An artistic chat with An Arts Patronage Initiative Director Bucky Bowman.

The Future Starts in Springfield

The Future Starts in Springfield

At Jordan Valley Innovation Center, local scientists are turning big ideas into reality. Find out why cocoa beans, saliva and a DC battery are keys to major healthcare and defense advancements.

Get Slammed

Get Slammed

What’s it like to write poetry and perform it at a poetry slam in front of a crowded theater? I gave it a try to find out. BY Savannah Waszczuk

School's In for Summer

School's In for Summer

When your little one declares “when I grow up, I wanna be a scientist!” you might be intimidated. Here’s a quick reference guide to a few local summertime classes (the fun kind), so you can...

Losing It

417-land's weight-loss success stories, how they got there, and how you can, too.

The Hot List: May 2010

The Hot List: May 2010

11 things you can’t stop talking about this mont

Jump for the Camera!

Jump for the Camera!

Originally from Russia, photographer Sergey Tsygankov is donating his time and photography skills to teaching local children about art and the Russian culture.

Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting

Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting

Chun Yi: The Legend of Kung Fu brings Far East flair to Branson. The Tony-nominated show starts this month at the White House Theatre.

Quick Trip: Little Rock

How to make the most of a vacation to the capital of Missouri's neighbor to the south.

Black is Back

Black is Back

Starting this month, the Black Oak Amphitheater is bringing big acts to Branson.