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Fall Drives

Fall Drives

Fill up the tank and hit the open road—we’ve found the 7 most scenic adventures in the Ozarks

Features

Domestic Violence in Springfield

Domestic Violence in Springfield

Domestic violence in Springfield continues to get worse, but community leaders are fighting back. Read on to learn what’s going on locally, and find out how you can help make a difference.

Springfield Public Schools Hall of Fame 2016

Springfield Public Schools Hall of Fame 2016

Meet the Springfield Public Schools Hall of Fame Class of 2016, which includes three graduates of Glendale High School—from three different decades—who are making significant impacts on their...

Departments

Patio Hop

Patio Hop

With summer’s blazing temps in the rearview mirror, there’s no better way to enjoy the change of seasons than a dinner under the stars. We’ve rounded up some of 417-land’s coolest...

Druff's

Druff's

New to the downtown Springfield restaurant scene, Druff’s uses quality ingredients to give the oh-so-favorite grilled cheese sandwich a gourmet twist.

Canyon Grill Restaurant

Canyon Grill Restaurant

We stopped by Dogwood Canyon for a lunch filled with unusual meats and tasty eats.

Behind the Design

Behind the Design

The magazines are all about autumn right now, and I can’t help but look forward to a cozy bonfire in my backyard. Here are some local finds that are on my list to create the best weenie roast in...

Jackie Blue

Jackie Blue

Bring back the 1970s by rocking this season’s newest denim silhouette, the flare. Here are five ways to rock your look this month.

Wearing Western

Wearing Western

Three local style experts tell you how to rock the Western trend in 417-land.

Lookin’ Slick

Lookin’ Slick

Local entrepreneur Andy Cobb is creating a product that’ll make your hair look as hip as it did in the good old days.

Fall for Color

Fall for Color

It’s okay to love pumpkin spice and changing leaves, and this season we have all the color we crave at our fingertips. Here is a taste of all the autumn-inspired looks that are so hot, hot, hot.

Thrills and Chills

Thrills and Chills

Digital Assistant Lillian Stone hates roller coasters, and that’s exactly why we sent her on an eight-hour coaster extravaganza to find the best thrills in 417-land and—hopefully—conquer her...

Best of the Fests

Best of the Fests

Festivals abound this month with traditional activities like hayrides and parades. When you attend, make sure you are hungry: Boiled lobster, homemade apple butter, sweet and salty kettle corn and...

5 Best Town Squares

5 Best Town Squares

Chock full of small-town charm, locally owned cafes and shops and even some ghost stories, these five 417-land town squares have won us over. Next time you’re up for a bit of historical amusement...

On The Defense

On The Defense

Senior Editor and resident softie Savannah Waszczuk learns a bit of self-defense at Xtreme Krav Maga Springfield.

Domestic Violence in Springfield

Domestic Violence in Springfield

Domestic violence in Springfield continues to get worse, but community leaders are fighting back. Read on to learn what’s going on locally, and find out how you can help make a difference.

Escape to Kimmswick

Escape to Kimmswick

Festivals are the perfect way to bring people together, and the tiny town of Kimmswick (visitkimmswick.com) hosts several of them every year. Pack your bags and head to this historic Missouri city,...

Springfield Public Schools Hall of Fame 2016

Springfield Public Schools Hall of Fame 2016

Meet the Springfield Public Schools Hall of Fame Class of 2016, which includes three graduates of Glendale High School—from three different decades—who are making significant impacts on their...

Good Karma

Good Karma

This month, Karma Salon is celebrating 10 years in business, and its newly remodeled space is a gift to itself—and all of Springfield.

Thai Noodle Bowl

Thai Noodle Bowl

Pork and beef simmered to perfection with Thai spices and hot chilies.

Ozark Campfire

Ozark Campfire

This drink is perfect for anyone who wants to escape to the darkness of the Red Room and forget about life for a while.