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10 Most Beautiful 2015

10 Most Beautiful 2015

We’re so excited to introduce you to the 10 winners—every single one of them gorgeous both inside and out thanks to their giving natures, goodwill, inspiring personalities or community...

Features

10 Most Beautiful 2015

10 Most Beautiful 2015

We’re so excited to introduce you to the 10 winners—every single one of them gorgeous both inside and out thanks to their giving natures, goodwill, inspiring personalities or community...

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5 Best Creative Brunch Dishes

5 Best Creative Brunch Dishes

Traditional brunch dishes are given an unexpected twist with these creations, all the perfect reason to hop out of bed and head out early the next time the weekend rolls around.

The Gaslight

The Gaslight

One gastropub in Joplin is proving that size doesn’t matter, as it serves up small plates with big flavor.

Dear Caramel

Dear Caramel

Yvette Wynne turned a ho-hum family tradition into a masterpiece with homemade caramel sauce, and now she’s sharing her tasty treats with the customers at Farmers Market of the Ozarks.

 NoVo Asian Bistro

NoVo Asian Bistro

At NoVo Asian Bistro, one of Springfield’s newest west-side restaurants, the menu features sushi and rice platters alongside burgers and Parmesan fries.

Kaye’s Last Hurrah

Kaye’s Last Hurrah

This month, we bid a fond farewell to our style coordinator, Kaye Lee. She’s taking a new position and passing the job on of style expert to 417 Magazine’s Heather Kane.

Shaila’s, Nixa MO

Shaila’s, Nixa MO

Shaila’s, a women’s boutique in Nixa, sells on-trend clothing and accessories all priced at $50 or less.

The Art of the Bar

The Art of the Bar

Dive into a styling project that will look oh-so-glam by transforming a side table into a stylish bar for easy entertaining.

How to Wear It: Blazers

How to Wear It: Blazers

Before packing up all your favorite summer fashions, try adding one of fall’s most splurge-worthy staples to the mix: the classic blazer. To pull off this look in style, three 417-land style...

Killer Heels

Killer Heels

It’s time to make over your shoe collection and add some heels to your wardrobe. We scoured local boutiques to find the best.

True Religion

True Religion

Classic design and a touch of urban edge make these baby blues a true hit!

Uke66 Ukulele Camp

Uke66 Ukulele Camp

One 417 Magazine staffer gives up her Wednesday nights for a new love: the ukulele.

Step by Step Dance

Step by Step Dance

Our senior editor visits Step by Step Dance and learns to two step just in time for fall festival season.

Little Free Libraries

Little Free Libraries

Sweet bits of community are scattered all over Springfield in the form of Little Free Libraries. Darling painted boxes on people’s lawns or outside elementary schools invite residents to share...

Get ready to Run

Get ready to Run

Have you always dreamed of running a marathon, but aren’t quite sure where to begin? With cooler weather just around the corner, take the plunge and start training for your first marathon now. We...

Meet a Staffer: Rose Marthis

Meet a Staffer: Rose Marthis

On this page, we introduce you to one of the people who help make 417 Magazine happen. This month, meet Assistant Editor, Rose Marthis.

Chesterfield, MO

Chesterfield, MO

Just three hours northeast of Springfield is a quaint residential enclave known for its numerous shopping areas, outlets and public parks. Hit the road for a family-friendly weekend away in...

The Mystery Hour

The Mystery Hour

Not your typical workspace, Jeff Houghton’s on-stage The Mystery Hour desk is just one of the tidbits that make the show’s set as much fun to look at as the guests are to watch. Read on to...

Spencer Fane

Spencer Fane

The new Spencer Fane office in Springfield’s Farmers Park looks more like a creative business space than a law firm, but that was exactly the company’s goal.

Which Crafting Party is for Me?

Which Crafting Party is for Me?

Use this flowchart to discover your ideal way to release your creativity, then invite a group of your pals and plan an evening of crafts and conversation.

10 Most Beautiful 2015

10 Most Beautiful 2015

We’re so excited to introduce you to the 10 winners—every single one of them gorgeous both inside and out thanks to their giving natures, goodwill, inspiring personalities or community...

Justin Britt

Justin Britt

Seattle Seahawks’ Justin Britt is a 417-land native who made it from playing under small-town Friday night lights to tackling opponents among cheers of the NFL’s loudest fans. Read about his...

Junior League of Springfield's New President

Junior League of Springfield's New President

Meet the Junior League of Springfield’s newest president. In addition to her 10 years of board experience with JLS, Ashley French carries a vision for re-defining one of 417-land’s most...

Show-Me Chefs

Show-Me Chefs

Students at Missouri State University created Show-Me Chefs, a cooking show that highlights local chefs and local food producers, and you can watch it on TV starting September 26.

Meeting the African Queen

Meeting the African Queen

After years of speculation and mystery, the home along Lone Pine Avenue in Springfield is finally complete, and the finished product is like nothing else in town.

Schwinn Sandwich

Schwinn Sandwich

Plenty of tender roast beef is piled extra-high between slices of pressed Artisan’s Oven French baguette.

Leopard Latte

Leopard Latte

With a Mama Jean’s a short walk away from our office, an iced Leopard Latte is the perfect excuse for us to step away from our computer screens and stretch our legs in search of an afternoon...