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Walter Watts

The Twelve Days Of Christmas

One of my favorite parts of living in Springfield is all of the awesome experiences that come along with it. I love to share those with friends, family and smiling strangers. This Christmas I decided to modernize my own twelve days of Christmas - Springfield style. Check out all these gifts and…

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Find The Perfect Holiday Gift

Springfield offers every type of shopping imaginable from Ozarkian outdoor gear to the trendy threads you've been waiting for. Here is a guide to help you get started finding the perfect gift for family, friends or yourself. Missouri is Awesome Shirt found at 5 Pound Apparel Local Favorites…

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A Salute to Military History

Explore the city's history thanks to museums, battle sites, cemeteries and landmarks. Among the first stops on a history tour should be the History Museum on the Square, The Library Center and of the site of the very first shoot out, July 21, 1865, nested in between the two, Wild Bill Hickok…

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Bikes, Brews, and Great Views

I'm always running around Downtown Springfield. So fast that sometimes I forget to do more than inhale my coffee or enjoy the view the city has to offer. With wide open skies, mature trees, historic buildings and amazing local shops to get the early morning fix, it is a crime not to stop and smell…

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Mountain Springs Trout Park

Any good fisherman will tell you that the secret to enjoying fishing is the story told after. Mountain Springs Trout Park specializes in creating the the story, the memory, the fishing tale. For over 60 years anglers and families have been reeling in rainbow trout with a twist. Crossing the dock…

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You Should Know

Walking down the sidewalk along Route 66, The Old Glass Place seems to be an unassuming alcove. Though the tinted glass tries its best to conceal, what lies just out of sight is one of the great hidden gems of Springfield, MO. As soon as the glass door shuts, the hustle and bustle of the city is…

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Farmer's Gastropub

From the first step into Farmer's Gastropub, something is truly original. Alongside the quirky and historical decor, there is an ambience that is all very British. Established in 2009 the pub's unique feel has been perpetuated in each decision made by owner, Bill Griffiths. His mission: to bring…

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The Birth of Louie

Throwback to when Louie Hatched at Hammons. On April 6th, 2006, Louie the Mascot celebrated his first birthday with the Springfield Cardinals at Hammons Field! Almost 7,000 of Louie's closest friends were there for this special day, as the Springfield Cardinals opened their 2006 season…

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