Cover Story

Top Doctors 2016

Top Doctors 2016

This list covers 788 physicians who were voted the best by their peers in the local medical community.

Features

Winds of Change

Winds of Change

Five years have passed since the EF-5 tornado ripped its way through Joplin. Since then, the city has rebuilt and even grown, but not every scar has healed.

Departments

Cesar’s Old Mexico

Cesar’s Old Mexico

After 18 years of working at Cielito Lindo, Cesar Ortiz has branched out on his own with a restaurant serving authentic Mexican cuisine inspired by his childhood.

Yummy Margaritas in 417-Land

Yummy Margaritas in 417-Land

At your next happy hour, sip on one of the yummiest margaritas in 417-land.

Neighbor’s Mill Bakery & Café

Neighbor’s Mill Bakery & Café

Neighbor’s Mill Bakery & Café serves up freshly baked bread and tasty lunchtime fare to crowds of hungry diners.

The Mighty Waffle

The Mighty Waffle

Waffles aren’t relegated to the breakfast menu anymore. Now you can find them at dinnertime and even as a late-night snack—often with creative toppings and interesting presentations. Read on to...

Nature Inspired Design

Nature Inspired Design

As 417 Magazine’s Creative Director, I pull inspiration from all over. Design is a passion of mine, and when I’m out scouting products to feature in the magazine I run across items I just have...

Pure & Simple Co. Nixa

Pure & Simple Co. Nixa

A newer store on the Nixa shopping scene, Pure & Simple Co. offers everything from quality handmade furniture to one-of-a-kind gift items.

Dear John denim

Dear John denim

Dear John denim has been a long-time favorite at The Uptown Boutique, and owner Sarah Schaeffer doesn’t see that ending anytime soon.

How to Wear It: Jungle Style

How to Wear It: Jungle Style

Local fashion gurus share their tips for the best way to show off your wild side with animal prints.

Bring on the Beads

Bring on the Beads

Beadwork has a rich cultural heritage, and this season beads are hot-hot-hot again. As the demand for handmade fashion increases, designers are creating more unique styles, and local boutiques...

Kentucky Derby 2016 Hats

Kentucky Derby 2016 Hats

Kentucky Derby hats are brighter, larger and more extravagant than they’ve ever been before. So go ahead and throw a fabulous Derby party, sip mint juleps with your friends or head to one of the...

Treat Your Feet

Treat Your Feet

We’ve rounded up the best products to help get your feet looking as good as your new summertime sandals.

House of Style

House of Style

Bold paint colors, vibrant artwork and one-of-a-kind furnishings breathe life and personality into Debbie Sutliff’s Springfield home.

Creative Escape Glass

Creative Escape Glass

Next time you’re looking for something fun to do on a Saturday afternoon, pop in to Creative Escape Glass and learn the art of glass fusion. You’ll be surprised how easy it is and may discover...

Top Doctors 2016

Top Doctors 2016

This list covers 788 physicians who were voted the best by their peers in the local medical community.

Five Questions with Jeff Schrag

Five Questions with Jeff Schrag

This month, Mother’s Brewing Company turns 5 years old. Founder and Owner Jeff Schrag chats with us about the brewery, the community and the exciting new developments on the horizon.

Delivering more Options

Delivering more Options

On a quest to give local mothers more natural birth choices, Sarah Barkley opens Springfield’s first licensed birth center.

Grooming Future Doctors

Grooming Future Doctors

Local programs connect kids and young adults to careers in the medical community, giving them firsthand experience and an opportunity to see if a job in a medical field is in their future.

Getaway to Pella, Iowa

Getaway to Pella, Iowa

You don’t need a passport to enjoy a weekend full of European charm. Pella, Iowa, is a quaint spot six hours north of Springfield. Enjoy the town’s Dutch influence as you explore the historic...

A Day for Hope 2016

A Day for Hope 2016

Convoy of Hope is partnering with several community organizations to create an enormous aid event for the Springfield community. Here’s what you should know.

5 Best Memorial Day Float Trips

5 Best Memorial Day Float Trips

Go off the grid this Memorial Day Weekend. Ditch your smartphone and check out our five best nearby floats to take in May.

Clearwater Vacation

Clearwater Vacation

Take advantage of direct flights from Springfield to Clearwater, and plan an effortless vacation to Florida.

Give Ozarks 2016

Give Ozarks 2016

Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ enormous online Give Ozarks events connect donors with local organizations that need their help.

Meet a Staffer Katherine Newman

Meet a Staffer Katherine Newman

On this page we introduce you to one of the people who make 417 Magazine happen. This month, meet our sales assistant, Katherine Newman.

 ArtsFest 2016

ArtsFest 2016

Southwest Missouri’s largest fine arts festival puts a Walnut Street spin on the classic Midwest festival experience.

Winds of Change

Winds of Change

Five years have passed since the EF-5 tornado ripped its way through Joplin. Since then, the city has rebuilt and even grown, but not every scar has healed.

For the Kids

For the Kids

Learn how the child life specialists at Mercy Kids bring a little bit of joy to a child’s hospital stay.

Multiple Choices Millions of Dollars

Multiple Choices Millions of Dollars

One trivia show host and a collective of 417-land businesspeople are answering a tough question: How can we help those in need?

9Round Kickboxing Fitness

9Round Kickboxing Fitness

One of our resident fitness mavens learns how to get fit, nine rounds at a time.

Gnocchi from Metro Farmer

Gnocchi from Metro Farmer

Plump bits of melt-in-your-mouth perfection

Pimp Cocktail from Touch Restaurant

Pimp Cocktail from Touch Restaurant

The cocktail is crisp, refreshing and not at all sweet.