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Searching for the Antique and Unique

The Springfield area is home to dozens of antique shops, resale boutiques, flea markets and thrift stores. If you’re a bargain hunter, antique lover, collector or just looking for a unique souvenir, you’ve come to the right place. The Springfield area is home to dozens of antique shops, resale…

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The Best Places To Hear Poetry Readings In Springfield

In a land long, long ago and not so far away, I sat in an English class at Southwest Missouri State College (now Missouri State University) and listened to the professor offer forth two definitions. The first was for prose. “Prose,” he said, “is written with words in the best order.” He then went on…

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These Springfield Spots Are Pet-Friendly

Springfield, MO has many activities for visitors and residents to enjoy with their favorite fur companions. Most obvious, of course, are outdoor activities such as exploring the numerous parks and trails that showcase the beauty of the Ozarks. Here are some of the top parks and trails: Springfield…

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Discover These 30+ Museums In Springfield, Missouri

Whether your interests are in local history or events of the past that shaped our nation, historical sites and museums in the area will provide education and entertainment for hours. Some are well known while others are quirky and off the beaten path, and they all are worth exploring. Many are free…

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Visit Bolivar & Polk County

There's a lot to do just northwest of Springfield. Bolivar is a vibrant small town with a charming downtown, a world-class art museum, a hospital and a four-year university offering a variety of degrees, including two doctoral programs. About 30 miles northwest of Springfield, Bolivar offers plenty…

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Thai In or Thai Out

A guide to Springfield's Thai food Springfield is known for its diverse dining options. Locals don’t have to go far to divulge in an assortment of worldly delicacies. Join us as we travel through Springfield’s exquisitely indulgent cuisine in our dining around the world series starting with the…

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Holiday Events In The Ozarks

Enjoy the Ozarks this holiday season. The colder it gets the more likely we all are to fill a thermos full of hot cocoa, bundle up with all the winter clothes and outerwear we can find and get ready to be wowed by brilliantly sparkling lights and holiday cheer. Regardless of slightly wind-bitten…

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